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What is Your Customer's Lifetime Value?

What is Your Customer's Lifetime Value? - http://sethgodin.typepad.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Strategy
From http://sethgodin.typepad.com 4077 days ago
Made Hot by: stillwagon428 on November 29, 2009 3:35 am
Seth Godin asks business owners to consider not what each customer represents in a single purchase or contract for services, but rather what the lifetime value of a happy customer who keeps coming back might be. If we did, Seth suggests, we might spend more time, energy and money to bring good customers in, give them great service, try to keep the Read More

25 Fantastic Sales Questions

25 Fantastic Sales Questions - http://blog.sellingtoconsumers.com Avatar Posted by SkipAnderson under Sales
From http://blog.sellingtoconsumers.com 4078 days ago
Made Hot by: SalesBlogcast on December 1, 2009 8:44 pm
In many ways, questions are at the heart of the selling process. Great sellers ask great questions. Mediocre sellers don't. Here are 25 great sales questions. While not perfect for every selling scenario, each is perfect at Read More

25 Blogs To Help You Stay Current With Social Media

25 Blogs To Help You Stay Current With Social Media - http://freelancefolder.com Avatar Posted by WayneLiew under Social Media
From http://freelancefolder.com 4079 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 27, 2009 6:23 pm
Most of us agree that social media is valuable — but keeping up with the latest trends can be difficult given the speed at which social media is growing and changing. Read More

Rewards; Gold Mine or Minefield?

Rewards; Gold Mine or Minefield? - http://bit.ly Avatar Posted by rhodanmc under Employee Benefits
From http://bit.ly 4079 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 3, 2009 7:09 am
Reward systems are a double edged sword. They can prove to be gold mines for the businesses that get them right, but for businesses that get it wrong, the reward system can develop into a proverbial minefield. This article identifies 15 types of rewards that can be successfully used at the appropriate time to reward or encourage appropriate be Read More
Focus on Customer Excellence, Sustainability, and Quality and mean it! Over the last decade retailers like Wal-Mart have evaporated margins, chased away U.S. manufacturing and brainwashed the consumer to believe that cheap is good regardless of quality or service. Read More
Great article for sellers of products online that discusses very practical tips for increasing conversions from online shoppers. These are good tips for any ecommerce store. Read More

How to Connect Globally With Social Media

How to Connect Globally With Social Media - http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com Avatar Posted by CindyKing under Social Media
From http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com 4080 days ago
Made Hot by: jkennedy on November 24, 2009 4:07 pm
A review of social media in different regions of the world as many businesses look at how to use social media within an international marketing campaign. Read More

You Can't Do Everything.

You Can't Do Everything. - http://rhodanmc.blogspot.com Avatar Posted by rhodanmc under Startups
From http://rhodanmc.blogspot.com 4080 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 24, 2009 8:22 pm
Short article highlighting the issue of business owners trying to do everything themselves in the mistaken belief that they are saving their business money in doing so, and then exploring why this is the case, and what they can do to rectify the situation. Read More

10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips

10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips - http://mashable.com Avatar Posted by ThomasPickering under Social Media
From http://mashable.com 4080 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 25, 2009 4:18 am
In this post, I'll offer 10 suggestions for how small businesses can supercharge their marketing efforts by leveraging social media. For each suggestion, I will discuss a basic strategy — for those who simply want to get their toes wet, as well as an advanced strategy — for those who want to spend a bit more time and go a bit deeper in their socia Read More
It may be easy to forget in an age of blogging and social media, but e-mail remains an effective way to market online and to grow a small business or startup franchise with limited resources. Gail Goodman makes some suggestions in this article from Entrepreneur.com posted in the Microsoft Small Business Center. Gail points to the key aspects of gr Read More
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