Sales

6 Ways to Land Your First Client
Marketing

6 Ways to Land Your First Client

As a new entrepreneur, to obtain referrals you have to have clients. But where do you get started?
Motivate Customers to Buy Based on Their Brain Type
Marketing

Motivate Customers to Buy Based on Their Brain Type

With the right messages, you can speak to people in a way that ultimately boosts sales.
Setting Up the Perfect Compensation Plan for Your Sales Team
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Setting Up the Perfect Compensation Plan for Your Sales Team

Structure your compensation to align with your company's goals and ensure your sales management team understands the goals they must attain.
The Last Thing You Want Your Customers to Do: Think
Marketing

The Last Thing You Want Your Customers to Do: Think

If you want to boost sales on your website, hold back product information from your visitors.
How to Stop Sales Meetings From Being a Huge Time Suck
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How to Stop Sales Meetings From Being a Huge Time Suck

With a few simple changes, the weekly sales meeting can regain its shine and again become a valuable conversation for sales teams of any size.
5 White-Hot Consumer Psychology Hacks to Boost Your Sales
Marketing

5 White-Hot Consumer Psychology Hacks to Boost Your Sales

A few simple changes to your website or copy can spur customers into buying your offerings.
Why Your Sales Forecast Is Disconnected From Reality
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Why Your Sales Forecast Is Disconnected From Reality

The forecast methodology used by most companies only works for some companies. Happily, simpler methods matched to your sales process are more reliable.
The Tricks to Getting 10 Times More Referrals From Your Network
The 'Treps

The Tricks to Getting 10 Times More Referrals From Your Network

Sometimes it's not just what you know, but who you know that makes all the difference in business.
3 Benefits of Meeting Face to Face
Marketing

3 Benefits of Meeting Face to Face

Even in the digital age, your most powerful sales tool may still be meeting in person.
This Guy Just Made Opening Coconuts a Whole Lot Easier
The 'Treps

This Guy Just Made Opening Coconuts a Whole Lot Easier

By inventing a low tech cutting device that easily rips through the coconut's fibrous shell.
Here is How to Dramatically Improve Revenue and Profitability
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Here is How to Dramatically Improve Revenue and Profitability

All you need to do is focus on your ABCs.
Surviving Fourth Quarter Madness -- How to Handle the Year-End Sales Crunch
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Surviving Fourth Quarter Madness -- How to Handle the Year-End Sales Crunch

Many sellers push hard to close the year and ultimately come up short. But there are a couple ways to minimize fire drills.
To Franchisees, McDonald's Arches Aren't Looking So Gold
Franchises

To Franchisees, McDonald's Arches Aren't Looking So Gold

Slipping sales, negative momentum and ‘zero creativity' has franchisees worried, a new survey says.
Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec on the 5 Worst Sales Sins
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Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec on the 5 Worst Sales Sins

Do you walk around asking potential clients 'What can I do to win your business?' Don't.
Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Have Funnel Vision
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Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Have Funnel Vision

While the old way may have been 'buy or goodbye,' things have changed in that all customers, old and new, deserve your full attention.
7 Ways to Shift Your Perspective About the Dreaded 'No' in Sales
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7 Ways to Shift Your Perspective About the Dreaded 'No' in Sales

Overcome the uncomfortable and awkward moment of a rejection from a client.
Domino's Quarterly Profit Tops Wall Street View
Franchises

Domino's Quarterly Profit Tops Wall Street View

The pizza company's revenues were boosted by strong results overseas and here in the U.S.
U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says
Business News

U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says

More owners said they expected a slowdown in profits and sales, tightening credit conditions and a harder time filling job openings.
Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.
Marketing

Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.

Instead of following the common haphazard approach to landing customers, think of every outreach effort as part of a larger initiative.
CVS's Expensive Cigarette Ban Shows It Puts Brand Before Profit
Marketing

CVS's Expensive Cigarette Ban Shows It Puts Brand Before Profit

The drug chain's big move and name change may lead to the loyalty of a powerful customer segment.
7 Rules for Talking With Gatekeepers
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7 Rules for Talking With Gatekeepers

An experienced gatekeeper is adept at screening cold calls and recognizing sales professionals who attempt to reach the decisions makers without an appointment. Here is how to get past them.
5 Proven Ways to Create Long-Lasting Customer Relationships
Marketing

5 Proven Ways to Create Long-Lasting Customer Relationships

There are tools and processes you can incorporate to support your customers every step of the way.
2 Rules for Engineering Exceptional Upsides
Marketing

2 Rules for Engineering Exceptional Upsides

A sale goes through many stages before the close. But you won't get past the first step without raising customer awareness in these key ways.
A CEO's Insider Secrets for Making the Sale
Marketing

A CEO's Insider Secrets for Making the Sale

Know your customer's corporate culture and respect it. Do your homework and don't bypass gatekeepers or skip the ranks.
How We Drove 10K Unique Visitors to a New Product in a Month
Marketing

How We Drove 10K Unique Visitors to a New Product in a Month

With these five tactics, traffic started flowing to a service that had just launched.
10 Affordable Tools to Help Online Entrepreneurs Succeed
Technology

10 Affordable Tools to Help Online Entrepreneurs Succeed

These applications help improve productivity and streamline certain aspects of business.
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