Small Business Expo Founder Shares His Tips on Networking

I had a chance to sit down with Zachary Lezberg, owner and producer of Small Business Expo, the largest business to business trade show and conference for small business owners, entrepreneurs and startups. Under Zach's direction, Small Business Expo has been named one of the fastest growing privately held businesses by Inc 5000, multiple years....

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Networking

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Networking

As a business owner, one of the best ways to get ahead of your competition is to network with people within your industry, potential customers, and potential partners. But how do you network at events and go about starting a conversation in the first place? Keep these quick tips in mind and you’ll be...

5 Creative Ideas for Your Next Networking Event

5 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Next Networking Event

If you’re in business, you already understand the importance of networking. People like to do business with people they know, and the only way to get to know them is to network. But oftentimes, a networking event ends up being a dull affair where people simply try to make small talk with strangers or...

SXSW Interactive 2016 and Small Business: Insights from Community Director Hugh Forrest

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] There are two kinds of people in the business world – those who have been to SXSW Interactive and those who have not. Whichever side you are on, I know you will enjoy my latest Smart Hustle Magazine interview with Hugh Forrest, the director of SXSW Interactive and a community manager...