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Crafting Key Messages that Sell (Part III) – Cold Calling Like a Pro

This is the third installment of our key messages series, analyzing cold calling. Read the first parts here: Crafting Key Messages that Sell (Part I) – Cold Email in Style and Crafting Key Messages that Sell – Cold Emailing in Style.

Cold calling has an undeserved bad reputation among sales people. Yet it is one of the most used tools in sales, with a higher success rate than its non-verbal cold counterparts–emails and instant messaging. While cold calling isn’t easy, you can improve your results by doing it effectively. Follow this guide to learn the best practices for your next round of sales calls.

Crafting Key Messages that Sell (Part II) - Cold Calling Like a Pro

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Autumn Anxiety or Why the Fall Season Makes You More Stressed

The weather isn’t the only thing that changes with the season. Your mental health and mood also fluctuate in response to this cycle. As the warmth of summer fades into the chill of autumn, you might start to notice an uptick in stress levels. It’s not your imagination, it’s autumn anxiety. After all, this is a hectic, fast-paced time of year.

Why the Fall Season Makes You More Stressed? It's Called Autumn Anxiety

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Managing your Schedule Like a Pro, the Remote Work Edition

While working from home can be convenient and productive, it’s not without its distractions. According to a survey of 1,000 workers by Glassdoor, the top distraction that employees face during the workday is TV. Furthermore, only half of employees feel confident that they can maintain their productivity levels when working remotely as opposed to commuting to the office. Yet it is possible to manage your schedule as a remote worker in a way that maximizes productivity and removes distractions.

Managing Your Schedule Like a Pro, the Remote Work Edition

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Back to Work: How to Overcome the Post Holiday Blues

After a well-deserved vacation or relaxing staycation, it can be difficult to return to work. Your emails have piled up in your inbox, each one demanding your immediate attention. Your colleagues needed answers two days ago. What’s more, your boss already has a long list of tasks waiting for you. And all this happens while your brain struggles to transfer out of vacation mode. Don’t worry, the post holiday blues can be cured!

Back to Work: How to Overcome the Post Holiday Blues

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August Anxiety: Why We Get Anxious at the End of Summer

Seasonal mood changes are often associated with the bleak, cold months of winter. But what happens when you start feeling more anxious than usual at the end of the summer? Many people experience irritability, agitation, loss of appetite, insomnia, general stress and other anxious behaviors. In some cases, this anxiety can even be intense enough to meet the criteria for seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

August Anxiety: Why We Get Anxious at the End of Summer

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Tips To Keep Your Employees Productive This Summer

As the temperatures climb, you get into a summer routine, and it’s easy to slow down, including in the workplace. There are many reasons for this mythical slump, like families taking vacations while kids are out of school, creating an “out of office” ripple effect through your company. Externally, clients and vendors may be taking more time to respond, further making you less productive.

Tips To Help Keep Your Employees Productive This Summer

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Crafting Key Messages that Sell (Part II) – Cold Messaging on LinkedIn

This is the second part of our key messages series, analyzing cold messaging this time. Read the first part here: Crafting Key Messages that Sell – Cold Emailing in Style

Since 2002, LinkedIn has served as a hub for business communication and networking. Today, there are more than 756 million members across 200 countries and territories. These professionals use LinkedIn to post jobs or find them, share insights and connect with others in their field.

Crafting Key Messages that Sell, Cold Messaging on LinkedIn

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What Is Round-Robin DNS?

When users try to access your website, they submit a URL and are sent to a specific IP address. Your visitors care that the page loads quickly and accurately. Yet, they are not really interested about what servers are used or where these are located. However, on the back-end, companies work to create better front-end customer experience by improving server location and traffic. And one way to do this is with a round-robin DNS (domain name system).

What Is Round-Robin DNS

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Crafting Key Messages that Sell (Part I) – Cold Email in Style

A cold email is a message sent to a potential lead with whom you usually have no prior relationship and who is not expecting your email. Considering the average worker receives 126 emails per day, they likely don’t have time to read your message. So how do you stand out? This is the first article from a short series on how to craft messages that ultimately help you sell.

Crafting Key Messages that Sell - Cold Email with Style

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