The reason why you have a job in sales is because our markets are constantly getting more competitive. Every year, every month, and every day products are coming out better, faster, and closer together. Almost as soon as your company dreams up a great new idea for product or feature, your competition seems to think … [Read more…]
Selling products and/or services through the mail is a popular way of doing business. Millions of people from all walks of life, and in all parts of the world are “into” mail order, with more coming in every day. Some of them are grossing in the millions, others are chalking up sales figures of several … [Read more…]
Every January, trade publications put out a list of predictions for the coming year. They discuss products, services and trends that they think will change the way business is done, labeling these “disruptive technologies.”
1. Define Success for Yourself
Anyone who tells you that the path to self-actualization is an easy one has never walked it. Along the way, we meet – head on! – the skeletons in our personal closets, and the process of coming to terms with our past and al that it brought into our lives is a long and solitary … [Read more…]
So you have a Web site. And so does most every business these days. But what you really need is a way to set your business apart from the competition, an online presence that will keep clients and prospects coming back again and again.
‘Tis the season once again for parties, champagne, noisemakers…and of course, New Year’s resolutions. Every year, millions of people go through the same ritual of making optimistic resolutions for the coming year – many of which are destined to be swept up into the dustbin with the remains of the confetti and party favors.
The best way to avoid being blacklisted by the search engines is to avoid using some questionable techniques that were once popular to gain high rankings. Even if your website is not blacklisted by using some of the techniques below, it may be penalized (buried in the rankings) so your traffic will suffer all the … [Read more…]
A lot of effort is put into getting new clients. We all know our client base will change. Previous clients can move to a new area, sell their business, close down, or change their priorities. So finding new business is always important – but so is keeping your previous clients. Here are nine ways to … [Read more…]
The ladder was braced against the railings going to the basement. I started climbing up. I had to get to the ceiling and this was my Rube Goldberg way of doing it without having to put up scaffolding. I made it up two or three rungs before coming to my senses. It would be so … [Read more…]