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1000 unique visitors a week


That is it! I reached 1000 visitors last week (1008 to be precise).  Not surprisingly this happens when re-started to post more often in the blog.

Only last month, and according to Google Analytics, I had visitors from 106 countries or territories. The top countries visiting my blog are:

  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
  • India
  • Portugal
  • Followed by Germany,  Philippines, Australia, Ireland and France

I posted about how to improve a website ranking, internet marketing, cloud computing, effective communication, strategyuser experience I and II, product management, Sales suggestions,  provided a couple of presentation tips, talked about my native country plus other things that you can check out by either searching or visiting the archive.

If you want to know how many visits I had when I start just ask Google for “what is the loneliest number”. The calculator will answer you.

Thanks to everyone that visited me 🙂

EDIT: To honor my Indian visitors I added Hindi as one of the languages where you can translate the blog automatically.

EDIT 2:     As of August I have over 2200 visitors a week :). I definitely need to post more often. Thanks everyone for visiting my blog

A post about: Sales Suggestions and Techniques (7 Tips 7)

I don’t want to go away from the usual subjects of my posts. They are usually around people management techniques and product/project management and a few protocols. However and, without being a pure sales person I’ll share a few ideas and tips that I’ve seen across the business word, that were shared with me by pure sales people and of course that you find on the web. If you want to know in detail more about this subject I’m probably not the right person :).

Sales, sales, sales. Get out there, prove yourself, show that what are you selling is what your costumer needs.

Seems simple but in order to better than the rest you must prove that your product will bring more value than what your competitors are selling. Sometimes it is not easy but here are a few suggestions how you present yourself differently and distinguish yourself from others.

1. Seems a bit harsh but your appearance matters. You and your product are linked and you are the image of your product. Basics of fashion in the business world say that belts and shoes should be the same color. Have your shoes polished and when it comes to your clothes… buy good quality (even if it implies having less).

2. Every company has their own business cards and sometimes you can’t personalize yours but remember. After you are gone… your business card should speak for you and still be appealing to your costumer. I’ve seen black and silver business cards. Printed on both sides. One side can have your product inspirational slogan or your personal inspirational quote. I’ve seen suggested that on the back you can stamp the 7 reasons why customers like doing business with you. I’ve seen a personal business card that was divided in 4 different parts that could be detached because the person was representing 4 different and similar products. You have all sorts of ideas. Just let your imagination flow (if you can).

3. If you communicate by email (doesn’t everyone?) make sure you have a effective e-mail signature. Your e-mail signature should have all the relevant contacts such as your name, a small and catchy sentence describing your expertise, a telephone number, and your/your company web site. Don’t write long emails presenting your product. Keep it short but include periodically a P.S. and a P.P.S. to emphasize new product introductions, special sales, and special events. You are not a boring brand ;).

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