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1.Achieving Business Success: How to Fuel Determination Today for Breakthrough Achievements Tomorrow & Beyond by Chuck Mache
You've probably heard the story of the golfer who steps up to the tee box and hits a wicked duck hook out of bounds. Embarrassed, he reaches in his pocket, tees up another ball and again, hits another ...
[Added: 13 Mar 2007   Hits: 1126   Words: 758]

2.Where Sales Meets Service: Up-Selling and Cross-Selling Made Fun & Easy! by Craig Harrison
While navigating an online bookstore I came across the James Frey book popularized by Oprah's book club: A Million Little Pieces . As I read about this book I was informed that "readers who bought A Million Little Pieces also bought the books ...
[Added: 10 Mar 2007   Hits: 1728   Words: 1031]

3.Stop Justifying Your Price and Start Touting Your Benefits by Yvonne Weld
Many business owners fall into the trap of justifying their price over and over. You need to stop doing that right now. When someone hesitates to sign on the dotted line or to purchase your product, do you look at that as a lost opportunity or a gained opportunity? ...
[Added: 12 Feb 2007   Hits: 1407   Words: 740]

4.Is This a Trend? Three Horrible Calls Reviewed by Art Sobczak
I'm asking for your tolerance in this column as I blow off steam about what appears to be a trend in telephone solicitation (it doesn't even deserve the name telemarketing or telesales), at least in my experience over the ...
[Added: 05 Feb 2007   Hits: 1098   Words: 1135]

5.Automatic Watches versus Mechanical Watches: What Is The Difference? by Zai Zhu
Watches were first invented in Switzerland many centuries ago. Mechanical watches came first. Then automatic watches were invented. Both types of watches are still in use today. It is a matter of personal preference as to which type ...
[Added: 02 Feb 2007   Hits: 1839   Words: 522]

6.Benefits Of Using Oil Mist Eliminators In The Metalworking Industry by Chuck Jaymes
Today's high-performance CNC machines operate at extremely high rates of speed, requiring an oil mist eliminator to remove vast amounts of coolant. For example, the Haas MDC-500 Mill DrillCenter features a high-volume coolant pump and a 40-gallon coolant tank. Mist eliminators are designed to remove ...
[Added: 22 Jan 2007   Hits: 1662   Words: 307]

7.Trion Mini Mist Eliminator Protects Employees and Equipment by Chuck Jaymes
Trion, a division of Fedders Corporation, has developed an innovative mist collector called the Mini Mist Eliminator (Mini M.E.). Virtually all screw machines, CNC machines, surface and centerless grinders use water-soluble, synthetic and petroleum coolants to protect cutting tools and parts. The mists associated with these coolants can be ...
[Added: 19 Jan 2007   Hits: 1139   Words: 341]

8.Sell Your Home By Yourself by Ron victor
Properties can be sold by the house owners individually. Selling the properties individually is not a difficult task. It depends upon the seller's interest, attitude and approach regarding the house sale. When a seller decided to sell the house, he should consider all the task and requirement ...
[Added: 19 Jan 2007   Hits: 1262   Words: 757]

9.Italian ceramics by Marco
As a matter of fact, even as far back as the twelfth century, Faenza was renowned for being the land of ceramic art. Faenza and "her" majolica masters haven't still lost this reputation, due to the fact that Italian majolica masters adopt ancient tecniques and ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 1174   Words: 324]

10.Trust, The Power Word in Sales by Harlan H. Goerger
We started out on an advanced concept of dealing with resistance from customers. As we got started I could see the looks of confusion and frustration. This was not going to be easy to get through to them. ...
[Added: 13 Jan 2007   Hits: 1017   Words: 1230]

11.How to tackle the strategic change in business by soma
Due to apparent complexity of the strategic changes business, many good operational managers get paralyzed that is coupled with everyday pressure of keeping the business running. Strategic changes mainly occurs when a crucial activity in favour of thrusting leadership and rigorous movement ...
[Added: 12 Jan 2007   Hits: 1027   Words: 464]

