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5 Retail Marketing Tricks You Should Steal Today

Imagine it’s just weeks before the holidays. With your shopping list in hand, you set off to brave the teeming crowds at the mall. Maybe you’re excited. Maybe you’re dreading it… But those presents aren’t going to buy themselves! Some people live for shopping in retail stores. Others (I’m raising my hand here) would rather […]

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How to Deliver a Great Sales Pitch

Delivering a sales pitch can feel intimidating, but it’s key to getting new clients or customers. Use these tips to deliver a great sales pitch every time.

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How to Close a Sale: 5 Tips to Help You Secure More Business

Closing a sale is perhaps the most intimidating part of entrepreneurship. Want to learn how to close a sale effectively? These 4 tips will help.

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Business Goals: 3 Handy Tools (with Templates) to Help You Achieve Them

Setting goals is a great start to ensuring your service business’ success. Unfortunately, simply identifying what you’d like to achieve isn’t enough to make those things happen. If you want to reach your goals, you’ll need to put in some serious effort. Fortunately, there are a number of tools out there that can help you […]

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How to Overcome (and Prevent) Business Failure: A Guide

Inspirational success stories are everywhere you look. But stories about business failure? Those are harder to find. Failure is uncomfortable – and persistent. But the more successful you want to be, the more failure there is to overcome. Way too many of us are treating these struggles like dirty secrets. So let’s stop right now. […]

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The Great Pricing Debate: Hourly Rates vs. Project Pricing

Have your gloves on? You’re going to need them today. That’s because we’re talking about something that’s been hotly debated among freelancers since the beginning of the profession. Of all the topics related to freelancing, from sales proposals to marketing, there’s one that always gets people heated and is met with debate on all sides. […]

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Lead Generation: The Secret to Smart Agencies’ Success

Every agency must find – and eventually convert – leads. Lead generation is crucial regardless of your agency’s size or industry. It truly is a numbers game. As you hone your proposals and sales skills over time, you’ll turn a greater percentage of your leads into paying customers. But that can’t happen with zero leads! […]

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