Social Selling – 10 Steps to Making a Sale (3-minute read)

Learn about a social media strategy that actually produces results.

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. Continue reading “Social Selling – 10 Steps to Making a Sale (3-minute read)”

Start with the Finish in Mind (2.5-minute read)

Learn about why you need to look at the whole process of starting a new business or project before you start.

In my personal experience, my aspirations have not always aligned with my abilities or budget.¬†Here is the thing, I’m a dreamer and I am ambitious but more often than not I don’t have the resources or discipline to execute the ambitious dream I’m thinking about. Coming up with the ideas for me is the easy part, executing a strategic plan to make the idea happen is the hard part. Continue reading “Start with the Finish in Mind (2.5-minute read)”

Small Business Owners – Make 2017 the Year Your Marketing Goes Big

Learn why it is not to late for you to get into the digital marketing game!

Recently I watched a Lost Interview with Steve Jobs from 1995. At the conclusion of the interview Steve Jobs was asked to predict the future. His predictions about the internet and the social impact gave me chills. Remember it was 1995, the internet was still just a toddler and social media wouldn’t really exist for another 10 years.

Steve Jobs also predicted that 10’s of Billions of dollars would be sold online and that small businesses would be able to look very large online and even compete with the large companies. 22 years have passed since Steve Jobs made these wildly accurate predictions. Does that mean it is too late for you? Since you are not an ‘early adopter’ does that mean you can’t get be successful selling your products and services online?

Learn more about why 2017 is the year you should make your marketing go big!

Continue reading “Small Business Owners – Make 2017 the Year Your Marketing Goes Big”

How to Make More Money in 2017

Welcome to our BLOG InfluenceRevenue.com.

As Les Brown said “everyone knows that being rich doesn’t make you happy but everyone wants to find out for themselves.” Some people say that “money is the root of evil.” They actually are misquoting a well-known verse from the Bible that actually says “the love of money is the root of evil”. It is not our intention to foster in you an unhealthy love of money but rather to show you how when you achieve balance in your life you can accomplish amazing things. Happiness¬†in life comes from balancing material, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs.

Our primary goal: Help people achieve success in life! Continue reading “How to Make More Money in 2017”