22 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Write A Book Before You Get Out Of Bed

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Everybody has “that book”. The one they are writing and can never quite get around to finishing and publishing. Personally, I must have four or five. The books aren’t completely abandoned, but they get “back-burnered” because of something else I “need” to work on.  After that, I end up opening the file every few days to […]

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06 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Breaking Trust and Losing Permission

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The number of holiday sales emails this year is ridiculous! In past years I received one or two extra emails per list. Three was “aggressive”. But this year I’m getting three per day from some retailers and they simply don’t seem to care that their practice is annoying their list members and current customers. After all — we can just […]

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16 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

You’re incredibly smart and handsome

Most (if not all) major brands add you to an email marketing list after you buy and register a product with them.  Such is the case with Toshiba.  I was forced to buy a new laptop when the one I owned was damaged in a car accident (I looked like I got hit by a truck, […]

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30 January 2014 ~ 1 Comment

The reason I called is…

The primary reason salespeople have a problem making cold calls (or reaching out to someone that don’t yet know) is fear of rejection.  That expectation of rejection comes from not having a true sense of purpose in regard to making the call. The salesperson doesn’t have the value they bring to the prospect specifically defined […]

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05 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

You Suck At Linkedin

I received the email below from a person who recently connected with me on Linkedin. I didn’t know this person myself, but we have several contacts in common, and this person currently does business as a vendor with a reputable company I worked with in the past — so it’s not like I randomly connected […]

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01 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Five Buck Brainstorms

I am happy to announce the relaunch of a newly revamped and reinvented twist on an idea I had a few years back to sell custom brainstorms for just $5 each. The new www.FiveBuckBrainstorms.com offers original Don The Idea Guy brainstorms on a variety of topics that I choose — and that you can submit […]

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31 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Free Ace of Sales Account

People know I’m a huge fan of Gitomer’s coolest sales toy ever — Ace of Sales. I liked it so much that I wrote an ebook sharing 52 ways to use Ace of Sales more creatively to brand yourself with clients, stand out from the competition, and to increase sales. I liked it so much […]

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13 July 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Free Ace Of Sales eBook

I’ve got a brand new ebook available at no cost — just for YOU! Jeffrey Gitomer (www.gitomer.com) recently unveiled a revolutionary sales and customer relationship management tool that makes selling easy (and FUN!) and you can get my new ebook for free, just for taking it for a no-risk/no-cost 30-day test drive.  Ace Of Sales (www.aceofsales.com) […]

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