Business networking in New Zealand is nothing new. What's new though, is the way in which business owners are networking with one another. We're going to explain both the traditional and online ways of business networking in NZ, plus share some great online networking tools you can use to grow the visibility of your business.
Like everyone else before the introduction of social networking, if you wanted to meet other owners, your only option was to meet up in person at a networking event. These were events at a set time, place and even a schedule of what will happen during the meeting. Face to face networking let you:
The issues with traditional networking though were:
With the development of technology, we've moved from predominatly face to face networking to social networking online. This offers you the opportunities to:
Online networking is also free. While there are paid groups out there, you need to consider if it is worth the cost for what they are offering. One of the best social networks is the Facebook group of Business Networking NZ. It's free and you are also able to add your business to the directory, giving you the bonus of links to your website. Come over and join our online NZ networking group today!
Posted: Saturday 9 June 2018