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The Secret To M&A Success

December 4, 2014 - Each year, hundreds of companies in our industry fail to grow. Others only see small gains. Very few, on the other hand, strike it rich. This article is about one company that struck it rich – really rich. I had the opportunity to talk with Jay ...


5 Appalling Sales Presentation Mistakes

November 19, 2014 - 1. Quickly dive into your speech This might be one of the worst standard practices in business: salespeople start their meeting with introductions, proceed with a company overview and then dive into their sales pitch. By doing so, they’ve missed...


5 Tips to Becoming Famous like Beyonce

October 14, 2014 - What do Kim Kardashian, Coca Cola and Beyonce have in common? Publicity. Thanks in large part to publicity, they became famous. Tell me you drink Coca-Cola because it tastes great, and I’ll bet you’ve never tried Chek Cola. Do you think Beyonc...


2014 Strategic Vantage Booth Contest

October 14, 2014 - Your nominations came in via Twitter and email for the industry’s best booth, and after narrowing down the entries to three finalists, you voted for the winner of our Booth Design Contest. And the winners are… 1st Place        Velocify...


The #1 Mistake LinkedIn Users Make

September 24, 2014 - By Keith Freeman, Social Media Specialist Today, LinkedIn is the de facto standard to connect with other business executives on social media. Most everyone uses it. Yet only a tiny percentage are actually leveraging it to increase their profiles a...