How to Succeed in Sales in 2017: Get Social

Cold calling is dead. Email is useful as a marketing tool for generating interest, but isn’t specific enough to help clients through a purchasing decision. Showing up at someone’s doorstep is actually a little weird. So, then, what’s left? When it was first created, LinkedIn was little more than a resume repository. You logged on 

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The Benefits of Starting Your Own Web Store

Amazon, Alibab, and eBay are monsters of the online shopping world. More traffic go through these three sites than anyone else. Their cut is respective of that. Is there value, then, in creating your own online store? Let’s look at the benefits and costs. Get More of (your) Money You are going to pay for 

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Ditch Email to Improve Project Management

No matter what we do, it can feel like we’ve increasingly been hired to check email. Email increases stress, creates unnecessary busy work, and makes people feel overwhelmed. This environment is antithetical to helping people concentrate and do their best work. Productivity specialists are telling us, not-so-subtly, to get rid of internal emails. Picking up 

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How to Find the Right Developer for your Project

Great news, web devs and IT execs: you’re in demand. The Courier Mail reported recently that the Australian Institute of Management salary survey found that wages in IT, construction, and engineering are bucking the country’s slow wage growth trend. The reasons are twofold: supply and demand. It’s obviously more complicated than that: Low interest rates, 

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Challenge yourself…

As a rebellious teenager, I always hated being challenged. I’m not talking about setting the personal challenge of ‘running that race’ or ‘climbing that mountain…’. I’m talking about the ‘Why are you doing that?’…‘What are your motives?’…‘What is your end goal?’. I was doing whatever I was doing, with very little motive other than that 

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Why You Should Provide References To Your Recruiter

The Scenario Job searching – We’ve all been through the process and are never surprised if we’re asked for references. Especially as the process progresses. But what if you were asked for your references at the beginning of the process instead? Having been recruiting for the last 5 years, I’ve had my fair share of 

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