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How Scoring Celebrity Clients Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

How Scoring Celebrity Clients Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

High-profile customers confer benefits beyond the sheer monetary value of the stipend.
How to Recruit Salespeople Who Will Deliver Dramatic Returns

How to Recruit Salespeople Who Will Deliver Dramatic Returns

These moneymakers are key players in boosting your bottom line. Here are five tips for finding them.
How to Increase Your Customer Referrals

How to Increase Your Customer Referrals

Referrals from satisfied customers are the lifeblood of many business. Try these smart strategies to increase your word-of-mouth marketing.
Train and Retain: How to Attract and Motivate a Capable Staff

Train and Retain: How to Attract and Motivate a Capable Staff

Seeking out top-notch young employees often leaves business owners feeling disillusioned.
What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.

What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.

If your business is stalled, you may be making a few of these simple mistakes. Thankfully, these errors can be easily fixed.
When Is It Appropriate to Ask for a Favor?

When Is It Appropriate to Ask for a Favor?

Building deep referral relationships is almost completely dependent upon the social capital you have built with someone.
How to Get More Out of the Time You Already Spend Networking

How to Get More Out of the Time You Already Spend Networking

Asking for referrals from someone you just met is a rookie networker's mistake. Invest in a relationship before you take a withdrawal.

Networking Fundamentals to Boost Your Bottom Line

Effective networking involves more than just reaching out to people and showing your face at events. Here are four key ways to use networking as an effective growth strategy for your business.
How to Use Customer Recommendations to Grow Your Business

How to Use Customer Recommendations to Grow Your Business

Don't wait for associates or customers to give you their thumbs-up with personal testimonials and endorsements. Here's how to be proactive about asking for endorsements.
Networking Skills That Win You Referrals

Networking Skills That Win You Referrals

Understanding people's behavioral styles can help you earn more business.
12 Ways to Become a Recognized Expert

12 Ways to Become a Recognized Expert

Getting quoted, giving speeches and writing articles are great ways to market your business.
10 Questions for a Networking Referral Power Team

10 Questions for a Networking Referral Power Team

Working with people from complementary professions can help you leverage your referral network. Here's what you need to ask to find their sweet spots.
Why You Should Fire Your Worst Client

Why You Should Fire Your Worst Client

When a problem client proposes to suck the wind from your sail, it might be time to cut anchor. Here are five ways to get rid of difficult customers.
Don't Wait for a Reunion to Network With Former Classmates

Don't Wait for a Reunion to Network With Former Classmates

If done right, reconnecting with old college friends can spell new referrals and maybe even revenues for your business.
10 Must-Haves for Better Word-of-Mouth Marketing

10 Must-Haves for Better Word-of-Mouth Marketing

These tactics can help enhance your credibility when attending networking events.
Five Ways to Boost Referrals to Find Customers

Five Ways to Boost Referrals to Find Customers

When it comes to finding customers, advertising is expensive. Here's how to find customers through referrals.
How to Stage a Small-Business Comeback

How to Stage a Small-Business Comeback

Three turnaround strategies to survive, and thrive, beyond the recession.
An Old-Fashioned Approach to Finding Customers

An Old-Fashioned Approach to Finding Customers

When the economy got this flooring franchise down, it reengineered its approach to finding customers -- favoring knocking on doors and cold calling.
Three Essentials to Creating a Networking Strategy

Three Essentials to Creating a Networking Strategy

Establish a plan to help determine who you want to connect with and where to find them.

Tap Multi-Influential Referral Power

5 steps will help you turn your customers into referral sources.

Referral Offers Your Customers Can't Refuse

A great product or service and inviting customer experience is essential to building a steady stream of referrals to your business.

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