Comparison of direct and reverse franchises: which is more profitable?
Evgeny Dobrinin compares two types of franchises - direct and reverse, lists the advantages and disadvantages of each option and explains which one is more convenient and profitable to work…

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5 commandments of the sales Department, or how to grow strawberries
Irina Narchemashvili, financial Director of ATManagement Group, lists five rules for effective organization of the sales Department - from dividing the functions of managers and paying salaries based on the…

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Can trainings “put out the fire of a business”?
Denis Sidenko talks about situations when employees and business executives really benefit from attending a variety of trainings - from time management training to team building skills - and in…

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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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5 secrets of the "selling" resume from the best sellers
Business coach Olga Westendorp gives five useful tips that will help you create the perfect resume: from the message of “success” of the candidate and the right self-presentation to the…

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Pygmalion to himself, or How to become the reason for his advancement
Vedagar Morgunov, a mentor in the field of productive public communication, talks about how to independently improve your own status as a professional by changing or adjusting your image, and…

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Shadow purchases of state and municipal companies
Artur Kurbanov talks about the situation with procurement of state and municipal companies in Russia and gives advice to entrepreneurs on how to overcome difficulties on the way to effective…

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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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