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Using the Power of Networking for Your Small Business

February 19, 2010 8:40 pm0 comments

Networking is one of the most crucial skills any start-up entrepreneur must have. It is an effective and inexpensive way to grow your business by meeting the key people who could become your clients, suppliers and support systems. In fact, networking is the best marketing device of even the most […]

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Internal Hires, Referrals Were Most Hired in 2009

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Wall Street Journal | By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN Last year, employers filled more than half of job openings with existing employees, a new study to be released Friday shows. Internal transfers and promotions accounted for an average of 51% of all full-time positions filled in 2009, down from 39% in […]

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Vendors Can Help Financing

February 18, 2010 8:06 pm4 comments

Strong relationships are vital in landing financing. That’s why some small business owners have found luck with a group they already know well—their vendors.

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Overcoming Fears in Business

February 14, 2010 8:25 am0 comments

“Your greatest obstacle to success is yourself, it’s fear of failure”. ~Bert Martinez Every new or struggling business owner wants to know how to manage their fears, particularly nowadays. Check out this list of easy ways to overcome your fears: _______________________________________ You have to keep in mind that a large […]

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Three Best Ways to Improve Your Online Reputation

February 8, 2010 4:09 am2 comments

Great article in The Wall Street Journal | Small Business By RAYMUND FLANDEZ – These days, a great danger lurks just a few clicks away: the online review. By Googling your company’s name, anyone can read and track your business’s performance – including missteps, poor service or less-than-stellar products. Protecting […]

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5 Steps to Creating a Profitable Niche for Your Small Business

February 5, 2010 5:49 am0 comments

Niche opportunities is often the best approach for a small business. Success is easier to attain if the small business focuses on a specific and smaller area of its target market, discover 5 strategies to help you find your niche.

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Quick! Tell Us What KUTGW Means

February 4, 2010 9:42 am2 comments

he Wall Street Journal | By STEPHANIE RAPOSO, AUGUST 6, 2009, 6:42 P.M. ET Kate Washburn didn’t know what to make of the email a friend sent to her office with the abbreviation “NSFW” written at the bottom. Then she clicked through the attached sideshow, titled “Awkward Family Photos.” It […]

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Are you the victim?

February 3, 2010 4:57 am0 comments

Are you a victor or victim? I’m against being a victim cause victims sound weak. Sales can make anyone turn into a victim easily because sales people to overcome a lot crap. Victims are avoided after a while. Victims are seldom listened to because the have lost their credibility. Victims […]

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Kicking Your Butt

February 1, 2010 7:45 pm0 comments

Kicking you own Ass. It’s one of my favorite scenes from a Jim Carey movie call Liar, Liar. Here’s the lesson  If your harder on yourself, if you demand more from yourself than what is expected life becomes easier. Sales people are always asking me, “Bert, how do I motivate […]

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The Single Most Important Rule of Business

January 29, 2010 10:42 pm0 comments

This might possibly be the single most important rule of business or sales.  If they LIKE you, BELIEVE you, have CONFIDENCE in you and TRUST you, then they may be willing do business with you or buy from you.  Now of these four things LIKE, BELIEF, CONFIDENCE AND TRUST, which […]

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Free Publicity or Keeping Tabs on Competitor for Free

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Google has a very helpful service which can help you get more publicity or keep tabs on your competitor. And the best part it’s FREE! It’s like a having an media clipping service which scrutinizes both the web and Google News database, then sends you an email as soon as […]

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Seven Strategies for Sales Success

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Two common questions that I hear all the time, what do I need to learn to succeed in sales and what do I need to do to succeed sales? Here are a few strategies of sale success. Succeeding in sales is a learnable skill. Being poor in sales is a […]

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