Episode 8: Networking Tips and Strategies for Massive Business Growth with Brian Loebig
How do you feel about networking?
Love it or hate it, networking is a huge piece of running a business. Networking can open up so many doors for you that you may not have even anticipated before. In fact, many business owners find that referrals, or word-of-mouth marketing, are their biggest source of business.
Needless to say, it’s pretty important! In today’s episode of Construct & Generate, I sat down with Brian Loebig to talk more about how leveraging the power of networking can have a massive impact on your business.
Brian Loebig is the founder of Loebig Ink, LLC and an award-winning technology blog, TheInkBlog.net. Brian has over 15 years of experience working as a practitioner and administrator in the small business, non-profit, human service, and technology fields with a special emphasis on SEO, web design, and social media.
Brian has also been recognized as a master networker through his involvement with Business Networking International (BNI), multiple chambers of commerce, online meetups, Linkedin Local events, and more. He serves on the BNI International Board of Advisors and is one of the few "Platinum Level" BNI members in the country—having sponsored over 30 members in BNI and having invited hundreds of visitors over the course of his 8 years of participation.
Topics We Cover in This Episode:
The importance of networking
What BNI is and how it can help your business
Tips for making your networking efforts more beneficial for everyone
Why you should consider joining a Chamber of Commerce networking group
The benefits of networking in person
Why diversity in your networking is so important
Tips for your personal brand and SEO
I hope this episode inspires you to get out there and start networking! Brian is a perfect example of how putting yourself out there and meeting new people can propel your business forward.
Remember, get outside of your comfort zone and join some groups that you may not have thought of before. It can open so many doors for your business!
If you want to connect and learn more about Brian, make sure to check out his website and connect with him on LinkedIn—all linked below!
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