FOR BOOK SCOUTS AND ONLINE BOOKSELLERS: BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS IS PARAMOUNT TO EXTRAORDINARY SUCCESS
All good businesses are built on relationships. It is who you get to know that will propel your growth. Relationships are built on trust; and the easiest and fastest way to build trust is to make yourself seen and heard regularly, and to do what you say every time. Trust is also built by being consistent with your words and actions.
There are many different types of relationships you want to build. You want to build relationships with the following people—here is your quick hit list:
All relationships are built on being liked first. Before anybody agrees to help you, they first have to like you. People like people who are honest, pleasant, happy, sensible, professional, well groomed, respectful and fair. If you want to receive favors be more likable and then ask for the favor. Many times you will not have to ask at all. People like to do favors for people they like and respect. Integrity in everything you do shows—so, make yourself seen. Be out and about and show the world what you are doing and what you are all about. It is the only way people will take notice of you. Ask questions, take mental notes and remember names.
All great businesses grow by building strong, honest relationships with customers and vendors.
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