The power of our habits
In his book, the American journalist Charles Duhigg comprehensively explores the topic of habits. His book is good for this diverse approach-habits are considered not only from the point of…

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Features of turbo pages
At the end of last year, a new phenomenon appeared in Yandex − turbo pages. All users of the search engine, without exception, have access to this functionality. In fact,…

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The placebo effect in business: how to use and avoid getting caught
Placebo-suggestion based on experience and imagination-works well in business. If the problem is not solved by conventional methods, only the "magic pill"can help. In evidence-based medicine, the placebo effect is…

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That awkward moment

The negotiations — a delicate thing. Sometimes the sales Manager feels that he did everything right, but the deal still didn’t happen. Does this mean that he was actually wrong? Perhaps not. But it is likely that he, without realizing it, caused rejection in a potential client.

Jeffrey James, author of the Sales Source blog, shared a list of such actions. Everyone who needs to convince someone of something or sell something from time to time should get acquainted with it. Read it, and if you notice something like this, stop immediately:

1. Speak to the client’s teeth (instead of talking to him). Continue reading

Small companies make mistakes when copying the strategy of large corporations

Allan DIB, author of the book “one-page Marketing plan: get new customers, earn more money, get out of the crowd”, says that a well-thought-out marketing plan will help build a successful business.

In his opinion, most small companies make a mistake when they rely on the strategies of large corporations. Their budgets and tasks are not the same as those of small businesses.

To please the investor, to ensure that the brand name is recognized by a wide range of consumers — all this is not necessary for managers of small companies.

According to Allan DIB, all marketing work to find, attract and retain new customers can be divided into three phases: “Before”, “during” and “After”. What are they and what should be done? Continue reading

How to increase sales before the New year

Megaplan experts tell us about five ways to stand out from the competition and attract more customers on the eve of the holiday.
1. Launch the new year’s tariff or the “Gift when you buy” promotion…»
Whatever your company does, you can always create a favorable tariff and come up with a non-banal gift for regular customers.

Gift to the main product. If your company is engaged in installation of Windows, can give a vivid garland, if you sell doors and Christmas wreaths. The main thing is that the gift fits the meaning. For example, for the purchase of a down jacket, it is more appropriate to offer a stylized scarf/hat than a kilogram of tangerines. Continue reading

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