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7 Ways to Win More Work

7 Ways to Win More Work | Business Improvement | Scoop.it
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One way that business owners can increase their revenue, is to make sure that opportunities presented to their business by way of enquiries for quotes or price information, are handled effectively and in a timely manner.


Unfortunately, many business owners pay far too little attention to how their staff manage incoming enquiry, and rarely have processes in place to evaluate the success of converting enquiries to sales.


This good article, suggests that if the majority of your incoming enquiry is not converting to business then the strategy you have in place needs to be reviewed, and it offers seven tips that a business owner can implement to ensure more work is won.

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Randi Thompson's curator insight, February 15, 2013 9:08 AM

When people call you asking if you can help them.... what do you say or do?

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Topic Introduction

Topic Introduction | Business Improvement | Scoop.it

 

If you own or operate a small to medium sized business, time spent browsing this topic will prove to be time well spent. Find quality articles on specific subjects or simply look for inspiration on how to improve your business outcomes without spending hours on internet searches (I do the searching and filtering to ensure what you find here is both useful and can be implemented with a high degree of confidence).

 

 

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If you find this topic useful, please follow it and share this link http://www.scoop.it/t/business-improvement with other business owners and managers in your network.

 

Comments on articles are always welcome, as are suggestions for improvement of the topic, but please refrain from spamming. 

 

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If you find this topic useful, please follow it and share this link http://www.scoop.it/t/business-improvement with other business owners and managers in your network.

 

Comments on articles are always welcome, as are suggestions for improvement of the topic, but please refrain from spamming. 

 

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18 Free Tools for Analysing Social Media Activity

18 Free Tools for Analysing Social Media Activity | Business Improvement | Scoop.it

If you’re interested in tracking a social media audience, you can find plenty of help with a variety of free social media analytics tools. 

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Social media marketing is rapidly becoming a mainstream activity for both small and large businesses. In order to determine whether or not you are getting a decent return on your time and effort, you need access to a wide range of social media analytic tools. Fortunately, many are available and this excellent article highlights 18 social media analytic tools, most of which are totally free or offer a less features free offering.

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Thats sweet
Brett.Ashley.Crawford's curator insight, August 25, 10:13 AM
#arts Free usually isn't free but worth investigating if you are looking for insight
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14 Tools for Controlling Email Overload

14 Tools for Controlling Email Overload | Business Improvement | Scoop.it

Want to regain control of your inbox? Try out some of these tools for organizing your emails, and enjoy less stress and higher productivity.

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An out of control email inbox, can have a very negative impact on your productivity levels, as well as effecting one's sanity. If your inbox is controlling you rather than you controlling it, the situation will only get worse, if you ignore the issue. This article is a must read for  for any owner of an out of control inbox, but the tools discussed will if utilised appropriately, also benefit anyone that spends a good part of their day handling email.

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