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Danny Wong is an entrepreneur, marketer and writer. He is the co-founder of Blank Label, an award-winning luxury menswear company, and leads marketing for Receiptful, a platform to supercharge all customer interactions for eCommerce stores, and Tenfold, a seamless click-to-dial solution for high-performance sales teams.

He is a NYC native and Boston transplant. Things Danny loves include cycling around Boston and Manhattan, handball (it's a NYC thing), racquetball, avocado smoothies, and frozen yogurt.

Danny has contributed writings to Entrepreneur, ReadWriteWeb, TheNextWeb, and SearchEngineJournal. He loves to hear about anything new and interesting going on with technology, the web, marketing, and publishing, so feel free to reach out!

To connect, tweet him @dannywong1190 or message him on LinkedIn. For more of his clips, visit his portfolio.

Entries by Danny Wong

A CMO's Guide To Transitioning To A Startup

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 11:08 AM

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For accomplished professionals, the allure of working at a startup is powerful. This is especially true for individuals who have spent decades building their careers at large corporations. Eager to have a meaningful impact...

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Sales coaches matter: Going from $10MM to $100MM in sales

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 1:08 AM

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For most small and medium-sized businesses, sales keep the lights on. An effective sales force is crucial to ongoing profitability and long-term success, especially in B2B environments. But as a company grows, it faces several challenges that begin to test the true abilities...

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8 Uncommon Strategies for eCommerce Brands to Multiply Shopper LTV

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2016 | 12:13 AM

Earlier this year, RJMetrics published its 2015 eCommerce Buyer Behavior Report in which it revealed, "The fastest growing ecommerce companies have a customer lifetime value 79% higher than their peers." The study, which analyzed data from 176 eCommerce retailers and 18 million customers, proclaimed customer lifetime value (LTV) to...

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13 Email Marketing Tips to Increase Open Rates, Click-Throughs, and Shares

(1) Comments | Posted January 22, 2016 | 10:26 AM

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Email marketing is one of the most affordable and effective ways to consistently engage customers and prospects. For every dollar spent on email marketing, brands generate nearly $41 in sales, which outperforms mobile marketing ($10.51 per dollar spent), social media ($12.71), display advertising...

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Simplifying Sales: How Inside Sales Reps Can Shave At Least 15 Hours Off Their Work Week

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2016 | 3:35 AM

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Sales has become unnecessarily complicated. Besides selling, salespeople have several non-revenue generating responsibilities. Those include recording all their activities, analyzing data, producing performance reports, and creating sales collateral. To meet their quota and complete all their tasks, many sales reps arrive to the...

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7 Content Marketing Tactics That Boost Sales and Influence Buyer Behaviors

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2016 | 2:21 AM

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When used to its greatest advantage, content marketing can create a relationship between a company and its customers. With content, salespeople can add value to each client interaction, creating memorable touchpoints that help prospects successfully progress through each stage of the...

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7 Ways to Drive Mobile Conversions for eCommerce Businesses

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2016 | 2:38 PM

In 1997, Dell reached a huge milestone. It was the first company to sell $1 million worth of product online. The following year, the ecommerce industry as a whole grew to $8 billion in annual sales. At the time, consumers relished the opportunity to purchase goods they wanted from...

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14 Persuasive Words and Phrases Every Sales Rep Should Use to Drive New Business and Renewals

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2016 | 5:22 PM

Subtle cues can suggest authenticity or reveal deceit. The language we use in communicating with customers and prospects impacts our ability to excite them about the topic at hand and close the sale. What we say -- and how we say it -- matters.

Different words trigger predictable behaviors in...

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5 Low-Pressure Strategies to Sell Smarter

(0) Comments | Posted December 28, 2015 | 12:29 PM

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A high-pressure sales approach often makes leads and prospects uncomfortable. Potential clients want to be courted without feeling the pressure from a persistent sales pitch. Sales expert Bob Burg believes "a low-pressure--even no-pressure--[sales] approach will ultimately result in far more sales (not to...

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How to reject customer demands but still build brand loyalty

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2015 | 10:10 AM

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As your company grows, customers will demand more and more from your products and services. While most entrepreneurs generally will do nearly anything to please and retain customers, and while smart businesses are always keeping...

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The Importance of a Generous Referral Program (Plus 12 Clever Strategies to Prompt More Referrals)

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2015 | 6:46 PM

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Consumers are easily influenced by their peers. In fact, a 2012 survey from Nielsen suggests, "92% of consumers around the world say they trust earned media, such as word-of-mouth and recommendations from friends and family, above all other...

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5 Ways Salespeople Can Influence Marketing and Improve Your Product

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2015 | 1:11 AM

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Salespeople serve on your business's front line. In their active, client-facing role, what they learn from current and potential customers can help make a company better. They often hear brilliant business ideas from the customers they aim to serve. Using their knowledge, sales...

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How Data-Driven Marketers Are Saving the Day

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2015 | 10:12 AM

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Content marketers are increasingly drawn to data. A recent study by The Content Marketing Association (CMA) found that 92% of its members actively leverage customer data to bolster their content marketing efforts; 83%...

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5 Handy Steps to Optimize Your Social Revenue

(1) Comments | Posted December 3, 2015 | 12:36 AM

This year, U.S. social commerce sales are expected to reach $14 billion, up from $3 billion in 2012. By 2018, Statista predicts 2.44 billion people will be active users on social media. Now that Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter each have buy buttons built into users'...

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How Small Businesses and Startups Can Stay Competitive and Close Big Deals

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 3:01 PM

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Lean businesses have an advantage over their larger counterparts: They can move fast and innovate, which affords them a competitive edge in negotiations. With a clever approach to sales and thrifty marketing strategies, they're empowered to do more with less. Furthermore, with the...

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12 Ways Agencies Can Increase Their Billings

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 12:39 AM

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Growing an agency requires hard work, dedication, and killer accounts and sales teams. The inclination of most CEOs or managing directors intent on increasing their bottom lines is: more. More clients. More projects. More employees.

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Profitable Post-Purchase Marketing Opportunities for Ecommerce Shops

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2015 | 2:29 PM

Successful store owners never stop selling. When there is an opportunity to deliver more value to customers, ecommerce entrepreneurs encourage shoppers to complete follow-on purchases. The result is a happier customer whose lifetime value increases exponentially for the business.

Apple shoppers are among the most loyal users a store owner...

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7 Tips for Finding the Best Digital Marketing Agency

(1) Comments | Posted November 15, 2015 | 12:52 AM

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Companies with a strong digital marketing presence in their industry tend to outperform their peers, according to research from Capgemini Consulting and MIT's Sloan School of Management. Of course, rather than invest immense resources in hiring,...

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Quit Being Boring: How To Make the Ultimate Viral Video Now

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2015 | 3:05 PM

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Video is taking the world by storm: Cisco predicts that "[global] consumer internet video traffic will be 80 percent of all consumer Internet traffic in 2019, up from 64 percent in 2014." Businesses that have not yet invested in video need...

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7 Things That Keep Marketers From Doing Marketing

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2015 | 10:58 PM

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Everyone seems to think marketers spend a majority of their days pondering their next big campaigns. The truth? Marketing is hard. The life of a marketer is far from glamorous.

Marketers analyze data, conceptualize...

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