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Dallas McMillan
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Making Sales depends on creating value throughout your client engagement
 
Customer Journey Mapping to Create More Value #Digitalinfluence http://buff.ly/1XiTnrC
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Telesummit Success with LeAnne Webster on Digital Influence
My guest today on +Digital Influence was LeeAnne Webster from Totally Telesummits , who shared her expertise in Telesummits, which are one of the best ways for you to grow your list and build your brand.

LeeAnn is the creator of Totally Telesummits, and she’s produced more than 50 Telesummits for her clients, as well as running her own virtual summits and appearing as a guest on other Telesummits.

I’m really excited to have LeeAnn on because she’s a great example of what I call an entrepreneurial professional.

LeeAnn started her work career as a lawyer, but ended up getting heavily involved in the marketing at a prestigious law firm.

After a few years, LeeAnn decided she wanted to steer her own ship more and started her new business as a coach, marketing strategist and tech consultant.

LeeAnn helps coaches, speakers, and authors grow their list and build their brand with Telesummits.
http://digitalinfluence.com.au/telesummit-success-with-leeann-webster/
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What does Richard Branson Actually do?
Job Description of a Billionaire
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#influence   #entrepreneurship  
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Calling it as it is

"We construct precisely contoured echo chambers of affirmation that turn conviction into zeal, passion into fury, disagreements with the other side into the demonization of it. "

In addition to this read dive into +Coach G Moore's share of this: https://goo.gl/Pt2Z2b. Facebook is not having a good month.

It’s not about algorithms and invisible sorcery. It’s about instincts much older than that.
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How do you feel about sales?
If the idea of making sales calls or selling your services leaves you feeling cold, then you might be doing it wrong.
http://digitalinfluence.com.au/5-levels-of-value-delivery/

A great sales process is about building value, not getting to the close. Once the value outweighs the cost, people want to buy - they don't need to be tricked, fast-talked or pushed.

If you are struggling with your sales, take a step back and ask yourself "Am I adding enough value before I ask for the sale?".

The main reason sales feels icky is that you haven't added enough value before you get to the pointy end of the sales process.

How do I add Value, and What sort of value should I add?

What sort of value should you add? That depends on what your buyer's want and need!

But one key insight I want to share is that the type of value your clients are looking for varies dramatically through their buying journey. Learn all about it in this article and video.

Think about your own experiences when considering the purchase of a high value product or service, such as buying a car, business coaching or a house.

At first, you don't really know much about buying that product or service, even if you've used it before or heard about it a lot. Buying something is very different to needing it or using it - we need to learn how to buy. With many high value services, you might not even know what you need.

As you start to learn about the product and how it can help you, you start getting excited that it could be a good match.

Going further, you realise you need to learn a lot more to make a good buying decision, you need to get educated about the product or service.

Next, you'll want to compare different options and work out which one is the best fit for you.

It's only at this point that you are ready to make a buying decision.

Are you supporting your clients on their buying journey?
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5 Levels of Value Delivery – High Value Sales When thinking about how to market and sell high value products and services online it’s helpful to understand the various phases ... Read More
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How to Plan Your Content Marketing Throughout the Sales Process http://buff.ly/1XRxEbk #DigitaiInfluence
Use Content to Connect with your Ideal Clients throughout their Buying Journey If you’ve read and listened to The Professional Services Buyer’s Journey, you’ll understand the importance of attracting, connecting ... Read More
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Professional Services Buyer's Journey
Your clients have changed the way they search for, choose and buy your most valuable products and services.
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#buyers   #sales   #salesprocess   #influence  
Learn the process your clients go through to search for, choose and buy your most valuable products and services. Hi, Welcome to the Professional Services Buyer’s Journey. As you’ll learn in ... Read More
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High Value Sales - Are You Adding Enough Value Before You Ask for the Sale?

How do you feel about sales?
If the idea of making sales calls or selling your services leaves you feeling cold, then you might be doing it wrong.
http://digitalinfluence.com.au/5-levels-of-value-delivery/

A great sales process is about building value, not getting to the close. Once the value outweighs the cost, people want to buy - they don't need to be tricked, fast-talked or pushed.

If you are struggling with your sales, take a step back and ask yourself "Am I adding enough value before I ask for the sale?".

The main reason sales feels icky is that you haven't added enough value before you get to the pointy end of the sales process.

How do I add Value, and What sort of value should I add?

What sort of value should you add? That depends on what your buyer's want and need!

But one key insight I want to share is that the type of value your clients are looking for varies dramatically through their buying journey. Learn all about it in this article and video.

Think about your own experiences when considering the purchase of a high value product or service, such as buying a car, business coaching or a house.

At first, you don't really know much about buying that product or service, even if you've used it before or heard about it a lot. Buying something is very different to needing it or using it - we need to learn how to buy. With many high value services, you might not even know what you need.

