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How To Start | A Gary Vaynerchuk Original

Let me tell you how hey guys I know I look like from scholars right now very high in the air back from London, headed to a York City Expressway a article, so many of you are stuck and can’t start.

I broke it down into that. What how and where right whw right like what are you going to talk about, but the way all of you need to do this and how you actually start is by doing you ever done anything, yet you know this whole fake it till you make. It brings. No value to anybody, you need to make something, and that thing is a manifesto. It’s always been obvious. It’s always been obvious. What causes success? What I needed to do you know every time I read content the internet web television readed, opening the other night was responsible.

Is working she’s interviewed George Lucas, something seeing the same shit. We took it to all the studios, every single one of them and nobody wanted it. So what you do so I said: well, I’m not going to give up now. You’re stuck you haven’t, started cuz you’re stuck, I think, you’re of using trumps the excitement of victory for so many people. So here you go what what I’m going to talk about? What do you want to be known for? Look yourself in the mirror and ask yourself: what do I want to do every day for the rest of my life? Do that and see what people need to understand is the way we communicate today is so different and the platforms have been redefined.

You want to be in health and fitness, you want to be in strategy, you want to in social media, you want to be and sneakers you want to be in coffee. You want to be in electronics, you want to be in in fashion york like smurfs smurfs. It up, you can make seventy thousand dollars a year talking about the smooth, whether that’s your mission or where you’re at right. Now your truth manifesto tell me what you’re thinking about it like if somebody made a article eight years ago that I think fashion should be high low.

I think people should wear expensive, stuff and inexpensive stuff in one wardrobe. They would have been like the queen or king of the vision of the fashion industry, just by making a article for the thing that facebook why your Instagram, like facebook’s, going to buy instagram four months later it happens. So I was on Piers Morgan, this company’s 550 days old, how the hell is it worth a billion dollars and my opening line is they stole it? And then I guess, last year, this time right, facebook bought whatsapp for 18 billion, and every article like the next day after the news came out is like oh wait a minute.

They fucking stole Instagram the. How is there’s only a certain few ways to communicate in the world whether this is article form something extreme yeah like just get on a train and go away for a week or something different? You have to break pattern whether this is audio form sitting here. Listening to my music list and I’m starting to find a little clarity, audio being a podcast you’re, an outspoken advocate for both hustle with self-awareness yeah.

So if you had to put them in order, even if it’s a 1a and one sample in self-awareness, not important when you know her, you, yes, when you know who you are hustle sexier yeah like it would have been cooler for, like the people. Listening for me to say, hustle, because it’s cooler right heck, you mean of do podcast, put the record on your phone and just speak your truth as I sit here right now, writing this article or at least mellowing it, because that’s how I do it get in Front of a camera to Southeast out, you know I’m old, now, kids, at 40, I’ve observed a lot to tell you that optimism and positive is a huge variable.

Good morning. Instagram me Gary. Instead of a motivational quote or some sort of collapse, one of those tamanna fees tell you all the guys, their attention thumbs up on the tripod or have a d-rock, your nephew or sister, making me this is real quick you can in turn is here. Somebody guys might remember him or you write it, but the way all of you need to do this and how you actually start is. By doing I create an obnoxious amount of content because you’re the strategy of how we do it don’t do anything.

Just keep. Reading keep reading my stuff keep being entertained by my energy. Keep being inspired, don’t do don’t look and have dinner at seven o’clock and 22 years like when your strategy is right, you win, and so we have figured out that pillar content creates content underneath it at scale. Everybody welcome to the first hashtag askgaryvee. I think it’s the first one, but I actually do think I tried to do this once before.

I feel like I’ve got the team now in place to actually do this more often to macro patients macro patience, my patients you’ve got a deploy. Patients you’ve got to love the process, what’s the ROI of social media, so I look at her ago. What’s the ROI of your mother, there are so many people in here that shouldn’t be producing article, because that is not the best way they communicate only a decade ago, as I was speaking here, all I would be talking about is blogging.

Yet there are people in this room that are caught up by picture and article communication and they are tremendous writers and they don’t realize that blogging or posting on medium or even my favorite little hack. Right now, if you’re a good writer – and you want to build up a profile for your business or for yourself, I actually highly recommend you start blogging inside of Facebook and Instagram, I literally mean writing seven.

Fifteen twenty five sentences. Three four five paragraphs word: a written content within your feeds that people will absolutely consumed. So that’s number one and two know what and and how right like. How are you going to do it and then we’re distribution? That’s that’s what you need to figure out next and it’s the hardest part for a lot of you hardest part is to start the next hardest. Binlog things are hard hard to start hard to know what format do it in audio written article and the number three? How do you get people to see it all goes down in the DM which key is providing other people more value? I just don’t see people doing it, it blows me away and it is absolutely wonderful and it is absolutely going down on Instagram DM influencers where you pay for it even pay in facebook ads Instagram a sponsorship deals youtube pre-rolls against people of those interests fashion.

You know feed line, sneakers technology or or you reach out to people that have audiences urge hashtags click them look at. The account then see how you can bring them values, DM them go and soft, bring value, rinse and repeat: 10, three or five thousand times. So the thing maybe should do is go upper east side doesn’t get. This guy looks like it took picture Haji Instagram influencers right now today, for doers is the probably, but only behind facebook, ads the single best arbitrage in marketing and then then try and then you learn when you’re a pioneer you have to taste it.

There’s no report. There’s no white paper, there’s no modeling mixed metrics that are going to teach you how that’s going to work when you’re the first explorer. You have to taste the berries and hopefully they’re, not poisonous we’re living through this incredible era of massive opportunity. Yet everybody’s talking and reading and nobody’s fucking doing start fucking executing. So what does that mean? That means you should write a medium blog post every week, content podcast article written, quotes, pictures and then tactics.

What scares me quite a bit is that most of you, when you see these logos, you think of a piece of content that you make and you think of those five blogs and more as places where you distribute it. Twitter and Facebook are tools. Twitter and Facebook are markers and crayons right, no fax machine. These are not just distribution blogs. These are blogs where you have the natively story, tell Facebook youtube and instagram or ABC NBC and CBS, and what I figured out for last decade is how to make mash and the end with and show, and he are inside.

Though, and my question is, how do I also and stop being a pussy metemma, I want to do where you are go. What’s lacking you some, I don’t know other people’s POV come on man classic style. Yes, yes, please take a step back and think about how awesome it actually is. It is imperative that not only do you start thinking about your content strategy on these platforms for your business, facebook, targeting I mean, like I mean that’s it like you, can literally put your business address, run a male, a radius around it or everybody in the 70, 8, 1 zip code or 20 8802 as very Jersey in the house, zip code and everybody will see it and that’s in that zip code in that feed.

It’s a piece of cake. So if we talk about coffee, Google, the word coffee and the word blog or coffee and media company and literally email, every editor and writer of every copy blog on the internet, the way you’re going to make money online and by the way anywhere it’s by grabbing. It so if I were you, I would do this, I would go to whoville, I would type in beer, so I would click this one pop glasses, calm.

I go to this site, I see what they have. I would find if the phone number of this place. Here’s a phone number. I pick it up. How long could I speak to about you guys, possibly advertising a light? Beer blog that’s mean, then search the hashtag coffee and go to every coffee, influencer and coffee, released and coffee media site on Instagram and DM them, and ask them to give awareness to this manifesto.

You just wrote, and one out of three hundred twenty-seven will but that’s better than zero. Undervalue is just that. One view needs to be the right view. Place one view is a humongous will take sense until you do it and what I’m willing to sit here right now and make this article hoping that one fucker one boxer says: oh shit, yeah fuck it. Where the threaten word. We look at the mediums linkedin.

The word presses, you start a blog right or we do it on your facebook or you do in your cereal. How there’s only really three core waves in the current internet to really communicate to the world, the written word or article? What I’m doing right now youtube facebook, article Instagram one minute version article – is the other way we communicate a number three audio the boom of podcast. These are things that matter what the fuck do you want to talk about? How are you going to communicate it written audio or article, and how do you get people access see? This is where we showed you how to go into the DM right, then, before you’ve got to figure out how to use some money and use facebook ads and target the people that you’re trying to reach or grinding hustle.

Just literally female is 702 1500 different blogs or media sites and saying he wanted this spread with my content, somebody has a 14,000 person, email newsletter about coffee news, find that person and ask them Scott asked, be smart, Jab, Jab right hook, ask them what you can Do for them, because you want everybody to read this. He posted on medium and hit up the editors of medium, who curate content post a link on it and to read it right, hit up the 4700 coffee influencers on youtube and send them a message and ask them if they want to read it on their youtube.

Blog that has 147 views. 147 news is better than zero, the fuckin work and how you start


 

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Digital Storytelling Tips with Donald Miller, Building a StoryBrand

My name is Tyler Kelley, I’m the co-founder and chief strategist. At slam agency. We are a full-service boutique digital marketing agency, really designed to help you captivate, motivate and inspire people to action through advertising and I’m really excited because today I’m going to introduce you to another one of my favorite books when it comes to copywriting storytelling, developing a message.

So last week we talked about the importance of understanding the sales process as a marketing professional. In order to level up your marketing expertise, you really have to understand sales why people buy? What motivates people drives people to action? If you can understand this, then you can really level up your marketing game now, if you’re a marketing director, that’s just always done marketing, then maybe you haven’t had a chance to get out in the field.

This is obviously the best place to start to understand how your sales organization operates the challenges that they face. You know what are those conversations that they’re having with people in real life. You really should absorb these types of things. That way, you understand, you know number one where your sales team is coming from and number two. What are the types of messages? What are the types of responses that help people get just a little bit further along in that buying cycle without understanding the literal, nuts and bolts of your organization’s sales process, then it’s going to be really hard to market.

You know no longer are we in a day and age where marketing can be here and sales can be here. We really have to bring these two together break down these silos. Bring these two together, align them so that marketing and sales are both operating. You know with similar KPIs with the same end goals, mind working as a unit and that’s how we can get more done, and so you know when it comes to understanding sales as a marketing professional.

The first way to do that is to just you know, get on the ground with your people and just absorb in the same way that you know in in branding. We would absorb the the attitudes interest, opinions of the brand, the voice of the brand, and we would we would work that out through a branding guidelines. In the same way, you should really absorb all that there is to absorb when it comes to sales. Now the second best way to kind of get this into your way of thinking as a marketing professional is to read copywriting books, okay copywriters, the best copywriters, the the copywriters, the legends of years years past.

These are the people that understood human behavior understood how to get people to buy. Now. What I really like about copywriting books is that they can bind. You know all of these important elements: the cycle and user psychology, buyer psychology, a thorough understanding of the sales process and then putting those things together, how to craft a message that drives results, and so really the best copywriting books put all of these things together and You’re able to get all of this knowledge in one book: okay, otherwise you’re reading books on psychology on why people buy you’re learning about the sales process, reading books on on on just sales process and buying cycle, and these types of things.

And then you know messaging and storytelling, and but the best copywriting books are going to combine those three elements, and so last week I introduced my one of my favorites scientific advertising this week, I’m going to introduce another favorite. This one is building a story brand by Donald Miller, New York Times bestseller. This guy runs an agency at a Nashville. Tennessee has has had some pretty high-profile clients over the years, but I think now he’s primarily focused on driving this methodology into the marketplace.

Helping agencies helping businesses kind of get up to par when it comes to story brand and the story brand framework. Now, in this book he talks about how companies waste an enormous amount of money for to really two reasons. Number one is that they just felt a focus on what matters to buyers right and what matters to buyers. What really when it comes down to it. The reason people buy is because they’re either looking to survive or thrive, they’re looking for a transformation they’re.

Looking for your product or service to take them from their pain point to success and in reality you know, we waste a lot of money because we don’t get to the point and we don’t tell users, tell our buyers potential prospects. What’s in it for them, and specifically, what’s in it for them, it’s like what’s that result, what is that, after effect after you’ve utilized my product or service, the second way that, as a company you can waste, a lot of money is just being confusing.

You know, we’ve heard this: Barry Schwartz talks about analysis, paralysis and this whole idea that the more confusing your offer is, the more likely it is that you’re just going to run people off. I mean you have to keep things simple, and the beauty of a storytelling framework is that it allows you to keep things simple and really that’s what this book is all about. It gives you a framework that you can use, and by framework I mean like it’s a fill-in-the-blank framework that, if you just take it step by step, you’re guaranteed to not be so confusing in your offer or in your pitch and you’re, really going to focus on The things that matter to buyers, which is surviving thriving that personal transformation taking them from that pain.

