Tag: sales

Comcast Owns a Theme Park Business, the Truth About Steve Jobs, and More – My Top 5 Social Shares of the Week

This week’s top social shares are mostly about technology, the business of technology, and what technology can do for business. But first, let’s learn who owns the nation’s second largest theme park—after Disney. Just a Reminder That Comcast Also Owns a Huge Theme Park Business BuzzFeed News wants to remind us that the country’s largest cable provider …

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We Are All Mockingjays – But Resist the Temptation

I had lots of different titles in my head for this post: Top 10 Most Abused Words in Business; Your BS Business Bingo Card Would Have These Words On It; Stop All the Bruises – Top 10 Words You Should Use Sparingly. Instead I decided to make an analogy – Yes, I admit it is …

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Sales vs. Marketing: The Original Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones-like struggle for power and recognition exists in many offices. It’s a little well-known fact that  sales and marketing have had a long-standing power struggle. Often the two departments have different goals, motivations, and tools that align a company’s long and short-term goals. With each staking their claim to different areas of …

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Top 3 Last Minute Marketing Ideas of 2013

Last Minute Christmas

Last year I provided you with 3 BIG ideas to help you close out your year! And in the same tradition, here are 3 more. 3 Big End of Year Ideas 2013: Reach Out to Abandoned Leads — Holidays are a great time to reach out to those clients that just were not ready for your …

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Profile Pictures That Will Make You Laugh & Lose Business

You have 2.5 seconds to make a first impression online. That’s the time a Formula 1 car’s pit crew aims for a stop. The last couple posts have been informative, but a little wordy.  Lets have some fun for a change and go through some profile pictures that will make your customers run away.  FAST.   …

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3 Top 2013 Trends to Watch for in the Future

What the future holds? 3 Predictions for Marketing Trends in the New Year…