Category Archives: professional development

B2B Sales is the New Retail

By Chuck Sink There are too many technology walls and filters against traditional sales calls for them to be effective today. Not only that, the buyer mindset has changed dramatically over the last 10 years. Cold calls were once respected, even appreciated by many buyers at a time when salespeople offered new product information and […]

I’m interested, but not right now.

By Chuck Sink This post is updated from one year ago and it is more relevant today than ever. I will need several business services and products to continue growing my business and many of them I don’t need now, or can’t afford yet. That’s why I want you to keep in touch so I […]

One salesperson = 2,000 more. Sound good?

By Chuck Sink This is important and serious business. Social Media – Facebook and Twitter in particular, have a bad rap in some business circles. Here’s why you need to consider some combination of Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, depending on what business you’re in. The holdouts still abound! There are many in small business […]

Showing up is fine. Helping unexpectedly is priceless!

By Chuck Sink There is a lot of volunteerism and philanthropy going on all the time. Most businesses I know devote time, energy and money to showing up at fundraisers, volunteer events and simply giving for the sake of helping the less fortunate among us. Thank God for the generosity of so many in the […]

The Story of Networking and Valuable Content

By Chuck Sink Original subscribers to this newsletter have been receiving some form of it since 2006. It started asBrandworth News, was reestablished as Big Hit Bits and became the Chuck Sink Link in April of 2010. The number of subscribers and quality of readership has steadily improved over 7 years. Market-leading business experts often comment on the articles […]

Speed what? Are you kidding?

By Chuck Sink Remember the ironically short “speed networking” fad?  I haven’t been invited to any such events or seen any advertised in the last year or two and I’m a prime target. However, I did hear about one the other night. The person who attended said he nabbed 3 or 4 good leads and […]

Learn and Network at the Chuck Sink Link Anniversary Event

A FREE NETWORKING EVENT to celebrate our TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Thursday, May 30, 2013 – 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Eastpoint Executive Center – 264 South River Road Bedford, NH 03110 Create Content  to Drive New Business! Presented by Chuck Sink Link and Eastpoint Executive Center Please RSVP  by leaving a comment right here on this […]

Curate Content that Drives New Business

By Chuck Sink In today’s marketing world you need to be a good Content Curator (Curator, huh?)  Curating the content is also known as getting the content so if I use the word “get” instead of “curate,” forgive me. The last real curators I knew worked exclusively for museums.   CEOs and sales executives are starting to […]

Business Development Top Ten

By Chuck Sink If you’re in a tricky business situation, to whom do you turn? The industry experts, right?  What if the industry expert is you or the guy down the hall?  Then you won’t have far to go for help.  If the expert you need is outside your company, you call the person in […]

Not right now but yes, I’m interested.

By Chuck Sink I will need several business services and products to continue growing my business and many of them I don’t need now, or I can’t afford them yet. That’s why I want you to keep in touch so I won’t forget you. One of the most common mantras you will hear from seasoned […]