Friday, October 07, 2005

The Ultimate Sales Guide

It's Time To Supercharge Your Sales.
Does your sales force really know how to sell? Are your salespeople reaching their full potential?

If the answers to these questions leave you shaking your head, maybe it’s time to go back to the basics of selling. Today, too many salespeople aren’t properly trained in a professional sales process, and this reduces the chances of success for your sales team.

So, how can you and your team excel in turning prospects into long-term customers? Click here and learn nine how-to tips from sales experts and entrepreneurs.

Monday, October 03, 2005

Email Pet Peeves

A new survey conducted by The Creative Group, a specialized staffing service, found that less is more when it comes to office email. Twenty-nine percent of advertising and marketing executives polled said receiving large unsolicited files is the most annoying aspect of communicating with business contacts online. Another 29% cited being copied on superfluous “reply all” messages as the most irksome practice. Tracey Fuller, executive director of The Creative Group, advises emailers to be brief and identify necessary action at the beginning of messages. “Professionals should keep the recipient in mind, making messages relevant, clear and easy to file. Not only does this show respect for someone’s time—it also helps ensure you receive the desired response.”