As you start to learn about the product and how it can help you, you start getting excited that it could be a good match.

Going further, you realise you need to learn a lot more to make a good buying decision, you need to get educated about the product or service.

Next, you'll want to compare different options and work out which one is the best fit for you.

It's only at this point that you are ready to make a buying decision.

Are you supporting your clients on their buying journey?
http://digitalinfluence.com.au/5-levels-of-value-delivery/
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Brand Strategist & Digital Marketer. Specialising in Lead Generation, Profile Building and Strategic Brand Differentiation for Professionals.
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Brand Strategy, Digital Marketing, Website Design and Development, Sales Funnels, Marketing Automation, Systems thinking, surgery, consulting, speaking, writing, analysis and synthesis, design, branding and development, project management, social business design
Employment
  • Digital Influence
    Brand strategist, 2013 - present
  • Business Search Results Pty Ltd
    Director, 2010 - present
  • Influential Branding + Social Business
    Director, 2012 - present
  • Cairns Vet Clinic
    Veterinarian, Director, 2001 - 2014
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Cairns
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07 4032 0000
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14 Spence St, Cairns 4870
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Influential Digital - Branding + Design + Marketing + Social +Strategy
Introduction

I run a web design and marketing agency called Influential Digital +influential 
We help entrepreneurs, professionals and business owners build their brand and online profile. 
I'm fascinated with design, networks, ecology and human behavior.

*Here are some circles I would fit well in*
  • Social Media
  • Social Business
  • Science
  • Systems
  • Web Design
  • Wordpress
  • Pets and Animals
  • Veterinarians
  • Systems thinking
  • Business
  • Sales + Marketing
  • Personal Branding
Google+ is my primary Social network, though I'm also active on Linkedin and Twitter (I save Facebook for family and real world friends)

You may also want to circle my pages if you'd like more targeted information
+Influential  - Digital branding + Social Business

Before I started working full time in the branding, design and marketing world I was a veterinarian and partner at Cairns Veterinary Clinic 


I'm the author of Creating an Influential Brand (Download a preview copy at Influential.com.au)

I also moderate the Social Business community here on Google+ with +Paul Simbeck-Hampson

I'm active on twitter @dallasmcmillan_ and less so as @cairnsvet.
You can also connect with me via Linkedin
Bragging rights
Helping people build influential brands and social businesses http://influential.com.au
Education
  • University of Sydney
    Veterinary Science, 1993 - 2000
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Wharf one is Cairns best kept secret - gourmet food, great prices, family friendly, absolute water frontage. Wifi, beautiful outlook and an easy stroll to the esplanade or city centre. Great to see so many healthy, natural, local and gourmet eptions on a menu at very affordable prices. The kids' food is healthy and fun too.
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
Victor and his team have Cairns' best range of men's clothes and offer a truly personal, boutique experience. For those new to Cairns Victor Mellicks' is known as "the" place to buy menswear Not knowing much about and having rarely worn suits (weddings and funerals) I've always been a bit intimidated when buying this essential men's fashion item. Victor made sure I chose a suit the looked good but most of all that felt good on. He was very happy to help me understand the different fabrics, styles and fit available. He also had a great range of suits in a range of prices. I bought a second suit from there today (18 months after my first purchase) and the experience was even better. Both times I've spent a bit more than I planned but both suits surpassed my expectations of fit, quality and style - exactly what I was looking for and I got them on sale at a great price - both were classic designs so it didn't matter that they were "end of season". I think this suit thing could get addictive :-)
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Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
I've been getting assorted, hard working mowers serviced at Cairns Mower City for 10 years now - always great service, excellent value and plenty of free advice. At some point I'll need to shoot the old mower and ride-on and buy new ones from them, but for now they keep them running well. In particular, the Cox mower I bought from them about 8 years ago has worked incredibly hard mowing on a rough, rocky block of land (more paddock than garden work). I'm sure the only thing that's kept it going is the regular services and repairs from the Cairns Mower City team.
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Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Fantastic Chinese food - light, tasty, fresh, great service, no dragons on the wall (I was slightly disappointed at the lack of dragons myself but my wife loved it). I've taken a lot of people on multiple occasions and people from all walks of life love the food. Check out the chef's specials - some fascinating dishes.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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Dan from Starr Electrics helped us out of a bind with some electrical safety switch compliance work. Not only was did they get back to us that day to do a quote to bring our home up to standard prior to it going to contract, but their quote saved us hundreds over the nearest competitor.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Love the food here! Great service too. Their red and green curries are excellent, as are their soups and noodles. Oh, and the fish cakes - superb. A real local's favorite - always busy!
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
I've worked with Helen on several projects and really value her "Marketing Mind", especially when it comes to projects in Cairns and the broader Far North Queensland business environment. Her local knowledge and connections alone means she can deliver strong results for a Cairns marketing campaign. She's also great fun yet very professional and results oriented. Recommended.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago