Build Your Business by Helping a Charity Portland OR
Build Your Business by Helping a Charity
Getting Involved with a Local Charity Can Benefit Society and Your Business
Besides running your home business, you need to reach outside your private enclave in order to promote yourself and to make the many contacts you will need. Beyond making your business known, you must also make yourself known. Since you are the business, your business success will ultimately rise or fall on your reputation.
But that’s something you can’t very well demonstrate through an ad. The best way to prove yourself if through your actual business dealings. But how can you prove your mettle to prospective customers before you get their business? One of the best ways is by participating in charity work. Charities tend to draw lots of important people and free publicity. Not only can you make lots of useful contacts and make yourself better known, but you can also demonstrate your capabilities.;
Through your participation you can:
Meeting People and Making Contacts
If your goal is to meet certain types of people, some groups will be better than others. You can’t know what sort of people you’ll meet until you join and see for yourself. But through most charitable causes, you will meet movers and shakers and many of the most prominent and ambitious businesspeople in your community. Indeed, few charitable groups can make it without the help of such prominent civic leaders. Most charities’ local boards of directors are dominated by such folks. And many local business enterprises will also be involved in any number of ways, such as:
Even if you don’t meet the people you want, you can still make valuable intermediary contacts through whom you might make many additional contacts.
Charity Work’s Personal Dimension
There’s also a personal dimension to charity work. Entrepreneurs are doers, and doers like to accomplish things. For them, achievement is not just a good feeling, but a necessity. Feeling useful and successful on any level is the psychological tonic that gives such people the sense of peace and satisfaction that helps them through life’s difficulties.
Charity Work Can Give You That Opportunity
PNWCMUG Membership - Portland Chapter
Dates: 12/31/2025 – 12/31/2025
Portland, Oregon, United States Portland
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