“In sales excellent listening skills are more important than nonstop talking abilities.” Simona Vzes
Explanation: In this way you will learn about the needs and desires of your target audience and your speech will be in sync with what they want to hear.
“Remember that you are selling primarily not a product or service but value as perceived by your targeted customer.” Simona Vzes
Explanation: You can hardly sell a product or service if you do not know the needs and desires of your target audience. Needs and desires of customers are often not explicit but you may want to make sure you discover these to achieve greater sales success.
“While selling be not only confident in yourself but have full confidence in what you are selling.” Simona Vzes
“Act as if people would desperately need your product or service but not as if you would desperately need them.” Simona Vzes
There are numerous marketing definitions online but the approved definition by American Marketing Association, which also incorportes all aspects of the marketing mix, is as follows: “Marketing is the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large” (AMA, 2013).
A very useful and concise article about social media marketing by North: http://www.brandchannel.com/images/papers/460_nine_ways.pdf