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The Art of Following Up (Without Being Annoying)

How many times should you follow up after a pitch goes unanswered? Chances are, more than you do now. Here's how to redouble your efforts--tactfully.<p>I once sent a pitch to a former client. I hadn't worked for this client in several months, but she paid well and I was eager to get another piece of …

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Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

Believe.in Goes Global With its Social Fundraising Tech

Eight months after Believe.in launched in the UK, the company has announced that it’s now taking its social fundraising platform international.<p>The London-based startup helps not-for-profits raise awareness and funds through its data driven software, and today its launching a new whitelabel product …

Sales Rule No. 1: Start a Simple Conversation

Don't try to sell at the beginning of a customer relationship.<p>Many sellers think that the best way to cultivate a prospect or sales lead is to start a sales pitch. Sales pitches consist of two parts:<p>A description of your offering and its benefits.<p>An attempt to get the customer to either buy …

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Make better use of your site's favicon with Favicon.js

Just a quick heads up to Favico.js, a fantastic JS library that lets you do all sorts of awesome stuff with your site’s favicon.<p>You may have noticed a number of popular web services like Gmail and Facebook have this already to notify you of new messages and such. Now you can add it your site too …

20 Best Clean Website Design for Inspiration

New Trend s comes every year in web design.<p>There are so many options and effects are produced in the design to attract visitors. Fair and clean …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

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