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From the Classroom: A Strategy for Applying the Growth Mindset Concept to Your Business
By Shirley Tan | March 30, 2016

The growth mindset can be applied to the business model to encourage happy and more motivated employees and a more successful business.

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Sale Inside: How Retailers are Using Online Promotions to Dominate Sales
By Mike Wood | March 21, 2016

If you sell a product or service online, then you need to make sure you understand online promotions and how they can impact your business.

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Latte Love: 3 Customer Loyalty Tactics to Copy from Starbucks
By Nate Matherson | February 26, 2016

Starbucks ability to build a loyal customer base, along with exceptional coffee, has cemented it at the top of the industry.

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Generations Divided: Making the Differences Between Gen-X and the Millennials Work for Your Business
By Marisa Sanfilippo | February 20, 2016

Understanding the differences between Gen-X and Millennials will help you hire better.

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Changing the Game: How Deal Desks Are Shaking Up Sales Organizations
By Michelle Seger | February 10, 2016

There are untapped opportunities to leverage this function to drive sales engagement, performance, and results.

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Tips From Closers: 8 Pro Techniques Top Sales Professionals Use When Selling
By Doug Dvorak | February 05, 2016

Learn the skills of becoming a top sales professional in any industry. True sales professionals always do certain things that others miss.

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One-Click Purchasing: How Click to Buy Is Revolutionizing E-Commerce
By business.com editorial staff | January 20, 2016

Back in 2000, Amazon introduced one-click buying to circumvent the typical shopping cart form (name, address and credit card information) and allow people to make purchases with just one click.

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Seeking Brand Advocates: How to Get Influencers to Market Your Product
By Bryan Robinson | January 07, 2016

So how can influencer marketing help?

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The Art of Negotiating: How to Make Every Deal a Win-Win
By Eric F. Frazier | December 23, 2015

At all negotiation tables, make sure you are working towards a positive and constructive business relationship.

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The Cold Weather Effect: Raising Profits When Temperatures Drop
By Julie Ellis | December 16, 2015

Weather events and trends have clearly become factors in retail decisions and profits. Here's how to harness the power of weather for sales.

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The Perks of Being Loyal: How to Build a Customer Loyalty Program That Works
By Lucinda Watrous | December 15, 2015

Want to launch a customer loyalty program for your business? Read this first.

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Facts Vs. Emotions: When to Use Each Tactic to Make a Sale
By business.com editorial staff | November 13, 2015

What part do facts and emotions play when it comes to making a sale?

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Motivated to Sell: Proven Sales Compensation Strategies
By Doug Dvorak | October 12, 2015

How do you build sales compensation that drives both behavior and results? Here are the 4 approaches, and when they work best.

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Why B2B is Really Becoming More Like B2C in the Marketplace
By Mikita Mikado | October 01, 2015

Changes in the B2C market are now bleeding over to the B2B market, too. Here are consumer trends that sales teams should be cognizant of.

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Buyers and Sellers, Beware: Data Dangers of Ecommerce
By Geoffrey Grow | August 14, 2015

Mishandling or mistakenly verifying data can have serious consequences for the business and for the consumers.