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5 Elements of an Irresistible Call to Action
Marketing Strategies

5 Elements of an Irresistible Call to Action

Too many direct-mail campaigns fizzle out because they fail to inspire readers to actually do something. Here's some advice.
Craig Simpson
The Top 5 Pinterest Marketing Myths
Pinterest

The Top 5 Pinterest Marketing Myths

Misconceptions about about this channel's popularity, what people are doing when they're pinning and how that relates to your company.
Charlotte Nichols
This Slick iBeacon Device Helps Retailers Push Deals to In-Store Shoppers
Technology

This Slick iBeacon Device Helps Retailers Push Deals to In-Store Shoppers

Thanks to the Internet of Things, shopping at brick-and-mortar stores just got a lot more personal. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Are You Cut Out for a Sales Gig at a Startup?
Sales

Are You Cut Out for a Sales Gig at a Startup?

If you want to get a job selling, would you be a better fit at a smaller or a larger company?
Adam Callinan
Smiling Is Contagious. Customers (and Your Business) Thrive on It.
Customer Loyalty

Smiling Is Contagious. Customers (and Your Business) Thrive on It.

This simple act helps creates a jovial base of clients who will continue using a service and feeling good about it.
Jeff Sinelli
Get Over Your Telephobia (Yes, It's Real) With These 3 Steps
Fear

Get Over Your Telephobia (Yes, It's Real) With These 3 Steps

Come on, the phone won't bite. It's time to make that call you've been dreading.
Jeff Shore
5 Lessons From Sales for Entrepreneurial Success
Sales

5 Lessons From Sales for Entrepreneurial Success

When toil is certain and reward is hard earned, you're an entrepreneur. Sales pros know your struggles and what is required to succeed.
Katelyn Oster
Get Lucky Way More Often
Positive Thinking

Get Lucky Way More Often

In this random world, we improve our odds of something good happening by working at it.
Gregory Kennedy
Sell Like a (Literal) Rock Star With These 5 Takeaways
Sales

Sell Like a (Literal) Rock Star With These 5 Takeaways

Use these lessons from some of the biggest acts in music to up your game with your clients.
Steve Jones
Are Mobile Ads Good for Your Business? (Infographic)
Mobile Advertising

Are Mobile Ads Good for Your Business? (Infographic)

Mixpanel studied 400,000 users of apps, comparing the engagement of those prompted by advertisements with that of people who selected applications on their own. The results may surprise you.
Suhail Doshi
Boost Sales by Appealing to Customers' Unconscious Minds
Sales

Boost Sales by Appealing to Customers' Unconscious Minds

Did you know you can market to neurons, or create happiness with a small surprise?
Alicia Lawrence
The Tough Love Guide to Selling
Sales

The Tough Love Guide to Selling

If you're in business, you're in the business of sales. That's what keeps your company alive. Here are four critical lessons.
Renée Warren
Have a Blockbuster Summer of Sales With These 3 Strategies
Growth Strategies

Have a Blockbuster Summer of Sales With These 3 Strategies

This season brings box office mega-bucks for movie studios, but you too can cash in on the film industry's marketing tactics.
Matthew Toren
4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge
Sales

4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge

When demand suddenly spikes, it's do or die time.