Why do you want to stop selling and start closing and Digital Marketing ?
You see, most people, they don’t know how to communicate.
Fewer people know how to sell and almost no one knows how to close.
There’s a very big difference between selling and closing.
You see in any sales conversation, in any sales environment, in any sales meeting, you do not get paid by selling.
How many of you know people who just sell sell sell sell and they don’t get paid? Or they turn off their prospects.
You only get paid when you close a sale.
I want you to think about the difference between a salesperson versus a closer.
You see a sales person, they would push.
They would use aggressive tactics.
When you think of a traditional sales person, what comes to mind? Comment below.
It’s snake oil, it’s scammy, it’s slimy, it’s pushy.
Versus a closer.
How do you know when you are a good closer? After you’ve done a sale, after you’ve closed a prospect, when your prospect says, “Thank you.
” “Thank you for helping me make this decision.
” “Thank you for helping me move forward.
” That’s when you know you are a good closer.
There’s a big difference, sales person and a closer.
You see today I want to teach you something very very critical.
Why you should stop selling and start closing client deals, and what is the most powerful way that I know of to close, and it’s not what you think.
Today I’m going to teach you what I call “Value in advance” Write it down.
The formula is called “Value in advance.
” Now, you can see on my social media I have millions and millions of followers, and every single time when I make an offer, when I sell, when I try to close a sale, instead of waiting for the phone call or waiting for the meeting, face to face to do all your closing clients, that is very difficult, because you only have a very short period of time to persuade, convince a prospect to say yes.
Instead I believe what you need to do, you need to do a lot of work, before you even open up your mouth.
A lot of work needs to be done before you even say a single word.
In one of my previous videos, I talk about this.
The best way to sell a box of chocolate is what? Is to give people a taste.
One piece of chocolate, if they like that they’ll want to buy the whole box.
It’s exactly the same in closing.
I don’t want to count on closing, that closing part, that conversion part, that face to face, on the phone part, to do all the heavy lifting.
I want to start closing way in advance, and the best way to do that is “Value in advance.
” How can I provide value to someone in advance?
For someone who is consuming my materials, watching my video, consuming my content.
When I release something, when I make an offer, the trust is already there.
That it’s easy for them to say “Yes.
” Let me give you a perfect example.
Let’s say you are a martial artist, and you are teaching someone how to be a black belt, and of course you’re not going to be a black belt over night.
There are a series of steps you need to go through in order to attain your black belt.
Lets say the very first step is you need to learn how to do a proper stance.
Okay, that the first step, and then you need to have some basic flexibility with Digital Marketing.
How to do stretching, stretching exercise, and then basic punching technique, and then basic kicking technique.
Lets say and then you learn some jumping kicking technique.
Then later on you also have power and speed, endurance.
Lets say it takes you seven steps to get from point A to point B, you with me? The best way I could convince someone to say, hey I’m the guy that can teach you how to be a powerful human weapon, how to be that confident black belt.
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Instead of telling you how good I am, I know it takes you seven steps to get to your goal.
All I need to do is provide value in advance.
Let me teach you through my content how to do a proper stance.
Let me get you to that first step.
I’m not going to get you to the end goal, but I’m going to get you to the first step.
I might even teach you some basic stretching exercise that you can do from the comfort of your own home.
To help you become more flexible, to get you to almost step two.
Now what happens is this.
That if I am the person that gets you from point A and then point B.
Not to the end goal yet, but you’re already getting value from the free information, the free value I’m providing, and what the prospect is thinking is this, “Wow, If I’m getting so much value from the free stuff, if the free stuff is this good, I wonder what the pay-stuff is going to be like” and that’s exactly how the “Value in advance” formula works.
You don’t wait till when the money takes place, the transaction takes place to start closing.
You started closing from the beginning.
When you’re delivering value to the marketplace.
You provide so much value in advance when you make an offer your prospect is like this is a no brainer.
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Of course I want to buy.
I’m already getting so much value.
You’ve helped me solve the first two step problem.
I know I have five more steps to go.
Of course you are the man, you’re the woman, you’re the company I want to go with.
Instead of trying to convince them, you don’t know me, you don’t like me, you don’t trust me, give me some money.
No! Give them some value upfront.
Help them solve some problems upfront.
When you do that through social media, through video, through education, through content, that’s a smart way to do it.
You can do this on a massive scale.
You’re impacting so many peoples lives, and you’re adding so much value to people’s lives.
When you make an offer, it’s easy.
When you do make an offer, then it is just a moment when you realize all the hard work you’ve done in he beginning.
You’re not selling selling selling, trying to use some gimmicks or techniques or whatever tricks trying to close people, and there’s a time and place for that, but you don’t need that.
I bet I have so many students, if you’re watching this comment below.
You’ve gotten so much value from my free content, and then by the time I make an offer you’re like Dan is the guy, of courseI want to learn from him.
I want him to be my mentor.
Why? Because, I’ve done so much.
I combine and I strive to combine my branding, my education, my marketing and closing all as one thing.
Instead of isolated components,I treat them as one.
I strive to get to a point where it’s automatic closing.
Where the closing is natural.
Where it’s not forceful.
That people are happy to be closed.
That’s exactly why you need to stop selling and start closing Digital Marketing.
I’ll teach you one more thing before we go, and that is this, every single time you offer something, every single time you make an offer, you want to strive to deliver 10x more value.
Meaning this, this is what I truly believe, it is my mode in business.
If you sell something for $100, what can you do to strive to deliver 10x more value? That’s $1000 worth of value, when you charge $100.
