US Holiday Spending Sentiment

I surveyed my audience on LinkedIn about their holiday spending intent, method of purchase, types of purchase, and sentiment in the U.S. Consumer spending is always top of mind for marketers, sellers, and retailers. With inflation on the rise, consumers spend differently than when inflation is low. I asked my audience four questions. Below youContinue reading “US Holiday Spending Sentiment”

Ways People Buy, Find Products & The Differences Between B2B, B2C, B2G & D2C

Buyers have different wants and needs. When marketing and selling a product or service, it is important to ask two questions to understand your buyers. 1. What motivates people to buy a product or service? 2. How do people find a product or service to buy? I surveyed my LinkedIn audience for answers. 1. WhatContinue reading “Ways People Buy, Find Products & The Differences Between B2B, B2C, B2G & D2C”

How to Gain Market Share with a Tech Product or Service

During my time in field sales, I wanted to obtain the business of Dental Schools and Hospitals. After obtaining meetings and making presentations to prominent Dentists, I was informed that they could not buy from me. After handling objections, showing how my offerings were better than the competition, I found out why. The decision-makers explainedContinue reading “How to Gain Market Share with a Tech Product or Service”

How to Create Marketing that Enables Sales & CX Teams

I asked my LinkedIn audience If the Sales and Marketing function merged and run by Sales, What would be your main focus? Why? As you can see, 68% of those surveyed said that increase lead generation and demand generation was a top priority. What this means is that people see Marketing as a vehicle toContinue reading “How to Create Marketing that Enables Sales & CX Teams”

Standing Tall in the Face of Rejection

Dealing with rejection in Sales, Marketing, Business, Job Search and Life is rough. I have experienced rejection in various aspects of life. It is important to not take rejection personally. When you are rejected in job search and career; remember that it applies to the specific situation, position, promotion, transfer but not you as aContinue reading “Standing Tall in the Face of Rejection”

How Brands Can use Cultural Diffusion to Sell & Market Products Abroad

How #Brands Can use #CulturalDiffusion to Sell & Market products Abroad
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10 Ways to Build an Audience & Grow a Customer Base

There are many ways to grow an audience and build a customer base. Here are 10 strategies for you to grow your audience and build a customer base. 1. Starting a Blog based on Buyer Personas Create a blog within your website focusing on customer pain points discovered in your buyer personas. Image via http://www.garrisoneverest.com/inbound-marketing-2/how-to-implement-inbound-marketing/ 2.Use SocialContinue reading “10 Ways to Build an Audience & Grow a Customer Base”

How to Optimize Presentations & Content to Buyer Learning Styles

image via connections academy.com Creating customer centered  presentations that engage customers are essential. Previously I spoke about how to accomplish this.  However, another key element to creating both customer centered presentations and digital content is knowledge of buyer learning styles. In other words, how buyers learn best. There are three learning styles, Visual, Auditory & kinesthetic.Continue reading “How to Optimize Presentations & Content to Buyer Learning Styles”