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New tips, trends, and insights from the world's leading enterprise cloud ecosystem in sales, service, marketing, community, analytics, and apps

Trail of the Month<p>INTERVIEW SERIES<p>Tips for Success<p>BLOG SERIES<p>Real Trailblazer Stories to Inspire You<p>Jun 25, 2018 By Natasha Miller<p>I accidentally …

How To Reduce Sales Anxiety?

"I'm new to inside sales and get very nervous before making calls... What Can I Do to Reduce My Sales Anxiety?"<p>Answer:<p>I need to share a personal …

Through The Looking Glass: Hiring Sales People

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ben Horowitz is co-founder and partner of Andreessen Horowitz. He was co-founder and CEO of Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), which was acquired by HP, and ran several product divisions at Netscape. He serves on the board of companies such as Capriza, Foursquare, Jawbone, Lytro, Magnet,</i> …

The Unexpected Secret To Being A Great Salesperson

I have a confession to make: I love reading articles and books that show the stuff I already believed was true <i>is</i> true. I think it’s why <i>Good to Great</i> is, hands down, my favorite business book: I spent my entire first reading gleefully thinking to myself “Yes! I <i>knew</i> that! <i>SO</i> right!”<p>And that’s why I …

14 Steps to Generating Leads on Twitter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Ultimate Guide to Twitter for Business<i>, online marketing expert Ted Prodromou offers an easy-to-understand guide to using Twitter that will help small-business owners generate leads and connect with customers. In this edited</i> …

ZFS Intent Log

[edited 11/22/2013 to modify formula]<br>The ZFS Intent Log gets a lot of attention, and unfortunately often the information being posted on various …

NexentaStor

<b>To receive your trial license ID, you must register your machine ID.</b><p>NexentaStor Utilities<p><b>VAAICTL.ZIP</b><p><b>Version:</b> 1.0<p><b>Date:</b> 12/13/2016, <b>File Size:</b> …

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Google brings free Quickoffice app to Android and iPhone for business customers

Last December, Google released Quickofffice for iPad, the company's first major release since acquiring Quickoffice in June of 2012. The app was positioned as a way for business who pay for Google's suite of apps to to open and edit documents that weren't native to Google Docs, and now its bringing …

New tips, trends, and insights from the world's leading enterprise cloud ecosystem in sales, service, marketing, community, analytics, and apps

Trail of the Month<p>INTERVIEW SERIES<p>Tips for Success<p>BLOG SERIES<p>Real Trailblazer Stories to Inspire You<p>Sep 05, 2018 By Jeff Elder<p>Jujhar Singh, Executive …

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Is Complexity Ruining your Business?

Most CEO’s are well aware of the profit killers in their business: price wars, staff bloat, manufacturing cost blow outs and inefficient sales processes.<p>But few address a more subtle but often more dangerous profit attacker.<p>Complexity.<p>Complexity erodes profit margins by gradually increasing costs …

Why Every Information Technology Businesses Should Be Based On Selling Integrated Professional Services and Not On Selling "Things"

Tomicide Solutions March 2007: Why Every Information Technology Businesses Should Be Based On Selling Integrated Professional Services and Not Only …

What to Say on Twitter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Ultimate Guide to Twitter for Business<i>, online marketing expert Ted Prodromou offers an easy-to-understand guide to using Twitter that will help small-business owners generate leads and connect with customers. In this edited</i> …

Selling to CIOs

Selling to CIOs is difficult, but it’s not impossible. Although most CIOs are busy and inundated with technical sales calls, companies that succeed …

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At Age 25 Mark Cuban Learned Lessons About Leadership That Changed His Life

At age 24, I left Indiana and hit the road in my 1977 Fiat X19. I was on my way to Dallas. The car had a hole in the floorboard. It needed oil every 60 miles. Some college buddies of mine had told me to come to Dallas–that the weather was great, that there were jobs and that the women were amazing. …

Visualized: step inside CERN's particle-detecting Compact Muon Solenoid

It's spring maintenance time over at the Large Hadron Collider, and the folks at CERN have seen fit to crack open the Compact Muon Solenoid to get at some of its loose connectors. You see, after three years, 99-percent of the the lead tungstate-based electromagnetic calorimeter's channels are …

Gmail for iOS update lets you swipe between messages

Gmail 2.0 for iOS was a major update bringing a host of much-needed features, but a few basic and fundamental things were left out. Chief among them was the option to move from one email to the next without first returning to your inbox. Fortunately, Google has remedied that problem with Gmail 2.1 …

Netflix teams up with 'Matrix' creators for new TV series 'Sense8'

Following the successful debut of <i>House of Cards</i>, Netflix has announced another new show, partnering with <i>The Matrix</i> creators the Wachowskis and <i>Babylon 5</i> creator J. Michael Straczynski to bring <i>Sense8</i> to the video streaming service in "late 2014." Details on the new show are scarce, but today's …

The difference between presentation and communication

How do you communicate?<p>How good of a communicator are you?<p>If you want to make a winning sales pitch, it takes a combination of your presentation …

The Problem With Patients In Controlling Health Care Costs

We all know health care costs are a serious problem and most of us feel powerless to do anything about it. In this country, there is a perception that more health care means better health, and this is simply not the case. A recent article in Health Affairs by Roseanna Sommers, et al., beautifully …