For a salesperson, cold calling can present one of the greatest challenges in their day. Get the most out of your cold calls by following these nine steps. And remember that staying positive, being persistent, and listening and adjusting to customer responses are the personal ingredients to help you succeed.
The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has today launched an online advice surgery staffed by five ‘Business Doctors’ to help cure the most common day to day problems that companies face.
Developing an effective digital strategy isn’t easy. Once you’ve got your website right, how do you begin to increase the traffic to your site, convert these visitors into customers and generate more sales?
A new ‘fit note’ introduced has the potential to cause uncertainty amongst employers and employees, and may result in more workplace disputes according to a leading employment law specialist.
One in eight small business owners have had to cancel a holiday in the past year as they’ve battled to stay on top of work commitments and the struggling economy has turned up the pressure, according to new research published today.
Last year food giant Unilever dropped the ad agency it had been using for over a decade and put up a $10,000 bounty for new ideas to promote Peperami on TV. Here Fergus Dyer-Smith, Co-founder of Wooshii looks at how cost effective research can help grow your business.
Santander has won three awards at the recent annual Business Moneyfacts Awards including the prestigious title of ‘Business Bank of the Year’, which the bank was named for the second consecutive year.
A leading law firm is warning that SMEs are not doing enough to protect themselves from the threat of cybersquatters.