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How to Boost Profits Thrоugh Upscaling and Сrоѕѕ-Ѕеllіng

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

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Startups & Apps

Easily Create, Share, and Sell Content Online With Kajabi

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 5:50 pm

With the popularization of the Internet, anyone can enhance their knowledge and obtain content in a particular area through a good online course. The need to attend an educational institution and fulfill the traditional school routine is no longer than standard, as students can…


How An Ecommerce Widget Can Help With Reselling Business

By | Oct 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm

With the internet being more popular than ever, it is no surprise that many business models get translated into the online environment. A good example of this is reselling. As the name implies, it consists of selling something that was not made or designed by…


Wall Street Reacts to That Rumor Disney Might Buy Twitter

By | Sep 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Bloomberg is reporting on early rumors that Disney is in the very early stages of thinking about buying Twitter, which was previously reported to be looking to sell after failing to turn around its drooping profits in 2016. And Wall Street is going nuts…

Tips & How To’s

The 4 Principles of Startup Sales

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 9:50 am

Having a great service or product that people will love is only half of a winning startup. Getting the people to understand how great you are is the other. Here’s a look at the top principles behind all successful startup sales teams. And yes,…


5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Improve Sales

By | Jun 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm

It’s not easy to run a successful small business. Many small businesses already have a long list of challenges they need to overcome, and as technology rapidly advances, those challenges only seem to get more formidable by the day. To truly be successful, small…


The Power of Social Selling

By | May 19, 2016 at 7:06 pm

Social selling has been touted as the future of sales, but many forward-thinking businesses have already begun fully harnessing this approach. Ssocial selling is based around the concept of using social media to closely connect with current and prospective prospects. This can include everything…

Tips & How To’s

Why You Need to Tell Failure Stories

By | Jul 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm

When Airbnb got rejected by 7 investors, it was undoubtedly a big blow. But today – with over $2 billion in funding under their belt – that struggle has turned into an inspiring failure story (and a bit of sweet revenge). And according to…


How Can B2B Sales Teams Increase their Performance?

By | Mar 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm

The statistics say that sales teams are now using predictive analytics in order to increase their performance by 200 percent. It demonstrates that businesses are looking for absolutely any edge in order to achieve success. But there are many companies lagging behind in B2B…



Startups: You Need to Make Sales a Priority

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 11:00 am

I have spent the last 25+ years starting, running, mentoring, and investing in digital technology companies. Just the other day, an entrepreneur asked me a simple question: “What is the most costly mistake you see first time founders make?” It took me a minute…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Better Posture Will Boost your Mood and your Sales

By | Jun 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm

It’s 3 p.m. You are slumped down in your office chair clutching yet another cup of coffee. You stare at the list of leads you should be calling. At the moment though, your enthusiasm for your product (or service) is about equal to going…



Today: RideScout’s Virtual Town Hall on Growing, Selling a Startup

By | Sep 12, 2014 at 10:30 am

From launching its service in DC last November, to getting acquired by car2go earlier this month, RideScout has done tremendously well for itself in a fairly short time frame. The company announced yesterday that it plans to hold a virtual town hall today, which…


Why You Must Kill Your Elevator Pitch

By | Jun 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm

At some point, we have all encountered “the elevator pitch.” The elevator pitch is the dreaded 30-second- to 2-minute-long summation of whatever someone is selling. Creating and using an elevator pitch is still taught, and even celebrated, in universities around the country. (Champlain College…


Sell Before You Build to Get $1,000 in Recurring Revenue

By | Sep 30, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Many startups aim to be billion-dollar companies, yet they die away without having made a single dollar. Everyone’s so eager to be the next Apple, Google, or Facebook – companies that are worth billions and billions of dollars – that they forget to make…

Gear & Gadgets

How to Sell Old Devices

By | Sep 18, 2013 at 5:00 pm

In terms of new products released within any given year, the electronic gadgets market has a high turnover rate, with both newer and upgraded versions of phones, tablets, and computers coming out every few months. If and when you decide you want upgraded technology,…



New Location-Based Mobile Marketplace Grabio Entering a Very Crowded Field – Who Will Survive?

By | Jul 26, 2011 at 11:00 am

A new location-based marketplace for mobile devices is launching today.  Chicago-based Grabio is entering a very crowded arena, so it will be interesting to see who comes out on top.  We just covered Goshi and showcased them at Tech Cocktail Chicago last week, and…



New Mobile Marketplace from Makes Buying and Selling Easy

By | Jul 10, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Frustrated with the eBay/Craigslist buying and selling process?  NYC-based startup has developed a free location-based app to quickly connect buyers and sellers via a new mobile marketplace. Basically, they took the best features of Foursquare, Instagram, eBay, and Craigslist and threw them in…