The Secrets to Social Selling by John Rampton

Social Selling is the new buzzword around the sales community, yet sales reps continually reach out to me with cold emails and social profiles that aren’t doing them any favors. Why in this advanced age of social media are reps still getting it wrong? Social media affords the luxury of sales professionals to be true consultants and have warm introductions, yet they still continue to do it the old-fashioned way. Here’s a few secrets to stand out from the pack. • Prepare • Prospect • Listen • Get on Their Radar Before You Cold Call • Find a Connection if Possible • Reach Out • Craft the Right Message • Find Mutual Interests • Make an Offer They Can’t Refuse Read the full article at: Forbes
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Star of Discovery Channel’s “Undercover Billionaire,” Grant Cardone owns and operates seven privately held companies and a private equity real estate firm, Cardone Capital, with a multifamily portfolio of assets under management valued at over $4 billion. He is the Top Crowdfunder in the world, raising over $900 million in equity via social media. Known internationally as the leading expert on sales, marketing, and scaling businesses, Cardone is a New York Times bestselling author of 11 business books, including “The 10X Rule,” which led to Cardone establishing the 10X Global Movement and the 10X Growth Conference, now the largest business and entrepreneur conference in the world. The online business and sales educational platform he created, Cardone University, serves over 411,000 individuals and Forbes 100 corporate clients throughout the world. Voted the top Marketing Influencer to watch by Forbes, Cardone uses his massive 15 million plus following to give back via his Grant Cardone Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring underserved, at-risk adolescents in financial literacy, especially those without father figures.