Is this false advertising or just bad sales technique? Salespeople using "Made in USA" to boost sales... of foreign-made items. [more inside]
I am looking for an online or software-based solution to track monthly/quarterly/yearly sales numbers across multiple markets. As a small company, we are not opposed to paying for the service, but cannot afford anything too expensive. Any suggestions on programs you have used?
What should I do about a jewelry company trying to back out of a sale which I already paid for? I ordered online a small piece of custom gold jewelry this week, paying the price coded into the seller's own website. Now the seller's "customer service" staff has emailed me to say the price of gold went up and they can't sell me the piece at the price I paid. [more inside]
Help me help my dad find a job in ATL. [more inside]
Canadian tax question: I quoted a client for a job, and neglected to specify whether GST/HST is included. They think the price should be understood as including GST/HST. I think it should be understood as excluding GST/HST. Is there some external standard to resolve this? [more inside]
How do I change from worst student ever to world-class adult learner + scientist? What habits can I put into practice that will help me succeed at school, work, and personal endeavors? [more inside]
Know anything about selling a product wholesale? To local shops? Looking for some hivemind retail knowledge! [more inside]
Does the average direct sales executive work more hours than the average channel accounts manager? [more inside]
Are there any useful online listings services for selling a restaurant in London? [more inside]
Is there any recourse for this sticky work situation? Crying about wanting a chunk of the commission, and whining about the business owner's kids inside. [more inside]
Which sales role has more room for advancement - Direct Enterprise Account Manager OR Channel Partner Manager?
Which sales role has more room for advancement - Direct Enterprise Account Manager OR Channel Partner Manager? [more inside]
I'm finishing my economics degree this year and I've decided that I would like to become a fee-for-service financial advisor. The one major issue is that I'm strongly introverted and I'm not confident about my ability to find new clients. I'm looking for book recommendations and sage advice from those with similar types of careers. [more inside]
What is the business model of people who sell socks at intersections? [more inside]
I have 15 years of experience building web applications, programming in interesting subject domains and leading programming teams. I enjoy software development, but it doesn't utilize my social skills very well and I think I have a unique blend of technical talent and communication skills. I'm looking for the next thing and I'm wondering if it might be sales in a technical field. [more inside]
A bigshot sales guy is coming by this afternoon, trying to get my organization to buy web ads on a regional newspaper site. What should I ask him?
Best place to sell an ounce of gold in Portland, OR? [more inside]
Please tell me everything you know about the ViSalus Science Program. [more inside]
I design websites for a living, as a freelancer. I have a really good friend who I'm thinking of asking to partner up with me and do sales. What do I need to know? How much commission is common for selling website packages? [more inside]
Salespeople: I'm considering changing careers and entering sales - possibly in the real estate industry. How do I decide what to sell and how do I get started from there? [more inside]
If someone was offered a sales position to work for either Oracle or Dell, which would you recommend and why? [more inside]
Saw a perfect RV at a well respected lot a week and half ago, put half a deposit down, did the paperwork, gave them the rest of the deposit 3 days later when we did a test drive. Spoke to them a day later. Now they won't return any of our phone calls for a week and we need to figure out what to do next. [more inside]
How do I find someone to find clients for me? [more inside]
What are the career prospects like for a sales person of medical solutions? [more inside]
I'm looking for a creative writer to help me turn a dry, technical proposal into a compelling narrative and sales story. [more inside]
What statistical analysis of historical prices would be useful for a buyer? [more inside]
I’m looking to make a career change, possibly into sales. You sell me on it…Go! [more inside]
Can you recommend some resources to help me learn how to write fantastic outbound calling (telemarketing/teleprospecting) scripts? [more inside]
What are the best resources for someone new to pro-active account management? [more inside]
I'm looking to sell 100 copies of a poster, is there web software, or a web service that will help me do so. I'd consider building the system myself, but "cutting off" sales after 100 is important. Any tips or suggestions?
Can one sell a chemical over the internet if its not a precursor to meth or an ingredient in explosives? What regulatory and legal issues are there? [more inside]
Please help me navigate getting setup to collect Illinois Sales Tax for my new ecommerce site. I feel like I am continually trying to push open a door that says "Pull." [more inside]
YANML: I'm 25 years and 30 days old. I'm at a bar crawl in Pittsburgh. I just got denied entry to a bar on Carson St because my Ohio license is expired by 30 days. What is the Pennsylvania law for a bar regarding alcohol service for a 25 year old with an expired ID? I.E. how can I avoid getting blocked for the rest of the evening? Things to consider: Grace period for expired license, possessing multiple credit cards in my name (to verify identity) and obviously over the age of 21 based on physical appearance.
Help me get a IT sales system engineer position. [more inside]
In business - Is it true that if you pay sales tax on your materials you do not have to charge to your customers? [more inside]
My husband's car needs a new transmission. How do we get rid of this car and get some money for it? Also, advice on buying cheap car helpful, too. [more inside]
Looking for the best route to contact large corporations for sales of an R&D solution. If I were a small company with a patented product that could revolutionize how certain industry giants could do business, how would I find the right contact inside the company that would take the time to listen to me? [more inside]
I need to keep track of my clients and the homes they purchased so that I can provide the best level of service to them after I have worked with them. Is that possible with any OSX software? (More inside!) [more inside]
Can anyone suggest an effective, powerful hypnosis program to improve cold call selling?
Starting a new traveling sales job. At what hotel chain should I throw all my business to? [more inside]
Artistic pseudonyms and the lies behind them. How far is legal? [more inside]
What is this cool and yet weird vintage lamp? I found it at an estate sale, and can't place exactly what it even is. White orb surrounded by a black wooden band. [more inside]
Why are these used books on Amazon so cheap? [more inside]
Phthalates, VOCs, BPA in plastic and cans, the list goes on. I changed my habits in an attempt to avoid all those things. Now it's high amounts of BPA that rub off of sales receipts. Any advice that could help me chill out? I'm exhausted. [more inside]
How can I change this SQL query? [more inside]
Please recommend shops where I can purchase good quality men's dress shoes for about $500 in NYC. [more inside]
What are the best online sites for job hunting - specifically technical sales and marketing (software sales, hardware, etc). I got blind sided by a layoff on Monday. I've spent the last two days working my network and now it's time to start hitting the job sites. What are the good ones? I haven't had to do this in about 6 years. My initial reaction is that the job sites aren't any better, and maybe are worse, than I remember.
I'm in the market for a new laptop. While I'd be happy to hear suggestions on what to get, what I'm really interested in is making sure I can take advantage of holiday sales to get a great deal. So where should I be looking? What websites should I keep an eye on? (Specifics inside) [more inside]
[ Successful Sales Professionals Filter ] Help me make it rain! Does anyone have any outside sales resources (i.e. a book, philosophy, tech solutions, etc) they would recommend to someone who is brand new in that kind of role? [more inside]
Good jobs for graduating BA/psychology student seeking work-life balance? [more inside]