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    1. 1. <ul><ul><ul><li>Presented by: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ford Saeks , Prime Concepts Group Inc. </li></ul></ul></ul>Technology Advancements in Consulting: Using Technology to Leverage Your Practice! C onsulting W orld 2007 NSA Colorado Chapter – Denver September 9, 2006 www.PrimeConcepts.com
    2. 2. Belief Systems (BS) <ul><li>Past Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Self-talk </li></ul><ul><li>Comfort Zone </li></ul><ul><li>Your Role? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Real Life Experience – Ford Saeks <ul><li>Consulting & Training Services </li></ul><ul><li>Direct & Internet Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Ecommerce Development </li></ul><ul><li>Product Development </li></ul><ul><li>www.PrimeConcepts.com </li></ul>
    4. 4. OUTCOME DOWNLOAD THESE SLIDES AT: www.PrimeConcepts.com/events/cw
    5. 5. “ It’s not about Technology , it’s about getting leverage to add value and make a profit !” -- Ford Saeks
    6. 6. Technology Can Be Confusing
    7. 7. “ Technology is a Means to an End…should Save You Time and Effort , and Not Led to Distraction” -- Ford Saeks <ul><li>80/20 Rule . Using 20% of the capability of the technology you already have? </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t spend time trying to master ancillary and arcane functions which you’d rarely use. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Consulting Revenue Model ____% ____% ____% Coaching / Consulting Products : Digital & Physical Training / Speaking Your Expertise / Solutions
    9. 9. Technology Drivers <ul><li>MESSAGE – “Why?” </li></ul><ul><li>MARKET – “Who?” </li></ul><ul><li>METHODS – “How?” </li></ul>THE POWER IS IN THE MIX!
    10. 10. 1. Your Brain
    11. 11. 2. Laptop Computer & External Monitor
    12. 12. Expand Your Workspace
    13. 13. 3. Turn anyplace into a workplace <ul><li>Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) </li></ul><ul><li>WiMax (wireless broadband) </li></ul><ul><li>Wi-Fi Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Cellular Broadband Cards </li></ul>
    14. 14. 4. Smartphone / Pocket PC IPhone BlackBerry PalmOne Treo Phone, PC, Music, Schedule, Internet, TV, … Combines PDA & Phone Considerations: keyboard, wireless service, memory, screen, OS and software. Visit www.Handango.com
    15. 15. 5. CRM Database <ul><li>Client Relationship Management (CRM) </li></ul><ul><li>InfusionSoft .com </li></ul><ul><li>Salesforce .com </li></ul><ul><li>ACT .com </li></ul><ul><li>Goldmine .com </li></ul><ul><li>Vtiger .com </li></ul>
    16. 16. 6. Systems for VOICE connections <ul><li>Phone System that Follows me with Voice Mail Paging </li></ul>
    17. 17. 7. Wireless Headset Visit HelloDirect.com 300 ft. Wireless Range & 8 Hrs. Talk Time
    18. 18. 8. VPN (Virtual Private Network) Connect to your corporate network when working remotely <ul><li>ALSO Consider: GotoMyPC.com </li></ul>
    19. 19. 9. Multimedia Video Conference
    20. 20. 10. Effective Email <ul><li>Email Templates - create customizable message templates, speeding the process of handling email. </li></ul><ul><li>Visit: EmailTemplates.com </li></ul>
    21. 21. 11. Website with Multimedia & Interaction <ul><li>Effective Copy: Features vs. Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Domain Names – Keyword Domains </li></ul><ul><li>Text-driven, photo/graphic complemented </li></ul><ul><li>Use Video / Audio / Flash effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Help the Search Engines (SEO) </li></ul><ul><li>Testimonials / Case Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Specific Action Steps on Every Page! </li></ul>HOT SEAT ANYONE?
    22. 22. 12. Consulting via the Web <ul><li>VISIT CitrixOnline.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GotoMeetings.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GotoAssist.com GotoWebinar.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Webex.com </li></ul><ul><li>Mix-Meeting.com </li></ul>
    23. 23. 13. Custom Programming Solutions <ul><li>Accountability Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Review Management </li></ul><ul><li>Success Tracker </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic Follow-up </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Private Client Areas </li></ul>
    24. 24. Considering Freelance? Check References!
    25. 25. 14. Fast Research Online <ul><li>Advanced Search Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Google.com | Clusty.com </li></ul>
    26. 26. 15. Bluetooth Wireless Technology <ul><li>Wireless Mouse & Keyboards , Headsets, Mobile Phone, Devices in Your Car, Printers, LCD Projectors Visit Bluetooth.com </li></ul>Cordless Optical Mouse
    27. 27. 16. Digital Voice Recorders <ul><li>Olympus DS-50 </li></ul>Chip or microcassette? Microphone Memory Connect to PC Capture Critical Client Information
    28. 28. 17. Software to Communicate Value <ul><li>MS Office Suite 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>MindManager </li></ul><ul><li>Articulate Presenter </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Creative Suite </li></ul><ul><li>Camtasia Recording </li></ul><ul><li>Snagit - screenshots </li></ul>
    29. 29. Quick Review <ul><li>Your Brain </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop with External Monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Expand Your Workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Phone </li></ul><ul><li>CRM Database </li></ul><ul><li>Phone system that follows you </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Headset </li></ul><ul><li>Set up your VPN </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Video Conference </li></ul>
    30. 30. Quick Review <ul><li>Effective Email Templates </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Website </li></ul><ul><li>Group Consulting Via Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Programming Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Advance Search Engine Queries </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth Wireless Accessories </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Voice Recorders </li></ul><ul><li>Software to Communicate Value </li></ul>
    31. 31. ACTON STEPS <ul><li>? </li></ul>
    32. 32. InternetProfitKit.com <ul><li>www. InternetProfitKit .com </li></ul>101 Proven Tactics & Tools You Can Use to Build Your Information Marketing Business!—Guaranteed!
    33. 33. CONTACT FORD SAEKS at www.FordSaeks.com --- www.PrimeConcepts.com Ford Saeks Prime Concepts Group, Inc. 1807 S. Eisenhower St. Wichita, KS 67209 1-800-946-7804 1-(316) 942-1111 www.PrimeConcepts.com/testimonialform.html Take Action!

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