Large advertising companies have often priced themselves out of the market for new or small businesses. These small companies do not have large enough budgets to afford to spend more than a few dollars per potential customer. Many of them have traditionally relied on word of mouth advertising to gain...

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Sales representatives work hard to sell the products or services their company provides for consumers. They must have a wide range of product knowledge and be able to answer the many questions potential customers pose. Some of these are about the product or service offered. Other questions deal with delivery...

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Companies have long known that consumers buy more than one product on a regular basis. Many have teamed up with companies that have complementary products. A store that sells vintage furniture may come to an agreement with a store that sells vintage clothing. Each one will carry discount coupons for...

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One of the more difficult jobs in business is customer service representative. These people are the face and voice of the company. They are often the only person a customer speaks with if there is an issue with a product or service. They are outgoing, friendly and helpful. Many look forward to each day because their work involves helping others. While product or service issues are almost always solved, customers believe the product or service they have purchased should have no issues. It is not the fault of the representative, but they are the in the line of the customer's ire when there is a problem.