Marketing Automation Software Questions Answered

Automation software can help your small business.

Guest contribution, Q&A with Derek Singleton We recently came across new findings on marketing automation buyer trends from software research firm Software Advice, analyzing interactions with nearly 900 marketing automation buyers to find out what they’re looking for in a marketing automation solution. After noticing a significant portion of Software Advice’s sample was made up [...]

Direct Sales Best In Class Winner, Mario Guerrero

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Best in Class winner, Mario Guerrero, took his small business to a successful small business by working hard with his direct sales.  Learn how he did it! Modern Martial Arts Industry:        Martial Arts Location:         New York, NY Employees:    32 Website:         4blackbelt.com Describe your business in detail. Modern Martial Arts started with [...]

Best in Class in Online Sales, Bill Harney Shares His Tips

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Bill Harney won the Best in Class distinction for his skills in online sales with his subscription-based business, Keeping Current Matters. Learn some of his tips and how he got started. Industry:        Real Estate Education Location:        Holbrook, NY Employees:    9 Website:         keepingcurrentmatters.com Describe your business in detail. We provide a subscription-based [...]

5 Settings to Make the Most of a Limited PPC Budget

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Guest Contributor – Michelle Morehouse Pay-per-click advertising can seem like an expensive channel and in some ways it is. You’ve got to spend money to make money. But not all accounts have to spend thousands of dollars a month to be profitable. Smaller accounts can absolutely be successful. And despite the size of the account, [...]

7 Reasons Small Business Owners Should Head to SXSW Next Year

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  By Melissa Rein SXSW Interactive is one of the best conferences for a small business owner to attend. Surprised? I was too. Here are the top seven reasons to pry your white-knuckled self away from your long day at work and give up precious time with your family to attend what was originally a [...]

Setting up a Formula for Sales Success

A formula for sales success.

Guest post by Skip Miller Regarding sales, at what point do you consider yourself a success? What measures are you using? The sales quota makes sense – it is what you need to achieve to be successful. And then there is the lifestyle you want, and that is determined by your earnings goal. Those two [...]

Suits & Seats: Where to Sit for Small Business Success [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Can where you choose to sit affect your small business success?  It sure can.  Small business owners and small business employees can often overlook the importance of seating in their daily activities; after all we have so much going on in our daily workplace activities, who really has time to think about where you seat [...]