Sales Babble with Pat Helmers Ep83

Sales Babble with Pat Helmers

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What do you think of when you hear the word sales? Do you get nervous?

Does it make you think, “Oh God, I hate selling and salespeople”? I think at some point even if you’re in sales you’ve had that thought, and it’s usually around the time of a major purchase. We’ve all been there, right?

Selling is something we all do even if you don’t like it. We sell ourselves on a daily basis in person, online and over the phone, so since you can’t escape it you may as well become good at it. Mastering selling is something my next guest Pat Helmers is a master at. Not only is he a master at selling but of communications. Pat explains why gaining a deep understanding of the value you bring your clients is the first key to sales success.

Pat also enlightens us with a system he developed that can be utilized to help anyone become proficient at the art of selling, it’s called HEAT. Continue reading “Sales Babble with Pat Helmers Ep83”

5 Min Friday About That Snap Inc IPO

 

Snap INC IPO

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Twitter Is Not The Measurement

I’ve seen tons of articles talking about the Snapchat IPO and through Snap.INC as they’re now known is experiencing slower growth it doesn’t mean they are headed toward the failed state of Twitter.

Instagram is However Eating Their Lunch

Ever had someone take your lunch?  Well, that happened to Snapchat about six months ago with Instagram decided to get into the instant videos that disappear in 24hr business.  If you’re new to social media you may not have known that Instagram didn’t always have the Instastories feature.  That feature is only a few months old but it’s getting attention.

The move was bold but smart when you think about it.  When you’re on Instagram you have a reason to discover new things vs Snapchat where you’re going to mostly communicate with your friends.  Snap says it’s not a social network rather a camera company, but time will tell if Snap Glasses (Shades actually) will ever take off.  Because so far the adoption rate has been pretty slow and hasn’t made a difference in profitability for the camera company.

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5 Minute Friday Ep81

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Let’s Get It Started

Each Friday I’ll be posting something interesting for you to learn and one thing you can use to make your upcoming week better.  I’ll also keep you up to date on the projects I’m working on and how you can get involved.

Talking Money and Sponsorship

This week I was interviewed on the Podbean podcast  – Podcasting Smarter with their wonderful host Jennifer Crawford from the Jellyvision Show.  I know it’s a funny name but you should definitely check it out.  We talked podcasting in general but really got into the details of podcast sponsorship.  I went deep with info I normally wouldn’t reveal outside of a paid course, so this one is a must listen so check it out here => Podcasting Smarter

I’m A Reality Show

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