Salespeople are in a field that offers great opportunity, but that opportunity must be utilized. According to a study by The Harvard Business School, all it takes is concentration and focus to achieve these top attributes of successful salespeople.
Marketing is just as crucial during a recession as in less turbulent economic times. But, should you advertise as you would in a strong market? Like consumers, businesses must also adapt during a downturn. Consumers change their spending habits as they focus primarily on essential purchases. As a result, companies must adopt new or alter existing marketing strategies and campaigns to meet the needs of their customers.
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A member since 2014, Tray's company Printing N Go has made nearly $400,000 in sales through the network since then.
The signals are mixed.
Job growth remains strong, and freight flows where decline is a leading indicator of recession. But gas prices are at all-time highs. There is a war in Europe for the first time in more than 50 years. And inflation is strong and persistent for the first time in 40 years. Rising rates are cooling the housing market. The fact remains that eight of the last nine times the Federal Reserve raised rates to combat inflation, it resulted in a recession.
Nonprofits and community organizations have a unique opportunity to amplify their fundraising efforts through the power of BizX.
The Rivkin Center has been a member of BizX since 2011. Since then, they have received over $450,000 in sponsorship sales and donations from other BizX members.