Aug 11, 2014
BCL45 Business Development in a Connected
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Many viewers ask us at Business Connections Live How to Use Social Media for Business Development. On this edition, we talk to Jim McLaughlin of Axiall about how these new phemomena are changing the ways companies segment their marketplace, identify and target their prospects, create and disseminate their messages, engage with prospects and interact with prospects and customers
This is Business Connections Live Programme 45 Broadcast 23rd July 2014 Business Development in a Connected World
The impact of the Internet on all aspects of business has been profound and transformative. From Social Media to Search Engine Optimisation to Big Data we're all familiar with the headlines, but have we stopped to think about how they are affecting the way we do business and, in particular, develop our businesses?
If you are in sales and are not using social media correctly to develop qualified business relationships, you are missing the boat.
Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and Google+ were developed to encourage user to user interaction. Sales in business is being social, these platforms are essential tools to a sales professional.
What you need to know:
As traditional methods of marketing to customers like advertising or direct mail become less and less effective, businesses are turning to social mediums to connect in positive ways with consumers and the people who influence them. The key to social media success is to not get hung up on the tools and technology but to focus on how you can use them more effectively to:
You need to be acutely aware just how social media has fundamentally changed the way we are connecting, communicating and collaborating as individuals, and therefore society as a whole.
Axiall Ltd is a business development company in the b2b space. They specialise in lead generation and market research -- that means helping their customers:
a) to create and deliver lead generation programmes that find new customers
b) to use market research to help their customers understand what's happening in their marketplace and what their customers think of them
Business Connections Live Programme 45 - Business Development in a Connected World
This is the Business Connections Live Business Channel On YouTube Business Connections Live Programme 45. Broadcast 23rd July 2014