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How to Recruit Salespeople Who Will Deliver Dramatic Returns
Hiring

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.
Will Staney
Sales Calls

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.
Don't Execute Your Sales Strategy Until You Validate Your Idea
Starting a Business

Don't Execute Your Sales Strategy Until You Validate Your Idea

The only way to prove you have a winning concept is to get your product or service into customers' hands. But don't confuse that with selling.
Steve Blank
Hook New Customers With an Online 'Hopeful Greeting'
Content Marketing

Hook New Customers With an Online 'Hopeful Greeting'

To get ahead of the competition, your attention should be focused on making a great first impression, then building positive reviews and testimonials.
Eric Siu
Choices Can Become Overwhelming, So Make It Easier for Customers
Sales

Choices Can Become Overwhelming, So Make It Easier for Customers

Use these strategies to increase click-through rates and purchases when presenting choices.
Liraz Margalit
5 Hidden Ways Your Summer Vacation Pays Off for Your Business
Business Ideas

5 Hidden Ways Your Summer Vacation Pays Off for Your Business

Getting away can help you come back stronger than ever. Here's how to use time off to the fullest.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
4 Ways to Build Trust Quickly
Trust

4 Ways to Build Trust Quickly

Entrepreneurs don't have years or even months to build trust. To get sales quickly, they need to act quickly.
Dorie Clark
Ka-Ching: Making Money Online
Business Ideas

Ka-Ching: Making Money Online

With the online world taking over our lives, here is how entrepreneurs can cash in.
Joel Comm
The 5 Irrefutable Principles of Selling
Sales

The 5 Irrefutable Principles of Selling

The more you are willing to give, the less you will need to "sell.''
William Ballard
How to Psych Yourself Up to Make That Call
Sales

How to Psych Yourself Up to Make That Call

You can't sell without lifting that receiver, so it's time to embrace your discomfort and find your strength.
Jeff Shore
It's Time to 'Untrain' Your Sales Force
Sales

It's Time to 'Untrain' Your Sales Force

If your sales team is still operating under tradition, they need to adapt to today's buyers.
Christopher Faust
If Your Cold Sales E-mail Didn't Get a Response, Make it Hot
Email Marketing

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.
Kumail Hemani
When Setting Prices, Ignore Your Gut and Pay Attention to Big Data
Big Data

When Setting Prices, Ignore Your Gut and Pay Attention to Big Data

Big Data analysis gives sales reps the information, in real time, to adjust prices as needed to make that sale, to that customer.
Neil Lustig
The 3 Critical Elements to Selling Online Like a Pro
Sales Strategies

The 3 Critical Elements to Selling Online Like a Pro

There are three steps to selling anything. In this video, sales expert Perry Marshall explains.
Jason Fell