When you can do that it’s easy.
It’s easy to close.
because people can see the value.
It’s a no brainer that they want to buy.
They are happy to buy from you, because they can see how much value you are delivering.
I want you to think about this.
How can you implement “Value in advance” in your business? How can you deliver 10x more value?
What can you do?
I want to leave you with one thought, and that is this, closing is not something that you do for somebody.
Closing is something that you do for somebody.
How to Build, Grow, and Scale Your Own Digital Marketing:
One of the questions that I get from youguys all the time is "Jordan how do i price my services for my marketingagency?" Well in today's video we're gonna go through a bunch of the pricingstrategies and tips that you're going to want to be aware of for each differentservice for your marketing agency so if you're interested in that stay tunedhere we go.
All right welcome back everybody my name is Jordan Steen alsoknown as Cereal Entrepreneur and at this channel we talk all about starting amarketing agency building a personal brand or really just building any kindof online business so if you're interested in any of those topics makesure you hit the subscribe button and the notification bell in the bottomright hand corner so that way you get all of our updates free trainingsgiveaways that we do here at my channel every single week now pricing yourservices can be super challenging and this is something that is very importantto do because it tells whether or not your business is actually gonna make itor not and especially if you don't have any experience this can become even morechallenging so that's why in today's video I wanted to go through theguidelines for social media marketing email marketing website design anddevelopment pay-per-click marketing and search engine optimization and we'lleven talk about creating content for your clients or any potential businessthat you might be working with and how you're gonna want to go about pricingthose services oh and make sure to stay tuned to the end of this video where I'mgonna give you one thing that you're going to want to know about pricing yourservices that I swear by that a lot of people try to avoid but I promise youit's the best way to build campaigns and pricing packages for your clients andit's something that you're going to want to know now it's important when puttingtogether your pricing strategy to understand a couple of things the amountof time it's gonna take you to complete a job also your value right and whoyou're going to be hiring or outsourcing work to what their value is rightbecause those two things really determine what you need to charge sothat way you make a profit right you need to make more than you're spendingon the completion of the service then you are actually bringing in from yourclient right you need they need to be paying you more than what you'respending on that service to complete it and so that's something you guysneed to start looking into really you need to look at things on an hourlybasis how much does the service cost per hour and whatwill it take for us to get it completed and a lot of the times what happens ismost businesses go in and they undersell themselves and then they start doing alot of extra work that they didn't agree to and what ends up happening is you'respending way more time working on one little project than you should be rightand so that's what you guys need to start to understand is instead oflooking at it as we're gonna do this many post look at how much time it'sgonna take you to complete all of those jobs and then what you're going to haveto pay someone or what your time is worth to be able to get those jobs doneso what I would recommend for someone newer or even someone not newer is toput together some base price tiers or packages that basically say at thisrange we're going to do this much work or at this next range we'll do this muchwork right and what I always recommend is starting off with a minimum of abouta thousand to $1500 going up to about $10,000 to start right because most ofyou aren't gonna take on the $50,000 a month clients just yet and I wouldn'trecommend doing it yet if you're brand new either so put together your basepackages from about 1,500 to about $10,000 and what those would look likenow the cool thing is if you're working in a specific niche or two or threeniches then the the cool thing is most of the time you're gonna be performingthe same services for the same style of business and the reason being is becauseonce you figure out a method it's going to work again and again and again fordifferent for different businesses in that same niche so quick question do youguys offer pricing tiers or do you actually offer packages to your clientsI'd like to see what you guys are offering so just leave that in a commentbelow now personally I recommend doing at least a little bit of social mediamanagement in every package or you know campaign that you put together for aclient a lot of the time especially with local businesses it's going to be forremarketing purposes right running remarketing style ads to people who havevisited the website because cold traffic is a lot harder to generate for smallbusinesses with limited budgets and limited ad budgets so I recommendlooking at doing at least a little bit of remarketing for businesses on socialmedia and if at the very if they can afford to do more than do some of theirmanagement and posting and community engagement as well so really you're justgoing to look at spending up you're having them spend at the veryfive hundred dollars for you to manage one to two accounts one big account likeFacebook or Instagram or YouTube something like that and then the otheraccount would be you know Twitter or something smaller LinkedIn somethingthat they aren't doing as much focus on but they're still wanting a presence tobuild there in the future and then as they up their budget you can start toadd in more services for each of their primary platforms but ideally to managetwo or three platforms let's say it's Facebook Instagram and maybe you knowLinkedIn you're wanting to get about a thousand to fifteen hundred dollars atthe minimum to do the wide range of services where you're posting on eachplatform maybe once you know not even necessarily once per day but at leastfour to five times per week and you're doing some remarketing on their ad spendplatforms and in case you didn't know building the proposal is part of puttingtogether the pricing strategy because that's where you start to put togetherthe price to go in and pitch that business owner so if you aren't familiarwith the proposal side of things and how you should actually go about buildingthose then check out this video on the top right hand corner now the next thingwe want to talk about is with ad spend an ad spend is something that you'reactually going to add on top of your management fee for social right so ifyou're managing their social campaigns that's fine if you're spending on adsyou need to charge them a separate fee and this is essentially how I work itout if they're spending less than $3,000 then I will give them a five hundred toseven hundred and fifty dollar management fee that's it flat ratemanagement fee above three thousand dollars I will charge them anywhere from20 to 30 percent of their ad spend it that way it makes it a little bit moreaffordable for clients who are on the lower end but also you have to makemoney right and if a client wants to spend five hundred dollars