Chatbots, AR story filters, and Instagram Explore! – The three social media hot and trending topics I am NOT going to talk about in this week’s blog. Let me tell you why. It’s time for you to stop chasing trendy social media squirrels.
I recently spoke at Alan Weiss’ Million Dollar Consulting Convention and Sales Expert, Colleen Francis was also one of the speakers. Colleen shared some vital and eye-opening stats on the percentage of buyers who make purchasing decisions before they ever have a conversation with you.
The important message was this:
There are three conditions that are critical for the growth of a small business. These three conditions are fairly straight forward in theory, but an entrepreneur’s ability to execute on all three might not be so easy.
Those conditions are:
We read Seth Godin’s book, This is Marketing in Thought Readers in January. It is a fantastic book for the time we are in right now, as business owners, human beings, and as marketers.
Over the course of the month, we discussed a number of topics, and Seth himself even chimed in and answered some questions for our group which was a really big deal. Right before we started his book, I emailed Seth, told him about our group, explained how Thought Readers worked and invited him to join us. I was blown away when he showed up.
Last week, Kylie on my team asked me for blog content one week before our annual big event. I typed up a reply to her to say, “let’s skip next week” and then I had a moment.
We think of social media as a way to connect with our friends, loved ones, and community. But it doesn’t always feel that way, does it?
This week’s blog was written by a very close connection, colleague and friend of mine, Melonie Dodaro. Her new book, LinkedIn Unlocked comes out today and I invited her to write a guest blog post for you on how to leverage the power of LinkedIn for helping and growing your customer base. Enjoy!
Social media is a marketing tool that has become crucial in building a business over the last ten years. Marketing is what you do to attract customers to your business, from cash flow problems caused by a lack of marketing to managing the incoming responses to your marketing via your notifications and inbox. It’s all marketing.
This week you’re going to dive a little deeper into the social media marketing side of things.