Thanks to everyone who participated in the survey to vote for the final sub title of my new book. Over 150 people participated in the survey, over 30 people suggesting original alternatives to the sub-title of the book.
The most zany entry was “Networking Ahead: Kicking Butt and Taking Names – What Marketing Pros Don’t Tell You, But Should.” Great energy and chutzpah…but not the final one selected.
The winning entry was…
NETWORKING AHEAD for Business: The Best Vehicle to Get More Customers, Make More Friends and Create More Opportunities for Yourself and Others.
As a thank you to all of you who participated, I’d like to give you a free sample chapter of the book and a special pre-order deal.
- Download sample chapter “Roadblocks: Things that Get in Your Way“
- Special discount and bonus for pre-ordering the book. Order your advanced copy of the book by 9/30/2010 and save $5, get free shipping and I’ll autograph it for you!
- Become a fan on Facebook
The book will be released on September 23, 2010 at the Business Women’s Forum in Hartford, Connecticut, where I’ll be speaking in the afternoon workshop session. Book signing available at the event.
About the book
Networking Ahead for Business by Kathy McAfee is a book that will help you build your professional and personal success through networking relationships. With a fun-filled road/car theme, I share many of my proven techniques and innovative strategies for greater networking success in this book. Whether your goal is business development, landing a new job, growing your MLM business venture or raising money for your non-profit, you will find very useful ideas and strategies in this book.
Here’s a sampling of the content that you will enjoy in this book:
Chapter 2: Roadblocks: overcoming the things that get in your way of
effective networking including social reluctance, shortage of time,
disorganization, technophobia and techno-addiction. Download this chapter for free.
Chapter 7: Never drive a cold car. Warming up the cold call by asking
for networking introductions. The principle of Aim higher. Get warmer.
Chapter 11: Jump start. Strategies and tactics to re-engage your network
if you’ve let it go cold. (and why you’ll never let that happen again)
Chapter 12: My way or the highway. How to become more natural and fluid
in your networking by discovering and expressing your personal brand.
Chapter 13: Going the extra mile. Why showing up and following up are
the keys to your networking success.
Chapter 20: Roadside Assistance. ten reasons to belong to a strong
Chamber of Commerce and how to get more bang for your membership buck.
Chapter 26: Who is the better driver? Networking styles between men and
women and how we can learn from each other.
Chapter 28: Road grim and door dings. The importance of your
professional image and why visual impact will matter in your networking
Chapter 26: Speed bumps: how to network around the barriers. Knowing
when to strategically slow it down.
Chapter 37: Why you should park next to the Lamborghini. Networking with
people of greater power and status than you.
Additional Products and Services
Training. Networking Ahead for Business is available in a professional skills training workshop series for organizations who want to accelerate their business growth and success. Contact Kathy McAfee at (860) 408-0033 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (860) 408-0033 end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (860) 408-0033 end_of_the_skype_highlighting for more information.
Speaking. Professional Speaker and author Kathy McAfee is available to do keynotes, seminars and workshops for your next conference, meeting or convention. Check out Kathy’s official speaker web site for video samples and more information.
AudioBook. The condensed audiobook of Networking Ahead for Business is coming soon!!!