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America's Coolest College Startups 2014

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The company earned $126,000 in sales last year. 4. The company anticipates sales of $10,000 in its first year. and Congress.

The 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in America

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Meet the private companies that are booking the biggest sales growth around

The 12 Most Powerful Women Executives in America

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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Keys To Marketing In Latin America

YoungUpstarts

Image credit: Latin America map from Shutterstock. Even so, first you need to understand the keys to marketing in Latin America.

Meet America's 10 Fastest Growing Private Companies

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

5000 have grown from $196 billion in sales in 2008 to $299 billion in 2011, an average growth rate of 355%. The Inc. 10 2011 Revenue: $14.2

State of the Digital Music Industry 2014: An Insider’s View

VC Cafe

In the first half of 2013, 43 percent of all album sales were digital, up from 38 percent the year before (Nielsen). billion.

America: Home of the Brave (Entrepreneurs)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Most entrepreneurs make their revenue from domestic sales. When it comes to entrepreneurship, fear is not a factor in the U.S.

New Contender for America's Best Boss: The CEO Giving Each of His Employees a $100,000 Bonus

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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Betting That 'Made in America' Will Sell

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

An entrepreneur comes out of retirement to try a new tack: sell only American-made tools and sell them online. Will it work? His angle?

The Benefits of Hiring Untrained Sales Staff

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Frustrated by sales professionals that are unwilling to change, one entrepreneur is hiring young graduates and turning them into top salespeople.

Small Businesses See More Opportunity in America Than Abroad

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

For small businesses looking to grow, the focus is on technology and the economy--here in the U.S. economy''s impact on small business.

Hello, Middle America. The SBA Wants to Get You Funded.

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Some 70% of start-up capital goes to just three coastal states. The SBA's chief says she wants to even the balance, and she has the programs to do it.

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Forbes Announces 2013 List Of Best Small Companies In America

YoungUpstarts

13, signalling the meteoric rise of craft beer in America in recent years.

We Will Be the Best-Run Business in America

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Now this big-game hunter has in his cross hairs the most formidable quarry he has yet pursued. "We will be the best-run business in America!"

Improve Sales by Boosting Collaboration

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

With demand for programmers skyrocketing, perks at tech companies have moved way beyond free lunch and discounts on transit and gym memberships.

The 5 Best States In America For New Business

YoungUpstarts

Thinking Aloud America business business incorporation Lewis Robinson United States by   Lewis Robinson. Looking to start a business? Texas.

4 Tips to Making Sales Goals a Reality

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Now is a great time to think about new sales goals for 2013 and beyond. Don't lose sight of your objectives for the new year. Make it personal.

6 Basic Steps to Landing a Sale

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

What I realized is that whatever the product, making the sale takes three essential steps. Talk to the right person. No more jockeying.

South America: A Hot Spot for Exporting

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Andrews is especially keen on getting small- to medium-sized manufacturers to look at Brazil and the rest of South America, his company's area of expertise. According to economist Gabriela Castro-Fontoura, many businesses now have South America on their radars. If you've ever thought about going overseas, now's the time to look south.

Some Thoughts about Selling at Startups

Both Sides of the Table

That student is Erin McCann who formerly worked in sales at Google, so she has some ground to stand on in her assertions. In Summary.

When Should You Allow Exclusivity in Deals?

Both Sides of the Table

However, the higher you get within an organization in the sale (and the larger the deal) executives are often looking to “win in the market,” which means growing revenue faster, offering products or services at a lower cost or offering features that their competitors can’t. Sales Tech Market Analysis” 3.

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How Reshoring Happens

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

This is how restoring the economy happens, one job at a time. Wouldn’t it be grand if more of the big corporate players (like Walmart etc.)

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What is Content Strategy, Anyway?

Rembrandt Communications

3 Tips to Make Your Business Words Boost Sales According to the Content Marketing Institute’s “BtoB Content Marketing 2015 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America,” “70% of B2B marketers are creating more content than they did one year ago.” And for good reason. The post What is Content Strategy, Anyway?

Vintage Selling Tactics: 6 Ways To Up Your Sales To Baby Boomers

YoungUpstarts

As a former salesperson and head of sales at a Fortune 500 company, I know that how we say things to customers is as important as what we say.

Product Knowledge And Savvy Salesmanship Not Enough When Selling Internationally; Overcoming Cultural Differences Is Essential

YoungUpstarts

By Martin Limbeck, “ NO is Short for Next Opportunity: How Top Sales Professionals Think “. Congratulations! They won’t. You Listen attentively.

Gamification And Fantasy Sports Help HP Boost Sales

YoungUpstarts

By Rick Hanson, VP Worldwide Sales and Field Operations, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Security. But at HP, that’s exactly what we need to do.

Episode 8: Profitable Business Growth With Kim Pollard

Mike Michalowicz

Kim Pollard launched Bookkeeper Girl with a laptop, a loyal client and a Vision to have her company known as America’s Bookkeeper. Our Guest.

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Super Bowl Ads Might Be Fun to Watch, But They Don't Drive Sales

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

While consumers might be more likely to engage with the ads, they''re unlikely to lead to higher sales.

10 Marketing Lessons for Early-Stage Tech Startups

Both Sides of the Table

Sales & Marketing Advice Startup Advice“ We need to learn from doing, by trial-and-error. You need some guidelines to make decisions.

10 Things Every Small Business Needs To Do

Up and Running

Should they listen to the Groupon or Comcast sales person trying to sell them on giving coupons to the masses or buying local TV ads? Call them.

The 4 Biggest Business Mistakes of All Time (and What You Can Learn From Them)

Up and Running

Gayle Warnock, got wind of the decision, he sent a one-line memo to project head Richard Krafve: “We have just lost 200,000 sales.”

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The Election Could Affect the Sale of Your Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Extending the capital gains tax rate would mean owners looking to sell their business will be able to keep more of the final sale price.

Welcome to Summoner’s Rift: Why a Free Start Can be Better for Business

Up and Running

The game is the king of online play in North America and Europe, logging more play hours than any other PC game. The live viewership of 8.2

“Faces Of Innovation” To Showcase Technological Innovators

YoungUpstarts

Others America broadband entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship innovation Internet United States But who are these people?

Why Publishers Will Tell You Anything But The Truth

YoungUpstarts

That’s because sales numbers are almost impossible to come by, and the numbers you can track down simply cannot be verified. By Michael Levin.

Episode 57: Marketing Buzz and Business Growth with Michael Shepherd

Mike Michalowicz

million sales mark in a town of 13,000 with an advertising budget of nearly zero. Also Available On. Show Summary. Our Guest  . Show Quotes .

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111 Great Last Minute Gift Ideas For Clients

Mike Michalowicz

Simple Truths is a great website that showcases creativity in leadership, sales, customer service, management as well as inspirational. Maine?

How To Prepare Your Business For Black Friday

YoungUpstarts

By Carla Freberg, Sales Manager – Vendor Services Group, Balboa Capital. Retailers can expect strong sales on Black Friday in 2014, too.

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Inside sales

Google Ventures

When is the right time to build an inside sales team? Jeanne DeWitt  is the head of Google Apps SMB Sales for North and Latin America. Jeanne’s Slides (portfolio only). How do you structure your team, and what tools do you need to help them succeed? What are the right metrics to use to know you’re on the right track?

Cubelets at CES 2013

Feld Thoughts

Modular Robotics , the makers of Cubelets , were at the Eureka Village (where Startup America was). It was mobbed. Related articles.