Yet, for some reason many otherwise intelligent marketers seem to forget all of the rules for building relationships the minute they log onto a social network. As soon as add them to your friends list they immediately pitch their product or opportunity. Of course, approaching others this way is doomed to failure.
In today’s challenging economic climate, it is more and more important than ever that we cultivate relationships with our prospects, and resources. People do with people they know, like and trust AND who by their actions show that they are there to help. One easy and cost effective way to do this is to make sending business thank you notes a part of your daily plan of action.
Every day we are bombarded with bad economic news, making it easy to bury your head in the sand. This is a big mistake. When times are tough it's more important to stay in touch with your customer and prospects, without bombarding them with marketing messages. This is the time to stand above the crowd by usingof recognition, appreciation and gratitude. Here’s a few suggestions how:Do something every day to make your customers, prospects and resources feel good.