Creating Audio Authority One Interview at a Time

Duct Tape Marketing

Creating Audio Authority One Interview at a Time written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Business Week Savvy Selling Interview An interview I conducted with Michelle Nichols, Sales columnists for.

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State of the Digital Music Industry 2014: An Insider’s View

VC Cafe

In the first half of 2013, 43 percent of all album sales were digital, up from 38 percent the year before (Nielsen). Stream volume soared 25% this year, with more than 100 billion audio and video streams. Music is everyone’s favorite example of digital disruption done wrong.

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7 Most Powerful Sales Tools

Inc Startups

It's not about the worksheets: These tools are what really create success sales. The world is inundated with sales tools: worksheets, playbooks, sales scripts, software, brochures, and so forth. Here are seven sales "tools" you need to develop: 1.

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Uploud Audio Blasts Next Gen Audio for Music Lovers

ArcticStartup

Running into an article about high-tech audio speakers isn’t what you’d expect when browsing ArcticStartup, but as an audiophile I just couldn’t resist the temptation of covering the beautiful piece of equipment every casual music lover would dream to have in their living room.

Your License To Steal My 10-Year Refined Podcast Formula, For In-Depth Interviews, ?Free Traffic AND Delivering Digital Sales

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

The post Your License To Steal My 10-Year Refined Podcast Formula, For In-Depth Interviews, 
Free Traffic AND Delivering Digital Sales appeared first on Entrepreneurs-Journey.com. Online Marketing & Internet Business Guides Podcasting audio content how to start a podcast interviews itunes podcast course podcast training power podcastingIt was the year 2005.

4 Easy Steps to Automate Your Online Sales Process

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Your followers obviously like what you have to offer, so whether it’s through e-books, audio So you’ve got your blog up and running, you’re starting to gain a following, and you want to capitalize on your growing popularity. One of the best ways to do that is by creating products around whatever your expertise is.

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11 Minute Chat with Dennis Dube

Jeff Hilimire

He’s one of the best “sales” professionals I know, and we talk (for 11 minutes) about how he got into selling and what’s contributed the most to his success. The audio on this isn’t as good as it should be. I was in an amazing audio studio at Prototype Prime and after I recorded several of these 11 minute chats, I hit the wrong button and lost it all. In my third 11 Minute Chat, I sat down with Dennis Dube , one of my long-time friends.

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3 Mistakes That Kill Product Sales (Even Before You Start Selling!)

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Now I use the term “product” and that can mean ebook, video course, audio course, etc. If you have no marketing, then you have no sales. Copywriting Make Money Online Marketing, Business & Entrepreneurship leevi romanik marketing product creation product sale sale mistakesHow To Create A Product That Sells Part Three. This is the third part in the series on product creation.

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Self-publishing battle royale: Amazon vs. indie sales platforms

The Next Web

This is what I’ve learned, having now self-published three books (selling close to 10,000 copies total)—two using Gumroad and Sellfy (which are indie sales platforms, aka: digital goods e-commerce services, or “indies” from here on in), and my latest on Amazon’s KDP Select platform.

Uncommon Interview: Finding Fulfillment with Good Company

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

You can listen to this audio interview by subscribing on iTunes , subscribing to my usual RSS feed in your podcast-listening-system-of-choice, or just download the mp3. So, what I mean is, especially at the beginning, you want so bad to get that big sale, or get that big customer name on the website, or add some feature, because you only have three customers, and they’re asking for something. (Powered by LaunchBit ).

TALK LESS! (or, the fine art of Sales)

Scalable Startup

But one of the problems with the new would be all-functions entrepreneur is lack of training in some of the key areas of entrepreneurship – SALES skills. The technology has changed, but the art of selling and closing sales has not. Respect the human sales skills. Since we couldn’t hear the audio, they were trying to scream the features to me. So don’t talk so much, listen more, you’ll close more sales.

Improve Sales by Boosting Collaboration

Inc Startups

Here’s part 1: Networking Secrets for Sales Calls.) Today Keith’s letting us tap into some of his insights on how to make people more productive when they’re working together, and developing solutions together to the problems that we have, especially in the sales process.