Point to that success. That’s that’s what a framework allows you to do now in previous episodes. We’ve we’ve dug into frameworks, and we’ve introduced several different types of options when it comes to frameworks and Donald will tell you himself that you know he didn’t invent this. This his framework is based off of the narrative framework. The narrative storytelling method, which has been with us four thousand beings for of years, and what he’s done is he’s just taking this put it into.

You know this book in a way that you, as a business owner as a marketing professional, can understand and utilize and put into practice right away. So I want to give you some highlights and, and in the in the show notes we will definitely, you know, have a link to this book so that you can purchase it and we’re available. Should you have any questions like on this practice, this this framework methodology? Okay, so building a story brand.

So when we think about the framework itself, the story brand framework, it’s really quite simple: here’s how Donald puts it a character has a problem meets a guide who gives them a plan, calls them to action and that action either results in failure or success. It’s it’s. The sb7 there’s seven steps to it. It’s super simple. The way I like to think about it is number one you have to identify you have to in any sort of marketing or advertising.

You have to allow your prospect, your target market to self identifying. Okay. So when I say self identify that means that, if you’re developing a radio commercial, if you’re developing an online article, if you’re, writing website copy right there front and center, your character has to identify themselves and the best way to do. That is by identifying themselves with the problem and so, for instance, if you’re a marketing director who is struggling with trying to make sense of digital marketing and how best to utilize digital for your goals this year.

If you can say yes to that, and that’s the first thing that I lead with – and you say yes to that – then you’ve identified yourself as a potential customer for what we’re offering in that case and so really a character who has a problem. These first two steps is that self identification. It’s a question that you can ask this person this this persona, this customer avatar of yours, this customer segment.

It’s a question that you can ask them that they say yes to so, for instance, if you run a barber shop, it could be as simple, as is your hair a little too long. Are you looking forward to getting a haircut if you can say yes to that, then boom the story has begun. What’s next meets a guide? Now, here’s the thing a lot of times when we think of storytelling, especially as marketing professionals. We think that we’re the subject of the story and that’s actually not true.

We are not the hero of the story, you know every good story, you know that hero is on a journey and for us our hero is the customer, so the customer is the hero. Whatever it is that you’re selling your customers, the hero, not your brand okay, where does the brand come in? Where do you come in? You come in as the guide you’re the guide. That’s going to take them from that pain point whatever problem, it is that you identified you’re going to take them from that before state, as Ryan Deiss likes to say that before state and then you’re going to give them a plan that says: okay, you do this! You do this, you do this and you’re going to achieve the success that you’re looking for you’re, going to have this transformation you’re going to survive you’re going to thrive.

If you do these things, that’s a guide who gives them a plan once you’ve done those two steps, then it’s you got a call to action. If you don’t ask you don’t receive so, let’s call this person to action. Okay. How do you do that? Maybe in a radio commercial, what might you say you might say dial this number visit WWE you got to call them to action. You got to say do this: if you do this, you’ll receive this.

If you don’t, you won’t and that’s the final. The final step. It’s because this call to action if they don’t take it, you have to you, have to kind of point them back to where they are and say: listen if you don’t visit WWE, so you see calm, then you’re going to be exactly where you were yesterday. You’re still going to have this confusion, this pain point it’s going to be with you, but if you visit WWE solution, comm and sign up and follow through with the steps and take action on that plan, then you’re going to have this success that you’re going to Survive you’re going to thrive, you’re, going to see transformation for your brand as an individual you’re going to realize success and that’s the key.

A character who has a problem meets a guide who gives them a plan that cause them to action. Hinting at that failure that you’re avoiding reminding them of that and then pointing them to success. That is how, in seven simple steps, this book Donald Miller says that you can. You can clarify your message so that customers will listen. Okay, so, like I said we’re going to leave a copy of this or I’m sorry we’re going to leave a link to this in the show notes for today’s show and read this – I mean these.

This is great storytelling this. This is the type of book that will help. You grow your business. If you are an entrepreneur, if your startup founder, if you’re a foundation director like it doesn’t matter, storytelling, is key. We have been telling stories for thousands of years as human beings and storytelling. It’s really, you know at the end of the day, it’s copywriting and Donald is an amazing copywriter.

So when I think of copywriting books that can level up your marketing game, this is one of them. Okay, so check it out. Thank you for tuning in. If you enjoyed today’s show or if you’ve read this book, let me know in the comments I’d be be excited to hear you know, who’s already read this and what you got out of it. If you read it make sure to tell me what you got out of it and if you haven’t read it but you’re going to order it.

Let me know that too, because I want to. I want to follow up with you and figure out. You know what were some of your takeaways from this book at the back of the book is a lot of really actionable practical things that you can do with your website and so there’s a lot here. There’s a lot here for marketing professionals and for business owners. So so I highly recommend it again: building a story brand by Donald Miller.

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The 4 Parts To Social Media Marketing

Welcome to the we are slam show where we share marketing agency, insights, best practices and ideas to help your business grow. My name is tyler kelly, i’m the co-founder and chief strategist right here at slam agency we’re a small but mighty full-service marketing agency that helps marketing directors, like you execute on your vision, execute on your strategy, just think of us, as the outsourced marketing department, with a Specialty really in digital marketing, and today I want to talk to you about social media now a lot of times when we think about social media.

We just think about the Big Five Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn, but here’s the thing social media is so much bigger than that and as a marketing director, you really have to understand how big it is so that you can take full advantage of every aspect Of social media, okay, so social media is composed of four equally important parts. These are social, listening, social influencing social networking and social selling, and in this article I’m going to go through each one.

Social media allows us to social, listen, ok, social listening is tuning in to the needs and to the wants of our customers and social media gives us the platforms, the tools that we need in order to do this more effectively in the olden days we used to Do focus groups we used to do polling and all these types of things, but, as we know, these things aren’t really as effective as they used to be polls used to be the gold standard for determining elections.

Well, now polls aren’t written worth their paper that they’re written on right and focus groups used to be. You know the thing it used to be like: let’s go in, let’s talk with some people, that’s asking questions, but the dirty little secret. Is this people? Don’t tell you what is truly on their mind in a focus group situation. They tell you what they think you want to hear. We’ve known this as marketers for many years, there’s been a lot of studies, a lot of research that say for focus groups, just don’t give you the real information.

So how can you get the wrong information? Well, social listening is the way to do that. So how do you do it? Well, you figure out where your customers were your prospects, where your potential customers are okay online, whether it be Facebook groups, LinkedIn figure out where these conversations are happening, whether it be a forum or you know, on a blog comments. These types of things, wherever it is figure it out and then begin to listen, hashtag following on Instagram on Twitter.

This might give you some insight into what types of things your customers are talking about, and this is where, if you’re doing you’re listening right, you can really begin to tap into what their pain points are. What they’re psyched, what the psychographics are like, what their attitudes interests and opinions are, and this will give you insight as a marketing director into how to approach them through advertising and marketing real quick, a few of my favorite tools for listening in social media, an oldie But goodie HootSuite really great way to set up what you want to pay attention to and then go back to that daily and kind of see.

What’s new, what’s happening, HootSuite is an oldie but goodie a few others that I, like I like mention. I, like Agora, pulse and I like brand, read now the second part of social media that you need to be aware of and know how to tap into is social influencing. Now, when you think of social influencing, I want you to think really about influencer marketing. Okay, influencer marketing is something that has come on the scene.

You know in a big way the last couple years and there’s some really good uses of influencer marketing. There’s some really horrible examples of influencer marketing as well. Now, here’s the thing: if you go: google, influencer marketing or social influencing what you’re going to find is you’re, going to find lots of blogs lots of lots of articles that are all about how wonderful influencer marketing is, but for the majority of people reading this article, It’s probably not going to work for you.

Here’s the thing there’s been a lot of research recently that has that has shown that influencer marketing does not provide the ROI that it has promised that it would provide there’s a really great episode on Noah Kagan presents, which, by the way, is one of my favorite Podcast, if I tuned in to a podcast, I’m tuning into Noah, Kagan’s podcast, and this podcast was all about influencer marketing, the ins, the outs, what works, what doesn’t it was with a guy named Josh snow, who has really approached influencer marketing in some unique ways, and He shares his experiences and his data in influencer marketing to tell you what works and what doesn’t and for the majority of you reading right now, I guarantee that it’s probably not going to give you the results that you expect that it should all right.

The number three part of social media – it’s the big one, social networking now, when you think about social networking, there’s there’s some really big ideas, and I want you to. I want you to grasp the first is this likes? Don’t matter likes, do not matter. Okay, there’s an article, it’s called a thousand true fans, and it’s just it’s all about how just in life in business in the creative world that you can accomplish so much more with a small group of devoted followers raving fans, then you can, with a large group, Perfect example: Priceline, if you go to their Facebook page you’ll, see that they have millions of followers and their interaction rate.

Their engagement rate is so low, less than 1 %, and it just blows my mind that they can invest so much in this likes game. In this likes number and so little in engaging content, the secret here is social media. Networking is all about that devoted group of fans of followers who will buy everything that you put out that will engage with every post that you put out. This is what social networking is truly about, and if you lose sight of that objective, then you’re going to just be in this rat race that continues and continues and there’s no winning the better way is to mobilize the audience that you do have and not to Focus on all the numbers not to focus on all those people that aren’t going to become customer now, there’s a couple other things I want you to be aware of when it comes to social networking and the first is seeker versus engagement.

Remember this seeker versus engagement when it comes to social networking. There are two types of social networks. The first is seeker networks. Okay, a seeker network is it’s it’s kind of based on this idea of search; okay, it’s where you as a user, will go to that network and you will type in a search and you’re looking for something you’re seeking out information. Okay, a perfect example of this is YouTube.

People go there to seek out the majority of people, go there to seek out information. It’s the second largest search engine in the world, just behind Google, and so, if your goal with YouTube is to build like this massive network with these fans that are engaging, then there’s a super high bar to make that happen and more than likely you’re going to Have to invest a lot of money into making that happen, and the reason why is because you’re going against the flow you’re going against the current the current when it comes to YouTube, is as a seeker Network.

So what you should do on a secret network? Is you should build content optimize it for search optimize it for SEO so that when people go and they type in the search, your content is going to pop up on that first page of results? Okay, so on a seeker network, it’s all about! How can I optimize SEO optimize my content to be found to be discovered later on down the line? It’s not about building this massive blog, where you have a ton of followers and there’s just massive amount of engagement.

That does happen on YouTube, but that is those are the outliers. Those are the success stories. Those are the unicorns okay, the majority of YouTube and the majority of the people using YouTube, use it as a search engine. Now the flipside is engagement. Engagement is where you do have networks where people are engaging where there’s conversations where there is community being built. Perfect example: Facebook Instagram.

These are perfect examples of engagement networks. Now, what I want you to realize with an engagement network like Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin Instagram, is that these are the networks where you can do social listening, because these are the network. We’re conversations are actually happening where there’s groups where people are, you know breaking off into groups of similar interest. Okay, this is engagement networks, and this is where social listening happens.

This is also where you can social influence behavior by way of becoming part of the conversation by becoming a thought leader on the network and by generating and creating content, that’s captivating motivating inspiring that that drives action. Now. The second big idea that I want you to get today is this idea of opened versus closed networks. Okay, YouTube is a perfect example of an open network.

What does YouTube do when you search it, takes you to other people’s content and that most likely links out to the web very similar to Google right, Google, which is not necessarily a social network? Although many SEO s would argue that it is when you type a search into Google, what happens? Is you get a list of results on your search engine results page and when you click the link, it takes you to another site off of Google right same way with YouTube.

It takes you off of YouTube and then there’s no penalty there. Okay, this is actually encouraged. It’s the way that the open network is built. It’s built to lead you to content that doesn’t exist on their site. However, when it comes to closed networks, this is not always the case. A closed Network really penalizes you when you post content, that is not part of its network that is not hosted on its network.

Okay, Facebook is a great example. It’s a closed network. How can you identify a closed Network? Well, the first thing is in order to access most of the content. You need to be logged in okay. It’s a closed network YouTube. You don’t need to be logged in access to content, Facebook LinkedIn! You need to be logged in to access the content, so these are closed networks anytime. You have to log in to access to content.

