Matt Schubert

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Believing These 7 Myths Will Stunt Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nearly a decade ago I left my home in Sweden to help my company expand into the U.S. I started at my company as a technical writer, and quickly grew into a product management role, and eventually GM of North America.<p>After all these years …

Customer Service

How to Master Social Marketing Quickly and Effectively

The Internet is making meaningful and paradigm-shifting inroads into the way we live our lives.<p>Did you know that in the last three years, one in six …

[Infographic] 7 Content Promotion Strategies That Drive Traffic, Leads, and Sales

An editorial strategy without distribution disappoints brands and marketers invested in the thoughtful creation and production of quality content. Businesses that invest resources to develop blog posts, video, and other multimedia should also allocate time and budget toward amplifying the overall …

Marketing

The 7 Ted Talks every leader should watch.

Looking for a crash course in leadership? These brilliant presentations can help.<p>When I started my first company at the age of 25, I did not consider myself a leader. I was just a guy who needed to serve my clients. But soon I was hiring people and had to figure out how to be a good boss and …

9 Clever Ways to Automate Your Small Business with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free online tool that automates actions between websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more.Want your tagged …

Social Media

7 Reasons Selling on Low Price Doesn’t Work

I don’t care how someone tries to argue it, a selling strategy based on being the cheapest simply does not work. Sure, you might make a quick sale, …

Selling

Why Microsoft says one of its biggest bets is 'years ahead' of Salesforce and IBM

Power BI was the first product released by Microsoft after CEO Satya Nadella took the reins last year, and he's repeatedly pointed to data management and analysis as a major focus area for the company. Since then, the company has promised that it was "tripling down" on the product.<p>The opportunity …

14 Things Great Salespeople Always Do That Average Salespeople Only Think About

<b>What separates great from average, and what do you need to do if you want to step up your sales game?</b><p>Here is what I’ve found in having worked with …

5 Ways to Shorten Your Sales Cycle — NOW!

1. Ask this key question to ask every prospect during the first contact: What is your timeline for making a decision? It only makes sense that if …

Customers

9 super-successful people share their biggest leadership secrets

For its most recent Influencers editorial package, titled "How I Lead," LinkedIn asked some of the world's most successful executives, entrepreneurs, and industry experts to share their best leadership secrets and "surefire management methods" for getting through the good times, and bad.<p>Over 50 …

General Motors

5 Reasons A Career In Sales Is A GREAT CHOICE

You ask a salesperson if they had always wanted to be in sales, and most will say something like, “No one grows up wanting to be in sales.” Then, …

5 Entrepreneurial Rules To Live By

There are lots of opinions about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Here are five of my rules to live by. See if they seem to align with what’s worked for you. I’ll be interested in your feedback and alternative rules to live by in the comments. Here we go:<p><b>1. Change is Good</b><p>It’s hard to …

The Most Important Stages in B2B Sales and Marketing

“<i>Fifty percent of B2B sales staff consistently miss their quotas. By the time prospects do come out of the shadows to engage a sales rep, 80% of the</i> …

Memorize these 5 Questions and Sell Larger Deals

Salespeople who have the ability to ask great questions and use the answers to benefit their sales conversations are able to drive larger deal sizes. …