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  1. ProducerProma 🐝 Nautiyal
    Don't Tell Your Customers...
    Don't Tell Your Customers...It is a commonly known fact, but not acknowledged enough: people do not like being told. They are open to suggestions and ideas but not to the fact of someone telling them what to do and what not to do. This does not only apply to adults. You might...
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    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/10/2017 #11 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #10 this comment and the examples embedded in it are a buzz on their own @Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    21/10/2017 #10 Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    #4 It is always so enriching to hear your thoughts, @Harvey Lloyd. The analogies you drew were excellent in understanding the different types of organizational sales techniques the giants of their leagues have established and followed. There is so much to learn.

    Also, your point about experiential marketing hold so true in today's market. I always feel, it is not only the product/service but also the entire ecosystem that is being woven to support the entire experience of buying a particular product/service.

    For example, I bought a pair of reading glasses from a budding e-commerce eye wear seller in India. Upon visiting their website, they let me know that on my first purchase the frame is completely free and I just need to pay for the lenses (which is hardly that expensive). The brand was decent and the designs could be tried out using their virtual "try me on" software. I received the product with 2 days of purchase and the packaging was so chic and simply fabulous! This made me recommend their product to my friends and family, too and they got about 5 orders from my WOM, alone.

    Also, like you mentioned marketers are using the "Fear Of Missing Out" (FOMO) a lot nowadays. People would think that they can always use their discretion when it comes to giving in to FOMO but the truth is that it creates more of an underlying psychological effect rather than appealing to a person's taste and having them want it.

    I am yet to see the Subaru ads. So will check out YouTube to watch some of their ads.

    The world of marketing and sales is rather mesmerizing. I have been a finance student all through my student-life, yet it was marketing that I chose to spend the rest of my work-life with.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/10/2017 #9 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #6 thank you @Proma 🐝 Nautiyal for your kind words and lovely response. To think of the customer first and always are the signs of your maturity my friend
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/10/2017 #8 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #3 this is very interesting comment @Harvey Lloyd. Synchronicity again as few minutes ago @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador and I were exchanging comments on my last buzz that are in accordance with yours.
    Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    21/10/2017 #7 Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    #2 Thank you so much, @Puneet Srivastava! Very true. Letting people know what they stand to gain is one of the best ways to hold their attention and help them learn more about our offerings.
    Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    21/10/2017 #6 Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    #1 Thank you for giving it a read and for your comment, @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee. I always try to think from the point of view of customers. "How would I like to be approached?" and I use the same way to approach my clients. Thankfully, it has worked out for me till date. I would love to learn about other options, as well, so reading your buzz will surely give me some great ideas.
    Harvey Lloyd
    21/10/2017 #5 Harvey Lloyd
    Lets talk sales and techniques, great post and thoughts.
    Harvey Lloyd
    21/10/2017 #4 Harvey Lloyd
    The main point you touch that i believe is the moral low ground of the new marketing is the technique whereby we install thoughts of less or more/right or wrong and then offer a solution, at a price. The medium used to present the point is challenging. It is an add in a prestigious magazine that assigns credibility.

    When we look at the various mediums of advertising/marketing the add/or marketing materials are not stand alone, they exist within a microcosm of thought. My favorite magazine/website or brand places credibility to anything that falls within that paradigm. Auto-trust if you will. Women's or men's media with various life experience enhancing drugs for instance with "FDA Approved" lends credibility that doesn't exist for you personally, but when shown as you may be missing out on life it becomes manipulation.

    Marketing has harnessed group think at a subconscious level. I find the marketing of the automobile Subaru quite fascinating. It implies that great families and traditions are only found with their brand. My favorite is the one where they express the cars attachment to the human condition through the drive to the hospital for the first born child. A woman in labor and the person driving them to the hospital really don't care about the car in that circumstance. However Subaru would suggest that as part of your Lamar's training you have to sell your car and by one of their products. Interesting but you can easily see the cult following they have developed. Its a car.

    This like always is a great post, and really shows the psychology of organizational sales, and begins a great discussion. Thanks @Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    Harvey Lloyd
    21/10/2017 #3 Harvey Lloyd
    You touch on some interesting points as we start to look at an organization and what style of sales/marketing they will take. Fire can be made in many ways. Rubbing sticks together although novel is not efficient. Gasoline and matches is efficient but is not effective.