Then what I want you to think of as a marketing director is, I don’t want to post third party links now. The first question I always get when talking with a marketing director is well Mike, my site’s, not really a third party link, because it’s my site, it’s my page and it’s my site, but you guys think about like this. It’s your brand on Facebook’s, page! Okay! It’s it’s on facebook.Com and because it’s on facebook.

Com, if you put a link to your site in the post to your site, that’s a third-party site, meaning Facebook doesn’t own your site and because of that, and because Facebook is a closed Network, then what’s going to happen. Is Facebook is going to penalize you? I know they say that they don’t, but they do. Experience shows that they, just they don’t show content when it’s when it’s a youtube link, they’re not going to show it to very many people.

You can test this on your own pages when you post a link to your website, they’re, not going to show it to very many people and because Facebook is really built on this snowball algorithm, which is like the more people that like and engage with your content. The more they’re going to see your content and the more they’re going to introduce your content to new people and then on the flip side, if you post a link, no one sees it.

No one engages with it, then what you’re doing is you’re digging a ditch for yourself anytime, you post a third-party link on your site, so be very wary of any time. That might be the case when you want to do that when your boss is like. I want to post a link to you, know our products page here on the site. The reason why Facebook introduced shops is because they don’t want you to go to your website to shop.

They don’t want your customers to go to your website to shop. They want them to shop on Facebook, because Facebook is a closed network and they want everything that happens with their traffic to happen on facebook.Com. If it’s not happening on facebook.Com, then guess what very few people are going to see it they’re going to push it to the side and they’re not going to show it to anyone. So as a marketing director anytime, you have a third-party link on a closed network.

Realize that it’s not going to get very far, the fourth part of social media is social selling and I’ll. Let you in on a little secret. It’s not selling at all, rather social selling is all about building a brand. It’s all about becoming a thought leader. Building familiarity, we’ve talked several times over many episodes that people buy from those that they know like and trust, and the quickest way to drive an increase.

Likeability is by building familiarity it’s by being present by being out there. By having your face out there, the more people see you the more they like and the more that they trust you. I know this is crazy, but it’s it’s a fact. The more they see you the more they like and trust you. As a matter of fact, it’s called the familiarity bias so build it. Put your face out. There put your brand out there be out there be out there as often as you possibly can, and do so.

The step up here. The level up here is, if you’re out there with valuable content. If you’re out there as a thought leader, then people will begin to see you that way. Why do we do that? We are slam shell, so that we can share our experience. We can share our insights, our knowledge with marketing directors like you, so that when the time comes for you to hire an agency, if, when the time comes to, when you just can’t execute – and you just don’t – have the bandwidth to do everything that you need to Do you know in-house, then it’s like okay, we’re going to think about slam to be that that digital partner to be that outsourced marketing department that we can hire that that I can use as a marketing director to do everything that I need to do in terms Of like graphic design, article copywriting social media, digital advertising, I need a team like that, and rather than hiring that team one by one and figuring out, you know who’s who’s good in this position in this position and managing all those people.

Rather than doing all of that, I’m going to hire slam because by hiring slam, I get all those specialties. I get all those people, but I get a team that works well together and that I can provide vision to and strategy for and that they’ll execute on that and it’ll be amazing for my bottom line. Okay, that that’s the value there and that’s why we share content like this, to make you aware of our abilities to make you aware of our knowledge and our capabilities so that when the time comes, you already know who to call that’s what social selling is social Selling is not me hitting you up on LinkedIn and being a nuisance.

Okay, that is social spam. It’s not social selling, so you know why do i? Why am I never on LinkedIn? Why do I just despise LinkedIn? Why do I think that, like everyone in the business world, putting their time into LinkedIn is a waste of time, because it’s a spam network? You can quote me on that. It’s a spam Network and everyone, that’s on LinkedIn for the most part, is usually LinkedIn in the wrong way and just you know, rabbit trail.

If I want to engage and connect with the rail people, then I’m not going to do it on a network like LinkedIn. I’r going to do it on a network like Facebook or Instagram, and the reason why I do that is because that’s when people put their barriers down and that they’re there there they are their real selves at that point on LinkedIn, everyone just has like a mask On it’s the business, you know it’s business, business, business and everyone’s in that business mindset and it’s hard to break through that and really like what most people do to break through that.

It’s just spam, the heck out of you – and I don’t like that. I don’t like LinkedIn, you can quote me on that. Social selling is not social spam, so, rather than hitting somebody’s email, inbox or you’re, deeming them and like just bugging the heck out of them. How do you prospect well inbound prospecting is the key, and that is by putting out articles, putting out post that that provide information and value to the reader and putting that out there, knowing that when the right person comes along and sees that content that they’re going To reach out the final thing that I want you to think about, when you think about social selling is what I call trigger events this could be on.

You know one of the ways that you could use LinkedIn, it’s like okay, I just got a new job. It’s posted, like so-and-so, just got hired here. That is a trigger event. That’s an event that you should be aware of, because it marks a change in that person’s status in that person’s career, and so you know rather than you just saying, hey Congrats, take a note. Knowing that you know if your marketing director you just got hired on as a marking director, your onboarding you’re learning about your new company, there’s a lot of stuff going on, and if I were going to contact you, it’s not going to be on day one right.

If I were going to reach out to you, if my goal was to do an outbound prospecting, then I would I would look at that trigger event, and I would know that within a month and a half two months, that’s probably the time when you’ve got your Bearings and your ready to begin seeking out help, and at that point I want to make sure that you know about who we are and what we do. And so, if I paid attention, if you’re you know one of my targets, if you will, if you’re somebody that I want to work with, and I’ve paid attention to the fact that that you know you started about a month and a half ago, then now I Know that it’s probably a good time to get on your radar.

Okay, this is trigger event awareness. The other thing is just buying cycle awareness, and this is where social listening comes in in regards to social selling. You have to be in tune with those accounts that you want to work with, so be aware of that buying cycle be aware of where they are in that consumer journey, and you can do this with social selling, okay, so the four parts of social media, social Listening social influencing social networking and social selling be sure to listen to this a couple times because there’s a lot of good info in this podcast next week, we’re going to talk specifically about social media networking and how you can get the best bang for your buck.

With the big five all right, if you’ve enjoyed this podcast if you’ve been joined, this show do me a favor, and let me know anywhere where you listen or read. Leave me a comment. Send me an email, Tyler and slam. Agency.Com I’d be happy to connect with you now, if you’re looking for an outsourced marketing department, if you need help right now, give us a call shoot us an email or go to our site. Slam.

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Top 5 Social Media Best Practices of 2020

Welcome to the we are slam show where we share marketing agency, insights, best practices and ideas to help your business grow. My name is tyler kelly, i’m the co-founder and chief strategist. At slam agency. We are a small but mighty full-service marketing agency, that really works as an outsourced, marketing department for marketing directors like you marketing directors that have an idea and a vision for where you want to go.

But you don’t have the team the time or the bandwidth to make it happen. That’s where we come in now today, we’re going to give you some insight into how we do social media. In fact, these are my best practices for social media networking now, typically, this is the type of information that an agency would want to keep to itself, but we’re not that way. As a matter of fact, we know that the more we give the more we receive, and so we just want to give you as much knowledge as much value as many insights as we possibly can, and this show today is going to do just that.

Okay, so let me ask you a question: what do you think is the number one reason people unfollow a brand on a social network, any ideas. Well, let me tell you it’s because their posts are too promotional. Okay, I’m going to share with you our rule here at slam. We call it the 80 % rule. This is a big one. I want you to write this down. No more than 2 out of every 10 post should be promotional, and this is true on every network, no more than 2 out of every 10 post should be promotional.

This is the 80 % rule. As a matter of fact here at slam we like to we try to make that the 90 % rule and with many of our clients we try to make that to 90 % rule, and so now I know you’re thinking as a marketing director. Well, you know my job is to promote the business that I work for. My job is to promote my brands, so you’re telling me that I’m I shouldn’t really be doing that in social media.

What should I do good question key is to really create content that people on an engagement network can get behind can share, can engage with, can can have conversations around. This is the type of content that you like to share. As a matter of fact, we do social media for an HVAC company. Can you believe it an HVAC company now, typically, this would be. You would think pretty dry content right. It’s like hey, let’s fix the boiler, let’s fix the furnace.

Let’s those are all promotional types of things, so when we got around as a group and we begin to brainstorm what types of content would work well, we had to come up with content that wasn’t necessarily focused on what they did and so what we had. So what we did was we looked at you know, associations we looked at, you know where were they giving money? Where were they donating their time and one of the things that we realized was that they were really dedicated and devoted to the humane society, to making sure that pups had a home? And so what we wanted to do was number one was highlight.

That association highlight that relationship, and we did it by creating a pet of the month contest where essentially, people would submit photos of their pets, and we would select a winner each month where professional artist would then create a portrait of their pet. We would give them the portrait. The client would give them the portrait and then that portrait would be hung in a pet Hall of Fame and our clients office, and this has been going for over for almost two years now, and it has been one of the most viral campaigns we’ve ever put Out because people are engaged and what this does is, it puts our client on their radar so that when it’s time to pick an HVAC company, they know who they are, what they do and they have a connection to their brands.

So they’re going to call this company that’s one way that you can promote without promoting in social media. So one of my five best practices well number one is what I call pee pee pee pee. Now we hear all the time about b2b and b2c, which, if you’re wondering business-to-business business sumer these are these acronyms that we hear all the time in social media. I really want you to be focused on this idea of p2p okay.

This stands for person-to-person. Social media is a personal experience right when you log in and you’re you’re you’re scrolling through your facebook feed, or you know, you’re flipping through Instagram photos or stories. It’s personal, it’s personal to you and so as a brand. What you have to do is you have to make sure that everything you do is personal. It’s person-to-person, don’t think of it like you’re on this, don’t think of it as like you’re on this big hill and you’re talking down it’s.

Never it’s never about me as a brand talking to this, this mass of people right, it’s about me as a brand as as a person connecting with another human being person to person. Okay, if you keep that in mind, then when you sit down to write your social media post, when you sit down and communicate, then you’re no longer communicating to the masses but you’re communicating to individuals to human beings and you’ll notice that your copy will dramatically improve.

If every time you sit down to write something you think P to P, the second best practice is the 80/20 rule I mentioned and again, because it’s key, no more than two out of every ten post should be promotional. Okay, the number one reason that people unfollow brands on social media is because they post too many promotional posts. My number three best practice is perception is reality now I really want you to think about this, because this is really key.

Okay, perception is reality. What does this mean? Well, what it means is that, however, I perceive you to be as a brand. That is my reality now remember. Social media is p2p, it’s person-to-person, so it’s not about what you think of your brand. It’s what I think of your brand. Okay, and for me, my perception is my reality: now you might be thinking. How can I influence someone’s perception of our brand and that’s a really good question? As a matter of fact, we talked about that a few weeks ago in our show about confirmation biases as a marketing director, you can utilize confirmation biases to your advantage by number one being aware of them and then number two by utilizing them ethically.

Okay, social media is a great place to apply some of the principles in that episode, which will link to in the show notes. Okay, here’s three things I want you to think about. When you think about perception is reality, number one is familiarity, bias. Okay. This is key if you are building a personal brand, if you’re building a brand, where there is somebody front and center, then you want to make sure as a marketing director you put that person front and center over and over and over again, because people buy from Those that they like and trust and in order to accelerate this liking, and this trusting you can build familiarity.

This is called the familiarity, biased, which simply says that the more people see you the more they like and trust you, okay, if you’re a brand that doesn’t have a person that you can put forward as the face, or you know a group of people that you Can put forward as the faces, then that’s where you really need to take a step back and think about how can we, as a brand that essentially, is recognized by a logo? How can we become more personal? How can we be more p2p so before we even get to this point, you have to think about p2p, and how can you do that as a logo as a corporation, if you’re just posting from this entity, that is unapproachable, then a lot of times you’re not Going to be as engaging in social media alright, this is why fast food in fast food, you see the trends with comedy it’s where Wendy’s and Jack the Box they’re really able to build this p2p to build.

This perception is reality through the molarity. By being out there by injecting their brands and making them more personal, okay, this is this is where comedy really comes into play. The number four best practice that I want you to be aware of is to follow blog norms. This is so huge because a lot of times this just doesn’t happen. Okay, we think that we can just create a article for youtube and then just like distribute it in facebook and in turn all these places.

