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9 Ways to Beat the Competition By Selling Less

Prospective customers can spot old-school sales tactics from a mile away. Here are nine ways to stand out from your competition by being less of a salesperson.

For a Better Black Friday, Know Your Most Challenging Customers

These five tips help your staff help harried shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

5 Must-Know Public Speaking Tips for Introverts

Your fear of public speaking can hold you back. Try these tips to make it less intimidating.

The Psychology of Discounts and Deals (Motiongraphic)

Defining what it takes to get a potential customer to make a purchase is like nailing jello to a wall. Here's some insight into how people perceive and process deals.

10 Commandments of Retail Sales

Follow these ten simple rules and you'll close more sales almost immediately.

Why Every Business Needs a Cyber Monday Strategy

The biggest e-commerce shopping day of the year is fast approaching. Now is the time to create a strategy for your business. Here's how.

5 Stores That Have Already Started the Holiday Season

Wal-Mart, Starbucks and more are getting a head start on the holiday season, with deals and promotions starting in early November.

6 Ways to Take The Chill Out of Cold Calling

It's nearly impossible to avoid cold calling, especially when you're just starting out. Here are six ways to make the most of each call and score more sales.

Apple Sells Record Number of iPhones, Shares Fall

During its fiscal fourth quarter, the tech giant sold almost 34 million iPhones -- roughly in line with analyst expectations.

The Secret to Closing More Sales: Talk Less

Most sales people do way too much talking. Here are seven ways to talk less and get more from customers.

How Social Media Really Affects Spending (Infographic)

How to get customers to go from 'Friending' to Spending.

3 Ways to Make Online Sales More Enticing

With everyone offering discounts and deals around the same time of year, it's hard to stand out. Here are three ways to differentiate yourself from the competition online.

5 Ways to Close The Sale With Indecisive Customers

Not all of your customers will be ready to buy the first time you meet them. Here's how to turn prospective buyers into loyal customers.

How an Ad Agency Fixed Its Call-Center Marketing

Using the RingRevenue platform, buyCalls was able to sniff out some major discrepancies in their campaigns.

Why Macy's Thanksgiving Sales Strategy Is Killing the Competition

The retailer announced it will be open for its first Thanksgiving in history this year and while critics are grumbling, it's a brilliant sales strategy.

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

How you can focus on the customers who will buy the most from you.

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

Incorporate these tips to your existing site to improve your cash flow quickly.

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

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

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

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

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)

Consider improving these aspects of your website to attract customers and sales.
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