12.PS3 for $1.68? Lowest Bids Snag Big-Ticket Items at SilverTag Online Auctions by Kris Nickerson
Where can you buy a PlayStation 3 for $1.68? Or a 42" LG Plasma TV for $5.57? At SilverTag ( ), a new online auction site where winners are determined not by the highest bid, but by the lowest unique bid placed on a given item. ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 2057   Words: 582]

13.Build even more trust into your existing performing sales copy pages by Harry Neubauer
If you already have successful sales copy web sites, you may be somewhat skeptical by this title. Sure, you already have a list of testimonials as long as a toilet roll. But how believable are ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2006   Hits: 1189   Words: 494]

14.Dead Ducks Don't Quack... by Russell Brunson
I struggled around for almost 18 months before I realized that to have real success online, I needed to have my own product. After I realized that, I created my first one... then another... and another... I ...
[Added: 29 Nov 2006   Hits: 960   Words: 1421]

15.Making Practice Perfect: Changing the Way You Prepare to Meet Your Goals by Colleen Francis
When my brother was a kid, he went to hockey camp every summer. One year, he came home and told us that the coach was the most demanding he'd ever had. All they did was go over the basics again and again - drill ...
[Added: 27 Nov 2006   Hits: 1334   Words: 1790]

16.Lighting the Retail Stage: Why Lighting is More Important Than You Think by Eric M. Weinstein
Imagine you are sitting in a theater; the stage is dark and suddenly all the lights are turned on. The stage is covered with yellow light: there are hundreds of people on stage dressed in all kinds of costumes, some are softly singing, some are reciting lines and others ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2006   Hits: 990   Words: 528]

17.10 Killer Ways to Multiply Your Sales by Jessica VanderHaar
Business Owners are always trying to come up with ways to boost their sales. Here are some ideas to help you do just that. 1. Up sell Use your order page to your advantage. When a customer places an order, use this as an ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 794   Words: 541]

18.Lanyard - Look for usability and style too by Raymond So
Lanyard, also spelled as Laniard is a cord worn around the neck to carry ID cards, name badges and security access systems. Lanyards are also worn around wrists to carry things. Simply, lanyards are like plastic ropes or cords. Whether it's a corporate office, shop floor or a ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 798   Words: 546]

19.You Want To Market Your Business, But Do You Have The Time? by Joseph Ratliff
Well, do you? If not, how do you have time to run a profitable business? By profitable, I am not just talking about money. I also include time to do what you want in profitability. Time is money right? ...
[Added: 03 Nov 2006   Hits: 704   Words: 565]

20.Building A Financial Services Sales Culture by Rick Wemmers
A growing number of community banks are recognizing that new and more aggressive competitors are taking new business they “believed” they would or “should” have. To help combat this they no longer accept the practice of “business as usual.” They are taking the ...
[Added: 01 Nov 2006   Hits: 708   Words: 973]

21.Focus on your most important investment - your time by Colleen Francis
No matter how wealthy, talented or successful we become, time is the one thing we can never get enough of. The top 10% of performers are acutely aware of the value of their time. In fact, all successful sales people practice disciplined time management. As a result, they ...
[Added: 01 Nov 2006   Hits: 784   Words: 1317]

22.Call Center Solutions for CRM and Contact Center Professionals by Rick Ferguson
Like anything else in the business world, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) requires a necessity to stay in-tune with the latest communications technology. You either adapt to stay in the game or fall way behind the competition. ...
[Added: 18 Oct 2006   Hits: 677   Words: 492]

23.B2B Sales leads success checklist by M. H. "Mac" McIntosh
You've spent a great deal of time, effort and money putting together your business-to-business sales lead generation programs. How you handle B2B sales leads once you get them makes the difference between a happy sales team and new customers or ...
[Added: 18 Oct 2006   Hits: 768   Words: 1071]

24.NLP Selling and Communication Secrets! by John James Santangelo
Have you ever been in an . . . . intimate relationship? Yes, INTIMATE! And, "HOW do you know?" I know, strange question and what does this have to do with sales anyway? Well, nothing ...
[Added: 16 Oct 2006   Hits: 760   Words: 2011]

