Tag Archives | retention

7.10

Overcoming Amazon

If you’re in retail, you’re likely aware of the “Amazon effect” — an ongoing disruption of the retail market. This disruption is affecting prices and sales. It’s devalued and even bankrupted what were some of the most successful and well-known retailers in the world. One reason Amazon has been successful is their price strategy. They […]

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6.12

What Business Are You Really In?

I see many people confused about the businesses they are in. Entrepreneurs feel that their industry defines their business, but is that true? Am I in the newsletter or publishing business? What about the content creation business? After all, we create thousands of pages of content each month. I send this newsletter to over 10,000 […]

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Getting New Customers Is Hard!

With spring approaching, I’m mentally preparing myself for another 7 weeks of grueling travel for speaking events, networking opportunities, and meetings with prospects and partners. I’m always excited at the outset, but I know by the time the 7th week hits, I’m going to be burnt out. The good news about travel is it can […]

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8SecondSpan

Is The 8-Second Attention Span Real?

Microsoft conducted a widely publicized study a few years ago that concluded the average American’s attention span was now only 8 seconds — less than a goldfish. The idea that no one can focus anymore has made its way into all areas of business and life. We now read 140-character tweets. And apparently, no one […]

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