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USA Today Launches Tool to Help Local Small Businesses Reach Targets with Marketing

As competition in the digital marketing space continues to heat up, USA Today Network, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), has rolled out a new service called LOCALiQ, which aims to help small businesses better reach and market to local consumers on any digital platform they may be on. With LOCALiQ, small businesses looking to solidify and improve their digital marketing operations will now be able to use the Network’s various marketing solutions to reach customers, and also access data-supp...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Usa, US, Sales, Network, Gannett, Local Marketing, GCI, Kevin Gentzel, USA TODAY Network, Gannett Co Inc NYSE, USA Today Launches Tool

The Cost of Hiring a New Employee Could be as Much as $7,645 Per Recruit, Report Says

Did you know the cost of hiring a new employee can be as much as $7,645? In his exploration of the costs associated with hiring and training new recruits, Amr Ibrahim, CEO of ULTATEL, a telecom solutions provider, cites an Industrial Distribution report titled ‘Distribution Hiring Process: The $7,645 Letter’. The report claims that in the quest to recruit, screen and train new employees, small to medium sized businesses can spend as much as $7,645 per new recruit. The Cost of Hiring a New Empl...
Tags: Employment, Sales, Ibrahim, Amr Ibrahim, ULTATEL, Telework Coalition, Atlantech Online

NUMiX: Small Startup, Big Global Impact

Our next wegginar® presenter is Katie Kollhoff, CEO of water purification startup NUMiX, a business with rich marketplace potential.  In just six months, here’s what Katie and her team has achieved: Captured the US Department of Energy’s Cleantech University Prize (Cleantech UP) at the 2018 Rice Business Plan Competition on April 7.  Prize:  $50,000 award used […]
Tags: Inspiration, Sales, Wastewater, Water Purification, Northwestern University, Katie, Global Women Entrepreneurs, Awards/Honors, WEGGinar™, Sustainability Practices, Capital (working, Young entrepreneurship, Big Global Impact, Katie Kollhoff, NUMiX, Wegginar®

Leveraging Stories At Every Phase Of The Sales Cycle

In every industry, there’s this unspoken construct most sales reps seem to be shackled to. They approach potential clients the same way, saying the same things. They demo their widget the same... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Uncategorized, Sales

7 AI Cloud Services to Benefit Your Small Restaurant

Sponsored Post Technology has given small restaurants tools to become more efficient and productive thus better able to compete against larger businesses — including chains and franchises. These same big chains have been early adopters of Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to improve and streamline their operations. And now, AI delivered through the cloud is also available to small restaurant owners so they can reap the same benefits. If you own a small restaurant, you might be asking why y...
Tags: Amazon, Sponsored, US, Sales, Artificial Intelligence, National Restaurant Association, Technology Trends, Meylah, AI Cloud Services, House Automation Manual

The Benefits of Having a Bespoke Website Over Using WordPress Themes

WordPress themes are straightforward to use, which is great – but that also means that everyone uses the same ones. Without originality, you will not get you very far at all in the business world. If you are looking for something more from your website, then consider developing a bespoke website instead. With web pages becoming more and more imperative to the success of one’s business, it is not something that you should ignore or rush. Here are some of the benefits of using a bespoke WordPress ...
Tags: Digital, Sales, Unique Bespoke WordPress, Solid Foundation WordPress

Your Inside Amazon FBA Marketing Course Review: The Pros and Cons

For a business to succeed, it should have a marketing plan. This will enable the business to determine the needs of its target audience and generate products and services that can satisfy those needs. A marketing plan also helps a business better understand their target audience and the industry it operates in. While there are many marketing mediums available for businesses today, some of these are expensive and don’t guarantee any positive results. Because of these, businesses opt to utilize Am...
Tags: Amazon, Marketing, Sales, Customers, FBA, Using Amazon, Amazon Because, Amazon FBA Marketing Course Review

The A-Z of Managing Telecommuters for Your Small Business

In 2017, a staggering 43% of American workers spent at least some of the time working remotely. The benefits to both employers and employees of telecommunicating are prolific, but, at the same time, remote working is not without its challenges. If you’re determined for your business to jump on the rapidly escalating telecommuting bandwagon and to reap the maximum rewards of having a mobile workforce, take a look at some of the highlights of HubSpot’s ‘The Ultimate Guide to Telecommuting’ report...
Tags: Google, Sales, Management

