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BizSugar Mastermind Community Kicks Off Goal Setting Challenge

Tomorrow (Wednesday, January 23, 2019) we kickoff our Goal Setting Challenge event using our free Goal Setting Templates in the re-imagined BizSugar Mastermind community. To join us, comment and ask your questions here. Note: you have to be a free member of our Blogger Mastermind community and log in to get to that link. How Read more about BizSugar Mastermind Community Kicks Off Goal Setting Challenge[More…]


How to Join BizSugar Mastermind Community

How to Log into BizSugar Sharing and the New BizSugar Mastermind Group

We want to welcome all our existing and new BizSugar sharing platform members and also new members to our new BizSugar Mastermind group. Important: The sharing platform and the Mastermind group are on two different platforms and use separate log in information. But don’t worry. We’ve prepared an easy guide to lead you through joining Read more about How to Log into BizSugar Sharing and the New BizSugar Mastermind Group[More…]


How Do You Track Sales Without Doing a Lot of Data Entry?

How Do You Track Sales Without Doing a Lot of Data Entry?

In the beginning, you probably had so few sales leads that figuring out how to track sales was no problem. When you start to grow, however, it gets harder and harder to keep track by memory alone. You likely have more people involved, too. Things start to fall through the cracks. Some people on the Read more about How Do You Track Sales Without Doing a Lot of Data Entry?[More…]


What are Some Ways to Save Time in Social Media?

What are Some Ways to Save Time in Social Media?

  You’ve heard it before. If you truly want to market your business, you should be participating in social media. But let me tell you a secret that smart business owners know. You need a “social media marketing system” for your business. Without a system, social media will become an endless pit of wasted time Read more about What are Some Ways to Save Time in Social Media?[More…]


What is Upselling? And How Can it Benefit Your Business?

Upselling is when you offer an additional product, service, or feature to a customer who has already decided to purchase from you. Upselling benefits your business because it can increase the size — and profitability — of each sale. What is Upselling — in Context? The idea behind upselling is that the customer has signalled intent to Read more about What is Upselling? And How Can it Benefit Your Business?[More…]


Tips to Help Your Live Chat Staffing Efforts

Can You Use Live Chat When You Don’t Have Staff?

Live chat is a lot like immediate interactive email.  A person is there “chatting” with an online shopper or someone who arrived on your website. Live chat helps you support existing customers who need help — instantly. Even more exciting: live chat can increase sales. When shoppers and prospects can get their questions answered immediately, Read more about Can You Use Live Chat When You Don’t Have Staff?[More…]


How Do You Choose a Sales Automation Tool

How Do You Choose a Sales Automation Tool?

Completing the sales process requires four main steps. You need to: Attract a potential customer’s attention Present some kind of offer Answer any questions and overcome concerns Close the sale In some kinds of businesses, parts of that process, like the closing, may require a human touch. But other parts of the process, like gathering and Read more about How Do You Choose a Sales Automation Tool?[More…]


How To Set Up a Lead Magnet to Collect Leads on Your Website

You’ve heard marketers talk about lead magnets.  They sound valuable — like something you should be using. It took me a long time to figure out how to answer the question: how do you set up a lead magnet?  Don’t get me wrong — it’s not tremendously hard.  Rather, it’s just that no one ever Read more about How To Set Up a Lead Magnet to Collect Leads on Your Website[More…]