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10 Ways Sales Pros Get Rich Answering the Phone

The single best prospect any sales pro every gets is when somebody calls asking about what you sell.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are you going to do to maximize every incoming phone call opportunity you are presented with? I teach people all over the world how …

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Here’s what to say when asked to sell a pen in an interview

How would you sell a pen if an interviewer asked you to do so?<p>It may sound simple but as the ‘Sell me a pen’ scene in Wolf Of Wall Street proves, …

Wall Street

How Much Is Call Reluctance Costing You?

Professional salespeople are the most important players in the marketplace.<p>The justification for my position springs from a classic business maxim: Nothing happens until somebody makes a sale.<p>But professional selling is as hard as it is important – especially at the B2B level. Plus, customer …

Selling

Asked to Lower Your Price? Try These 5 Answers | Inc.com

It's a conversation many of us have had with customers. Another company is offering pretty much the same product or service you are--but at half the cost. Or, anyway, substantially less. At this point, there's a lengthy pause in the conversation while your customer waits hopefully for you to make a …

How to use OneDrive: Our guide to Microsoft’s free cloud storage service

11 tips for using the app on your PC and phone including how to share files, access previous file versions and more<p>Formerly known as SkyDrive, …

Why 2018 Will be the Year of Human-to-Human Marketing (H2H) | Inc.com

With the rise of digital channels and platforms, there are more marketing technology solutions available than ever before. According to Scott Brinker's annual #MarTech landscape, there were more than 5,000 software solutions available for marketers in 2017.<p>But all this marketing technology is …

Marketing

Fast-food chains are slashing dozens of items from menus — and it reveals a massive shift in the industry

Restaurant chains are going on a slashing spree, with brands like Dunkin' Donuts, Chili's, and Sonic cutting dozens of menu items.<p>On Monday, Dunkin' Donuts slashed its menu, beginning the process of cutting 10% of items.<p>"It really started with our franchisees being concerned about how complicated …

Zapata Flyride: Hit the barrel roll button on a flying 2-up boatercycle

The result was his original Flyboard, which strapped powerful water jets to your feet (and originally your arms, too), and was capable of rocketing …

Forged Iron Bottle Opener

Price: $29 | BuyMassachusetts blacksmith shop Hammer on Steel hand-forges each of these bottle openers from iron and steel. They make a perfect …

Is Your Average Deal Too Small? Here Are 5 Steps to Increase It | Inc.com

It's happening everywhere in consumer sales. Have you ever added fries to your lunch order at the suggestion of the cashier, or bought five accessories to complement your new camera or phone because there was a great "limited time offer"? If so, you've experienced the receiving end of a successful …

Customers

Don't Stop at the Close: Selling Across the Full Customer Lifecycle | Inc.com

Recently, I went through the process of choosing a new SaaS product for my agency (out of respect for all involved, I'm keeping the name of the company and the kind of product they sell confidential).<p>I researched several providers and talked to sales reps from each - this was a big-ticket purchase, …

How Do You Become a Great Salesperson? (Most People Forget to Do This 1 Thing) | Inc.com

Dale Carnegie framed it best: to become a great salesperson, you have to remember that people want to do business with people they like and respect. At the end of the day, while you may be selling to a customer, what you're really doing is looking to earn their trust. As Carnegie said, it's about …

Selling

Got an Instant Pot? This Is the Only Cookbook You Need

Readers love its recipes and resource guides.<p>If it feels like everyone in America got an Instant Pot for Christmas, it’s not hard to see why.<p>These …

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success) | Inc.com

Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of mindset. On paper, she was perfect.<p>She quickly passed the …

Employment

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

ACLU Sues St. Louis Over Handling Of Protests Following Ex-Cop's Acquittal

The lawsuit alleges police are unconstitutionally menacing protesters with riot tactics and chemical weapons.<p>The ACLU of Missouri has filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis, alleging unconstitutional police misconduct for cops’ use of riot gear and chemical weapons this week against …

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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57 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.Whether that be a tool to manage your …

6 Free Online Tools Every Business Owner Should Know About

Often short on time, sleep, and money, new business owners need all the help they can get.Thankfully, there’s no shortage of free online tools …

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28 Stocks That Could Double In Two Years, No Matter What The Market Does

Business-focused social network LinkedIn, retailer Lumber Liquidators, growing ETF power WisdomTree Investments, cloud-based enterprise software company Workday and 3D-printing outfit 3D Systems don’t have much in common. Except for the fact that analysts from Jefferies think all five could see …

The best iPhone apps available right now (June 2018)

Apple’s iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world, and we want you to help you get the most out of yours. From dating apps to QR scanners, …

Apps

Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it.<p>The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if you’re a …

Fascinating Mini Documentary on National Geographic Archivist Bill Bonner

A couple of days ago, <i>National Geographic</i> released this fascinating look inside the magazine’s vintage photo archive and introduced us to the …

2013's Top Android Apps

In a year that saw Google Play finally pass the one million milestone in terms of live apps, it’s fair to say there’s a deluge of file-managers, smart calendars, funky cameras, games and more to sift through to get to the real gems.<p>So here’s a quick snapshot of some of the more notable apps to …

Daily Morning Epicness (35 Pictures)

1<p>2<p>Well said Harry<p>3<p>4<p>Chandler Cant Cry<p>5<p>6<p>Asked my girlfriend to send me a sexy picture while she’s on her trip and this is what I get in …

Apps To Simplify Every Hour Of Your Business Workday

Whether you run a small business or a large enterprise, there are ways to make your CEO work life less complex, less hectic, and more enjoyable. Try out the following 30+ applications and simplify your day with basic changes to your routine.<p>Apps to Wake Up to a Great Morning<p><b>Waking Up</b><p>A fresh mind is …

DIY board and batten

Thank you for waiting for this post. I know some of you have been patiently waiting for the “JustaGirl” version of this. I will say that after …