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Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to North Carolina! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in March 2021.

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Who has time for a newsletter? If you want more sales and a more loyal audience, you need to find the time.

The magic of newsletters is that they are a way to distribute your content on a regular basis straight to someone’s email inbox or phone.

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Sales requires making connections and establishing relationships. The more people you meet and get to know, the more opportunities you will create.

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This year has been a little more difficult to figure out new year’s resolutions.

Part of that is because we’re all still reeling from the “lessons” we learned in 2020. Even the best prepared businesses lacked preparation for a global pandemic. Still, the new year is a great time to reexamine...

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Liberty Investment Properties Selects Sandpiper Hospitality to Manage New Extended Stay Hotel in North Carolina

Virginia-based hotel management company aggressively expanding its third party portfolio in 2021

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Sales emails are among the most powerful ways to get in front of your prospects, especially during the pandemic

When most in-person meetings are on pause, the competition is steep when it comes to your clients’ and prospects’ inboxes.

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According to recent research by BlueVenn, 17% of shoppers do not plan on shopping in stores this year (up from 8% in 2019) and it makes sense that 61% of marketers fear losing their business to online sources.

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The chamber is an excellent source for finding new customers

In a recent survey by Daysmart Software, 54% of small business owners admitted to being worried about making enough money.

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This has certainly been a weird year. As we begin to adjust to our new reality, there are some things you could be doing in your business that may help you out in the post-COVID time.

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Online Necessities Before the Content

According to SmallBizTrends.com, “The first set of holiday data and analytics from Adobe reveals online spending is set to increase by 33% in 2020 over 2019.”

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If your customers don’t have a good experience, they’ll go to a competitor to get what they need.

Many companies focus on delivering an exceptional customer experience—and for good reason. If your customers don’t have a good experience, they’ll go to a competitor to get what they need. Even if your sales team focuses on providing a top-notch customer

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There can be a desperation that you feel on social media.

Many businesses are creating content that demands “look at me.” But while some may believe that “shouting” into social media is the way to get attention, it rarely is.

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Good customer service isn’t something everyone is born knowing.

While most of us have been customers the better part of our lives in one aspect or another, many of us don’t take the time to stop and think what makes extraordinary customer service and what tactics build strong customer relations.

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What do you do when you get a text notification?

If you’re like the average person, you drop everything and look at it. We have been conditioned to believe that texts deserve our immediate attention.

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These days, most relationship-building happens online. Rather than meeting a client for coffee or sitting down with a prospect in their office, you often must connect with them on a screen.

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Most people will agree Google is a large part (dare we say owner?) of the internet, at least from a marketing perspective. That means whether we like it or not we have to try to play nicely with the giant search engine.

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Life as a sales professional looks different now than it did last year. With the pandemic disrupting traditional ways of doing business, sales reps need the right blend of soft and hard skills to succeed.

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“One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention.” Jim Rohn

Your clients probably demand a lot from you and your sales team. If you can’t meet their requests, they may consider parting ways to work with a competitor.

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You can easily get someone to buy from you with a discounted price or crazy offer. But that’s not sustainable. In the long run, you want that customer to keep returning to buy from you, or at the very least, refer you to others.

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Some say that the best sales professionals are born, not taught, but that’s not necessarily the case.

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There are things you can do to make your business sales this holiday season better, even if you don’t have a lot of time.

If you are a small business owner or employee wearing a lot of hats, you probably don't have a marketing person. If that's the case, there may be many things about marketing that you don't know. That's okay.

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7 Reasons Millennials Should Love the Chamber

If you’re a Millennial and see yourself as a future leader or entrepreneur, the chamber is not just for Boomers. You can get a lot of value from it too.

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Some people love a good to-do list. The thing is, though, that to-do lists aren’t always effective.

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When it comes to landing more sales meetings and closing more deals, it’s hard to top client referrals. When you start a conversation through a referral, you automatically have trust. This allows you to speed up the sales process..

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Small business owners have lots of stressors as they follow their dreams. It might surprise you just how much the chamber can help with these concerns.

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Do you feel like your business is just shouting into the wind?

Experiential marketing is the act of creating a memorable experience that will be associated with your brand. Many smaller businesses think of experiential marketing as the type of thing that businesses with Super Bowl-esque budgets do.

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Working from home is an ideal that many people have longed for but the reality of it can be disenchanting.

It takes some special skills to make it work. In this article we will cover four simple things you can do to make working at home easier on everyone.

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