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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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…

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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…

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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

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 account, otherwise the franchisee risks being left with nothing. Yevgeny Dobrinin, commercial Director of navikom, gives recommendations on buying and running a franchise
The main difficulty is finding a suitable business area. Analyze your budget, narrow down the list of options. Think about which area of business is the most understandable and close to you. This will determine how long you will be able to conduct such activities. Then try to talk to franchisors, who will guide you on the complexity of doing business, the timing of its opening, and so on. 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

How I sold cookies to the Russian Army, kindergartens, and major network operators
A businesswoman from Khabarovsk bought a tiny line for the production of cookies. I found a recipe, gathered a team and cheerfully got down to business. And after a couple…

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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…

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Leads without joy: three situations where requests and calls do not bring sales, but problems
What does almost every company expect from online advertising? Of course, leads. The more — the better. After all, there are not many good things. However, our experience shows that…

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"Traffic - oil of the XXI century", or Five strategies for audience monetization
Nikita Sychev shares five strategies for turning the accumulated audience into potential customers-from attracting sponsored publications to producing paid premium content Traffic - oil of the XXI century. For Internet…

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