on ads andthat's all they have that's fine but to do twenty to thirty percent of a fivehundred dollar spend is only a hundred dollars and that's still a lot of timethat you're putting into creating the campaign so not worth it right that'swhy we recommend a flat rate for the first three thousand dollars and thenafter that you can switch to that twenty to thirty percent model the third thingwe're going to talk about is email marketing and automation and this isalso a really lucrative service if you do it the right way and if you run emailmarketing campaigns effectively a lot of people think this is airrelevant form of marketing but if you do it the right way it really is a superlucrative style of business and really a super lucrative style of marketing sowhat I recommend here is if you're going to do email marketing for most of youwith local small business clients you don't really need to worry about thistoo much newsletters all of that isn't super effective but if you do havemedium-sized businesses or online businesses that you're working with thatcould definitely use an email marketing campaign then you're gonna want to startby building automations and I recommend starting with at least a $500 charge permonth to manage and keep up with that automation updated make sure that you'reyou know making sure that people who unsubscribe get removed and that you'reupdating tags and links inside the automations to make sure that itimproves also because you're going to be managing the lists and segmentingcontacts inside of those lists so you're gonna want to make sure you charge atleast $500 for the basic automation now when you get into super complexautomations for email and you're driving several thousands of subscribers permonth or essentially leads per month then you need to be charging what it'sworth and so for something where you're generating I would say look at it at acost per lead basis right what does the average lead generate them in sales howmuch does that average lead typically cost online via email marketing and thenwhat you can do is you can kind of set your pricing based off of that or youcan do a flat rate we build an email automation funnel that manage it that wedo this much management this much segmentation we do this many lists thatwe build new each month and we'll update this we'll manage this many contacts fora minimum of $5,000 per month right so it's kind of up to you you need to lookat each service and say okay how much is it how much time is it going to take usto manage that automation to segments to do tagging link building andoptimization for that email campaign each month and at the very minimum youshould charge you know whatever your hourly rate is times the amount ofmaintenance but also take into consideration if this is an evergreenautomation it's going to continually generate leads right so you want to makesure that it's set up in a way where you're continually being paid your valuefrom the amount of leads that you're generating for them the fourth thing wewant to talk about is basic SEO services because we'relooking at minimums for this video right and so what I recommend is at least aminimum of $500 per month and this could be to optimize their site blog contentdo keyword research and the very minimum of what's required now the more contentyou add into the creation process each month the more pages that you'reoptimizing each month shouldn't be incorporated into the cost factor theminimum though should be about $500 per month to manage several pages each monthalso there's other services out there that really work well for localbusinesses like for example we recommend in my course van desta and then that'sit as a service that costs $249 and you can easily turn around and chargeclients around 250 to 300 dollars per month for that same service and what thecool thing is is with the nastas platform you can put up to 1,000 Ibelieve new customers on to that one license right so you can have a thousandpeople paying $250 for a product that you're only paying $250 for do you seewhere the money comes in and so that's the thing you have to look at whatsoftware services you're going to use if you're going to use any how you're goingto resell those and if you're not going to use those software services whatspecific on-site or off-site SEO marketing services are you performingthat you're going to be charging for the next service we're going to talk aboutis pay-per-click and that's with Google Adwords and this one is super simplelike Facebook ads and social marketing I recommend doing a minimum of a $500management fee and I also recommend if you're going to work with businessesthat they spend no less than $1,000 on a pay-per-click campaign on Google it is avery competitive market and it is more expensive than Facebook so you're gonnawant to keep that in mind a minimum of $1,000 and again the same rules that weuse on social ad spins apply to pay-per-click we're gonna do 500 dollarsup to $3,000 in ad spend and then from there we're going to charge a 20 to 30%management fee on the total ad spend finally is web development and this isone of the hardest services to price for because you could have a four page basicsite to an eight page basic site or you could have a site like mine CerealEntrepreneur where we have over I think over 300 pages because we have a ton ofblog content and other pages that kind of relate back to our site so to saythat it would just be anywhere from a thousand to five thousand dollars wewould be a little ignorant what I going to tell you is this one of thebest ways to get a good price for a new person in web development because now Ican look at a project and kind of gauge about how much we should charge just byknowing the industry and how websites work for someone new what I recommenddoing is going on to something like lucidchart and building a workflow orreally a skeleton of your website basically just draw out what yourwebsite is going to look like all of the pages all of the navigation how manytabs you want in each right and then you what you can do is you can take that toa developer and give them your budget and say look I'm not trying to spend anymore than this on this website do you think this is a project that you canmanage then they will give you a yes or no and why or why not and then you canreally start to figure out well why wouldn't they give you that rate whywould they give you that rate should you have done you know ask for a cheaperrate and then what you can do is you shop around that's what you know newpeople that you just have to learn to shop around really and to figure outwhat people are charging for specific services also to be able to look atportfolios for those web developers and say yes that's a good site versusobviously no that's not a good site I would never pay you $5,000 for that nowpersonally I don't manage web development like I'm not a web developerso if you want an idea of a site project and what we did and how much our sitecosts now again we already have a lot of this pre developed all they have to dois migrate a lot of it but we migrated our site and did a complete redesign ofour site and added a few extra pages but if you want look at the CerealEntrepreneur web site we spent about two thousand dollars developing that sitewhich is a site that you could easily take and turn around to another customerof yours and if you include the kajabi back-end that would be a fifteenthousand dollar site but if you just look at the front-end WordPress sitethat you guys see a CerealEntrepreneur.
