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…

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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…

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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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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

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 participation in procurement
Unlike other developed countries, where public procurement is already a centuries-old tradition with established rules and regulations, modern Russia is still in the process of developing state and corporate procurement. And, like everything new, we inevitably go through various difficulties: from shortcomings in the legislation-to customers ‘ distrust of their viability, and participants-to the fact that the tender can be honestly won. 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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Threat of franchise: important advice to budding franchisees
A novice franchisee may face numerous challenges and problems. Some of them are typical for all types of business, but there are also unique obstacles that should be taken into…

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How to survive the "dead season" for business»
Ekaterina Ukolova gives advice to entrepreneurs on how to overcome the "dead season" - from describing the process of diversifying areas of work-to special training for sales managers and new…

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Consumer extremism: how buyers are "stripped" of the company
The law on consumer protection is one of the most advanced in our legislation. Despite the fact that a huge number of deceived people do not rush to the courts,…

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