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Donnie Bryant: Secret Ingredient You Need Before Closing Any Sale

Donnie Bryant: Secret Ingredient You Need Before Closing Any Sale

When you’re studying salesmanship, marketing or copywriting, what is the one element that always gets mentioned? Here’s a hint. You are trained to believe that you can’t close a sale…

Donnie Bryant: When Your Business Isn’t An Option

Donnie Bryant: When Your Business Isn’t An Option

Have your sales been up, down or steady over the past 24 months? Hopefully they’re up. If your revenue isn’t trending upward, are you blaming the crummy economy? I’ve got…

Joe Polish: Why People Don’t Buy From You

Joe Polish: Why People Don’t Buy From You

Do you ever sit and scratch your head and wonder why your last ad didn’t work? Well if you haven’t tried direct response marketing techniques yet, then 99% of your…

Joe Polish: Is Selling Evil?

Joe Polish: Is Selling Evil?

Mention “selling” to some people, and it automatically conjures up a guy in a cheap suit trying to pressure them into buying something they clearly don’t want. Selling is greedy……

JetBlue Wakes Up – How About You?

JetBlue Wakes Up – How About You?

Discount airline JetBlue has finally realized how much money they’ve been leaving on the table. You’re familiar with their overall business strategy, right? Despite having low fares, their passengers have…

Mara Glazer: A LOW-RISK Strategy To Get More E-mail Opt-ins

Mara Glazer: A LOW-RISK Strategy To Get More E-mail Opt-ins

Getting another bizz owner with a big list to mail for you as an affiliate can be tricky, especially if nobody knows who you are.  That’s why it’s no surprise…

Devastating Loss

Devastating Loss

Over the past few days, it’s been almost impossible to ignore the near-constant shocking images in the news of the destruction and despair caused by a massive tornado that destroyed…

A Shark, A Tiger and a Birdie – Oh My!

A Shark, A Tiger and a Birdie – Oh My!

I had dozens of different jobs as a kid, as I detailed in this blog post, including the summer I spent as a 16-year old caddying at a golf course…

What NOT To Look For

What NOT To Look For

The United States has had a “job crisis” for several years, with millions of ready, willing and possibly-able workers frustrated and disappointed in their quest to find gainful employment. The…

How To Get An Un-Fair Advantage

How To Get An Un-Fair Advantage

It’s often said, “There are only two seasons in Chicago: Winter and Construction.” But there’s another phenomenon that occurs every year when the warm weather rolls around: There are plenty…