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+ How-To: New 'X Factors' in Buying and Selling
+ Slide Show: Four Roles a Successful Employee Should Fill
+ PRO: SmartTools—Fast Marketing Plan
+ Survey Says: Many Americans Working on Their Summer Vacations
+ Quick Take: Adjust Your Sales Approach for a Content-Drenched Market
+ My View: How to Share Campaign Success With Leadership
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How-To New 'X Factors' in Buying and Selling
By Ernest Falkner
Up until the mid '80s and early '90s, salespersons held most of the trump cards. To make decisions, buyers had to rely on the information that sellers brought to the table. But the buying/selling process has changed. Read More
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Slideshow Grinder, Minder, Binder, Finder: Four Roles a Successful Employee Should Fill [Slide Show]
By Christian Gulliksen
Getting your employees to produce exceptional work requires your telling them concretely what you expect from them. Here's how one employer paved the way to success for her staff using four simple words. Read More
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PRO SmartTools: Fast Marketing Plan
You know that to succeed, you need a plan. Create one easily with SmartTools: Fast Marketing Plan—the quick-and-easy online service with a step-by-step blueprint for creating a marketing plan. Read More
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Survey Says
Many Americans Working on Their Summer Vacations
Vacations may be a time to relax and unwind for some people, but among Americans vacationing this summer, nearly one-half (46%) say they plan to (or did) work on their vacation. Read More
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Quick Take
Three Ways to Adjust Your Sales Approach in a Content-Drenched Marketplace
We all know it: Content rules in today's digital marketplace. Prospects expect to find product information within seconds. That has changed the function of the salesperson dramatically. So, what's an old-style B2B salesperson to do? Read More
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My View How to Explain Results From the Internet
By Brian Whalley
The crux of a great online marketing campaign is being able to demonstrate its value and success. Here are two powerful methods to communicate value and benefit back up the chain to your organization and leadership. Read More
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By cathy 8/18/2011 at 10:42 AM
I'm looking to launch an AdWords campaign for a video production firm. From a CMO perspective, what keywords might be effective? Go To Question
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