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The Only 9 Things You Need to Know About Selling

The Only 9 Things You Need to Know About Selling

Being a great salesperson isn't about gimmicks or systems. Here are the nine essential do's and don't's to help your pitch.
Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

When interviewing candidates, first make it casual, then turn up the heat.
A Stellar Content Plan Can Lead to Business Success

A Stellar Content Plan Can Lead to Business Success

Good content can drive more sales, boost your visibility and increase customer loyalty.
This Is What the Ultimate Sales Conversation Sounds Like

This Is What the Ultimate Sales Conversation Sounds Like

In any conversation you have with a customer, there are other conversations at work: the one in your head and the one in his or hers.
Getting the Sale Without Being a Sleazeball

Getting the Sale Without Being a Sleazeball

Sales representatives often get a bad rap for being too pushy and overbearing, but it doesn't have to be that way. Here are four ways to close a sale and not be a sleazeball.
Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales.
How to Get More Visitors to Click, Buy or Promote on Your Site

How to Get More Visitors to Click, Buy or Promote on Your Site

Your visitors follow a path after visiting your site. Make sure they get to where you want them to go.
Sochi Organizers Did a Terrible Job Stocking Olympic Souvenirs

Sochi Organizers Did a Terrible Job Stocking Olympic Souvenirs

Olympic spectators are grumbling that Sochi merchandise is both hard to come by and severely overpriced at this yearÂ’s Games.
Top 10 Ways to Make Money Online -- With Integrity

Top 10 Ways to Make Money Online -- With Integrity

To do it right, you'll need to find a way that serves your vision while also supporting others.
How 'V-Commerce' Could Be the Next Big Trend for Startups

How 'V-Commerce' Could Be the Next Big Trend for Startups

There's e-commerce, m-commerce and even t-commerce, but the next wave of tech-driven shopping may be driven by something different.
Super Bowl Season Is a Prime Time for TV Buyers

Super Bowl Season Is a Prime Time for TV Buyers

Nearly a quarter of TV owners purchase their big screens for the Super Bowl, and often at a lower cost.
5 Tips for Producing Direct Mail Copy That Sells

5 Tips for Producing Direct Mail Copy That Sells

These strategies will help you craft a direct mail piece that will connect with your customer.
5 Strategies for Generating Consumer Demand

5 Strategies for Generating Consumer Demand

Tips on how to create excitement and buzz around your new product.
Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?

Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?

When entrepreneurs launch a startup, they often get knee-deep in the day-to-day tasks. While this is necessary to get your business of the ground, it is imperative to continue to focus on the long-term strategy.
The 5 Key Elements of a Great Direct Mail Sales Piece

The 5 Key Elements of a Great Direct Mail Sales Piece

If you're new to direct mail, these 5 tips can help you create a sales piece that attracts a buying audience.
Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday? Struggling Chain to Close 30 Restaurants

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday? Struggling Chain to Close 30 Restaurants

Following a quarter of weak sales, Ruby Tuesday announced plans to close 30 restaurants.
Report: Chuck E. Cheese's Is on the Block

Report: Chuck E. Cheese's Is on the Block

After disappointing sales, Chuck E. Cheese's parent company is reportedly exploring a potential sale.
6 Secrets to a Successful Sales Meeting

6 Secrets to a Successful Sales Meeting

You owe it to yourself and your team to run sales meetings they will be productive and engaging. Here are six ways to spice up the agenda.
7 Simple Steps to Writing Product Descriptions That Sell

7 Simple Steps to Writing Product Descriptions That Sell

The secret to writing seriously seductive product descriptions is to follow a proven process to engage, persuade and sell. Here's how.
Know Your Shopper to Boost Post-Holiday Sales

Know Your Shopper to Boost Post-Holiday Sales

Shift your attentions to shoppers' moods and needs to move product and increase revenue.
Make the Most of Post-Holiday Sales

Make the Most of Post-Holiday Sales

Prep your staff for after-holiday traffic by avoiding these 4 common mistakes.
Dynamic Duos: The Power of Affiliate Marketing

Dynamic Duos: The Power of Affiliate Marketing

These sidekicks can help your business reach more people online. Here are tips to find the best one.
Toys 'R' Us Will Stay Open 87 Straight Hours Before Christmas

Toys 'R' Us Will Stay Open 87 Straight Hours Before Christmas

Procrastinators, rejoice: Toys 'R' Us is keeping stores open all-day and all-night for last-minute shoppers the four days leading up to Christmas.
A College 'Trep's Plans for 2014

A College 'Trep's Plans for 2014

Entrepreneur caught up with College Entrepreneur of 2012 Bryan Silverman and talked about the upcoming year and his plans after graduation.
Startup Founders: Be Your Own Salesperson

Startup Founders: Be Your Own Salesperson

No one knows a product better than the person who thought it up. Who better to deal with customers?
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