Growing a Business | OkDork.com - Part 2

What I Learned Growing an 8-Figure Business

11 actionable tips from the learnings of my career. Sumo and AppSumo have grown massively in the past 12 months. Our team has more than tripled in size (now 40 people), and our revenue hit eight figures for the first time ever. I don't say this revenue number to brag. It's been a tough journey...

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Review Of "Secrets of Closing the Sale" and Zig Ziglar's Sales Closing Techniques

For my latest read, I've went ahead and picked up Zig Ziglar's book Secrets of Closing the Sale (audiobook available). Zig covers how to persuade people into saying "Yes!" when you ask them to, which is much-needed information to anyone doing sales or anything near sales. There's a lot of great stuff in there. Very...

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Consistency in Business

In my 20’s, I did not live in one place more than 1 year. I lived on couches for a year and did not rent my first apartment until I was 30. Yes, I did live in my Aunt’s basement for a year and my Mom’s house for a year post-college. Thanks Mom and Rhonda!...

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The 51 Business Tools I Use to Run My 8+ Figure Business

A few weeks ago, I visited some family friends and they asked me what tools I use for my personal life, home and business. Figured it’d be fun to share. Here goes: Online Services Outreach.io - Way to mass send personalized emails FollowUp.cc - Best way to never forget to follow up with someone. SendGrid...

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Top Talent Acquisition: 4 Steps to Hiring the Best Talent in the World

It’s hard to hire great people. Millions of employers say that every time they need to hire someone new. Recruiting the best people to work with is just like dating: all the best ones are taken! The best employees are already working somewhere! If you are in a committed relationship how hard would it be...

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How to Get Clients: A Freelancer's Guide to Growing Your Business

[This is a delicious guest post by Paul Jarvis. --Noah] Most freelancers start out their business like this: They get great at what they do. They build a website that talks about their expertise They set up their social media profiles and start promoting at people. They wait for clients to come to them. When...

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