At the heart of every business presentation, is the goal to win more sales and repeat business. That’s why the relationship you build with your clients over time is important as well as how you regularly interact and communicate with them. When you’re pursuing new business, of course, you’re not going to have the backstop […]
5 niche markets too small for online giants. Retail shopping has changed. Online markets are close to having the lion’s share of sales and brick-and-mortar stores have been forced to add online sales to compete with massive retailers like Wal-Mart, Amazon, Staples and others.
What can go wrong in business? Well, there exists a list about as long as your street with what could go wrong in business! From a lack of clientele, to PR disasters, to a market crash – there is so much that go wrong. These might not be issues you can help though. That being […]
A lot of businesses and business owners invest a lot of time and effort in marketing. With internet marketing being very popular today, it is easy to think that the right campaigns can help boost sales and increase business revenue. In reality, however, the majority of sales, especially in B2B industries, are still done by […]
If you are a business owner is it imperative that you know your customers — in more ways than one. Customers are the single most important aspect of business which is why you and your business should know yours. You need to know what they want. You need to know what kind of service they […]
Social media is an essential tool for any business looking to build up their brand. Instagram takes the lead among other social media platforms. Sadly, some online retailers are underestimating its power in increasing business sales. Don’t be one of them. Although there’s no direct link for buyers to purchase (other than your link in […]
If you are a business that creates products or offers services, you almost surely have a website. It’s hard to be a business in the modern era without a strong web presence. Very few companies are strictly local in 2017. Even if you cater to a local or regional audience, you can increase your business […]
Shield, Work, Setting, Workplace, Invitation, EnterThe bottom line of any business is the spend that it needs to make to remaining functioning as a business. The more this bottom line is controlled and the smaller these overheads, the more profit a business makes. Profit means a healthy business with plenty of cash to investment back […]
Without a good sales force many UK companies will go under because of increased competition that will take revenue away from you. A good salesperson is worth a lot to a company, which is why businesses are now starting to hire sales recruitment agencies in UK. But in order to be successful in business, you […]
With the advancement in technology, increase in the pace of globalization, and rise in business competition, the need for having a dynamic sales team has become inevitable. Customers have become knowledgeable than before with the infiltration of ecommerce, that has fostered online sales through websites, sales through portals such as eBay, Amazon etc., sales using […]
If you own any kind of retail establishment ‘from a kiosk to a store or from a restaurant to a movie house’ you’re familiar with the cash register. Once the lights go on and the doors open, the cash register becomes the central point for almost all business activity. However, if you’re still using one […]
It’s not exactly breaking news that your company should be on social media. It provides direct communication with consumers, and gives your company the opportunity to be more “human.” However, regularly posting on social media alone isn’t unlocking all of the sales and traffic driving potential that these various platforms hold.
The holiday season is usually the busiest period of the year for many small business retailers. The opportunity to capitalize on the holidays in the APAC region has never been greater and is continuing to grow.
Women and shoes – a love affair that knows no bounds. The pain we endure to look good in a pair of heels is enough to make any podiatrist cry. (Or maybe laugh and open another clinic.) According to a 2012 survey by department store Target, Australian women own on average 25 pairs of shoes.
According to the latest report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) Retail sales increased in the month of August but came in at a much slower pace than anticipated.
Need to increase sales? Afraid of missing sales goals, but not really sure how to get consistent traction on them? Last year I had this problem. Every month, or quarter, or even year, I would write down a sales goal. It would end up scribbled in a notebook, and even sometimes entered into the CRM. […]