Academy that site alone we would havecharged about five to eight thousand dollars for due to the fact that we haveall kinds of different content tons of blog articles different pages thatinterlink together it has a fresh design tons of video incorporated that we youknow used to build the the authority of the website and really it's just a greatlooking site very high-performing site and so we would charge anywhere fromfive to eight thousand dollars for something like that and we only spenttwo thousand so you guys see we actually charged about 1.
5 times as much to twotimes as much as what we spent on that project andanother note is we developed it through developers in India so we got it atabout eight to ten dollars per hour on development and that's a verycompetitive price range eight to ten dollars per hour from someone in Indiais somewhat you can expect from a decent you know experienced developer in Indiathe last few things we're gonna talk about our landing pages and lead magnetswhich if you guys have heard of clickfunnels you've definitely heard oflanding pages and what I recommend guys is charging at least 500 upwards offifty thousand dollars on these lead magnets and again it takes anunderstanding of what kind of lead magnet are we creating is this aone-page simple one image call-to-action go to the next page thank you type oflanding page if so that one's probably around 500 to maybe $1,500 at the verymost depending on the industry you're working in but if you do a full lawnwebinar with four different processes in it does tracking and it does all kindsof integrations with email remarketing and stuff like that that's a differentkind of landing page with a whole different type of objective and feel andyou'll want to make sure you're getting your values worth that's why people whoactually come out of clickfunnels little training academy they're charging tenthousand to fifty thousand dollars per month just for one funnel for someclients so if it is effective if it is something that looks good and it takes awhile to develop and you're doing custom design versus just templated blockbuilders then you'll want to charge more so that's again where you want you'regonna want to look into the development side of things paying a developer todevelop that landing page for you but also taking into consideration how muchvalue you're able to generate for that business how many new leads are salesdid you bring in or can you potentially bring in for that client and thentranslate that into value on your end what about content creation rightbecause we all are looking at blogs and videos and stuff like that what contentcreation is also very different what I recommend here is looking atprices on competitive blog writers and designers graphic designers because youhave a blog writer who writes the blog but then you also have graphic designerswho create the the creative elements that go inside of a blog right outsideof that what do you have video well what you want to look at here is yourvideographer how much does a videographer cost which is anywhere from$30 to hundred and fifty dollars depending onwhere you live the experience level of that videographer but also you have tolook at the video editing which you can easily hire someone for around ten tofifteen dollars overseas on a platform like Upwork and so it makes it superaffordable for you to be able to get these jobs done why because you knowexactly where these people are at you know how much they're gonna charge andit makes it easy for you to price your services because you know what you'respending on each job but that's it for today's video guys if you want to seemore on pricing marketing services all you have to do is go right below thisvideo in the description we've left a link to our blog where everything wecovered in today's video will be there plus tons more information because wedon't want to make this a 45 minute video but if you want more informationabout pricing and all of that make sure you check out the blog over at CerealEntrepreneur Academy but since you guys stayed till the end I'm gonna give youmy super secret tip and it's not really secret if you're in one of my coursesbut because we talked about it in there but my strategy to pricing is and thesecret really is the fact that it's different for every customer we don'tlook at a customer we don't go into a customer and say this customer is gonnabe the fifteen hundred dollar package we go in and we say "Mr.
Customer what areyour goals for your business? What are you trying to do? Do you want one morecustomers three new customers twenty new customers what is it that you want to dodo you want to just drive more traffic build awareness about your business inthe area because nobody knows you're there yet right what is your goal foryour campaign?" And then once we understand that we take a look at thebusiness the competitors and what they're doing what's currently workingwe take into consideration what type of business so they are are they localare they regional national right and then once we understand all of that thenwe go back and we look at the services that we have in our you know in ourarmory basically and we say what can we take from those services to provide acampaign that's going to benefit them but also that is something that's withinthe price range that we kind of came up with in the first initial meeting we hadwith them right because in that first meeting you're asking questions likewell what's your marketing budget been like in the past what have you done inthe past did it work right and that's going to tell you about how much they'respending then you take that and you start to use it to gauge basically whattype of campaign you're going to start them off with and then you put togetherthree different pricing packages basically for them with a middle tiera higher tier and a lower tier so that way it's hard for them to say no to apackage because it can't be too expensive it can't be too cheap rightyou you have one that's either right there in the middle or it's justaffordable enough or it's perfect and that's what they were wanting to see andthat's why I always start with a higher-end package first to see ifthat's going to be the one that they're looking for now guys we've done tons ofother videos on pricing services and there's tons of other information thatyou might want to know so if you want to check out those videos all you have todo is like I'm showing you right here in this video just go over to my youtubechannel click on that little search icon and then type in pricing and it willshow you all of the pricing videos that we've put together on my channel butthat's it for me guys thank you so much for watching if you have any questionsabout pricing or if any of this doesn't make sense make sure to leave them inthe comments below this video but I'm gonna get out of here make sure yousubscribe until next time Cereal Entrepreneur out bye guys ready to startliving the six-figure work wherever be your own boss lifestyle well at CerealEntrepreneur Academy we'll teach you how to use a laptop and internet to startyour own social media and digital marketing agency get started with ourfree Facebook Ads training links in the description below guys see you in thecourse, Cereal Entrepreneur out!.
What to Do In The First 90 Days After Starting an Agency?
In this video I'm going to break down how you can start and grow a seven-figure social media marketing agency so if you guys are looking to start one completely from scratch from ground zero or if you already have a Digital marketing agency and you're looking to scale it up to the next level I'm gonna break down three core strategies and tips as far as client acquisition goes and then I'm also gonna break down what the team structure looks like because I think those are the two most important things when you're going through and building out a Social media marketing agency as far as running ads for clients.
