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In a market fraught with uncertainty, many companies have focused on cutting expenses and increasing productivity and efficiency as a way to stem market share losses and reverse downward sales trends. This often means downsizing and reorganizing to reduce labor costs, eliminate redundancy, and better target scarce resources. In the process, offices have been closed, divisions and departments merg Read More
Project management is a great discipline that has become elitist and as a consequence, many business owner/managers are nervous of engaging with it. It does not need to be this way! Read More
Want to increase sales within your company? It’s not as hard to do as some might have you believe. Read More
You know how social media strategists love to talk about branding right? Well, now it's easier and more effective with TweetBrand, a free client that will personalize your tweets for maximum exposures. Read More

How To Sell To The Chinese In 2010

How To Sell To The Chinese In 2010 - http://www.forbes.com Avatar Posted by WayneLiew under Global
From http://www.forbes.com 3863 days ago
Made Hot by: bluechipnet on January 12, 2010 2:47 am
Are you scared of the Made in China label? So am I. So are most Chinese. In this article, we are going to look at the three consumer behavior trends that are happening in the country. Consumer spending in China is increasing, but, just as important, it is also evolving. Every company selling products there needs to evolve, too. Read More

How to Develop a Small Business Sales Plan

How to Develop a Small Business Sales Plan - http://www.microsoft.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Sales
From http://www.microsoft.com 3863 days ago
Made Hot by: smallbizaide on January 11, 2010 6:18 pm
You've got a great product and a great market you believe is ready to buy. But hold on a minute. Don't take one step further before developing a small business sales plan. It will contain important information like what the pricing should be on your product, how and where you'll be selling it and even how you will be taking the payments. A small business sales plan is a road map getting you from Read More
This article on how and why to register a fictitious business name for your small business comes from attorney Jeffrey Steinberger via Yahoo! Small Business courtesy of Entrepreneur.com. If you intend to do business or open a bank account under a name other than your own, under most circumstances you'll be required to file one of these. Since there is a cost, you may want to consider whether you Read More
When people think about motivating employees, they’re usually thinking about ways to reward them. What carrots can be offered to get employees to work harder, what can we dangle in front of them to incent them to take the actions we desire? There are whole books written on ways to reward our employees, and multi-million dollar consulting engagements built on those books. Read More
One of the most effective ways of grabbing reader attention for critical white paper solution messages is through the use of sidebar callouts (also known as 'pull quotes').

If you are interested in grabbing the attention of your business reader, this blog post will provide you with five essential tips that are guaranteed to make your sidebar callouts more noticeable and certainly more effecti Read More

Deals Stalled? How to Stop Taking Yourself Out of the Sale

Deals Stalled? How to Stop Taking Yourself Out of the Sale - http://thesalesblog.com Avatar Posted by iannarino under Sales
From http://thesalesblog.com 3864 days ago
Made Hot by: SalesBlogcast on January 11, 2010 5:11 pm
It is easy to feel good about letting yourself be taken out the sale. It feels right: The prospect asked for something, and we always try to give the prospect what they asked for. But sometimes it is isn’t right to give the prospect what they ask for. Sometimes it is better to do the right thing and to sell the idea that something else is needed before pricing, proposals, or presentations can be Read More
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