How To Jump Start Your Sales

Mar 7 10:43 2005 Diana Barnum Print This Article

Looking for some different ways to help jump start your product and service sales? Here are some ideas to mix in with your plans.

1. Find a strategic business joint venture (JV) partner. Look forones that have the same objective. You can trade leads,Guest Posting sharemarketing info, sell package deals, etc.

2. Brand your name and business. One way to do this is by towrite industry articles, include your byline and submit them toe-zines or web sites to be published.

3. Start an auction on your web site. The type of auction couldbe related to the theme of your site. You'll draw traffic fromauctioneers and bidders.

4. Remember to take a little time out of your day or week tobrainstorm. New ideas are usually the difference between successand failure.

5. Model other successful business or people. I'm not saying outright copy them, but practice some of the same habits that havemade them succeed.

6. Take risks to improve your business. Sometimes businessesdon't want to advertise unless it's very inexpensive. But sometimes you might have to spend a little more money to get results.

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8. Ask people online to review your web site. You can use thecomments you get to improve your web site or you may turn thereviewer into a customer.

9. Out source part of your workload and automate what you can.Saving on most employee costs, you could out source yoursecretarial work, accounting, marketing, etc. And automate yourorder taking or shopping cart procedures and receipts,newsletter distribution, broadcasts and more with a service likeProfitAuto, with a 30-day trial period and customer help at a toll-free number. Learn more at:http://www.presssuccess.com/specialtyB.html

10. Combine a product and service together in a package deal. Itcould increase your sales. If you're selling a book, offer anhour of consulting with it. For new top-notch monthly products to add to your product line, check out affordable monthly memberships at sites like EbookWholesaler and PushButtonPublishing online here:http://www.presssuccess.com/specialtyB.html

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Diana Barnum
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Diana Barnum, president of http://movingaheadcommunications.com and CEO of http://ohiohelp.net . For more help with marketing, public relations and writing, email mailto:diana@ohiohelp.net or call: (614) 529-9459.

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