It's really not that difficult the tougher thing is really that team structure and how to actually acquire those clients at every stage of your business's lifecycle and if you guys stick with me here to the end of this video I'll break down exactly how I grew my marketing agency from zero to over a hundred and fifty thousand dollars per month and This year.
We actually even hit two hundred and twenty five thousand dollars in just one single month And so I'll break down the exact structure as far as client acquisition at each point in the lifecycle of your business as well as that team growth and also because at the very beginning when you start this It's gonna highly revolve around you you're gonna have to do the sales the fulfillment every single part of the business You're gonna be wearing multiple hats and then I want to show you guys how you can actually transition yourself out of the business Potentially one day now.
I personally I could work literally the 4-hour workweek like Tim Ferriss says But I don't want to because one I enjoy what I'm doing And we're also building something a lot bigger than just a marketing agency We're building a full-on real estate marketing lead generation CRM software.
So let me break down I've got this whiteboard out here where it's just kind of like with a white sheet of paper I guess and So we'll break down every single step.
So first and foremost guys at first you're gonna be starting out is just a solo entrepreneur Okay, so we'll draw a little stick figure here so this is just you and like we talked about guys you're going to be doing literally every piece of the business the client acquisition the sales the fulfillment and The thing is is if you're starting a digital marketing agency You have to learn to get sales nailed down.
I'm one that I absolutely hate sales.
I don't love it I was actually listening to a grant cardone YouTube video the other day As I was kind of doing some other things and he was talking about how he doesn't even like sales and you think of him As kind of the sales guys, but he knows that sales have to happen in order for his business to actually run.
So With this whole model everything we're gonna break down you just have to kind of get that into your head where you're going to become the sales person and Down here is step three We're going to show you guys how you can actually leverage out the sales but at no point, can you start out thinking? Oh, I'm just gonna leverage out the sales You have to become the sales person or else this is all gonna crumble right before your eyes So first you're going to be this solo entrepreneur right here starting your marketing agency And the first thing we need to do before we even acquire clients is we need to pick a niche now I know this sounds like super routine and just everyone says ah, you know pick a niche and then scale from there But it's a hundred percent accurate a few years ago when I was first starting my own digital marketing agency I was basically all things to all people.
I was like, you know, you're a real citizen.
I'll work with you You're an insurance agent of course dead tennis the chiropractor basically because I felt like I just needed money and so I was gonna I was willing to take on any and every single client and because I served everyone I Didn't serve anyone right and that's when my business was really struggling And it wasn't until I saw some really good results in the real estate Agent the residential real estate agent market and I said, you know what? I'm just gonna focus on this and I'm gonna say no to other every other opportunity every other industry And just do residential real estate that I finally saw my business start to really grow and really scale within 90 days I went from basically zero to $25,000 in just 90 days and that's because a big part of this is going through and leveraging past Testimonials and past case studies, which we're gonna get to here in just a second But the first thing and also I know most of YouTube videos you don't really need to do this but I highly recommend getting out a pen and paper and kind of breaking this things these things down because I'm literally going to show you guys step by step everything you need to do what the business looks like from What the team looks like the client acquisition? so get out a pen and a pad of paper if you're serious about this and Take some of these notes so that you can refer back to is your kind of make making your plans or the next several months Of how to grow taking a look at where you're at in each step of this process and then going from there Okay So once you have the snitch nailed down what you want to do is you want to leverage because obviously at this point we haven't really probably made any money and so We don't really have a lot of money to go through and invest in advertising to acquire clients So what we're gonna do is we're gonna leverage Facebook We're gonna leverage LinkedIn and then also we're gonna do like let's say we'll save events And what I mean by events, that's not going to these big events and paying all this money This is more like social events Right or little networking events in your community in your area where you can go through and connect with different people That are going to be your potential clients So what I'm what I'm saying by Facebook and LinkedIn you're gonna make an initial post and you're gonna say something like hey I am helping real estate agents go through and generate more leads or whatever niche market You're going to go through and service, but I highly recommend real estate agents And the reason why is because one every single person knows a real estate agent You're either related to one or you got a friend that's one and if for some reason you're thinking well I don't know any well You definitely have a friend or a family member that know somebody so as far as working your warm market this you're definitely going to be able to find a real estate agent that that you know, and you can actually go through and start running ads for so basically you're gonna go to Facebook and LinkedIn and just make a you know post on your personal profile and say hey Look, I'm starting a digital marketing agency and I'm gonna help real estate agents generate more lead I'm looking for a few clients just to give it a trial run you don't have to pay me whatsoever So you're not going to be receiving money for probably the first 7 to 14 days I don't really want to make a trial to go for a full 30 days because that's a long time and you're gonna be Suffering from now if you're working with let's say five clients for 30 days and you're not making any money It's not going to be any fun so you only want to do it for seven to 14 days and they're gonna pay a hundred percent of the ad spend and a lot of people I've actually made a video very similar to this of How to go through and start from going from zero to ten thousand dollars per month this one I'm gonna show you guys how you can get to one hundred thousand dollars per month and beyond that but a lot of people in That video they said well, you know who pays for the ads spin and all that stuff in a trial You don't want to be paying for the ad spend There's nothing that could be taking your business worse than you paying for that ad spend So you're gonna bring them on it's a hundred percent free client They're gonna pay for the ad spend you're gonna get access to their ads account Which really isn't that hard to go through and get access to their ads account and then they have their credit card on file So you're not footing any bill here and then from these posts right here on Facebook and LinkedIn Usually you can get a few people that are reaching out to you Messaging you or at least now your friends know and so they'd be like, oh they might tag a friend that's a real estate agent or you know, even if you're in the dental market or chiropractic market Whatever market you're in They'll tag people that they know and that's why I highly recommend the real estate niche just because there's so many people That are real estate agents and so many people know real estate agents if you're watching this like well Jason Why would you say this because won't I be competing with you? Yeah You will be competing me with me.