But the thing is number one: each blog has its own norms in regards to formats in regards to times and links of articles in regards to the way that people communicate. This is a big one right so like on Instagram stories, I’m going to communicate differently than I would on a Facebook post. I can’t put hashtags in a Facebook post and expect those hashtags to go too far. The hashtags that I use on LinkedIn are going to be completely different than the hashtags that I use on Instagram and so, if you’re taking social media as if you’re taking the approach of I’m just going to create one piece of content and then put it everywhere.

You’re taking the wrong approach, you need to follow blog norms and what that means. It’s like you have to be in each blog authentically in a matter of fact, that’s number five number five is be authentic, no one likes it when you’re, fake and in social media. We can tell okay, we can tell when you’re, not being your true self, when you’re not being your true brand. Okay, it’s obvious people, they have a, they have a BS meter and and – and we can see it a lot of times – brands get into trouble because they’re trying to be something that they’re not remember, p2p, remember perception is reality and kind of just be yourself, be Authentic authenticity is all about being true to your brand values being true to your brand voice.

If you can do that, then you can be authentic. These are my best practices for social media networking and I hope that you’ve been able to take something from this article. I hope that you’ve been able to pull something that you can use today. I want to leave you with this one final tip editorial calendars, use them. Okay, it’s super important that you get organized as a marketing director and the best way to do that in social media is to utilize an editorial calendar, an editorial calendar just at a high level.

It allows you to organize your promotions. You know any special events, any dates that are that are important for your business. Your brand, you list those on a calendar in any kind of high-level, insert ideas for the types of content that you want to happen week in and week out on, each of the networks. Okay, I promise, if you, if you aren’t using the editorial calendar – and you start using one you’re, going to instantly – feel more organized you’re going to be able to report on what works.

What doesn’t work you’re going to know? What’s coming up, you’re going to stop doing things last minute or in the moment, and it’s really going to allow you to implement the best practices that we talked about and it’s going to allow you to really level up when it comes to your social media game. Okay, so a few quick tips for editorial calendars number one editorial calendars use them now. If you’ve enjoyed this episode of the we, our slam, show if you haven’t already please subscribe, you can do that on.

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This is something that we’re really passionate about and something that we’re really good at it’s taking. You know just your your ordinary SEO and taking it to that next level, I’ll be happy to share with you some of the things that we’ve done for brands, big and small, and hopefully we’ll partner with you to do something amazing. Now, if you want to reach me in that capacity, just go to slam agency.

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How to Start a Service Business

Let’s go Hey, I’m Emma your GoDaddy Guide and today, I’m super excited to be joined with my co-host, Justin Nealey, Hey Justin! What’s up What up? How are you, What are we going to talk about today, Starting a service business, Exactly We’re talking about starting Your service business, I’m already dying to Know where do you begin?’Cause there’s a lot of things.

That I’m sure you have to do, but what’s first and foremost, Right and you have to take That first step of really figuring out what you want: You want your business to be Right, You can’t just go. I want to Be a service-based business! Well, what do you want to do If you want it to be something that you’re actually passionate about, because you’re going to Get a lot of the things that you don’t want to do like the admin or just the run-around.

And if it’s not something You’re really passionate about it’s not going to last. I love the passion component To me if you’re doing something that you’re passionate about you’re, going to give it your all your 110 % Right, absolutely You’re going to do the best work Right. It’s your! Why It’s? Why you do what you do Yeah? So what do you need? Where do you start So probably step one just to make sure that you’re productive is to buy a computer If you don’t have one, If you read this on a computer, then just disregard this Move on to step two, but That’s going to be step one.

What about a smartphone, though I feel like I do everything On my smartphone, You can do a lot absolutely, but it’s all about being productive. You can flip to different tabs. Go to different screens. Do a bunch of stuff that You potentially couldn’t do or if you have to go and type everything out on a smartphone. It’s going to take you a lot. Longer than on a computer, It’s good to have both, though That’s a good point.

Okay, so you have a computer got it Then. What’s next, I’m thinking social media, but that’s just’cause. I’r Obsessed with it domain, where do you go from there? So probably the next Step is to figure out what your name is and buy a domain name and get your social media handles. We’ve got a couple of articles. That we talked about really diving into Instagram Twitter and Facebook in the links or descriptions below As soon as you have that Domain then you need a website.

Social media is great, but you can’t always control social media. Do you remember Vine (, laughs, ), Yeah Yeah? It was a super popular platform Right. What happened to Vine Everyone invested all their time and it’s gone So all those followers went with it And with your website, it’s there to help. You generate Leads and you control it and it’s there for as long as you want it, And then you piggyback into social Another thing, I’m so just wrapped up! In the digital world, — Absolutely, But I was at a trade, show recently walking the floor.

Networking and I forgot my business cards And it’s easy to do’cause. I do so much in the digital world Right, But I got by, but I just am curious as a small business owner and the local heroes listening in are business cards still An important thing, Absolutely it’s absolutely relevant. In fact, I got a business card today and it blew my mind. The quality of it Right. Look at that Super cool There’s even a texture with the font It’s something tactile and if you’re on the go, sometimes you may not Remember the domain name or the handle, or things like that, but that business card is just something to really make yourself stand out, Especially if you got a cool one like that.

That’s different It’s a cool one. It helps you out. Did you want it back? I mean I might ( laughter ), We’ll get it later. I didn’t even notice you Put it in your pocket Yeah thanks Some place, you can get business cards. There’s places like Moo.Com, that’s pretty cool, There’s Vista Print They’ve been around forever, We talk about Canva a lot. You can create your own Business card on there They can print it off for you.

What do you use? I use Canva’cause I like to really design every part of it and there’s a couple of templates, but to each their own. Now, when it comes to Getting your actual work done, I imagine you need to have what An office space work space Space in your home, It’s going to vary right. Is that important? It’s somewhat important! It depends on what type Of service you provide, If you don’t ever really Talk to someone face-to-face, you don’t need an office, but if you want to be able To have meetings with people things like that, you don’t have to invest.

In an office space, There are a ton of just co-working spaces popping up all over the country. Some are free, some are Freemiums some are paid, It just depends on what the budget is, but with those co-working spaces. What I love about it is it’s Not only a place to work, but it’s a place to –, Free coffee, There’s, free coffee, too (, laughter, ), There’s coffee and Kick Flips, but it’s a great place to network And you get all these Like-Minded people around you that you can just piggyback ideas off of or find just complimentary businesses That maybe I’m a web designer right And you’re working there and You’re, a graphic designer You start sending me web design leads, I start sending you graphic design leads and your service just builds.

And builds and builds Or work at home Have a little office space. Something that’s just yours, free of distractions. I know I’m like a squirrel. I just get distracted all day, Just I’m working and Then Netflix will pop on and my dog runs by and I get distracted so what I like to do, Is go to a coffee shop and drink coffee, (, laughs, )! I love the working at home, It’s not for everybody, but — Not for everyone.

It is if you like to work in your PJs. That’s how I do my webinars ( laughter, ), Okay! So one more question: for you All right: How do you stay productive doing this? Oh, that’s! Tough! It really depends on the type of service business you provide. There’s not one answer fits all, but I’ll go over. Some of the Things that helps most people First off. You need some Type of productivity suite Most popular out there are Google Suite with all their Google Docs Sheets all that good stuff and then Microsoft Office.

I would almost caution people to have basically get a second number And what I mean by that is not going and getting another phone Right. There’s lots of digital services, where you can basically have Another number on your phone so that way people aren’t Calling you on your mobile line and you’re like is this personal. Is this business And then it gets confusing Separate the two Absolutely and then you Don’t answer like a weirdo like hey, this is Nealey’s Web Design and it’s your mom right.

You want to make it professional, so you have that difference. She’ll be happy to hear That you’re always working and working hard, (, laughs, ), She’s, so proud, (, laughter, ) And just separate your personal Life from your business’cause, otherwise it’s going to Start getting overwhelming, I say the same for social media. If you have a business, go And get a business page, Don’t use your personal page, Yeah Absolutely All right and then let’s Talk about getting paid, You’re a service business right, Oh right, yeah, You want to get paid You’re not doing this — That’s an important part of all this This is not just a hobby, Not just a hobby.

We all got bills, Yeah passion that pays Yes, lots of tools out there If you’re going in person, probably Square or something like that, so you got that little dongle and you can swipe that credit card. Venmo’s, probably my favorite just to read the comments. Personally, that people talk about, but quick and easy way to get paid, otherwise, there’s PayPal and Stripe for your website and things like that Sounds like a lot of options.

We got options All right, that’s a wrap. I want to thank my co-host. Justin for being here, It’s been awesome, You’re the expert, and we learned a lot about how to start your service business. But I’m sure you have questions so go ahead and drop them below and be sure to subscribe to our blog for more articles. Like this See ya, Bye


 

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7 Problems That Small Businesses Face In Modern Online Marketing

M. In Melbourne, I don’t know what time it is where you act, but it’s the lunch and learn with prosper here from leave long digital, I’m assuming that you’ve had a fantastic weekend and you’re ready to toggle on the next week coming ahead. Today’s topic is something that you know, troubles a lot of people and we’re just going to be talking about the seven problems that are actually facing small businesses in modern online marketing.

Now. The reason why I chose this topic is, I have had experience in the last four years, working with small to medium businesses, like yourself and coaches and consultants, to actually help the market scale and grow their business all right. So this is reading from this book marketing strategy by Walker there right it’s one of those off-the-shelf type books and it’s talking about opportunities right now, every single day we are exposed to an online opportunity right, but it says opportunities are as good as the marketing and Their business people who will pursue them, that’s if, even if some combination of marketing and industry factors presents an opportunity and that attractive edifice plant, there remains some critical questions.

One does the opportunity to seek what you want to do that. Your mission, your aspirations, your passion and your objectives, and do you have the right resources right, people right, organizational, confidences and other critical success factors necessary to implement your plan successfully and number three? Do you have the right connections and business networks to actually go in with this and most industries their number of people and critical factors that tend to separate the winners that does tend to separate the winners and the also-ran okay.

So what religion is saying is you are being presented every single day with some sort of new and shiny object, new and shiny opportunity, but is it meant for you? Are you the right of a person to execute on that opportunity, because that the end result is? I end up working with people that are not passionate about something they’re working on. Oh that project, oh that dropship serves been doing, was just a means to an end: okay and they’re, putting so much money.

Now they can’t get out of it because they’re too legit to creat all right now. The goal of every sort of digital marketer and online business owner I know, is to get leads, and I usually generate revenue for your online business, and I assume that will be what your goal is. But are you aligned to the business you’re starting? Is it something that you would wake up and really want to do, or is it something that you were sold on to by somebody who wrote really good copy on a Facebook ad, because some of the people I was talking to a very beautiful couple earlier on In the morning, they’ve got a website that they’ve just recently started, but it is not aligned whatsoever to who they are as a person to what they want to achieve and where their goals are and just look like.

It was going to be an ATM for them and now they’ve spent so much money in it and it’s not working for them. Okay, so you really want to look from the get-go whether the business is really aligned to who you are is really aligned to your goals and really aligned to your vision and your passion as a person. You cannot sell something to anyone that does not read. That. Does not respect you? Okay, so if you have a headache, if you’ve got a headache right now or if you’ve got a toothache, would you go to somebody who is a janitor to help you fix that today? No, you go to a dentist or you go to a doctor.

Okay, so that’s the Rick. That’s the same thing that people online are also doing. If you’ve got a shop that selling things that you’re not passionate about people can tell you, don’t have the lingo, you don’t have the expertise and you cannot talk to those people in that particular manner. Okay, it’s just like myself opening up a shop and I want to sell dresses. I don’t know anything about dresses, I don’t know what women wear in winter or if they wear dresses.

When they go to sleep, I don’t know where dressing the one. So how am I going to connect with the customer and expect them to give me money when I am NOT passionate about the thing that I’m selling all right, so how these things they’re, self-induced all right, and so that’s the reason why I want to talk about Some of the problems that people are facing online, one big problem that people are facing is they’re not aligned to the products they’re selling and it’s not easy to discover or to even see have you ever seen somebody who, when you ask them, what do you do They just send you a page or a link to what they do know.

