How To Spot a Tire Kicker When Negotiating with New Prospects

How To Spot a Tire Kicker When Negotiating with New Prospects

How many of you have had prospective clients ask about your offer and then disappear before you could even spell the word "contract"? Unfortunately, the harsh reality is that today, […]

Effective Closing Techniques - Tips on How to Seal Your Next Deal

Effective Closing Techniques - Tips on How to Seal Your Next Deal

When it comes to closing techniques, the more options you have, the better. As Offline Sharks, we generally tend to concentrate a lot of our energy on staying up to […]

3 Good Reasons to Offer a Top Notch Customer Service

3 Good Reasons to Offer a Top Notch Customer Service

"Your call is very important to us. We appreciate your patience. The average hold time right now is sixteen minutes". Sound familiar? Give me a break... Getting back to your […]

The Power of The Little Things When Marketing a Business

The Power of The Little Things When Marketing a Business

Lately I've been thinking about the various forms of marketing that affect a business. Anyone who starts a new venture should have a plan in place to attract clients for […]

Stop Using the Lack of Time as an Excuse NOT to Start a New Business

Stop Using the Lack of Time as an Excuse NOT to Start a New Business

When you want something bad enough, you make the time to work on your plan. It's that simple. Regardless of your other commitments and obligations, if you really want to […]

What Does it REALLY Take to Become a Shark?

What Does it REALLY Take to Become a Shark?

Today I was thinking about the mass amount of people who leave their job every day, either by choice or by force. Either way, anywhere you look, statistics show the […]

Offline Sharks - Local Internet Marketing Association Interview

Interviewer - Kevin Wilke Interviewee's - Nick Ponte & Tom Gaddis

How to Make the Most out of Being a

How to Make the Most out of Being a "Newbie" Entrepreneur

Learning to welcome being a "newbie" can be difficult. If you are just starting out with your marketing business, there's a good chance that probably no one knows who you […]

What are Messenger Bots, and Why Do Local Businesses Need Them?

What are Messenger Bots, and Why Do Local Businesses Need Them?

Messenger bots have been taking the online marketing world by storm for years now. But what are they? And does your local business really need them? Messenger bots are robots […]

Productivity Tips for New Entrepreneurs

Productivity Tips for New Entrepreneurs

You wanna know something funny? I'm a serial list maker. Setting business goals and putting them down in writing is one of the best productivity tips I can offer to […]

7 Ways to Boost Your Credibility as an Entrepreneur

7 Ways to Boost Your Credibility as an Entrepreneur

We all deal with closing sales on a regular basis. Sometimes booking a new client comes easy, other times finding new prospects and closing the deal requires more convincing. However, […]