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reBlog from ducttapemarketing.com: Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing

I found this high-quality info today: 1) Turn your service into a product – selling services is a little like selling air. By making your offerings more productlike you can create something tangible while your competitors continue to offer solutions driven, customer centric services. Give your services a name – install your solution – offer […]

Setup a Google Store in Minutes!

Just last week, Google released yet another gadget that may win them more friends. It’s called the Google Checkout store gadget and it essentially allows you to use Google Checkout and Google Docs to to easily create your own online store in a matter of minutes. What makes the gadget especially interesting is that because […]

reBlog from ducttapemarketing.com: Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing

I found this good quick read today: A pretty common question these days is “which social network is the best?” – And to that I usually say – “the one that helps you meet your marketing objectives” – and in that regard, many are great, but for different reasons.ducttapemarketing.com, Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct […]

Critical Importance of Having the Right People on Your Staff Team

One of the most important elements of a successful organization is the staff team.  You need the right people in the right roles!  We can all relate to stories of hirings gone bad due to the “right fit”.  We also know people we’d like to “clone” because of the way they added value to the […]

The Last Inch – Closing the Sale Tip

This is a good, quick read from the Six Month Alternative MBA site (SAMBA).  It is important that the customer is moved!!!  Read on…. The Last Inch Sales is a fascinating subject. You can get inundated with material about qualifying, prospecting, small talk, confidence, opening, handling objections, spinning stories, asking questions, etc. Let’s not forget […]

Digital Hill to Offer Social Media Seminar

DIGITAL HILL MULTIMEDIA TO OFFER INTERNET SOCIAL MEDIA SEMINAR (Goshen, IN) Digital Hill Multimedia will be sponsoring a seminar August 25th from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. at the Goshen Chamber of Commerce.  The seminar entitled, “Cost Effective Marketing Using Social Media on the Web”, will be an informative and interactive seminar open to Goshen Chamber […]

SAMBA – Six Month MBA Gives Another Good Tip for Sales Professionals

One of the biggest hurdles (and most frustrating) to making a sale is getting the right person to call you back. As ancient as voicemail seems to be these days, it’s often the primary tool you have to persuade someone to talk to you. Here are 7 great tips for leaving good voicemails. Explain the benefit […]

Acrobat.com Beta Review

Acrobat.com beta for sharing your screen and conducting a webinar works awesome!  5 Stars! It was easy to setup, easy for the user to log into and I get to keep my meeting room url. I highly recommend you try it if you need to share your screen with others; want to conduct a webinar, […]

Good to Reflect On…”20 Ways to Get Mentally Tough”

I enjoy Jon Gordon’s posts as they typically inspire me to be more positive and give me some good “reflection material.”  This most recent blog post is one of those. I’ve attached the first 5 of the 20 Ways to Get Mentally Tough and included the link for you to click through and get them […]