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Pipedrive has a free ebook about how to increase the conversion rate of your sales funnel. It's not explicitly about sales scripts as such, but there are some really interesting insights in there: http://pipedrive.com/ You should also check out 'How to Write Copy That Converts' by Ray Ewards for...

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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but generally, these are not the types of businesses that venture capital pursues. Due to the risk they are taking, VCs generally want to see a large market (meaning $1B potential) and a significant return on their money (10 times return). However, you can l...

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Source: I founded www.buyads.com and www.isocket.com, which powers the direct ad sales for the web's best sites (like TechCrunch, AOL, Microsoft, etc) We hand invited the publishers that join our market because, as your question suggests, there is some threshold between who should and should not...

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This is just some personal advice, based on my own experience, from one introvert to another. Your question really caught my eye. Years ago, I had started telemarketing sales for a coupon book. I really struggled being successful at it. A couple years later, I took a job an in-bound ...

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I would recommend that you start attending industry trade shows in your area and/or country. These are excellent platforms to connect and network. I have organized and attended over 300 trade shows and events over the last 20 years, and suppliers and manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors a...

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While you might be able to expect initial sales from family and friends who know about it, actual sales from people stumbling upon your book depends on a few factors when you upload it. 1.) Have you chosen the correct keyword phrases and categories? 2.) Are these categories extremely competitiv...

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What you are looking for are SAM. Strategic Account Managers. These individuals are more flexible to conversations that Strategic Buyers or any other purchasing department. SAMs are reponsible for maintaining existing relationships with key vendors or buyers so that would be a good start for you....

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What do you mean you can't afford a base salary? What has a higher priority in your spend plan than bringing in revenue? If you don't have enough to cover a base salary you are probably not ready to launch your company. In many cases the founders will do the sales themselves. In some cases of...

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You really don't need to do that. Most people use an "ad-exchange". See this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_exchange I've used RightMedia in the past (now part of Yahoo).

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