9 Social Media Management Hacks for Marketers

With all the many to-dos that come with social media management, it’s key to identify productivity hacks so that you can get maximum results with your limited time. Social Media Management Hacks From setting up Facebook Messenger chatbots to avoiding multitasking, here are 9 productivity tips that will help you work more efficiently. Batch Similar Tasks As the name suggests, batching is all about doing similar tasks in a single batch. Batching, rather than switching from one task to another...
Tags: Sales, Social Media, Facebook Messenger, Don, Edgar, Zapier, Social Media Management Hacks for Marketers, Social Media Management Hacks From, Use Post Scheduling Tools Tools, Social Metrics Every

How to achieve the holy grail: True integration of customer service

This is a guest post from Monika Götzmann, the EMEA Marketing Director of Miller Heiman Group. In today’s sales environment, where competing based purely on product and price is no longer sufficient, the customer experience you deliver is arguably the key competitive differentiator. Not only can it generate loyalty and repeat business, it can also improve your organisation’s reputation and sales effectiveness. Indeed, the level of customer service you provide goes a long way towards determining ...
Tags: Business, Leadership, Sales, Customer Experience, Customer Service, Change, Culture, Team, Team Development, Service Experience, Monika Götzmann, EMEA Marketing Director of Miller Heiman Group

14 Things to Consider When Deciding Who Gets a Raise

Performance-based raises can be a difficult subject for business leaders, especially if there’s not enough room in the budget to give everyone on the team a substantial increase. Determining who receives a pay bump — and more importantly, how much they get — requires you to know how to set your parameters in order to evaluate your employees. To find out, we asked 14 members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: “What method works best for determining which employees get pa...
Tags: Sales, Management, Individual, David Ciccarelli, Syed Balkhi, Blair Thomas, Bryce Welker, Baruch Labunski, Jared Atchison, Saloni Doshi, Codie Sanchez, Michael Hsu DeepSky, Joel Mathew Fortress Consulting Group, Samuel Thimothy, OneIMS Integrated Marketing Solutions, Chris Quiocho Offland Media

What Highly Skilled Independent Workers Want

The global accounting and professional services firm EY has developed GigNow, an external online talent platform.  Like PWC's Talent Exchange and Deloitte's Open Talent Community, the goal of GigNow is to help EY find and engage skilled independent workers - both for EY's internal use and for use on client projects. They recently released a short video (below) that we think nicely captures 3 key things highly skilled independent workers are looking for in terms of assignments. These ...
Tags: Sales, Pwc, Deloitte, Ey, On-demand Economy, Freelance, Harvard Business Review, Gig Economy, Independent workers

Adobe-Marketo Deal Could Spur Marketing Tech Tie-Ups, New Strategies

Marketo almost didn’t get off the ground.It was 2006, and Jon Miller and his Marketo co-founders were struggling to raise money from investors for their marketing technology startup. Their pitch was to use software to help businesses automate much of the process of tracking and managing the online sales leads they were getting from sources such as Google’s search engine, which was still relatively new.“At the time, nobody thought you could make any money in software as a service if you didn’t h...
Tags: Google, Startups, Enterprise, Adobe, Microsoft, Marketing, Sales, San Francisco, Trends, Linkedin, Tech, E-mail, Software, Automation, Salesforce, Oracle

Mastercard and Microsoft Team Up to Help Small Businesses Become Exporters

In order to solve the problems of cross-border trade and payments small businesses face, Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Microsoft have created a new solution to simplify the process of doing business around the world. Mastercard Track Mastercard Track integrates with the existing procure-to-pay process system a business has in place. It then strengthens third-party risk management and improves cash flow visibility while lowering the cost of tasks such as accounts payable/receivable with automation...
Tags: Microsoft, US, Sales, Johnson, Mastercard, Froman, Michael Froman, Technology Trends, MasterCard NYSE, Mastercard Track, US International Trade Administration, Scale Peggy Johnson

How To Use Stories As A LETHAL Selling Weapon

Many sales reps underestimate the power of stories because; Too many of them see stories as some warm and fuzzy tool instead of; A lethal selling weapon! In this week’s episode of The Sales... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Uncategorized, Sales

What is Customer IQ and How Can it Help Your Business?

