Business Basics

13
Jul

5 Top Tips to Ask for Referrals and Get More Business

    Word of mouth advertising is the best advertising a business can get. This is because people will naturally place more trust the word of someone they know than a testimonial from a stranger no matter how positive it is. If a friend says using product X is amazing to use, you will no doubt try it out the

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6
Jul

6 Proven Ways to Speed Up Your Sales Cycle

Salespeople and marketers are continuously trying out new techniques to speed up their sales cycles and get their prospects over the line faster. Of course, some sales cycles are significantly longer than others. For example, consumers don’t typically don’t wake up one morning and think they’d like a new car and instantly go and purchase one. They do their research,

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29
Jun

3 Amateur Behaviours That Can Kill Your Reputation as a Sales Person

Some salespeople believe they are born with a natural ability to sell, however this is rarely the case. Yes, they might be born with a natural confidence, the ‘gift of the gab’ and determination to succeed, however selling is a skill that must be developed. Just as we improve overtime when learning to speak a language or play an instrument,

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27
Jun

What To Do When You Can’t Get Hold of your Prospect

You have a hot prospect who seems really keen to move things forward and become a customer and then they suddenly go cold. Your emails and calls are not returned, and you can’t get hold of your prospect. The trail goes cold and you move on, but there is always that “what if” in the back of your mind. If

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22
Jun

5 Incredible Ways to Grow Your Email List For Success

It is simple. The more leads you generate, the higher the likelihood that you will convert a higher number of them and grow your revenue. For any business, growing an email list is crucial because these leads can then be nurtured and converted by a variety of marketing techniques. But first, you must get them hooked and enticed enough for

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18
Jun

5 Amazing Customer Retention Strategies You MUST Implement

Marketers have long known that the time and cost required to acquire a new customer is significantly higher than what is needed to convince an existing customer to buy. Customer retention means winning more repeat customers and earning more revenue from these customers. The simple fact is that effective customer retention is very lucrative for a business; higher revenue with

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9
Jun

5 Great Content Ideas To Attract Attention on Your Website

  Web marketers know that content is king. With thousands of competing sites, your website can often only be differentiated by the content you offer. Good content is informative and makes your visitor feel that the time they spend on your site is time well spent. This encourages the visitor to come back, and even attracts others by sharing your

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23
May

4 Powerful Business Lessons To Take From These Incredible Films

  In this week’s video, I’ve chosen 4 films that can teach us some powerful business lessons. Hit play on the video below or keep reading!      1. “The Pursuit of Happyness”- Business Lesson: Never Give Up     The first of 4 business lessons is from the “The Pursuit of Happyness”. It teaches us to never give

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