Posts Tagged "sales training"

Business 101: Sell, Sell, Sell!

»Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 in Business Growth, Sales & Marketing | 0 comments

Your job is not what you do.  It is selling what you do.  Your first focus in business is on your sales and marketing.  That will never change. If you can’t sell your product or service, you don’t have a sustainable business.  So pull out your business plan and start executing the marketing and sales plan you laid out when you started or bought your business. The days of customers walking in your front door or calling you on the telephone are gone or dwindling fast.  The business is going to those who ask for it.  If you don’t have time for sales and marketing, then you’re...

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Old Dog Teaches Young Pups Old Tricks

»Posted by on Jun 23, 2011 in Copywriting, Sales & Marketing, Sales Training | 0 comments

I’ve been called “old school.” I don’t mind, because I am old.  I like learning new tricks, but I also like teaching young pups old tricks. I admit openly and unashamedly that I’ve learned many new tricks from younger people.   However, this old dog can teach many young pups some old tricks. I’m talking about basic people skills that so many people online seem to be lacking.  I’m talking about knowing and using words that sell.   Mark Twain said, “The difference between a word and the right word, is like the difference between a lightning bug and a...

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