Using Social Networking Groups

Both Gina and Paul have recently been doing the rounds in networking groups. These are local groups of people that meet up in our area to share business ideas and network. Some of the groups we tried were:-

You can also find many groups using the website Meetup.com. That is where we have our very own ActionPodcast Meetup Group.

In today’s podcast we talk about our own experiences with these groups, what went well, and an example of how not to network!

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The Young and the Lonely

I was reading today on the BBC website a report that despite the explosion of social networking sites, young people today are feeling more lonely than ever.

When you look at it properly you’ll see evidence that this trend has been progressing for a long time. The number of “one bed” or “studio” properties seem much more prevalent than the traditional multi bedroom homes. People strive for their independence to live in their own home, but at what cost?Continue reading