The Business Society Podcast

How To Make Your Lead The Hero Of The Sale

November 01, 2021 Melissa Houston / Ryann Dowdy Episode 73
The Business Society Podcast
How To Make Your Lead The Hero Of The Sale
Show Notes

“Find someone whose message you resonate with that teaches sales.”

—Ryann Dowdy


Every entrepreneur has to dip their toes into sales at some point. But how do you learn how to effectively sell? And, better yet, how do you learn how to sell without feeling icky or intimidated?


I’ll admit, these are questions that I struggled with when first launching my business (and sometimes even today)!


My guest, Ryann Dowdy, has trained not hundreds, but thousands of people in the art of sales!

Ryann is an expert in the science of “social selling,” or leveraging social media as a primary connection tool — and no, that doesn’t just mean selling through your DMs! In this new world of online entrepreneurship, becoming a skilled social seller is one of the most important things that you can do for your business.

Ryann is the co-founder of the Daily Sales on Demand Accelerator and the Social Sellers Academy — and in this episode, she’s sharing some of her best tips!


In‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode,‌ ‌you’ll discover:‌

  • Which platforms you should stick to when trying to sell to your audience (and why)!
  • How to reframe your relationship with sales... so that you can sell without feeling sleazy!
  • The top qualities to look for when you’re hiring social sellers for your sales team

About Ryann Dowdy: Sales expert Ryann Dowdy helps 7- and 8-figure CEOs generate daily sales on-demand without more of their time by building and training high-performing sales teams. She and her business partner Kelly Roach are on a mission to free CEOs from the role of salesperson through their Social Sellers Academy.

Highlights:‌

01:04  Intro

01:55  Meet Ryann Dowdy

02:46  What is social selling?

04:05  Not just your DMs!

05:03  Social Sellers Academy

06:55  Shift your mindset regarding sales

09:59  Balance “serving” & “asking”

12:28  Top qualities in salespeople

15:04  Ryann’s journey to sales

16:58  Find the right training

19:14  Where to start?

23:08  Why you struggle with sales

25:03  Takeaway

Links:‌

Ryann Dowdy

https://dailysalesondemandforceos.com

Instagram: @socialsellersacademy

https://www.linkedin.com/today/author/ryanndowdy


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