25.Great Sales People Know Thier Numbers! by Matt Ide
It is a common fact that the world of sales is not the easiest of worlds to stay in. Quite often, the attrition rate is staggering, depending on the field. However, if you know your field and ...
[Added: 16 Oct 2006   Hits: 624   Words: 643]

26.Stellar Service Requires A "Bias to Action" by Craig Harrison
"Peak performers and high achievers have a bias to action." So says Bill Cole, MS, MA, known as America's Mental Game Coach. According to Cole, who coaches Davis Cup Tennis Players, Olympians and executive achievers: "high achievers ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006   Hits: 941   Words: 488]

27.Business Success is Influence! by Rosemary Hossenlopp
Do you feel frustrated when sales prospects don't return your calls? Does your anxiety about paying your bills give off a I'm frantic to get a sale look? When you are successful business owner you have a platform to ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006   Hits: 651   Words: 660]

28.Salesperson - Do You Need One At Start-up? by Joshua Feinberg
A salesperson is not a good idea early on. This is a question that many computer services businesses have. The best advice I have is that it is generally a very, very bad idea to hire a salesperson when you are ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2006   Hits: 719   Words: 369]

29.Sales Pipeline - Know Where Your Contacts Are At by Joshua Feinberg
Sales pipelines are an important concept in business marketing. At any one point you will have different people in different phases of the buying process: your sales pipeline. How you market to these people varies. When ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2006   Hits: 719   Words: 349]

30.Sales Training Effectiveness: Increase Your Bottom Line With Sales Training That Sticks by Chuck Mache
Why are sales training programs so often unsuccessful? The typical company spends tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars to put its entire sales force through the latest, hottest sales training program touted to increase its bottom line numbers. But, just ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2006   Hits: 849   Words: 994]

31.The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth by Colleen Francis
Ask most people to describe a sales person, and likely as not, you'll find yourself deluged by words like "huckster," "snake oil peddler," "fast talker," "con artist" and, of course, "untrustworthy," "arrogant" and "dishonest." Those of ...
[Added: 28 Sep 2006   Hits: 704   Words: 1228]

32.Sales Calls - Use Your Time Wisely by Joshua Feinberg
Sales calls are an art form. Many new IT Consultants have never had to sell anything before. For the uninitiated, sales calls are intimidating. By gaining the right perspective about a sales call and understanding the possible outcomes, you ...
[Added: 27 Sep 2006   Hits: 723   Words: 407]

33.Selling Techniques For New IT Consultants by Joshua Feinberg
Selling techniques are as varied as the people who practice them. There are, however, some proven selling techniques for IT Consultants just starting out. Here is a list: Personal visit. This selling technique is going to get you the ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2006   Hits: 784   Words: 427]

34.Sales Calls - Not Just For Selling! by Joshua Feinberg
Sales calls can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. As a new computer business owner it is easy to get caught up in the sales aspect of the sales call. What you need to ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2006   Hits: 695   Words: 477]

35.Diwali Diyas by Rukmini
Diwali Diya is a small earthen lamp that is lit especially at Indian Festival Of Lights Diwali . They are usually made of clay. Ghee or oil is used as the fuel and cotton wool as the wick. Though in these ...
[Added: 21 Sep 2006   Hits: 1473   Words: 554]

36.Make A Smart Investment By Selling Your Land by Suzanne Macguire
For those interested in selling their lands, it is very important to consider the pros and cons of their business transaction. The topmost priority of a seller is the amount offered by the buyer to carry out the transaction. His land is his ...
[Added: 14 Sep 2006   Hits: 794   Words: 417]

37.Diwali Gifts To India by Rukmini
The best known of the Hindu festivals, Diwali is celebrated throughout India, at the New Moon on the fifteenth day of the month Kartika, or Ashwin (october/november), as well as in Indian communities throughout the world. Diwali or Deepawali , is ...
[Added: 05 Sep 2006   Hits: 907   Words: 1292]

38.Did you sell something today by Harlan H. Goerger
Joe had a full day with 9 appointments. He comes back to the office with his head hung. The boss asks, "Did you sell something today?" "Not one dang thing", retorts Joe, "The competition is killing us!" I just wonder ...
[Added: 03 Sep 2006   Hits: 838   Words: 1247]

