Business Development at every stage + Project and Sales Management. Author, "Education for Entrepreneurs".
In order to develop income customers must perceive value in what you offer. The firsts are most important - first 30 seconds of a pitch, the first page on your website, and the first sentence of company or personal profile. I will help you promote the value of your product / service and you will get through more doors and close more sales.
Startup founders are often so focused on getting an MVP product to market that they overlook pre-launch and other early stage income. Enjoy a six-figure launch and learn about pre-launch income. Get the money!
You can lose major market advantage by giving customers the runaround. The last thing businesses want is to have customers put them on blast online. The discontent will leave a mark on your company that will not go away.
My approach used a series of single paragraph emails that linked back to relevant industry calls to action. Additionally, we polled prospects to determine their pain points in order of most pressing. The result was increasing a century old trade association's membership net 11% in 10 months.
You have an opportunity to offer your successful approach to the direct mail pros as additional income. Continued success!
You could partner with large organizations that serve nonprofits and community social impact groups such as Taproot Foundation, United Jewish Appeal (UJA) and United Way. Partnering with organizations such as these will vet your service and connect you with npo's. Good luck!
Hi, I served on the board of a rural food pantry that was supported by the largest food bank in the country, Feeding America. 1. Find out where the closest Feeding America managed food bank is to your location. Talk with them about developing a food bank for your area and being part of their network.
2. Reach out to area universities and colleges for assistance in writing and researching grant proposals. Consider using grant money to purchase freezers and conditioned warehouse space to store produce. Also consider using grant money to compensate small farms for produce to offset their costs and to receive higher quality products. I'd love to work with you through this process. Please send me a message to connect.
Hi, I'm a great believer in direct as opposed to digital leads. Collaborating with an organization whose members or graduates are new professionals will provide the best prospects. Continued success.
You may improve your product's credibility by getting endorsements from vets. Consider partnering with local/regional animal welfare groups.
An innovative way to reach boomers and gen Xers is to collaborate with builders of Active Living (50+) communities. Host modest events at community launches and sign up many participants at a time in a fun atmosphere. Facebook is the retirement community of social media, so hosting a group and page that explains your product/ service should be implemented.
I'm a true believer in direct, real world marketing when ramping up growth. Active Living communities are exclusive to ages 50+. Collaborate with the developers of these communities in order to engage homebuyers and/or residents. A strategic plan for sustainable growth is just 1 call away.
It depends on how you define 'test'. I've never been an advocate of fledgling businesses front-loading expenses. Money should be spent where and when necessary to support business development.
Your premise is to convert unemployed users into paid users. You see the challenge you are creating? Your future income is dependent upon your unemployed users' future income. If you are going to offer free use to gain ux feedback then partner with high-performance startups that can be converted into paying customers at a designated date. Choose a process that enables income and not one that inhibits it. My deep experience includes identifying and developing early stage money. Yes, we should talk soon.
In business terms, you have described a lot of what your startup doesn't have. Potential market share is only applicable IF you have captured it. Vertical and horizontal growth channels are only meaningful IF your team can identify and develop those channels. As for your investors, are they trying dump debt? Are you savvy enough to review, digest and negotiate the terms of investment? Get the money to hire a venture pro to assist you and look out for your best interests. I recommend the Elliot Davis firm call the Greenville, SC office ask for Charles Duke. Continued success and for development experience to drive your vertical And horizontal growth channels hire me. Let's talk soon.
Hi, it has been my experience and observation over decades that humans sometimes keep good product and service knowledge to themselves. Here are a couple ways you can expand your referral network:
1. Client-based referrals Another form of compensation could be discounting services instead of paying a fee
2. Equipment manufacture reps could refer clinics to you for a commission