Archive for March, 2010

Neighborhood Networking connects on LinkedIn

We now have a LinkedIn Group especially for Neighborhood Networking attendees!

Join the Neighborhood Networking Chicago Group to to stay in touch with other attendees, request referrals and share news and articles on networking and small business. We will also post details for our events.

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March 31, 2010 at 7:25 pm Leave a comment

Special offer for attendees: photography services

photo by Paul Berg Photography

One of our regular attendees, Paul Berg of Paul Berg Photography is offering fellow Neighborhood Networking attendees a 20% discount on professional portraits (until April 30, 2010). Please see details below and contact Paul directly to schedule your session!

Need a professional headshot for your website, marketing materials? Professional photographer Paul Berg will be offering a 20% discount on professional headshots for all Neighborhood Networking attendees till April 30, 2010. Paul has photographed numerous luminaries including Julie Andrews, Barbara Bush and Madeleine Albright.

To book your session, contact Paul at 773-489-1661 or paul@paulbergphotography.com. Don’t miss the opportunity—only till the end of April, 2010!

March 29, 2010 at 10:10 pm Leave a comment

Neighborhood Networking in Northcenter is one week away!

Have you signed up yet?

Join us, Tuesday, March 23rd for an evening of networking at Katerina’s (1920 West Irving Park Road)—as well as an opportunity to help us toast Neighborhood Networking‘s  first anniversary! (can you believe it’s been a year already?)

Buy tickets $12 at the door

*Northcenter businesses: promote your business by donating an item to our raffle! Contact us for a donation form and details.

March 17, 2010 at 1:13 am Leave a comment

Next stop: Northcenter

Neighborhood Networking is going back to where we started—literally! This month’s event will be in Northcenter, the neighborhood where we first kicked off Neighborhood Networking one year ago (has it been a year already?)

Join us, along with our co-hosts BBR Chicago (Business by Referral), on Tuesday, March 23rd for an evening of networking at Katerina’s (1920 West Irving Park Road) from 5:30-8:00 pm. Make sure you stay for the raffle… and help us toast our first anniversary!

Buy tickets in advance for $10 ($12 at the door). Please RSVP if you plan to pay at the door.

See you there!

*Northcenter businesses: promote your business by donating an item to our raffle! Contact us for a donation form and details.

March 12, 2010 at 5:11 pm Leave a comment

Referrals: it’s better to give than receive

Referrals are an important part of networking. While it may seem that getting referrals is most important, it’s actually more beneficial to focus on giving referrals.

Neighborhood Networking co-hostess LidiaVaresco recently blogged about referral marketing and shared several tips she learned from a webinar hosted by Duct Tape Marketing.

Read the referral marketing tips.

And share your own tips for using referrals by leaving a comment here!

March 11, 2010 at 10:27 pm Leave a comment


About the Hostesses

Lidia Varesco Design helps small businesses and organizations brand and market themselves more effectively. She also writes a blog called Biz Mama.

Mercury Organizing Professionals helps individuals and businesses gain control of their space, reduce the stress and relieve the pain caused by disorganization, saving you time and money.

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