Selina Bieber
SOUTH AFRICA
How to use special days and occasions to help drum up sales

How to use special days and occasions to help drum up sales[Selina Bieber] If you're looking to market your small business, consider celebration days, special events and public holidays as the perfect reason to reach out to your customers with messages, deals and promotions...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#Newsmaker: "I will always be a print girl" - Brand Cartel's Cilla Thompson

#Newsmaker: "I will always be a print girl" - Brand Cartel's Cilla Thompson[Jessica Tennant] Brand Cartel's newly appointed Cilla Thompson tells us what it's like to be the oldest in the team and that all the office is missing is literally a pool and a flamingo. Oh and that she's rubbed shoulders with David Beckham and Antonio Banderas on shoot...

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Charlie Stewart
SOUTH AFRICA
Boost your sales in a bear market

Boost your sales in a bear market
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[Charlie Stewart] Charlie Stewart, Rogerwilco's CEO, explains how by making small changes to your digital marketing you can reap big rewards...

Posted 5 months ago | Like (1)
Lisa Illingworth
SOUTH AFRICA
The pros and cons of selling to your friends and family

The pros and cons of selling to your friends and family
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[Lisa Illingworth] When starting out in business, the first people that you rely on to test out a product and pricing are those closest to you. But what do you need to keep in mind when using this as your first customer set?...

Posted 6 months ago | Like
Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#Mandela100: Tried-and-tested business networking tips and tricks

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This image of team Covve is titled, "Hello drone."
[Leigh Andrews] It's Mandela Month in SA and social wellness month globally. In giving back, Covve cofounder and CEO Yiannis Gavrielides shares the real reason we find business networking difficult and shares tricks to get better at it, whether you're on the awkward introvert or bubbly extrovert end of the scale...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Martin Lamberti
SOUTH AFRICA
Gamified sales training: Level up performance - Level180

Gamified sales training: Level up performance[Martin Lamberti] In this post I will show you what happens when you take the modern approach to sales training and combine it with some of the latest technology the world has to offer...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
What are the biggest challenges seen in B2B selling? - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] When you want to sell to a business you are faced with many different challenges than what is seen as consumer selling happens. You have a sales cycle that is naturally going to be longer and the speed of a buying process is slower...

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Martin Lamberti
SOUTH AFRICA
The modern marketing hangover - Level180

The modern marketing hangover[Martin Lamberti] We consume leads like we do a good mead on a night out with our mates... Because it feels like the right thing to do, it's euphoric and nothing can go wrong! But it's just as easy to get carried away...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#BehindtheSelfie with... Peter KohlÖffel

#BehindtheSelfie with... Peter KohlÖffel[Leigh Andrews] This #InnovationMonth, we go behind the selfie with Peter KohlÖffel, national sales manager at Provantage Media group's activations division, ProActive...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Tips to sell products in controversial markets - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Creating services or products in industries that are highly regulated or controversial is obviously difficult. However, with proper planning it can be done in a proper way...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Hot leads: What you need to know about responsive lead generation

Gareth Mountain, Olico executive.
Gareth Mountain, Olico executive.
[Leigh Andrews] Businesses are slowly but surely switching their big data outlook from one of fear to one of appreciation of its usefulness. Gareth Mountain, Olico executive, explains how you can use responsive lead generation to effectively turn your marketing into a profit centre...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Jared Koning
SOUTH AFRICA
Top tips for face-to-face selling

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[Jared Koning] It is common for salespeople to seek a path that offers least resistance. For example, a salesperson may prefer sending an email or making a quick phone call rather than meeting up with the customer. What the majority of salespeople don't know is that customers ignore emails and calls, which means selling products and services becomes more difficult...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Jared Koning
SOUTH AFRICA
10 ways to increase sales through effective negotiation

10 ways to increase sales through effective negotiation
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[Jared Koning] A common sense rule to follow is: there is direct relationship between improving your negotiation skills and your personal motivation to sell. Improving one will improve the other. It is that simple...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Jared Koning
SOUTH AFRICA
Top 15 tips to increase your sales, motivation of staff

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[Jared Koning] Increase your sales motivation and number of sales by giving these quick tips some serious thought...

Posted 2 years ago | Like (1)
James White
SOUTH AFRICA
Nine ways to scale your sales team

Nine ways to scale your sales team
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[James White] Thinking about hiring some new salespeople for your growing company? When your business begins to expand, there comes a time when you need to increase your sales team. There are a lot of factors to consider...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Beverley Klein
SOUTH AFRICA
[Newsmaker] Susie White from Times Media

[Newsmaker] Susie White from Times Media[Beverley Klein] Susie White has recently been appointed as the new national sales manager for retail & agencies at Times Media. White was previously the general manager of Business Media...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Johan Hanekom
SOUTH AFRICA
Sales vs Engineering - building effective teams

Sales vs Engineering - building effective teams[Johan Hanekom] Whether in the workplace, professional sports, or your local community, team building requires a keen understanding of people, their strengths and what gets them excited to work with others...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Four tips for increasing sales forecasting accuracy - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] If there's one thing marketing and sales teams need to consistently thrive, it's accurate sales forecasts. Unfortunately, most businesses do a fairly poor job of developing accurate forecasts. How are you doing?...

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Beverley Klein
SOUTH AFRICA
[Newsmaker] Jonathan Everest from Outdoor Network

[Newsmaker] Jonathan Everest from Outdoor Network[Beverley Klein] Jonathan Everest recently joined Outdoor Network's Johannesburg office as head of sales - Street Furniture. He plans to grow sales in the street furniture division, as well as expand the company's business offering...

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