    The key word for me based on past sales experiences is sustainability. Push marketing is an option or what i call aggressive selling. Call on ten and you will get one is the axiom that aggressive selling is all about.

    All have their pros and cons as you begin to choose for your organization. The important fact is choosing. Market analysis and i mean very remedial analysis should let you know the type of selling that best suites your organization.

    The human dynamic is a weird science that say that pushy/aggressive sales is bad. But the method has proven successful within certain paradigms. But i sense that this has to do with desensitization of the experience. The more we are exposed, what was push is now normal. We look past the marketing style to the product or service.

    Products and services of yesteryear were competitive style marketing, I am better than brand X. We have now evolved into experiential marketing. We create an environment that people want/lust to participate in and then sell them what they need to participate. Microsoft was a genius company. They created an environment that several other entities could play in but they owned the park. People visiting the park became habituated and now the environment was established as fundamental to their life.
    Puneet Srivastava
    21/10/2017 #2 Puneet Srivastava
    extremely well said @Proma 🐝 Nautiyal. I feel there should be a highlight option as well here on beBee. "tell them what they can have and how you can help them have it."
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/10/2017 #1 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    but not to the fact of someone telling them what to do and what not to do- this quote from your buzz @Proma 🐝 Nautiyal is spot on. People don't like to be pushed. Your buzz is on the same theme of my last buzz on beBee. Same results, but with different approaches.
  2. ProducerSolomon Jones

    Solomon Jones

    20/10/2017
    What X1K Commercials Will Do For Your Business
    What X1K Commercials Will Do For Your BusinessBrand AwarenessBrand awareness is the most coveted gem every online and offline business could hope to obtain. When you consider the Golden Arches, the Starbucks symbol, the Target symbol, your mind immediately floods with thoughts of the services...
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    Nathaniel Schooler 🛩 Brand Marketer
    21/10/2017 #3 Nathaniel Schooler 🛩 Brand Marketer
    So important to use video!
    Solomon Jones
    20/10/2017 #2 Solomon Jones
    Promo vids used with brand awareness campaigns will gain you a measure of trust. What you do with that trust will determine if trust in your brand will fly or sink. That measure of trust will work differently for someone who's trying to establish his/ her brand as opposed to someone who already has an established brand. Obviously you cant depend on promo vids alone you also have to jump on camera so they can get a feel for who you are. Those thoughts were influenced by your scientific break down of brand awareness. lol Thanks again Jerry.
    Jerry Fletcher
    20/10/2017 #1 Jerry Fletcher
    Solomon, Interesting proposition. Like the way you link Brand to trust and trust to sales.
  3. ProducerRavi Ranjan

    Ravi Ranjan

    20/10/2017
    4 Best Ways for Small Business Owners to Establish Their Brand
    4 Best Ways for Small Business Owners to Establish Their BrandStarting a business, even though it is just a small-scale one, could still be a pain when you are starting out. One of the main reasons is, it is quite hard to find and gain the trust of customers because your product or service name is virtually...
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  4. ProducerJim Murray

    Jim Murray

    17/10/2017
    A Newsletter You'll Definitely Want To Subscibe To
    A Newsletter You'll Definitely Want To Subscibe ToAbout a month ago, Charlene Norman and I started a multi-media marketing program for Bullet Proof Consulting, our association. One of the key elements of this campaign was a newsletter in which we share some of our accumulated business and marketing...
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    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    18/10/2017 #10 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #8 Let me know when you do, @Jim Murray. I'll help push it.

    You made me think of a few features to add to my email system. How about One-Click subscriptions using Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook credentials, and subscribe links that can be added to blog posts, email signatures, or anywhere.