Enthusiasm, no explanation, nothing! It’s because they’re not connected to what they’re doing. Okay every single day I put up a post on my facebook, and I ask people what are you doing? What what makes you happy Christina? Thank you so much for sitting in ask people. What are you doing? What makes you happy what what’s happening in your life? Some people just post a link, and they expect me to figure it out on my own.

That is not going to work, because, if you’re, not it passionate about whatever it is you’re selling or you’re presenting to anyone who is going to be questioning about it. Okay, because have you ever noticed if you have a baby, because I’ve got a little girl. My little girl is the cutest girl in the world, okay, according to me and she’s the cutest in my world, but somebody else might see her and say what an ugly baby okay! So if you are not going to present your little girl or your business to people, no one is going to see it in the same light that you see it.

Okay, people are now buying on emotion. They never buy it on the basis of how cute or nice your logo is okay, you might as well go and spend $ 20,000 on logo, but if you’re not putting in the passion, if you are not talking to people connecting and relating to everyone, that you Come across they’re never going to know that you exist. I think you would have seen on my post. I put up a picture. You know I like dressing up and saying the problem that a lot of enterpreneurs are facing.

These days is because nobody knows they exist. Nobody even knows their business exists. It’s up to you to bring it out to the muscles. It’s no longer a situation where you build and they come all right. You got to bring the people to you so that they can. You know you can have a business. That’s profitable and enjoyable, okay, so if this is something that you’ve been struggling with a lot figure out, are you really really aligned with your business, because people can also tell that’s the reason why people are not connecting to your business all right if you’re, not in It no one is going to be in it for you, okay and one other thing, one of the problems that is facing a lot of small business people.

You know with this whole modern online marketing is their message is not aligned to the market they’re, sending it to all right. Your message really has to be aligned to a market that will purchase and buy from you all those things that will then help you deliver. That message, like your Facebook, your website and your Instagram, those come in secondary I’ll, give you an example. Coca-Cola has been a business for the past hundred years.

Okay, what has been their message? Their message has been open happiness right. Their message has been: we create happiness and ground your meals, all Christmas, okay and who is their market. Their market is usually everybody else, but basically families and people that just want to be happy right and you get a coca-cola. So that message has been pounded up on us right now for the last hundred years, and as much as when you go to third world countries, every soft drink is called coca-cola.

Every soft drink, no matter brendan is even if it’s of Pepsi people would say. Can I buy a coca-cola alright because they have been pounding their message now? Their market can be anyone else which is the different product, but you need to specify who your market is and the media they have been using has been totally different and keeps evolving. They were on newspapers very on TV, on radio on buses or anything that you can think of that has a coca-cola advert on it on billboards all that stuff, that is the media and it constantly changes.

Now the small business person of the day is concentrating on the media. They want to know how to write ads. They want to know how do you know we have lots of following on Instagram. They want to know how to market their business. But what are you doing? Who are you communicating to and why should they care that’s where a lot of people get it all wrong, they’re going in straight for the media and the media keeps changing I’ll.

Give you a perfect example in this day and age. Right now we’re reading the biggest infinite height we have ever experienced. Facebook is totally ripping off everything. Snapchats built okay, so in the coming year, snapchat might not be working as a business and that we knew it as a social media platform. Look how’s it going. Man tips for tuning in Peter, so if you are concentrating your business and growing it on snapchat, while everybody else is being drawn back to Instagram and Facebook, all right, you see when the media, you see, you see how the media is not important, and since businesses We’re concentrating on advertising on newspapers, people are reading blogs know if people are concentrating on having um, you know commercial slots on TV.

People are reading YouTube now. Okay, and if people in your brand was concentrating on advertising on radio and people are listening to podcasts now. So you really want to make sure that your message is set in stone to who that message is going in the market and if that market can’t understand that message with ever media, you can use that can change so the biggest problem that a lot of small Businesses is facing is they’re, starting off with the media chasing the media chasing Facebook chasing.

You know your Instagram chasing snapchat. Okay, if you manage to gross Facebook for one day, they’re going to come in and change the algorithm and then you’re going to go back and learn it again, but you’re neglecting what your messages you’re neglecting who you marketed? You need to concentrate delivering a message to a market that actually understands you. Market is a person who gives you money market is the person who votes for your product and market is a person who actually raises his wallet and says you know what I want.

More of what you’re, having here, take my money: that’s the market, the person who ought to be value-based, your business, the person who actually says yes, I want to have more of what you have. How are you connecting to that person? What message are you leaving into them? That’s what small businesses do not realize that base should concentrate on. Thank you. So in an agenda you say good content. I’ve learned a lot from your process.

Thank you so much. This is so fantastic Brendon, thanks for sitting and reading answers and all good. So if you’ve got your message delivered to a market once you’ve got this to setup, you will realize that you now have a business, that’s profitable and enjoyable. The media can always fluctuate and change the media can be your grandmother if you want it to be. If you ever hurt your grandmother talking so much about you when she goes to play, bingo all crush sitting with the other.

Ladies, there she’s medium, but you got ta, give a message so that she delivers into a market all right. Some people are just going in to tell grandma stop that grandma does not understand. So you need to make sure your message is congruent either on all these little stuff platforms that you have you sighs social media. Everything is uniform because you know what somebody might get a chance to see your stuff today and they go away and do something else right now.

Look at this time is an illusion in Australia, as we speak, it’s 2:15 on the monday, which means we’re already halfway through a business day while where you are right now, it’s you know, you’re going to sleep alright. So if I put out something you are going to sleep right now, you will forget overnight and then tomorrow is your Monday and you’ve got a whole day to start off with now. If my message is not consistent and if my end user and this my message is not consistent and congruent, how what are the chances of you remembering what I’m just saying now, if I don’t come back again and reiterate that message, so you need to figure out What exactly you are bringing out to the market so that the market will then reward you with the walnuts, the credit cards and everything else that validates your business? Okay, because if you’re just going to be a one-click wonder you know you’re here today, you’re little more you’re here today, your head, then Murray’s doing that you’re doing that people people get tired of you and before you know it you sitting there and you you’ve got More months at the end of your money and you doing it all but you’re not realizing that you’re not reaching out to anyone, so you want to figure out if your message is particularly set to a market that understands you that likes you.

That will vote for you amongst all the other players in the market. Then, whatever media you can choose from all, you can play around with that’s up to you. It depends now. You then go into Facebook ads. You know why you don’t just target people that already know like and trust you and your eyes spread is not that much. You see what I’m talking about here when you’ve already crafted your message, and you already have a market that you can now send that message to Facebook ads in the media.

You know I mean you can then just send whatever you you created through your. You may be the blog that you got a picture on hovers at pixel and then just said ads, particularly to those people that are on that pixel. Those people already know like and trust you and it’s a cheaper way to convert okay, but other people are just praying and praying and hoping that something is going to stick. If you’ve noticed on the market right now, you are actually now getting paid to buy people’s books.

I don’t know you’ve seen those ads going around. You know give you twenty dollars I’ll, give you ten dollars, so you can buy this book. You never know. What’s going on in people’s front day, but at the end of the day he’s trying to put his message into the market now, if your message is not set in stone, you also just be a wandering generality or a one-click, wonder and that’s where most of the Problems were then stable from that are facing a lot of small businesses right now, because you know why the message is not in place and their market is not defined all right.

So this is exactly what the online prosperity blueprint is going to teach. You guys will help you capture the right kind of person figure out what pain they have and what they are they going to receive and what pay up you will receive, because if you don’t know how much a client is worth to you, it’s going to be Difficult for you to pay money to get that corner and if you know something guys anything that is offered on the market limited time on the facts.

As long as it’s going to work for a limited time, you don’t want to be a limited time only person. You want to make sure that your message is going to a specific market and that market is defined, whatever media you’re going to use YouTube Facebook Ads or whichever way that will come in secondary, because you know IR you’re going to be speaking to people that exactly Want to hear your message: you’re not only going to be performing to an empty theater, okay, so I know it’s impossible to survive as a small business person in this modern world.

You know without some sort of online and strategy, so your strategy really has to come from who you are what you can provide and who means it and who you can provide it to once you get all those things sit you can you can. You can use this example with anything. You could be an online store that sells camping gear. All right, that’s who you are! You are camping, enthusiast and you’re, going to be looking for those people that are also camping, enthusiast, okay, but also within the camping enthusiast.

You need to differentiate who exactly your target market is because, if you’re looking for that weekend camper, it’s a different message to somebody else who is a gator farmer or who is always out in the woods, hunting or a duck shooter, or something like that. So you need to figure out who exactly your market ISM once you can talk to them, you can influence them with impact and influence comes income all right.

So you want to really make sure that it’s there’s anything you’re going to get out of this talk today. Once your message, who are you sending that message to and how are you sending that message message – market media the media can play around you can turn you know you can do podcasts. You can speak on top of the mountain you can play drums if you’re African, you know, swing by trumpets, that’s the media, but what is the message you’re delivering and who wants to hear it? Okay, so sometimes people are just concerned about bringing traffic to their website.

Of course, people will come, but what are they going to come and get? What are they getting? What are they? What value are you providing into the market because you get paid in accordance to the value that you provide, so you bring in people to your website? Yes, that’s cool they’re coming in they’re coming in, but it shouldn’t they come to that party. Are you playing the right kind of music? Do you have the right kind of food for them, some of them are vegetarian, some of them are gluten-free and some of them don’t even eat anything.

That’s it. I because they are in a diet. So have you got all of those things set up for them as soon as they come to your party? Do you have strategies enough for them that, as soon as they get here, they know where the buffet table is and from that buffet tables you and literally get them too? You can literally get them to you know start. You know benefiting from your content. So half the time guys we’re not doing enough, we might think we’ve got a business, but who are we serving? What are we telling them and how are we reaching out to them? The fact is that all make sense in and as much as, yes, everybody wants to start an online business.

But what are you selling who needs it, and why should they care, so you got to make sure your your-your-your message is going to a specific market and that market connects through media. So those are the three ms that you need to be specific about as soon as you start, your business, okay and you need to have a strategy of how you’re getting those people receiving your message and why should they actually care because you got ta, let people Realize what to want they’re not going to know you existed until you go out there and let them know alright, so you want to type in blueprint so that we can start working together.

I put up a post again a little bit early after that. If you really want to figure out where you’re going, how you doing this, because we can tell when, when nobody’s really doing anything online, that I know it’s painful, I know it hurts I’ve been there. It’s not your fault. This whole thing, this whole internet is, is still too small and that a lot of people don’t realize how to play around with it.

And it’s not your fault. Okay, some people might just have a clue. Some people might just have an idea, but the principle is still the same. You really need to know what your message is, who the market is and what the media you’re going to use to reach out to them. Okay, so just type in blueprint. If you really want to get a close close up of how I’ve started creating you know really good successful people that I actually talk to and really good successful people that actually are working with me.

Somebody tell my students guys ask for this. Some of my students are any more than the Guru’s out there. You know why, because we’re not doing looking for the nice fancy schmancy, we really harvesting the core principles of marketing who or what is your message? Who needs to hear it and what media are you going to use? If you just play around that realm guys are sweaty, you will be, you know reaching the top.

You know people that are out there on the market. Anyone can come in and tell you. This works that works that works, but if you miss it, it’s not reaching on to a target market. You’ve lost a ring. Okay! Imagine somebody if you’re a girl right now, somebody comes in and wants to sell you a necktie. What are you going to do with it if you’re a guy somebody comes in and wants to sell you a bra? What are you going to do with it? You know so that’s that is you know, misguided marketing messages that are going out up there in the you know, space of the internet, then all right so either you’ve got to have a strategy or if you don’t understand it, you invest a lot of time to Learn these things? Okay time, investment is another concern that we see small business owners.

You know has a facing problems with the thing. Is you have a lot of time, but you’re not budgeting it? Well, all right you’re allowing people to send you emails, and then you look at the email, 24/7 they’re putting their agendas in your head and then you fill overwhelmed and then you don’t do nothing for your own business, unsubscribe from all that crap. How for them? You don’t even open anyway right, just unsubscribe focus on who you really want to speak to what you’re going to tell them and how you’re going to reach them.

You know how’s the house of the problem. It stems of not having a focus or not exactly knowing what it is that you’re supposed to be doing. If you were meant to be solving problems for people figure out who exactly needs your service? How can you reach out to them? So what will you tell them as soon as you and in their space, because people are busy? You know, I mean every every time you look at the what’s happening around you right now.

