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Is there any way to market Windows desktop application?
By Ivan I?in | 4 Answers | Last Activity on March 27, 2014

I have created Desk & Archive, a file manager for Windows, see it at www.deskandarchive.com. One year and a half after launch, I am stuck in belief that there is no way to market Windows desktop...

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I need to write a sales script. Does anyone have any good guides?
By Ammar Habib | 4 Answers | Last Activity on March 06, 2014

Selling financial services and need all BDMs to have a script they can follow.

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How do I find top sales people willing to work on a commission only basis?
By Jeff Goldberg | 12 Answers | Last Activity on March 05, 2014

Launching startup with mobile adaptation solution that automatically mobilizes content and functionality across mobile devices. Company was launched in 2010 and has 200+ clients across Israel,...

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I am selling a resort style condo, how can I get buyers?
By Riza Mendoza | 5 Answers | Last Activity on March 05, 2014
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Anyone know of a good CRM that is at no or very little cost?
By Rick Campfield | 13 Answers | Last Activity on March 03, 2014

I am a single proprietor, and have created an xls file with contact info and follow up activity. It would be nice to have something in the cloud I can access anywhere and with any device. I don't...

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If an interviewer asks you to sell them a pen, how would you do that?
By Hamoody Al-Ani | 11 Answers | Last Activity on February 25, 2014

Salesmanship, smartness and thinking on feet

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What is the typical markup a paint store will expect?
By Jack Kerins | 3 Answers | Last Activity on January 29, 2014

We make a special clear metal coating. It has sold mostly through word of mouth and by online natural SEO. We have about 15 paint stores and artist supply stores that carry the product. I want to...

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What are the essential parts of training telemarketers as lead generators?
By Adam Salerno | 14 Answers | Last Activity on January 17, 2014

I am putting together a training package for telemarketers for my company. I know what I think is important to cover, but I hate when I get tunnel-vision. Any suggestions on what you think are the...

Advice
How do you customers want to communicate to you, and what channels do you offer?
By Bruce Thompson | 7 Answers | Last Activity on January 04, 2014

Do you use voice, email, chat, SMS, mobile applications and social media? any video? Which one gets the fastest response? why?

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How many client facing meeting do you have per week ? and what function in the business do you perform?
By Anonymous User | 8 Answers | Last Activity on December 26, 2013

Sales, Marketing, MD, etc.... keen to know, my assumption is 5-10 meetings per week for sales..

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How do I go about finding a salesman?
By David Vogel | 13 Answers | Last Activity on September 06, 2013

I have a start up and realize that I need help with regards to selling my product and services. I have never had to do sales before and I am still learning. In order for my business to succeed I...

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How much time should you allocate to reading (or listening to) business books?
By Mary-Alice Miller | 19 Answers | Last Activity on August 01, 2013

I think reading (or personally, I prefer audio books) is a great way to continue to learn, which is important to all business owners. But with the large amount of work we all have on our plates,...