    I'll get on that after I finish coding the email drip-type campaigns.
    Joyce 🐝 Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    18/10/2017 #9 Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    subscribing--maybe you can tweak my business mind--or lack of it.
    Jim Murray
    18/10/2017 #8 Jim Murray
    #1 Thanks Pablo @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian. We actually got quite a few sign me up emails, and I haven't even blasted it out yet.
    Jim Murray
    18/10/2017 #6 Jim Murray
    #3 Thnaks @Phil Friedman. This actually turned out to be a pretty good tactic. To day I will be sharing it all over the place and we'll see what happens. Interesting.
    Jim Murray
    18/10/2017 #5 Jim Murray
    #2 Thanks @Wayne Yoshida.
    Harvey Lloyd
    18/10/2017 #4 Harvey Lloyd
    Consider a read here on a new newsletter that is informative and assists in reminding us of the fundamentals in business.
    Phil Friedman
    18/10/2017 #3 Phil Friedman
    If @Jim Murray and @Charlene Norman do nothing else, they tell it like it is. Which in itself is such a pleasant change on social media that you will be forever pleased that you subscribed to their "Bullet Proof" newsletter.
    Wayne Yoshida
    17/10/2017 #2 Wayne Yoshida
    Thanks Jim and Charlene. Subscription request sent.
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    17/10/2017 #1 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    LOL, Great minds think alike. Here I am taking a break from coding myTweetPack's new email Marketing and List Building Functions, and, poof, you're writing about it.

    Signing up now
  5. ProducerPhil 🐝 Johnson, MBL and Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Gut Instinct
    Gut InstinctThe gut is connected to our brain but does not contribute to conscious thought. There are approximately 100 million neurons in this second network of neurotransmitters that lines our guts. Information is carried from the gut to the brain and not...
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    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    20/10/2017 #3 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Well said. Peoole are still transitioning to include EQ development consciously. And yet there is even more than IQ and EQ to develop. reductionist thinking separates our intelligences. Systemic thinking connects the whole. We have intelligence in every cell in our being. There is PQ physical intelligence - in our movement. There is SQ social intelligence - how we interrelate with others. INQ intuitive intelligence - much more complex than Logic and reasoning. Etc etc - so many ways to increase our well being, our fulfilment, our creativity, our success in life and work. So while it is useful to break down one area of intelligence remember all the connections. Nothing is isolated.
    David B. Grinberg
    19/10/2017 #2 David B. Grinberg
    Phil, thanks for continuing to educate us on the meaning and importance of emotional intelligence and how it relates to accomplishing professional goals. I have a gut feeling you know what you're talking about. Keep buzzing, my friend!
  6. ProducerDave Worthen

    Dave Worthen

    17/10/2017
    Chocolate Cynicism: The Covert Bullet Aimed at Creatives
    Chocolate Cynicism: The Covert Bullet Aimed at CreativesThere’s a flavor that has been growing in this culture that has turned my head. It’s not a familiar flavor like I experienced growing up. In my teens I would frequent the famous ice cream chain called “31 Flavors.” Back then, people would have this...
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    Dave Worthen
    20/10/2017 #14 Dave Worthen
    #13 Thank you very much, @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher! You are a great writer too! You took the chocolate analogy and ran with it! I’m glad you liked my article. Really, it is a beacon to all creatives. And your husband is lucky to have you point these things out because because creatives often are still stunned from the covert bullet.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    20/10/2017 #13 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Excuse the phrase but, this was a kick ass article @Dave Worthen! I've seen chocolate ice cream with a hint of crap splattered on my husband's face more than once. I have to point it out because he may not see it or feel the coldness of it until it begins to harden and become sticky. Great tips and I love the analogies you used. Sometimes, it may take a loved one (observant responder) to notice the build up before the person that is experiencing even realizes. Honesty is really a good thing at that point.
    Dave Worthen
    19/10/2017 #11 Dave Worthen
    #9 Thank you so much, @Gloria 🐝 🐾 💫 ☕ (Glo) Ochoa!!
    Gloria 🐝 🐾 💫 ☕ (Glo) Ochoa
    19/10/2017 #10 Anonymous
    quote: The greatest value you have is you, your heart and soul, your ability to love, and your ideas and creativity.
    Gloria 🐝 🐾 💫 ☕ (Glo) Ochoa
    19/10/2017 #9 Anonymous
    Love this: The greatest value you have is you, your heart and soul, your ability to love, and your ideas and creativity.
    Dave Worthen
    19/10/2017 #8 Dave Worthen
    #7 Thank you very much, @Linda Ferguson! I appreciate you stopping by and your feedback!
    Linda Ferguson
    19/10/2017 #7 Linda Ferguson
    Excellent article Dave Worthen. I realize there have been those times and those people on my life. Thankfully I don't have that going on now! However, I will keep a lookout and your tips on how to spot such folks are excellent.
    Dave Worthen
    17/10/2017 #6 Dave Worthen
    #3 Thank you very much, @Jerry Fletcher! I did my best to dial into this and pass along my advice to just out-create it and Flourish and Prosper. Thanks again, Jerry.
    Dave Worthen
    17/10/2017 #5 Dave Worthen
    #2 Thank you so much, @Ness Campagnaro! Yes, you are right. They can try to take the Obi out of Obi Wan, but they never ever succeed.
    Dave Worthen
    17/10/2017 #4 Dave Worthen
    #1 Thank you, @Kathryn Landers! I appreciate your support of my writing and commenting here!
    Jerry Fletcher
    17/10/2017 #3 Jerry Fletcher
    Dave, What a ride. You really called it with this one. I just need to get my spidey sense tuned. When you work solo it is a lot harder. You encounter these trolls in trade associations and they can be mind numbing. Thanks. I needed that.
    Ness Campagnaro
    17/10/2017 #2 Ness Campagnaro
    Absolutely no one can take away the Obi. Thanks Dave, you just made my Jedi Mind Tricks way better ha ha! Love your style!
    Kathryn Landers
    17/10/2017 #1 Kathryn Landers
    Gorgeous read.... I have been following this gentleman's writing recently. Put your crash helmet on and prepare to change your life. Thank you Dave Worthen.
  7. ProducerJohn White, MBA

