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Connect with Your Volunteer Sales Force

Posted by CreateSpaceBlogger on Nov 12, 2012 5:07:44 AM

We've talked quite a bit about interacting on a regular basis with your friends, followers, and fans. Connecting with your readers on a regular basis has the potential to turn them into more than just casual contacts; it could potentially turn them into a volunteer sales force.


To fully utilize this sales force, you need to engage them as a sales force. If you've never worked in sales before, allow me to give you a little insight into what it's like. A sales staff isn't just handed a product and given the task to sell it. They are involved in the planning and the strategic steps it takes to sell a product. They are the people on the front lines. It only makes sense to seek their input before moving forward with a marketing plan.


With that in mind, I regularly take to my blog, Facebook, or Twitter and ask for input from my friends, followers, and fans about possible marketing ideas. If I have an idea for a contest, I'll ask for their input. If I have a couple of cover designs, I'll ask for their feedback. If I need help spreading the word about a giveaway or a new book release, they are the first ones I turn to for ideas. I'm fortunate to have a smart group of people who provide me with invaluable feedback. I'm sure you have the same type of volunteer sales force at your disposal just waiting to be engaged. The more you connect with them, the more ownership and pride they take in your success.


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Richard Ridley is an award-winning author and paid CreateSpace contributor.


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