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Want to Turn Huge Startup Profits? Here's Why You Need to Be Patient.

Want to Turn Huge Startup Profits? Here's Why You Need to Be Patient.

If you've got a new product on the market, face the facts: It will probably take about 1,000 days before you see a profit.
The 80/20 Rule of Sales: How to Find Your Best Customers

The 80/20 Rule of Sales: How to Find Your Best Customers

How you can focus on the customers who will buy the most from you.
5 Branding Tips to Supercharge Your Sales

5 Branding Tips to Supercharge Your Sales

Companies or individuals can generate more sales when they are consistent and relate to their customers in authentic ways.
How Online Retailers Can Make More Money by Next Week

How Online Retailers Can Make More Money by Next Week

Incorporate these tips to your existing site to improve your cash flow quickly.
4 Ways to Turn Social-Media Fans Into Raving, Loyal Customers

4 Ways to Turn Social-Media Fans Into Raving, Loyal Customers

With a little bit of focus, companies can convert casual fans into powerful brand advocates.
How to Sell Without Feeling Sleazy

How to Sell Without Feeling Sleazy

You don't need an outsized personality to be successful in sales. Just follow this simple formula.
Wal-Mart Launches a 'Shark Tank'-Style Reality Web Series

Wal-Mart Launches a 'Shark Tank'-Style Reality Web Series

The mega-retailer is producing a reality television series whose winners will get their products sold on Walmart.com.
Tips for Ringing in Sales This Holiday Shopping Season

Tips for Ringing in Sales This Holiday Shopping Season

For online retailers, it is never too early to start your holiday strategy. Here is a month-by-month guide for making your holidays bright.
4 Selling Essentials Every Startup Should Know

4 Selling Essentials Every Startup Should Know

Need to sell your vision to customers? Sales expert Gregg Schwartz offers up tips on how to seal the deal.
7 Website Essentials to Land More Sales (Infographic)

7 Website Essentials to Land More Sales (Infographic)

Consider improving these aspects of your website to attract customers and sales.
An 80/20 Approach to More Traffic, Conversions, and Profits

An 80/20 Approach to More Traffic, Conversions, and Profits

Sales and marketing isn't as complicated as you might think. Find out how this easy equation can simplify the sales process and help you increase sales.
Stop Chasing Sales and Get Your Web Content Right

Stop Chasing Sales and Get Your Web Content Right

Help your customers -- and your sales -- by producing meaningful, honest content.
Why Everyone Should Buy From You Instead of the Competition

Why Everyone Should Buy From You Instead of the Competition

Outshining your competition means getting savvy about your approach. This doesn't require a hefty budget, just a creative mind and sense of adventure.
What It Takes to Be the Customer's First Choice

What It Takes to Be the Customer's First Choice

You don't want to just give your customers a sense of trust when they think of your brand. You want them to be certain that you're the right choice for them. Here's how.
How to Capture a Trend-Setting Business Idea

How to Capture a Trend-Setting Business Idea

Following trends can be dangerous, but if your business idea is ahead of the curve, you can expect success.
How to Avoid Every Entrepreneur's Worst Enemy

How to Avoid Every Entrepreneur's Worst Enemy

Get too comfortable where you're at in life and in business and you'll never get to the next level.
A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market.
How to Find More Customers Now

How to Find More Customers Now

If generating leads is the weak link in your sales chain, response lists may be the secret weapon you've been looking for.
The Sales Rule Most Entrepreneurs Break

The Sales Rule Most Entrepreneurs Break

Finds ways to agree with your customers and you'll find yourself closing more sales.
E-Commerce Auctions Seen as Boring and Too Much Work

E-Commerce Auctions Seen as Boring and Too Much Work

According to a new report, the number of transactions made in online auctions is shrinking even as e-commerce grows.
The One Word That Will Help You Close More Sales

The One Word That Will Help You Close More Sales

Being curious about why your customers are buying will help you earn more sales. Here's one easy way to get there.
The Top 10 Consumer Complaints

The Top 10 Consumer Complaints

A new survey by the Consumer Federation of America lists auto sales, home repairs and debt disputes among the top consumer gripes.

How to Sell What Customers Want and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read how to offer products that people want, build lasting business relationships and more.
10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

A look at how businesses can cash in on the upcoming sales-tax holidays around the U.S.

Why You Shouldn't Scale Your Startup

One of the biggest startup killers? Scaling too fast, too early. Here's how to grow more deliberately.
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