Growing Your Network
“It’s all in who you know” or so the saying goes and it’s key in giving businesses a headstart. But for most businesses “word-of-mouth” referrals are a mainstay of growing a business and some say ten times as effective as advertising. What we offer is leverage. Members of the Sedona Business Network are in contact with clients every day and recommendations from members have generated thousands of dollars in business each month. We’re looking for complementary businesses looking to...
Showcase Your Business
Each week, we hear a ten minute presentation from one of our members about their business. Thane Caird, owner of Premier Carpet Cleaning & Restoration shares his experience in and outside of working with clients. Past experience and life lessons have made Caird a seasoned veteran in his field while his thirst for knowledge keeps him on the cutting edge of new technology and methods for cleaning to mold...
SBN Team Walks to End Alzheimer’s
Fall brings SBN community projects each year into the holidays. In 2016, our “Professionals Engaged to Grow” Team raised over $1,100 towards the $45,630 raised in Sedona. We will also volunteer for the Giving Angels as well as donations to teachers for classroom projects they normally pay...
Professional Development & Community Spirit
Melissa Vandarian and Lori Harakal present 10 minute topics each week to grow our businesses. Past topics have included Branding Your Small Business, Developing Your Elevator Speech, Social Media 101, Social Media Strategies, and Help from SCORE. Gary Reeves has also made presentations, sharing what he as learned at workshops and seminars he attends. It’s a great way to stay on the cutting edge of business. Our ongoing community program helps the Verde Valley Food Bank year-round with non-perishable...
Sedona Business Network’s mission is to promote better business, offer a strong referral base, and improve the strength of the business community in the Sedona-Verde Valley area.
On your first visit, breakfast is on us at Cafe Jose’s located in the Safeway Plaza, Sedona on Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:30 am. Meetings are open to business owners, managers, or employees of businesses within the Sedona-Verde Valley area.
We Refer Business – Lots!
Joining Sedona Business Network is like creating an instant sales team for your business. Wouldn’t you like to expand your sales force with 20 entrepreneurs who keep what you do in the top of their minds?
As of the end of October 26, 2016, our members have passed 143 referrals which have resulted in $154,249 in closed business. This means each referral was worth $1,078.66!
Visitors are welcome to our breakfast meetings where we learn cutting edge marketing techniques, how to build referrals for each other and opportunities to showcase your business each week.
‘Tis the Season – Each year SBN helps community programs and nonprofit organizations by volunteering where we are needed.
Join us for the Alzheimer Walk is this Saturday, 11/5. Meet at 8:00am at the Village Grind at the Collectives in VOC. Our team has raised over $900, but our goal is $1500! Please keep asking for donations this last week. This is going to be a really fun event! Thank you Tim, Kathy, Mei Wei, CT, Jonathan, David, Thane and Michael all volunteered to be on a team and help raise funds. If you aren’t on the team, please consider giving a donation to our team at : http://act.alz.org/site/TR/
Professionals Engaged to Grow