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It would be an understatement to say that the internet has changed the way we do business – but we are not just talking e-shops or social media presence any more. These days you can use the interconnectivity of Web 2.0 in order to pool together resources – be it expertise, time, information, or money – from a ‘crowd’ or group of individuals across the globe, united towards a common goal. This practice of mass mobilisation to collectively contribute to a project is called crowdsourcing – and can prove very useful in various stages of a business cycle. In fact,…

It’s an unfortunate reality that the sales industry suffers from an image problem. People form their opinions based on hearing too many stories of a salesperson doing anything to close a deal, whether ethical or not. Even sales professionals who feel they consistently meet their goals using ethical tactics can benefit from considering where they might improve. Traits That Excellent Salespeople Have in Common All salespeople should aim to get the job done and do it in a correct way. Salesforce defines hitting quota the right way as team members who possess the following attributes: Excellent selling skills at every…

Are you starting out in the construction industry or do you already run a construction business and you’re finding it difficult to attract new clients? Either way, you need to find as many ways as possible to promote your constructions business, so that you can grow your company into a much stronger organization. Thankfully, there are many new and traditional ways a construction business can be promoted and the following points are some of the ways you can do this successfully. Highlight Your Qualifications and Experience When it comes to hiring a construction company or a construction professional, the vast…

There are many online businesses these days. Some regular businesses have even transitioned into complete online business and removed their actual office. While it is more practical to have an online business, communication seems to be a problem most of the time. Dealing with your employees whom you don’t see face to face is quite a challenge. There are times when they tend to procrastinate and not finish tasks on time. You want to talk to them personally but you can only do so via emails and online messages. You also don’t want to unjustly fire all of them or…

Whether you are the owner of a small business or a he international corporation, cash is, and always will be king and it is here that you must lay all of your focus. It is a well known fact that around 56% of new businesses fail in their first 3 years and of those that survive, around 42% of them will fail before year 5. As my friend Keith Springer always says on his radio show, the biggest reason behind those failures is either a lack of money or financial mismanagement and i you are looking at entering into the…