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ShrinkedIn? Death by a thousand cuts...

ShrinkedIn - the slow demise of our favourite networking platform...

I'm defnitely not applauding the way things are heading down at LinkedIn, as the…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on February 12, 2024 at 12:00 — No Comments

Happy New Year - this time it's Personal!

In-person events are alive and well (again!) in 2024... yay!

A quick glance at our Home Page at the start of the New Year reveals that…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on January 4, 2024 at 13:30 — No Comments

How 'FREE' is FREE (as in FREE Networking Meetings)?

How 'FREE' is FREE?

'Free' always has an agenda (to get your contact details, your attention or whatever) and usually leads towards a sale of some sort...

If a SOcial…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on August 3, 2023 at 16:00 — No Comments

LinkedIn KILLED the Video Star… and that's YOU!

As of Monday 26 June (3 days from now) you can't upload a Profile Video to sit behind your LinkedIn mugshot. CRAZY but TRUE, so act NOW or LOSE it



The Profile Video (formerly Cover Story) is a free facility to upload a Tik-Tok style video clip of up to 30 seconds.

There's a…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on June 23, 2023 at 16:00 — No Comments

Video Killed the Radio Star - will it kill Live Networking?

Spring is definitely in the air, as we approach the end of May (and you guessed it, yet another Bank Holiday!) For now though, it's a full working week with a host of networking…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on May 19, 2023 at 18:30 — No Comments

And... you're 'back in the room'!

As businesses have started to reopen and we transition out of virtual workspaces, there is one thing that will still remain a critical aspect of professional development - in-person networking.

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on May 10, 2023 at 12:00 — No Comments

March-ing Forwards into Spring Together!

It's proving to be a soggy start to Spring - I know we need the rain, but still... 

Everything's sunny and bright in Networkland though, as the return of in-person networking shows no signs of abating. Long-established local organisations…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on March 26, 2023 at 16:30 — No Comments

Calling business owners in Reigate & Banstead, Epsom & Ewell, Mole Valley and Tandridge!

The four Councils that form East Surrey - @Epsom & Ewell, @Mole Valley, @Reigate & Banstead and @Tandridge - have come together to form the East Surrey Economic Development Initiative.

Businesses large and small, entrepreneurs, sole traders, start-ups and scale ups across East Surrey are being asked to identify…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on January 5, 2023 at 17:30 — No Comments

60 seconds in 60 minutes

Most business networking meetings start with all participants standing up to talk about their business for 60 seconds. For many people, this can be daunting and they struggle to know what to say. Added to that, on many occasions, not everyone is paying attention. As a result, their pitch sometimes falls flat.

60 Seconds in 60 minutes is a one hour, online, training course to help you to create an interesting, informative and memorable 60 second pitch.

You will…

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Added by Tim Gibbons on November 18, 2022 at 11:15 — No Comments

FREE LinkedIn Cheat Sheet (WMB 2022)...

Woking Means Business 2022 – Allen & Keith’s LinkedIn Cheat Sheet

If you didn't make it to Keith and Allen's Ultimate LinkedIn Seminar at the Show, check out this LinkedIn Cheat Sheet for a tiny tincture of what went on... 

Q1 What do I need to do before I even start to use LinkedIn?…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on October 13, 2022 at 17:30 — No Comments

What's on Networking in Surrey next week - 26 September 2022

Here's your free Friday (end of the second Elizabethan AgeWhat's On Bulletin - a 2-minute scan read from Networking in Surrey - highlighting what's going on in Networkland in the days ahead...

So, we've shown the rest of the world exactly how to queue (!) and how to execute pomp and pageantry with style and dignity

Now,…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on September 23, 2022 at 18:00 — No Comments

Guildford’s Sustainable Business Network Launch Achieves Capacity Crowd

It was standing room only at the official launch of Guildford’s Sustainable…

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Added by Jane Tyson on September 17, 2022 at 8:30 — No Comments

What's on Networking in Surrey next week - 19 September 2022

Here's your free Friday (Ave Atque Vale) What's On Bulletin - a 2-minute scan read from Networking in Surrey - highlighting what's going on in Networkland in the days ahead...

It's a sad and disorientating time for so many of us, which is likely to continue until after the State Funeral Bank Holiday.

There are plenty of distractions to disrupt 'business as usual', and networking meetings are no…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on September 16, 2022 at 18:00 — No Comments

Business Networking - the dreaded 'Summer Slump' is upon us!

The business networking 'Summer Slump' that always accompanies the start of the school holidays is once more getting under way.

This year it hits a networking industry that's been well and truly disrupted…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on August 3, 2022 at 16:30 — No Comments

On line versus in-person Networking - which is better?

Do you prefer networking online, or in person? Or maybe you're a Hybrid networker?

We networkers now have a myriad online events to choose from, many free or very low-cost. And real-world events are increasingly opening back up again,…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on June 27, 2022 at 10:00 — No Comments

HELPING UKRAINE Charities Making A Difference...

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on March 22, 2022 at 19:00 — No Comments

MyTeam Mastermind - maybe one day all networking will be this good...

SMARTER THAN YOUR AVERAGE BEAR, BOO-BOO!

MyTeam is not your average business networking group - even more important now that Networkland has changed forever!

Our mantra is 'Engage - Share - Support - Collaborate!' reflecting the stages of development a great networking relationship naturally follows.

Notice…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on February 14, 2022 at 17:00 — No Comments

Are you selling what your customers are buying?

You’d think it would be obvious. It isn’t.…



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Added by Clive Wilson on February 3, 2022 at 17:16 — No Comments

How Communilife came about and how it can help local businesses

Hi Guys

I would like to take this opportunity to tell you a little about Communilife, a not-for-profit organisation, and the journey we have had to get to our launch project. I hope you wind find it interesting.

At the start of 2020 I was approached by a friend asking if I would be interested in helping develop a new concept web app aimed at helping everyone in every local…

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Added by Terry Wilkinson on January 22, 2022 at 10:50 — No Comments

No SPAM thanks - we're all grown-ups here!

We're a friendly bunch here on Networking in Surrey - but we don't welcome SPAMMERS!

Some of our Members received a message from a newly posted Profile that was clearly SPAM, and thankfully let me know straight away. First, here's what the message looked like:

Clearly drivel - but also a waste of every body's time, including the SPAMMER…

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Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on January 14, 2022 at 17:56 — No Comments

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