Home Advertise Contact Blog Advertiser Login RSS
Newsletter Signup

Your Free Business Opportunity Resource Is Easy To Use
Home-Based Businesses
Choosing a Business Opportunity Growth and Profit Marketing and Sales
Plans and Goals Running Your Own Business Start-Up
Working From Home Entrepreneur Exchange Feature Articles
Opportunity Community Opportunity Focus In The News

Sales Success Inspiration - Hello my friends and welcome to another installment of The Special Sauce Series on Sales.

Sales Success Inspiration is the name of the game today.  We left off with the last post "

No Sales! The Leads Suck! After ten years in the industry I have heard this more than once. In fact, I hear this so often that a series of educational blog posts are needed to educate sellers on how to close more deals - period.

No sales! Now, first I preface this entire post with one thought...

She Means Business: Turn Your Ideas into Reality and Become a Wildly Successful Entrepreneur Is our Book-of-the-Month.

Carrie Green began her entrepreneurial life at the tender age of 20, starting a company that would go global in just a few years. She has turned her experience...

Sponsors

STARSCAPES®
Imagine making up to $500 to $1,800 a day! Call or click now see how you can get your business for FREE! (602) 679-0257
FundAbility
Need Funding? Need To Offer Financing To Close More Deals? We Have Access 7,000+ Credit Providers. Learn more now...
How Many Leads Does It Take To Close A Sale?
This Article is now live on our blog and I know could be very insightful for many. Read On
Top 7 Reasons to Consider a CMS
The internet loves obscure abbreviations. You can skip over most of them, but not CMS. What is CMS? read on...
Productivity Hacks — Our Top 50
Productivity Hacks will help you make more from less this 2016. Here at BusinessOpportunity.com we want to... Read On
The Ideal Length of Everything Online, Including Social Media Posts
When one of your busiest marketing channels limits you to 140 characters, you know that the internet sets its own rules.
How Many Leads Does It Take To Close A Sale?
This Featured Article is live on our blog and I know could be very insightful for connectivity and ROI.
It Takes a Hot Voicemail to Land a Warm Lead
If you're a successful entrepreneur who provides others like you the chance to follow in your footsteps... Read On
Business Franchise Opportunities Funding
The principle reason entrepreneurs put off starting their own business is lack of funding... Read On
Top 50 Home-Based Business Ideas
Home-Based Business ownership can be the most rewarding endeavor you will ever undertake. The new year... Read On
Low Cost Business Opportunities to Own
Are your right for a Low Cost Business Opportunities to Own? The desire to own your own business... Read On
The Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Business Opportunity or Franchise
Starting your own small business is part of the American Dream, right up there with owning your own home. Read On
Why Advertise Your Business Opportunity?
Over the years we have been fortunate enough to receive quite a few testimonials. In fact, ... read on
7 Keys to Leading Highly Effective Sales Conversations
Most people's sales conversations could be better. Not a little better, significantly better. Read On
 
Business Opportunity Blog

New Intuit Small Business Revenue Index Shows Reason for Optimism

2 May 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
The results from Intuit’s first-of-its-kind Small Business Revenue Index are in and they are somewhat encouraging. They show that small business revenues are approaching pre-recessionary levels in many cases, especially in the professional, scientific and technology industries. Based on data from...

Pet-Oriented Businesses Continue to Thrive

Pet lovers who are in the market for a home-based or other small business opportunity or franchise that feeds their passion can also look forward to making a profit, according to two recently released market reports―“Dog Population and Dog Owner Trends” and “Cat Population and Cat Owner...

Selling Your Small Business Requires Advance Planning

30 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Plans & Goals
According to yesterday’s WSJ.com, far too many baby-boomer business owners are assuming that, when the time comes, they’ll simply cash out or pass the business on and have what it takes to retire. Not so, according to the experts who specialize in business finance and exit-planning. Things aren’t simple...

Get Inspired! Women-Owned Businesses Are on the Rise

26 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
According to a just-released report commissioned by American Express OPEN, there are now more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. Together it is estimated that they generate close to $1.3 trillion in revenue and employ as many as 7.7 million people. Exceeding the growth rates of all but...

Eight Quick Tips to Enhance Your Negotiating Skills

26 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Featured Articles
Negotiation is something that home-based or other small business, business opportunity or franchise owners need to contend with, like it or not. Unfortunately, far too many of them think it is okay to just wing it. They don't take the time to refine their skills in this area. As a result, they are doing...

