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Overcoming a Fear of Sales as a New Entrepreneur

Let’s face it: sales isn't for everyone. Some people just seemed to be wired in such a way that they can walk up to a door or into a board room and jump right into a winning pitch. They seem to be born with some sort of "X factor" that makes them the perfect salesman....
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5 Asking and Closing Sales Tips for Entrepreneurs

Meet my dog Teddy. Dogs are said to be man’s best friend and in addition to companionship, we can also learn a lot from our four-legged friends. I’m not sure of your pets, but mine cannot speak proper English to ask for water when he is thirsty; however “actions speak louder than words” and by...
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3 Quick Lead Generation Ideas That Every Startup Should Know

Startups are powered by passion, long hours of work and an overarching sense of mission – the sense that your idea has the potential to make a big difference in your market and in the world. But many startup founders struggle with sales, especially early on when they’re trying to find their market and figure...
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5 Sales Pitch Tips

Five Tips For a Perfect Sales Pitch As I watched Shark Tank the other night, it came to me that every contestant was being told they were either a good or bad salesperson as part of the reason one of the sharks would or wouldn’t invest with them. It then struck me that entrepreneurs often...
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How to Measure “Lead Quality”

What's your lead quality? You hear a lot about lead quality these days. That's encouraging news. It used to be that when you talked about sales leads, the focus was always on lead quantity - getting more leads. High response rates always seem to rule the day, but at some point, marketers began to realize...
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How to close a deal when customers drag their feet

3 Ways to Turn the Tables on Your Customer When it comes to sales, there are certain customers who will do whatever it takes to delay closing the deal. It's quite odd. In the beginning, they love your company and give you the verbal commitment. You have a few more meetings and they're ready to...
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5 tips for eBay selling

Want to be successful selling on eBay? These 5 tips for eBay selling are a good starting point for your eBay business. 1) Understand your eBay selling costs of doing business eBay selling is not as simple as some people make it out to be. Your are running a complicated business, so treat it that...