A guest post for BoostSuite by Mike Montague Most businesses these days seem to take a sales or marketing approach to business development instead of a sales and marketing approach. We have found that these common mistakes in sales can cost you a lot of marketing dollars and a lot of revenue from potential sales. […]
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Mike Montague is public speaker and writer based in Kansas City. His humorous, real-world approach to difficult questions and his authentic stage presence empower professionals to greatly change and improve their life and business. He has entertained and educated over 2,000 audiences from 1 to over 15,000 over the past 15 years. Mike teaches business development and social selling for entrepreneurs, small businesses, and professionals.
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KC Magazine 2015 Rising Stars of Kansas City: Michael D. Montague Michael Montague is putting his stamp on Sandler Training/Effective Sales Development, Inc. with his innovative new training programs about social media, marketing, and business development. He also contributed to the national Sandler Training blog and has a new book being released this spring. Montague […]
Chic Personalized Gifts of Shawnee, KS has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The new custom online boutique was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals […]
When: Sept 15, 2015 8:00 AM to 3:30 AM Where: Sandler Training Kansas City 4824 NW Gateway, Riverside, MO 64150 Contact: Laura Burmeister email@example.com Sandler Training Full-Day Goal Setting Workshop Get your thoughts, goals and plans focused for the rest of the year in this powerful workshop. Don’t wait for the fourth quarter to start planning your future! We will […]
When: Sept 15, 2015 8:00 AM to 3:30 AM Where: Sandler Training Kansas City 4824 NW Gateway, Riverside, MO 64150 Contact: Laura Burmeister firstname.lastname@example.org Learn more to earn more through the proven Sandler Sales System. This Full-Day Sales Boot Camp is a complete overview of our selling system for improving productivity and outperforming sales goals. You’ll find this advanced training […]
When: July 17, 2015 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM Where: First Watch – Shawnee, KS 11112 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Shawnee, KS 66216 Contact: David Parks email@example.com Each third Friday meeting features a Guest Speaker with a pertinent sales topic. Each attendee gives a brief personal introduction, ideas are shared and networking happens before and after the meeting. You will […]
Mike Montague is a certified trainer for Effective Sales Development, Inc., an authorized Sandler Training® center located in Kansas City. Mike has managed marketing campaigns for several international franchises such as Jiffy Lube, Andy OnCall, AWRS, and Cumulus Media Partners. He executed thousands of radio promotions, designed over 200 websites, and executed over 100 social […]
Your marketing and sales people should work together to create the best social media strategy for your business. Everyone is talking about how social networking is the next big thing to revolutionize the way we do business, but many people are struggling to figure out how exactly to make it work. The problem stems from […]
Most businesses these days seem to take a sales or marketing approach to business development instead of a sales AND marketing approach. These common mistakes in sales can cost you marketing dollars and a lot of revenue from potential sales. If you are looking for a better return on your marketing budget, you might try […]
No Soliciting: How to promote your business without pressing, pushing or spamming When: July 08, 2015 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM Where: The KC Chamber’s Board Room at Union Station 30 West Pershing Road Kansas City, MO 64108 Contact: Kate Kershaw (816) 374-5492 firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks to Business Class sponsor Bank Midwest! The Chamber’s Business Class […]
There two kinds of people who create discomfort around social selling. These two groups are: Those who sell for a living, but are deathly afraid of being considered a salesperson. Those who sell for a living and have no idea about what professional sales actually involves. The first group is worried about being too pushy […]
If you are like most people, one of the hardest things about social media if figuring out what to share with your network, how often you should post, and what likes, shares, and posts will make the biggest impact. There are several best practices for what to share, and how often. Check out this guest […]
Mike Montague spoke to the BNI Parkville chapter for their Visitor’s Day as the keynote speaker. He spoke about the value of networking and referrals when growing your business. He also talked about the incredible value of trust, permission, unique value, and qualification in the business development process. The event was a huge success with […]
KCPT Tech Conference Keynote 2015 by Mike Montague Changing Paradigms In Education Using Your Attitude, Behavior & Technique to break through your comfort zones for greater levels of success. Watch Mike talk about how to learn and grow and effectively stretch your comfort zones to try new things and reach new heights.
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