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Online Marketing Gets All the Buzz But Check Out the ROI for Live Events

Large companies sponsoring the splashiest events anticipate five-to-one returns. More modest affairs boast a three-to-one yield.

The 5 Characteristics of Extraordinary Salespeople

The best sales reps are loyal control freaks who can endure hearing 'no' as many times as necessary to hear 'yes.'

Why Your Sales Team Can't Close

How often have you heard the line, 'My salespeople can’t close.' Here is how to fix this issue.

The Easy Way to Get a Social Influencer Advocating Your Brand Is to Hire One

If you thought you needed more charismatic friends to have a social-maven driving your sales, think again.

7 Tips for Making a Success of That Crucial First Meeting With a Prospect

You put in a lot of work just to be invited to give a presentation. Don't blow your opportunity with little mistakes.

Want to Write Better Sales Proposals? Follow These 5 Steps.

While some salespeople might view proposals as unnecessary -- or even as a waste of time --they're actually one of the most powerful instruments in a salesperson's arsenal of deal-closing tools.

To Win More Prospects, Stop Selling and Start Courting

Treat every potential client as you would someone who you hope will give you a second date.

Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity

Research has shown that employees are spending time managing their teams instead of working, which cost companies big.

How to Keep Your Workforce Engaged in the Second Half of the Year

Motivating your sales team is a particular challenge when summer beckons and unmet goals seem daunting.

4 Secrets for Navigating the New Sales World

With new trends emerging, the sales landscape is changing. Here are a few tips on how salespeople can adapt.

Why I Recognize All My Superstars, Not Just the Sales Team

Rewarding top performers in every department is best for company morale.

2 Principles That Will Change the Life of Your Business

Whatever your business, Integrity and service are your best offerings.

5 Strategies for Improving Calls and Increasing Sales

The successful sales professional will begin all conversations from the prospective client’s point of view. Here's how.

The 5 Irrefutable Principles of Selling

The more you are willing to give, the less you will need to "sell.''

If Your Cold Sales E-mail Didn't Get a Response, Make it Hot

To keep your pitch out of the spam folder, get the email address of the person who can make use of what you are offering.

3 Things You Might be Doing Wrong if Your Tech Conference Flopped

Your company tech conference will be an invaluable marketing opportunity blown if selling is all you plan to do.

5 Steps to Marketing That Resonates With Your Prospects

In today's oversold society, being yourself creates authentic marketing that resonates with people.

Share What You Know and People Will Buy What You Sell

A salesman has to knock on lots of doors but people knock an expert's door. Whatever your business, you are the expert. Freely helping people today brings clients tomorrow.

How to Go 'Cha-Ching' With an Affiliate Program

When budgets are lean and resources tight, consider turning to an affiliate program to increase sales.

Tracking These 6 Metrics Could Boost Your Sales

If you're not tracking these numbers, you'll have a hard time growing.

Why You Should Sell First, Build Later

For our series The Grind, the founder of Alumnify explains why his philosophy is sell, sell, sell and not launch quickly.

Baby, It's Cold Outside, But Your Customers Will Return

Customers tend to stay home in extreme weather conditions like the U.S. is now facing. But data show they are more likely to come back during cold snaps like this one.

4 Ways Retailers Can Ride the Post-Holiday Wave to More Sales

While the competition is taking a breath, use this time to create new customers and additional sales.

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