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Every business person has to be savvy in sales and marketing. Check out AMA’s collection of sales tips, branding strategies, and marketing advice.

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6 Onboarding Tools for New B2B Company Sales Hires

By | Posted Jun 25, 2015

Bringing new people into your team can be a difficult task. You need to make sure that your new hires are equipped with the skills that success requires. Eliot Burdett explains six tools for sales hires in a B2B environment, and how they can provide your team with all they need to succeed.

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Marketing as Network Neuroeconomics

By | Posted Jun 11, 2015

Want to take your marketing efforts to the next level? Peter Hinssen, author of “The Network Always Wins”, explains the importance of having a personalized approach in dealing with customers. See how you can use network neuroeconomics to better treat customers as individuals, rather than through demographics.

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Focus on Customer Loyalty: An Interview with Noah Fleming

By | Posted Jun 9, 2015

Are you focusing on the right customer base? Many companies focus on accumulating the largest customer base possible, but is this the best strategy? AMA sat down with author Noah Fleming to discuss the best practices for gaining and keeping customers.

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Marketing to Networks of Intelligence

By | Posted Jun 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Are you up to speed on how new consumers are interacting with technology during the purchase process? In today’s fast-paced world, marketers face a new reality when dealing with potential customers. Peter Hinssen explains how the networks of intelligence work, and what you need to do to take advantage of them.

9 sales tactics to avoid

9 Things You Should Never Do When Trying to Make a Sale: AMA Research

By | Posted May 19, 2015

Are you turning your potential customers off when trying to make a sale?

rejection makes you successful

Five Reasons Why Rejection Will Make You Successful

By | Posted Apr 20, 2015

Nobody likes rejection. But if you can learn to embrace it, you’ll have the fortitude to keep going until you finally get to “yes.” Inspirational author Robert D. Smith shares the business lessons he learned 40 years ago that became the foundation of his success, and how they can help you.

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Why Getting the Right Salespeople on the Bus Is Crucial

By | Posted Apr 14, 2015

Is your sales team getting the job done? Achieving peak sales success is a function of having a great product and a great team of people to sell it. Eliot Burdett offers five techniques to help make sure you have the right sales people on your team, and why that is so important.

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The 5 Most Common Negotiation Tactics and How to Counter Them: AMA Research

By | Posted Apr 6, 2015

Don’t be fooled by common negotiation tactics. AMA recently conducted a poll to find out the most common negotiation tactics, and with over 200 responses the final results are in. See how you can protect yourself from the most common tactics and gain a more favorable outcome in your next deal.

social media helping or hurting

Is Social Media Helping or Hurting Your Company?

By | Posted Mar 25, 2015

Social media can be a great tool, but are you using it correctly? The many social media networks that now exist allow you to share information and content like never before. See what author Linda Popky has to say about whether your social media use is helping or hurting your business.

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How to Use Voicemail to Increase Lead Generation

By | Posted Mar 16, 2015

How can you turn prospects into leads? If your sales calls are being ignored, you can still reach customers by better utilizing voicemail. Frank Paterno offers his advice on how to use voicemail to follow up with prospects so you can turn those calls into positive lead generation results.

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