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Go Make a Sale

Daymond John, the founder of Fubu and one of the venture capitalist recently had a post on the importance of making a sale and actually focusing on testing the market and proving there is value in the market.

“One of the biggest mistakes I see entrepreneurs making these days is spending too much time trying to perfect their product, or raise more capital for it, without ever testing it on the market. The only way for you to know if your product is truly sound is to get up, get out there and make a sale….No matter how you do it, this step is absolutely crucial. Stop planning, stop pitching, and go out there and SELL!”

 

Read more: http://daymondjohn.com/power_journal/go-out-there-and-sell/

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Sales Requires Passion

Squirrel was impressed by Panda and his pitch. Panda had passion for his product, bamboo flooring, and knew it all. He told Squirrel prices and described the ease of cleaning, how long it typically lasted in a nest and even tips for repairing any scratches. Panda no doubt loved his product, which was what Squirrel was more impressed with than anything else.

Lesson: This lesson is inspired by the Rescue a CEO Post “Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Divulge Their Best Sales Tips – Even Without the Secret Password

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Little Bessie learns the importance of listening

The Owl sat down with his favorite client, Little Bessie. She was the best business owner in the county and she was a true rags to riches story. Like most greats she would continue to meet weekly with the Owl since she began her business and go over a different business lesson. “Today” said the Owl “it’s about listening. To be successful in sales, the lifeblood of and arguably the most important part of business you have to listen to your clients.”

Lesson: This lesson is inspired by the Rescue a CEO post “Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Divulge Their Best Sales Tips – Even Without the Secret Password” by Jenny Finke of Red Jeweled Media.

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