Secrets Of Online Persusuasion: The New Media Revolution

A few years ago, Coach Deb and JP Micek teamed up to produce a book called Secrets of Online Persuasion.  Here is an excerpt for your enjoyment……

The New Media Revolution

The tidal wave of cultural transformation is not coming. It has already hit.

“They are the gatekeepers. They are guarding all the doors and they are holding all the keys, which means that sooner or later someone is going to have to fight them.

I won’t lie to you Neo. Every single man or woman who has stood their ground, everyone who has fought an agent has died. But where they have failed, you will succeed.

I’ve seen an agent punch through a concrete wall; men have emptied entire clips at them and hit nothing but air. Yet their strength and their power is still based in a world that is built on rules. Because of that they will never be as strong or as fast as you can be.”

- Morpheus to Neo in the movie, The Matrix

Most people are missing it, and that’s good … for you. Because now, with the help of what we’ll be sharing with you in this book, you’ll see opportunities where your competitors and peers feel confusion and frustration.

What’s the mistake?  What are people missing?  It’s the tidal wave of cultural transformation that’s sweeping the modern marketplace – a revolution that’s happening offline, online, and everywhere in between.

It’s easy to miss.  Since this reformation of the marketplace is being powered by the New Media, it looks like it’s all about technology. And that intimidates most people. But don’t allow yourself to be fooled. It’s not about the Internet, blogs, iPods, or any other cool new tool on its own.

People, participation and persuasion are generating the Revolution.

That’s so important to your business success in the marketplace of the new millennium that it bears repeating. The New Media Revolution is about people, participation, and persuasion.

Grasp this one concept and you’ll quickly leapfrog your competitors to lead your niche in marketing, buzz, and branding.

As Seth Godin first forecasted in his 1999 book, Permission Marketing , traditional advertising and marketing through interruption is dead.  Today, despite the companies large and small who still blindly stumble along, following habitual patterns of the past, the new millennium consumer has proved Seth’s forecast to be true.

Will you follow in those same old footsteps until the reality of failure hits you? Or will you ignore the lie that others are telling themselves and profit from this exciting new marketplace?

Secrets of Online Persuasion: Captivating the Hearts, Minds and Pocketbooks of Thousands Using Blogs, Podcasts and Other New Media Marketing Tools. Get it Now!

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Entrepreneur / Speaker / RaceCar Driver

Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.


Mike Filsaime releases Twitter Game Changer: TweetGlide

Game changing video interview on the new Twitter App going LIVE today with Mike Filsaime and Deborah Micek about “TweetGlide” in this post below.

Are you currently using TweetDeck, Twhirl or other Twitter management App to organize your followers, friends, influencers and clients? If so, you’ll love what Mike Filsaime just released today: TweetGlide which will not only replace these other application tools, but it’ll take it to the next level. (See video interview below as Coach Deb interviews Mike Filsaime about what makes TweetGlide different, unique and better than TweetDeck.)

Let’s just say, if you’re a business owner or marketer who is on Twitter in order to market your business, product or service, then you’ll fall in love with TweetGlide the way I did once I got to the bottom of what it really does.

TweetGlide is a Game Changer for Twitter. Watch this two part video interview with Mike Filsaime and judge for yourself… (Then pass it on – your followers will love you for it!)

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Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.


Are You to Blame for the “Bad Customer”?

A friend sent me a Tweet with a video that — if you are a marketer, business owner or sales pro — you absolutely MUST watch. Yes it’s funny. Because, as with all good humor; it’s based on the truth. But you’ll also cringe as you watch it because if you’ve been in business for even a few months; I guarantee you’ve met bad customers something like this.

Watch the video now, and then I’ve got one of the most critical questions you need to ask yourself if you want your business to be a source of pleasure instead of constant pain.

Ok, so pretty funny huh?! And it probably had you squirming in your seat too, right? If you’re like me, you were probably wanted to yell, “Bad customer! Bad, bad customer!”

But think about this; who created this type of customer? Like poorly trained dogs that the infamous “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan deals with; the problem is not with the dogs, but with the owners.

Customers, consumers, clients…. whatever label you want to apply — they are being trained by their “owners.” And in this fantastical metaphor, their “owners” are, well — YOU!

Maybe not you personally. I know you probably hate this type of prospect or customer. But the fact is they didn’t

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Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.


The Pregnant Question to Birth More Sales in a Down Economy

the pregnant question - how to market in a down economyI’m about to share some extremely valuable information related to making more money and gaining more market share in a down economy. It is worth thousands to some, millions to others. Whether you see it as a rescue, revival or re invention – it will quietly revolutionize the way you market and sell. Please grab a pen and paper, and prepare to THINK through this for yourself when you’re done reading.

In every industry there is something called “the MUST buyer.” These are the ideal group to focus on in your niche because they have outside forces beyond their control literally or figuratively “forcing” them to take action… no matter whether the economy is up or down.

Good real estate agents will recognize the MUST buyer immediately. For example, there’s the professional who MUST relocate for a job. The family that MUST relocate due to kids needing to attend school in a particular district. The baby boomers who need a larger home to care for or to move close to an ailing relative. For Real Estate investors; it’s 1031 Exchangers who MUST buy another property within six-months of sale or face getting nailed with deferred taxes.

In health-and-fitness there are people with Diabetes, heart disease, or other ailments who MUST change their diet and exercise habits or die — literally. On the lighter, but no less urgent side, is the bride who MUST fit into that “dream dress” for the “big day.”

