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Utilizing Your Network to Increase Your Sales

For business development folks, we are always happy at the end of the month!  Why?  The end of the month means we get the final tally of our month and figure out how productive we were by seeing what we earned.  And if we did exceedingly well, then we get our bonus (well, for some …

How writing has benefited me as an entrepreneur

I started writing one year ago, and I would like to share with you what writing has brought for me so far. If you’re in business, or starting, you may want to check out these benefits. Writing is a mental activity Writing is a mental activity which helps in developing and strengthening the following skills: …

Creating a Marketing Schedule

While it is true that September is coming in shortly, it is never too late to create plans in regards to your business’ marketing campaign. People say that marketing is similar to planting a tree; there are practically two best times to do it. One of them is 20 years ago, or in our case …

I find it so crazy how the Internet enables small and medium sized businesses (SMB) to market their products or services online, at little to no extra cost.  As an entrepreneur, it is easy to set up your own social media marketing campaign.  All you need is to find the tools to help you maximize …

If you are a business owner, sales professional, or even a customer service representative, calling new, prospective, or existing customers is part of the job.  Whether you are working for yourself or a company, have you ever wondered what your phone calls looked like?  To be more specific, what name and number shows up on …

Word of mouth can be a business owner’s best tool – inexpensive and highly effective. This form of marketing is essential for reeling in all your customers, especially if you’re fresh in the market as a start-up or small business. In this case, those with big mouths will be an asset and they’re your fleet …

A common question that we receive with regards to our communications platform is: I use my cell phone, why do I need another phone number to pay for? This is a great point, which we usually respond with another question that goes like this: What number do you put on your website? With that, an instant realization that …

  With the tech world gearing up for the largest trade-show of the year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2013) in Las Vegas, and the rest of the world eagerly awaiting to see and hear what is in store for them with regards to new gadgets, apps, entertainment, and what is coming in the near future – …

Marketing Start-up Must-Haves

Typically, when an entrepreneur has a business idea, completes the plan, and is ready to market, the first thing that comes to mind is designing and developing their website. To build any website, many things need to be taken into account.  For example: a logical road-map,  crucial business information, website security,  social media, and more.  For …

How to Create Company Departments for your Startup

Within the enterprise environment, it is logical to separate employees into specialized teams: sales, customer service, and technical support to name a few.  Within these teams, each employee understands their role and responsibilities which ultimately means keeping the customer happy. The typical startup / small business owner wears all “hats” in the organization – from sales, support, to billing.   …