    John White, MBA

    17/10/2017
    How Data Savvy Brands Get to Know Their Customers to Gain Their Loyalty
    How Data Savvy Brands Get to Know Their Customers to Gain Their LoyaltyBrand loyalty is evolving, and the emphasis is squarely on the consumers rather than the brands these days. Customers expect you to know them better than they know themselves and to treat them like the unique individuals they are. But this can be...
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    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    20/10/2017 #8 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Thanks for sharing this @John White, MBA, a lot of pertinent information contained within!
    Susan 🐝 Rooks, the Grammar Goddess
    18/10/2017 #7 Susan 🐝 Rooks, the Grammar Goddess
    Need some info on retaining customers? @John White, MBA's post will help!
    Susan 🐝 Rooks, the Grammar Goddess
    18/10/2017 #6 Susan 🐝 Rooks, the Grammar Goddess
    Lots of truths there, @John White, MBA! And the graphics are fascinating!
    Jim Taggart
    17/10/2017 #5 Jim Taggart
    Your sentence "Just having the data isn't enough. You have to be able to know what to do with the data, how to sort through it and make sense of it. Then, most important, you have to know how to act on the data you have." captures the issue beautifully.
    Jerry Fletcher
    17/10/2017 #4 Jerry Fletcher
    John, Let's hear it for real Customer Service! The buzz and info graphic are now on the way to clients, former clients and prospects. Well put!
    David B. Grinberg
    17/10/2017 #3 David B. Grinberg
    Thanks for another excellent blogging buzz, John. I love your infographics, in addition to your wonderful writing. I'm wondering if you have any unique insights into how brand loyalty and customer service issues differ from Generation Z compared to their Millennial predecessors?
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    17/10/2017 #1 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    You nailed it with this post, @John White, MBA. Repeat customers are the bread and butter for a business. In the insurance industry, we consider renewals our bread and butter. Those special touches, even if it is just a thank you note, goes a long way.
  8. ProducerRobert Cormack

