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Selling to Other Businesses: 8 Sales Promotion Methods for a B2B Market
By business.com editorial staff | April 28, 2020

B2B marketing is different from selling to consumers. These are some ways you can do it.

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Sell for Tomorrow
By Dr. Cindy McGovern | April 27, 2020

Sales may be few and far between today, but smart business owners can spend their downtime laying the foundation for "sales for tomorrow."

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How to Sell on Instagram: Emerging Trends and Platforms
By business.com editorial staff | April 22, 2020

Master the skill of social selling with these emerging Instagram trends and tools for business owners.

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3 Misconceptions About Account-Based Marketing
By business.com editorial staff | April 22, 2020

Don't fear changing your marketing strategy. Learn how ABM can help you.

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7 Simple Digital Marketing Tips That Work
By business.com editorial staff | April 22, 2020

Reinvigorate your marketing plan by implementing these strategies.

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Ways to Pay: Credit Card Processing Tools All Small Businesses Should Use
By business.com editorial staff | April 22, 2020

Small business owners compete with their peers for customer dollars. Here are credit card processing tools you should be using.

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5 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Matters in Sales
By business.com editorial staff | April 15, 2020

Emotional intelligence is a valuable skill in any career but even more so in sales.

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How Curbside Pickup and Other Coronavirus-Related Tactics Are Changing Retail
By Andrew Martins | April 15, 2020

To keep their businesses afloat, brick-and-mortar retailers are looking for new ways to reach customers in their homes.

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What to Say When People Ask What You Do for a Living
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

You don't always have to give a literal answer. Instead, give them a more interesting answer that leads to a longer, more memorable conversation.

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Entrepreneurs, Take Note: 7 Trends in Online Purchasing Habits
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

Whatever product or service you sell, stay on top of consumers' shopping behaviors.

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Should Your Business Hire an SEO Expert?
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

You can try to go it alone, but it's worth it to improve your revenue through better SEO.

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The 10 Largest E-commerce Markets in the World by Country
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

E-commerce is a global phenomenon, growing at a healthy rate in almost every country. These are the 10 countries seeing the most e-commerce success.

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Super Sales Strategies: Quick Tips for Upselling and Cross-Selling
By business.com editorial staff | April 09, 2020

Improve your site revenue by upselling and cross-selling like a pro. Here are quick and easy tips to help you boost your sales.

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How Computer Vision Can Boost Your E-Commerce Conversions
By Jared Atchison | April 08, 2020

Managing images is one of the most important activities an e-commerce site has to carry out. Let's explore how computer vision and digital asset management can boost your e-commerce conversions.

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Building Brand Intimacy: How to Emotionally Connect With Customers
By business.com editorial staff | April 07, 2020

An emotional connection can make all the difference when a customer is deciding to buy.

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Back to Black: How to Combat A Decline in Sales
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

How do you combat declines in sales when the economy is to blame? See how this business turned their sales around in just two years.

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3 Ways to Promote Your Business With Charitable Marketing
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

Money put into advertising doesn't always work very well.

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Turn It Up: Aggressive Marketing Strategies for Startups in Any Industry
By business.com editorial staff | April 02, 2020

If you've got a product ready to go, how do you market it so that you can sell as many as possible in a short amount of time?

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17 Effective Sales Tricks to Gain Loyal Customers
By Usman Raza | April 01, 2020

Selling your product or service is often the hardest part of business, but it doesn't have to be. These 17 effective sales tricks will help your business generate more conversions and sales.

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Naming a Product: What You Need to Know
By business.com editorial staff | March 31, 2020

Product names can make or break sales. Here's how to choose the right one.

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How to Boost Sales with Cross Selling and Cross Promotion
By business.com editorial staff | March 19, 2020

Expand your marketing reach by exploring how to promote jointly with non-competing businesses

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6 Ways to Amp Up Your Marketing and PR in the Age of COVID-19
By Bonnie Moss | March 16, 2020

Learn why it's more critical than ever for companies to regroup and double down on marketing amidst the coronavirus – and the best ways to do it.

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Creating a Sales Manual
By business.com editorial staff | March 11, 2020

Build a winning sales force by giving your team a tool to live by

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Stand out in Your Industry Using These 8 Trade Show Tips
By business.com editorial staff | February 17, 2020

Follow these tips to be a standout in your industry.

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Why Everything as a Service Is a Game Changer for Small Businesses
By Erik Day | January 29, 2020

In today's customer-centric world, businesses need to provide sharing economy-like experiences while maintaining low overhead.