Common Traits of Referral Teams

VIDEO Teaches How To Properly Ask For Referrals

What’s the #1 reason you’re  not asking  for referrals? It’s the same reason for everyone … you don’t want to appear desperate or pushy and risk alienating your customers. The solution: Instead, use suggestive REFERRAL LANGUAGE with your clients, especially during the three most critical times you’re engaged with them … Critical Time #1: Before […]


Top 3 Strategies For Growing By Referral

by Steven Zyskowski, Founder of Caerusnet In the words of Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Chairman and CEO, “People influence people.  A trusted referral influences people more than the best broadcast message. A trusted referral is the Holy Grail of advertising.” #1: Commitment to developing a “Referral Mindset”. If you’re trying to build a business or an […]


Six Easy Steps for Member Success in 2016!

Caerusnet has helped many professionals develop a referral mindset and increase their referrals. Here’s a foolproof way to make 2016 your best year ever. Whether you’re a new Member or a veteran, this is an easy road map to follow to be sure you stay on course for success. Step 1: Budget 15-30 minutes and […]


Taking Breaks From Greatness

by Steven Zyskowski This week, none of the referral teams I’m blessed to facilitate in Brighton,  Ann Arbor or Canton will have referral team meetings.  We are on break. Why do we take as many breaks as we do?  Let me explain …   I schedule 33 weeks of meetings every year.  Taking breaks gives […]


Got Referrals? Five Easy Ways To Get Started.

This post is for Caerusnet Members.  Not for all of them, but for some of them.  It’s for the Members who haven’t yet been able to regularly work referrals into their routine.  Remember, people have choices for who they can make referrals to.  The Members who get referrals are the ones who typically are great […]


Caerusnet Karma with Photographer Christina Kafkakis

Several years ago, while filling his car up with gasoline at the local Speedway in Howell, MI, Caerusnet founder and facilitator, Steven Zyskowski took notice when a van pulled up right next to his gas pump advertising the services of a photographer. Not one to shy away from turning strangers into friends, Zyskowski approached the […]


Remember who told YOU about Caerusnet?

by Steven Zyskowski Last Thursday, the Plymouth/Canton 1PM team, which meets at the TCF Bank in Canton, had its first official meeting as new Caerusnet Members.  It was a huge success and they deserve it! This lively group of professionals had met for months as a core group, starting out with just two or three […]


How many referrals will I get if I join?

By Steven Zyskowski “How many referrals will I get if I join?” It’s an honest question that I do get asked from time to time by those considering being a Member of Caerusnet.  I sometimes even get asked how much money the referrals will be worth.  So, how do I answer these questions? I will […]


Member Highlight: Doug Moffat Shares ‘Referability Habits’

MEMBER HIGHLIGHT: Caerusnet Member Doug Moffat shares the concept of ‘REFERABILITY HABITS” Doug Moffat hates to miss his 8AM Wednesday CaerusNet referral team meeting in Brighton, but this morning he made an exception. Big Brothers & Sisters of America holds an annual Rise and Shine Breakfast in Ypsilanti and this is the second year that […]


Life Coach, Maria Sylvester Is Unstoppable In Caerusnet!

Whether you are looking for a fast lunch break or a new place to hold a Trust Builder in Ann Arbor, Pilar’s on Liberty Street is a quiet place to meet up, dine on seasonal tamales and learn about your fellow CaerusNet members. On a recent Tuesday afternoon, I had a chance to sit down […]


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