    Robert Cormack

    14/10/2017
    The Tangling of Words.
    The Tangling of Words.The more words we use, the more we abuse, and the more we abuse the more words we use.“What you’ve got to say, you say.” Shel SilversteinAs simple as Silverstein’s poems may seem, they were a daily struggle. He was a constant revisionist. More...
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    Robert Cormack
    16/10/2017 #9 Robert Cormack
    #5 Thanks, @Simone Luise Hardt. We're hoping.
    Robert Cormack
    16/10/2017 #8 Robert Cormack
    #3 True enough @Zacharis Voulgaris
    Joyce 🐝 Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    16/10/2017 #6 Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    Words stick with me to an extreme. There are words that tumble out that I grab back. I babble in singularity.
    Simone Luise Hardt
    16/10/2017 #5 Simone Luise Hardt
    success with your workshop :)
    Simone Luise Hardt
    16/10/2017 #4 Simone Luise Hardt
    ".... are we destined to endure one long streaming feed of incessant babbling?”......" lol :) yes ;) .
    Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    16/10/2017 #3 Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    #1 And "succinctness is a form of philosophy" according to a Greek saying
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    15/10/2017 #2 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    I like this piece and specifically your statement "Perhaps that’s what we all need in our writing. We need a little truth, a little bravery, and a lot more fun. Otherwise, we’ll continue sounding like those In Memoriams." It seems to me some writers try too hard.
    Lyon Brave
    14/10/2017 #1 Lyon Brave
    brevity is queen
  9. ProducerNaeem Akram

    Naeem Akram

    16/10/2017
    Tips To Increase Your Facebook Fans In The Shortest Time
    Tips To Increase Your Facebook Fans In The Shortest TimeOne of the most recent and important exchanges that Facebook enclosed are the unitary that adapted “Become a fan” to “Like”. The user isn’t well aware of what is beingness liked – whether it’s the magnetic enjoining, the visited site, the implicit...
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  10. ProducerDara Lin

    Dara Lin

    16/10/2017
    Frozen Sales: These New Marketing Channels Will Break the Ice
    Frozen Sales: These New Marketing Channels Will Break the IceReferrals, SEO, Blogging, Email Marketing, Social Media, etc. These are some of the most common marketing channels used by many sales and marketing executives to increase their sales.Despite all of these, different challenges – having higher web...
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    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    16/10/2017 #1 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    SMART calling and timing of selling is crucial. This is well-explained in your buzz @Dara Lin
  11. ProducerGary A. Vela, MD
    Gary A. Vela, M.D.: How to Prepare for Surgery
    Gary A. Vela, M.D.: How to Prepare for SurgeryDoctor Gary A. Vela, M.D., has made numerous trips to the operating table thanks to a long and successful career in plastic and cosmetic surgery. Doctor Gary A. Vela, M.D. has performed thousands of procedures on different...
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  12. ProducerRavi Ranjan

    Ravi Ranjan

    14/10/2017
    Best Online Sources to learn New Technologies
    Best Online Sources to learn New TechnologiesOnline learning is a cost-effective alternative to classroom learning. With various learning guides and notes available online, it has now become easy and convenient to learn about evolving technologies.Technology is evolving with the speed of a...
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    Ravi Ranjan
    15/10/2017 #2 Ravi Ranjan
    #1 Thank you so much Madam for the appreciation !
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    14/10/2017 #1 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Excellent advice. Thank you for sharing.
  13. ProducerJudy Olbrych

    Judy Olbrych

    14/10/2017
    Savvy Sophistication that Sells
    Savvy Sophistication that SellsAre you sophisticated? How about your copywriting ... and your prospect? And what does that really mean?Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Lady," is about adulteration, experience, loss of innocence, and discriminating taste. It's not a happy song...
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    Judy Olbrych
    14/10/2017 #2 Judy Olbrych
    #1 Thank you, @Jerry Fletcher. If someone invents the machine, I'm game!
    Jerry Fletcher
    14/10/2017 #1 Jerry Fletcher
    Judy, Brilliant demonstration but I'd like to see the long form copy that works with the headlines you've used in the demo. Headlines can pull me in but it takes a walk up the mountain to get to a CTA I'll engage with.
  14. ProducerMareo McCracken

    Mareo McCracken

    13/10/2017
    We Are All a Work in Progress - Your Professional Identity Matters
    We Are All a Work in Progress - Your Professional Identity Matters Are you proud of yourself? Are you proud of what you do every-day?In the late 1800’s there was a traveling book salesman and philosopher named McAfee. One hot summer he was trying to sell books and give talks in western North Carolina. McAfee...
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    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    15/10/2017 #4 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    We are and always will be a work in progress. That is what life is all about.
    Judy Olbrych
    14/10/2017 #3 Judy Olbrych
    @Mareo McCracken I LOVE your opening story and this: "When our driving force is aligned with our personal values, we can begin to create the identity we desire." Sharing this now ...
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    13/10/2017 #2 Javier 🐝 beBee
    Thanks @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian for sharing
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    13/10/2017 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Mareo McCracken I fully agree. We are all work in progress. BeBee is a work in progress. I am always learning. Thanks for the reminder :)
  15. ProducerJim Murray

