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  • Meetings begin promptly at 7:45, if arriving after commercials have begun, you are considered late and thus must pay a $2 tardy fee in order to give 30 second commercial to group members.
  • Update your bio information on this web site by clicking here
  • Please review your CAN Governing Rules governing rules
  • Inclement Weather Policy:  If Guilford County Schools are CLOSED or DELAYED due to inclement weather on Friday, CAN group will not meet.
  • If you are unable to do your 10 minute presentation on the date assigned, please contact the group's Vice President to find a replacement.
  • Remember to use the meeting time to network THROUGH not TO members in order to gain more referrals.

Member Tips:

Maximizing the Benefits of Your Promotional Introduction
During Your 30-Second Promotional Introduction:

  • think about what you're going to say ahead of time
  • take advantage of the time you're given use all 30 seconds
  • ask other members how you can better promote your business
  • tell other members where they can get leads for you and what cues to listen for
  • spotlight a different aspect of your business each week
  • give an estimation of the cost of your service/product
  • update your promotional introduction regularly to increase its effectiveness

Maximizing the Benefits of Your Presentation
During Your 10-Minute Presentation:

  • clearly describe what your business does/provides
  • tell why you're good at what you do
  • tell why members should refer people to you instead of your competitors
  • teach members how to advertise for you
  • distribute handouts, discounts and specials
  • give inside information to help other members
  • ask members what they learned from your talk
  • leave time at the end for questions from members

Maximizing the Benefits of Other's Promotional Introduction
During Their 30-Second Promotional Introduction:

  • listen intently for what kind of leads they need
  • understand what it is they are selling/promoting
  • think about who you know that you can give as a lead
  • think about the contacts you have and how you can approach them to benefit the member

Maximizing the Benefits of Other's Presentation
During Their 10-Minute Presentation:

  • make sure you understand what their business is
  • ask where to find leads for them
  • ask why they are good at what they do
  • ask why you should refer people to them instead of one of their competitors
  • ask how to effectively advertise for them
 

the CAN Group Competitive Advantage Networking
Michelle Bolick 336-378-6350