Monthly Archives: October 2011

(Blue Sky) Your New Business of the Future–Are You Ready?

The Virtual Retailer In the SMART blog post topic “Apps and Mobile Solutions for SMBs” I shared a unique case study on North Korean grocery store, Tesco. In the captivating video, Tesco, the number two grocery store at the time, … Continue reading

Posted in Marketing Planning, Mobile Marketing

SMART Clients’ HP Freeman and Dee Dee Ricks Appear on Today, Nightline, NPR & HBO

SMART Marketing Solutions’ clients Dr. Harold P. Freeman of the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute and Dee Dee Ricks of Ricks Consulting Group appeared this week on NBC’s Today show, ABC’s Nightline and NPR in promotion of the HBO … Continue reading

Posted in SMART NEWS

Enthusiasm = Sales Success. Period.

“Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, … Continue reading

Posted in Business Networking, Customer Acquisition, Leadership, Sales

Leadership, Innovation, Vision and Being a Champion at Business

Mourning a Prof-ersonal Friend The business world lost a great person this week with the passing of Steve Jobs. I did not know him personally but the fact that he changed the way I listen to music, how productive I … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Branding, Leadership, Marketing Planning, Public Relations

The Real Difference between Sales and Marketing

Sales and Marketing, Defined It has come to my attention, rather abruptly, that more companies these days are really blurring the lines between the all-too-important sales and marketing functions. Perhaps it’s the crummy economy, a desire to cut costs, or … Continue reading

Posted in Marketing Planning, Sales