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Marketing, Sales Experience

5 Retail Lessons from Holiday 2018

January 17, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

The holiday shopping season is in our rear-view mirror—and there’s reason for retailers to celebrate. Consumer spending for holiday 2018 hit a six-year high of $850 billion according to the Mastercard SpendingPulse report. Online shopping grew 19.1% year over year. […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

How to Create a Sales Funnel in One Day

January 7, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

It’s so easy to get caught up in the cycle of being ‘busy’ as an entrepreneur and never really getting anything done. If you feel like you’re just spinning your wheels, it’s important to slow down, get on a schedule […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

Sales Pipeline Stages — How to Set Up a Good Flow for Your Reps

December 17, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

There’s nothing more important than sales when it comes to growing your business. However, it’s not enough to just manually track leads. For sales to be truly effective, you need organization, and you need processes. Processes are one-stop shops that […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

Think Walmart Can’t Beat Amazon? Think Again: E-Commerce Extends Streak of Big Sales Gains

November 15, 2018

Via: Fortune

Walmart‘s strategy of blending stores and e-commerce to push back at Amazon.com is working. The world’s largest retailer (WMT, -0.34%) reported on Thursday that comparable sales at its namesake U.S. stores rose 3.4% in the third quarter, above Wall Street […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

5 Steps for Aligning Marketing and Sales in your Small Business

November 9, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Whether you’re an entrepreneur just starting out or you’ve been leading a business for a while, you understand that sales is key to growth. You don’t have to have all the answers to everything before you start your business, but […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

Why and How to Include Content Marketing in Your Strategy

November 5, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

This is the time of year brands start planning for 2019. They look at their resources and budget, review previous key performance indicators and research popular trends to wrap into their next strategy. As you evaluate your plan for the […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

Why Sales Development Representatives Are Becoming Obsolete

November 2, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

I got into sales for the same reason many others do. I had no other option. Yes, it paid well, but it slowly crippled the quality of many aspects of my life. My marriage was beginning to fail, my kids […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

Grow Your Business Through Sales and Marketing Alignment

October 24, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Whether you’re an entrepreneur just starting out or you’ve been leading a business for a while, you understand that sales is key to growth. You don’t have to have all the answers to everything before you start your business, but […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

The Elephant In The Room: Sales Talent Management

October 23, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Ask any sales manager or executive their number one challenge in the future, it’s likely they will say, “Making our numbers….” That’s the perennial answer that inspires a response like, “Wow, how inspired, why didn’t I think of that?” Only […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

6 Tips for Building Relationships and Building Sales

October 10, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Directly or indirectly, solid relationships are a driving force in building sales. As consumers, we ask our friends and neighbors for vendors they recommend, with whom they have had a successful relationship. Word-of-mouth advertising is huge. Alternatively, we often gravitate […]