Have you ever walked into a party and not known anyone, or started a new job and didn't know what to do on your first day? What was your first instinct? To leave quickly and quietly?
At MyGenius we don’t want you to feel this way, so here is what you need to do next:
Improve your Profile. Your MyGenius profile will be well indexed by internet search engines if you complete it fully, adding a range of words to it that are typically used to find the products, services and skills you supply. Adding a photo is vital for improved interaction.
Invite people to join you. Use the site's Invite tool to get more of your business contacts to join you on MyGenius. Ask members to connect with you to expand your network of contacts that will help you to grow your business.
Finding members to connect with is easy. Look for the most influential or active members and connect with them. See who they are connected to, and ask some of those people to connect. When you see people say interesting things or post interesting articles, connect with them. Start building your network that way and build up your tribe over time.
Publish an article. Get known for your views by posting your news, views and interesting articles, podcasts, videos and photos to the network. Your posts hit our home page instantly – and get pushed to Google, Facebook and Twitter automatically. Please keep the hard sell stuff for the Marketplace though. Just click "Add"
Set up a Website for your business. Get free publicity for your business by setting up a Website. This will allow you to invite people to follow your company and keep up to date with company information, news and information. Just click "Add"
Publish your Events. Get free publicity for your Events by including them using the event function. This will allow you to invite people to join your events and track RSVP’s if you require. Just click "Add"
Ask for information or advice. Tap-in to the genius of our community. Use the sites Ask a Question tool to ask the MyGenius community for information, advice or help. Or offer you own genius to others.
Join or start industry discussions. Access the best practice thinking that members share in forum discussions about strategy, sales, marketing, finance, human capital and information technology.
Put your business on the map. Add your location to the sites map and make it easy for other business in your area to link up with you – and make it simple for the network to find you.
Become one of our Thought Leaders. Our Thought Leader programme will hopefully interest you. We feature thought leaders who are willing to regularly post articles that are relevant to their discipline inside of small business, on a regular basis.