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May 2020 Newsletter: What has KYKLO been up to?

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KYKLO has created approximately 1.1 Million new SKUs since the first of the year. A goodly number of them were created since the onset of the pandemic (which hit Thailand a full month ahead of North America). We’ve enriched and improved product content in 14 Brands.


Stay positive, stay healthy, and focus.

Brian Beaulieu's takeaways for the future of distribution and how to prepare yourself.

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In a murky ocean of talking head doom and gloom, ITR's, Brian Beaulieu shown like a light. AHTD meetings are always a great time for valuable networking sandwiched between world class presentations. Under normal circumstances, we would be sipping a coffee, tea, beer or wine at one of those networking events and talking about the points of Brian’s thought-provoking session. Corona-inspired social distancing prohibits face-to-face exchange, so consider this the opener of a great virtual conversation.


Stay positive, stay healthy, and focus.

Stay positive, stay healthy, and focus.

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e here at KYKLO hope you and yours are staying safe during this uncertain time. Over the last weeks, your inbox has been flooded with strategies on how to work from home. But, KYKLO would rather pose a different question:
What should you be doing? Our answer is pretty simple . . . put on your work boots, throw on those jeans that you don’t mind getting dirty, and dust off that checkoff list you’ve been meaning to get to for the last (fill in the months or years here).


Coronavirus, Distribution and KYKLO.

Coronavirus, Distribution and KYKLO.

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The Coronavirus has impacted our daily lives at home and in the workplace. Government and companies are placing severe limitations on our ability to do our jobs. Restrictions tied to meetings have canceled some of our favorite industry events, and reports have come in that even customers are hesitant to have visitors unless there is an emergency.


Who is your champion?

Who is your champion?

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In our world, web presence needs a champion; someone to steer your company. While a KYKLO system requires very little work to get started, maximum success requires changes in behavior and new ways of thinking.


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KYKLO releases new Mitsubishi Content and 7 questions to ask for a prosperous 2020.

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January is a time for thoughtful contemplation, planning and perhaps a resolution or two. Most are led to the practice on a personal basis; mindful of exercise, quality time with family, personal development and the dreaded diet plan. Forward-thinking distributors make the time to apply similar contemplation to their business lives. Rather than dwell on minutia, the vanguard of our industry avoids the tactical and instead focus on strategic. Their thoughts zero in on seven big picture questions.


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Santa Distribution

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Most of you don’t realize this, but KYKLO and Santa Claus have a special relationship. Yep, the Red Suited Jolly One is our pal. We aren’t at liberty to go into all the details, but Santa probably leads up one of the most unique distribution businesses on the planet. Everyone realizes Santa’s delivery dilemma with packages millions of kids all required within a 24-hour period but think about the kids.


Turning Supplier Salespeople into Fans.

Turning Supplier Salespeople into Fans.

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Supplier salespeople can steer business your way. It’s a fact, our suppliers come in contact with customers, potential customers, and prospects every day. In a millisecond these people decide if they are going to push business your way or towards someone down the street. When they bring you an opportunity, it’s like free business.


The Product Specialist’s Role in E-commerce

The Product Specialist’s Role in E-commerce.

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Product Specialists are an important part of the distributor sales equation. The NAW book, The Distributor Specialist: Customer Champion, Profit Generator, outlines the value a specialist brings to organizations. By focusing sales efforts in a segmented slice of the distributor’s business.


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Celebrating a Great Year - KYKLO.

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We didn’t get the calendar mixed up. And, no it’s not the launch of a New Year on the Mayan Calendar or even the Thai Calendar. But this month marks a New Year milestone for those of us at KYKLO. It was just twelve months ago that KYKO signed our very first client in North America.


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Davis Controls Testimonial - Neil Montgomery.

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Davis Controls selected KYKLO as Their partner in moving toward distributor digitalization. Here is his thoughts and impressions from working with KYKLO. the next generation, they all shop online, they don't expect to go to a store to get exactly what they need . . . I think that if they can do it in the B2C space then we can do it in the B2B space . . . and I was fortunate to have been introduced to KYKLO."


KYKLO named a 2019 cool vendor in digital commerce by Gartner.

KYKLO named a 2019 "Cool Vendor" in digital commerce by Gartner.

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the distributor-focused webstore and content provider, today announced that it has been named a “Cool Vendor” based on the May 17, 2019 report titled, Cool Vendors in Digital Commerce by  Gartner, Inc.

3 KPIs that must be measure for a successful B2B e-commerce shop of 2019.

3 KPIs that must be measure for a successful B2B e-commerce shop of 2019.

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January’s gone and 2019 seems to be racing forward… New Year’s resolutions seem to come and go but there is still plenty of time to evaluate that list of goals. Are your goals important to your business’ long term profitability and growth?

The Human Search Engine, Google Numbers and things to think about before throwing big bucks down a cyber rat hole

[VIDEO] KYKLO's American and European Trip - 2018

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Make no mistake, customers are thinking and behaving differently today than just a couple years ago. When I was a rookie sales guy, the primary source of product information for my customers was their favorite salesperson.