Nan and Erik were asked to speak about Twitter to the 210 business owners at Fortune Small Business Sales and Marketing Summit. We helped many of these attendees to get their names and company names taken for Twitter. We quickly realized that most of these companies have marketing firms/departments, ad agencies or PR firms, so why on earth […]
We’re in Day 2 of Fortune Small Business’ Sales and Marketing Summit in New Orleans. We heard from Victor Cheng this morning, who gave great clarity to recession proof business. Companies like FedEx, UPS, Price Mart and Coors were all founded during a recession. They succeeded (to say the least) because they solved a problem […]
The Salesby5 team is in New Orleans at the Fortune Small Business Marketing and Sales Summit today and tomorrow. Approximately 210 CEOs and business owners are here, and it seems that only around 15% percent of them use Twitter. Most of them have heard of Twitter, but few are actually on and even fewer understand […]
The newest issue of Fortune Small Business Magazine interviewed Tom Peters. “The 4 most important words a manager or a leader can say: What do you think?” It is easy to get bogged down in what you think, but developing teams is not about you, it’s about what you do together.
Attending the Gazelles/Fortune Small Business Growth conferences for the past 4 years, I have noticed that the recent MBA’s there are always upset that they hadn’t already learned all of this content during their education. For example, even Jim Collins’ Good to Great was missing from their required and suggested reading lists. In working at […]
If you want sales by 5pm every day, you need a pipeline full of prospects. The correct number for this is 15 warm ideas/leads/clients/prospects. If you have more, great, but make sure they are truly warm. What you do with your prospects is key! Are you finding clients for your prospects? Are you saving them […]
Jack Daly rocked the house yesterday in Orlando at the Fortune Small Business Sales and Marketing Growth Summit. One of the great points was that it’s the culture that matters. As he stated, Microsoft has great benefits and great pay. They have a market share the is enviable. Guess what? People are leaving to Google. […]
Four of the SalesBy5 team have been at the Fortune Small Business Sales & Marketing Summit. We have worked with Bob Bloom, Neil Rackham, Jim Gilmore and today, Jack Daly. The gift bags for all 350+ attendees had the SalesBy5 barf bags as part of their package. The interesting take away from Neil Rackham was […]