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Wilmington Gives Back

November 10, 2011 | Category: Random | By: Hillary

A new website is now available that puts volunteers and those needing services in touch with available nonprofits in the Cape Fear region. WilmingtonGivesBack.org is the brainchild of Paul Lawler. The idea came to him, he says, when friends who ran nonprofits asked him if their events could be listed on another of his websites, Whatsonwilmington.com. “When I started looking at...

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Finding the time to get in a little exercise

October 27, 2011 | Category: Random | By: Steve

Finding the time to get in a little exercise Busy, busy, busy! You feel like you're running around everywhere, day in and day out. Suddenly, you look down and can't see your toes any more. You look in the mirror and there is more chin and cheek than there used to be. Once you exercised regularly--you even enjoyed it! Now there simply isn’t the time. This is a co...

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Adaptable businesses are successful businesses

October 27, 2011 | Category: Random | By: Steve

Adaptable businesses are successful businesses Never before has the ability to adapt as a business been more important than it is today. The computational power of our computers is currently doubling every 13 months. This leads to incredibly fast development of new technologies and obsolescence of old ones, which has a profound impact on how you conduct business and how consumers shop. You,...

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6 more reasons to make sales calls

September 9, 2011 | Category: Random | By: Michael Byrd

6 more reasons to make sales calls In the last edition, I said I would give you 10 reasons to make sales calls. I started with four: Because it works. If you don't make the calls, your competitors might be. You don't have to be that good at it, so just do it. If builds your confidence. Now, here are the remaining six reasons. Send me some more of your...

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4 reasons to make sales calls

September 2, 2011 | Category: Random | By: Michael Byrd

4 reasons to make sales calls The rise of social networking has, in my observation, caused some confusion among smaller businesses about the need to make direct sales calls. I'm talking here about the time investment of identifying prospects and then calling them on the phone or visiting them in person to offer your services. Large corporations, like IBM, have not abandoned or even dimi...

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