39."How To Control Your Financial Future...It CAN Happen!" by Maria Fee
Has an amazing business deal fallen through the cracks because a primary funding source refused to lend you the money needed to get the deal done? Have you been rejected by the bank when trying to obtain a ...
[Added: 25 Aug 2006   Hits: 623   Words: 398]

40.3 Powerful Steps That Makes This Business The Most Realistic And Profitable Home Based Business by Christopher Liberson
Are you sure you have not missed this realistic and profitable home based business?.The kind of business i am talking about is affiliate marketing.So many things has been said about this method of making money online.Some say it is ...
[Added: 21 Aug 2006   Hits: 617   Words: 418]

41.How To Develop A First Class Sales Team by Jonathan Farrington
Pick up a typical report and what words do you find? Verbs like analyse, forecast, plan, assess and schedule, are used in pursuit of organisations that are efficient, productive and predictable. What set of people are required? Obviously, people who are efficient, effective, proficient, competent, productive and co-operative. ...
[Added: 20 Aug 2006   Hits: 691   Words: 677]

42.Sales Through Storytelling: Story Tell, Story Sell! by Craig Harrison
An old French proverb tells us "Nothing succeeds like success!" And in sales nothing succeeds quite like success stories. Are you sharing yours? Why not? The secret is in how you share your successes. Learn to tell thirty-second "success stories." During sales calls a quick-hitting story can ...
[Added: 19 Aug 2006   Hits: 838   Words: 969]

43.Working with Full Color Business Cards. by hansi12
If you are into advertising and aiming to create an identity in the market making use of full color business cards is just right for you. This tool can help you achieve the true success for your business. However ...
[Added: 19 Aug 2006   Hits: 647   Words: 537]

44.How to Address the "Timing Isn't right" Objection by Art Sobczak
Here's a step-by-step way to address the objection, "The time just isn't right, right now." As with any objection, you need to break it down gradually with a series of questions. What you don't want to say at this point is, "Oh, OK, when can ...
[Added: 19 Aug 2006   Hits: 820   Words: 548]

45.9 Steps to Building a Profitable Customer Relationship by Colleen Francis
Success in sales depends directly on your ability to make yourself likeable, and create a positive experience for your customers. The following 9 Tips are some of the best - and easiest - ways I ...
[Added: 15 Aug 2006   Hits: 862   Words: 1204]

46.IT Sales Centers on Relationships and Benefits by Joshua Feinberg
There is no such thing as an instant or guaranteed contract in IT sales. You have to invest time and energy to seal the deal. Showing your clients the benefits your services can give them and developing a quality relationship with them will help your IT sales efforts tremendously. ...
[Added: 14 Aug 2006   Hits: 614   Words: 413]

47.Computer Consulting: Handling the First Sales Meeting by Joshua Feinberg
In computer consulting, the initial sales process is really a pre-sales consultation, not a final sale. Because even a successful "sale" on a first phone call or meeting is not final, you need to communicate your professionalism and make an impact so you can distinguish yourself from ...
[Added: 12 Aug 2006   Hits: 554   Words: 382]

48.You Are Tiger Woods by Art Sobczak
Tiger Woods made the single biggest impact on sports-any sport-anyone has made for a long time. Not only does he have the physical talent (which has been honed by years of practice), his "above the shoulders" game, at just 24 years old, is at ...
[Added: 12 Aug 2006   Hits: 437   Words: 656]

49.We attentively examined all contracts. by Alexander Bukinis
We attentively examined all contracts and concluded similarities. And it was here explained that they were carried out in the extremely rigid form, although the impression of sufficiently friendly atmosphere was outwardly and created. It is necessary to give credit to this person. It possessed strong ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 256   Words: 557]

50.5 Easy Ways to Increase Your Business Using a Toll-Free Number by Katherine Hansen
Toll-free numbers allow customers to contact your business without them having to pay for their call. Studies have shown that consumers are more likely to call a business with a toll-free number than those who only have ...
[Added: 10 Aug 2006   Hits: 281   Words: 315]

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