[Legacy post: Small Business Talent] Brian Shea helps solopreneurs and small professional services firms to put sales and marketing systems in place and efficiently acquire more clients. I’m pleased to have him join us on the podcast today to discuss his approach to building a simpler and more successful business.
Brian founded his firm, Shea Consulting, in 2012. His specialty is assisting clients with CRM and marketing automation to eliminate manual, repetitive tasks and amplify their sales and marketing results.
In today’s content-rich interview, Brian shares tips from his free ebook: The Time to Grow: Four Paths to Simplifying & Growing Your Business. His goal? To help you save time, reduce stress, and increase your revenue. Scroll down to the Podcast Player and listen now!
[Legacy post: Small Business Talent] Are you trying to integrate social sales tools like LinkedIn and Twitter into your sales process? A Social Customer Relationship Management (Social CRM) solution can help you do it. But deciding which Social CRM solution is the best fit for your needs can be confusing.
This is an important sales and marketing decision that many solo entrepreneurs and small business owners are wrestling with right now. That’s why I invited Craig Jamieson, author of The Small Business’ Guide to Social CRM, to share his expertise on the podcast today.
Craig has been self-employed since 2005. As the owner of Adaptive Business Services, he provides training and consulting to businesses on how to leverage social sales tools, techniques, strategies, and Social CRM solutions to increase sales.
By the way, Craig has decades of business-to-business sales experience. Prior to starting his own small business, he held a number of sales leadership positions, including division sales manager and national sales manager. Craig has also taught salesmanship at the university level.
Craig is empowered to blog for IBM on the topic of social business. He also writes a monthly column on social sales at Neal Schaffer’s popular site: MaximizeSocialBusiness.com.
Craig and I cover a number of valuable topics in the course of this interview, including:
- The differences between traditional CRM and Social CRM solutions from a B2B sales and marketing perspective
- Why using social sales tools (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) without a Social CRM solution is inefficient for solo entrepreneurs
- How to combine the right social selling tools and Social CRM solution to save time and increase your sales results
Are you ready to tap the power of social selling and build relationships that accelerate your business? If your answer is yes, then Craig is here to help you today. Scroll down to the Podcast Player and listen now!