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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Your marketing efforts may be producing great leads, but if you don’t know how to switch gears to close the sale, you won’t produce maximum income results. By Liz Wendling  
How to really know your audience
Quantitative research is very valuable and commonly used, but personas are also very important because they focus more on qualitative. By Brett Johnson  
CEBA winner: Denver Rescue Mission
The oldest full-service Christian charity in the Rocky Mountain region, known for its "Jesus Saves" sign outside the Lawrence Street shelter, helps return people to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens. By Nora Caley
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Here's the stark reality of the five-year educational pipeline created by the existing college and university system. Today’s colleges take far too long and are far too expensive. Here’s why. By Tom Frey   
The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! It's almost time for the Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference, an ACG Denver event scheduled for March 13-14. You won't want to miss it! 
Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section!    
    Community Calendar
Find out more about "Seven Seconds to a First Impression" on March 9, presented by author Julie Hansen and the Institute of Management Consultants. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own. 
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Mike Cote talks with Patricia Silverstein about the economic outlook for Denver at the Vectra Bank Economic Forecast breakfast.