BNI MEMBER SUCCESS STORIES
BNI has challenged me to determine my 'why' and has given me the tools to communicate my 'why' effectively. I'm now converting 85% more sales leads with higher value clients
BNI has been an integral part of my business growth strategy for over 5 years. 75% of my business comes from my BNI connections.
BNI has taught me how to develop key referral partnerships with other businesses that meet my customers before I do. In the last quarter, sales generated through BNI has accounted for a third of my turnover.
I have been a member for coming up to 7 years. I would not have remained a member if I did not appreciate the benefits. The benefits are several:
Referrals leading to income for my business, support from what is a great community, access to products and services that have benefited me and my clients/friends/family
If you treat BNI as an integral part of your business, rather than an external attachment, I believe you will experience greater success.
Where else can you have 30+ people as sales consultants on the ground trying to find you referrals every week, without it costing an arm and a leg.
With Corona-19, it is more important than ever to have advocates for your business trying to help you survive. Better than being out there as a small business with fewer marketing/sales channels and fewer income streams doing it alone. Isolation can be terrible for any business. BNI is like a family.
I have taken on many roles within BNI, it feels better to give back, and be more of a contributor and less of a spectator. It's all about Givers Gain.
Through BNI I've grown multiple mutual relationships with aligned business professionals culminating in over $100k per year ongoing. Sales through BNI business connections now constitutes over 35% of our business and is a key marketing channel where my time, energy and marketing dollars are spent