The customer IQ of your business is an indicator of whether you know what to deliver and to whom across your customer base. The more you know about your customers, the greater your chances of delivering on what they want. A (PDF) by Clutch titled, “What is Your Customer IQ? Understanding and Increasing Customer Equity” makes the case for why customer equity is more important than brand equity. According to the report, building customer equity entails delivering on the best experience possible...
Tags: Sales, Retail Trends, Customer IQ, Increasing Customer Equity, Customer Equity Clutch, Knowledge Clutch

Use These 14 Strategies to Encourage Employee Innovation

Innovation is essential for any company’s success, but it the responsibility of generating new ideas can’t fall to one person. It truly takes a team effort to keep coming up with fresh and creative approaches to your business challenges. A panel of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) members were asked the below question: “New ideas are vital for the continued growth of a company. What is a particularly effective way of encouraging innovation from your teams and employees? Why does this approach w...
Tags: Sales, Management, Google Docs, Andy Karuza, Young Entrepreneur Council YEC, Sean Johnson, Roger Lee, Corey Northcutt Northcutt, GLUU, Nicole Munoz, Firas Kittaneh Amerisleep, Bryce Welker, Nick Friedman College, Sam Miller Boston Biomotion, Digital Intent, Jared Ross Weitz United Capital Source Inc

Free is Better Than Fast for Ecommerce Consumers

When it comes to consumers who shop online, the ability to return the items they buy for free is hugely important. Free Shipping Is Better Than Fast According to the 2018 annual eCommerce survey by Dotcom Distribution, more than 90% of the respondents placed a high value on free returns when they make an online purchase. A slightly higher number (91%) also said their future purchase is influenced by free shipping. With 9 out of 10 respondents stating free return is an important factor in thei...
Tags: Sales, Haggerty, Retail Trends, Dotcom Distribution, Better Than Fast for Ecommerce Consumers, Amazon Effect This, Maria Haggerty

Ethereum Is Performing Worse Than Other Cryptocurrencies In 2018

The world of cryptocurrency is definitely full of volatility, as prices seem to fluctuate drastically each day, causing both alarm and celebration in the same day for investors, but Ethereum (ETH) seems to be suffering worse than other cryptocurrencies. Here’s a peek at how the cryptocurrency has performed over the last few months and why it may be worth it to wait before investing in this cryptocurrency before the end of 2018. Why is ETH dropping so Much? August and September were not great mon...
Tags: Sales, More, Ethereum, Btc, ETH, Bitcoin BTC, Ethereum ETH, ETH Technical Analysis

Develop skills as a business person

 Starting a business may take just a few steps, but what keeps it going is a good business leader. This is a fact that has been proven over the years. Nobody is born a Steve Jobs, a Warren Buffett, a Jack Ma or an Indra Nooyi. Even the most maverick of business persons, need to acquire skills that can help them grow the enterprise. You may be super good at selling, but sales is not the only skill that matters. A great leader has to strike good business deals, execute, manage salaries of employee...
Tags: Business, Sales, Maths, Warren Buffett, Jack Ma, Tata Capital

Tips in Easily Repaying Unsecured Loans

Page Body Content When you are looking to start up a business, there are many different things that you need to take into consideration because it’s a sad fact that many start-up businesses do not survive the first couple of years. The odds are stacked against a startup business from actually surviving. When you start out on this journey, then one of the things that you may wish to consider is a start-up loan. Getting the correct level of finance in place to commence is the key to success which ...
Tags: Sales, Tips

Old School Tools Deserving of a Comeback

When I first started working in the professional world, I was asked to do a number of tasks that, at the time, were difficult for me. Only later did I recognize the value. The Vision Board Another leader had me make a vision board. Because this idea has gone out of fashion, I’ll share what a vision board is for you here. It’s a giant piece of poster board on which you glue pictures of the things that you want in your life. It might be a house, or a car, or a vacation. You placed your vision bo...
Tags: Sales, Anthony, Sales 3.0, Vision Board Another

