Let’s face it, networking has become one of the most important practices today not just in business but in our every life. In order to maintain relationships and build connections with people that are important for your organization, or just you personally, you need to engage in constant communication and networking with other people. And this engagement does not just look at the offline world.
It is especially true with the emergence of social networks such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Linkedin, and other platforms. Derek Coburn is a financial advisor who started a successful management practice that he has been running since 1998. Coburn wrote on his website that he began “using less traditional networking strategies. These strategies included creating an informal networking group” which consisted of his best clients and their top advisors, to triple his revenue and improve the quality of his business and his life.
Traditional Networking Isn’t Working Anymore…
In his book, Coburn explained that “traditional networking isn’t working anymore “. For successful 21st-century business people, large networking events and the mountains of business cards they produce have become a waste of time and valuable resources. Networking happens more and more in different social media networks without even meeting face to face. (Comment in 2020 – even more so after a global pandemic made us all become glued to our computer screens and isolated at home.) In short, networking is all about the human quest to build relationships.
It’s time for a new, modern approach to networking. But what does all of this have to do with Sharing Contacts for Gmail® anyway?
Shared Contacts for Gmail® is the simplest solution for sharing your contact groups across your organization or with any Gmail users.
Users benefit from sharing, with no limits on the number of contacts, groups, or collaborators. Barry Glassman, founder, and president of Glassman Wealth Services, a Northern Virginia financial advisory firm, wrote for Forbes.com a review on Coburn’s book. In the review, he referred to a perfect example of how to succeed at networking: “If you send out newsletters to your connections, stick to providing information that is relevant and interesting and not overly self-promoting. Otherwise, clogging up people’s inboxes will do more harm than good.”
Shared Contacts for Gmail® Will Help You to Focus on Improving Communication
Shared Contacts for Gmail® will help you to organize yourself and categorize your groups depending on the kind of people they contain. This will help you to send them relevant information that is valuable to your target audience.
What is even better, you can create even stronger connections when all of your colleagues can share their knowledge about your contacts.
Imagine they can share comments and updates right there on the contact record. This will ensure that everyone in your organization has the latest information for that contact so everyone else in the company can have it and progress together.
Rebecca Johnson is a marketing and innovation executive and a user of this app. In her words, Shared Contacts for Gmail® “has a simple yet powerful interface. We have many groups and contacts and users are very happy to keep up-to-date information. Great value for our productivity.”