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4 Ways Networking Groups can Help Your Business Grow February 17, 2017

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4 Ways Networking Groups can Help Your Business Grow, Bridgeport, Connecticut

You may have considered networking as a strategy for business development success, especially as a small business owner. A networking group is a straightforward way to reap benefits, such as word of mouth, meeting new people or a potential mentor. Courtesy of Bridgeport Regional Business Council, here are some reasons to consider getting involved in a Connecticut networking group.

Why Join a Networking Group?

1. Gain Traction in Your Industry

Networking helps you establish yourself as a known and credible presence in your field. This leads to increased access to business opportunities, industry leaders, and even partnerships. These boons could allow your business to grow not only financially, but also in reputation.


2. Learn From Your Peers

While you may wish to stand out from the pack, you can also benefit from the advice and wisdom of others in your field. With the knowledge and connections to your peers, you’ll gain awareness of industry developments and trends as they arise. You’ll also be linked to valuable resources that may have been harder to seek out on your own.

3. Improve Your Bottom Line

Networking groups can serve as a source of advertising. The connections you make could lead to referrals and word of mouth business, increasing your customer base and potential revenue. If you’re looking to stay on track for your annual business goals, this can be vital.

4. Find Social Support

The benefits of networking groups are social as much as financial. With support from other business owners who have dealt with the same situations, you’ll be able to face your challenges with increased security and confidence.

With networking, your business has the potential to grow across the board. Increased revenues are only part of the equation; the connections you forge and the thought leadership you establish will pave the way for continued career growth.

For more information about local networking groups, Bridgeport Regional Business Council is available for assistance. Call (203) 335-3800 for more information on taking advantage of these opportunities. A calendar of upcoming events can be found on their website. Follow this chamber of commerce on Facebook and Twitter for more information.

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