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Should Sales People Blog?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  12/13/13 9:23 AM

Yes/No? Why? And if yes, how? When? About what?

Where have you had your best conversations with peers and prospects? Is it in the conference room meeting? Likely not- sometimes I think of conference rooms as stages where everyone plays a part. It can be fun, and it can be tragic. Maybe it's in passing in the hallway or by the water cooler, or over lunch?

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Topics: sales, inbound networkers, blogging

How to Do Less Work But Earn More As an Entrepreneur

Posted by Carole Mahoney  11/19/13 9:01 AM

One man's work is another man's party.

The topic of discussion from last week's live Inbound Networker's group meeting seems like an ageless question, and one that I think is completely subjective. For some, work is those things that they have to do, but don't like to do. Chores.

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Topics: book review, inbound networkers, entrepreneur

How to Use Joint Ventures and Affiliates for Business Growth

Posted by Carole Mahoney  11/11/13 2:06 PM

Spending my lunch hour on hump day discussing the latest topics with others who have a networking mindset and understand the shift to inbound is usually a pretty lively discussion. Last week's discussion with the Inbound Networker's group was no different, and if you watch the first 2 minutes of the recorded live meeting, you will see why.

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Topics: inbound networkers

Marketing Do's & Don'ts from Inbound Networkers

Posted by Carole Mahoney  11/5/13 8:40 AM

Inbound Marketing Best Practices Isn't Just Marketing

Every Wed at noon I moderate a live panel discussion with other members of the Inbound Networkers Linkedin Group. This past week, 8 of us talked about some of the do's and don'ts of marketing. Now even thought we started on this topic, it seemed to bleed into sales and service as well. Is that because we can't stay on topic?

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Topics: inbound marketing, inbound networkers

What Makes a Perfect Question?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  3/31/13 8:44 AM

A #blogchat #carnival topic

Last Sunday night I played one of my favorite games that I call 'Twitter roulette', where I use my mobile twitter app and spin through the people I follow and randomly stop to see what comes up. If it's interesting, I explore further. If not, I spin the wheel again. This is how I discovered an event called #blogchat that happens every Sunday night on Twitter at 8pm CST.

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Topics: sales techniques, inbound networkers

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