Close contact networking is very effective for small businesses that operate in a highly competitive environment and for service organizations or information-based businesses. It is extremely valuable for new or unusual businesses with which the marketplace is unfamiliar, particularly home-based business and those that lack funds to engage in a comprehensive marketing campaign.
Business networking with the SJBA gives you a foot in the door that is otherwise difficult to open. It is business people working together to benefit one another. You’ll increase your sales force immediately from 20 to 50 people!
The main purpose of the SJBA is to exchange qualified business tips, each member becomes a sales team for your product or service, generating quality business contacts that expands your customer base.Promotion and exposure to a target audience is the driving force of any successful business.
Joining our group provides so many benefits, not only with marketing to other professionals, but also spreading the word to potential clients. Upon acceptance, you’ll find your own voice within the community to experience the advantages of being involved in such a reputable business networking organization.
Should you become a member, you’ll exchange valuable business tips with others, and exchange business leads with other members. These leads will provide access to clients you would not otherwise be able to contact.
There are no outside speakers. Members identify themselves and their product or service at each meeting. You will be invited to display your product or service on a predetermined schedule. No conflicts of interests are allowed.
Leads are much more likely to close when accompanied by a referral name. That likelihood becomes even greater if a third party actually sets up the appointment. Compare that with cold calling, which has a very low closure percentage.