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The Best Call Center Services for 2021
By Adam Uzialko | February 26, 2021

Our team has compared the best call center services for 2021. See up-to-date reviews for the top-rated answering services.

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How can I sell web hosting in Myanmar?
By aungko htet | 4 Answers | Last Activity on February 25, 2021

How can I sell web hosting in Myanmar? I want to build a website to sell webhosting in Myanmar. eg. www.worldwidemyanmar.com and www.abcmyanmar.net - how do I get started?

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The Best CRM Software of 2021
By Simone Johnson | February 24, 2021

Looking for the best CRM software? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best and cheapest programs.

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How do I get genuine campaigns for a call center?
By Amar Mehra | 14 Answers | Last Activity on February 23, 2021

We have been in the contact center industry for the past few years and are now working on inbound and outbound campaigns (technical support). We are looking for more campaigns to ramp up our...

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What should the percentage of profit margins be for interior design?
By j0 Levine | 5 Answers | Last Activity on February 22, 2021

All of the things that make a house a comfortable home. Flooring/ lighting/ plumbing/ paint/ fabric/ furniture/ I think you have the idea by this time.

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What causes stress for you when you are selling?
By Madhan kishore | 14 Answers | Last Activity on February 17, 2021

I'm working with sales team for the past years, I would like to know the other sales persons stress & overcomes. So it will help me to learn more about sales & also to overcome the stress.

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If you could only teach one component of the sales process, what would it be?
By Dave Clare | 84 Answers | Last Activity on February 14, 2021

I am writing a book on my own proprietary sales process. I would like to get some supporting insights from top sales people from around the world. Best answers may be used as supporting quotations in...

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The Best Email Marketing Services and Survey Software of 2021
By Business.com Editorial Staff | February 12, 2021

Here are our picks for the best email marketing services in 2021, including for small business, large business, free, low-cost, overall and survey software.

Advice
What are some creative, effective, ways to prospect?
By Laine Melendy | 13 Answers | Last Activity on February 07, 2021

Prospecting is two parts, art and science. What are some of the more creative ways you have done this and how effective was it?

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Unify Customer Data for Better Marketing, CX and Fraud Prevention
By David Fletcher | January 27, 2021

Learn how unified data gives you a single view of your customers for your marketing and fraud control teams.

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Fighting Post-Holiday Chargebacks in 2021
By Adrian DeGus | January 15, 2021

While the holiday season is a lucrative time for merchants, the inevitable holiday hangover of chargebacks is less welcome. Here's how to ease the process and increase how much you recoup.

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5 Ways Small Tech Companies Can Thrive During COVID-19
By Mehdi Khalvati | January 12, 2021

With a few sales and marketing strategies, such as reframing your product and focusing on SEO, your small tech company can thrive during COVID-19.

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Why In-Location Experiences Matter More Than Ever
By Bobby Marhamat | January 12, 2021

To survive and thrive in the future, businesses will need to make in-location experiences a priority.

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10 Ways Salespeople Can Surpass Buyers' Expectations
By Greg McBeth | January 12, 2021

Here are 10 things salespeople must do to deliver an exceptional buying experience.

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How to Solve CRM Adoption Deadlock
By Denis Zhinko | January 11, 2021

Here's how to ensure your business can successfully adopt a CRM solution.

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Credit Card Processing Scams (and Other Things to Look Out For)
By Adam Uzialko | January 11, 2021

Don't get caught in one of these common credit card processing scams.

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B2B Lead Generation Services for Small Businesses
By Max Freedman | January 08, 2021

This guide explains how lead generation services work and what to look for in a lead generation service when choosing one for your small business.

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5 Ways to Increase Sales With Business Text Messages
By Elijah Masek-Kelly | January 07, 2021

Instead of calling customers and leads, try sending them texts.

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Why Retailers Need the Right Software to Meet Their Evolving Needs
By Dan McManus | January 04, 2021

Modern retail businesses need ERP software with various integrations and multichannel connectivity.

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What Is an Online Shopping Cart?
By Business.com Contributor | January 04, 2021

If you're starting an e-commerce business, you need an online shopping cart. Learn what this is, who needs it and which features to look for.

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Does Your Store's Customer Experience Live Up to Your Marketing Promises?
By David Fletcher | December 29, 2020

As consumers, we want to be recognized and catered to, and we can always use more convenience and positive experiences – especially during a time when there's more uncertainty than usual. 

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The Ultimate Guide to Visual Merchandising for SMB Retailers
By Ryan Gould | December 29, 2020

Visual merchandising can be extremely effective in driving in-store purchases. If you are a SMB retailer, learn how to create an effective visual merchandising strategy.

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How can I expand my professional photo editing business?
By Shelley Morris | 7 Answers | Last Activity on December 28, 2020

Hi everyone, I hope you are all doing well. I'm an owner, photographer and graphic designer for a company called Offshore Clipping Path. We offer high-quality professional photo editing services....

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How to Reach Your Audience After They Leave Your Website
By Chris Christoff | December 22, 2020

Nearly 70% of consumers abandon shopping carts after adding products, and many more people leave websites without getting that far. But their buyer journey doesn't have to end there.

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Which Call Centers Are Based in the U.S.?
By Jennifer Post | December 21, 2020

A U.S.-based call center offers certain advantages over nearshore and offshore call centers. Here's what you should know about hiring a domestic call center.

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Holiday Shopping Predictions and What They Mean for Businesses
By Zaheer Dodhia | December 18, 2020

Businesses are feeling uncertain about the outcome of the most anticipated time of the year – the holiday shopping season. Here are some predictions to inform your strategy.

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Tips to Ensure Your Business Is Ready for the 'New Normal' of Holiday Shopping
By Austin Mac Nab | December 16, 2020

This holiday season, shopping will look different. Now is the time for business owners to ensure they are prepared to accommodate the new normal.

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How to Increase Your Holiday Sales
By Thomas Griffin | December 09, 2020

Businesses wait all year for the holiday season. With so much on the line, it is critical you are fully prepared to make the most out of the season.

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5 Ways to Increase Your E-Commerce Sales This Holiday Season
By Christopher Hamze | December 09, 2020

E-commerce is a popular way to shop this year. Here’s how you can increase your online sales.