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Forbes Magazine: Social Media beats Cold Calling!

Yep, it's true. But it's really no surprise, is it?

Here are the facts:

Social Media vs. Cold Calling Results

- 78.6% of salespeople using social media out-perform those who aren't
- Social media users exceed quota by 23% over social media non-users
- 40% of salespeople have closed deals via social media

And my favorite statistic of all in this report:

Salespeople using social media to sell spend less than 10% - that's right, less than TEN PERCENT - of their time prospecting!

How much of their time do cold callers spend prospecting? That answer is easy:

MOST OF IT!

And that's the biggest flaw of cold calling of all: TIME.

"But cold calling works for me!"

I hear that one all the time. In a conversation I had with Jeffrey Gitomer a while back, he said that salespeople always tell him, "But I make a lot of sales cold calling!"

His reply: "You and I have different definitions of the term 'a lot.'"

Salespeople who think that cold calling "works" for them really don't understand the value of their own time. Or, they place no value on their time at all.

Forget about the fact that 80% of decision makers surveyed said they'll never buy from a cold call. Forget about the fact that technology is making cold calling damn near impossible nowadays.

Forget all that, and think about this: If you're relying on cold calling for your sales leads, you are using up a HUGE, TREMENDOUS amount of your time to accomplish that!

The recent Baylor University study on cold calling concluded that it takes 7.5 HOURS of cold calling to get one - ONE! - truly qualified appointment.

Every morning, when I check my LinkedIn inbox and read the success stories that users of my Never Cold Call Again system send me, there are always at least a few who mention how much more free time they have in their lives, and how astounded they were to finally realize just how much time cold calling was costing them - and how draining it was both physically and mentally.

Think about this: If you can cut the time you now spend on sales prospecting in half, and spend the time saved face-to-face with hot, qualified prospects, just how much more would you sell? I'm willing to bet the number would astound you.

That's what you can do by switching from cold calling to social media for prospecting.

And The Best News Of All....

The best, and most promising bit of data in the Forbes report, was this:

75% of salespeople who are succeeding with social media have had ZERO formal training on how to sell with social media!

If they're doing that well with no training on the subject, just think of what you could do if you DID have that training!

Well, guess what? We have many training modules dedicated to Social media Even if you ignored the other three modules in the system, and focused just on those two, you'd instantly explode your sales. You'd out-perform the 75% in the Forbes study who have had no social media training.

With that in mind, there's NO EXCUSE not to get this Mobile Blogging system in your hands. Today. Right now. In fact you're cheating yourself if you don't, so try it on me for a full 30 days without having to pay a dime if you decide not to keep it:

This is a viral blogging website that enables you to post links all over Social Media. Those links are attached to your web id and you get the commissions.  

Learn how to make your posts go viral.

 

PS: Not cold calling isn't enough anymore. You have to be active on social media, and more importantly, you have to know HOW. The social media modules in the 15K formula system will get you up to speed - FAST - and send your sales numbers through the roof!

Start Your Trial Now:
 

Forbes Magazine: Social Media beats Cold Calling!

Yep, it's true. But it's really no surprise, is it?

Here are the facts:

Social Media vs. Cold Calling Results

- 78.6% of salespeople using social media out-perform those who aren't
- Social media users exceed quota by 23% over social media non-users
- 40% of salespeople have closed deals via social media

And my favorite statistic of all in this report:

Salespeople using social media to sell spend less than 10% - that's right, less than TEN PERCENT - of their time prospecting!

How much of their time do cold callers spend prospecting? That answer is easy:

MOST OF IT!

And that's the biggest flaw of cold calling of all: TIME.

"But cold calling works for me!"

I hear that one all the time. In a conversation I had with Jeffrey Gitomer a while back, he said that salespeople always tell him, "But I make a lot of sales cold calling!"

His reply: "You and I have different definitions of the term 'a lot.'"

Salespeople who think that cold calling "works" for them really don't understand the value of their own time. Or, they place no value on their time at all.

Forget about the fact that 80% of decision makers surveyed said they'll never buy from a cold call. Forget about the fact that technology is making cold calling damn near impossible nowadays.

Forget all that, and think about this: If you're relying on cold calling for your sales leads, you are using up a HUGE, TREMENDOUS amount of your time to accomplish that!

The recent Baylor University study on cold calling concluded that it takes 7.5 HOURS of cold calling to get one - ONE! - truly qualified appointment.

Every morning, when I check my LinkedIn inbox and read the success stories that users of my Never Cold Call Again system send me, there are always at least a few who mention how much more free time they have in their lives, and how astounded they were to finally realize just how much time cold calling was costing them - and how draining it was both physically and mentally.

Think about this: If you can cut the time you now spend on sales prospecting in half, and spend the time saved face-to-face with hot, qualified prospects, just how much more would you sell? I'm willing to bet the number would astound you.

That's what you can do by switching from cold calling to social media for prospecting.

And The Best News Of All....

The best, and most promising bit of data in the Forbes report, was this:

75% of salespeople who are succeeding with social media have had ZERO formal training on how to sell with social media!

If they're doing that well with no training on the subject, just think of what you could do if you DID have that training!

Well, guess what? We have many training modules dedicated to Social media Even if you ignored the other three modules in the system, and focused just on those two, you'd instantly explode your sales. You'd out-perform the 75% in the Forbes study who have had no social media training.

