How to Create a Blog on WordPress and Tumblr

Writing a blog is great way to share your ideas and market your expertise in an area. I began blogging back in November 2011. Blogging had connected me with so many great people around the globe. I began publishing on the WordPress platform. Recently, I began cross publishing my blog on Tumblr. In this post,Continue reading “How to Create a Blog on WordPress and Tumblr”

The Best Places to Market Your Business to Qualified Buyers

For your business to have any success in generating sales, you have to know four things: 1         Who can buy your product or service? 2         Who are the decision makers? 3         Where are these decision makers going to make buying decisions? 4         How do these people make buying decisions? I covered the first two questions in aContinue reading “The Best Places to Market Your Business to Qualified Buyers”

The Best Day & Time to Execute an Email Campaign

Many people ask, what is the best day and time to execute an email campaign? Instead of trying to figure out the best day and time to execute an email marketing campaign, I would instead focus on the content. I would ask the following questions: 1)      What message do I want to send? 2)      What action doContinue reading “The Best Day & Time to Execute an Email Campaign”

10 Things a Sales Leader Needs to Do or Have to Be Successful

Deciding to go into sales management is a very big step for a sales person. Recently, I received an offer to serve as a sales trainer or de-facto sales manager; based on my time in field sales and my blog. What are a VP of Sales, Sales Director and Sales Manager? Well they are leaders. The firstContinue reading “10 Things a Sales Leader Needs to Do or Have to Be Successful”

What the New York Auto Show Can Teach Us About Trade Show Marketing

Trade show marketing is important for companies to build brand awareness. The purpose for trade shows is to drive sales.  As a Dental Sales Rep, I worked the Greater New York Dental meeting. This is a show where Dental Manufacturers and distributors show off current and new products they have to offer. Today, I am goingContinue reading “What the New York Auto Show Can Teach Us About Trade Show Marketing”

How to Deal with Difficult Customers

In sales, we all have to deal with difficult customers. Today, I am going discuss how to deal with difficult customers. In a previous post, I discussed how to get customers to pay on time. Before I can discuss how to handle difficult customers, the situation needs to be put in context. In other words,Continue reading “How to Deal with Difficult Customers”

How to Qualify and Close Leads

In my last post, I wrote about the various ways businesses can get leads. Now that you have collected all these leads, what do you do with them? In this post, I will discuss how to qualify and close the leads you get. Prior to calling on the leads you need to do the following:Continue reading “How to Qualify and Close Leads”

How to Generate Leads for Your Business

Lead Generation is an essential building block for businesses to find potential buyers who are interested in their products and services. In previous posts, I discussed how to prospect and identify your target market. In this post, I will discuss how businesses can find leads and what mediums can be used to obtain leads. Many mediums can be used toContinue reading “How to Generate Leads for Your Business”

How to Build Your Business & Brand Using Facebook Pages

In my last post, I discussed about how to build your personal brand on Facebook. Today I am going to discuss how to brand your business using Facebook pages. Remember Facebook is the largest Social networking site which means that your customers and prospects are on the site. Your job as a business and a brandContinue reading “How to Build Your Business & Brand Using Facebook Pages”