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Discover How to Maximize Your Prospects Attention Span (Ep. 215)

by Todd Hartley • October 8, 2019

Let’s talk about your prospect’s decreasing attention span.

You’ve probably heard the statistic that human beings have an average attention span of 8 seconds, which is less than a goldfish.

But if that were true, you wouldn’t hear stories of people binge-watching entire seasons of their favorite Netflix show in one day, or video gamers engaging in 24-hour long marathon sessions.

The truth is, we’ll pay infinite attention to things that are interesting and relevant to us.

For business leaders and marketers, that means getting the right people to pay attention long enough to consume your marketing message so they feel certain enough to make a buying decision.

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Why “More Leads” Might Not Be The Answer (Ep. 214)

by Todd Hartley • September 20, 2019

Generating new leads is great, but if they aren’t converting then what’s the point? 

Typically, this happens for one of two reasons: they either don’t see your solution as an urgent priority, or they don’t understand how your product or service solves their most pressing problem. The latter being a marketing communication problem.

The leads you already have may very well be good leads. They just might not have the clarity and confidence to commit to the purchase. The buying journey shouldn’t be a confusing one. It should be as easy as following a FedEx package with a tracking number. 

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Show & Tell: The Power of Visual Sales & Marketing Assets (Ep. 213)

by Todd Hartley • September 6, 2019

Effective communication is more subtle than you may think. Sure, we communicate with friends, family, and co-workers daily, but there is still a lot of nuances we can learn, especially in a business context.

The good news is, effective communication is a learnable skill. If you focus on small improvements over time, you can use your communication to influence and lead others.
When I’m in sales meetings, everything is show-and-tell. If I’m telling the client how to use retargeting pixels to bring people back to their customer journey page, I’m going to create a slide for that. I do that because showing and telling is more powerful and persuasive.

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Proving Results From Video Marketing (Ep. 212)

by Todd Hartley • August 29, 2019

How do you measure results from video? 

You may get thousands of views or clicks to your website, but if people don’t convert, does that mean it was successful?

For Dr. Williams, his video marketing results led him to be nominated by the White House for a chairman position on the committee to fight breast cancer. I call that a success.

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The Latest Development of LinkedIn Live Video (Ep. 211)

by Todd Hartley • August 1, 2019

Video is a powerful tool. If you’ve been following Video Marketing Mastery you know what video can accomplish. 

But as time moves forward, technology progresses. Video is no exception.

We’ve entered an age where we aren’t limited posting pre-recorded video content. Today, we can use live video to reach our target audience instantaneously. And as technology develops, it will only get easier for people to take advantage of this trend.

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