Being Wrong in Business Is Not Only Inevitable, It's Vital

To illustrate his point during a lecture he was giving that failure breeds success, Henry Petroski, Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor at Duke University and the author of dozens of books, including, To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure, pointed to a classic century-old engineering disaster: the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912.“Imagine that the Titanic had not struck that iceberg,” Petroski said to a standing-room-only crowd in McCormick’s Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center. “...
Tags: Sales, Atlantic, Titanic, Duke University, McCormick, Laurel Delaney, Henry Petroski, Petroski, Being Wrong In Business, Failure That Leads To Success, Henry Petroski Aleksandar S Vesic, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center

Ep 67 Creativity: How to give better design feedback

Creativity is all about collaboration which is why, whether you are leading a team or part of it, giving great feedback is an essential skill. In this episode, we will look at the two types of feedback, a model to give great feedback and some critical things to always keep in mind. You can listen and subscribe now on Apple iTunes, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, Pocket Casts, Sticker, TuneIn and all other major podcast platforms. You can check out the show notes and listen to more episodes ...
Tags: Apple, Podcast, Sales, Latest

It Could Be the Biggest Small Business Event of 2018

Dreamforce 2017 had 171,000 registered attendees and 10+ million online viewers during the 4-day event. Dreamforce 2018 looks to be better across the board with thousands of live solutions delivered from the world’s largest cloud ecosystem. This includes tailored content for businesses of all sizes across different industries to elevate your career, develop new skills, and be the first to experience the latest development from the world’s largest CRM platform. You will learn from expert instruc...
Tags: Boston, Sales, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, San Diego, Nashville, Susan Wojcicki, Dreamforce, San Francisco CA, Brooklyn New York, Washington United States, Chicago United States, Small Business Events, San Diego United States, Las Vegas United States

Don’t Miss Out on Customers: Use These 10 Expert Tips to Get Your Message Across Effectively

To grow a business, you need to find and sell to as many customers as possible. If your marketing message is ineffective or you’re not efficient with your sales process, you could be missing out on a ton of potential customers. Instead, take some tips from the online small business community to get your offerings in front of tons of new customers. Recover Lost Sales with Abandoned Cart Emails Customers leave websites with items in their shopping carts for all sorts of reasons. Some decide you...
Tags: Facebook, Sales, Dave Davies, Don, Shane Barker, Marketing Tips, Lilach Bullock, Sam Hurley, Amanda Bowman, David Zheng, Mary Whitman, Local Business Instagram, Guarav Sharma, Ronell Hugh, Facebook Virtual Event, Danielle McFadden

Brand Me Online: The Importance of A Great Website

No matter the size of your business, every CEO needs to gain exposure online with a website. Whether or not business owners decide to accept it, online searching, browsing, and shopping is not disappearing anytime soon. Unfortunately, hosting a poor website can limit your opportunities for growth and profit. Business owners and entrepreneurs that invest in a fine website truly set themselves up for success early. Consider some of the reasons why a professional-looking website is so important. To...
Tags: Sales, More, Forbes magazine

Sales Emails, Cold Calls, Networking, Demos . . . It’s All Storytelling!

There was a time when I would have laughed you out of the room if you told me that sales people should tell stories. To me, stories were best for that “motivational speaker” or parent... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Uncategorized, Sales

How to Create the Best Videos for Instagram

Instagram offers a big opportunity for small businesses. In fact, they have over 25 million business profiles and over 2 million advertisers, according to Jason Hsiao, Chief Video Officer and Co-Founder of Animoto. Small Business Trends spoke with him about how to create the best videos for the popular social media site that’s gaining serious momentum in the business world. “The bottom line is Instagram is a rocket ship right now,” he said. “It’s by far the fastest growing social media platform...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Sales, Social Media, Animoto, Hsiao, Jason Hsiao, Animoto Small Business Trends

Custom Writing help: how to find a perfect writer

Why students use custom essay writing help There are lots of different reasons why students are looking for custom essay writing help. Sometimes they are too busy, and they are simply running out of time to finish their assignments. In this hectic world, often you may not have time to write an essay. And that is fine, you are not alone. Luckily, today you can hire a professional and avoid all the stress and pressure. You might feel overwhelmed with finding that perfect writing company, but we a...
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