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How to Get More Customer Calls With Your Website
By Thomas Griffin | October 15, 2019

Customers still find value in the option to call businesses. Here's how to encourage them to call.

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How to Use Customer Reviews to Grow Your Small Business
By Erin Shea | October 14, 2019

Want to encourage your customers to rave about your small business? Here are some of the best ways to ask for customer feedback and what to do with reviews once you get them.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments Over the Phone
By Adam Uzialko | October 13, 2019

Learn how to accept credit card payments by phone.

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8 Ways to Resolve Conflict Between Your Sales and Marketing Teams
By Nick Hollinger | October 09, 2019

Here's how you can resolve sales and marketing conflicts and encourage collaboration.

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How to Develop an Effective Sales Plan
By Ben Mizes | October 08, 2019

Without a well-defined sales plan, your business is being set up for failure.

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Find Out Which Credit Card Payment App for Android Works Best for You
By Adam Uzialko | October 07, 2019

Accepting payments via Android is easier than ever. Which card reader is best for you?

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The Competitive Advantage of a Retained Customer
By Ken Gosnell | October 03, 2019

Does your business have a customer loyalty strategy?

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How to Build a Sales Team at Scale
By Matt Shealy | October 01, 2019

Learn how to build a sales team that can scale as your business grows.

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Why Social Selling Is the Future of Sales
By Adrian Fisher | September 30, 2019

Learn how social selling can help you move prospects down the sales funnel.

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Using Coupons to Drive Engagement and Retention
By Dan Slavin | September 26, 2019

Learn how relevance and a focus on savings can boost both sales and the bottom line.

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How to Turn Your Workforce Into a Salesforce
By Dr. Cindy McGovern | September 12, 2019

Small businesses without a dedicated salesforce can train all employees to make sales.

Advice
Is food sampling at grocery stores cost effective?
By Andrew Keenan | 4 Answers | Last Activity on September 10, 2019

We are trying to court a new client that has a very delicious but unusual breakfast product. They need new branding, which we have covered, but they also need to increase sales dramatically. They are...

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How Retail Stores Can Use New Tech
By Moazzam Kamran | September 05, 2019

Here's how retailers can use technology to improve the shopping experience.

Advice
How long can it take to make my first sale?
By Anonymous User | 4 Answers | Last Activity on September 05, 2019

Thank you in advance for reading my post. I invented a program that changes something in the brain and I connected it to weight loss on https://www.weightabreeze.com/. It has only been 12 days since...

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How Social Selling Can Improve Your Sales Process
By Keegan Connolly | August 29, 2019

Learn how connecting with prospects on social media can improve lead-generation efforts.

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Why Backlinks Still Matter
By Elijah Masek-Kelly | August 29, 2019

If you own a business website, backlinks are the lifeblood of your online marketing efforts.

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Is Your SMB Prepared for Back-to-School Season?
By Siri Hedreen | August 29, 2019

Here are five tips to get ready for the second-largest retail season of the year.

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Using Push Notifications
By Ravi Trivedi | August 26, 2019

Web push notifications are one of the best marketing tools for re-engaging users.

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5 Things to Consider for an International Digital Marketing Strategy
By Sean Hopwood | August 23, 2019

Follow these steps to market your business to an international audience.

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MLMs Are Preying on the Dream of Entrepreneurship
By Mona Bushnell | August 22, 2019

Multilevel marketing companies target women, immigrants and low-income minorities.

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Do You Need to Develop a Negotiation Strategy for Your Company?
By Calum Coburn | August 22, 2019

Here are the factors you need to consider to create your business's negotiation strategy.

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How to Write Product Descriptions That Lead to More Sales
By Chris Christoff | August 21, 2019

Writing enticing product descriptions is critical for e-commerce sites.

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Talking Shop: Small Businesses Can Make Millions From Federal Government Contracts
By Chad Brooks | August 20, 2019

The U.S. government is the biggest customer in the world for small businesses.

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How to Create an Effective Survey
By Tom Britton | August 19, 2019

Don't spend hours building customer surveys that no one cares about. Here’s what you’re doing wrong.

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How to Improve Your Customer Retention Strategy
By Guy Marion | August 14, 2019

Improving your customer retention strategy can make a big impact on your bottom line.

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4 Tips for Presenting to a Global Audience
By Raul Sanchez Dan Bullock | August 12, 2019

Follow these four principles to connect with audiences from all over the world.

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Build a Brand That Attracts Gen Z and Millennial Customers
By Erin Shea | August 12, 2019

Check out these four tips for micro-business owners to connect with Gen Z and millennials.

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How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Generate Business Leads
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 02, 2019

This social network can be a helpful way to grow your business, if you know how.

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How to Advertise Your Business on Popular Podcasts (and Why You Should)
By Jared Atchison | July 30, 2019

When done correctly, advertising on podcasts can do wonders for your brand.

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Dazzle Potential Clients with a Quick SEO Site Audit
By Randy Soderman | July 29, 2019

A quick SEO audit can help get your foot in the door with future clients.