The Opportunity of Business Social Media

Social media has become a phenomenon beyond words. Hundreds of millions of people all over the world have joined the party. In a millisecond, millions of people can know everything about everything and everyone. You knew it couldn’t be long before business got involved. Small business, big b … [Read more...]

Measuring the ROI of Social Media?

There’s a Laugh, and a Joke. I got an (unsolicited) email offering a webinar to teach me about how to measure, and the importance of measuring, the ROI of social media. TOTAL JOKE. And a bad one at that. Social media, business social media, is running wild – with or without you. Your cus … [Read more...]

What Are You Waiting For? Get In.

On Wednesday and Thursday this week, I will show you how to finally succeed on social media at my Social Selling Summit with Josh Coffy (Twitter expert) and Owen Hemsath (YouTube expert). Why do you keep waiting (and letting your competition trump you)? Every day that you aren't building a … [Read more...]

How I Actually Make Sales with Social Media

  Over the last 5 years, I've worked with countless social media and PR firms to build a sales-effective brand on social media. They promised everything - more followers, more connections, more sales, but when it came down to it, they couldn't deliver -- in spite of their efforts, … [Read more...]

Jeffrey Gitomer Featured in Forbes on Social Media

One hundred years ago, some clown was sitting on the fence of his farm. He was grumbling about the fact that this new device called the phone was destroying communication and that he didn’t have time for it. If someone wants to talk to him, they will come meet him face to face. He would opine, “The o … [Read more...]

Is A Private Twitter Account The Way To Go?

http://youtu.be/Uaqv2jJW0KI Tweet this: What’s in a tweet? Value, information, followers, reputation, image, customers, referrals, #sales, money #gitomer Follow Me on Twitter - @Gitomer … [Read more...]

We Are On the Path to 1,000 Sales Leads

Last week I wrote about the big picture of what it would take to attract 1,000 leads, both the philosophy and structure of what would create the attraction. I also talked about all the research I did to find “the best time” to tweet, re-tweet, post, and take other social actions in order to get the f … [Read more...]

How to Make Sales Calls on Social Media. Kind Of.

Hello Mr. Gitomer, I read your article on LinkedIn in the Daily Herald Business Ledger here in the Chicago suburbs. I am a fan. You make great points and observations that many people miss. I’m in the process of retooling my profile. I can't help but to ask if you have ever made a sale through L … [Read more...]