This Group is the most UNIQUE Business Networking Meetup in Southern California because it actually COMPLIMENTS (and doesn’t compete with) all the other Business Networking Meetups.

WHY WE STARTED THIS GROUP:

All the other business-oriented Meetups are excellent at what they do…provide a “platform” as well as a scheduled date, time, and place for people to network.  However, WITHOUT the right tools, tactics, techniques, & strategies (on Business Networking/Word-of-Mouth Marketing)…most people might NOT get the Return on Investment (ROI) they expect from their time.

In other words, they might not make the QUALITY connections they expect.

Worse yet…some people attending other Meetups might actually be WASTING THEIR TIME if they don’t approach these events with the appropriate NETWORKING MINDSET.

We’re poised to teach our attendees the skills to make their networking MORE EFFECTIVE.

THE FORMAT:

There will be Rotating Topics and Rotating Speakers.

• How to get people to give you 5+ minutes to talk about yourself?

• How do you know if the person you’re investing your time in is worth it?

• How do you know which networking groups are worth it?

• How do you politely exit a conversation?

• How you can tell the type of person by their handshake?

• How you can create good first impressions?

• And more…

Furthermore, we want to have as much FUN as possible so we’re open to all sorts of collaboration. Each Meetup will have RAFFLES and DOOR PRIZES donated by local small business. And, of course, we welcome other Meetup Group Organizers attending our event to share in the collaboration.

OUR PLEDGE:

This Meetup strives for INTEGRITY and PROFESSIONALISM. We do not condone people who are overtly using this Mixer as a means of prospecting for clients or worse yet “Direct Selling” the other attendees. We intend on being firm, but fair - as your time is valuable.

There are 2 main goals of this Meetup:

1) To share with others the 'best practices' and skills of an effective networker

2) To introduce quality local small business owners/entrepreneurs with other quality local small business owners/entrepreneurs (in hopes that they might be able to support/help each other)

Networking requires a COMPLETELY different skill set as compared to Sales. We acknowledge and address this.

WHO SHOULD JOIN:

This Group welcomes all Southern California small business owners and entrepreneurs. From Attorneys to CPA's to Financial Planners to Florists to Independent Sales Consultants…we support your goal of becoming a BETTER NETWORKER.

If you desire more business-by-referral, then THIS IS THE PLACE!

Did you know that 22% of people meeting you for the first time actually DON’T like you? Yep…it’s true. Come join our informative mixers to find out why AND how to change that percentage in YOUR FAVOR.

THIS MEETUP GROUP'S ORGANIZER:

“When it comes to helping business owners and entrepreneurs get clients, Mel Cutler is one of the best!" -CBS Smart Money Talk Radio

Yes. The organizer of this Be A Better Networker Meetup Group is, in fact, an Internationally-recognized Speaker and Trainer.

Being involved in this Meetup allows him to connect and GIVE BACK and CONTRIBUTE to his local community of Southern California small business owners and entrepreneurs.

See you at our next meetup,

Mel Cutler

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