How to search for prospects on Google?

In many ways, Recruitment resembles Sales and vice-versa. There are many commonalities between the two. Selling is involved in both the profession. That apart, searching is also common to both. You either search for Candidates or Clients. When I was in recruitment, I learnt quite a bit about how to search for Talent using Google.… Continue reading How to search for prospects on Google?

How to sell more by being Human!

I remember the time I met “Countrywide Financial” in Chennai for a software solution for their loan processing team. The interaction, the experience, and the subsequent proposal that the Projects Team & I put together was a learning experience in itself and the lessons learned in the process are not something they teach anywhere. During… Continue reading How to sell more by being Human!

How to get 1000 likes & 100 comments?

How to get 1000 likes and 100 comments in a matter of 4 hours, on LinkedIn: Post, Some crap with a photo. Something that has no proof or no way of checking if it’s true. Cat photos, preferably GIF. Talk about stuff that’s hard to believe. Kindle emotions of people. Something that went viral few… Continue reading How to get 1000 likes & 100 comments?

Prime Day Sale & Big Saving Days!

I am sure you know about the upcoming Prime Day Sale & Big Saving Days. I had earlier written a post about why competitors are found next to each other or why do they have a sale around the same time. In case you missed that post, here is the link: But in this post,… Continue reading Prime Day Sale & Big Saving Days!

The strategy used by a competitor….

My competitor sold more than I did. Do you know why? In the initial days of my sales career, I sold antivirus software. For a year, we had product specialization at our company. I specialized on AV. [That was not my choice but my manager’s.] The whole market was mine to take. No account restrictions.… Continue reading The strategy used by a competitor….

LinkedIn Char limit for Posts!

Did you know this? Some changes in LinkedIn Posts. It is not anymore 1300 character limit for Posts. You now have 3000 characters to play around with. What a relief. I had to express with less words so far. I had to look for words / sentence construction in such a way that I express… Continue reading LinkedIn Char limit for Posts!

Transcription Assistant!

It was July 2011. A marathon EGM was held at our apartment association. We were finalizing our Bye-Laws. Unfortunately, I was in the Management Committee then. I was the scribe for the meeting. What I wrote became our Bye-Laws. Jus’ kidding. But it’s true. I wrote the minutes of meeting and drafted our Bye-Laws. Bangalore,… Continue reading Transcription Assistant!