You might be reading this, but you’re, probably reading TV or you know your little. Kid is right in front of you or you just had a sip of water or you’re, just waiting for your middle to be ready or something is happening. No one is just going to be sitting here and waiting for prospers life show every single day and that’s what exactly is happening to your work out there in the market? Who are you sending the message to? Why should they care? How are you sending it to them? The house is completely flexible.

You shouldn’t compromise on what your message is, what you stand for and why people should care? Who are those people that you’re talking to and why should they stop whatever they’re doing and listen to you, how you reach them? That’s a figure of your imagination. Alright, because some people are just going out there with regurgitated statements with rehydrated. You know you need propositions. They’re not unique you’re, not the first person to come up with anything new people are tired, there’s no.

What is called adds fatigue. That’s why your ads are not working right now. You know why? Because people now have trained themselves not to see ads that sponsored things that shows on their Facebook they’re tired of that stuff. Alright, so I urge you, I mean teach somebody that you want to learn from trusts and experts, because people people, people like myself, people that have been there – have spent their time money and effort learning these things and they can shortcut your learning curve.

Okay by a course or just really going udemy, there’s $ 10 courses there or just you don’t look for ask me. I will help you out. If you keep doing you know, you can’t escape the situation by doing the same, but you know things that got you into that in the first place, yes, you can start off by typing in blueprint and I’ll give you a bird’s eye overview of what this blueprint Does we help you find the right kind of people to send them the right time and content, so you can engage them and convert them all right.

I want you to convert them. You e-mount connect with them so that you have perpetual business and you get more and more referrals, okay. So a lot of people are just themselves in the food and worrying about competition because of viscosity mindset figure out where exactly you want to be figure out exactly what you want to do, who you want to help and then just go out there and look for That person find out how much it will cost you.

Oh what a customer is worth to you, because, because, if you don’t talk like that, you’re not going to be aware if you’ve got to be gotten the right goals that you want for your business and that’s. Why people keep you know treading on water and then spinning their wheels in mud? There is no competition. Are they if you’ve got your own message and your own market? They are no two people who have the same thing.

They. Never any competition. Are there right? You know it’s just quite popular to do the same thing, but if you come in with something totally different, because your message is your message, your market is your market. No two people can be like at exactly the same time. You know why, because it’s just human nature, you know, and then, whichever way you’re going to use to reach out to those people, but you got to figure out what are you giving them to? Why should they care? Why should they trust you to work with you? Alright and once you’ve done that just show up for those people guys, because you cannot just be a one click one that people want to know that if they purchased something from you, are you going to be there to help them? Are you going to be there to implement? Are you going to be there to support them? Because if you’re not going to be there, then that’s why people go elsewhere? Oh, you know there’s things that are going on a run, faced with all support, small businesses and stuff, like that people want to support small businesses, but also small businesses, I’m not producing enough for showing up enough for them to to have faith in our being they’re.

Tomorrow so once you start showing your people, your market, that your present and you’re going to be consistent in saying that message, they will bring referrals to you and that then becomes your media all right, I’m more than happy to help out a few people. If you type in blueprint it’s a Monday today and maybe a Sunday for you, but you know what we’re here to help you. We really want to see you win at this and we also have another group of people that are actually getting results and getting somewhere.

So if this is something that really, you know, struck a nerve with you get in touch with me, let’s fix you up, let’s figure out what your message is: let’s figure out who your market is and let’s figure out what good media can you use to actually Reach out to these people, otherwise you just wasting money right now, otherwise, you’re just wasting time. You know why, because you’re creating something that’s not built to last, I’m here to help you create a business, that’s profitable and enjoyable.

It’s your choice! If you really want that figure out what your message is figure out, what your market is and figure out how you’re going to deliver that message that, in the meantime, enjoy the rest of your week I’ll see you again tomorrow.


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Digital Marketing Basics: Before and After Grid

After you’re done with this article, you’re going to be able to really honing your copy you’re going to be able to create offers that are going to convert and you’re going to be able to jump into the mind of your clients and your prospective clients. This is so helpful when you’re doing research and you’re trying to figure out what kind of blockers and what kind of content should I be putting out there for my brand or for my business.

So if you’re doing any kind of digital marketing, this is going to be extremely helpful. Hey everybody how’s it going. My name is Brandon Brashear. I make daily digital marketing articles here. So if you’re trying to grow your brand or your business with digital marketing, then this is a great blog for you. You should totally consider subscribing hit the thumbs up button. If you liked the article and comment below with any questions or comments that you have alright.

So let’s talk about the before and after good, some people call it the before and after good some people call it the heaven and hell grid right. It’s really depends on where you’re learning this from, but it’s actually a pretty common concept in marketing, but it’s extremely important, especially if you’re trying to grow a product or service or develop an offer when you’re doing marketing. You really want to get inside the head of the prospect.

The reason why you want to do this is because, when you’re doing marketing, people don’t buy things typically for the utility of the thing right. The old example is people don’t buy it grills because they want drills, they buy eight drills because they want holes, that’s actually not true. Either people don’t buy drills because they want holes. They want holes because they need to run a wire through it or a pipe through it or you know, there’s more to it than just here’s: a cool drill, he’ll, here’s the features, here’s the price right, we’re trying to figure out exactly what the clients and customers Are looking for so it’s important to consider first, what is there before state? What does it look like? How can you communicate with these people so that they’ll say yeah? That’s me: that’s how I feel, and typically, if you have a service or product, it’s going to do more than just the face value of that product or service, and if you want it to be more valuable than just like a commodity.

For example, it’s important to consider and really consider that you have to really relate to your clients and customers on an emotional level if you can get into their most primal fears. Their most primal worries their most primal motivations that they have you’re going to be a lot more successful. People typically do things because they want to gain something they do things, because it justifies their emotional decision with logic.

People do things because fear is a motivator and in general, if you can tap into these base motivations you’re going to be so much more effective. So let’s go through an example. So, typically, what I like to do is the the before grid. I like to know what they’re thinking, what they’re feeling, what they’re wondering: what are their worries? What are their needs, what are their wants and really talk about? What is it and what is the state that these people are in? So let me give you an example: let’s say you’re doing a your realtor in you’re selling, a house.

If you have somebody who’s selling their house, you could think well. All they want to do is sell their house. They are need to sell their house right. There. Could be a million reasons why these people need to sell their house and one thing that you should totally do before this is fill out your client, avatar and customer avatar, so that you know who you’re creating this before and after good. For that is step number one.

This is step number two, so that article up there in the left hand corner on the card. You can click that and there’s a client, avatar worksheet in the description of that article as well. But let’s talk about this, though their before and after good, so you have your very specific customer, avatar right and so even within selling houses. You have different kinds of house seller. If you have equity sellers, you have people that are selling because they’re retiring, you have people that are selling, because they need more room.

You have people that are selling, because they can’t make the payments. You have people that are selling because they’re upside down on their mortgages, they’re doing a short sale right. All of those people have different before-and-after grids and likely your clients and customers aren’t also in different areas depending on what’s important of them to them right. So, let’s target somebody who is an equity seller, for example, they’re retiring and they’re, downsizing right.

What is their before and after good look like so before they’re worried about getting the most money for their house. They probably have time they’ve been sitting on the house for a long time. They’ve paid it off. Now they have equity, they feel like they’re, proud of their accomplishments. They feel like they deserve to get the most for the money they feel like. Their house is extremely valuable, extremely special.

They have a serious emotional bonds to it right and so, when you’re designing content around that, if you talk to them about how special their house is how they build memories, they’re right, the house has so much more value to that person. Then it does somebody who just is doing like a corporate rental right or you know somebody who’s like, oh and I bought this house a year ago and I’m flipping it right, very different positions, and so, when you’re, creating marketing and you’re explaining to them.

You know, especially if you like, let’s see, had a reverse mortgage business, where you’re trying to get people that have equity to do reverse mortgages right. If you talk to them about how they have built the legacy in this house – and you know they’re their state that they’re in they feel connected to it, they don’t want to move out of it. They want to maintain their lifestyle right. You you’re talking about the emotions that they’re feeling and really you’re connecting with them on a very emotional level.

They feel like you’re, going to know them you’re going to get to know them, so the ad is going to be a lot more effective, and so then you have the after grit. So let’s say that you, you understand and you’re empathizing with where they’re at at their current stage and then in the after grid. It’s where they’re going to be when they’re ending up with you they’ll be so relieved that you know this. Wasn’t that hard to do! They’ll be so relieved that they got the most for it.

They’ll be so relieved that they found somebody who is going to build a family in this house. Just like you did in the house is going to be used for good right. All of those different things. You’re so much more deeper than hey. I sell houses, a 2 % Commission, yes or no and you’re so much more effective. When you can be the bridge between that before state and that after state, a good general copywriting rule is the feel felt found right.

You can tell a story about a client who has gone through a similar situation through his story and especially if you can use article testimonials and things you can talk about what they were feeling. So what did you feel when you first got started? Well, you know I’ve lived here for 30 years and I really felt like I didn’t want to give up all the memories and things, but it was getting expensive and I knew that you know my kids.

I didn’t want them to have to support me and right. So you’re going through that feeling, so what did they feel and then how they felt when the thing was happening? But you know I found someone so realty service and immediately they got that understood that you know this isn’t just a house. This is my legacy, and so what we found was, and then the solution and then the after. How did they feel afterwards and being that bridge and that gap really helps you to get no more emotion, convey more emotion and get people to to get to the end result.

Really, that’s what people are looking for, they’re, not looking for you know. Sometimes people are there. There are different demographics right where people are just looking for the cheapest commodity and if you’re, a commodity provider you’re, probably able to find those people just because you’re competing only on price. But if you’re, like other businesses, that don’t want to just be a price competitor, that you want, offer a premium service you’re going to have to bridge that gap, you’re enough to find the hot-button issues that are going to make.

You different make you better and really help you to not be just another commodity. That’s only going to be based around pricing right, there’s service. There’s caring, there’s commitment, there’s the ongoing um. You know everything it’s it really all comes down to this, and if you can nail this as far as what is the before state, is this something that you’re feeling is this something that you’re doing and then what’s the after state? If you can convey that in article in text in an image your ads are going to be so much more effective, I would love to know that what do you think what are some of your favorite copywriting formulas for this? If you have any questions, any comments need help with anything comment below as always, and please, if you enjoyed the article, be sure to subscribe I’ll, see on the next article have a good one.


 

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How To Crush It In Sales As An Introvert | Sales Coaching For The Entrepreneur

So I seen the internet like so many people have this bargain about how you know: extroverted people or better at sales and introverted people, and what I’ve come to find. Is that that’s just not true. Actually, birds, you know, have their perks and then introverts have their perks and just because you’re, an extrovert doesn’t mean you’re any better than an introvert when it comes to sales or anything for that matter.

So I’ve been some research, and I dug into these different topics of you – know the strengths and weaknesses of introverts and then extroverts and I’ve come to find that it really doesn’t matter. I’m an introvert myself. I’ve always been a little shy when it comes to social interactions. Introverts tend to get really deep on subjects, so the all like the small talk and like outer layer communication isn’t really.

It doesn’t really click well with introverts, where with extroverts, they don’t really focus on the deeper layer of things it’s more of the outer layer. So, for instance, I have a friend who’s who’s, very extroverted. You know when we go to social gatherings. You know he’s really. The one that’s you know engaging the most. He you know attracts people into his conversation. You know loud funny, but the topic of conversation isn’t really deep layered, it’s really like outer layers.

So what do I mean by like outer layer? Well, you know he could be having a very you know, great conversation, but it’s about, like you know how drunk he got like a story of how drunk he got. One night, it’s very you know for introverts is not really a very captivating story, but you know at the social setting it’s very captivating, because it’s very outer layer, so outer layer in that particular scenario, is a story of having that drunk.

Let’s talk about like an inner layer, topic conversation for an introvert, an inner layer. Deep layer is talking about like how there’s corruption in politics and we go into depth about the reasons why this corruption, and because this happened. This is the result and they go like super super deep. So that’s like my my explanation of explaining the difference between like outer layer, extroverts and deeper layer introverts.

So let’s talk about sales. So, for me, like being really shy, not really like great social skills, when I get on the phone I’m terrified immediately, I’m always nervous, no matter what, even if I’ve done over thousands of phone calls, I still get nervous right. So let’s say I get on the call with a potential client. I you know, I cold called them and you know hey Dan. You know I was running through your website and everything looks awesome.

