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Until the obstacle of an unfriendly website is removed, then learning more about social media will probably not secure the results you want. If the ultimate goal is to drive traffic to your website, and your cyberspace storefront is not keyword rich, easy to navigate, and ladled with fresh content, you will have visitors who stay less than 10 seconds. How exactly does that increase sales? by Leanne Hoagland-Smith Each day I receive...

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By Leanne Hoagland-Smith Years ago I stumbled upon a story about a man riding a dead horse. After the rider tried numerous solutions all while still staying atop of the animal, a Native American passing by surveyed the situation and suggested the only obvious solution was to simply “dismount.” How frequently, in business including small business owners, entrepreneurs to C Suite executives, do we continue to ride dead...

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A Confused Customer ALWAYS Says NO

A Confused Customer ALWAYS Says NO


Posted By on Apr 4, 2014

Are you sending your customer mixed messages about what you are selling to them?  What is your specialty and do your customers know it? by Kim Dukes, The Sales Diva As any of my family and friends will tell you – I LOVE to cook. I also love to read. A few weeks ago I stumbled upon an ancient book that within a second had me laughing in the aisle. (I tried not to laugh too hard as I didn’t want to interrupt the opera...

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by Colleen Stanley I was speaking at the BONA Certified Craftsman conference last weekend. It was a great group of business owners, eager to learn how to build their organizations. Fortunately for me, there was a break in my schedule, so I visited another speaker’s session. John Vachalek, president of Webolutions, a strategic marketing agency shared many great ideas during his session. One idea really caused me to have a ‘duh’ moment....

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by Nancy Bleeke, Author of Conversations That Sell Stop the buyer from running to your competitors! It’s time to Adjust your Selling Process There are many actions we can take to help our buyers move through the selling process to the buy decision. And while there are many things we should do, there is one thing you should NEVER do…make the selling process more difficult than the buyer wants or needs. That’s right, if you want...

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