What Separates The Million Dollar Information Marketers From The Rest

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

As is typical for me, I went straight in looking for any audios I could download and stick on my phone (I’m … Read the rest of this entry » Marketing, Business & Entrepreneurship Product Launch eben pagan info products jeff walker product launch formula Rich Schefren sales funnel

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Get Sales Prospects to Respond: 3 Ways

Inc Startups

When you're running your company's sales effort, you can't afford not to resonate with your prospects. As a follow-up, here are some of Konrath's best tips on getting the most out of sales calls with a prospect. You can also click to get the full interview audio.

111 Great Last Minute Gift Ideas For Clients

Mike Michalowicz

If you have no idea what books your client will like, give them the gift of audio books or books on tape. Simple Truths is a great website that showcases creativity in leadership, sales, customer service, management as well as inspirational.

What to Give Your Clients in this Season of Giving

Mike Michalowicz

If you have no idea what books your client will like, give them the gift of audio books or books on tape. Simple Truths is a great website that showcases creativity in leadership, sales, customer service, management as well as inspirational.

Networking Secrets for Sales Calls

Inc Startups

An expert on building human connections shares his relationship-building tricks for sales calls. TS: Talk about why you believe that your vision of networking has been revolutionary out there in the world of sales. Click to download the full interview audio.

30 Minutes to Writing a Press Release that Generates Highly Qualified Sales Leads (Even if you can’t write)

Cloud Marketing Lab Blog

However, I’m finding more and more that writing a press release is one of the single greatest ways to attract qualified sales leads imaginable. Not a single press release I’ve written for my business has gotten picked up by main stream news, yet all of them have produced sales leads.

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3 Mistakes That Kill Product Sales (Even Before You Start Selling!)

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Now I use the term “product” and that can mean ebook, video course, audio course, etc. If you have no marketing, then you have no sales. Copywriting Make Money Online Marketing, Business & Entrepreneurship leevi romanik marketing product creation product sale sale mistakesHow To Create A Product That Sells Part Three. This is the third part in the series on product creation.

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#TrackThis Episode 5: Tracking Sales Funnel Conversions in SaaS

Up and Running

I’ve included the full audio and slide deck above, and the full transcript below: What’s the Golden Standard for Tracking Sales Conversions? It turns out and the topic for today is tracking the sales funnel conversions in SaaS or “software as a service.”

Is Your Website “Soooooo 2008?”

Up and Running

Do you have multiple forms of media (video, photos, audio)? 2008 may not even seem that long ago to some of you. But so much has changed in marketing since then that quite frankly a website even developed in 2010 can seem – well – “old school.”.

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How I Created 4 Startup Explainer Videos for $11

Software By Rob

It wound up taking a form quite similar to a sales letter, starting with a narrow focus to grab the visitor’s attention, then expanding on the details of what Drip can do. Step 3: Record the Audio (Estimated time: 15 minutes).

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How To Segment Your Subscribers When You Run A Blog Business

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Sometimes you just want to make sure as many people read your content as possible with no sales message, where at other times you want to make as many sales as possible , but not turn away readers who don’t want to buy. Segmentation Options Dee mentioned how I use text, audio podcasts and video on this blog and this is one way to segment my readership.

Google’s Latest Gadgets And The Impact On Its Stock Price

YoungUpstarts

The pricing of these phones is also expected to boost sales in China. and Chromecast Audio. will change your TV experience, the Chromecast Audio will turn your ‘dumb’ speakers into internet-connected intelligent devices that produce super quality sound.

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9 Marketing Buzzwords That You Need To Know

Brandanew

Developing a long-term plan for your company to achieve specific sales goals and consumer reach is called a branding strategy. So, it is not only the sales but the sheer image that takes the equity to a different level altogether.

How a Virtual Secretary Can Manage All Your Day-to-Day Tasks

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Setting up and Managing all your social media accounts May write press releases Follow up with your clients Building your database and regularly updating it Transcribing audios, videos, voice mails, conference calls etc. Noting down minutes of meetings Making reports on your tasks, sales etc.

