Startup and Small Business Sales

Growing a small business isn't easy. Here's everything we've learned along the way on how to grow your startup or SMB from zero to thousands.


SMB Sales Strategy: How to Sell to SMB Customers in 2024
Startup and Small Business Sales

SMB Sales Strategy: How to Sell to SMB Customers in 2024

Selling to SMB companies is a useful skill, especially in 2024. More businesses exist today than ever before. Here’s how to sell well!
Anna Hunyadi
December 14, 2023
9 Steps to a Winning Startup Marketing Plan
Startup and Small Business Sales

9 Steps to a Winning Startup Marketing Plan

Looking for a startup marketing plan to drive traction? Don't leave success to chance! Our guide offers 9 steps to build your winning strategy.
Marijana Kay
August 22, 2023
What is a Small to Medium Sized Business: SMB Definition
Startup and Small Business Sales

What is a Small to Medium Sized Business: SMB Definition

A Small to Medium-Size Business is smaller, savvier, and has less time to waste than larger companies. Here's how to navigate the SMB sales process.
Amy Copadis
July 21, 2023
The Ultimate Guide to Startup Sales: Sales Process, Best Practices & Top Tools
Startup and Small Business Sales

The Ultimate Guide to Startup Sales: Sales Process, Best Practices & Top Tools

Maximize your potential with this comprehensive guide to startup sales. Learn from Close's founder about what it takes to achieve long-term success and scale up.
Steli Efti
May 19, 2023
How to validate your business idea in 4 steps
Startup and Small Business Sales

How to validate your business idea in 4 steps

To validate your business idea, you'll need to define a goal, experiment and refine your hypothesis, and develop a plan.
Hanson Cheng
June 27, 2022
What is revenue intelligence? 5 steps to get started & 7 tools to use
Startup and Small Business Sales

What is revenue intelligence? 5 steps to get started & 7 tools to use

Fast-growing SMBs and startups need revenue intelligence to forecast based on facts and react to early warning signs in your pipeline.
Amy Copadis
June 7, 2022
Starting your own consulting business? Avoid these 9 common consulting mistakes
Startup and Small Business Sales

Starting your own consulting business? Avoid these 9 common consulting mistakes

If you’re starting your own consulting business, avoid common consulting mistakes like being afraid to say no, trying to be good at everything, or forgetting to ask for referrals.
Amy Copadis
May 24, 2022
New client onboarding: 8 sales consultants talk about their onboarding process
Startup and Small Business Sales

New client onboarding: 8 sales consultants talk about their onboarding process

New client onboarding can be a challenge. How do you make your consulting onboarding process smooth and easy? Learn from 8 top consulting pros.
Amy Copadis
May 10, 2022
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