Apple’s Quarterly Profit Surge Drives Nasdaq Above 3K

25 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
Yesterday, Apple reported that its profits nearly doubled over the last fiscal quarter―news that drove the Nasdaq above 3,000 for the first time this week and put to rest once and for all the question of whether or not lower-income countries like China will find costly devices like iPhones and iPads...

Which States Are Best for Entrepreneurs and Small Business?

25 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
Just this month, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released its 2011 rankings of all 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of their favorability toward entrepreneurship and small business with regard to taxation. Comprising 18 different tax measures within each...

Ongoing FREE SBA Computer Security Workshops Kick Off Today

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) ongoing series of FREE computer security workshops for home-based and other small business, business opportunity and franchise owners starts today in Tulsa, Okla. Designed to help small businesses identify...

Facebook Marketing Tips for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses

23 Apr 12 Posted by: admin
in Marketing & Sales
Today, marketing online is a crucial part of any business, and this can of course be done through many different channels. The question is, how can you make the social media marketing process―through Facebook for instance―into a well-oiled machine? Let’s...

Plan to Fight “Paralysis of Analysis” at Startup

23 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Entrepreneur Exchange
Morgan David, otherwise known as “Morgie,” is the self-professed Director of Entrepreneurial Spirit for CityStir, a company that offers a business opportunity for individuals who want to make a real impact in their communities by offering a locally-focused online forum for the exchange of ideas and information....

Final Tax-Cut Plan for Small Businesses Still Uncertain

20 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
Although the Republican-led House voted to extend new tax cuts to small businesses with less than 500 employees yesterday, many pundits are saying that the chances the measure as it is written will pass in the Senate are slim. Viewed as the GOP’s counter proposal to the Democrats’ so-called “Buffett...

Broadband Saves Start-ups More Than $16K

20 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start-Up
A new report by the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) and the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) illustrates how entrepreneurs can save well over $16K with high-speed broadband Internet. The analysis examines the top ten ways that broadband can create significant cost savings...

Really, Are We Still Debating the “Working” Mom Thing?

19 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Featured Articles
If you’re a mom (or even a dad) who is currently making the job of raising kids your full-time job and who is also wrestling with the idea of buying a business opportunity or franchise, the recent raging and politically charged debate about what constitutes a “working” mom may hit close to home. Personally,...

New Non-Profit Helps Vets Start Their Own Home-Based and Franchised Businesses

18 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start-Up
VetPower.org is a new non-profit charitable organization that gives America’s veterans the opportunity to start their own home-based or other small businesses, business opportunities or franchises. Founded by Kevin Humes and Frank Campanaro―two of America’s leading veterans advocates who are themselves...

FREE Small Business Disaster Preparedness Road Show Starts This Month

17 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Plans & Goals
The Information Technology Disaster Resource Center (ITDRC) is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization of IT professionals who provide technology continuity and recovery assistance to communities and small businesses that are affected by disasters. In an effort to bolster the survivability odds of small...

Hope Is Not a Strategy! Plan to Succeed and You Will…

16 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Entrepreneur Exchange
Steve Ramsey is the co-founder and chief strategist for RelyLocal, a company that enables ambitious entrepreneurs to start a business that promotes stability and growth in their own communities by encouraging targeted consumer spending. Simply stated, RelyLocal is a nationwide community-based campaign...

Friday Franchise News Roundup

13 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
During the past week, a number of franchise companies made news with these headlines: McDonald’s Franchises in Russia for the First Time Just when we thought the golden arches couldn’t be more pervasive than they are already, along comes news that McDonald’s is growing overseas...

Understanding Trademarks and Service Marks

12 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Featured Articles
When you own a home-based or other small business, business opportunity or franchise, the words, names, phrases, symbols and logos you use to identify your company and all that it stands for are your brand. They are what defines you and sets you apart. They allow you to create a reputation for yourself...

Three Small Business Services Companies Making News

11 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
These three small business services companies are in the news this week and offer products and services that might be of interest to any home-based or other small business, business opportunity or franchise owner: LocalVox LocalVox is a marketing tool that helps small business...

Read All About It: Three New Categories Added!

11 Apr 12 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in In The News
Today's news is unique, so listen up!  We've added a few new categories to help you, our users, find the right opportunity, quickly and easily – always free!  Come check them out today: Cleaning Services...
Go to Page: First Prior Next Last
 
   

SocialXpand Business Opportunity Interview w/ Brian Weiss was for me a new way to learn from a customer and whom I consider a friend in the industry.

I've had the opportunity to work for a while now with Brian Weiss who is the Director of Sales for the
Video Spotlight
You're invited to view a Bartercard Online Franchise Presentation.

Premium Sponsor