WELCOME TO SOUTHAMPTON AND WINCHESTER'S MOST SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP
WANT TO MEET LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS?
Poddi is a group of enthusiastic, like-minded business owners who meet every Friday in Haskins West End to share referrals, contacts, business opportunities and have some fun in the process. The result? Every member and guest is able to grow their business in a supportive and relaxed environment.
WANT TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS?
Poddi business networking has passed more than £1.9 million worth of business between members. Yes, Poddi is a fun and vibrant place to connect with other passionate business owners. But ultimately it succeeds because it is the most effective way to gain new contacts and customers.
WANT TO ACHIEVE YOUR BUSINESS AIMS?
If you would like to discuss your professional challenges with fellow business owners, get advice from industry experts or receive education to create the business you dream of, Poddi members will be happy to help. We love to welcome guests so please get in touch if you would like to attend.
HOW DO OUR MEMBERS BENEFIT?
JAMES WEST, PERFECT MOTION MEDIA
“Yes, Poddi has helped me find new clients and grow my businessBut just as importantly, it has given me invaluable advice and support from fellow business owners that have proven to be priceless.”
ROGER LAMB, ACTIONCOACH
“With the best people, the best breakfast, and the best referrals, Poddi really is the best start to a Friday morning. I’ve made some great friends and in terms of business, I’ve had a return on my outlay of 2021%.”
KATE BICKFORD, FOREVER LIVING
“I’ve been involved with Poddi since its inception and it is consistently fun, irreverent, supportive, friendly and is a great way to end the working week. The business we pass is a testament to its success.”
Poddi has solidified its position as the South of England’s leading independent business networking group by passing £2 million in business referrals.
Spills and mishaps are common occurrences in the workplace, none more annoying than an accidental stain on the office carpet. Poddi member Pete Steele of commercial cleaning specialist DCS Cleaning UK shares a great tip for dealing with this problem.
Valerie Woodmore, Poddi’s resident health expert, says that digestion problems can severely damage your workplace efficiency. Here she offers some advice to ensure that you are healthy, happy and fit to work.
The value of social media is regularly overstated for business, especially smaller organisations without the resources to run coordinated marketing campaigns. Yet businesses do have much to gain by taking part in social media, as James West of Perfect Motion Media explains.
Selling to people via the phone is a daunting, but vital part of building any business. Andi Catt of The Call Business offers 19 tips which will help you connect, bond and ultimately sell your business to people on the phone.
This week’s Poddi business networking event saw us welcome three new members, which when added to the healthy number of guests, meant we reached our all-time attendance high of 39 people.
It’s easy to let customers slip away, but are we missing out on new business because we fail to notice the details? James West of Perfect Motion Media says sending one email may help you locate your missing customers.
Spend 10 minutes on this one task everyday and you’ll boost your working efficiency by almost a third. Roger Lamb, Poddi’s resident business coach, reveals the secret to becoming productive.