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A “Sales Lead” is a new contact that you are in the process of selling products or services to, but who has not yet become a full-fledged client. You must be able to track the prospect’s contact info and a list of steps that should be completed as a part of your sales closure. When […]

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Most business owners and practice managers believe that whether clients and customers refer them is entirely out of their hands. But science shows that people can’t help recommending products and services to their friends—it’s an instinct wired deep in the brain. And smart businesses can tap into that hardwired desire. Marketing expert John Jantsch offers […]

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Business blogging is not new, it started over a decade ago. And blogging is important to the marketing efforts of small and medium size businesses. As we revealed in part-1 Blogging for Business, a major important  aspect of business blogging is inbound lead-inquiry generation via organic search.  Regular blogging increases search visibility by a significant measurable metric, and that means […]

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We are hearing a lot of talk these days: “The end of business blogging…,” The death of business blogging…,” yada yada. And truly, blogging stats are going down a bit from previous all time highs. What with the many other channels of reader engagement, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, among others, it might not seem worthwhile to start or maintain a […]

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Emily Suess remembers the first four words of the mission statement crafted by the school board leaders of her small school district in Southern Indiana. Hanging on the wall in every elementary, middle school, and high school classroom was a brief statement of purpose that started with the words “learning takes place here.” Apropos for […]

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The slowing economy and a digital marketplace have put bartering back in style, super-charging a $12 billion a year industry, as CNN-Money reports in Bartering, an Economic Hotspot

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3 Things On Business

by Lynnea Bylund on September 25, 2011 · 1 comment




“Some companies are organized in departments, and titles and another essentially comprised of a single person doing it all, every business that grows and thrives internally and externally figures out how to manage three things at all times: purpose, projects and process,” says marketing expert John Jantsch over at Ducttape. Lots of employees come into […]

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One of the hardest parts of owning many types of small businesses is ensuring that you get paid, and timely. Many professional service providers and others have been there – we do the work, we invoice the client and then we wait…and wait…and wait…for our payment – all the while hoping and praying that we won’t need to […]

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