The former EVP of Walt Disney World shares indispensible rules for serving customers with consistency, efficiency, creativity, sincerity, and excellence. Lee Cockerell knows that success in business - any business - depends upon winning and keeping customers. In 39 digestible, bite-sized chapters, Lee shares everything he has learned in his 40-plus-year career in the hospitality industry about creating an environment that keeps customers coming back for more. Here, Lee not only shows why the customer always rules, but also the rules for serving customers so well they'll never want to do business with anyone but you.
Now more than ever, every interaction you have with customers is critical. Customers today have unlimited information at their fingertips - and can influence the purchase decisions and behaviors of millions of others. With this comes a shift in the balance of power, and every company must come to terms with the fact that the customer is in control. Interacting with customers in the way they want is an essential business strategy and, in many industries, the key to business success.
To market your business, reach new customers, and create long-lasting loyalty, you need one indispensable element: CONTENT. Whether it’s bite-sized tweets that allow you to forge relationships on Twitter, blog posts that give your readers must-have advice, ebooks or white papers that engage (and don’t bore), videos that share the human side of your company, interactive webinars that deliver a valuable learning experience, or podcasts that can be downloaded and listened to on the fly (and more!) . . .
"Average at best, narration needs a lot of work."
What if you were guaranteed that every new customer buying from you would spend the next five years buying more products at ever higher price points? Or you were certain every dollar spent on your advertising would return extra dollars to you down the road? Or you could finally look at your marketing efforts as investments, rather than expenses? Now, you can...by following the proven strategies and techniques for buying customers outlined here for the first time by Action COACH Founder and Chairman, Brad Sugars.
"Brad - Narrate your own material or don't bother"
The economy is changing. Trust and value have become the new Return on Investment (ROI). Consumers are the new drivers of the market; they are in control of where, when, how and from whom they buy. Meridith Elliott Powell draws on her 20-plus years in sales to give you a practical step-by-step guide on how to find the right prospects, build profitable relationships, close more sales and turn your customers into champions for your business.
Promote your product using the most visceral form of social media: online video. Learn how to create cost-effective videos, engage your customers, compel them to measurable behaviors (awareness, intent, and purchase), and sustain your brand online. Beyond Viral gives you the tools and tricks to successfully use online video to reach your business goals.
"Not At All What The Title Promotes"
Ever notice that there are people you work with who just make business happen? Listen to How to Become a Rainmaker to figure out the secret of being a storm front in your company. Let it pour!
"Short effective parables on selling"
In a world where consumers have infinite choices, it's almost impossible to compete without a compelling brand. Creating one, however, requires vision, daring, and the ability to understand the consumer. Above all, brand building requires knowledge of the pitfalls and the opportunities in every business decision. The care and feeding of brands is a battle; Brand Warfare provides the strategic ammunition needed to win.
Sales and service are being radically redefined like never before. With buyers now in possession of unlimited information, online content is quickly becoming the dominant driver for commerce. Today anyone working in sales or customer service needs to possess entirely new skills. Unfortunately most organizations are still using traditional selling and service models developed for a different time.