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How Entrepreneurs Can Take Their Sales Teams Beyond Cold Calling

by / ⠀Over 30 Advice Startup Advice / October 15, 2018
Beyond Cold Calling

In the era of inbound marketing and sales automation, cold calling is almost quaint. It would be, anyway, if it weren’t so hopelessly ineffective. According to marketing guru Charlie Cook, cold callers average a conversion rate of about 2 percent. Keep in mind, though, a conversion isn’t the same as a sale; in the context of cold calling, it’s usually agreeing to a consultation. But if cold calling…

3 Reasons Your Idea Isn’t Taking Off (And What To Do About It)

by / ⠀Blog Over 30 Advice / August 26, 2016

You have an idea. You think it’s awesome. You get pretty psyched about it. Maybe you mention it to a friend or two. Maybe you even mention it to your mom. It feels like this could be “The One” — even though in the back of your mind, you know the “perfect idea” doesn’t really exist (along with 6 other weird cognitive distortions you probably have). So you…

Best Advice Ever: Be Cool with Being Different via @Inc

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Over 30 Advice Startup Advice Travel / October 14, 2014

Hey Under30CEO, For years I spent my life trying to fit in.  I acclimated myself to my surroundings, tried to assimilate to society, and followed the straight and narrow path in hopes I would be accepted by the people around me. If you’ve read Under30CEO for a while, you know by now, I put an end to that noise, and now take pride in doing my own thing. After spending…

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