Businesses - Leisurely Dining Or Fast Food

Written by Chuck and Sue DeFiore

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Networking 1

Written by Chuck and Sue DeFiore

As a new business owner you must wear many hats.

You will need knowledge of accounting, marketing, advertising, management, administration, inventory, sales, etc., in addition to knowledge pertaining to your industry. Since you may be very proficient in some of these areas, but not in others, reading and learning about these other areas is imperative. Of course,repparttar question is, when do I findrepparttar 117687 time. This is where networking comes in. Your network of contacts is your support group forrepparttar 117688 areas in which you need help. Determine what areas you need help in and locate a networking group, support group or make a list ofrepparttar 117689 contacts you need and make them yourself. There are also Home Business Clubs in many areas. The SBA is another source, but be careful, we've heard too many complaints aboutrepparttar 117690 mentors inrepparttar 117691 SBA program. However, you might find them adequate for your needs. Look atrepparttar 117692 local groups and ask before you join ifrepparttar 117693 areas you need help in are represented. You can then call these individuals before a sales presentation, runrepparttar 117694 client presentation by them, and see what they think. They should be able to help you overrepparttar 117695 rough spots. Be sure to reciprocate when one of these individuals calls you about your area of expertise. Networking is not a one-way street.

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