At today’s BNI meeting we heard from our own Ciarán O Ceilleachair, owner of Agrifinance. He’s the ONLY man for life & pensions.
Ciarán is informative as he is passionate; he gave us all a full lesson this morning to help us make better choices for ourselves & our businesses, and advised us on the upcoming auto-enrolment pensions scheme coming online in late 2024. If you are self employed or if you are a farmer you NEED to talk to Ciaran. He will put you on the right financial path & save you money.
This week we enjoyed a look into the world of painting/ decorating & design. Our member Ger O Dorothy knows what he’s doing; he’s the man for your painting & decor needs. He has a keen eye, a steady hand & years of impressive experience. Thank you Ger for an inside look at what you do everyday. For more information check out Ger O Doherty Decorating Services.
We also had several visitors join us this week & we were happy to have folks from such unique vocations tell us about their businesses. You are welcome back anytime!
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Sound advice from our member Sherry O'Callaghan of O Callaghan Town & Country Real Estate. For more great advice on buying or selling a house be sure to give her a follow and get in touch!Repeat after me: Get your pre approval 1st! Do not go house hunting unless you’ve A.) spoken to a reputable real estate agent (AKA ME 😆) & B.) Get a referral to a great mortgage contact. I have the full scoop on all the lenders & I’m not afraid to share it! Haha! Avoid the disappointment of losing out on a property you love because you’re not ready- that just happened to a couple last week & it made me so sad; there was nothing I could do as others came forward who were fully prepared. #alwaysbeprepared #beprepared #firsttimehomebuyers #buyingahome #realestateadvice #wednesdaywisdom #irishrealestate #mortgagepreapproval #ocallaghantownandcountryrealestate #weknowrealestate #wesellhomes 🏡 🏘️ 🏠 ... See MoreSee Less
Why should you consider joining your local BNI chapter?
1./ It helps sharpen your business skills. Not everybody joins BNI purely to generate sales. Some join to improve business skills and gain valuable knowledge from other business owners big and small.
2./ Success is in the hands of members. A business network grows exponentially with every addition; each new member has their own network which they can refer for business. That said, some chapters will be more successful than others. Our own chapter, for example, does very well because there is big mix of business sizes and a great mix and men and women.
Another reason why success is based on members is that certain industries complement each other. In our chapter, we have several businesses that may often, when working, require the services of others in the group.
3./ It’s an international network. BNI has thousands of chapters all over the globe. As a BNI member, you can visit other BNI chapters in your community or other geographic region. It’s an excellent way to expand your network wherever you are.
4./ The figures!
In the UK & Ireland ALONE BNI saw:
683,000 referrals passed in the last 12 months
520 million Thank You For The Business (for sales generated through referrals) given
Impressed? The figures are actually much higher when you consider the fact that not everyone logs their referrals and thank yous. What’s more, one referral today could lead to multiple sales and introductions later down the line.
5./ It costs money!
This 5th point isn’t a mistake – the membership fee is actually a good thing. When you host any event for free, all sorts of people will show up. This will include those serious about doing business, but also a lot of jokers who are not serious, have no money, or are just looking to plug their business. Over time, the presence of jokers brings the quality of membership down. It’s the same idea with Facebook or a public park — when something is free, it attracts a lot of freeloaders and flakes. Fees filter those people out, plain and simple.
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James Crothall's presentation was nothing less than excellent today at our meeting, as he talked about SEO, analytics and how it relates to our respective business's bottom lines. It was absolutely thought provoking and we all took a lot from it to consider. Well done James! 👏🏼
If anyone is looking to make their respective business rank higher on Google, look no further than James - he’s absolutely the man for the job.