“No legs - no cartoons”, or How a business refuses to serve 40 million potential customers
Emma Kairova describes the issue of the low level of business attention - small and large - to the problem of access for people with limited mobility to the entire…

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Customers make calls but don’t buy: what to do?
Often, in pursuit of compliance with stringent corporate standards, we switch to the language of formal and template expressions. This is correct from the point of view of corporate culture,…

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How does the tax office know that you rent an apartment and don’t pay taxes
Real estate expert Oleg Tsarev talks about how government agencies get information on renting housing and not paying mandatory income taxes It's no secret that 70% of apartments on the…

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10 signs of a speaker-sloth: how to understand that someone was not preparing for a speech

Anna Zagumennaya, event director of the PR Partner agency, shares 10 signs of a public speaker’s poor preparedness for speaking – from reading material on a piece of paper to poor audience knowledge – and explains how such errors can be avoided so as not to lose the trust and location of the audience
How often do you attend business events, but after listening to reports you can’t remember what the speaker was talking about? Or, during the speaker’s speech, catch yourself thinking that you’ve sat half of the time on the phone?

Many blame themselves for not being able to concentrate and missing important information. But is it really so? Of course not! Continue reading

“No legs – no cartoons”, or How a business refuses to serve 40 million potential customers

Emma Kairova describes the issue of the low level of business attention – small and large – to the problem of access for people with limited mobility to the entire spectrum of client opportunities – from cafes and restaurants without ramps – to pick-up points of online stores
According to the Ministry of Labor, in the Russian Federation 12+ million people have this or that form and degree of disability – this is more than 8% of the country’s population. And there are more than 40 million people (and 28%) of those who can be ranked as the so-called low-mobility groups (MGN). And this is a huge market share, the interests of which the business traditionally does not take into account when making decisions. Continue reading

Managing the sales funnel. How to ensure that sales do not forget about customers

Mikhail Haskelberg talks about the problem of balancing process and target indicators in relation to sales work: how to organize the work of sales managers so that the sales funnel is not suddenly empty
In the modern world, managers are used to the fact that sales people need to be motivated for the final result. Other positions may have a fixed salary, but this approach does not apply to sales. It is believed that if they do not receive bonuses as a percentage of completed transactions, they will not sell well. Usually bonuses are awarded after receiving payment from the client.

This technique works in the material business, that is, when material objects are sold — in this case, the moment of the transaction and the moment of closing the contact with the client are not separated in time. Continue reading

Consumer vs business: why it is better not to offend the customer
If this material was intended for unscrupulous companies, it could start like this: "more than half of Russians are not ready to sue you." In the new article, we talk…

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How I sold cookies to the Russian Army, kindergartens, and major network operators
A businesswoman from Khabarovsk bought a tiny line for the production of cookies. I found a recipe, gathered a team and cheerfully got down to business. And after a couple…

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Digitalization or death: how Russian retailers fit into the new realities of trade
Venera Shaydullina talks about the digitalization trends of electronic and offline trading, cites the 5 most promising technologies that will have a strong impact on e-commerce in the near future,…

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Features of sales in a beauty salon
Ilya Veitsman describes in detail the features of sales in beauty salons, lists the main problems that exist today in this industry, and gives advice on how to overcome them…

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