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For the modern human, we spend the majority of our days online. Whether it's browsing on a mobile device, working in front of a laptop, or using a smart tv at home, we remain plugged in for the majority of our daily activities.
To establish a steady stream of clients, both new and returning, it’s important to find new avenues to establish credibility, experience, and trust. This strategy is paramount for every lawyer and law firm.
Sure. If your organization has the resources to invest in professional equipment from Red or Blackmagic - go for it! These tools are amazing in the hands of experienced videographers, and add an extra layer of polish and professionalism to your content.
But if your brand is just starting out with video and don’t have experience with advanced camera features and techniques, save your money and pull out your smartphone. You’d be amazed at the level you can achieve just from a quality script, some lighting, and a steady hand with the device right in your pocket!
While the inbound approach may not be the answer for every business (although we believe it can be) the philosophy’s approach to building solid foundations are important lessons every organization can benefit from.
The inbound philosophy is all about attracting customers to your service or product. You have the best solution to their issue, so let them know! The best way to do this is by creating helpful content. But it’s not enough to just write a blog post, create a checklist, or produce a short video and toss it into the void that is the world wide web. You need to use the power of search engines.
If your company is overflowing with leads, but you're not sure what to do next, lead scoring is the answer. This method is an extremely effective strategy for identifying who's really interested in purchasing your product. The result? More quality leads for your sales team to spend their time on!
Let's look at the symbiotic relationship between marketing and sales. Marketing has the task of creating content to attract potential buyers. Those leads are then handed over to sales to ensure the "I want that!" becomes "I bought that!" Salespeople need marketers, and marketers need salespeople.
Two months ago, I had the distinct pleasure of delivering a lecture to the students of the Universidad Iberoamericana in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. I as there as part of my continuing work as an instructor at Miami Ad School Punta Cana.
I have been in sales since I can remember. From pitching my parents my need for a G.I. Joe toy to selling chocolate at Beach High and then cold calling as a loan officer at a bank. My selling experience has helped me grow through my years as an entrepreneur. Along with my experience I have had the opportunity to learn from some of the world's best sales people. At my last agency, I learned from a student of Jordan Belfort (Yes, the wolf of Wall Street). Since then, I have used the straight line persuasion method to grow our agency to where it is.