Why invest in a Networking Playbook?

  • Does networking mean sweaty palms and a racing heart?

  • Are you feeling apprehensive about networking in both face-to-face and virtual settings? 

  • Are you attending loads of networking events and meetings without seeing a positive impact on your sales? 

  • Do you find it frustrating when people don't seem interested in you or your business?

Colin McKeand & Bart Kowalczyk

We understand!

And, with over 35 years of experience as networking professionals and business owners, we’ve made every mistake under the sun - so we really do know what works, and what doesn’t. 

We can help.


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Here’s what we do know

Networking is one of the best sources of new business around.


Connecting with other founders and business owners brings you so much more than just money.

You never know when opportunities will come from when networking.


The connections you make can be lifelong, life-changing, and immeasurably valuable.


You get out what you put in!

What do you need to get returns from your networking?

Set Networking Goals

Build Ideal Networking Profile

Execute networking plan

Master follow up Strategies

What you'll learn

6 modules

24 lessons

9 templates

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Set and achieve great networking goals that encourage and motivate you

Build an ideal networking profile and get noticed by the people you want to work with 
How to put a networking plan into practice without it feeling like a huge burden 
How to make the most of every follow-up opportunity great emails and content
How to calm any nerves and make an awesome first impression
Why networking is the most sustainable, successful way to create new business

What you'll get


Networking Fundamentals: Getting Started

Many people perceive "Networking" as attending events/meetings and joining networking groups,
just because other people tell them it will benefit them or their organisation, but do they network effectively?

What you'll learn:
  • Ep 1: Why do people network

  • Ep 2: Lead vs recommendation vs referral

  • Ep 3: Setting up networking goals

  • Ep 4: What is an Ideal Networking Profile?

  • Ep 5: F2F vs Online Networking

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Networking Fundamentals: Activities

The effective networker is focused, and focus starts with preparation. Preparation starts with being clear about your goals/strategy and defining what you want to accomplish with your networking efforts.

What you'll learn:
  • Ep 6: Preparing for the networking event
  • Ep 7: Preparing for the online networking event
  • Ep 8: Do's and Don'ts for networking event
  • Ep 9: Networking Room
  • Ep 10: How to choose Networking Groups
  • Ep 11: How to start a Business Conversation
  • Ep 12: Your Business Pitch


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Networking Fundamentals: Following up

Follow-up is often neglected in business, either done poorly or not done at all. The key is to reach out within 24-48 hours after an in-person event or as soon as possible following an online networking event.

What you'll learn:
  • Ep 13: Following up strategies
  • Ep 14: 1 - 1
  • Ep 15: Managing your network


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Networking Fundamentals: Tips

Whether you use a virtual business card or a printed one, we believe both are relevant. It doesn't matter how you exchange your business card; the most crucial aspect is how you intend to build a relationship with the person you just met.

What you'll learn:
  • Ep 16: Are Business Cards Dead?
  • Ep 17: How to remember names?
  • Ep 18: Networking Icebreakers
  • Ep 19: Networking Dress Code

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Networking for corporates

Within larger businesses, there are more people, which means more opportunities for networking activities. 

What you'll learn:
  • Ep 20: Getting started with corporate networking

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Networking Strategy: Linkedin

While we're not LinkedIn trainers, our extensive experience on the platform has taught us some valuable tips to help you make the most of your LinkedIn profile.

What you'll learn:
  • Ep 21: How to start with Linkedin?
  • Ep 22: Connect Invitations Best Practice
  • Ep 23: How to plan Activities on Linkedin
  • Ep 24: Linkedin Content

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Networking works - but don’t just take it from us!



“Colin understand and applies the most effective principles of good business networking.”

Douglas Glen
Director, Freshfrontiers Consulting Ltd

“Colin delivers superb networking courses and helps overcome people the initial fear of the ‘dreaded’ networking concept in the manner that is welcoming, kind and understanding

Wendy Kerr

"Colin is both a serious and serial networker. Knows his subject inside out as well as very connected individual. If you don’t have Colin in your network - you are loosing out"

Matt McGrandles
Founder, Ceangail CIC
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Our in-person networking skills courses typically start at £2,000. However, we strongly believe that networking skills should be accessible to everyone. As a result, we've significantly reduced the cost of Networking Playbook.

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  • Access to Ep 16: Are Business Cards Dead?

  • Access to Ep 19: Networking Dress Code

  • The sequence of 3 emails on how to use networking playbook with to networking tips.

  • Access to Networking Workshops

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Networking Training

  • Full Access to Networking Playbook for Business Development Teams (up to 10 logins)

  • Corporate Networking Training

  • Tailored Networking Training

  • Business Networking Coaching

  • Linkedin Copywriting Service

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Networking Playbook offers step-by-step guidance to maximize your networking success. Gain access to 6 modules featuring 24 recorded episodes for skill enhancement. Additionally, receive 9 supporting documents, including follow-up templates, ideas, and the LinkedIn Playbook.

£295  £145 (One-time fee)

  • 6 Modules with 24 recorded episodes to enhance your networking skills.
  • 9 supporting documents, including follow-up templates, ideas, and the LinkedIn Playbook.
  • A Digital Networking Coach: You'll receive an email sequence to guide you through the content.

You'll enjoy lifetime access to the resources.

Yes, 30-day Money Back Guaranteed if you are not happy with the Playbook.

Connect with Networking trainers

Our Networking Playbook consists of tried and tested networking tips and tricks that are guaranteed to deliver results.
Colin McKeand
Networking Trainer
Colin began his networking journey in 1999 and admits, "I was the world's worst networker. I learned the hard way and, at one point, contemplated giving up.
Bart Kowalczyk
Networking Trainer
Bart initiated his networking efforts in the UK in 2006 and faced unique challenges due to cultural and language barriers, as well as a lack of confidence.