Business Strategies

The Non-Salesy Sales Guide Chapter Five: Let’s Reset

By |2024-01-25T15:48:19+00:00December 4th, 2023|Business Strategies|

by GSCA Member, Jackie Simmons

(See prior articles/chapters here)

Have you ever heard the old saw:

“When all you have is a hammer, every problem starts to look like a nail”?

In earlier chapters we focused on creating and building relationships with others and then explored the relationships […]

The Non-Salesy Sales Guide Chapter Three: The Most Important Sale You’ll Ever Make

By |2024-01-25T15:48:20+00:00October 4th, 2023|Business Strategies|

by GSCA Member, Jackie Simmons

(See Chapter 1 here and Chapter 2)

Now that you’ve addressed starting and building relationships, Let’s talk about sales.

Wouldn’t you agree that to be in business making s​ales is required?

Did you know that the most important sale you’ll ever make is the one […]

The Non-Salesy Sales Guide Chapter Two: Building a Relationship

By |2024-01-25T15:48:20+00:00September 6th, 2023|Business Strategies|

by GSCA Member, Jackie Simmons

(See Chapter 1 here)

Continuing on the topic of Relationship Selling and how not to become salesy in the process, here’s Chapter Two of “The Non-Salesy Sales Guide: Building a Relationship”:

Relationships are built, often over time and sometimes […]

How to Start Relationships – Chapter One of Jackie’s Non-Sales Sales Guide

By |2024-01-25T15:48:20+00:00August 6th, 2023|Business Strategies|

by GSCA Member, Jackie Simmons

Have you heard of “Relationship Selling”?

When I first heard the words I cringed. Really? I’m going to form a relationship with someone just so I can sell them something?

It sounded awful and felt worse. […]

Wallethub – Credit Cards with no Credit Check

By |2024-01-25T15:48:20+00:00May 4th, 2023|Business Strategies, Running a Small Business|

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

See the article on WalletHub.com as well.

When do you think it makes sense to seek out a credit card with no credit check for new applicants?

As long as credit cards are used responsibly, they can offer so many different benefits, such as convenience, rewards, fraud protection, establishment […]

You Need Better Problems

By |2024-01-25T15:48:20+00:00March 3rd, 2022|Business Strategies, Running a Small Business|

Katie McManus, ACC

When you start a business you also start down a path of very particular roadblocks and challenges. First, you have to figure out what exactly you’re selling, then, how to explain it to someone in a way that piques their interest. Then you have to work out how to market […]

Are you ready to start a business?

By |2024-01-25T15:48:38+00:00March 4th, 2019|Business Strategies|

by Deb Mazzaferro

Many people dream of having their own business. It’s an idyllic dream where they only work when they want to, they only have to do the parts they enjoy, everyone works as a team, there are plenty of profits for them to take out of the business, and consumers love their product […]

The Gigger Economy, Part 2

By |2024-01-25T15:48:38+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Business Strategies|

by Deb Mazzaferro

In Part 1, I explored The Gig Economy’s role in Specialty Food from the company’s perspective. In Part 2, I’m talking to The Gigger (AKA Independent Contractor), about their role.

Read both articles to maximize your understanding of each other’s position and deepen your relationships.

There are two types of giggers. The […]

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