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Customer Service. Every consumer looks for it. Every retailer strives to provide it.

But the term is so overused and so under-executed that I have tired of hearing and thinking about it. In my own consumer life, there have been so many missed opportunities by individuals and stores where I have shopped to provide excellent customer service that I'm just about at the point where I want - no, need - to give noogies to every retail salesperson / clerk / customer service representative that I come into contact with. Read More
Selling across different cultures requires a focus on relationships and taking a consultative approach. You can establish and demonstrate your expertise as a consultant by guiding your buyer rather than providing numerous options.
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What Paths Do Your Customers Follow to Take Action?

What Paths Do Your Customers Follow to Take Action?  - http://www.m4bmarketing.com Avatar Posted by m4bmarketing under Marketing
From http://www.m4bmarketing.com 3509 days ago
Made Hot by: lyceum on July 16, 2010 7:10 pm
If you are in retail you can watch customers come into your store, browse, walk around and then come up to the cash register with their purchases.You can also see if they walk in, have a glance around and then walk out. These actions are just as important to know if you have a website. Luckily it is not difficult to track these action paths Read More
As a literary writer myself, I know of a thing called "Writer's High." Endorphins similar to opiates are released from the brain. It's a high!

On blog-vacation now, after only 24 hours, I feel like a "Skid-Row" addict craving the next bottle of cheap wine.. Read More

Just Get Your Foot In the Door: Start Simple.

Just Get Your Foot In the Door: Start Simple.  - http://salesblogcast.com Avatar Posted by SalesBlogcast under Sales
From http://salesblogcast.com 3509 days ago
Made Hot by: keenan on July 19, 2010 2:56 pm
Crazy-busy prospects can’t handle complexity. They hate it when things are difficult to decode, decide or decifer. It grinds them to a screeching halt – which is the normal human reaction to being overwhelmed and stressed out.

Because of the chaotic business environments we work in, simplicity has recently emerged as a key factor in sales success Read More

What It Takes To Get the Really Big Deal Through Your Pipeline

What It Takes To Get the Really Big Deal Through Your Pipeline - http://thesalesblog.com Avatar Posted by iannarino under Sales
From http://thesalesblog.com 3509 days ago
Made Hot by: starresults on July 18, 2010 9:09 pm
Working your big deal dream clients through your sales funnel requires that your capacity as a salesperson grow to match the size of your deal. You have to stretch and grow to fit the big deals through Read More

Warning: Too Many Friends Can Reduce Sales

Warning: Too Many Friends Can Reduce Sales  - http://bettercloser.com Avatar Posted by billrice under Social Media
From http://bettercloser.com 3509 days ago
Made Hot by: ajayjoya on July 15, 2010 7:02 pm
Is it possible for a huge database of contacts or thousands of friends or followers to actually reduce your sales output? Yes!

This isn’t another rant on quality over quantity in lead generation. Or a diatribe on how critical lead management is to sales. It’s an important sales discussion about focus, discipline, and misplaced hope Read More

25 Blog or Newsletter Topic Ideas For Company Bloggers

25 Blog or Newsletter Topic Ideas For Company Bloggers    - http://sociatic.com Avatar Posted by kwameboame under Marketing
From http://sociatic.com 3510 days ago
Made Hot by: businessavante on July 15, 2010 6:15 am
Do you get stuck when it comes to writing new blog posts or newsletters for your business? Everybody does at a point in time. I have compiled a list of .. Read More

“Plans are nothing. Planning is everything.” – Todd Youngblood's "SPE" Blog

“Plans are nothing.  Planning is everything.” – Todd Youngblood's "SPE" Blog - http://bit.ly Avatar Posted by tyoungbl under Sales
From http://bit.ly 3510 days ago
Made Hot by: mssux on July 14, 2010 7:00 pm
Who am I to argue with General Dwight D. Eisenhower? He made the comment in this post’s title regarding the Normandy invasion. He was reflecting upon how little the actual battle resembled the D-Day plan; a plan that resulted from a truly stupendous effort on the part of the Allies Read More
Not everything works for everybody. Although there may be common characteristics among successful small business owners, not every business owner approaches business the same way. Successful small business owners are masters at filtering knowledge and implementing only what works best for them. They create and discover fundamental habits that enable them to mover further faster. Read More
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