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Charlotte Observer building's sale closing date extended

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — The closing date for the sale of The Charlotte Observer's uptown property to real estate company Lincoln Harris has been extended to May 2

How I Doubled My Sales in One Year

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Could you double your sales this year? Through organization and strategy, overhead is kept low and sales can continue to rise." Nonsense.

You Just Made the Sale, Now SHUT UP!

Taffy Williams

The point: Once you make the sale, close and SHUTUP. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur partnering Startup sales negotiatingPardon thelanguage, but the title says a lot. Itsometimes takes a very long time to convince a buyer to buy.

Develop better filters and your sales efforts will improve

Taffy Williams

Some sales calls must be cold calls and there is little way to change that. Sales drives earnings and earnings allow businesses grow.

Sales and Marketing Is Up to the Startup CEO

Taffy Williams

Entrepreneurs are not often equipped with the sales and marketing experience for products. Some professional marketing and sales trained individuals are entrepreneurs, but many of the startup CEOs do not have sales and marketing experience. Critical product sales and marketing staff are future hires to a startup CEO.

Charlotte Observer building's sale closing date extended

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The closing date for the sale of The Charlotte Observer's uptown property to real estate company Lincoln Harris has been extended to May 2

Startup Blog: Startup Basics Recap from Interview

Taffy Williams

In addition, a strong network will help in being introduced to funds line the IMAF-fund in Charlotte, NC and this is the case for many Venture funds.

Duke Energy: Milestone reached in sale process

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy said Monday that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission have granted early termination of the waiting period tied to the $2.8 billion sale of its non-re

5 Actions may enhance customer diversity or allow you to recover from a loss

Taffy Williams

One way to diversify is to assign or hire a business development or sales person to seek other clients in different sectors.

Selling and closing are essential to the success of business

Taffy Williams

Applying to heavy of a hand on either selling or closing may result in loss of the sale. Money: You got it and we want it!

Entrepreneurs must be excel at selling

Taffy Williams

The need to overcome the obstacles and close a sale is critical if a company wants to survive. This attraction of investors is no small task.

Federal agents look into sex trafficking at Charlotte hotel

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte motel has lost its franchise as federal agents look into allegations of sex trafficking and the sale of crack cocaine in its rooms

A Bridge Too Far

Taffy Williams

Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Developing a business is like fighting a battle.

Know the competition and key decision maker before your next pitch

Taffy Williams

Planning a business and developing a sales pitch for customers, partners, or investors is part of the startup effort.

It Is Not a Fit

Taffy Williams

Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur investor marketing Startup management salesWhat did that investor mean “ it is not a fit ?” Why did he not see how wonderful our companyis? Just a few questions you might haveafter hearing the famous words. Not afit!” 2. Not afit!” 3.

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Airlines push for N.C. sales tax break

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — State lawmakers are weighing a proposal from American Airlines and other carriers to exempt them from millions of dollars in sales taxes on fuel, a request that could affect Charlotte’s stat

Panthers suite items for sale to help Habitat For Humanity

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are cleaning house so that a low-income family will have a chance to live in a home of their own

Got a Great Pitch, GET IN LINE

Taffy Williams

ALL of the prospective investors,business partners, contractors, sales people, and service providers have theirown pitch. It is hard to be in sales orservice without having some story to present to clients and develop a skill ofclosing a transaction. entrepreneur partnering investor Startup management sales presentation

Shoppers gear up for final sales tax holiday

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — It wasn''t long ago that North Carolina residents hoping to strike it rich through a lottery would hop in their cars and drive to Virginia or South Carolina

6 Important needs for great networking

Taffy Williams

The first interaction is not a sales meeting where you download everything about you and learn nothing about them. The class size was around 30.

CEOs walk a fine line when using a positive spin

Taffy Williams

Check out the group Startup Group on Linkedin or his articles in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. told the CIA.

Isn't a 'Minimal Viable Product' Kinda Lame?

Launching Tech Ventures

Charlotte: I agree that any startup with a value proposition that hinges on aggregation faces a problem launching with a MVP.

A Sprinkling of Unvalidated Vision May Pay Long Term Dividends

Launching Tech Ventures

Charlotte: This is a great reminder that in the turbulent markets we study, product-market fit is a moving target. VCs: Angels or Demons?

6 Environmental factors that may affect your business

Taffy Williams

Reduction of your market size may limit your sales. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com.

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Are You Building Your Business With a Crock-pot or a Microwave?

Duct Tape Marketing

If you’ve been in business for about 10 years or more, think back – what was your sales cycle before the search engine ruled the world? 

6 Steps help entrepreneurs in an exceedingly tight spot

Taffy Williams

Things often look rosy after you see a way through the maze! It has been adopted by programs for drug and alcohol dependencies just to name a few.

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A Fast Fashion Revolution -- via Facebook

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Behind that little piece of paper on the door, it turns out, is a company that says it does more sales on Facebook than any other brand in the world.

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How Customer Photos Improve Mobile Shopping

Duct Tape Marketing

Kenneth Cole and Charlotte Russe place user-generated content on their mobile sites to enhance the customer shopping experience. behind desktop.

Red Ventures adding NC 500 jobs with new round of tax breaks

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — A South Carolina-based sales and marketing company is expanding its North Carolina presence by 500 jobs in the next five years, thanks in part to a nearly $3 million state tax break

4 Tips for better negotiations

Taffy Williams

For example, suppose you are selling something at a garage sale. Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com.

Investors may be attracted to a startup for one of these

Taffy Williams

Try to understand their goals because it may help you improve the sales pitch and get a better reception from the investor!

Repurpose a business or a product to create success

Taffy Williams

You may not even recognize that the sale took place, but you may recognize the name now owned by new owners. Have you ever heard of WD-40?

Organization and consideration help in the tough spots

Taffy Williams

Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. wonder where that Contract with Big Co is located?

Answer the Question

Taffy Williams

Typical conversations with friends, interactions with staff orsupervisors, sales & marketing, business partnering discussions, raisingcapital and most every other kind of interaction has a Q & Acomponent. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Listen to candidates indebates.

Be known for reliability and honesty

Taffy Williams

Sales representatives often attempt to make the product look more attractive by embellishing the stated benefits. What does that mean anyway?

Dilution concerns by founders and investors

Taffy Williams

They always believe the valuation will increase with development and sales of a product. In for a penny?” mail questions to twilli2861@aol.com.

A Diamond in the Rough: Reinventing a Sleepy Mortgage Company

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But Accurate also had a profit margin of about 10 percent, and the pair bet that sales growth could make up the shortfall. million.

Entrepreneurs experience piling on

Taffy Williams

Consumers will flock to the stores to purchase the product and the company books huge increases in the sales and earnings.

Highlights On The Business of Software (2012)

OnStartups

Day two wrapped up with another BoS conference regular, this time everyone’s favorite sales guy. The following is a guest post by Matthew Dean.

Leadership Lessons from the 3 Tenors

Taffy Williams

Then finding a way to achieve the harmony and quality allowing for optimal time to product launch and sales becomes a function of the team.