With that in mind, there's NO EXCUSE not to get this Mobile Blogging system in your hands. Today. Right now. In fact you're cheating yourself if you don't, so try it on me for a full 30 days without having to pay a dime if you decide not to keep it:

This is a viral blogging website that enables you to post links all over Social Media. Those links are attached to your web id and you get the commissions.  

Learn how to make your posts go viral.

 

PS: Not cold calling isn't enough anymore. You have to be active on social media, and more importantly, you have to know HOW. The social media modules in the 15K formula system will get you up to speed - FAST - and send your sales numbers through the roof!

Start Your Trial Now:
 

Video results do not lie.

Here is what TC Bradley,Chairman and Founding Publisher of MillionDollarListing.com accomplished  and what he can do for you. 

"I was able to upload a custom video for our luxury real estate magazine on Sept 27th,2013 and in less than 30 days not only get a 150,000 views to that video but I was able to rank it on the first page on Google for the term "Luxury Real Estate Magazine" which is highly competitivesearch term."

A video on page 1  will get more views than any of the websites because people LOVE videos.

Statistically, people do not search past the first 3 pages of Google when searching for anything.

  Our Promo Video for Million Dollar Listing Magazine Has Over 150k Views in Under 30 Days And is Ranked on Page 1!

Since we released the video, luxury agents and brokers have reached out to us because they LOVED the video and they wanted to know if we could do the exact same custom video for them and also get it on page 1 of Google.

The answer of course is yes...... 

"So for a limited time, we will create a custom video just like the one that we created for our luxury real estate magazine that has created all of the buzz and customize it with your information and pictures and then do the search engine optimization to rank your video for your city name and then the key word luxury realtor."

You can retire wealthy by focusing in on ranking in Google for "consumer intent" words and phrases.  We will create a custom video just like the one that we did for our luxury real estate magazine and then go to work to rank your on the first two pages of Google for 1 lucrative search engine term your city and the term luxury real estate agent or broker.

We want the most coveted "consumer intent" luxury real estate search term in your city.  The goal is always page 1 but videos tend to shift on the pages until they gain traction but once they do gain some traction they tend to "stick"

We have 2 price points, one for the major cities and one for everyone else.For major cities it is $2,500 down and then $497 a month to maintain the ranking of the video.All other cities are $1,500 down and then $297 a month to maintain the ranking of the video

Your down payment will get your custom video created and the search engine optimization started.

If cannot get your custom video to page 1 or 2 of Google within 90 days of uploading it to You Tube, I will refund your entire fee and you get to keep the custom video and I will give you a full page ad in our luxury real estate magazine for your trouble.  

For all you agents....this is one way to go about it.  I Know this man can deliver on his guarantee and for some of you this is worth the price.  

But What can you do to create video visibility and get on the 1st page of Google without paying all that money?

The Answer will shock you................ And currently this is the only place you can get.

You get your own mobile blogging websitewebsite which enables you to upload video from your smartphone directly to your blog/website.   You can have someone create a video for you or you can "become the star in your own reality show" using your own mobile phone.

And the best part it it only cost $25.00 per month to start.  This is brand new technology. One button uploads directly to your own website.   however, this is just the beginning. NOt only can youj promote your own brand identity (as all RE Agents need ) but this platform has an internet marketing cability that make you money.

WE have also use the same proven methods just in a slighly different way............

 

 

With Hummingbird, everything old is new again.

Voice Search with Google is enhanced.

Mobile device users have been gradually learning to use the built-in microphones in their devices outside of talking. We now use them to search Google or Voxer, a cool walkie-talkie app) or send text messages. However, the spoken language we use when searching has been awkward to Google, as it is much more conversational.

Earlier this month, Google released the Hummingbird algorithm that will help us return to conversational  language. English majors may rejoice. Hummingbird recognizes speech patterns more efficiently, and takes into account recent searches to provide more informed results.

For example: You may ask your device, “How do I get to House of Nanking?” Your device knows your location and provides turn-by-turn directions as you would expect. In this case, it also gave me the URL for the restaurant and a 3.5-star Yelp review. This will continue to improve. Content, context and textual analysis are key in Google’s eyes to provide relevant results.

And relevant results is what matters. Relevance is why we changed our typed language for search in the first place. Until now, we had to think like a search engine and search like a robot in order to see more relevant answers. Going forward with Hummingbird, we can return to conversation and return to asking questions like humans.

Hummingbird’s relevance in real estate

For Realtors and brokers in our industry, this is yet another change like Google’s Panda and Penguin updates. Hummingbird is an algorithm that you don’t need to download, turn on or buy. These updates and changes are worth better understanding if you are considering or actively write content about real estate or your community.

Simply put, keywords in H1 titles and subject lines are becoming less important, as Google tries to change its platform to support more long-tail searches. (Read: monetize long-tail search advertising.) They are minimizing the strength of the keyword, as they have more data to refine search results. This is to say that Google wants to serve up the best content still, but apply more mobile device-gleaned context — and with Hummingbird they now look at verbal textual analysis for clues as well.

So what now?

Don’t worry. Really, it’s a simple solution. The best way to leverage this new insight may be to continue creating great local relevant content on your site.

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