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7 ways to being there before the sale

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7 ways to being there before the sale - presented at LaunchUp #8 on June 3, 2010. (http://bit.ly/launchup8)

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7 ways to being there before the sale

  1. 1. LaunchUp #8 <ul><li>“ In the Weeds” </li></ul>DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow June 3, 2010
  2. 2. Community Management 7 Ways to Be There Before The Sale (entrepreneur Version)
  3. 3. 5 Disclaimers <ul><li>I’m not an entrepreneur. </li></ul><ul><li>I really did meet Jeremy online. </li></ul><ul><li>Coffee. Beer. People. (@babywaldow). </li></ul><ul><li>June 30 th , 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Images ( ) vs. Words </li></ul>
  4. 4. OLD SALES MODEL.
  5. 5. NEW SALES MODEL.
  6. 6. THE 7 Ways to Be there Before the Sale <ul><li>Have a product/service that doesn’t suck. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen. </li></ul><ul><li>Build a community management team. </li></ul><ul><li>Engage. </li></ul><ul><li>Create killer content. </li></ul><ul><li>Be present. </li></ul><ul><li>Give a darn (care). </li></ul>
  7. 7. HAVE A PRODUCT/SERVICE THAT DOESN’T SUCK.
  8. 8. <ul><li>LISTEN. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>BUILD A COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT TEAM. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>ENGAGE. </li></ul>
  11. 11. CREATE KILLER CONTENT.
  12. 12. … but remember … “ You can’t take something off the Internet. That’s like trying to take pee out of a swimming pool.” - Joe Rogan’s character on Newsradio
  13. 13. BE PRESENT.
  14. 14. GIVE A DARN (CARE). We Value Your Business
  15. 15. Connect?
  16. 16. Photo Credit <ul><li>Stuff for Sale (1) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/debaird/124298436 / </li></ul><ul><li>Stuff for Sale (2) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/valeriebb/2994136264 / </li></ul><ul><li>Alfred E. – http://www.flickr.com/photos/justanuptowngirl/2122520113 / </li></ul>

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