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Weekly Roundup: Go Fourth with Knowledge
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Weekly Roundup: Go Fourth with Knowledge

- MOTIVATION - "Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better." -Albert Camus - AROUND THE WEB - << If you only read one thing >> 7 Enduring Trends Defining the Future of Sales–LinkedIn Sales organizations adapted quickly to the new reality brought by COVID-19. LinkedIn research showed that salespeople, suddenly working remotely, embraced virtual selling almost immediately: 77% of salespeople said they were holding more video meetings 57% said they were making more phone calls 51% said they were sending more emails With conferences and other opportunities for face-to-face meetings sidelined in the current environment, LinkedIn’s new State of Sales Report 2020 found that COVID-19 is having more than a short-term impact. Our research indicates that seven long-term sales tre...
Trust-Building Questions to Ask in the Workplace
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Trust-Building Questions to Ask in the Workplace

Have you ever participated in a trust building exercise?  They have been the craze for years.  There have been a few fun ones, like Escape Rooms, but there have also been a few you wish to forget, like “trust fall.” Seriously, who enjoys blindly falling backwards hoping someone will catch us?!    Team building exercises are a great way to form relationships and build reciprocity. But developing trust takes time—much longer than one afternoon—and activities alone are not how a foundation of trust is established. Building an effective team starts by asking thoughtful questions. Those questions spark conversation, providing team members an opportunity to share bits of information about themselves, and over time, leading to more trust and engagement—improving team productivity along the way. ...
Statistics That Will Help Convert Sales Leads Quickly
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Statistics That Will Help Convert Sales Leads Quickly

How fast does your team move when a lead comes in? A lead response study of 2,241 US companies showed that the average first response time of B2B companies to their leads was 42 hours. A quality lead degrades over time. Every aspect, from the channel you select to the amount of time you take to respond, impacts your prospect’s decision. Whether you conduct your sales outreach by phone, email, or social media, timing is crucial — and here’s the data to back it up. (more…)
Weekly Roundup: COVID-19 Impact on Q2 and How to Move Forward
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Weekly Roundup: COVID-19 Impact on Q2 and How to Move Forward

- MOTIVATION - "A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn." -Helen Keller - AROUND THE WEB - << If you only read one thing >> How COVID-19 Impacted Businesses in Q2–HubSpot Since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic on March 11, businesses have had to reckon with its economic impact for over a full quarter. Now that businesses have closed the books on Q2, HubSpot took a step back and assessed where their customers are, four months later. How does the state of business compare today to where it was in March? How have teams changed their behavior to adapt to the new economic climate? What's worked, and what hasn't? And what changes are here to stay?>>>READ MORE Connecting With Your Customers in T...
Building A Website From Scratch: 5 Key Elements To Consider
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Building A Website From Scratch: 5 Key Elements To Consider

Long gone are the days when building a website required extensive knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, Java, and more. In today’s world, a beginner business, artist, entrepreneur, or freelancer can enjoy the benefits of a beautiful and reputable website without stressing too much with hiring professional programmers and designers. It doesn’t mean, however, that you should not dedicate a significant amount of time, patience, effort, and money to building a pro website that serves your purpose and is scalable enough to help grow your business. So let’s see what you need to know and do! 1. Pick the Right Website Builder Website builders make website development a breeze if you know their strengths, limitations, and opportunities. Some are better to create stellar designs; others make reliable e-com...
3 Ways To Lower Costs For Small Businesses
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3 Ways To Lower Costs For Small Businesses

Having your own business is a goal many try for, but it takes a lot of work to get it off the ground and maintain it, now you can take advantage of 3 ways to lower costs for small businesses to improve your financial outlook. photo credit: PixabayAutomate more processes Using technological tools to reduce spending is one of the best options for smaller businesses to save money. Why? You don’t have to hire as many workers; Reduces probability of errors; Less risk of work-related liabilities; Longer working hours. When you introduce technology into your process you can lower several costs at once, not only with machinery taking over parts of production but in other ways as well. If you add advanced software that helps you with batch inventory management faster, more organized, you will wast...
How A/B and multivariate testing can skyrocket your social media conversions
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How A/B and multivariate testing can skyrocket your social media conversions

30-second summary: Less than a quarter of marketers are satisfied with the conversion rates they achieve today. A/B and multivariate testing help to put your website’s variables to work, with various text boxes, images, and call-to-actions capable of being tested among different audiences simultaneously. Where A/B testing can perform trials of two ideologies, multivariate testing can display a wide range of varied elements to show users exponents are preferred by audiences. Multivariate testing can help to optimize web pages based on the traffic arriving from different social networks. Regardless of whether you’re aiming to foster more leads, email signups or purchases, there are few more effective ways to create more ...
How to get more leads on Instagram: 10 Highly effective tactics
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How to get more leads on Instagram: 10 Highly effective tactics

30-second summary: Research reveals that more than two-thirds of the world’s Instagram accounts follow at least one active company or business venture. This makes it essential for digital marketers to establish their brands’ online presence and successfully source more leads. Bhavik Soni shares the top 10 media tactics to generate more leads on Instagram which can help accelerate your sales in no time. In recent years, Instagram has quickly become a platform that creates and garners social media leads. Research reveals that more than two-thirds of the world’s Instagram accounts follow at least one active company or business venture. Thus, managers involved in promotional content would find it beneficial to use Instagram’...
ClickFunnels Vs. Website: Why Traditional Websites Are Dying
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ClickFunnels Vs. Website: Why Traditional Websites Are Dying

The internet is home to 1.5 billion websites. And only a tiny fraction of those websites are getting consistent traffic. Here’s what you can do about it. In this web-driven world, everyone knows you need a website for your business.  But if you’ve ever tried to build a website, you’ve likely been intimidated by the number of steps it takes to create a basic website the traditional way. Not only that… But if you’ve launched a website before, then you also know how lackluster the results can be.  You spend hours (Days? Weeks? Months?) building your website and it repays you with inconsistent traffic, low-quality leads, and, well… at least it’s pretty.  Nahh — you need results.  The days of having a website for the sake of having a website are over.  It’s time to move on.  It’s time for some...
How To Build a Sales Funnel For Your Real Estate Business
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How To Build a Sales Funnel For Your Real Estate Business

Sales funnels aren’t just for ecommerce businesses… how can you use high-converting sales funnels for your real estate business? Find out here! Whether you’re a real estate agent or investor, your business depends upon a few things.  First, people in your market have to know that your business exists. If they don’t know about your business, then you’re not going to make any money… plain and simple.  Second — and just as important — you’ve got generate leads for your business. That is, you’ve got to find motivated sellers or high-quality buyers.  And finally, you’ve got to turn those leads into deals and transactions.  If any three of those pieces are missing, your business is going to struggle.  In this article, we’re going to show you how to use sales funnels to drive traffic (step one) ...