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Naming Your Brand and Business startups-misc Startups Decisions decisions From the Editor's Desk
Mar 09

Startups Misc.

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Naming Your Brand and Business

The strategy behind choosing the right name for your small business can make either your business stand out in your industry – or make you just another dime a... MORE
Falling in Love with your CRM: A how-to sales-tools Sales Use it or lose it Damien Acheson From the Editor's Desk
Feb 10

Sales Tools

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Use it or lose it

Falling in Love with your CRM: A how-to

Despite the best efforts of various CRM providers, the true success of CRM lies in the user’s ability to maintain it regularly with accurate data. More often than not,... MORE
How to Make Your Call Script More Authentic sales-scripts Sales Making scripts less "scripted" From the Editor's Desk
Aug 08

Sales Scripts

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Making scripts less "scripted"

How to Make Your Call Script More Authentic

When you pick up the phone to answer a call from an unknown number, or dial out to a customer service line, nine times out of ten you’ll probably... MORE
5 Questions That Will Improve Your Process of Qualifying Leads sales-management Sales Don't waste your time on bad leads From the Editor's Desk
Apr 21

Sales Management

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Don't waste your time on bad leads

5 Questions That Will Improve Your Process of Qualifying Leads

It is often difficult to qualify a lead because there are so many variables involved. However, if you strip everything down to the bare essentials, then five crucial elements... MORE
Small Business Branding: Common Mistakes brand-management Marketing What not to do From the Editor's Desk
Apr 12

Brand Management

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What not to do

Small Business Branding: Common Mistakes

By now, we all understand that consistency is key when it comes to brand management. But don’t assume that if you just stay consistent, your brand will succeed. There is so... MORE
Entrepreneurs Should Think Like Scientists market-research Marketing Research like a scientist Jayson DeMers From the Editor's Desk
Jan 27

Market Research

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Entrepreneurs Should Think Like Scientists

It turns out that the same process that makes a good scientific experiment makes for a good startup. According to an article on Entrepreneur.com by Jayson DeMers, like a scientist, the... MORE
The Continued Decline of the Homepage content Marketing Gone the way of the dinosaurs? Gerry McGovern From the Editor's Desk
Dec 16

Content

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Gone the way of the dinosaurs?

The Continued Decline of the Homepage

Google is your new homepage. Every page you have is a homepage for someone. We must think beyond the traditional homepage. “The value of the homepage is decreasing,” a... MORE
How to Use RescueTime to Get More Done Each Week apps Technology Measure yourself for higher performance Nathaniel Eliason From the Editor's Desk
Dec 15

Apps

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Measure yourself for higher performance

How to Use RescueTime to Get More Done Each Week

Are you a morning person or a night person? How much time each week do you spend on social media? Or on YouTube? And do you know at what... MORE
12 Steps to Assist you in Your Business-to-Business Online Marketing Efforts marketing-misc Marketing Plan your strategy David Graham From the Editor's Desk
Dec 09

Marketing Misc.

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Plan your strategy

12 Steps to Assist you in Your Business-to-Business Online Marketing Efforts

If you’re considering the use of business-to-business digital marketing to assist your pursuit of marketing and business goals, it’s suggested to have a decent plan in place to maximise... MORE
5 Ways You Can Speed Up Your Website technology-misc Technology Why so painfully slow? Noemi Tasarra-Twigg From the Editor's Desk
Dec 02

Technology Misc.

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Why so painfully slow?

5 Ways You Can Speed Up Your Website

Did you know that, according to research, 83% of users expect websites to load in 3 seconds or less, but the median load time of the top 500 eCommerce... MORE