Thanks to a great product and an even greater team, you’re successful in your country. Your company is growing. Your clients are posting positive reviews about your products. Your employees are engaged and happy. What’s next? If you’re thinking of expanding overseas, wonderful! But be prepared for a bumpy ride.
Selling products to an international market can be touch-and-go. How much localization is the sweet spot? How best to replicate marketing successes in foreign markets? Which website builder will really enable your web presence to be multilingual?
These are difficult questions that don’t have any silver bullet answers. But if…
There are vendors to evaluate. There are documents to sign or online verifications to make. There are currency rates to be checked. Transferring money overseas can be time consuming and tricky. But what it shouldn’t be is expensive. Thankfully there are some tried-and-true methods that you easily master in order to save a buck here and there.
So, if you’re overseas and thinking of transferring some money to the U.S., here are some no-nonsense tips to make your money go further.
Instant or soonish?
Do you really need the money to get there straight away? If so, great. But if…
Salespeople, want to start closing more deals sooner? Learn from the following sales statistics — some of which are amazing, some of which are rather alarming.
47% of high-performing sales organizations think they need to adopt a process to streamline proposals, contracts, ordering, quoting and sales collateral workflow. (Source: Aberdeen #2; see below for all sources.)
High-performing sales organizations are 38% more likely to use sales analytics to collect customer data that informs ongoing customer interactions. (Source: Aberdeen #3.)
Picking a sales CRM can be tricky. Should you go with a market leader? Which one will really help you boost sales? Here’s a no-nonsense guide to choosing a sales CRM.
For most CRMs today, you’ll pay a fee per user each month. So the first thing to do is get that figure, multiply it by the number of expected users and compare the result to your budget.
While costs often are easily located on a vendor’s website, determining what’s included in those costs can be a chore. You have to scrutinize the fine print. At the outset, know that…
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Kevin opens the show with giving his love to the families and victims of the Paris terrorist attacks.
Everyone loves a bargain. But what if you’re the bargain? What if someone’s buying your services at a steal?
If you’re a freelancer who exchanges your time and intelligence for money, and you think it’s time to earn more, then keep reading. In this article, I’ll explore some advice — via a bunch of hypothetical Q&As — for raising your rates.
Find the sweet spot between what you’re worth and what the market will pay. That’s, of course, a hard number to figure out.
Sometimes you’ll be able to find accurate data about average hourly and project rates, but sometimes…
If a client wanted to advertise a product or service online, would you be up for the challenge? Setting up accounts to place ads is difficult. Managing advertising campaigns is even more difficult. That said, if you become proficient at managing a client’s online marketing, then could become invaluable to that client.
Email marketing services don’t just get customers to click and buy. They also can be used to motivate people to take social and political action. …
A key ingredient to retaining top talent is simple: don’t overlook them. When a new position opens up, successful human resource managers make a habit of first looking to existing employees. Only after confirming a position can’t be filled internally do they focus on external candidate recruitment.
Preferring to promote from within helps create companies that people don’t want to quit. It also links with how successful HR managers realize that retaining top talent isn’t just about writing bigger checks.
Not every HR problem must be solved quick-smart. Sometimes it’s helpful to just lend an ear. Open yourself up to…
How do we achieve optimal health? How do we change our behavior? How do we create healthier communities? The journey to wellness is difficult and filled with potholes. But, if we travel the right roads, so to speak, the journey will lead us to living longer, happier, healthier lives.
I spoke with Dr Catherine Wang, MD, on one exciting and innovative aspect of this journey — telehealth.
Here’s what Dr Wang had to say:
Telemedicine is the future of medicine with a vast scope of practice from primary care to specialties.
Video technology will allow patients and providers to connect…
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