Assertive Questions to Ask on Sales Appointments

It can be very easy for would-be prospects to get so trapped in everyday living and commitments that they often miss the main issue affecting their business, constantly pushing out important current concerns for the pressing issue of the day.

However, days can quickly slip away to become weeks, or even months. In the mean time, the prospect’s obstacles continue to be unresolved and buried behind tasks at hand, and suppressing future growth.  Whether setting appointments or meeting clients face-to-face, ask assertive questions, highlight your buyers problems, and generate an impression of seriousness that can compel him to pull back and contemplate the big picture.

Which Business Model Is Right For Me?

Dozens of business models are available for anyone interested in becoming a business owner. The right one for you depends on several factors including financing, expertise and your goals.

In this article we will touch on three business models. They are franchises, independent businesses and internet marketing.

4 Mobile Security Tips for SMB Employees

As of 2009, there are 27.5 million small to medium sized businesses in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It’s safe to assume that number accounts for millions of employees who all have mobile phones.

According recent reports, more smartphones are sold today than PCs and more than 400 smartphones will be sold around the world by the end of this year alone. Mobile phone use is on the rise and as a result, so is mobile malware. In fact, other reports found that mobile malware threats increased by 46% last year with the  Android being the number one target of mobile hackers. The global security market is growing so fast, it’s predicted to reach $14.4 billion by 2017.

How to Break into the Fastest-Growing Industries of 2011

The economy has not treated most of us well for the past few years.

Because of the debt we have accumulated over the past ten years with foreign financed wars, young people are less optimistic than many of the generations before. There is still some glimmer of hope for the future of our economy.

Improve the Health of Your Company with Right Healthcare Choices

With many small business owners struggling just to keep their businesses afloat, rising healthcare costs for their employees is just one more burden to deal with.

For those who are not aware, health care is the second greatest cost for a small business owner following payroll, hence it proves a major expense issue to deal with.

What You Need to Know Before Opening a Restaurant

Modern cooking styles were developed and simplified from the days of the great chefs Georges-Auguste Escoffier (1847-1935), and Marie-Antoine Careme (1784-1833) with the advancement of equipment and available food products. That being said, technological expansion plays only a small part in cooking evolution, as modern-day chefs continue to experiment and analyze new foods and unique flavour combinations.

Childcare Training- How And Why Start A Childcare Business

In first world countries like the United States, it is common to see children which are left under the supervision of a childcare training expert, because both parents are usually at work during the day. This is the reason why there is also a rise of those individuals who wants to start their own childcare business. However, let's know the details first of how and why a childcare business is best for you.

Word of Mouth Marketing – A Customer to Customer Marketing

Word of Mouth Marketing - a century old term used to lure customers, when no digital media word even exists in the dictionary. The most trusted form of marketing I believe is to market the brand through the customer.

Answer one simple question "If you want to buy a palm top; from where will you refer, the advertisements or attracted features on the web or a suggestion from a friend."

7 Best Practices For Writing A Marketing Plan

"The purpose of writing a marketing plan is to present an overall marketing objective and in depth strategies for achieving the underlined goals."
Outline Development of Your Marketing Plan

Following are the general elements that constitute a basic plan:

Sewing As A Home Business

Sewing as a home business can be one of the easiest and most rewarding businesses there is to establish and operate. Since everyone wears clothes, there will be a limitless built-in source of income in any community, whether it be rural or metropolitan. There is also and will continue to be an expanding need for sewing-related services such as home dec, crafts, accessories, quilting, and many, many more.

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