An Early-Stage Founder’s Quick & Dirty Guide To Growth

OnStartups

Access the audio interviews of today’s featured growth practitioners, the full 43 page guide, and tons of resources here (free for now). “ The following is a guest post by William Griggs. William is the Founder of Startup Slingshot , the resource for battle-tested startup strategies.

Here’s A Painful Problem For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Use video and audio, rather than jargon, abbreviations, and computer lingo on your site. With the Identity Theft Resource Center® reporting a 40 percent increase in data breaches in 2016, there seems to be a growing population out there worried about all the people intent on hurting them.

Gatorade and the Kings of Cool

Up and Running

What Beats may lack in audio quality (and they’re quite nice headphones, just maybe not for their price range), they make up for in star power and cultural influence. Nike’s successful marketing means that everyone will buy their product—even when it isn’t the best.

Lessons and Impressions from Colombia (2016)

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

One driver was the local sales partner for Box. In Colombia, as one small example, people send tons of audio messages via WhatsApp. Look around in a crowd of people and you’ll see somebody holding the phone to their mouth (but not to their ear) recording audio messages.

How to Grow Your Business by Setting Goals [Webinar]

Up and Running

The full audio and slide deck are included above, and the full transcript can be found below: Sabrina Parsons: Hi everyone. What is it about your business that made you think you’re going to make it this much in sales and yet somehow you didn’t achieve that. So think about sales goals.

The Formula for Entrepreneurial Success

Growthink Blog

And prior to that, Joni co-founded a technology services company that she grew to 100 employees and nearly $13 million in sales. Now usually when I conduct an interview, I do it via telephone and have an audio file to show for it. First, video is much more engaging to watch and absorb the information (but if you want to listen to the audio on the go, feel free to download the MP3 version here ).

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Gamification Trend: Salespeople Thrive off Competition, so Up Their Game

Inc Startups

As a sales manager turned entrepreneur, it’s a question I’ve always asked my employees - especially sales reps. The same as the hundreds of sales professionals I’ve asked over the past few years: “Hate to lose.” A sale is a game.

3 Ways To Make $100,000 Online Selling Your Own Product

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Don’t be like most people and alienate your customers with a bombardment of continuous sales pitches (read more about how NOT to do email marketing). Remember: remove your ego from the sales process. 297 Audio Program $297 x 337 = $100,089. 337/12 months = 28 audio programs per month Less than 1 a day. You can easily record audio with your computer if it has mic or a cheap plug in/headset. Use the free audio program audacity.

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4 Great Motivational Videos for 2012

Inc Startups

In my role as the "mouthpiece" of the sales profession, I end up talking with a lot of successful salespeople. All of them are highly motivated, and many of them depend upon motivational books, audios and videos to keep them that way.

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Why Content Marketing Is Essential For Successful Startups and Small Businesses

crowdSPRING Blog

When Marco combined the blogs and focused on generating an audience through good content, Marco’s blog readership skyrocketed – and so did sales. Additionally, with more traffic to their website and blog, Marco’s SEO improved, which helped their sales even more.

The Best Marketing Platform: Blogs?

Mike Michalowicz

They’re part of the top three platforms for effective marketing—creating audio/visual content, white papers and article/blog content. Whether it’s B2B or B2C the goose that lays the golden egg is the website that consistently produces quality content, written, audio or visual.

Tool and resource list for new founders

The Startup Toolkit

Streak – simple CRM plugin for gmail to manage and share your sales leads. Seth Godin’s Startup School – 15 audio episodes covering a Seth’s take on getting entrepreneurial. A braindump of the tools I frequently turn to for my projects.

Author’s Journey #33: 7 Keys to Profitable Special Events

Active Garage

When events are recorded, post-conference sales of audios, transcripts, and videos create excellent content for direct-marketing and back of the room sales at upcoming events. Sales.

Speaking for Leads

Up and Running

The content you create can be used in multiple other ways – articles, audio CD, teleseminar, webinar, report or book. By having a lead capture system in place, you will be able to measure your results and implement a strong follow-up campaign to move prospects closer to a sale. At each event, I am looking to capture information on over 80 percent of them, and to close a minimum of $5000 in sales through each one (not on the day, but through my follow up campaign).