178: Top Networking Tips Part 10 with Amy Porterfield, Bedros Keuilian, and Billy Gene

Amy Porterfield from The Online Marketing Made Easy Podcast, Bedros Keuilian founder of Fit Body Bootcamp, and Billy Gene from Billy Gene is Marketing share their top networking tips.

Here’s what Travis, Amy, Bedros, and Billy discuss in this episode:

  • Tip 1: Amy Porterfield
    • Do you believe that what you know or who you know is more important, and why?
      • It’s who you know to a certain extent.
      • If you can’t get it together and offer value, then it’s never going to work out.
    • Is networking differently than building relationships with your friends?
      • No, it’s all about those organic relationships that happen when your heart is in the right place.
    • What’s a practical way that someone can help add value to people?
      • Little things go a long way with people who are a bit ahead of you but appreciate your feedback.
      • She doesn’t like when people ask how they can support her, that’s a lazy way of making connections.
    • What’s a good way for someone to get your attention and make a difference at an event?
      • If someone mentions the podcast and a specific episode and what they did with it, it makes an impression on her.
    • Boil it down to one tip.
      • You have to get out there in real life.
      • You can start with local events, but get on a plane and go to a big networking event.
    • How many networking events is too much?
      • Try to do once a quarter.
    • Tip 2: Bedros Keuilian
      • How does somebody in your position get access to all of the people you did without moving across the country?
        • You have to cut out the negative, toxic, mediocre people around you.
      • Proximity is power and environmental exposure is king.
        • Get to the place your desired mentors are.
      • Tip 3: Billy Gene
        • Sometimes he’ll offer free services to people he wants to get around and be mentored by.
        • Boil it down to one networking tip.
          • Follow the trends, trends will bring you a lot of success if you can get on top of one.
          • Make someone a good video.

Tweetable Quotes:

  • A number one principle to networking is being genuine and treating people with respect.
  • Sharing your stories, even if they’re small wins, are a big deal to me.
  • Proximity is power and environmental exposure is king.

Resources Mentioned:

Buildyournetwork.co – Podcast website

BYN.media/fb – Facebook Group

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