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    The five steps to social selling that really matter

    Carl Naessens
    Smarter Writer

    Carl Naessens is Digital Lead, Managed Business at Telstra Australia. He began life in sales and product management with Fuji Film APac and after six years in a national role, had a greater calling: marketing

    Carl Naessens
    Smarter Writer

    Carl Naessens is Digital Lead, Managed Business at Telstra Australia. He began life in sales and product management with Fuji Film APac and after six years in a national role, had a greater calling: marketing

    Social selling is fast becoming a mandatory program for any business. But without the right framework, will your social sales strategy sink or swim?

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    The digital landscape has changed how we search, sell and shop – forever. From global giants to independent boutiques, brands and retailers are finding new ways to connect with an online consumer base hungry for interaction, content, peer review, and brand personality.

    In the shift to digital, it’s social media that now connects the dots between brand and customer, delivering agile opportunities to sell to a consumer-base immune to traditional marketing efforts.

    In Part 1 of our guide to social selling, we looked at how a social sales strategy can increase customer retention, drive sales, nurture leads and build advocacy.  I

    n Part 2, we outline the five key steps businesses can take to implement a social selling program within their own marketing and sales plans.

    Social selling unlocks the power of social media

    to build brands and drive sales. Discover how your business can benefit with your free copy of Social Selling - Five Steps to Social Selling Success, Part 2.

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