Andrej Berglund

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9 Key Questions to Ask an SEO Company Before Hiring It -- or Firing It

Here are the questions to ask your SEO company to will give you a better understanding of its strategy before hiring it (or considering tossing it to the curb).<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your business is your baby. Whether you own the company or are a …

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How to Really Motivate Salespeople

Before I became a business school professor, I worked as a management consultant. One engagement in particular had a profound influence on my career. The project involved working with the Asia-based sales force of a global consumer products company. This company practiced “route sales,” which meant …

Salesforce

Steve Jobs Knew How to Run a Meeting: Here's How He Did It

At 31 years of age, Steve Jobs left Apple and started NeXT. Here's an inside look at a company meeting, and what you can learn from it.<p>Brilliant. Passionate. Overbearing. Impatient.<p>Steve Jobs's management style has been described in many ways, both positive and negative. Love him or hate him, …

Entrepreneurship

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Business Plan

2 min read<p>Writing a business plan may sound difficult and dull -- and by “may,” we mean “definitely” -- but it doesn’t have to be. Yes, we know you’re eager to dive right in on that world-changing business idea, but having your strategy on paper is critical.<p>In many ways, your business plan can act …

Small Business

How to Write a Killer Sales Email

Customers are more likely to respond to emails that are short and sweet and get right to the point.<p>Most sales emails have a response rate of around 1 percent. In other words, if you send out an email to 100 potential customers, only one will get back to you. Let me explain how to write sales emails …

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7 Steps to an Inspiring and Memorable Speech

A great speech isn't just about soaring rhetoric. It's about structure, timing, message, and other key components. Here's how to write and give a great speech the next time you're asked to do so.<p>Minutes last forever when you're stuck listening to a boring speaker.<p>We've all been there, and with the …

Public Speaking

How to Write a Killer Resume

Applying for jobs but not getting called back? Here's how to get on hiring managers' radar.<p>A resume alone will never help you get hired. It has to be relevant and compelling enough to get your foot in the door. Having reviewed thousands of resumes myself, I've found that most of them read like a …

Employment

Fitbit Force

If you're considering upgrading your Fitbit Flex, then you owe it to yourself to check out the updated Fitbit Force ($130), the company's newest …

How to Fix 8 Sales Strategy Errors

Addressing these "big picture" errors ensures your company's long term success.<p>Selling, like anything else, can be separated into strategy (your plan of action) and tactics (the actions you actually take.) I've written in the past about tactical sales errors but not so much about the larger issues …

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Salespeople

The top sales performers have these activities in common.<p>A staggering amount has been written on how to be a good salesperson. A lot of it is great, but there's an easy way to cut through the clutter. Here are seven simple activities that, in my experience, consistently separate high-performing …

Customers

Steve Jobs' Agenda

• <b>Author:</b> Harry Wessling<p>Steve Jobs' agenda, intelligent cutting-edge products, is an invigorating homage to Steve Jobs' outstanding lifetime achievement. It spotlights the exciting experiences Apple customers make during the process of being interested in Apple’s variety of products. The reader slips …

8 Reasons Companies Buy From You

To appeal to a B2B customer, your sales message and approach must address one or more of these issues.<p>There are eight (and only eight) reasons that companies buy things from other companies.<p>You ability to sell B2B is directly dependent upon your ability to appeal to one or more (or all) of these …

Customers

11 Ways to De-Clutter Your Day

Do less and achieve more--starting today. Adopt some of these easy habits to make it happen.<p>Success tends to create clutter: more meetings, more projects, more decisions, more items on your to-do list. But often doing more can mean achieving less.<p>That's why subtraction can be the best addition, …

Time Management

Sunday Is My Day of Work...Not Rest

When do you have time to be strategic? When do you have time to take a look at how your business is really doing and where you want it to go?<p>If you're like me and you run your own business you may be up early checking in on what's going on; whether you've got an office full of cubicles or you're …

Customer Service