    Jim Murray

    11/10/2017
    The Art Of Changing Your Thinking For The Better
    The Art Of Changing Your Thinking For The BetterThis is part of the insight meme series I have been developing for my new partnership with Charlene Norman, which features some very practical business wisdom that is pulled from our ongoing series of blog posts at...
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    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    13/10/2017 #8 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Bulletproof is the love-child you and Charlene have produced and evidenced by what I have read above, you are well on the way of nurturing it. Great to see !
    Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    12/10/2017 #7 Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    Indeed! However, some businesses confuse changing with adapting. A company may change its name, the software it's using, or even some of its employees, yet this may not yield any significant improvements. Sometimes it just needs to change its approach to things, adapting to circumstances with discernment, in order to enable any serious improvements.
    Neil Smith
    12/10/2017 #6 Neil Smith
    Short and sweet and oh so relevant. In my business dealings here I am being asked to deal more and more with sales reps who sit at a desk and fire out emails and rarely, if ever hit the road and walk in the front door. I surely can't be alone in preferring to do business with people rather than companies? What those guys save in lowered expenses is nothing compared to the plummeting sales.
    The last point is huge. How did we get to a situation where people on all levels of business can't tell the difference between "Cheap" and "Value"? Thanks.
    David Chislett
    12/10/2017 #5 David Chislett
    Some really good pointers in this, no matter what kind of business you're in!
    Jerry Fletcher
    12/10/2017 #4 Jerry Fletcher
    Jim,
    Good shit! (Superbly Handled Information Transmission)
    Henry Vinson
    11/10/2017 #3 Henry Vinson
    This seems like a great venture, I wish you well!
    Alan Culler
    11/10/2017 #2 Alan Culler
    @Jim Murray
    I wish you and Charlene well -it is a good emotion laden conceptual frame -Glad that you are in the marketplace. Good luck
    Alan
    Milos Djukic
    11/10/2017 #1 Anonymous
    You gave us some very useful advices. Thanks @Charlene Norman and @Jim Murray. Business is personal
  16. ProducerSolomon Jones

    Solomon Jones

    11/10/2017
    Coach Solomon's BeBee Review(Platform 4 Bloggers)
    Coach Solomon's BeBee Review(Platform 4 Bloggers)BloggingI had no idea what a blog was until a year ago. At that time I decided to invest in my online career and acquired professional training in order to expedite my online success. The educational platform I chose to use brought to my attention...
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    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    17/10/2017 #40 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    Cc @Lance 🐝 Scoular, @Noemi Barrazueta, MBA @David B. Grinberg @David Vernon depending of the format, when the author and personal story telling to a live interview and showcase some little data to illustrate it. Then numbers climb up. A mix of authenticity and quality content.
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    17/10/2017 #39 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    6000 hahaha🎉🏆@Solomon Jones. Let's prep the next one!
    Solomon Jones
    14/10/2017 #38 Solomon Jones
    #37 Your right
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    14/10/2017 #37 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    4 800 views in 3 days @Solomon Jones, i would like to add this is without the campaign of the ABM server, and only beBee's intra organic reach. Just think one minute we build a strategy around it with the resources we've talked about.
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    14/10/2017 #36 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #31 Welcome to #mybeBeeTV @Kevin Baker, hope to have a Live Interview with us, soon.
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    13/10/2017 #35 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #32 if Idris Elba has got to be the next 007 wish I expect him to be, you can be Batman , I will keep up with Robin ( Hood ) cuz At least Lady Marianne is waiting for me for supper..hahaja
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    13/10/2017 #34 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    How about 4600 views in just 2 days, @Solomon Jones? Do you like this new mix format post, data illustration and video live interviews with #MybeBeeTV?
    Solomon Jones
    13/10/2017 #33 Solomon Jones
    #31 Thank you Kevin.
    Solomon Jones
    13/10/2017 #32 Solomon Jones
    #30 Lol. Of course you have to be Batman. Robin was the younger lol I got ahead of myself. Forgive me.
    Kevin Baker
    13/10/2017 #31 Kevin Baker
    So nice to hear, well thought out share.
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    13/10/2017 #30 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    3700 views..... To doooo dooo Batmannnnnnn !
    Solomon Jones
    12/10/2017 #29 Solomon Jones
    #21 Thank you Jerry.
    Solomon Jones
    12/10/2017 #28 Solomon Jones
    #8 Great idea Lisa. I may have to flush out my friend list on Facebook as well. Have to make room for valuable relationships.
    Solomon Jones
    12/10/2017 #27 Solomon Jones
    #9 Thank you kindly Javier.
    Solomon Jones
    12/10/2017 #26 Solomon Jones
    #10 Thank you Javier. Providing value and trying to solve problems has helped me a lot.
    Solomon Jones
    12/10/2017 #25 Solomon Jones
    #11 Thank you Paul. Much appreciated.
    Solomon Jones
    12/10/2017 #24 Solomon Jones
    #12 Thank you Mr. Barbosa. Your encouragement will go a long way.
    Solomon Jones
    12/10/2017 #23 Solomon Jones
    #13 That's good to know.
    Solomon Jones
    12/10/2017 #22 Solomon Jones
    #14 Thank you for those kind words David.
    Jerry Fletcher
    12/10/2017 #21 Jerry Fletcher
    Solomon, You live up to the name you use with pride. Well done my friend.
  17. ProducerRavi Ranjan

