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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Long sales: how to close deals faster
Ekaterina Ukolova gives advice on speeding up a long sales cycle: where to start, how to split processes and optimize them, and what is the role of employee motivation The…

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Ocean's 10 friends negotiation model: issues that help establish cooperation
Andrey Tolkachev talks about the method of conducting effective negotiations with representatives of the business community, explains how to build a special chain of issues that allows you to create…

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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, and gives advice to Russian entrepreneurs on how to get competitive advantages in the new conditions
New Digital Technologies in Electronic Commerce

Global retail sales in e-commerce in 2018 amounted to approximately $ 2.5 trillion, according to forecasts for 2021, their volume will grow to $ 4.5 trillion. The world of digital marketing is developing and changing very quickly due to the global spread of Internet access: both mobile and fixed. And modern information technologies are used on both sides: by both the consumer and the seller. 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

2019 presentation design trends that will continue in 2020

Galina Goncharova tells us what trends are relevant for presentations today and, judging by the growing popularity, will remain in 2020
Your “selling” presentation will be one of the 4,000 advertising messages that people see every day. How to separate it from the mass? A large number of marketers use the tactic of “shouting” — or vulgar-messages. It doesn’t apply to everyone. Would you give your money to banks that advertise with a Heist, or to a pension Fund that uses the image of its founder with a cocktail on the beach? Such advertising can attract attention and increase awareness, but not make you trust.

A more practical option is to use modern design trends, because large brands have allocated billions of dollars for their distribution and have already “accustomed” people to them. Continue reading

Novice expert: to believe or not to believe-that's the catch
Alexey Milovanov gives advice to novice speakers who have recently started actively speaking in front of an audience, how to build communication with the audience and how to win their…

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"Irradiated business": how radiation treatment prolongs the life of goods
We talk about the practice of radiation exposure of products-tea, sausages, etc. - to protect against microbes and mold; explain how this affects the health of consumers and the shelf…

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How to conduct a memorable webinar: 3 conditions
Natalia Kuzmenko shares three conditions for organizing and preparing an effective webinar that keep listeners until the end of the speech and motivate them to get feedback Webinars are gaining…

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5 myths about transport companies that should not be trusted
There are many organizations operating in the international transport and customs logistics market: small or large, owned by individual entrepreneurs or holdings. Each company advertises and promotes its competitive advantages.…

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