I mean, do you socialize?
Although small sized but most of the clients I’ve got are through referrals. Not client referrals but referrals from my friends and family. You have no idea how I was referred. Once, I spoke to a client who was referred by my very old forgotten friend’s elder brother’s wife. For a long time, I din’t even recognize whom was he talking about.
Well, this post isn’t really about how I got clients being little social, but my new plans of getting more clients being more social (this funda is also called “business networking”). Have you ever been to any local meets? Where people with common interest meet, learn, or share ideas? I dint. But I’ve always wanted to be a part of a usergroup that has small business owner gatherings. Although these were difficult to maintain at old times, new feature rich websites like meetup.com are helping people like us get access to gatherings of interest. Imagine the possibilities: Continue reading