The Poken is electronic business card sharing device and much, much more. It is a fun way to share your social media and contact information with someone you meet who also has a Poken. It can include your photo, all your social media sites, your websites, phone, address..whatever you wanto add. Links are active hyper links AND they don’t have to type your contact info into their computer. – Martin Brossman, Raleigh NC
Over the past ten years or so, leads groups have become a staple of networking for small business people. Unlike the more familiar referrals groups and peer advisory groups, leads groups allow any number of the same businesses and membership is open with a small fee only when attended. Like its predecessors, however, leads groups are most effective when attended regularly and relationships are built.
From your career to your business, it is wise to think about the current and future conversation about you on the web. When you have a talk with someone at a networking event, that conversation lasts only as long as you’re speaking and in the memory of the people who were listening. Conversations on the web that may passionately express a strong opinion in the moment may live for years, long after the opinion has faded away.