How can BNI help your business to be more visible online?

Primary Contact Details Is your primary contact number visible to BNI members and people searching the BNI website for trusted service providers? By default, your mobile number isn’t shown but if this is how most people contact you this way then it makes sense to make it visible.  Just go to the bottom right side
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Entering our BNI Business Statistics helps to show our Return on Investment.

Let’s break the rules! Let’s get our phones out during the meeting….. Right, get your phones out. Open the BNI APP. We are going to look at three top BNI APP Tips that you may or may not know. This is an audience participation exercise ….. telling is Silver, showing is Gold but practical experience is
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Networking Tips – 9 Reasons to be on Time to Your BNI NZ Meeting.

Reason 1: The traffic lights are always green on the way to the meeting Even if they aren’t it will feel like they are as you won’t be sweating on every red light, running orange lights, or feeling annoyed by slow drivers while trying to get back the few minutes you need to not be
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TYFCB – How does that work again?

TYFCB what and why? TYFCB stands for “Thank You for Closed Business” and it recognises the value of the business (excluding GST) created between BNI members from the referrals they pass to each other. Why? • It shows individuals their return on investment (confidential to the individual) • It reinforces Givers Gain® by recognising those
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Looking for the Fire Exit

Keeping top of mind When a fellow member is presented with a referral opportunity for you, you want them to automatically think of you and your business. Question for the chapter… What are the usual ways of creating visibility and credibility with your fellow members, so they keep you top of mind for referrals? Possible
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Power Teams

Where do word-of-mouth referrals come from? 1.From members inside the chapter 2.From people outside of the chapter The difference between 1 and 2 is that BNI creates a culture, framework, and practice of creating business by word-of-mouth referrals. Single Referral vs Referral Source A single referral is a person referred by a member who will
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Back to Basics – Power Teams

The Holy Grail Being part of an effective BNI Hub (or power team as they are known around the world) is the holy grail in BNI. Why? Because members of a power team generate far more referrals for each other than for members outside of their power team. In fact, 50-70% of their referrals will
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No, Thank You for the Business

How much TYFCB can we record by the end of the Year? BNI recognises chapters that record multiples of millions of dollars in a calendar year. There is a real achievement and prestige in being recognised as a Million dollar or multiple Million dollar chapter in BNI. Last year the record in NZ was $4m
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I Refuse to Participate in a Recession

So, we are in a recession? After experiencing 2 consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth, NZ is officially in a recession. This is the first recession since the Global Financial Crisis in 2010. While for some people this might be the first recession they have experienced, this is the 4th recession since BNI started 35
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Education Quiz

In the spirit of the Pub Quiz we have something a bit different for the BNI Networking Education Moment this week. A quiz with a purpose! The idea is that in testing your chapter members basic BNI knowledge in a fun way we can also check where we need to put more effort into education.
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