Ever been to a holiday destination where the beach vendors make your holiday miserable? One after the next they push their wares into your face and when you politely say "no thanks" a mirage of counter arguments occur. It's unpleasant and rarely results in sales. Don't do the same online.
Great conclusion, Jay.
"Creating interest in your brand is the result of giving them better than expected service prior to, during and after the sale. Sometimes the better than expected and social thing to do is to simply leave the customer alone and let them decide when to engage."
- FreelanceDigital Strategist, present
- Buzz (current)
He has built and sold numerous businesses including web based offerings, a mobile technology platform and a management consulting firm. He has worked with Fortune 500 firms over the last 25 years and knows what it takes to make business meaningful and engaging.
He's provided a variety of strategic digital services to help organizations develop new product strategies, enter new markets, defend against competitors and improve revenues. His blog is ranked by Advertising Age within the top 150 digital authorities in the world. www.relationship-economy.com.
Deragon’s renown in social technology has also earned him top management consulting assignments for companies large and small—opportunities that are quite familiar to Deragon. Prior to his focus on social technology, Deragon was a highly sought consultant who helped global and Fortune 500 companies and start up enterprises to improve performance.
Deragon attended the University of Maine, with continued studies at Darmouth College, Penn State and the University of Wisconsin. He holds an array of certifications, including Quality Engineer, Quality Function Deployment, Advanced Risk Management, Statistical Process Control, Hoshin Kanri, D.I.S.C Instructor, Organizational Change Management and Strategic Planning.
Today, Deragon runs his global network from Nashville, Tennessee, where he resides with his most important social network: his wife and children.
- University of Lifepresent
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