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โžก๏ธ What if you can improve your email response rates by 558%โ€ฆ..and cold calls rates by 209% ๐ŸŽฏ

What I told you that you can improve your email response rates by over 558% and phone by 209%? The solution is much more easier than you think: switch from sending emails or cold calls to sending LinkedIn messages to your prospects and potential clients. In a recent experiment, where one social selling expert sent out 100 InMails and 100 emails and made 100 phone calls, LinkedIn responses outperformed e-mail by 558% and phone by 209%. Here is a real world case study conducted by John...


โœ…โœ… Why You Should Never....Ever Discount Your Services ๐Ÿ’ฏ

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Let me tell you somethingโ€ฆ.most of the business owners either wing their pricing strategy or take it from their competitors or local market without putting alot of thought behind it. ๐Ÿคณ I met a photographer and videographer month or so ago and he said Ali I am not booked for this coming year for the weddings and I think I should lower my price to get my team busy. Usually they are booked 6 to 8 or even 12 months in advance I told him thats the worst thing he can do to his businessโ€ฆ.I...


๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Production Vs Perfection ๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ’ป

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Production Vs Perfection ๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ’ป ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ“ˆ Perfection is a productivity killer. As LinkedIn cofounder said if you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product then you are too late...because by the time you come up with beta version your competitor is on version 2.0 ๐Ÿ“‰ Produce....don't go into analysis paralysis mode โžก๏ธ


๐Ÿ’ฏ Ditch The Old Way of Targeting Your Potential Clients.... ๐Ÿš€Understand the Difference to Improve Your Marketing Efforts

Ditch The Old Way of Targeting Your Potential Clients.... ๐Ÿš€Understand the Difference to Improve Your Marketing Efforts ๐Ÿ’ฏ Demographics are the statistical data of a population, especially those showing average age, income, education, etc. Some of the most generally observed demographics are ethnicity, gender, age, disabilities, employment status, etc. It can be seen as a very useful insight into the culture of the people or a certain population that exists in a certain region. ๐Ÿ“ฒ...


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Payless ShoeSource closed 240+ stores in #Canada and 2500+ stores in #USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

โœ… Do you know the reason behind it? โœ… Brand perceptions are shaped by the sum of all experiences customers have with your brand. In short, people buy when they believe in the value of what they are getting and their focus is drawn away, through critical factors like perceived quality, from the plethora of options available in the market to the one or two products that โ€˜feel like themโ€™. If your business is just positioning on price, you will be compared like a commodity although you provide...


Are you just a Commodity? ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿš€

๐Ÿ“Š There has never been a better time to sell value-added products and services at value-added prices than today! However, there has never been a time at which there was a greater propensity to push products and services down to the commodity level. ๐Ÿ“ฒ Whatโ€™s a typical sale like for your company? Do your sales people struggle to peddle your product or service in a saturated market? Do you sell customers on the benefits you can deliver, only to have them make a decision based on price? Or,...


Between 70 and 96 percent percent of people who abandon your website never return

Did you know that between 70 and 96 percent percent of people who abandon your website never return? As a marketer, your number one goal should be to convert those one-time visitors into customers. You canโ€™t achieve this goal if visitors arenโ€™t sticking around to read your content. The longer your visitors stay on your site, the more engaged they'll be, and the higher the chance for them to convert. Previous Episodes:


Renowned Alberta Marketer & Creative Genius @Eric Cheng from 12 Creative chops it up with us on The Business Growth School

#BusinessGrowthSchool ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Renowned Alberta Marketer & Creative Genius @Eric Cheng from 12 Creative chops it up with us on The Business Growth School to explain how you can use social media to create a local and national brand! We chat about: ๐Ÿ”ŒHow to produce value based content social media content ๐Ÿ”ŒHow to grow business when you are new ๐Ÿ”ŒHow to market your content ๐Ÿ”Œ Importance of knowing key metrics *Available on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play*


๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“Š It has never been this easier to market your business....

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“Š It has never been this easier to market your business....internet has democratasized #marketing. Gone are the days when big brands can only buy radio, TV, billboards etc. Now because of internet and social media...your small brand can compete alongside big brands. There are individuals who have more followers on #instagram comparing to what The Coca-Cola Company has. This is the democratisization of marketing, where no longer big brands have unfair advantage and it's a level...


๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“ŠFrom my opinion the most important ranking factor in #Google and #Bing algorithms...

What will help you outrank and out beat your local competition on search engines in 2019... In the past, they've had to do all sorts of algorithms to try and get at this from obtuse angles. But now, with a lot of the work that they're doing around measuring engagement and with all of the data that's coming to them through Chrome and through Android, they're able to get much, much closer to what is truly accomplishing the searcher's task. That's because they really want results that satisfy...


๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ“ธ Early Adaptors Have An Unfair Advantage And Laggards Have Alot to Lose

๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ“ธ Early Adaptors Have An Unfair Advantage And Laggards Have Alot to Lose by Not Adatping. As Charles Darwin famously said...."Adapt or Die" ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿ“Š


People have options now ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

People have options now ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป 15-20 years ago you just had few channels to flip, and maybe few DVD's but now game has changed. Consumer is in control and they have plenty of options to consume content. This created a huge opportunity for medium size brands to produce content as before barrier to enter TV and radio was high. Now with a phone and free social media channels you can reach unlimited people ๐Ÿ“ฝ ๐Ÿ“ฃ doesn't matter the size of your business.


Business Growth School 2.0

Announcement ๐Ÿ“ข ๐Ÿ“ฃ After doing first 100 episodes of business growth school as podcast I converted it into a video series as soo many of you reached out ๐Ÿ“ฝ๐Ÿ“ธ Now after nearly 200+ episodes I am changing the format and launching: "Business Growth School 2.0" It will be my whole day documented with tons of lessons and ideas just for you


๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ“ˆ What can service providers can learn from retail giants and products based businesses ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

Holiday season Shopping in Canada - Statistics & Facts The holiday season is considered the busiest time of year for the retail sector, with a surge in trade typically commencing on Black Friday, the day following U.S. Thanksgiving. Deemed an American shopping tradition, the annual Black Friday sales have gained increasing popularity in Canada in recent years with consumers eager to find a bargain. Consumers are using various channels on Black Friday to purchase their discounted goods, with...


๐Ÿ“ฒ Stop Guessing and Half Assing....

This topic is something very close to my heart. A lot of small business owners I talk to they are stuck at the level they are at. ๐Ÿ” They are unable to grow and thrive...they are merely surviving. But why small businesses remain small and why only few companies ever get to become mid and large organizations โœ… Luckily someone told us when we were growing our businesses and in past few days while having a conversation with good friend of mine who is also struggling with the same issues and...


Spending ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ฐ but not getting results???

๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ป What to do when your online marketing campaigns are not working out?? Spending ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ฐ but not seeing results???


๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“ฒ Crush The Last Quarter of 2018

๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“ฒ Often in Business we get lost in the big picture and forget how important is your cash flow ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ด 3 quarters of 2018 are gone and we are in the final decisive quarter now โœ… Learn how can you finish 2018 strong by focusing on low hanging fruit โ€œOpportunities which doesnโ€™t cost, doesnโ€™t take a lot of time and energyโ€. Tell me have you applied any techniques like that and how were the results??