Faced with a glut of daily-deal sites, new entrants are having a tough time winning over merchants. Here's how to cut through the hype and build your client roster.
Customer Loyalty and Retention
Your relationship with customers is crucial to building your business, attracting profits and achieving long-term success.
Making a big splash early on can set your company up for successes down the road. Here are some suggestions for giving your company the upper hand.
A look at what happens inside your brain when you're afraid.
The Esquire guy on what to say when you have no idea what you are talking about.
Change your state of mind -- and vanquish your fear of failure -- by asking yourself the right questions.
Expert Gabe Zichermann on how 'gamified' programs can be better than standard rewards-based strategies.
Grow your business by fostering your customer's trust with these tips.
When running your business, sustained energy and razor sharp focus come from within, not from a caffeinated beverage or other external stimulants. Here's how to get it.
Using proof can help establish strong relationships with your customers.
From illustrated fantasy to business reality, see how these young treps learned stiff business lessons, care of their children's-book author dad.
No matter how much you try, you will make mistakes. But they can help to improve your company's effectiveness and reputation if you handle them well.
Google AdWords can be a great sales generator, if you know how to use it.
Follow these tips for transforming your LinkedIn profile into a lead generating machine.
Consider these ways to increase earnings margins by experimenting with your line-up.
Experts weigh in on new technologies from virtual greeters, to mirrors that give fashion advice, and touch screens loaded with information.
Understanding what drives a prospect's purchasing decisions -- familiarity, authority, affinity -- is key to building a successful relationship.
Before you establish a pricing strategy, understand the concepts behind ideas like neutral, penetration, skimming and value-based pricing.
Apps & Software
These tools can both generate and organize leads so you can turn prospects into profits.
A look at how color matters in your retail space. It can either help to sell your products -- or irritate customers. Choose wisely.
When it comes to customer service, training front-line employees can be your power tool.
Tips from Experts
Sales pro Grant Cardone says when others go to sleep, you need to wake up. Here's his advice on how to work smarter to boost sales and gain a competitive edge.
Chances are, your customers are conducting pre-purchase research. Here's how to tap into that educated base.
The company's Gmail add-on makes for a sleek social CRM tool.
Here's a marketing idea worth considering: Give your customers a front-row seat and let them watch you work.
When traveling on business, you can sometimes turn an inconvenience into valuable business insights. Here are four from a recent lousy trip.
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