Category Archives: Sales & Marketing

Jobs: Junior Broker for Alternative Investments, London

Job Description: Highly energentic sales people required – for an established and reputable Alternative Asset Management firm based in London is seeking to expand its highly successful sales floor.

As a broker your role will entail: Discussing investment opportunities. Identifying clients with investible funds and discuss current holdings and investments. Junior Brokers will refer warm leads to Senior Brokers to close business. Senior Brokers will receive warm leads to close. Continue reading

Online Shopping Trends: Men Buying More via Mobile Devices than Women

https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRXN3vBgjIy2NtOdH266XZs8kGo8e1QJkrWHQJ6P7XhtpRoMxeTLQThere are countless businesses and brands out there that are all trying to target their advertising efforts at one demographic in particular; shoppers. However, a large chunk of shopping today does not take place in the stores and boutiques, but rather on the Internet and from mobile devices. People have become well accustomed to the practice of handheld shopping, and mobile shopping is becoming increasingly available.

The idea of most affiliate program marketers targeting shoppers is that the best people to aim their efforts at are women, because traditionally and statistically, they have been the ones most interested in shopping. Well, in the case of mobile shopping, there is a new info graphic that proves that the age-old traditions of shopping trends are taking a slight turn. Continue reading

8 Tips For Starting A Wholesale Business

A wholesaler buys from manufacturer and resells to retailers. If you are thinking of starting a wholesale business in any industry, here are 8 Tips For Starting A Wholesale Business based on my experience of running whole business in different industries.

1. Good Negotiation skills:
a. To persuade manufacturer to get the products at low price, you would also need to negotiate with them for the margins even if the quantity of purchase in not high.
b. Need negotiations skills to deal with retailers, pass on less margin to them, yet be competitive and retain sales.

2. Create a strategy to get the best possible price and margins through negotiation, collaboration, managing credit and cash, bulk purchasing. You may even have to book some import orders. Continue reading

Should You Start Your Own Business?

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQoQGiPdVTgIIfg2-Te9dWSYZOlcPv_1HGrAHZX83JaJQgR1H4xOne of the most commonly spoken/unspoken questions from people is (what if) I start my own business? Starting and running a business is tough and will need a lot of time and energy. So the answer is never the same for two people. It depends on what your goals are. Are you unsatisfied with your current job? Or do you feel there is a lot more you can do if you could decide the direction of your efforts? While it is more than possible for you to find, apply for, and be awarded a new job, did you know that is not your only option? Have you ever thought about starting your own business? If this is a thought that has yet to cross your mind, you may want give starting your own business some serious consideration.

If you are serious about starting your own business or at least learning if running your own business is something that you are capable of doing, please continue reading. A few important points to be considered by those who are interested in leaving the traditional workplace to start a business are as follows: Continue reading

How To Create Successful Business Events?

https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQE0sDLrAaa6YvyI5nLuYq2-sj2jl19A8FTHNkmrWUxEFGYeyNX7AIf you want to create a great business event that attendees will remember for a long time, then you need to put some hard work into it. Be willing to use your creative side to make this something that will keep people talking about it. There are many things to be done to make a successful business event. Make sure that you plan and get the supplies and people needed to make your event great.

The first step is to finalize a date. Once you have the date in place, all other things can be made to fall in place. Any good event will need at least 4 weeks to plan and execute well. Without a date, you should not move any further.

Then decide a suitable place/location.  Select a place that will hold the expected amount of people that will be there as well as be comfortable and appealing to the eyes as well. You will want to shop around until you find the perfect place that will work for you and your needs. Continue reading