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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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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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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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

A check-list to launch your franchise

Many owners of a retail business that grows to a medium or large size are thinking about selling their own franchise. The scheme provides a lot of advantages for the franchisor — this seems to be evidenced by the number of companies offering their franchises. Kirill Popov, entrepreneur and co-founder of the interior design project ordering service, talks about the advantages and pitfalls of this process izidizi.com, formerly head of the Coffee Like chain and co-owner of the Laser Pro epilation salon chain, which is distributed throughout the franchise
Three facts that you need to know before you start your own franchise:

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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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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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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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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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