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Lots of people write business plans and then leave them to gather dust. Others run a mile from the very notion of a business plan. But is it just a paper exercise or what is it all about? Do you really need one and iIs there a simple way of approaching it? Read More
2010 is the year of smart growth for small businesses. We need small business growth for an economic recovery but tight credit and increasing competition mean it will be more challenging. There are ways that a small business can grow this year in a sustainable way and take advantage of cost savings, the Internet, and new marketing avenues. Read More
Human resource audits can be critical for small to medium sized businesses just as they are for large corporations. Many companies spend significant time creating human resource policies to comply with various regulations but don't take the time to keep up and insure their policies stay up to date with changing requirements. This post from Barrie Gross at AllBusiness looks at The Importance of Hu Read More
Here are some tips for pitching your small business startup to investors posted on the Startup Nation blog by Rich Sloan. The post includes a link to a FoxBusiness video clip from the segment So You Think You're An Entrepreneur in which the key elements of pitching your business idea to investors including the so-called elevator pitch are discussed. The video includes some advice on what investor Read More

5 Important Steps to Keeping Your Sales Process Moving Forward

5 Important Steps to Keeping Your Sales Process Moving Forward - http://bettercloser.com Avatar Posted by billrice under Sales
From http://bettercloser.com 3865 days ago
Made Hot by: starresults on January 11, 2010 7:43 am
I think it’s harder than ever to keep your sales process moving forward. There are so many innovative technologies that hold promise for sales. So many social media tools that help us connect and build relationships. Unfortunately all this scatters our attention and focus and working the sales pipeline.

Here are some time-tested ideas for returning your focus to forward sales movement. Read More
So Hollywood tells us that the world is going to end in 2012. Yikes! That means we only have a couple years to meet our sales and career goals! Better hurry... Read More
This is a great time in the year to start looking into what new opportunities you can bring into your business. In order to help you in this respect, I’d like to share some useful link love that you may have missed around the web that can help you build your brand and market your small business. Read More
What will you do this year in your small business that is remarkable? Challenge yourself because now nothing short of remarkable is good enough. Read More
This is a key moment in your marketing and sales process. It’s when marketing hands the ball off to your sales. All the marketing was practice, critical and important practice. Read More
The forthcoming Apple tablet can mean huge opportunities for the small business to market their services. Read More
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