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Creating a Mini Sales and Marketing Strategy in Less Than Three Hours

Start by ensuring you have enough information and data available at your fingertips. That’s the secret.

Here are the steps to Creating a Sales and Marketing Strategy quickly and effectively:

Step 1: Take an A4 size of paper and title it Sales and Marketing Strategy.

Then rule it with two horizontal lines across about one inch down from top and two vertical lines to form three equal columns. Title these columns, Channels, Strategy, How often.

Step 2: Under Channels write down as many strategies that you can think of for contacting. Write down (in this exercise) a minimum of 4. Let’s say one of those channels is “Contacting prospects.” Under Strategy write down at least four strategies you could use to contact prospects. For example:

Internet, Advertising, Letters, Telephone calling.

Write four strategies for each of the channels so you should have a minimum of 16 strategies.

Step 3: Under “how often” enter how often you will practice the particular strategy.

For example, if one of the strategies in the middle column is letters, you may enter “once a week for two months” or whatever the time period is that you work out as being effective for you.

Realise that frustration may set in after a while if you don’t concentrate but don’t give in. You are almost there and have nearly accomplished your task. You will be well rewarded once you have finished.

Again, the real secret is to have self generating strategies going out the door, so that your methods are automated to ensure a continual source of leads.

Revealed – 3 New Methods to Make Money With Sales and Marketing Training

For decades, people have been duped into thinking their corporate jobs are safe. As you can probably guess, that opinion is changing. Many people are now starting their own business. Businesses with a strong online presence helps those businesses prosper. But these new business owners need training on how to get and keep customers. This is where you can make a lot of money with sales and marketing training. Continue reading and find 3 new methods your prospects can thrive by running their own online business.

1. People are panicking as their employers are going out of business. These unemployed people are candidates for operating their own business. Too many people untrained to run a business will start one and then fail due to ineffective or absent sales and marketing training. This is where you come in. You can make lots of money if you are qualified at teaching people how to sell and market their business. Keep watching for the big corporations as they fold and present people needing training for their new businesses.

2. Teach new business owners the value of networking. More people meet qualified prospects by networking and focusing on solving a prospect’s problem than they do by using the old push marketing method. Promote networking to your clients.

3. Social networking where a business owner focuses on helping other businesses solve their pressing problems works to produce high sales. Strive to help your clients see the value of the problem-solving sales and marketing philosophies of today. You will have more customers than you can handle!

The Sales and Marketing Mistake That Makes Prospects Avoid You Like the Plague

What’s one of the biggest (and most common) sales and marketing mistakes you can make?

It may not be what you think. And, in fact, you may be doing it right now without even realizing it.

And that is simply being needy.

Like it or not, think it FAIR or not, this’ll destroy your profits in a heartbeat. I don’t care if you sell online, offline or on the sidelines — doesn’t matter. People sense when you NEED them. When you need their money, their time, their vote or their affection.

And the more you need something, the more it eludes you.

Yet, at the same time, people are almost irresistibly attracted to people who DON’T need them.

To give you a perfect example of this, there’s this TV sitcom you probably heard of called “Seinfeld.” In one episode, George Costanza is complaining to his friend Jerry about how just once in a relationship he wishes he could be the person who isn’t the needy one — and instead be the one with the upper hand.

As George put it, “I have no hand.”

So, in one of his more clever schemes, George, who’s afraid of losing his girlfriend, pulls a complete “180″ on her, and tells her he has decided to break up with her.

A “pre-emptive break-up”, so to speak.

The result?

Instead of telling George to hit the road, she emotionally and physically sticks to him like white on rice — even though she was about to dump him.

Now, that’s just a sitcom obviously.

But that’s EXACTLY how it works in real life, too.

If you need someone to buy from you, they’ll smell it on you. They’ll also emotionally (and physically) back off to escape. They will do whatever it takes to get away from you — like lie and tell you they want to think about it, or say they need to talk with someone else, etc.

But the reality is, you need them, and they KNOW it.

And because of that, they want nothing to do with you.

So the message is clear: Don’t be needy. It drives people AWAY from you… instead of attracting them TOWARDS you.

Which is why the less you need, the more sales you make.