    Ravi Ranjan

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  18. ProducerDorothy Cooper

    Dorothy Cooper

    10/10/2017
    A Psychologist's Advice to Great Customer Relationships
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    Sabrina Cadini, Live Streaming Wedding Entrepreneur
    11/10/2017 #10 Sabrina Cadini, Live Streaming Wedding Entrepreneur
    Excellent article, Dorothy! Customer service is extremely important for my business, and I completely agree on all points - especially positive language, calming presence, and willingness to learn.
    Dorothy Cooper
    10/10/2017 #9 Dorothy Cooper
    #6 You are correct but I think many entrepreneurs forget they need to offer value and customer service is king when selling a product or service. I am thinking of a startup idea to hire a customer service which intervenes on behalf of customers or brands when there is a high-degree of conflict. A negotiation service or mediation to iron out the wrinkles. David thanks for the great feedback as always.
    Debasish Majumder
    10/10/2017 #8 Debasish Majumder
    nice insight @Dorothy Cooper! enjoyed read and shared. thank you for the share.
    Kevin Baker
    10/10/2017 #7 Kevin Baker
    #5 owe? It is I who is grateful
    David B. Grinberg
    10/10/2017 #6 David B. Grinberg
    Wow, Dorothy, that's certainly a broad list of admirable skills. Someone with all those traits would be like a customer service rep from heaven. Unfortunately, few customer service reps have mastered most of these important attributes in today's mobile, digital and virtual Information Age -- where speed too often supersedes actual customer service.
    Also, as a professional communicator, I would emphasize the importance of customer service reps paying more attention to learning "soft skills" which are essential for efficiency, effectiveness and enhancement of the overall customer experience. Moreover, business owners and managers/supervisors need to reiterate the age-old adage that, "Customer is King!"
    Thanks for the good blogging buzz!
    Dorothy Cooper
    10/10/2017 #5 Dorothy Cooper
    #2 What do I owe you for this?
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    10/10/2017 #4 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    This is an excellent post. Customer service is the most important part of an organization. You nailed it with this piece @Dorothy Cooper.
    Dorothy Cooper
    10/10/2017 #3 Dorothy Cooper
    Kevin thanks for your sharing and compliments. I was excited this was already getting a share! Thanks again and have a fantastic week!
    Kevin Baker
    10/10/2017 #2 Kevin Baker
    SEO Score and Keywords
    Total Words
    psychologist's, advice, customer, relationships,
    5 good title words

    psychologist's : at position 0
    advice : at position 1
    customer : at position 2
    relationships : at position 3
    customer : at position 4

