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The Good, the Intentionally Bad, and the Ugly Grammar
Marketing Bootcamp

The Good, the Intentionally Bad, and the Ugly Grammar

Discover how grammar -- even the bad kind -- can create effective sales copy intended to turn readers into customers.
Craig Simpson
4 Characteristics of Adaptive Sales Organizations
Sales Strategies

4 Characteristics of Adaptive Sales Organizations

Nimble businesses focus on leading indicators and develop their approaches around data further upstream in their pipelines.
Frank Visgatis
5 Keys to Making Phone Calls That Actually Sell (Video)
Sales

5 Keys to Making Phone Calls That Actually Sell (Video)

It can take seven to 10 phone calls before ever talking with a prospect. Don't give up.
Marc Wayshak
The Damaging Psychology of Sales Reps and 3 Crucial Habits of Top Performers
Sales

The Damaging Psychology of Sales Reps and 3 Crucial Habits of Top Performers

The reasons why sales reps underperform are not entirely mysterious.
Graham Young
7 Endangered Sales' Species
Marketing Bootcamp

7 Endangered Sales' Species

Good salespeople are few and far between. Here's seven types of salespeople you want on your team.
Stacey Alcorn
3 Ways to Avoid Big-Data Blind Spots When Recruiting
Big Data

3 Ways to Avoid Big-Data Blind Spots When Recruiting

Leaders need to learn to understand how and when to use big data in their recruiting efforts.
5 Ways to Cultivate Sales Olympians
Marketing Bootcamp

5 Ways to Cultivate Sales Olympians

Make it easy for sales reps to master critical information while building upon previous knowledge.
Joe Gustafson
The Top Software-Sales Tools That Drive Results
Sales

The Top Software-Sales Tools That Drive Results

Many software tools help identify the selling activities that are predictive of success.
Jeffrey Fotta
How To Make Software Sales Less 'Salesy'
Sales Tips

How To Make Software Sales Less 'Salesy'

Be open and honest in setting expectations around your tools and help determine whether your solution can really solve their problem.
Danny Wong
5 Reasons to Prospect Within Your Existing Customer Base
Sales Strategies

5 Reasons to Prospect Within Your Existing Customer Base

If you take your clients for granted, they'll notice. So will your competitors.
Frank Visgatis
Macy's to Shut 100 Stores in Turnaround Push
Macy's

Macy's to Shut 100 Stores in Turnaround Push

Department stores have been struggling with stiff competition from online and off-price retailers.
The Death of the Pitch Deck
Radicals & Visionaries

The Death of the Pitch Deck

You poured your heart and soul into your pitch deck. But was it really worth it if no one was listening?
Erik Huberman
5 Ways to Avoid Cash-Flow Log Jams
Business Optimization

5 Ways to Avoid Cash-Flow Log Jams

Ironically, a sales victory puts you at your customer's mercy about when you get paid. Get out ahead of cascading shortages with these tips.
Phil La Duke
Do You Know How to Sell Your Ideas?
Radicals & Visionaries

Do You Know How to Sell Your Ideas?

Thinking like your customer will improve your chances of a successful sale.
Jeff Shore