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Top 5 Mobile Application Sales Tips

Know your product: This sounds like the most obvious thing in the world, but you’d be surprised how many sales people don’t really know what it is they are selling. Related Posts Tips for Up-Selling to Customers 8 years ago While making a sale to a first time customer is a joyous thing, nothing brings […]

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10 Tips To Hire Your Business Legal Advisor

When my employer downsized and I first wanted to start my business, I wanted to consult a lawyer, because I had several questions coming up in my mind. I approached my friends, relatives and searched in the internet to locate a lawyer to answer my questions. Related Posts Why Outsourcing is Essential for Business Growth […]

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Music can define us: Why Ping is good for your brand

The launch of Apple’s new social media platform brings about some interesting possibilites for brands. You can tell a lot about someone by the music they listen to. One of the largest problems that brands have online is as Chris Brogan states “being human:” Related Posts Balancing the Sales Push and Your Personality 8 years […]

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Social Media Strategy Map: How To Find Your Way

Calling all Balanced Scorecard practitioners and strategy executives, here is a Strategy Map to guide the Social Media / Social Business initiatives within your organizations. Related Posts Social Media Circle of Trust (or “Find Out What Customers Are Saying About You”) 8 years ago Social media is becoming a huge tool for businesses and how […]

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Effective Staff Management Tips for Small Businesses

Staff management for all businesses big or small, requires skill, restraint and patience, to keep them happy, motivated and away from conflict. Related Posts Motivating Employees in a Small Business 8 years ago A small business typically has less than a hundred employees, and maintaining a personal rapport and warm relationship with… Human Resource Management […]

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Blog Tip Rule #1 – Write Good Content

There are a ton of blogs out there and just about anyone can start their own blog and voice their opinions. But what makes a good blog rather than one that’s a bore? It’s the content. Related Posts Write a Better Blog in 10 Easy Steps 8 years ago At a BlogHer conference I attended […]

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Small Business Marketing Plan

The marketing plan of a small business reveals the ways and methods adopted to reach out to new customers and persuade existing ones to buy more of the product on offer. It contains targets and goals, and the way to reach them. Related Posts Fixing Your Marketing; The Problem of Penguins 8 years ago Reason […]

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5 Reasons for Small Businesses to go Mobile

In a down economy, small businesses can’t afford to waste money on unproductive advertising. Keyword advertising can boast a hefty price tag, and cannot guarantee a worthwhile ROI. Related Posts Outside of the Box Advertising for Small Businesses 8 years ago Advertising budgets for small businesses is limited. We don’t have the large corporate budgets […]

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Purposeful Networking – Know your target and stay focused

There are so many ways to network and so many places to network. But the most common complaints I hear from people about networking are: Related Posts How Online Networking Might Change the World – Seriously 8 years ago Stop networking, and start building a network. Stop collecting contacts and start making true connections. Why […]

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The Pied Piper is Mobile: A new way to think of Social Proof

It’s best that I begin with a quote from the man who coined the idea of “Social Proof,” Robert Cialdini: Related Posts A Take on Social Media and Professional Networking 8 years ago After living in the UK for several years, I’ve recently relocated back to my hometown of New York City. I’ve started… The […]

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3 Critical Requirements to Sell at the Top

I have read a number of business books over the years as a B2B sales executive. A small few were inspiring… some read like I was doing everything wrong… Related Posts How To Shorten The Sales Cycle 8 years ago A discussion was recently started at SalesPractice.com titled, “How to shorten the sales cycle”. The […]

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How Will You Measure Your Life?

This is the opening line of Clay Christensen’s latest HBR article entitled How Will You Measure Your Life? This article was written by a man who has been recently diagnosed with cancer, forcing him to take a look back on the legacy he will leave behind. Related Posts 5 tips to improve your life (Part […]

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Motivating Employees in a Small Business

A small business typically has less than a hundred employees, and maintaining a personal rapport and warm relationship with each or at least, most of them, is not such a difficult task. Related Posts Generation Y? Because they want to! 8 years ago Characterized by high motivation and low patience, Generation Y employees have taken […]

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