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Alexis Ohanian: How to Make a Splash in Social Media

Updated: October 24, 2010 | Business, Freelancing, Sales and Marketing | 1 Comment

For today, I’m sharing with you a short video taken from TED India last November 2009 entitled, “How to Make a Splash in Social Media” by Alexis Ohanian. For those who don’t know, TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from […]

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Target Market: Getting To Know The Tweens

Published: January 12, 2010 | Sales and Marketing | 2 Comments

A television commercial by McDonald’s entitled Tweens has just been released in the country. The ad has created various reactions from its audience, specially parents, regarding the ad’s story line. Some say that it’s sweet and endearing while some say it’s awkward and disrespectful. Have you seen that McDonald’s TVC? If not, then here it […]

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Successful Marketing On A Small Budget

Updated: October 26, 2019 | Business, Sales and Marketing | 6 Comments

I recently paid a visit to a friend who just opened her first business, a laundry shop. During our conversation, she told me that the store had been doing good for the past weeks, but lately, she noticed that sales are going on a slow decent. I told her that new businesses will normally get […]

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How To Keep Your Business Ahead Of The Competition

Updated: October 19, 2019 | Business, Sales and Marketing | 6 Comments

When you have a successful business, expect competition to come. Competitors, specially those who will imitate your business and will put a store right next to yours is something you should accept as a fact of life. Believe me, it happens – and it happened to me at least four times already. Many first time […]

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Targeted Marketing: What, Why and How

Published: September 15, 2009 | Business, Sales and Marketing | 6 Comments

Many business gurus say that you should know who your target market is. Why so? Why is it important to know them and how does targeted marketing benefit your business? First and foremost, knowing who your target market is, and having a designed strategy on how to reach them is a low cost, low risk […]

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Business Communication Skills That Entrepreneurs Should Have

Published: September 4, 2009 | Business, Sales and Marketing | 3 Comments

According to a book entitled, Business Communication: Strategies and Skills, roughly 75% of all managerial time is spent in verbal one-to-one exchange. This means that as a business owner and manager, you will be spending most of your time talking to other people – customers, suppliers, employees and others. But moreover, aside from verbal communication, […]

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How To Come Up With A Catchy Business Slogan

Updated: August 31, 2017 | Business, Sales and Marketing | 8 Comments

Aside from a good name and a memorable logo, a business can greatly benefit from having a catchy slogan. Just like how a song can get stuck in your head for several hours, a brilliant tagline can remain in your subconscious for years, and continuously influence your purchasing behavior. But what exactly is a business […]

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How To Sell: The Secret of a Great Salesman

Updated: July 13, 2019 | Sales and Marketing | 13 Comments

Sell the sizzle not the steak. That’s the secret of a great salesman in one sentence. But what does “selling the sizzle” actually mean? This old sales aphorism is about understanding human nature and how people make their purchasing decisions. If you sell in bazaars or often sell items online, and would like to know […]

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Product Pricing Strategy And Costing Template For Food Recipes

Published: July 16, 2009 | Business, Sales and Marketing | 18 Comments

The food business remains as one of the top industries that entrepreneurs consider highly profitable. After all, food is a basic necessity; and with that stable market comes good earning potential. However, the food business is also a very competitive market. Your delicious offerings alone would not be enough to deliver business success. One needs […]

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Give Free Offers And Generate Revenue For Your Business

Updated: September 22, 2014 | Business, Sales and Marketing | 6 Comments

Everyone loves free offers. And most people will not hesitate accepting something that’s being given away for free, right? That’s why giving free offers is something that businesses can leverage on to generate revenue. But the question now is, how exactly can a business earn more income by giving away free stuff? How do you […]

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Business Flyer Design Tips and Marketing Strategies

Updated: March 19, 2019 | Business, Sales and Marketing | 15 Comments

Whenever a new business opens in our village, they would distribute flyers around the neighborhood. I’m not surprised about this because giving out flyers is really a good marketing strategy. But what I would always notice is that, these businesses would do their flyer distribution for only a week or so and then stop when […]

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