Sales and marketing are oxygen for your business

Sales and marketing are oxygen for your business

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You’ve opened your doors on your first day of trading. You expect to see customers flood in. That trickle of people – appearing in ones and twos over the next few weeks – isn’t what you had in mind. Don’t the wider public know about all of the time and effort you’ve put into perfecting your services? Don’t they understand the years of experience which have gone into making them just right?

In short, no. They don’t. Because you haven’t told them. That’s where your sales and marketing departments (even if that’s just you in the beginning) come in. Without them, your business is going to start to choke…

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5 easy networking tips to get outside of your comfort zone

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Don’t worry. You’re not alone. Networking doesn’t come naturally to everyone. But taking some baby steps towards building your own network doesn’t have to be a big deal.

Here are some straightforward networking tips to get even the most private of persons out of their comfort zone:

1) Ask people questions about themselves

Most people love to talk about themselves. It’s not boasting. Well, not all the time. It’s just human nature. You’re your own specialist subject – and everyone likes it when someone takes an interest in them.

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Mail Boxes Etc. Australia Launches eLearning Platform MBE Academy

In striving for continued excellence, MBE implemented research last year to determine business growth opportunities. Findings concluded that the MBE business model in Europe is quite different than in Australia, with 80% of their revenue being derived from shipping and logistics services. In Australia, the main focus for MBE’s revenue is on printing services. MBE Europe has achieved this success in the shipping, logistics, packing and fulfillment arena through implementing strong selling skills.

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MBE Worldwide acquired PostNet International Franchise Corporation

Milan, 18 th of May 2017 – MBE Worldwide, one of the largest third-party logistics, printing and communication service retail networks in the world with 1,600 locations globally, purchased PostNet International Franchise Corporation (“PostNet”), a leading design, printing and shipping franchise with 660 locations in 9 countries.

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How 3D Printing Can Help Your Business?

3D Printing – it’s a developing technology that has recently been revolutionising the manufacturing industry in far more ways than one.

It has been available for a number of years strictly in engineering fields, but in more current times we are upgrading and stretching its capabilities to enable use in a multitude of other areas. Think Jewellery, Medicine and even Food; the opportunities are almost endless with 3D printing.

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Mail Boxes Etc. Celebrates 25 Years in Australia

In August 1993 the first Australian Mail Boxes Etc. (MBE) centre opened in Neutral Bay, NSW. This milestone marked the official start in Australia for one of the world’s largest networks of business service centres offering shipping, couriers, printing, graphic design and postal service solutions to business and private customers. This was quickly followed with the opening of Broadbeach in 1994 and Elanora (now Currumbin) in 1995 on the Gold Coast. MBE Australia now has 36 business service centres with another two set to open in the coming months.

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MBE Melbourne CBD Scoops the Pool at National Awards Conference

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Global franchise Mail Boxes Etc. Australia (MBE) recently held their annual national conference ‘A Feast of Ideas for Business Growth’ in the Barossa Valley. In attendance was international guest Giuseppe Bergonzi, General Manager Worldwide Development MBE Worldwide S.p.A. and globally recognised premier keynote speaker, Mark Carter.

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MBE Mail Receiving Services are truly unique

Of course you get a locked mailbox with 24/7 access – but that’s about where the similarities with an old fashioned PO Box end.

Unlike a dodgy sounding PO Box address, your MBE mail receiving service also provides a real street address.  This opens up endless opportunities.  It means you can receive parcels from any courier company – not just Australia Post.  It means your virtual business can now have an actual street address.  It also means you can keep your real residential address confidential.

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