But like the reality is there's over two million real estate agents in the United States alone So I've got the mentality guys that there's definitely enough to go around like each one of us can have a thousand real estate agents and there's still be well over a million people to go through and service so That that's a big thing right there and also a lot of times real estate agents or business owners just in general they want to work with somebody that is Local to their market somebody that they can talk to maybe they know they can meet with in person And so like obviously I can't meet with every one of my clients in person, but that's obviously not my model But that's where you know like as far as like competition and you know Oh, well, like would I be competing? And would that be bad for your business? It really doesn't matter there Okay, so we're gonna go through we're gonna post on Facebook LinkedIn and then if we're going to any like parties or networking events Or anything like that So when we're at these parties we were wanting to keep it simple a lot of times when people talk about their business They go through and they talk about it for two minutes long Sometimes I can say hey, what do you do? They talk about it for two minutes at the end of it.
The person's for sure zoned out They don't they're not listen to you at all and to their ask themselves What does that person really do? And so what we want to do is just say something like hey My name is Jason Wardrop and I help real estate agents generate leads and then if they said oh I know usually what happens when I say that is it like oh I've got a buddy That is a real stage and I should connect you to that happens almost every single time I tell people that so it's very simple.
Hey, my name is Jason Wardrop Okay, so state your name they say I help so I helped blank.
So if it's real estate agents dentists chiropractors Whatever business it is I help real estate agents.
And then what do you help them do? Generate leads grow their business, you know set more appointments.
So I say generate and qualify leads Because a lot of times especially when I'm talking to a real estate agent like, okay Well anyone can generate leads, but I want qualified leads.
So I kind of like throw that in there so very Simply put you talk to people at events.
Maybe they're not a real estate agent But usually they know a real estate agent and guys I'm just using real estate agents as an example of starting your marketing agency You don't have to go through and start in this specific industry, but that's where that's the industry.
I'm in I love it, and it's very profitable But obviously there's other markets you can go through and maybe if you've already started your marketing agency You can continue in that niche as well.
Okay? So once we go through and we're all by yourself, we're posting on these different networks, and we're attending events We're getting some of our first clients at this point.
We want to get to about five to ten paying customers Okay.
So after the 7 to 14 day trial you should be getting some decent results and from those results These people are turning into actual paying customers Now, what do we charge these people at first? Okay Well after the first 7 to 14 days, you can charge what you feel comfortable with But I want to charge anything less than $500 per month I would shoot for more than 1000 to 1500 dollars per month, but sometimes if your skills not fully there and you don't feel confident charging your friends or family or anything like that a thousand of $1500 per month then maybe you're in the 500 to $750 range for these first couple of clients But then as we move on and when you gain more skills we're gonna increase the amount that we're actually charging people to a thousand of 1,500 because if you think about it, if You're working.
Let's say with real estate agents or with dentists or whatever it is You got to think about how much they're gonna make once a closed deal goes through Okay So a dentist when they acquire a new patient, how much can they potentially make over the lifespan of that patient? And so based off of that how much are they willing to go through? And invest into marketing advertising to acquire that new client the same thing with real stages The average real estate agent makes five to fifteen thousand dollars per closed transaction And so if they're making five to fifteen thousand dollars and they're paying you 1,000 to 1,500 a month plus ad spend You know If you're getting one new closed deal for them every single month and you're if they're paying you let's say fifteen hundred bucks And you're bringing in $5,000 or $10,000 or even more? It's totally worth it for them and they're gonna be totally wanted to stick with you and continue doing business.
Okay? So for these first couple maybe it's a little bit lower in that five hundred seven hundred fifty dollar range but once we go through and get our first couple of clients you want to obviously continue posting on Facebook and LinkedIn and Talking to people at events So we don't want to stop this because that's a great organic way to grow our business And once we actually start seeing results Those are some of the posts I loved making on Facebook and LinkedIn about a case study or success story and that can easily bring in a lot more business and if we're doing these like let's say Once a month you're able to just organically naturally have that growth there Okay, so step number two.
Once you have these first couple of clients, we're gonna go to What is called a case study so we'll just put CS video All right So what this is is we're gonna start running a little bit of advertising Dollars because the idea is we've we've got some clients who are making some money But we're gonna invest that money back into the business in to advertise to acquire new clients now We don't have to spend a lot of money could be five to ten dollars per day But the way this looks right here is we're gonna have a lead magnet That we're gonna say hey get this case study of how this real estate agent Did whatever right so it could be a real stage It could be a dentist could be whatever but they're gonna opt in to go through and see this case study this value video if you want to call it and Then on this next page you are going to have let me just draw this out really quick You're gonna have this video talking about what you've done for these real estate agents But we're just going to continue with the real estate example just to make it simpler So now I have to talk about all the different industries here But what you've done for them and then down here, you're gonna have a button That is going to pop up after probably about five minutes into the video So they actually have to watch a certain amount of the video.
So pop up five minutes after the video Inviting them to schedule a phone call with you.