    5 result at end title

    found in title : customer = 3 times found in description
    found in keywords : customer = 3 times found in description
    found in keywords : service = 3 times found in description
    found in keywords : skills = 3 times found in description
    77 total good description words

    11 result at end description

    found in title : customer = 48 times found in content
    found in keywords : customer = 48 times found in content
    found in keywords : service = 25 times found in content
    found in keywords : skills = 14 times found in content
    found in keywords : employee = 4 times found in content
    937 total good content words

    Over all score is 80.5
    Score higher then 60 should get to most popular and viral results.
    Score higher then 80 will get viral search engine results.
    This is a guideline only.
    Kevin Baker
    10/10/2017 #1 Kevin Baker
    @Dorothy Cooper home run out of the park. Sharing this everywhere possible. Number 9 is so powerful. Grounding permeates the atmosphere. Keeping a hold on ourselves. Well done article.
  19. ProducerDavid Disney

    David Disney

    09/10/2017
    Shaking a stick at this whole Sales Advise thing
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    David Disney
    09/10/2017 #4 David Disney
    #3 @Kevin Baker Great input!! I need to take more time "Post Sale" to show my appreciation. Currently I have a semi-generic email I send letting them know I appreciate their order, and now they will be talking to the project manager. However I rarely make it more personal then their name and company. I think this point could be very helpful for me to be able to create more repeat clients, and better relationships with those clients.
    Kevin Baker
    09/10/2017 #3 Kevin Baker
    #2 When I was a broker in manufactured housing I struggled with poor word of mouth referrals . I was in such a hurry to get to the top of the hill and repeat. A very wise and trusted friend showed me I was missing out on the power of gratitude and how I was leaving my customers feeling incomplete. After the sale I take the time to thank and show gratitude to each customer, and I stress the importance of sincerity as all of them know a snow job,(pun intended in theme), I explain with vulnerability how they have helped me to be a better person, better salesperson, and acknowledge their contributions to my life not just professionally, but also personally. I always got caught up in the detached professional side and was missing out so much. My average after changing this went from 6 ot 7 K per month to 30K+ every month, referrals came at a rate I had to give half of them away.
    David Disney
    09/10/2017 #2 David Disney
    #1 Thanks @Kevin Baker I appreciate your feedback! Any extra tips you would throw in there?
    Kevin Baker
    09/10/2017 #1 Kevin Baker
    Excellent 3 strikes your out of the objection batters box. And the humor of 4 does tickle. Well done.
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    06/10/2017
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    Alexa Steele
    07/10/2017 #1 Alexa Steele
    Where can I get a gig as one of these $500/hour marketing consultants? :)
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    06/10/2017
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    Kevin Baker
    06/10/2017 #1 Kevin Baker
    The conceptual ideas here are bang on. Simplify, separate, clarify. Making the information available with out the visitor having to go looking for it, which they won't to make an informed decision. Well done.
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    Tony Compton

    06/10/2017
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    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    06/10/2017 #1 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    "Employees need help, that's right Mr. and Mrs. CEO. or CMO. or CIO. or CRO. or HR Director. I’m talking to you." Key component. Great tips, thanks for this!
  25. ProducerDenise M Barry

    Denise M Barry

    05/10/2017
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    Denise M Barry
    05/10/2017 #3 Denise M Barry
    Thanks very much for your comments Paul! Yes, I agree there must be an Account Manager (Farmer) to take over the Customer when the new business is being implemented.

    In this model, ONLY THE HUNTER ROLE is being outsourced. The Hunter still requires support from a company-provided SME and an Account Manager. Most companies have both these roles existing already, just no Hunter to gain new business revenue for them. It's a very common problem I see, especially for SMB.
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    05/10/2017 #2 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    Glad to see someone else talking about the Hunter vs Farmer analogy. Hunters generally suck at Farming and vice-versa. To find both skill sets in one person is very pricey indeed.

    In my last sales management gig, I teamed Hunters with Farmers. The Hunter would do nothing but get new business, the Farmer would keep the customers happy. Both benefited and so did the company.

    That said, outsourcing the entire sales function is probably not a great idea. An acquaintance did just that. Everything was going swimmingly until it didn't. That's when his company fell apart. Sales and customer retention is the lifeblood of any company.
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