Richard Ellis

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Martin Guitar History: Once Upon A Time In America

<b>“You know, Martin is a company America should be really proud of. They never compromised, they’ve never done less than their best, they’ve</b> …

Guitar

Guitar Essentials: 22 Classic Blues-Rock Licks You Can Use Right Now

Blues rock is the foundation for all contemporary roots-rock electric guitar styles, pioneered by Cream’s Eric Clapton, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, …

Blues-rock

Dexterity Exercises - Solution for Sloppy Guitar Players | Guitar Lesson

Here's a lesson that does more than just show you a few dexterity exercises. This post is going to teach you the THREE elements that make a …

Electric Guitar

Hone your rock rhythm timing with this 20-minute guitar workout

<b>Hone your timing, dexterity and picking, and learn a few new chords too with our quick rhythm guitar workout.</b><p>Seeing as about 95 percent of most …

Electric Guitar

Learn 10 cunning chords that will fill out your guitar sound

<b>Adding a few choice notes to the basic major, minor and powerchords you already know adds flavour and can help fill out your sound.</b><p>Here are 10 tasty …

Electric Guitar

Mastering the Fretboard Using Keys and Chord Progression Roots

260<p>SHARES<p><i>This is an abridged and shorter version of a lengthier article that can be found on Guitarchalk.com.</i><p>The easiest way to master the fretboard …

How to Play This Famous, Billy Gibbons-Esque Blues Turnaround

524<p>SHARES<p>You know that moment in ZZ Top's "La Grange," where everything stops and Billy Gibbons plays a dramatic, beautiful descending lick? Well, if …

Step outside the pentatonic box with these fresh blues guitar solo approaches

<b>Every lead guitarist uses pentatonic scales - chances are that the first scale you ever learnt was the minor pentatonic.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>Like a comfortable …

How to Play Pantera's "Cowboys from Hell" Intro

Ever wanted to give the iconic opening riff to Pantera's "Cowboys from Hell" a shot? Well, you're in luck!<p>In this classic "Quick Licks" video, former …

Guitar

How to Play Peter Green's "Oh Well" Intro

Texas Blues Alley—the folks who brought you "How to Use Open Strings for Blues," "10 Ways to Start a Killer Blues Guitar Solo" and the …

Guitar

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right

Success your failure in your sales email campaign all comes down to copy<p>According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read …

Marketing

When, Where, and Why to Coach Your Salespeople – Not Just How

It has often been said that coaching is the most important thing that never happens in a sales force. Sadly, study after study of ours confirms this …

RPGs

7 Tips to Boost Lead Nurturing Email Results Immediately

People aren’t looking for a reason to read your lead nurturing email messages, they’re looking for a reason to delete them. Think about it. It’s …

7 Sales Techniques That Will Make You Sell More

Coffee is for closers. ☕️ Have you earned yours lately? To make a quota, you need the right sales techniques ... The post 7 Sales Techniques That …

Why Most Salespeople Are Order Takers And Not Sellers

Quick, what do you consider to be the number one job of sales people? Quick, answer it in your head.<p>Are you thinking about it?<p>I will give you a hint. It’s NOT selling stuff or driving revenue or some results oriented thing.<p>What do you think? What have you come up with?<p>Did you say:<p>Building …

Selling

Here Are Some Helpful Tips on How to Train Salespeople

Two types of training fall under the umbrella of sales training. The first is teaching the basic mechanics of sales—how to sell in the general sense, …

Customer Service

The One Sales Metric You Must Measure

Struggling to get your sales team to consistently do the key sales behaviors you need them to do? Here is one sales metric you must measure and track over time...<p>I was talking with Tony about his benefits consulting company when he shared his biggest struggle. (Disclosure: Tony was a former …

Time Management

Practicing When You Don’t Want to “Practice”

You’ll never be a worse guitar player for “wasting time” ripping through your favorite licks. Music is about having fun, so feeling like you have to …

Guitar

Prince Takes Us All on a Bluesy 'Ride': 365 Prince Songs in a Year

<i>To celebrate the incredibly prolific, influential and diverse body of work left behind by Prince, we will be exploring a different song of his each</i> …

Las Vegas

Guitar Essentials: 10 Must-Know Movable Open Chords

0<p>SHARES<p>Open chords have two key advantages over barre chords: they’re easy to play and—thanks to the ringing open strings—they sound great.<p>In this …

Is this the best guitar pickup comparison video ever?

<b>The clever folks at</b> <b>Reverb</b> <b>have just put together an almighty, all-encompassing pickup comparison video on YouTube, which some commentators are already</b> …

7 Easy Steps to Practice Singing and Playing Guitar at Same Time

Multi-tasking is not easy. It requires a lot of skill, practice and coordination. For most of the guitarists, it is not easy to coordinate playing …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

Aligning Our Sales Process With Our Prospect’s Buying Journeys

In complex sales environments, the role of the successful salesperson isn’t just about prospecting, qualifying and closing. In fact, the most …

Management

Everything is Inbound: Sales

Actually, everything about inbound marketing is <i>not</i> about sales. They are very separate crafts – but when they’re combined they can both be fire. In …

The 13 Best Protein Bars For Men

We tested dozens to find the best-tasting bars out there that’ll maximize your gains<p>Protein bars seem like the miracle snack: They promise the protein you need to feed your muscles, while boasting flavors so delicious you’ll want to sub them for dessert.<p>But the sad truth is, many of these protein …

The single most important thing you can do to become a successful salesperson

According to a new LinkedIn survey called "State of Sales 2016," an overwhelming 82% of the top-performing salespeople cited sales software, like CRM or social selling tools, as "critical" to their ability to close deals.<p>Almost all of them said they spent hours in some sort of sales-related …

What to Do When Your Sales Team Keeps Missing Its Goals

<i>Practically Speaking is a weekly column that addresses your most pressing business dilemmas. The advice is the opinion of long-time business owner</i> …

Mixing Up Blues Rhythm and Lead Guitar

One of the most common questions I get asked about when it comes to blues is how to “mix up” rhythm and lead guitar when playing Blues. Well it’s a …

Can Coaching Really Help Build B2B Sales?

Often, managing a B2B sales company can feel a lot like coaching a professional sports team. Most of the time you’re dealing with some pretty big …