Okay, so now they're gonna click on this and this is gonna take them to a page where they go through and they can schedule a Call with you.
Okay, so they could go like there's a lot of software's out there their schedule wants there's calendly I like to use calendly a lot of people like scheduled wants there's a lot of other ones out there where it can go through syncing with your calendar and Syncing with their calendar and they can choose a date and time that you're available they're available and all that So it's all great and then after they choose a date and time what we're gonna do is Take them to an application right here Because the worst thing that you want you can do is go through and have a lot of people opt-in a lot of people sending appointments with you and then them not showing up or You get on a phone call and there are a hundred percent not qualified.
They don't have money.
They're really just getting started They don't they don't know how to go through a new business.
So you're just wasting a ton of your time So that's why I want to take them through a little bit of an application process here about you know How many deals do they do every single month? How long have they been in business? Okay, few these key things to find out if it's actually worth your time to go through and talk with them on the phone Okay.
So this is the second step right here is Facebook ads so we'll just put this right here.
We'll put Facebook Facebook app - a case study value video opt-in so this is gonna be a lead magnet But they're just gonna put in their name and their email.
We don't need their phone number quite yet Okay, and then we're gonna send them to the value video We're gonna explain about what we do for them and guys, we're not selling Facebook ads Even though we might be starting a Facebook marketing agency Nobody cares about Facebook Ads all they care about our leads and close deals Okay, the best thing for any business the the end goal is sales is to make money And so if they don't care about the way that they make money They just want to make money and so kind of taking a step back from the sales part is lead generation.
They need leads They need appointments.
So this is the same thing that you need you need bleeds right here You need appointments and then after the appointment, that's when you make the sales we kind of look at this from your business point of view and we look at their business and You don't care about Facebook ads, but you care about them because you know, it can generate you leads, but you have a deeper understanding Then the average business owner, right? So they're like, okay.
I just need leads.
I need appointments on any sales I need sales and the way that I'm going to get sales Appointments and the way I'm going to get appointments is leads and I don't care how I get those leads I just need them if I'm gonna buy them from like a Trulia Zillow realtor com doesn't matter But obviously we know that we're gonna be starting a Facebook marketing agency to be able to generate those leads.
Okay? so now the thing is the reason we want to start with a case study value video like this is because our lead cost is going to be Significantly less than the next step that we're gonna take.
Okay And as far as what the team looks like here, we're still going to be just a solo entrepreneur here Okay so we can go through and set this up like with the click funnels or anything like that and then once we get to about 15 to 20 clients once we get to a point where We literally are just like overload and we don't have time to do the sales.
We don't have time to do the fulfillment We don't have time to do all these different key pieces That is when you're gonna hire your first person and you're gonna have that person to be outsourced can work virtually Wherever they want to work.
It doesn't matter.
Most people on my team.
I've actually never even met in person But I feel like I know that because we leverage zoom.
We actually talk every single day We're kind of going back and forth.
And so I feel like I know them all though, pretty much everyone I actually haven't even met in person.
Okay, so That's what we want to do that next step.
So we want to hire someone to help us with fulfillment And so at this point what we can do is we can make little short training videos showing them Exactly what we do on the fulfillment side as far as setting up the Facebook ad setting up the landing page set up the email a text marketing follow up and guys this Training is going to be used in two different ways it's going to be used to train new staff members and then second you're gonna get leads coming in here that maybe don't have the Budget to go through and work with you or they don't want somebody else to do it out themselves They want to learn how to do it themselves So now this training we can use it to train new people coming on that we're gonna be hiring Because as we grow this, we're not gonna just hire one person We're gonna keep hiring fulfillment people so that you can focus on sales And then also we can sell this training for fifty to a hundred to five hundred Dollars to these real estate agents that maybe don't want to pay us to do it But they want to still learn it or they might not have the budget.
Okay so now that's another way that we can go through and maximize our revenues from these leads that are being generated and Increase our profit margins there, okay So now we've gone through We've got this case study value video funnel setup to not only have the book appointments with us but to fill out that application So we're kind of sifting and sorting through all of these leads that are coming in all these people booking Appointments and if they're not a quality lead guys cancel the call just don't show up.
Okay, so all right So at this point we've got maybe one person that's working for us and now we can go through and we can even scale up to two to three to four people now the time that we moved to this third client acquisition Model is when we have so many calls that we just can't handle all the calls that are coming in.
Okay, so that that's what So we don't move to this until we get to that point.
All right, so this third one this is call all a Just in time.
So JIT Webinar Okay, so we'll just say Wed right there JIT webinar so what this is is instead of them going through and opting in right here and Going to a value video which this little button that pops up to go through and schedule a call with us Doesn't show up for about five minutes.
This is about a 30 to 45 minute webinar It could be 45 to 60 minutes My mind currently is about 60 minutes long, but it's an automated webinar where these people are gonna have to go through They're going to register for this webinar Okay Then they're gonna have to go through and actually watch the webinar and then instead of after five minutes this showing up This is after about 45 minutes that this call to action is showing up So they've actually gone through this entire process they've seen this whole video and at this point we go through and have them schedule a call and Then fill out the application Okay, so it's literally the same exact process the only thing is different are these first two steps and the reason why we want to go through and move to this model is Because if they have to watch like 45 minutes of our presentation before they actually schedule an appointment This is a lot higher quality lead.
They've already seen the process of what you do how you can help them They've seen some case studies.
They've broken it down.
