Learn proven strategies to grow your pipeline and then accelerate prospects through it while avoiding the daily message & content grind on LinkedIn. This podcast is for B2B consultants, agencies, entrepreneurs, and SAAS founders. Guests include entrepreneurs, CEOs, consultants, and more.
3 Ways To Start A Convo on Linkedin
Welcome to this episode, where we dive into the world of LinkedIn and how to effectively start conversations that lead to engagement and growth for your business. Do you ever feel awkward when trying to initiate a conversation with a potential client on LinkedIn, not knowing what to say? The key to successful communication is not what you say, but the context in which you say it.
In this episode, we will explore three ways to create context when starting conversations on LinkedIn. We will discuss how using shared experiences, events, and Q&A sessions can make the process easier and more effective. Marketers already understand the importance of context in communication, and we will explain how you can use this to your advantage.
One way to create context is by reaching out to individuals who went to the same university or attended the same events as you. This creates a shared experience that can serve as a bond between you and the potential client. Another way is to leverage events that your ideal clients attend, showing that they have a specific interest or priority in your area of expertise. Finally, we will talk about the benefits of hosting or participating in Q&A sessions to create a platform for meaningful communication.
By the end of this episode, you will have a better understanding of how to create context when starting conversations on LinkedIn, making the process more comfortable and effective. So sit back, grab a notebook, and let's dive into the world of LinkedIn communication.
Going from Zero
In this episode, you'll learn about the strategies that were used to go from zero to acquiring two or three clients in a short period of time. The process of starting a business can be challenging when you don't have a network, don't know how to go on camera, and don't have the budget for advertising. However, by leveraging your strengths and offering your services for free, you can start to get traction. The speaker suggests targeting people who went to the same college or worked at the same job to create an inherent trust and get more conversations. Once you have agreement, package the engagement as if it were a paid engagement, and get a video testimonial to use as social proof. By following these steps, you too can achieve quick results and start building your business.
This episode delves into a unique strategy for B2B follow-up that maintains professional credibility. The approach discussed includes a solution for reaching potential buyers not found on LinkedIn and utilizing YouTube for retargeting and lead nurturing. This method is cost-effective and has shown to be more successful than traditional retargeting techniques on Facebook. This strategy is particularly useful for B2B companies with longer sales cycles where buyers need to gain understanding and experience of a company's concepts and ideas before making a purchase. Additionally, it is highlighted that YouTube, being the second most visited website in the world, is a valuable platform for reaching highly qualified prospects.
Create Urgency: Strategies for Long-Term Sales Success
This podcast episode is about creating urgency in B2B prospects when urgency for a service or product doesn't naturally exist. The episode explains that in B2B, not all prospects are eager to take action, and it may take a while for prospects to recognize they have a problem. The episode suggests that instead of targeting the 3% of prospects who are urgently looking to take action, it is more effective to focus on the 3-15% of prospects who are open and receptive to information. The episode also explains that it is important to build a personal brand and create a problem for the prospect if they don't perceive one. The episode provides tips on how to create a problem and move prospects from the receptive stage to the urgent stage by building relationships and gaining trust.
3 Types of Buyers
This podcast episode discusses the different types of B2B buyers and how to approach them differently based on their level of risk aversion. Three types of buyers are identified: "now" buyers who make quick decisions, "soon" buyers who take a few months to decide, and "eventually" buyers who may take years to make a decision. The episode argues that focusing on "now" buyers, which constitute only 3% of the market, is not a sustainable strategy for building a business. Instead, it suggests building an audience and converting that audience into clients, and targeting "eventually" buyers who will hire the author of a product. The episode also suggests using a "conversion event" such as a live webinar or sales page to convert these buyers.
Faith and Doubt and Business Growth
The concept of mindset is discussed, with a focus on how it relates to achieving goals and dealing with adversity. Mindset is defined as having a clear vision for what you want and the ability to handle adversity that comes your way. The importance of choosing to believe that events, whether positive or negative, are leading to something good, rather than dwelling on doubt and negativity, is emphasized. This belief can lead to feelings of anxiety and reluctance to take action, but choosing to have faith and a positive outlook can lead to taking proactive steps and feeling more confident and motivated.
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