Sales Community Contributor KitPresentation Transcript
About Us – www.thesalescommunity.com
Welcome to the Sales Community.com. We are the world's most exciting, dynamic and community-orientated sales resource centre online today.
Created by salespeople, for salespeople, the Sales Community.com has been designed specifically for executives, managers and professionals in sales, marketing, and human resources.
We provide modern and relevant information and strategies to help increase sales and market share.
Launched in In May 2007 the Sales Community has gained a solid reputation around the world as the definitive source for everything to do with sales.
Values, Purpose, Mission
“ That people will succeed by realizing their personal potential”.
To empower, enable and inspire our members by providing a means for them to achieve performance improvement in their sales, business and personal life. Our honest, ethical and lively approach will not be driven by typically overpriced products or services, but by way of proven, professional, well-designed and specialized services.
A New Beginning
The Sales Community website has been redesigned and was relaunched December 2008. The new look website is more sophisticated, more professional and more community-orientated.
We are now seeking further contributions to help us to grow.
Contribution Options & Benefits
Contribute to your community: - Many Options to Choose From
Sales iQ Radio
Sales iQ eMagazine
New Member Kit
Training Discount Vouchers
Ask An Expert Participation
Sales Community eBooks
Increase your exposure: - Profile & Bio Options
Contributors can write a full bio and have it published, along with contact details including website and email address. All relevant articles and resources are linked back to each contributor on the website.
Similar to new members to the Sales Community, contributors can set up their own community profile, with links to all their resources, contact information and personal details.
How You Can Contribute: - Sales Related Articles
With in excess of 1,200 articles the Sales Community has something for everyone on the topic of sales. The new website has a sophisticated search facility and tagging option (to come) in order to make it easier to find the right article at anytime.
Quality content is paramount to us and we have already partnered with nearly 100 of the world’s leading authorities on sales.
Contributors benefit by having thousands of eyes on their articles every day. With links back to websites thesalescommunity.com provides greater opportunities for contributors to generate more business.
Our new Audio Book section is an innovative addition to the Sales Community which promises to be one of our biggest points of differentiation.
In 2009 we will be recording many of our contributor articles (agreements to be signed) and these will be available exclusively on the Sales Community website for members to listen online or to podcast.
How You Can Contribute: - Audio Books (Recorded Articles)
Contributors benefit by having their articles recorded and aired on the fastest growing community for salespeople on the planet. This means more exposure and therefore greater opportunity.
Our new audio section is where members can access our regular interviews and audio content.
Sales Community CEO Gregory Stewart will be interviewing many contributors and salespeople in 2009, with these being made available exclusively to members.
Contributors may upload their own audio files to share with members.
How You Can Contribute: - Audio (Sales iQ Radio)
Contributors benefit through greater exposure and increased credibility around the world, as thousands of community members tune in on a daily basis to listen to new or archived audio content.
Another new addition to the new look Sales Community website is video content.
All videos are hosted on You Tube and broadcast on our site, which means we have unlimited bandwidth opportunities, meaning unlimited videos on our site.
Videos will be categorised but the focus remains sales-related & therefore professional content is required at all times.
How You Can Contribute: - Video
Along with videos of their seminars, conferences and other content, contributors can now also post video introductions to promote themselves, their business and their services.
Sales iQ is a specialist monthly eMagazine, with quality content from a range of experts from around the world.
Sales iQ is not just another business magazine - it is a high voltage, informative and practical online alternative for people who seek to advance their level of sales knowledge and to achieve greater success.
How You Can Contribute: - Sales iQ eMagazine
Contributors have the opportunity to feature in our monthly eMagazine by writing either a cover story or feature article. This contribution must not be published anywhere else for three months.
Our redeveloped Forums section is embedded within the new site and is a great platform for knowledge sharing and networking.
Members can post forum chat in a wide range of topics including industry based chat, general sales and they can even trade and exchange sales material.
How You Can Contribute: - Sales Forum
With the launch of the new website we have added a blog section for members to read, reply and write their own.
We know our valued contributors possess a wealth of knowledge on the topic of selling, sales management and everything sales and their responses to blog posts would be invaluable to our members.
How You Can Contribute: - Sales Blogs
Contributors can add their own existing blogs, to their member page, create new ones , or add comment to the blogs of others, thus increasing their credibility by sharing their knowledge and expertise.
Perhaps one of the most exciting new additions is our Events search facility.
It is our goal to have every major sales event in the world listed on our website, along with those events run by our contributors.
Whether it is a conference, webinar, webcast, teleseminar, or a training, seminar or coaching event, we will have it listed.
How You Can Contribute: - Sales Events
Contributors can log on and then add all of their public events for the year – yet another way the Sales Community is helping increase exposure for its contributors.
Additional Contribution Options & Benefits
New Member Kit All new Platinum members receive a New Members Kit, containing over $1,000 in bonus gifts.
Currently the Sales Community has 12 contributors, each of whom have submitted content in the form of ebooks, CD programs, whitepapers, teleseminars, articles, eLearning demos, audio programs and coaching programs.
We are looking for further donated content from our contributors, to add to the New Member Kit for our new Platinum and above members in 2009.
This is a wonderful opportunity for contributors to gain greater levels of exposure to new members.
New Contribution Additions in 2009: - New Member Kit
Ask an Expert Many professionals on any given day have questions that require professional expert advice. Our goal at the Sales Community is to put our members in touch with a range of advisors, business experts and professionals who are willing to provide basic answers and solutions free of charge.
Those contributors who participate in this program as a panellist will be able to liaise direct with members to answer questions, queries and concerns directly related to selling and the sales profession.
Contributors will therefore have a greater opportunity to generate more ongoing business.
New Contribution Additions in 2009: - Ask an Expert
Discount Voucher In 2009 the Sales Community will be launching an incredible offer to its members in the form of an international discount voucher book (online).
Members will be able to access great savings and discounts on selected live conferences, training and coaching as well as webcasts, webinars, podcasts and other products and services.
This is yet another wonderful opportunity for contributors to gain more business by participating in this discount voucher program.
New Contribution Additions in 2009: - Discount Voucher
Sales Community eBooks In 2009 the Sales Community – in conjunction with its various contributors – will be compiling a series of six eBooks throughout the year.
Topics include “The Changing Face of Selling”, “The Art of the Sales Question”, “Delivering a Compelling Recommendation”, “ How to Gain Commitment From People”, “The Art of Objection Handling” and “Forget B2b & B2c – It’s Still P2p”.
Contributors will share the profits of the sales of each eBook.
New Contribution Additions in 2009: - Sales Community eBooks
Each eBook will contain ten chapters from ten contributors, each of whom will be able to contribute in up to three of the six eBooks throughout the year.
Join us in 2009: - Contribute to Us
There are many great reasons to partner with us in 2009, either as a new contributor, or with new contributions.
Our goal has always been to raise the bar of the profession of selling on a global basis, and the most effective way to achieve this is to have the best content, from the best contributors and thus creating a compelling offer for potential new members.
Along with the tremendous benefits outlined previously, contributors can also partner as an affiliate and make an additional income stream by promoting the fastest growing social networking site for salespeople.
We look forward to welcoming you on board in 2009.