The networking algorithm

When was the first time you heard the word “algorithm”? I’m a bit more of a nerd than I let on and did A level maths and physics, plus my Dad got us our first home computer in 1981, so it was a word I learnt when I was quite young? But how about you? […]

Joining up your networking , social media and content marketing

Every Christmas and New Year I get the time not only to think about my business for the next year, but also all of your businesses. Helping people to make more sales from their interactions is what really floats my boat. Knowing that someone is achieving more because of a conversation they’ve had with me, […]

Content marketing is THE way to increase your networking sales

Content marketing is THE way to increase your networking sales Content marketing isn’t a new thing. I think people are scared of it because they think its new, but it’s been around for a very long time, and we’re all familiar with it really. By the way, before I go on, if you missed the […]

How to use social media to make more networking sales

How to use social media to make more networking sales Yesterday I wrote about networking events, and how to make more sales from them. If you missed that Email, I’ve archived it on my website right here – It was in July 2008 that I properly got into social media. That’s when I signed […]

lots of little things > one big thing every time

One of the biggest challenges I face in training in people around networking and social media is convincing them that it isn’t about one piece of perfect content, one networking event, the perfect 60 second pitch, one beautifully crafted article or video. So much of what I have done is imperfect at best. It is […]

Stefan Thomas networking and speaking events – November 2017

November is BUSY for me! As well as some private conferences I am at loads of business shows and networking events and speaking at most of them. Fancy catching up with me this month? This is where you’ll find me: Tuesday 7th November – Hereford Means Business – Speaking 12:15 –¬† Wednesday 8th November – […]

Business networking – is your personal brand growing or disappearing?

You have this huge opportunity with networking, no matter which networking organisation you are a member of, to massively influence your personal brand. And it is a threat as much as an opportunity. What I’ve learnt¬†is that your personal brand is what people say about you when you’re out of the room and your opportunity, […]

“I implemented one more thing from the Retreat and it has resulted in a new client which gives me a positive ROI within 6 days”
Claire McTernan – Employee to Business Owner

“within two months I went from an average of one client per month from networking, to five clients”
Samantha Rollins, Trinity Accountants