I wanted to discuss with you. You know if there’s any issues you’re having you know not with your business, I offer a lot of variety different services. I love to see how I can help you know pitching him. What I do, if I’m feeling like a little nervous that day I’ll start asking more questions what you should do, if you’re feeling shy if you’re very introverted like me, is ask questions, because people love to talk about themselves.

So if you’re asking questions you’re doing less talking and the person you’re on the phone with is doing the most talking so really all you’re doing is you’re just really listening to them. Listening to their problems, it’s seeing how you can come up with solutions for it. So that’s like a big tip. I would give introverts so if you’re doing sales calls or if you’re, just in normal social interactions like if you’re out like a networking event, is to ask questions, it’s very very important.

If you’re an introvert, you should be listening. 90 % of the time you don’t have to talk, you don’t have to come up with this amazing story. You don’t have to do this whole pitch. Just ask questions and listen. That’s like my biggest tip of advice that I can give introverts when it comes to sales networking anything that has to do with social interactions. So past questions guys, you got to be a good listener right.

There’s like the skill of listening that a lot of people take for granted, I mean I feel like most interactions. It’s always like each person’s trying to get their point across before the other person and there’s not really much listening going on like there, because they’re always constant trying to get your point across. So if you just like to take a step back, there person view and just like listen to the other person, you’ll be able to come up with a better topics.

Conversation better responses and you’ll also be less anxious because you’re actually listening to the person, rather than trying to think of like what you’re going to say next after they’re done speaking so listening is super super key. So when you get on the phone with a potential client and you’re, you know say introverted, you know explain to them. Why you’re calling today right, that’s important.

You can’t believe that part out, but then go right into questions. You know go right into questions asking them like you know, how’s, your business are there, any prongs are having what you better and then just listen. So honestly, listening guys, super-powerful ask questions very powerful, get to it, and that is my take on how to crush it. At sales as an introvert hope, you guys enjoyed the article.

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TOP 5 ADVICE FOR SALESPEOPLE [Gary Vaynerchuk]

I don’t understand how people think they’re relevant right like and by the way I think email is still the killer app. I think phone calls the phones incredible but but they’re declining in our attention. I have not responded to a bulk or even a one-on-one sales pitch, an email or phone form in a decade. A stunning amount of people behind that camera right now are not going to be successful in sales, because they’re not willing to work hard enough.

They love the automation, they love all these tools. The problem is, if you have the greatest hammer and the greatest screwdriver and the greatest wrench the greatest in front of you, if you don’t use them properly, you will lose right if there’s a nail that I have to put in that ground. But I take the wrench and I hit it when the hammer was right there. It still comes down to the practitioner mm-hmm and you have to be good at your craft and you have to love your.

If you don’t love sales, if you don’t love it, you have no chance, because it’s so hard, it’s so painful, there’s so much rejection right. So those are the things I think about different sales professionals. Reading. Where would you advise that they start in terms of creating their own content or sharing their content, adding their own context as well? Before I go directly into the tactics of, should you make a article? Should you do a written blog post, so she did do a podcast.

You have to reverse engineer who you’re trying to get through. So I think the number one rule of salespeople is to listen. Know your audience know what they did. If you see an M & A just happen, if you see layoffs just happening, if you see one of them, if I see Burger King doing something, I’m thinking what is McDonald’s, think of Russ. So that’s number one number two: where are they spending time? Everybody as a salesperson has to figure out? How do they best communicate? Is it written word? Is it audio? Is it article? Is it in person and how to use the digital world in audio, written or vid you’ll form to create the gateway drug to in person? I look at sales very differently than the far majority.

I think way too many salespeople are patient or impatient. I think way too many salespeople are transactional. I think way too many salespeople are lowest-common-denominator. Spam blast, LinkedIn, email, bulk business card business card business card, so I think I’ve got a different tactic on sales, but don’t get it twisted it’s what I am if you’re not happy with your upside, if you’re not fully fulfilled.

I think a lot of you are doing things that are directly in front of you numbers that they put in front of you you’re trying to achieve that because you have a beach house, you want to buy we’re going that vacation sales is a funny game. If you work in a big company, they manipulate numbers to create your actions. I believe that the best sales people are doing things in a different way. I think you need to care about the customer for real reverse-engineer them and give them what they need.

I’m a better salesperson than you, because I’m the anti salesperson and I think that’s the best salesperson. Please understand that the world has changed in the attention of the person you’re trying to get to is moving into different places, and this big one stop complaining. A great salesperson shuts their mouth and she goes to work every day and tries to bring value to the end-user, and this patient and over time wins the marathon of sales put yourself in that position.


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How To Start A Service Business and Make $1500 – $2500 ( Monthly) in 90 Days

This article is about how to make $ 1,500 to $ 2,500 within the next 90 days, starting from scratch be sure to read all the way to the end. There’s a section there, a list of businesses to help you get started hey. This is Glendon Cameron. Founder of hustlers come food.Com, be sure to get your free nineteen business courses first link below recently, we’ve had a win. Someone went through the child support course and got his child support case dismissed pretty cool stuff.

Yes, that’s the kind of stuff that can goes down in hustlers coming fool.Com. You can learn how to make money. You can learn how to fix your credit, and you can learn how to get your child support case. Dismissed all for free, first link below be sure to get on it. Let’s have a chat. You want to start a business. You want to start an online business. You looking to make some money right, but there’s a few problems.

You want to make money online, but you’re hearing a lot of stuff. We’ve tried a lot of things and based upon your own experiences, it’s been slow. A few wins here, a few losses here. Typically, it takes 2 to 5 years to build a business online. However, I got something a little different for you. You can build a business offline, wait a minute just hold up hold up hold up. I know you, your front. A lot of stuff just hold on a second: you can build a business offline within 90 days, make 1,500 to 2,500 dollars.

If you are hustling now, I know doesn’t sound like a lot of money, but typically with my consulting business and talking to people the biggest problem that most entrepreneurs have is: how can they make money to support themselves while they build their business? Well, here’s an answer for you create a service based business. While you build your online business now for some people that seems like I don’t want to do that.

I want to be like you Glen and I want to have digital, be a digital citizen. Have my online business I’m not trying to work a job or start some hustle? I just wan na go straight online. Okay, that’s going to cost you either a bunch of time or a bunch of money. Do you have that? That’s the reality, you’re going to spend a bunch of money a bunch of time and if you don’t have either one you’ve got to work with what you have to work with, and that’s the reason I’m talking to you like this.

The last three weeks I have talked to a few hundred of you. Yes, a few hundred of you and 90 % of you are in that I want to do some. I don’t know what I’m going to do and I really have no problem talking to you, but I’m not going to be your girlfriend on the phone to talk about your dreams and ambitions when you ain’t doing shit with your life, that’s where a lot of people Are that’s why I’m you’re being the brother? You never had telling you this stuff because you can want until the cows come home you can want.

You can hope you can wish, and it’s just not going to happen Playboy until you actually start to make it happen. Now 10 % of the people call me actually have businesses or doing something and they’re a little stuck, but essentially everyone has the same problem. I got to put food on the table, but I want to do this business. How do I do both and that’s something I thought about number one, going back to 30 days to 2,500, the people really rocked out has sales experience and the whole time there was.

So what we’re going to do is more on that later, we’ll talk about that. Just stay tuned: let’s talk about what you need to do number one. You got to pick something you got to pick something to do. You have to pick something to focus on now. I get a lot of people and this is where I get the pushback. Well, I don’t want to do that. Well, until you get the skills to do what you want to do, you got to work with what you have and that’s the reality of it and you sitting there not wanting to do something, hopefully wasting you’ll think you’re wasting time.

Your really recent time, because time is ticking, that clock is ticking all right. So that’s our little chat. Let’s get into the educational aspect of this. Why do you want to create a local business when you’re hearing all this stuff about making money online speed? Like I said toward the end of the article there’s 10, I think there’s 13 to 15 business models, things you can pick, and maybe you won’t want to do one of those, but at least they give you some information to stretch your imagination, where you can think Of something that you want to do, because this is the thing this is where we are, unemployment is much higher than people are telling you way higher.

There are certain segments of the population with unemployment, 50 % and that’s on both ends of the spectrum. People under 25 and people over 55 that’s a lot of people. You need to start the business now. This is the plan. This is what I have for you number one to make 1500 to 2500 dollars in the next 90 days. You’ve got to give a service based business. This is something that if you have legs hands a car, you can do grunt work.

You can get this business started, that’s not the hard part, and this is where many people start to stumble and fall. They go out. They hustle they get some jobs, they start making some money, then either they’re working or they’re, not working or they’re, chasing business or they’re doing business and there’s all of these gaps. It’s like feast or famine. It’s like hey we’re, making money we’re doing this stuff in the lull period.

Now. One of the reasons that these low periods occur is because of a lack of professional sales training. So you pick something that you can get reoccurring revenue. That’s first thing you do like. I said I’ve got to list the stuff toward the end of the article. Then you go out there and you execute now. This is the difference between you and other people. Somebody out there right now who’s, not reading.

This article is executing they’re building one of these service based businesses and they’re, getting money but they’re going to type out because they don’t know how to build a system and infrastructure, and that is probably one of the most valuable things you can do for your business. It’s incredible what they can do for your business. Now you hear a lot of stuff of everybody wants passive income.

I don’t do anything. I just sit back and collect the money, everybody that I’m going to group with that’s doing it. That’s a seven-figure earner or a figure earner they’re working their asses off every last one of them every last. One of them is working their asses off. They may not be doing a hundred hours a week but they’re putting in the good 40 to 60. They are working this passive income thing mmm, it happens, I have it, I’ve had it, but I’m telling you it’s very short-term and the market can change on you in a heartbeat.

So if that’s your only source of income – and it goes in the world – I hurt so let’s just let that go for now go ahead and get yourself some active weekly income, that’s meaning you’re, making money. Every week I don’t care from the beginning. It’s only 100 bucks. You can build from that and then once you get to 1500 2500 3000, then you can start pushing your internet business model. But the thing is you got to keep doing your service based business, while you’re doing your internet business model.

Now I’ve said this before so this several times, I’m going to say it again. When I shut down the upscale garage, sell through the illness and went into becoming an internet marketer, I wasn’t sleeping on the sofa my car was paid off. I had money in the bank, I was able enough money live off of two years. Why? I did this? My situation is atypical and there are many people’s like that. Guy looks like me, he did it.

I can do it, but you don’t know the details and I keep trying to tell people I keep laying out, but many of you are hoping for rain bolsters are going to come out of a unicorns ass and bless you with some magic jelly beans. It’s not going to happen. Many of you are trying to fuck with no pussy you’re lying. Many of you are trying to fuck with no pussy you’re lying. Many of you are trying to fuck with no pussy you’re lying.

Many of you are trying to fuck with no pussy your life, but there’s no pussy and you’re wondering why you’re frustrated you have got to do something. You got to start building something and get busy and stay busy. Now. The next step is once you go ahead and get your business going up, then you have to scale it and you have to automate as many parts of it as possible. Now there’s someone that’s going to come in the comments.

It’s like tell us what kind of business once again: there’s 13 business models or 14 or 15 at the end of the article. It is up to you to go through them and to do the research. Like I said in the beginning, the article I have 19 free business courses for you, you you got, the information you’ve got structured courses is once again it’s on you to get busy now. This is something else I’m going to talk about, and this is a big problem.

Many people want someone else to do the work for them. You want someone to hold your hand now, as a business owner, that’s not going to work. You are going to have to be self governed and you’re going to have to start to scale your business you’re going to start pushing your business now. The third component of filling a service-based business customer service and back office. Now these are the two parts where things just really start to go crazy.

Like I’ll tell you something I’ll share something with you since we’re like friends and everything, hustlers kung, fu calm is free right now for a reason for me to gain static data that I would not gain any other way and I’m getting a lot of it. This is what’s happening, people are coming in and they’re looking at what the new stuff that I’m doing, they’re completely ignoring the older stuff. Now I just told you, someone went through the south support course and got its case dismissed now.

What does that mean? It works, but the information only works. If you work, it is a hundred percent free and you still have people looking for shortcuts. I’m not going to hold your dick dry dick, Danny mm-hmm, no, no! No! No! No! So it’s going to be up for you to go and shake it. Part of the problem here is, and I’m an internet guy, so I’m in this community that there are many of you who actually believe that you can actually go from nothing to a lot of money with little to minimum effort.

