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  • The Sales Challenge

    Bill Farquharson

    List Maker. List Maker. Make Me a List

    By Bill Farquharson | September 30, 2014

    What’s the secret to time management? Simple. It's preparation. By knowing what needs to get done and in what order, you can be prioritized and prepared. All of this starts with a list. Actually, it takes more than that. Read all about it in this week’s blog by Bill Farquharson.

  • Success.In.Print

    Kelly Mallozzi

    Please Join Me (Down in the DUMPS)

    By Kelly Mallozzi | September 18, 2014

    Friends, if you are not in the mood for a maudlin, whiny post from me, please move on to someone cheery like Bill Farquharson or maybe some more cute kitten videos on YouTube. Because I am feeling down. Like, no business, no clients, no printlove, no deals.

  • Perception IS Reality

    Ryan Sauers

    Sales Call: Did You Ask Why?

    By Ryan Sauers | September 16, 2014

    This week, I am giving you some tangible questions to ask on a sales call. These are only some of the many questions I like salespeople to ask or be thinking of on a sales call. Work on asking these questions and watch how much more you learn.

  • SpeakingDIRECT

    Leading Direct Marketing with Proprietary Intelligence

    September 26, 2014

    We’re no strangers to blazing our own trail in the direct marketing industry. Whether it’s leading the industry in the adoption of continuous inkjet digital print technology or pioneering commingling nearly 20 years ago, we take […]

  • Dreaming in CMYK

    The Year’s Winding Down – Time to Think Calendars!

    September 30, 2014

    Can you believe it Dreamers? We are already on the verge of October! One of our favorite projects here at Metropolitan is our annual wall calendar…

  • DME Marketing Blog

    The Crisis Marketing Challenge of #Bendgate

    September 25, 2014

    Earlier this month, Apple announced the arrival of their newest, and highly anticipated, bouncing baby phone… And at that twins! All hail the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Sales quickly skyrocketed and preorders surpassed any other Apple product, a record held previously by the iPhone 5 line of phones (5, 5c and 5s). This […] The post The Crisis Marketing Challenge of #Bendgate appeared first on DME Delivers. DME Delivers - a Direct Marketing Agency

  • Walsworth's Insights on Print, Digital Publishing and Content Marketing

    Using LinkedIn to Grow Membership – A Success Story

    September 29, 2014

    If you are like our many association customers, you are always on the lookout for ways to grow your membership. Perhaps you have distributed complimentary copies of your association magazine to a targeted list of prospective members. Or, with recent advances in mobile publication apps, such as Walsworth Apps, perhaps you have sent marketing emails to your targeted list in order to offer a complimentary download of one of your interactive digital issues. Both of these methods can garner new members who see the value of your association and the information and services you provide. But, I ... Read more The post

  • printing.evolved.

    Which Social Media Site is Best for YOUR Business?

    March 11, 2014

    Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pintrest, Google+, Instagram and many many more. You have heard of all of them but how can they increase sales for your business? Well the answer is not so clean-cut, it depends on each individual business and the services and/or products you sell. Whether it’s only one social media site or all […] The post Which Social Media Site is Best for YOUR Business? appeared first on Printing. Evolved..

  • Press Perspectives

    Ten Paradoxical Traits of the Creative Mind

    September 12, 2014

    Creativity: In any career, it can mean the difference between adequate and stellar. On a team, it often is the spark for truly game changing paradigm shifts. Yet what is… read more →

  • Paul Castain's Sales Playbook

    How To Piss Off Prospects When They Were Wrong And You Were “Right”

    September 29, 2014

    I learned an important lesson in the last two weeks that almost cost me north of $15,000! I pissed off approximately 30 people and my thinking was “I was right and they were wrong” Yep, pretty dumb on my part,but please read on! For over two months I promoted the heck out of a new online course [...]

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