The power of asking, “How can I help?”

The more I thought about it, the more it made sense. If business is all about who you know, then this simple line— How can I help?—might be the ultimate networking tool. At it’s heart, it’s a powerful way to fast-track relationships and build goodwill. By offering to help, you cultivate instant rapport and establish an immediate sense of trust. Rather than waiting for someone to prove themselves to you, you take the bull by the horns and prove yourself to them. A foundation is built, with striking speed and efficiency, for future interactions.

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5 Freelancing Platforms You Should Know About in 2017

The freelance industry is becoming a huge part of our economy. While it was growing prior to the meltdown of 2008, that crisis stimulated exponential growth, as skilled and talented people realized that job security was a thing of the past. Add to that the Millennial desire to have more control over their work lives and you get a “perfect storm” of freelancers, either as solos or as very small partnerships that look for clients who need their skills and talents.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Ecommerce SEO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting more traffic is top of mind for any business owner, so the thought of mastering ecommerce SEO has probably crossed your mind once or twice.

Consistent, high-quality traffic you don’t have to pay for? Sign me up.

But between search engine algorithm updates and excessive industry jargon, it can be pretty difficult to get the hang of this whole ecommerce SEO thing.

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Hacking the Press: Clever Ways to Get Free Press Coverage with Zero Budget

Whether you’re an established business, or you’re just getting started, it’s never too soon to let people know about your product. Choosing the best outlet to promote your business is only half the battle.

We’re going to look at some of the most clever ways you can get any influencer or journalist’s attention—even in a crowded space—so you can get more traffic and sales for your business.

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Aug 19th Mix (Raw)

I missing mixing music! Got 20mins free on Saturday to chill out and mix. Here it is ..

Throwback to NewAGE: IT Mag

ComputerWorld Canada department editor Patricia Pickett discussed this and more with Sathish Bala, president and CEO of Toronto-based New Age Consulting, a company that, depending on its client’s needs, will either take on the customer’s IT project or recruit people into positions that need to be filled before a project can be completed.

Read more: http://www.itworldcanada.com/article/ceo-new-age-consulting/12745#ixzz4q5EQtlcJ
or visit http://www.itworldcanada.com for more Canadian IT News

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Throwback to NewAGE Consulting! #TBT

Sathish Bala couldn’t wait to start his own business. He was still a student at Ryerson University’s computer science program in 1997, when he decided to embark on an entrepreneurial feat. And so, NewAge Consulting, a Markham-based company specializing in data intelligence, was born.

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Ryerson Alumni Achievement Awards Recipients!

A recognized leader in digital marketing and branding, Sathish Bala launched his first company, Spyder Designs, with two fellow students while in his final year at Ryerson. Building upon his entrepreneurial experience, he launched NewAge Inc. in 2000. Seven years later, Bala combined his passion for marketing with his background in technology to create BlueBand Digital, a turnkey digital marketing agency with offices in Toronto, Montreal, India and Costa Rica. Bala sold BlueBand Digital and is now vice-president of digital and innovation at Arrivals+Departures. He also raises awareness of Canadian-South Asian musicians through his not-for-profit desiFEST Music.

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