Sell sell sell – how StartUp Britain could be the answer for young entrepreneurs

Shaun Thomson, CEO of Sandler Training, looks at how the government's StartUp Britain campaign could benefit business builders and gives best practice advice on starting up.

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17 tried and tested ways to boost your sales

High fives and a sales board will only get you so far when it comes to growing your business. In this article we reveal 17 tried and tested ways to increase your sales.

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A sales funnel is your strategy for sales success

Forget sales pipelines, a "sales funnel" is what you need to develop a winning business strategy, writes Julia Payne, owner of consultancy firm Incisive Edge.

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Seven surefire ways to boost sales

These strategies will help you increase top line growth in good times and bad.

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Knowing what sells

In the effort to win new business, it's often easy to forget what a significant revenue stream existing customers can be. Here are five tips on customer retention.


Achieving steady sales growth

A few days ago I got involved with a manufacturing company that has been around for over 20 years and exports all over the world.

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Your sales team in a slowdown

There are a lot of sales people talking about an economic slowdown at the moment, but whether it's true or not, it can become self-fulfilling.

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How to handle a sudden downturn in sales

There's been a sudden downturn in my business. Products that were selling well in September and October are now not shifting at all. What can you suggest?

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Word of mouth boosts sales

Growing businesses are overlooking the most cost-effective way of increasing awareness of their product and thereby losing out on a great deal of sales, according to business growth consultancy The Quantum Organization.