What is profitable for small businesses: three life hacks from an entrepreneur
Denis Martynov talks about promising niches for small business development in Russia, within which you can build an effective business today: from a variety of integrators of services and goods…

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Online store: consumer rights and seller's obligations
Have you noticed that we have become much bolder in our online purchases? Now we do not take the risk of buying covers with Aliexpress for 30 rubles, and fully…

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One against all: from October 1, the company can sue thousands of consumers
Not for long did the music play: not for long did developers "throw" their shareholders, services-car owners, and banks-borrowers. On October 1, 2019, Law No. 191-FZ of the civil procedure…

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How to use a promotion mix if your business is related to distribution

Yuri Pavlyuk, speaker and consultant for integrated Internet marketing, shares his experience in promoting a distribution company on social networks and using targeted advertising; explains the benefits of a promotion mix strategy
One of the main areas of my marketing activity is related to a distribution company. The peculiarity (read: complexity) of this business is not only that there is a lot of competition (especially for top vendors). Often, all distributors have almost the same prices, they are closely monitored (both “from above” and one after another) and harshly suppress dumping attempts. In addition, many advertising channels are stopped: sometimes you can’t use the vendor’s logo in the banner, and in the context, commercial keys for the product. Finally, we cannot directly influence the product itself. Continue reading

How to increase sales using the product matrix and scripts

Max Shishkin talks about the problem of communication between sales managers and customers, explains how it can be overcome with the help of a matrix of products and selling scripts
Many business owners have repeatedly faced a situation when, after lengthy negotiations with the client, he simply turned around and left without buying a product or service, citing the high cost and something else.

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How to successfully participate in tenders: 5 rules for entrepreneurs
Arthur Kurbanov talks about five rules for entrepreneurs who want to participate in the tender procurement system: from recommendations to carefully study customer documents and terms of reference to purely…

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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 do I make effective cold calls?
Vladimir Yakuba shares effective methods of "cold calls" and explains how to get rid of the fear of telephone conversations and learn to respond correctly to refusals I don't like…

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How to love criticism and make your company more creative
Although there is a lot of talk about the benefits of criticism, it is often this word that carries a negative connotation. Dmitry Trepolsky explains how companies can not only…

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