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?

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….

No Anti-marketing please!

I saw a blog post on medium by a Marketplace software vendor. The post talked about the 5 top marketplace software. What? Yes. I thought the author would place their own company as the 5th alternative. But to my shock, it was listed as the first option. 🙂 The author listed the other vendors. She… Continue reading No Anti-marketing please!

My favourite apps are getting acquired!

The latest in this list is Bigbasket. They got bought over by Tata. Last month, Urban Ladder was bought over by Reliance. Slack was bought by Salesforce for $ 27.7 Bn. Slideshare was bought long time ago by LinkedIn. And, LinkedIn was then bought over by Microsoft. “Taxi For Sure” was acquired long ago by… Continue reading My favourite apps are getting acquired!

Track your competition!

Those were the days I was hungry for leads. I used to trouble my tech support guys for leads. Not a good lead source, you say. Hang on. One such day, my tech support guy said “go to xyz [name of a place]” unable to bear my pestering. Not knowing where to go, I knocked… Continue reading Track your competition!

How to differentiate yourself from your competition ?

Businesses of all sizes have competition. The sales people have to face stiff competition day in and day out. They have to counter the competition to win deals and acquire clients. What are the various things that a Sales person can do or should do during the Sales Process to differentiate themselves from the competition… Continue reading How to differentiate yourself from your competition ?