If you haven't mastered these simple sales skills, you won't be able to sell at the highest level. Make sure you've checked them all off.Over the past 10 years, I've had in-depth conversations with more than 75 sales gurus, as well as hundreds of sales professionals and managers. Based on that experience, I have concluded that there are eight–and only eight–truly essential sales skills.If you have these skills already, fantastic. If you don't, it's time to start filling in the gaps.Read more: How to Master Any Skill1.
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Your company's social media activities are like an open book. As such, what you say may be used against you the next time you try to borrow money.Two puzzling and challenging aspects of business--funding and social media--are about to come together to become even more vexing than either taken separately. Lenders have begun to look at social media to vet borrowers, according to the Wall Street Journal. Although this new trend seems largely focused on consumers, businesses too, particularly smaller ones, could face loan rejections because of their social media activity.How It WorksHow could what you do on a social network influence a lender's decision