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Building Successful (and Meaningful) Business-Relationships

Building business relationships is a key skill to have in your back pocket. Those who have mastered it build professional relationships, friendships, create opportunities, and establish trust and rapport. Though networking events are still great places to create solid business-relationships, the digital marketing age has dictated that we also establish relationships through our websites, social […]

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What Makes Good Training Part 2

To me, the answer to “what makes good training” is “whatever training achieves behavior changes that allow the desired results of the training to be met.”  (And, yes – it must be measureable!) Maybe I make things too simple. But at the risk of making things too complex, I think you need to use basic […]

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Creating an Adaptable Company Overview

Creating adaptable, and attention grabbing, company overviews can be a tricky task. You have to talk about yourself, your company, your goals, your experience, etc. etc., add graphics, match your color schemes, and make sure it all looks cohesive. You also have to ensure that it does not look like you put everything together at […]

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Taking the Market Analysis Social

Some sales and marketing strategies die off over time. Others stick around forever. Some are so unique that they can adapt to fit the modern sales training environment. That’s what we love about the ODRC Probing Model. Whether you use social selling as your main form of prospecting, or you are a cold-caller, there are […]

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Developing a Market Analysis

As you’ve probably noticed, we put a lot of emphasis on the analysis and planning steps when it comes to the sales process. The reason why, is that very few sales professionals take the time to develop an effective analysis prior to entering the field. This mistake leads to more objections, more stalls, and fewer […]

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Which Strategy is Right for Your Business?

Inbound or outbound marketing? Cold calling or social selling? Direct advertising or social media advertising? Direct mail or email? The list goes on… There are so many marketing and advertising agencies that swear by one strategy or another. Why do we have to choose only one? Honestly, we don’t. As a business owner, it is […]

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Entrepreneurs- Blaze Your Own Trail, and Plan for the Future

As an entrepreneur or business owner, you know that there are countless paths to take on your quest for success. Each time you approach a fork in the road you have a decision to make. Do I go right? Do I go left? Do I blaze my own trail? In today’s business terms, these decisions […]

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The Key Components to Successful Messaging

Messaging is a key component to developing, improving, promoting, and building a company. The messages you send to your customers, clients, prospects, and even your competition tell a lot about who you are and what you do. Your messaging is highly integrated in the design and language used in your website, and even the brochures […]

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Breaking Free from Typical Sales and Marketing Training

Some people dread training. For those who have had sales training, marketing training, or even new-job training before, you’ll know that typical talking-head videos, plain YouTube videos, and scheduled classroom sessions don’t always fill the need. Training is boring. Lackluster. It does not always engage the learner, test the learner’s abilities, or offer a truly […]

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The Small Scale Approach to Marketing

Marketing can be a confusing part of a small business to take control of. Too many small businesses get caught up in throwing more and more money at marketing and advertising. As they exhaust resources, businesses find that they must find an outside firm that fits their needs, but more importantly, their budget. Once control […]

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