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Remote Control

Allowing sales reps to work off-site definitely has its perks, but before you try it, be sure telecommuting makes sense for your business.
December 1, 2004 in Tips from Experts

What's the Plan?

Need a marketing plan? Here are strategies to fit penny pinchers, big spenders and everyone in between.
December 1, 2004 in Marketing Plan

Turning the Tables

You worked for them, and now you want them to "work" for you. Find out what you need to know to land your former employer as your startup's first client.
December 1, 2004 in Sales Techniques

Do Referrals Happen by Coincidence?

No, they don't. Here's how to stop relying on luck to create word-of-mouth for your business.
November 22, 2004 in Networking

Free PR Tactics

How to spread the word about your business without spending any money
November 22, 2004 in Guerrilla Marketing

Branding Made Simple

4 important tips for creating a successful brand image
November 15, 2004 in Branding

Wow Customers With Your Ads

Try these tips for writing copy sure to draw a crowd.
November 8, 2004 in Ads by Type

When to Use Direct Mail

Make the most of your direct-mail campaign
November 1, 2004 in Ads by Type

Share the Wealth

If you've got one superstar handling all your top accounts, it's time to redistribute the work--and the risk.
November 1, 2004 in Tips from Experts

Sock It to 'Em

Can a negative marketing campaign have positive results? Here's what to know before you strike the first blow.
November 1, 2004 in Marketing Ideas

Take the Plunge

Contrary to popular belief, you use "bad news" to create a successful advertisement. Find out how it's done.
November 1, 2004 in Ads by Type

Ask for the Sale

Customers may not buy if they don't know you're ready to sell.
November 1, 2004 in Closing the Sale

Direct Marketing 101

Deliver your marketing message to a precise audience with direct marketing. Read on to learn the basics, including building a mailing list, renting one and conducting your campaign.
November 1, 2004 in Ads by Type

Turn Objections Into Opportunities

Don't take "no" for an answer. Here are six smart ways to counter sales objections.
November 1, 2004 in Sales Techniques

Close More Sales by Year-End

Follow these tips to avoid the fourth-quarter stall.
October 25, 2004 in Closing the Sale

Shape up Your Business With Networking Aerobics

7 exercises to help you maintain networking momentum
October 25, 2004 in Networking

Make Marketing a Habit

When marketing becomes a routine part of your everyday life, you'll be able to boost profits and bring in more customers.
October 25, 2004 in Guerrilla Marketing

Classified Ad Basics

Inexpensive and easy, classified ads are the most economical way to get attention for your business.
October 21, 2004 in Ads by Type

8 Image-Building Tips

Put a positive spin on sales by creating a professional image.
October 21, 2004 in Marketing Materials

Getting Customers to Complain

If none of your customers are complaining, start worrying. Because it's the wheels that don't squeak that should concern you. Here's how to encourage customers to speak up.
October 18, 2004 in Customer Service

Ring up Holiday Sales

7 ways to boost online sales during the year's busiest shopping season
October 18, 2004 in Marketing

Breaking Through Your Customers' Defense Barriers

Before you get down to the business of selling, you must establish rapport with your prospects. This sales expert can show you how.
October 4, 2004 in Sales Techniques

Overcoming the "It Costs Too Much" Objection

The price of your product doesn't have to be a hurdle any longer. Try these techniques for getting past "no."
October 1, 2004 in Sales Techniques

It Really Is What You Say That Counts

Don't scare off your prospects with the wrong words. Here are five terms you should avoid--and what you should say instead--to help you close the deal.
October 1, 2004 in Sales Techniques

Why We Need to Teach Networking

Relationship-building courses have yet to become a business school requirement. Isn't it time that changed?
September 27, 2004 in Networking

Choosing Your Marketing Weapons

The same combination of tactics won't work for every entrepreneur, so how do you pick what's right for your company?
September 27, 2004 in Guerrilla Marketing
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