Monday Roundup: Building Business Relationships

December 9th, 2013 | Shonali Burke | 2 Comments

Building Business Relationships

Happy Monday! Are you ready for the week ahead? Well then, let’s get right to this week’s round-up!

Relationships are the foundation of any business. And from gathering the right data to connecting with potential clients, creating and building business relationships is a daily task.

This week’s roundup features seven posts that focus on building business relationships.

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5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

September 13th, 2013 | Guest Contributor | 6 Comments

Build NetworkGuest Post by Alicia Lawrence

Creating a network of bloggers and journalists is a great way to provide mutual support in the world of online media. For both public relations and search engine optimization, publishing content via other people’s sites is a critical part of their everyday duties.

Image: SalFalko via Flickr, CC 2.0

Not only do you have to find the right mediums, but you also have to get on the good side of the gatekeeper. Gatekeepers are the ones who control what is published on their site. Below are tips on how to build a network (and then maintain it!) of gatekeepers that will be relevant to you and your readers.

1. Find Gatekeepers with Similar Interests 

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Monday Roundup: Social Media Engagement for Business

August 5th, 2013 | Shonali Burke | 3 Comments

xPotomac attendees warming upGood morning! Happy Monday! Did everyone enjoy the weekend?

Client engagement is one of the core ways businesses grow their client base. It is also the best way to show your customers you value them as people rather than numbers. To that end, this week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on social media engagement for business.

1. Summer Social Media Prep for Fall Management

Why: The summer months can be a slow time for some businesses. In this post, Debra Askanase gives you some ideas to work on your engagement strategy while things are slow, so that you’re prepared when they heat up again.

2. LinkedIn: Thanks for the Endorsement, Have We Met?

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