And at this point this person is a highly qualified Prospect and it's going to decrease the number of phone calls and appointments that you're getting But these are going to be a lot higher quality appointments and the reason why we don't want to move Straight to this part right here is because leads are typically three to four times more expensive When you're having them opt into a webinar as opposed to just a case study or a value video So if we don't have a lot of money to go through and put in advertising We want to go through in our first Advertising dollars be sending people to this case study or this value video because we can get leads there For about two to three dollars per lead versus a webinar.
They're gonna be about eight to ten dollars per lead So they're gonna be significantly more but at this point as we're going through we're getting so many calls and even if we're going through and filtering out the Applications of like okay this person's good This person's not and we just saw like overloaded and you at this point are a hundred percent focused on sales You're not doing any of the fulfillment you have your people doing all the fulfillment You're just doing sales and then once you just can't take anymore because you're just getting so many calls.
We move to this model We make this video This video right here is about 12 to 15 minutes long versus this one's gonna be about 45 to 60 minutes long It's gonna dive a little bit deeper.
Okay, and Then from this automated webinar, we're gonna have them scheduled an appointment with us and then fill out this application And these people that fill out that application are gonna be a lot more Qualified for you as you're going through and growing your business And so now at this point we can go through and we could just have your day a hundred percent booked with phone calls so you don't have to go through and be like prospecting people the prospecting is being done by the Facebook ad and Then we're filtering people out through this webinar right here.
And then we're filtering people out even more by they just attend the webinar They had to attend the whole thing schedule a call with you and then not only scheduled call with you But they have to fill out this application We have to look at that application.
Make sure they're a good fit And then at that point we decide if we're even going to spend our time because these calls are going to probably be 30 to 45 minutes and You don't have 30 45 minutes to waste on somebody at this point.
That is not a potential prospect up here You have the 30 to 45 minutes because time is not as valuable as money money is way more valuable at this point Whereas down here it gets the point where you have a lot more money than time And so that's where you want to leverage your time And then the fourth step after this and this is kind of where we've got to with our business is you have the Facebook Ads Going to these webinars this just-in-time webinar They're signing up for an appointment a call with you and they're going through an application But then instead of you doing the phone calls you get a first sales guy Okay And you go train them on how to actually handle those sales calls and how to go through and sign people up acquire those clients and so then if you do need to go and take a Vacation or take a break or whatever your business doesn't all go to crap Okay, so your first team members up here? Once we get our first team member, it's all about fulfillment And then you are a hundred percent sales until I would say you are a hundred percent The only sales guy until you're doing at least 100 grand a month And once you're doing 100 grand a month Then you can think About hiring a second sales guy and then potentially a third sales guy and then a fourth and then go through and really scale this thing up But I wouldn't really go through and do that Until you've got that process I 100% refined and you're mapping out that whole process of what you do and so a new sales guy can come on and see exactly what You do and replicate you maybe they won't have as good as a close-ratio but it's still gonna be beneficial is still gonna be profitable to you because you can finally Free up some of your time and one last quick note guys before we finish up this video I know this has been a little bit longer one But I wanted to really provide you with some of this value As far as going through and starting your own Facebook marketing agency digital mark agency, whatever you want to call it That is when you get on a phone call to sell these you want to pre sell three months in advance Because if you're doing all this work just acquire a month-by-month customer.
It's gonna be very difficult you're not we're gonna be very profitable and Typically as you guys probably know it usually takes about 90 days to really see the balls start to roll With the lead generation with the points being said if they're just getting a 30 day trial to you a lot of times the 7 To 14 day trial up here.
It's great because you can usually get some leads But as far as like actually setting appointments and really seeing the needle move it usually takes about 60 to 90 days And so we want to pre-sell 90 days a three month initial contract.
And then after that is just month-to-month Ok, then at that point you can maybe say hey It's a three month contract and it's 1,500 bucks a month or if you pay it all up front Maybe you get a little discount maybe instead of you know $4,500 over the three months because it's $1,500 a month Maybe you say hey, it's $4,000 a month If you pay upfront or 3,500 if you pay upfront because and that'll be more at this point because cash is gonna be super valuable But as cash becomes less and less relevant, which obviously cash is always extremely valuable Right, but as your time becomes more value, well, then you could play around with some of these different aspects here, right? So anyway guys, I hope this video helped you guys as far as going through and starting your own Digital marketing agency you guys found this video helpful.
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Remember first go through organically.
It's all gonna be about you Okay, you're gonna be doing everything post on Facebook LinkedIn events.
Remember this simple, my name is Jason Wardrop I help real estate agents.
What do you helping to generate leads? My name is Jason Wardrop help real stages generate leads very simple Okay then you're starting to get your first clients seven to 14 day trial and then once you get some money in that you can actually start Advertising this is the way you want advertise.
Send people from a Facebook ad to a case study Opt-in have a value video this this button is scheduled call with you pops up after about five minutes Okay This is about a 12 to 15 minute value video talking about what you do case studies showing Telling a story about a real estate agent that you helped or whatever market you're in having them 7:00 appointment Application then once you get to a point where you're getting way too many phone calls that you can't even handle them Now we're gonna move down to the just-in-time webinar We're instead of a 12 to 15 minute video.
We're going to 45 minute webinar having them sign up for a phone call Application that's going to decrease the number of phone calls that we have but increase the quality Dramatically, so it's gonna be a little bit higher cost per appointment cost per lead here But it's gonna be a lot higher quality And then at this point once we've got all you're just focusing 100% on sales You've got a whole team of fulfillment people and then once you hit 100k a month or even more than that Then at that point you can think about hiring another sales rep and going through and train them up So anyway guys hopefully this video was helpful.
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