The gentle art of persuasion

The gentle art of persuasion

In most networking groups ‘sales’ is almost a dirty word.  However, sales is the lifeblood of every business – no sales = no money!  The problem is nobody likes being sold to, but that doesn’t stop us wanting to buy stuff! If you look at the traditional sales...
How does your sales funnel work?

How does your sales funnel work?

People talk about sales funnels – and how they will effortlessly fill up to generate leads.  But it’s never as simple as it looks! A good sales funnel needs planning.  You need to consider every step with a goal for each step – and then build a robust...
How to make your sales funnel work

How to make your sales funnel work

If you haven’t read the blog on How to build a sales funnel, read that first. Now you have your plan in place for what you are going to offer at the four levels of your sales funnel: Free Low cost Bread & butter Premium Now you need to know how to get people into...
How to build a sales funnel

How to build a sales funnel

If you want to create an ongoing flow of leads, without spending all day doing cold calls, you need a sales funnel. Before you get too excited this isn’t some kind of magic spell – but it is a process that can be put in place.  It’s not an accident that people...
Building a marketing funnel

Building a marketing funnel

Lots of people have heard of the Marketing Funnel – it all makes great sense on paper.  You start by attracting lots of people who are interested and then filter them out by asking a bit more each time. The funnel looks a bit like this. The strategy behind having a...