Monthly Puzzle Solutions September 2017

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Omni Local Kingston Back to School Edition 2017

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Hello everyone! Well, this Summer’ s been full of ups and downs – some days its been hot, other days its been pouring down! Regardless of the impossible predictions, we hope that you enjoyed the Summer holidays and have all taken a well deserved break. Now its back to work (and school) for everyone! Hopefully being in ‘ Back to school’ mode hasn’ t dampened any spirits, as there’ s still plenty to look forward to for the last of the warm season (as you will see in our Local Events section), and we have lots of tips on making the transition as smooth as possible. We hope that you’ ll take a look at this month’ s wonderful advertisers.

We have all you need from local trades to health advisers – please let them know that you found them in Omni Local! Make sure you also check out the Landmark Arts Centre event on page 24, and our special double-page feature on Momentum Kingston on pages 10 and 11, in honour of Childhood Cancer Awareness month. There is also a special event for the YMCA “Blossoming ‘ Y’ Project” on page 14, which we hope lots of you will take part in. We hope you’ ve taken the time to check out OLBN. We now have 16 brilliant live Omni Local Business Networking group locations, and with more on the way! We have had great feedback from members and we want to offer you the opportunity to network over breakfast with some great local business owners and entrepreneurs.

Find out all you need to know to try us out or regularly attend our fortnightly meetings by registering via www.omnilocalbusinessnetworking.com. It’ s a great way to make new friends and meet clients, attend free seminars and pitch your business to a large number of people. We have a very exciting Summer to look forward to, packed with events, as well as a brilliant competition prize for you on page 40, courtesy of the The Rose Theatre – be sure to check it out, it’ ll be worth your while!

There is so much to look forward to over the next few months, even now that we’ ve passed the peak of Summer, Halloween is on the way, followed by fireworks and festive fun…the year has already flown by, so we hope that you’ ll make the most of it” To conclude, have a great first day back, spend some time having fun and here’ s to a great school/business year… lets do this!
Warm regards, The Omni Local Team

Summer 2017 Puzzle Solutions

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Omni Local Kingston Summer 2017 Edition

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Puzzle Solutions June 2017

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Omni Local Father’s Day 2017 Edition

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Puzzle Solutions May 2017

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Omni Local Bank Holiday Edition 2017

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Monthly Business Tip: Data Cleaning – SORTED

Many of those who know me, know me personally or through one email sent or another, so today I did something for the first time…

I went through my LONDON Embankment Networking list of contacts and actually asked everyone who I have not spoken to personally in a while, if they wanted to stay on the list!

It took a little bit of wincing and guts to actually ask the question. Mainly because data is data right?

NO! The RIGHT Data is the real data. The real “Alpha” list are the people I would rather spend time engaging with, but more importantly I don’t want to waste my time calling and chasing people who think I am a pain in the ass!

On top of that, I would prefer to go and find NEW people…If not only to keep my brain entertained, but to keep the networking groups alive.

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What’s more exciting is, I personally emailed over 80 people (took me less than an hour). Within half an hour, 6 have said NO THANKS, 10 emails are out of date, 9 people have said please keep calling and 10 have said sorry, been busy, but please book me into the next meeting………Awesome, no?

Almost a third have responded one way or the other, and I now know about half of the rest of my database are live, interested and I can call with confidence!

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So why do this?

Saves time

Now I know that later in the month I don’t have to call 16 people. 10 have asked to be booked in next time round, 6 have said NO THANKS…..Saves me a heap of time!

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I also know now that 10 emails are out of date. This gives me a fresh reason to call. I’ll get feedback and I can make sure I am staying in touch!

Results

10 New Bookings! = At least £250 revenue! – For 1 hour of time invested. How many hours can I get this sort of return on time?

Trust

For those who responded now trust that I am not just interested in spamming and sending out ”it’s all about me” emails. they also know that I respect their time and I don’t want to waste it.

Evaluated

I now know how much my data is up to date, and who my Alpha crowd is! This will enable me to ask for testimonials, opinions and more importantly – upsell when I offer new products or services!

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Real Data, real time……

SORTED!

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Omni Local Business Networking.

Omni Local runs fortnightly breakfast meetings, and monthly meetings in London.

We have a wide range of members and visitors. If you need to find new business, help or advice on how you can make your business more successful, then come along to one of our meetings!

For more info call John on 07898 870 870

or visit the website – www.omnilocalbusinessnetworking.com

Puzzle Solutions April 2017

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