BizPlanit Reviews Jian SmallBizCRM (Contact Management Solution)

Review: JIAN SmallBizCRM with Email Marketing A CRM, or customer relationship management solution, is a must for any entrepreneur or small business owner. I am sure this statement does not come as a surprise to you. However, finding the right CRM solution is not easy. Whether it is too complex, too expensive, too feature rich,…

Sales Leadership: Selling the Truth, Part 2

Continued from Selling the Truth, Part 1… Excerpted from the book, Business Black Belt Like a said before, I can tell in a heartbeat now if a salesperson is coming to pitch me because he or she wants the deal or if he or she thinks they have something I could really use. Sometimes it…

Sales Leadership: Selling the Truth? Part 1

Excerpted from the book, Business Black Belt We’ve all been watching TV pretty much since it came into being. We’ve all watched commercials as they’ve evolved. We’ve all seen and heard a variety of sales pitches, scams, and rip-offs, to the point that we are fine-tuned to fending them off. Now, a clean, straightforward sales…

Does a Business Partner Add Value To Your Startup?

You have chosen to start a new business.  Having left “The Man” behind (your corporate job), you have decided now is the right time to launch your entrepreneurial venture.  After many years of being accountable to a boss, to your staff, and your co-workers, you are ready to venture out on your own.  You now…