Word-of-mouth referrals are powerful in numerous ways, they cut costs, boost efficiency, add value to you, your products or service, and first and foremost, they can help build you and your business an outstanding reputation that is priceless.
92% of consumers worldwide trust recommendations from friends and family more than any other form of advertising.
Networking is considered one of the most cost-effective and powerful ways to generate new business and it’s no secret that making connections and good quality contacts are among the way that top business leaders acquire new leads and sales, then why do so many business people struggle when it comes to making connections and networking?
The reason we become members of Thrive is for referrals—for a personal introduction to those with whom we want to do business. As members of Thrive we subscribe to the know like and trust ethos.
You’re getting tons of auto-reply holiday messages and voicemail greetings that promise a return call when your contact is back in the office … or no reply at all!
What is the Thrive Business Showcase? It’syour chance to show that you are the authority in your sector and to make sure that your network really understands your business as much as possible and in as much depth as they can. You need to make it simple for people to generate referrals for you.