I’m here right now to slay that myth it doesn’t happen if it happens, is a typical and it’s not the norm, and you need to let it go and prepare yourself to work. If you do the work, you will be successful if you keep dilly-dally and waiting around coming up with these excuses. The next two years are going to pass next. Four years are going to pass. The next SiC here is going to pass. The next decade is going to pass and you’re going to be in the same place that you are right now now who’s going to be mad, who’s going who’s going to be mad, then who’s going to be mad, so go ahead.

Read the article get to the end. Look at that stuff check it out and start setting yourself some goals, because when I did the first 30 days to 2,500, it was a dude by the name of cleaver, and this is advice that I gave two and a half years ago, cleaver was like I’m On my friends, sofa, I don’t have a car, I don’t have money and I say you need to start a surface business and I’ve been trying to steer people to this.

But it’s like nothing. I want to do anything, but I want to live the dream chest during the same time. Few people can do it most can so. The same advice that I gave cleaver and he’s around he’s in the group is you need to start some kind of service based business, so you can start generating some cash cleaver within the matter of three weeks, went from nothing to. I think twenty two hundred dollars cash and he was on foot on foot – ended up buying the house that he was staying in with friends.

He did this in like six months. That’s the power of a service-based business. There. Some people took the original 30 days to 2500 and they’ll. Remember that same advice I gave two and a half years ago, I’m giving it to you right now, and this is your path out of poverty. This is your path away from this bullshit you’re dealing with now. Let’s have another conversation here. You got a job you’re going to have to work, double-time you’re, going to have to keep your job and then you’re going to have to work just as hard.

If not it’s hard on your business until it becomes costly for you to keep your job and at some point it’s going to become costly and that’s the point. You quit your job, because there are many people who want to just quit right now and they have no infrastructure. Nothing set up. So that’s it. So that’s how you make 1,500 to 2,500 dollars from scratch in the next 90 days by starting a service based business and busting your ass.

So for those of you who are still here who are not offended left the room but, like I said, I’m going to just give you a quick breakdown of some business models that you can use to jog your imagination, to give you some ideals and read that Section take notes and just push yourself to think of some – that you can do to get some service business based income. So with that, let’s get down to the examples.

Okay, this is the list of service businesses that I curated for you and the reason I say curated is all of these. Businesses have a serious component of reoccurring revenue. There are way more service type businesses that you can start, but they don’t all have reoccurring revenue. So check it out, you could do mobile spa services now with there’s a certain legal component to this, so if you’re already a massage therapist or in school.

This is something that you can do on your own. If you learn how to sell and book clients and get them on a monthly service, you can kill it, you could totally kill it now. Another service business that is tried, tested and true car-washing Mobile Detailing you have a spy posted up next to another business. This is tried and true it’s been going on forever, because if you have someone who is really busy and they have a luxury car and they have the income, it is cheaper for them to have you wash their car once a week twice above then for them To spend an hour and a half out there detail detailing it within their free time, because what people are buying is their their bonding time, they’re buying freedom.

So if you work 60 hours a week, last thing you want to do is wash your car on the weekend big big service, big opportunity. I have a friend who owns a car, wash he’s been in business many years. He does one point for the 1.6 million a year gross revenue washing cars, yes washing cars. Another thing you can do is referral service. Whenever you you move or sometimes you will get this pack of coupons in the mail.

That’s a referral service. There’s several different ways to do it, but the thing is there, you reoccurring revenue component, you go ahead. You start the referral service. You learn how to sell. You learn how to go out there and make things happen. Then you get reoccurring, customers, you know. If the customer gets a good result, you sign them up and then you’ve got ten people who are paying you them off.

You got 20 people we’re paying your muff. You got 30 people paying your month, it’s pretty pretty sweet. Another tried and true apartment cleaning. You go ahead and get yourself a few apartments every month, you’re working and the thing is to have that reoccurring, revenue to get to know the industry to get to know how often apartments have churned. That’s when people move in and move out once again a very lucrative business if you get into it right and you set it up right next thing is residential cleaning.

There are people, I have friends, who’ve had cleaners for the last 20 years. They do not clean their own house, they may do some light stuff or, but they all. This is for some people a necessity. It is not a add-on, it’s a necessity. So this is a great service business that you can create recurring revenue. Another one came out there copywriting. This is, for you know, people such as myself, who have to write a lot of sales copy who have to write a log blog post.

If you are really good with words, there’s a ton of business out there for you. So that’s another reoccurring, revenue model event planning now, there’s so many ways you can do this, you can specialize, you can shotgun or you can do you can do a mixture. You can take this referral service right and then bring it with the event planning. So what you would do is go out to 10 15 20 businesses and say: look I’m going to throw an event, I’m going to advertise the event and then you can come in and talk about your business.

There are people doing it on the high level, where it’s twenty five thousand dollars to attend. One of these events, so definitely just going to take a great deal of planning and execution and getting out there, but I’m just letting you know this is another reoccurring revenue service based model, I’m a service business model. Yes, a service business model and it’s just kind of crazy, as I said here and tell you this, because there are people who are doing this.

Every quarter they’re putting together these dinners with ten people at twenty fifteen grand a pop and they’re just introducing high influence people to high influence people and getting paid for it. So just something you think about and another thing window-cleaning, very, very profitable business. If you set it up right, if you put it together and once again it has that reoccurring, revenue component sales training as someone who has gone through professional sales, training and who’s gone through a great deal of self-education, I cannot tell you how helpful sales training is And part of sales training is marketing.

Part of sales training is developing your customer relationship management protocols. Super super important, and anyone that gets into a good sales training program will see an immediate increase in revenues. That’s how important it is. That’s why they’ll Carnegie has been around forever because there’s always a need, because most people do not know how to sell and lawn care once again service based business reoccurring revenue.

My long guy is two hundred bucks a month. Year-Round that’s the deal they do the leaves they do all this stuff and they just come three or four times a month and that I’m just speaking as a client of one that, if you’re busy – and you know, if you like doing your lawn and cutting your Trees and trimming the hedges, if that’s a form of therapy and peace for you, I get that. But if you hate that stuff there’s a ton of people out there who hate it don’t want to do it, don’t have the time and paying someone is just freeing them up.

So that’s another thing: now this one gets very broad hair care service. There’s a lot of sub components here, there’s coloring that people will just do colorist their stylist, there’s folks, who just do haircuts, I mean one again: people have to have their hair done once a month every six weeks, two weeks, something so depending upon where you are In that spectrum, because a lot of this stuff, you have to have a license, some of it, you don’t I don’t know – I don’t know but before you do anything, make sure that you go ahead and look at your laws and what you have to do to Be able to put your hands and someone’s head, but once again, once you get your qualifications and your certificates, whatever you need, this is a killer, reoccurring, business model.

I had a friend, he was dating this girl and he was just like man. She always has funny. Always has money, that’s like. So what’s your problem, it’s like man. She has a lot of money and it’s like he said. I don’t understand it’s like you know, she’s, a hair, stylist right, that’s, okay! They make good money, he said. No, you don’t understand. Didn’t kind of find out, she didn’t tell him, but I actually told him it’s like she owns the salon.

He didn’t know that he was blown away about how much money she makes. But you know she worked really really hard, but there’s a ton of money in that type of profession. Another service based business is handyman now in this economy. In the way the world is a lot of people not getting married. So you have a lot of people. Male and female, who are not handy and they will pay someone to come, hang a picture and they will pay someone to come do stuff.

They could do themselves, but once again people are buying back their time. So, instead of spending a week in painting they hire you, they go to the Hamptons come back, the walls are painted, handyman service, properly, positioned, properly set up can be very, very profitable and there’s so many different things that you can do now. Is this any stretch of the imagination all of the service businesses know what I did once again going back to curation is I put together businesses that have a reoccurring revenue model because a reoccurring revenue model is so important and if you hold on for a minute In the next segment, I will explain to you exactly why and how you can take advantage of that.

You hey, this is Glendon Cameron, founder of hustlers kung-fu comm, I’m going to tell you about how to sell big premium sales training. One of the things that happened when I built out 30 days to $ 2,500 per month was some people crushed it, but other people yeah they didn’t do so well, and I was just wondering why I mean it really really messed with me. Then it hit me like a ton of bricks. The people who did well had sales training, the people who did not do well had no sales training.

That was the difference and it’s critical. So, if that in mind, I’ve designed a new program bringing themselves training, what we’re going to do together to make you successful is at first is a one-on-one business evaluation. Now, what does that mean? You have a business and I’m going to tear it apart and tell you everything, that’s wrong with it and how you can make it better by implementing a sales process.

Now I know it sounds like I’m being somewhat presumptuous to assume that you don’t have a sales process, but I’ve talked to a number of people who don’t it’s common. I’m in a Facebook group with people who sell everything from high-end airplanes to life insurance, and I went in one mere hours after joining and impacted and put in some stuff that these sales professionals did not know did not understand, and these people sell every day.

Good sales training is the difference between $ 100,000 a year in $ 1,000,000 a year. That’s that critical. So another thing that we’re going to talk about which no one else talks about is how to build out your CRM, which is customer relationship management software. Most people who have a business, don’t have it. It is critical. It will make the difference in your business. That will blow your mind, we’ll teach you how to develop a sales pitch.

Many people don’t have one, because what I liked it, what I hear from folks is I hand out my flyer, I hand them my business card. Your flyer and your business card are not going to sell anything unless that person has an immediate need for your product or service. At that moment, if that need for your product or service comes up six months later chances are, you will not get that business? You have to learn how to pitch.

You’ll have to learn how to qualify. You’ll have to learn how to set it up, and you have to learn how to follow up. All of that goes back to CRM brand. Your business simple, create a sales funnel. That’s why you need CRM, build a web page that converts there’s something that I’ve been doing with some of our clients. That’s been working, amazing and you’ll. Get that how the market, how to find customers manage your back-office, a community of business owners.

Now this is how it works. It’s two hundred and fifty dollars a month. Currently, it is grouped training once we you sign up we’ll set a time where I’ll do a business evaluation with you and your business, then from that point on you’re going to get group training, there will be webinars, a lot of things would be recorded and it’s All going to be in a Facebook group, so you can access it at anytime anywhere.

If you can get on Facebook, you can get in that way. If you lose your login, you don’t have to worry about keeping up with that stuff and it’ll all be in one central location. Super easy super convenient and you can get this information that will change your life change, your business. So simply weekly sales training will be happening in the group and what I’m going to do for everyone that signs up, because there’s a special cold here and you don’t get that code.

Unless you read the end of the article there’s a special code, everyone that comes in here will get to business evaluations. The normal deal is just one so we’re going to have your main, a business evaluation, and probably a month later, we’re going to have another one. So you’ll get that as a signup bonus, but you can only get it from this link. That’s attached to this article, so nowhere with the link B you’re going to have a little screen that will pop out.

That will be your annotation or, if you don’t see the link, there’s going to be a little. I take your finger and go to MS. It currently is, at the top right hand, corner just press your finger in that space and I’ll pop up pop down, and you can check it out. You’ll be added to the facebook group within 24 hours, except on weekends. Maybe longer then my assistant will reach out to you, get your name your number and we will set up a time to do your one-on-one business evaluation and there will be sales training and a lot of stuff that you’ve never seen anywhere else before in the group.

I just posted the breakdown of a 1.2 million dollar lunch. How much money was spent on Facebook ads the the whole program? That’s currently in the group that you can go back, reverse-engineer pull out stuff that you can use for your business or you could just try to use that whole done. That platform, that whole sequence use that sequence. If enough place, if it’s applicable to your business and there’s going to be a lot more of that stuff, that’s coming, and I shall tell you you want to get in now, because it is currently 250.

As I make the group more valuable and I’m going to talk about value, if I can get some of the people that I want lined up to come in and talk to you, it’s going to go up, because these are has some high profile people. But as I make it valuable more useful to you, because currently the way that it is, if you just came in for a month and learned how to build out your CRM, develop a sales pitch and create a sales funnel, you would use those skill sets.

For years, those skill sets can be worth not a hundred dollars to you, not a thousand dollars to you, but literally over time, hundreds of thousands of dollars, hundreds of thousands of dollars and they’re this. I know that you being smarter than the average bear you’re going to jump all over this, and I will see you in the group. You you