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Since 2003, we’ve written articles that addressed the needs of the business owner, sales professional, corporate leader, and non-profit professional. Carrie’s area of expertise is networking, teamwork, and communication. Most of her more recent work is focused on the craft of creating life-long business relationships.

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It's Time for a New Start, Isn’t It?

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Previous Issues

Volume 1, Issue 1: Manage Your Follow-Up

Volume 1, Issue 2: Marketing Lessons from My Dog Jazmin

Volume 1, Issue 3: Set Kick-Butt Goals. Download the goal worksheet here.

Volume 1, Issue 4: Business Cards — The Currency of Networking

Volume 2, Issue 1: Raise the Bar on Customer Service

Volume 2, Issue 2: Life’s Storms Create a Need for Contingency Planning for Your Business

Volume 2, Issue 3: Creating a Storm Shelter for Your Business

Volume 2, Issue 4: The Language of the Power Networker

Volume 2, Issue 5: 21 Ways to Promote Your Business

Volume 2, Issue 6: Networking — The Gift That Keeps Giving

Volume 3, Issue 1: Mastering the Winning Attitude

Volume 3, Issue 2: Making a Powerful First Impression

Volume 3, Issue 3: Resources for Successful Small Businesses

Volume 3, Issue 4: What I Learned about Business While Working for Free

Volume 3, Issue 5: Marketing Your Company through Community Involvement

Volume 4, Issue 1: Do You Have to Choose Between Running a Business and Your Family?

Volume 4, Issue 2: Which Business is Right for You?

Volume 4, Issue 3: Be a Rock Climber — Succeed One Step at a Time

Volume 5, Issue 1: Five New Year’s Resolutions You Should Keep

Volume 5, Issue 2: Be a Sales Consultant

Volume 5, Issue 3: Networking Failure — Guaranteed

Volume 5, Issue 4: The Importance of Speaking Skills

Volume 5, Issue 5: Making E-Mail Contact Meaningful

Volume 5, Issue 6: Holiday Networking

Volume 6, Issue 1: Expose Yourself Through Social Networking

Volume 6, Issue 2: Know Your Product, Love Your Product, Use Your Product

Volume 6, Issue 3: Feedback Isn’t the Enemy. It’s the Answer!

Volume 6, Issue 4: The Price of Winning — What Will Your Legacy Be Worth?

Volume 6, Issue 5: Craft Your Own 60-Second Commercial

Volume 7, Issue 1: Live with Truth and Honor

Volume 8, Issue 1: It's Time for a New Start, Isn't It?



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Striking Networking Gold in a Relationship Economy

by Carrie Perrien Smith

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October 2008, $24.95
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