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  • The Sales Challenge

    Bill Farquharson

    What Dogs Can Teach Us About Sales

    | April 16, 2014

    The model sales rep might be at your feet already. Dogs are born salespeople and we can learn a lot from watching their approach. That’s the subject of this week’s blog from Bill Farquharson.

  • Success.In.Print

    Kelly Mallozzi

    5 Things to Say to a Printer if You Want to Get Your A$$ Kicked

    By Kelly Mallozzi | March 26, 2014

    What are some of the things that you should not say to a printer? This week, Kelly Mallozzi shares some of her five golden rules.

  • Perception IS Reality

    Ryan Sauers

    Time Out: Take a Breath

    By Ryan Sauers | April 15, 2014

    We finished last week’s blog post with STOP. So, I figured it would be good to reflect on this “thing” we call TIME. Time management is the greatest struggle many of us have. Are you satisfied with the things you are focused on or are you spending most of your time in crisis mode: slammed, buried, in the weeds, drowning, etc.?

  • SpeakingDIRECT

    Pump Up the Volume: Hottest Direct Mail Verticals

    April 18, 2014

    Now that spring has officially arrived there is a sense of energy in the air. Birds are chirping, kids are playing outside and the mercury is slowing rising. But the weather isn’t the only thing warming […]

  • Dreaming in CMYK

    USPS’ 2nd Try with Same Day Delivery

    April 17, 2014

    In late 2012, the United States Postal Service announced their newly formed partnership with 1-800-FLOWERS.com to beta test same day delivery in San Fransisco, California. Unfortunately,…

  • DME Marketing Blog

    How to Craft a Successful Sales Pitch

    April 17, 2014

    The term “Sales Pitch” can have a pretty bad connotation nowadays. Everyone remembers receiving, at minimum, one terrible pitch in their lifetime. It was most likely pushy, high-pressure and quite possibly a monologue. But this does not have to be the case! As humans we are constantly pitching to others; it’s our basic nature. We […] The post How to Craft a Successful Sales Pitch appeared first on DME Delivers. DME Delivers - a Direct Marketing Agency

  • 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

    Tangible Is Cool Again

    April 18, 2014

    Remember ticket stubs and liner notes? In the days before Ticketmaster went digital, you’d buy a ticket for a show and then treasure that torn stub for years, tucking it into a box on your dresser or tacking it to the bulletin board. Buying music...

  • Paul Castain's Sales Playbook

    Want More Appointments? Look To Your Network!

    April 18, 2014

    Yesterday, I offered a free 17 page report on how you can generate more appointments. Needless to say my site experienced mucho downloads but then my psychic abilities kicked in! I have this feeling that some of you had intentions of downloading it and then another bright shiny object caught your attention. Some of you tried to download [...]

  • Margie's Buyer Insights

    Margie Dana

    Are Your Website and Your Social Media Efforts in Sync?

    By Margie Dana | July 03, 2013

    When I follow a printer on Twitter or Facebook, and then click through to his or her company URL, I fully expect to see a site that resembles the Twitter and Facebook page in the look and feel. I also expect to find the SM sharing buttons in an easy-to-spot location on the home page (and every page).

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