You never know when the opportunity to share your expertise and garner free publicity will show up.
Case in point, not long ago, I had the privilege of being on Bolder Business Woman with the amazing Aprille Jaynes. She found me on LinkedIn and asked if I would like to share a few marketing tips with her listeners. She was one of the most organized and delightful hosts with whom I have had the honor to share my story. Since that time, show has been shared, tweeted, retweeted and listened to thousands of times.
I also recently connected with Tonya Scholz of SocialChats.net and had the same opportunity. Social Chats is a really laid back, conversational style of programming that leaves guests feeling good about themselves. Tonya and I have been connected on social media for years and just recently were introduced via a mutual friend. We hit it off right away and now…
The majority of people tend to relate negotiations to business meetings and their appropriate wheeling's and dealings. This is actually only one type of negotiation that occurs regularly. Every person tends to do more negotiating in real life than you may think.
Let's look at some real life negotiation examples in more detail.
You may want to rent an apartment or a mobile home over the winter. Are you going to settle for the first price you are given? Probably not. You want to get a good deal so you are going to talk with the owner several times in the hopes of getting a better deal.
Some of the things you might discuss in person or via email include:1. Your length of stay - you can offer to stay longer if the price is right. Benefit to the owner - knowing they have regular income for a certain number of months. 2. You offer to clean your rental or take care of the y…