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Chala's Small Business Marketing Blog

Who You Are Is More Important Than What You Say

I can hardly believe that I'm saying this. As a messaging expert who makes her living teaching businesses what to say, I would never have thought I'd tell you that your message is less important than anything! However, after speaking at Nasdaq this week, I'm going to...

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5 Hated Sales Email Mistakes

Recently, I've been keeping terrible sales emails I get just to turn it into a lesson for my clients. Sales email mistakes are the norm. For some reason, sales reps and marketing departments seem to think that committing the below mistakes are a sure-fire way into the...

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Our Pitch Sucks But We’re Growing Anyway

I've been conference coaching for the past 2 days. Conference Coaching is where I give free advice for a private, 20 minute session to a company's CEO about what they can do to sell or market better. One of the common things I've been hearing from CEOs is that they...

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People Need What I’m Selling, Right?

No buddy, they don't. One of the most important things that I teach my clients is that, sadly, the world isn't always looking to buy what they're selling. It's a low blow, a crushing disappointment and a bummer but there you have it. Why is that and what can you do...

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