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92% of consumers worldwide trust recommendations from friends and family more than any other form of advertising.

Look after your referral sources and treat them as you would a good client. Be an active listener and in return ask yourself why would people want to network with you? What do you have to offer? One way to generate referrals naturally is to give people something to talk about, so make it easy for your referral partner to refer you. If you offer a product, service or after-service that is remarkable or noteworthy this will make it easier for people talk about you.

Care for them by giving back in a variety of ways. Find out their goals and plans for the future and think about how you might be able to help. Give part of your marketing time towards those who refer you work. Give when you can provide non-billable advice. Think about your connections and who can you introduce them to? Make the connections and assist in making productive introductions. You will find that you benefit many ways from the friendships and relationships you develop from this positive involvement.
Thrive “word of mouth marketing” is planned to generate a continued flow of renewable business month after month. At Thrive we use a system specifically set up for referrals, providing a stream of new business and a source of fresh opportunities for you and your business.


Thrive – developing connections for growth

If you want to keep up to date with networking hints and tips or would like to find out more about how to make business connections and networking in Norwich and Norfolk, please email or ring us on 01603 597727


Networking puts you in the position to connect with people with whom you want to do business and allows you to gain and grow good business relationships from the beginning. Networking isn’t just about making contacts and connections, it’s about making the right ones. Thrive is a forwarding thinking group of like-minded people who appreciate staying connected and helping each other.