Entries by Jessica Ripley

eSAX Networking Ottawa: Wed, July 8, 2015

eSAX: Networking in Ottawa eSAX Makes Networking Work! Wednesday, July 8, 2015 (6 – 9 pm) Featuring: Master of Ceremonies Dylan Black (of Boom 99.7 FM) and Orleans Chamber of Commerce Nancy Morris (Business Psychologist Specialist) Dr. Wendy Knight Agard (Leadership Mentor) eSAX Networking Event Photo Gallery: eSAX is an entrepreneur networking event that encourages startups to create connections, gain […]

Storify Recap: eSAX April 2015

Jarrod and his team of #eSAX sponsors have pulled off the latest and greatest Ottawa eSAX Networking event yet! With 230 people in attendance there was definitely a crowd, and most were enthusiastic entrepreneurs ready to mix and mingle and get their business network started! To capture the real essence and excitement of the event, […]

Networking and Eye Contact

For some, eye contact can be a strange thing. It can be intimidating, or it can feel very intimate, considering the general wisdom that eyes are a “window to the soul”. Eye contact is an important type of nonverbal communication which many believe can show mood and intention, and it is an important aspect of […]

Network with a Brand, Name, and Logo You Love

Last week we talked about your business cards, but let’s take a step back and talk this week about branding, naming, and your logo. Strong Branding Creates Strong Connections When most people hear the word branding, they think colors and graphics, but branding actually goes deeper than that. It includes logos, naming, taglines, and even […]

Network with Great Business Cards

When you prepare for a networking event there is one essential that you can’t overlook: your business cards! Your business card is as important as any other first impression at a networking event in Ottawa. Your card should represent your company in both design and copy. It is highly recommended to use a professional graphic designer […]

Networking as a Booth Sponsor

Have you thought about becoming a booth sponsor at eSAX, or any other event (Ybiz, anyone)? Having a booth is a great way to increase the likelihood of sales, but all of the principles of networking still apply. You are promoting your business, but you are also out there making valuable connections that may lead […]

eSAX Ottawa Networking Event Recap: Jan 7, 2015

The latest eSAX event was another great success! Despite the extreme cold alerts we were under, we still had over 200 people make their way to Funhaven to enjoy a night of networking. Our sponsors and guest speakers helped to facilitate connections and help empower new Ottawa entrepreneurs. Taking a look at the Twitter feed […]

eSAX Networking and the Marketing “Rule of 7”

If you are familiar with marketing, you may have heard of the “Rule of 7” that suggests a marketing message must reach a potential customer at least 7 times before they make the decision to buy from you. Obviously that number is flexible, with some prospects buying sooner or later than the seventh communication, but […]