DirectSellingPH | Apr 4, 2017 | 0
How to Take Over the Internet with your Direct Sales Efforts
Direct selling has transformed the way customers purchase products by having it sold in the comforts of their own home. Agents would come in and conduct home parties in order to exhibit products in a targeted environment. Now, with the internet fast changing how we do everyday tasks, direct selling has become more powerful, attainable and lucrative.
Having a direct selling business these days is similar to owning a small business of your own where you are in charge of finding leads, advertising and providing customers with the best experience possible. The internet has made these very simple to achieve for half the cost.
Keep on reading the blog below and find out how the internet can take your direct sales efforts off the roof and into the hands of your customers in a matter of seconds.
1. Fresh Leads, All The Time
Gone are the days when Facebook was only used to connect to friends and family. Now, Facebook has gathered all of its users and allow business owners to create ads that increase brand awareness.
This is nothing but good news to direct sales agents and business owners. They now have access to fresh leads almost every second of the day. Creating ads on Facebook gives you leverage in introducing your product to potential customers in an exponential amount. No amount of in-person networking can put you this close to this rich database.
Knowing how to use Facebook and other social media platforms to connect to potential customers is, by far, the most efficient way to gain new customers. Knowing how to use ads and creating visibility through viral posts works faster than word of mouth so be sure to jump on the band wagon and learn how you can optimize sales using this method.
2. Customer Service Made a lot Easier
Aside from gaining new customers, another way to leverage sales is by having customers come back to you. Customer retention is another sales booster one must not ignore but how do you get them to come back? By making sure they have a great experience – from start to finish.
The internet allows you to connect to people in real time (thanks to push notifications). You now have the power to respond and assist customers the moment they send in their requests. By providing them prompt, helpful and friendly response, you are sure to win their hearts and business in no time.
Remember, the internet is there so you can make the lives of your customers a lot easier. Do not use it to create extra and unnecessary steps that will just lead to frustration. Committing a mistake in such a viral time such as today can be embarrassing and highly damaging to your business.
“Gone are the days when Facebook was only used to connect to friends and family. Now, Facebook has gathered all of its users and allow business owners to create ads that increase brand awareness.”
3. Market Research Done Right
Because social media platforms displays vital information that are necessary in conducting targeted market research, you now have the power to get to the people you need to get in touch with laser sharp accuracy. Performing market research in such a digital age is now a lot easier, faster and more cost efficient. Now, you can spend less time playing the guessing game in qualifying leads and more time closing that all important sale.
4. Building Your Credibility
Because the internet allows you to publish resources, ads and testimonials, you can now easily build your credibility without having to do all the leg work in real life. Building your reputation online is one of the most effective ways to draw customers.
Being featured in a credible website, being recommended by a trusted blogger or having your page flooded with positive feedback from customers is just one way you can make a name for yourself on the internet.
Just as it is easy to build a reputation online, one mistake can cause it to tumble down before your very eyes, too. Be very careful when doing business online and pay special attention to retractors and negative feedback – handle them privately and with care so it won’t ruin the reputation you’ve worked so hard to build.
These are just some ways the internet can optimize your sales efforts. When used right, it can transform the way you do business and grow your sales to an exponential degree. Take the internet by the horns and transform your business TODAY.