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How To Actually Generate Customers On Professional Networks: Part 1

Asked by Julbert Abraham from AGM - LinkedIn Marketing & LinkedIn Training

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If you're wondering if you can get clients from a professional network such as LinkedIn or Alignable (or any... Read Full Answer

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10 Actually Actionable Benefits Of List Building

Asked by Juan Manuel Colome from Top Response Marketing

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What is List Building all about?

List building refers to a continuous process of adding new and updated subscribers to your list.... Read Full Answer

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Celebrating Small And Locally-owned Businesses With Bill Brunelle of Independent We Stand

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Don't Be the Rodney Dangerfield of the Boardroom. 4 Key Behaviors for Improving your "Executive Presence" We have all been there, whether it's a meeting in the conference room of some major... (more)

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So, what are power partners? Power partners are those with whom you collaborate with to help each other expand your network of referrals. Here are 10 tips for developing Power Partners: #1 Start... (more)

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David Macauley from Better Grades Now Tutoring Services
0 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2017

interesting article. I am just about a week with Alignable and I am beginning to gain exposure of my In- Home Tutoring Business. I would like non profits and educational ... (more)

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While Summer is a great time for sitting on the beach, lounging by the pool, being active outside, and entertaining with backyard BBQ's , summer is also the perfect season for an activity you... (more)

Posted by Chuck Heinz

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If you're going to open a small business, it's all about location location location!" That is what you would have heard if you were to talk to most business owners in the early part of the 20th... (more)

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Chris Sator from Thinkwise Solutions Ltd.
0 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Thursday, July 6, 2017

Enjoyed the read -- in the internet age, so much more can be done remotely than ever before across many industries - in fact if some one's business isn't taking advantage ... (more)

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Everyone wants to make connections when in a networking situation, but it can be daunting to go into a room and try to connect with people. Luckily, there are some tactics you can use to leave a... (more)

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David J Dunworth International Best Selling Author from Marketing Partners
50 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017

I congratulate you on hitting all of the points to consider. One point I would add is to NOT try to run around collecting business cards in the hopes of striking up a relationship ... (more)

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When i get a review, i always thank them no matter what compliment or criticism. But I am getting annoyed with start reviews with 0 stars but a nice written review. or they had one small complaint.... (more)

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what has helped your SEO rating... blogging or vidoes? Thanks :) (more)

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SERIOUS HIRING QUESTION My main objective is to find people who are competent enough to think for themselves, able figure it out, are passionate, and can choose to think themselves into doing... (more)

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I've been in sales for just under a decade now, and I still can't come to a conclusion on this point. Do sales slump in the Summer months due to C-level DM's "checking out"? I've worked across a... (more)

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Maury Kosh from The Performanced Based Marketing Group
21 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

I spent a good portion of my life doing sales.. Hard truth Sales people make horrible prospectors.

As soon as they get on in the chamber all prospecting is forgotten. Without a full ... (more)

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I have read multiple articles on holding a job (career) lately, and the average number of jobs a person holds varies from 4-7 in their lifetime. If someone worked between the ages of 25-60... (more)

Data & Insights

Asked by Chris Richardson

Are there specific phrases, words or questions addressed in a referral that install confidence in their review? (more)

Asked by Shawn Baker

When I started my company there was no market for what we do. We have slowly began to change that. I am looking for ideas on getting the word out that we exist. And on virtually no budget. (more)

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Mark Mehling ( from Take Control Marketing
69 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, July 21, 2017

Hi Shawn,

You have more time than money. So the key is to learn to do some things yourself. I would suggest you learn how to get PR or public relations for your business. I believe ... (more)

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*This is a market research question, not a sales solicitation (more)

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Josh McCall from Walker Pest Management
4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, July 10, 2017

We have seen wonderful response to using Facebook. Although we use it more for brand awareness. Depending on what you are marketing you may get immediate leads. For us ... (more)

Asked by Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee

I have a restaurant in Los Angeles ( and want to bottle and sell our sauce(s). Does anyone know regulations for doing that? Do we need to use a co-packer or can we just bottle... (more)

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Michael Gandy from GRW Consulting, LLC
18 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, June 22, 2017

Well, you can't just start bottling it and selling it. There are local and federal regulations that you need to abide by.

There are bottling manufacturers that can do it all for you, but you ... (more)

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It looks like Snapchat wants to increase the amount of small businesses who use it as a marketing tool. Today, Snapchat announced that businesses will be able to buy ads at any price. They will... (more)