6 04, 2018

Your Best Marketing Plan Might Not Be What You Think 

By |2018-04-06T10:14:35-04:00April 6th, 2018|Sales & Marketing|

In 2008 TKO Graphix  was one company with one facility. Then in late 2008 early 2009, a vision team was formed to explore future growth possibilities, How a Vision Team Could Save Your Business. We identified TKO’s target audience, explored their mutual problems, and we researched solutions that TKO Graphics might offer. Since that time [...]

29 03, 2018

17 Activities Successful Sales Managers Embrace

By |2018-10-10T15:04:23-04:00March 29th, 2018|Sales & Marketing|

What are the ingredients to a successful sales managers recipe? Is it hitting targeted sales quotas, building a roster, developing relationships with clients? Yes, it is, it’s all of the above and more, but what activities help successful sales managers reach these goals? As I’ve said more than once, you cannot do a goal you [...]

28 03, 2018

Smart-keting, when Sales and Marketing Work Together 

By |2019-02-04T12:41:18-04:00March 28th, 2018|Sales & Marketing|

Smart-keting is when sales and marketing work together forming one team with collective goals, based on mutually beneficial outcomes, and driven by shared activities. Does that sound like your sales and marketing teams? Do your sales and marketing teams work together or does it seem as if they live and work in separate worlds? Sales [...]

1 03, 2018

How to get the Most out of Working with Salespeople

By |2018-03-01T10:00:18-04:00March 1st, 2018|Sales & Marketing|

We’ve all had sales experiences that left a bad taste in our mouths. (Just say no to bad sales tactics.)  Most of us have dealt with salespeople that didn’t deliver the goods. And more than once we’ve been disappointed when working with salespeople or a sales team that didn’t meet our expectations. Unless we cut [...]

9 02, 2018

10 Things Salespeople Do That Client’s Hate

By |2018-02-09T10:26:19-04:00February 9th, 2018|Sales & Marketing|

Hate's a strong word. Personally, I can’t say I hate salespeople that do these ten things, but when they do them, I’m done. And not only am I done, but I tell others about my unfortunate experience, for example, an HVAC company that came to my house last year, but that’s another story. So, what [...]

1 12, 2017

How Can Social Media Improve Sales?

By |2017-12-01T08:58:58-04:00December 1st, 2017|Sales & Marketing|

Several years ago we landed a national account with more than 4,000 work vehicles to de-identify (remove old graphics) design, print, and deliver new graphics, and then install the adhesive vinyl graphics at the customer’s locations all over North America. We completed the job with few hitches and ahead of schedule. The customer was appreciative, [...]

10 11, 2017

4 Benefits of Content Marketing (or How to Explain it to Your Boss)

By |2017-11-10T11:05:24-04:00November 10th, 2017|Sales & Marketing|

At TKO Graphix I have the privilege of wearing several hats, leadership development, social media marketing, and content creation. In 2010 most people had little idea what this Twitter and blogging stuff was that I was doing. Many wondered if the effort was worth it. Today, people might not know exactly what it is I [...]