Why do you do online keyword research? It’s not for your health, but rather your business’ health. You do online keyword research because you want your website and its content to rank well in the search engines. Why? keep reading »
You’re reading this article on Jamie Irvine’s website.
Jamie Irvine didn’t write it because it is a guest blog.
Yes, Jamie uses guest blogging as one of his marketing strategies. It’s a good strategy too. In this blog post, we’ll explore why. keep reading »
Co-authored by Jamie Irvine and Krishna Chaitanya (KC) | Titans Digital
The digital grind never stops. It’s revolutionizing industries one at a time. Nothing around us is the same as it was 3-5 years ago.
With a proper marketing plan and a little bit of education along the way, it becomes easier for small business owners to adapt to the challenging digital landscape. In this article, we have developed a 5-point plan to help! keep reading »
It has been my experience that developing the skill of appropriately asking for what you want will lead you to professional and personal success. Is that all there is to it, though? Does it always come down to just asking and receiving?
The answer is Yes and No. YES, it usually comes down to the person who is willing to ask and NO that is not all there is to it. This is a skill and like any skill, there are ways to develop and become better at it. This article will outline the 5 steps to focus on to hone the skill of “asking for what you want”.
Social selling is a buzzword term but it has become so much more than that. I don’t think you are going to see people use the term social selling in the future, it’s just going to be called selling. The reality is that outbound B2B salespeople should be using social media accounts now and if they are not, they will be, if they want to stay relevant and profitable. These social tools, like smartphones, email, and CRM software will become standard tools for all salespeople.
For now, we can define social selling this way:
“Social selling is when salespeople use social media to interact directly with their prospects. Salespeople will provide value by answering prospect questions and offering thoughtful content until the prospect is ready to buy.” – HubSpot
Now that we understand what social selling is let’s discuss how you can use it to influence your revenue to grow.
When you start a service business it is very stressful to struggle to find work. Going days or weeks between jobs can create a range of emotions from panic to depression. When a customer finally calls, in our eagerness to book work we may actually put the would-be customer off by sounding and acting desperate.
My contracting business is booked 2 – months in advance with the exception of during our one seasonally slow time where we drop down to being booked only 1 – 2 weeks in advance. We have 6 trucks so when I say we are booked I mean every truck is booked 2 – months in advance.
The best part about this is that our system can be replicated. Here is how we do it.