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Freebie Friday #9 (Using High Value Samples To Push Sales Higher)

Freebie Friday continues! If you missed the last few weeks’ editions, then check them out here: Getting Great Testimonials Training People To Be Trained By You Clear, Not Clever Titling Using Transitions To Boost Sales Page Conversion Increasing Click Through Rate On Launch Emails Hand Upsells That Can Boost Your Numbers Advanced Tips for Getting Endorsements […]

5 Resolutions You Should Immediately Break

These common resolutions aren't motivating. Here are some replacements that will truly improve your life.

Single Serve Wine Company Makes Shark Tank History

Zipz, a single serve wine company, made Shark Tank history last week by closing the biggest deal in the show’s history. The company makes a wine-by-the-glass product that is covered in a protective wrapping to increase its shelf life. Zips came to Shark Tank seeking $2.5 million for 10 percent of the company, which it...

Google's Eric Schmidt to Consumers: We Don't Want Us to Get Hacked Either

The executive chairman says you should take heart in knowing that companies are under major pressure to protect your data.

Use Your Extra Cash to Keep Your Employees Happy

If you want to attract and keep great employees, it's the smartest thing to do with your surplus capital.

5 Leadership Lessons From the Cuba Negotiations

What leaders can learn from President Obama about successful backstage engagement

Finding Inspiration in Shark Tanks and Bee Hives

A growing number of companies are turning to Mother Nature--or biomimicry--as a source of innovation.

Three Ways to Un-learn Your Worst Social Media Habits

Building a world-class social media presence isn't just about adding new tactics. It's also about unlearning your worst habits. Here's how to break them once and for all.

11 Great Questions to Ask Your Employees

Being a founder or CEO requires a lot of time, and you often can’t chat with your employees as much as you’d like to. So how do you know if they’re happy and doing the best work they can? To find out some direct, easy ways to learn this important information, we asked 11 founders the following...

Commercial Capital Training Group

When the economy is down, businesses need money. When the economy is up, they still need it. How can you profit from this constant demand?

5 New Year's Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

It's a time when people the world over are making resolutions to improve in the new year. Why should your business be any different?

How Franchise Businesses Help Deliver Holiday Happiness This Season

(Sponsored Post) The holiday season is an exciting time for households and businesses across the country. As friends and families gear up for seasonal gifting, decorating, entertaining and more – franchises and local businesses throughout...Show More Summary

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer

Sometimes it makes sense to merge with your competition. Yael Cohen Braun and Julie Greenbaum didn't always think so, but they do now.

Crime meets its match on Tinder thanks to this startup's clever detective work

M ove aside Reddit. Tinder could be the new go-to for crowdsourced investigations. Business Insider reports that San Francisco startup BuildZoom, which connects contractors and homeowners, used the dating app to identify a woman itsShow More Summary

Darth Vader is Your Prospect: How to Sell to Forceful People

The practice of identifying personality styles has been around for centuries. Today, it is still highly effective to recognize your customers' different styles and modify your style to improve the sales call dynamic.

Freescale Wireless Charging Introduced for Tablets, Laptops

The fastest wireless battery charging solution available to consumers could be just a few months away — even closer. For a lot of smartphone, tablet and even laptop users, that could mean the end of USB and other power cords winding their way across your office and desk. And it could also mean more mobility...

'We certainly made a lot of money,' says VC who backed OnDeck Capital

I n 2007, capital seemed to be flowing pretty freely around the economy and, to a casual observer, there didn't seem to be much room for a tech firm to disrupt lending. But that's when Manhattan-based RRE Ventures saw something promising...Show More Summary

Mark Cuban's rules for communicating: Let it disappear

M ark Cuban's not angry that emails about his contract negotiations over his role on ABC's Shark Tank got leaked as part of the massive Sony email hack. It actually sounds like it helps him prove a point: traditional email is a lousy...Show More Summary

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