DataFox Digest - Tuesday, February 9, 2016


Insights from the experts

Miriam Ellis, owner of Solas Web Design, breaks down how to make your small business’ loyalty program a success in What Really Earns Loyalty in the Local Business World?

Erica Benton, customer marketing manager at LinkedIn, demonstrates how asking for introductions and keeping tabs on your social selling index can increase sales in 3 Ways to Elevate Your Team’s Social Selling in 2016.

Mark Suster, general partner at Upfront Ventures, explores the market changes for startups in The Resetting of the Startup Industry.

Loretta Lage of The Center For Sales Strategy helps quantify the status of your brand in What is the Value of Your Personal Brand?

Dave Clemens of The HR Cafe identifies misconceptions about employee/employer relationships in ‘Being employed is like being loved’ — really?

Josh Kraus of PipeDrive shares Barry Mahr’s journey to sales success as a case study in From Rookie to Rockstar: How Barry Maher Mastered the Art of Selling.

Mike Renahan of HubSpot reveals how business jargon and other sales phrases may be holding back your sales pitches in 19 Phrases That Kill a Sales Demonstration.

Alen Mayer, author of Introverts In Business -- Being Quietly Successful, previews his new book in Business Culture and Introverts.

There Are No Stupid Questions.

We have all heard the saying “there are no stupid questions,” but it can still be uncomfortable to ask. Approaching co-workers and asking questions can be key to improving your job performance, but finding a way to be more comfortable asking is not easy. Stephanie Vozza of Fast Company explains how to change your mindset when asking questions so that you can learn from others in How The Most Successful People Ask Questions.