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The Modern Entrepreneur's Sales Manifesto

Every business owner's success is grounded in sales - how to make them and multiply them fast. We're here to help with our complete guide to growing sales, whether you're a startup or an established entrepreneur looking to take your business to the next level. We'll show you how to master the sales mindset, generate leads, test out new sales strategies -- and ultimately close more deals.
How to Tell Your Business Story in 60 Seconds or Less
I recently spoke at LeWeb, a large technology conference in Paris that's filled with entrepreneurs pitching to venture capital investors who are looking for the next big thing.

Mastering The Mindset

Seven Secrets to Resilience

Seven Secrets to Resilience

BY LAMBETH HOCHWALD
Here's how to develop the mental toughness to push through any sales challenge you face in your business.
How to Conquer Your Sales Fears

How to Conquer Your Sales Fears

BY LISA GIRARD
Five common sales worries business owners face -- and ways you can combat them to close the deal
How to Adopt a Sales Mindset

How to Adopt a Sales Mindset

BY HARVEY MACKAY
Thirteen simple rules to become your own sales superstar.

Sales Strategies

Seven Essential Apps for Your Sales Team

Seven Essential Apps for Your Sales Team

BY Sean Captain
Salespeople need not only charm and have a strong nerve, but also be extraordinarily organized.
Five Ways to Boost Year-End Sales

Five Ways to Boost Year-End Sales

BY Carol Tice
With just four weeks left to bank end of year sales, there are still ways you can maximize your 2011 income. Here are five tips
How to Conquer Your Sales Fears

Five Signs You're Losing a Sale -- And How to Save It

BY JANE PORTER
When a deal is going sour, try these savvy strategies to turn it around.

The Pitch & Presentation

Five Strategies for a Winning Sales Presentation

Five Strategies for a Winning Sales Presentation

BY LAMBETH HOCHWALD
How to put your best pitch forward, win over prospects and make more sales.
Google Updates Presentations with Focus on Real-Time Collaboration

Google Updates Presentations with Focus on Real-Time Collaboration

BY JONATHAN BLUM
New functions allow multiple users to build and make changes to business presentations at the same time.
Top 10 Presentation Tools

Top 10 Presentation Tools

BY JONATHAN BLUM
New functions allow multiple users to build and make changes to business presentations at the same time.

Generating Leads

How to Make a Personal Connection with Customers

How to Make a Personal Connection with Customers

BY LAMBETH HOCHWALD
Seven ways to build relationships with prospects that lead to more sales.
A Creative Way to Find New CustomersPlay Video

A Creative Way to Find New Customers

Sales expert Grant Cardone shares strategic advice on how your current customer base can open doors for new prospects.
The Link to Better Leads

The Link to Better Leads

BY ANN HANDLEY
Facebook is for stalking old flames, and LinkedIn is for finding new jobs, right? Wrong. Here's a look at an old social media platform's new lead-gen value.

Closing The Deal

Seven Rules for Coping with Sales Rejection

Seven Rules for Coping with Sales Rejection

BY JANE PORTER
From setting goals to developing routines and relationships, small business owners can overcome their fear of failure.
Grant Cardone on How to Close More Sales

Grant Cardone on Closing the Sale

Watch the archived online chat with sales pro Grant Cardone, who answered your questions on how to close a sale.
Enchant and Engage More Customers With Social Media

Enchant and Engage More Customers With Social Media

BY JASON FELL
Marketing strategist Guy Kawasaki offers social media tips for small-business owners.

Daily Inspiration

"An optimist is someone who goes after Moby Dick in a rowboat and takes the tartar sauce with him."
~ Zig Ziglar

Sales Videos

Sales Calculators

Conversion Rate Calculator

This calculator shows you what impact improving your website conversion rate has on your total online sales. Enter your visitors and total orders, and you can see what an increase in conversion can do

E-Mail ROI Calculator

Use this calculator to determine the ROI (return on investment) of your e-mail campaign. You can test different scenarios to see the results.

Pay-Per-Click ROI Calculator

Use this calculator to determine the ROI (return on investment) for your pay-per-click advertising campaigns.