In investing there are people who MUST find a new way to invest for higher returns because, like or it or not, their kids are going to college in 3-years. It’s the retired person who MUST change their investment vehicles to protect their wealth. These are people who MUST act now, no matter what the economy is doing.

If you sell travel-related services, jewelry or any other “gift related” product or service there are dates that people MUST adhere to (or face the wrath of their spouse.) For example; there’s the wedding engagement and honeymoon. There’s the 1st, 10th, 25th and 50th wedding anniversaries that MUST be celebrated. Each with an escalating level of investment in both dollars and thought because they happen only once.

In all cases the MUST buyer has less of a concern on cost, and more concern about getting their issue solved right now!

The pregnant question…

No matter what industry, niche or area of expertise you live in; you have MUST buyers waiting for you (or anyone) to speak directly to them. Your competitors are highly unlikely reach out to them. What are you doing to find, woo and wow the MUST buyers in your Tribe?

Yes its going to take more work, more time and maybe even more of an investment to find your MUST buyers. But they are worth a lot more to your bottom line, so you can afford to (and should be willing to,) invest more time/money/effort in identifying them.

So the pregnant question is — who are the MUST buyers in YOUR Tribe? The more precise your answer, the better shot you have at finding, wooing and wowing them. If you’ve invested in the Marketing-for-Life program, be sure to add these to your Loyals Profiles in your Persuasive Selling Platform™. ;-)

The great thing about this is your competitors are sure to ignore this strategy; and even if they see you doing it, choose to ignore it because they’re too lazy, ignorant or stuck in the economy of the last 20-years to put in the extra effort copying you. You can choose to live like it’s the fat and sassy years of free-flowing credit and fictitious wealth… or start working by the rules of the New Economy. Which will you choose?

What are your thoughts?

Leave your thoughts in some graffiti down in the comment area below. ;-)

John-Paul Micek is a co-founder of the entreprenuerial development company RPM Success Group® Inc. He and his partner Deborah Micek are authors of the hit book Secrets Of Online Persuasion, and creators of the BLOG i360™ New Media Marketing Hub Site Software.

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Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.


The Path To Success Starts Here!

There’s a whole new way to do business today and it requires a whole new approach.  The new way of marketing and selling is heavily reliant on New Media and Social Media.  With your BLOG i360 Hub Site, you have an advantage and are already riding the wave of New Media.  But there’s something else that’s required to succeed. 

If you’re going to market in today’s marketplace, you have to be different. 

And if you’re going to sell in today’s marketplace, you have to be yourself.

It comes down to: people buy who you are before they buy what you’re selling.  That’s true in every aspect of life, but it’s especially true in business.

Paul Harvey, the most famous and engaging radio personality in the United States, summed it up best: Selling is simple if it’s preceded by trust.

That sums up the whole art of marketing and selling.

These are just some of the gems that were shared in the first 20 minutes of last week’s marathon (and by marathon, I mean 2 hours!) Tribal Seduction preview call.

Tribal Seduction Marketing For Life Part I:

Coach Deb updates friends and followers on their move to California and shares a special bonus available to the first five new members of the Tribal Seduction Tribe.

JP Micek outlines the key to success in the New Media Marketplace.

Tribal Seduction Marketing For Life Part II:

JP discusses the importance of leading a tribe and the path to success.  Lisa Hyatt shares how Tribal Seduction helped her find a marketing model that fit for her.

Tribal Seduction Marketing For Life Part III:

Scott Tousignant shares the impact Tribal Seduction has had on his business and life!

Tribal Seduction Marketing For Life Part IV:

James Wedmore talks about how to overcome fear in being yourself.

This Just In: We had so much interest in our call last week that we’ll be hosting another LIVE tribal seduction call next week.  Be sure to save the date:

ON:    Wednesday, June 10th / Thursday, June 11th (in Australia)
AT:    7pm ET US / 10am NSW / 9am QLD / 4pm PT / 1pm HI

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Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.


Tribal Seduction is Bringing the SEXy Back To Marketing

I have a confession to make: I’m on a personal mission to bring SEXy back to marketing.  No, no, no, not the bleached blondes in swimsuits beer commercial kind of sexy marketing but the Seductive Engaging eXpression of Your image and brand kinda SEXy.

Think about it – what is Seduction?  It’s a mutually beneficial exchange between two people who find each other attractive. Attraction is sexy.  How?  Because to attract someone you have to get their attention. Seduction is a GREAT way to not only grab someone’s attention – but capture it for life.

Applying seduction to your marketing is the hottest way to market in this new media marketplace.  Long before someone buys what you sell, they buy who YOU are.  If you can create a compelling, attractive and engaging online persona, you’ll connect with Your Tribe.

Engage – Connect – Convert

That’s the cornerstone of marketing in the new millennium. Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn are the tools that allow you to engage a tribe of like-minded followers.

Tribal Seduction is the ace up your sleeve… your secret, persuasive platform that will enable you to lead your tribe.

Sound intriguing? Be sure to join Coach Deb next Thursday for a special teleclass for Tribal Seduction members. (Who are Tribal Seduction Members? The ones who are subscribed to this blog.)

TOPIC: Tribal Seduction – The Hottest Way To Market

ON:    Thursday, May 28th / Friday, May 29th (in Australia)
AT:    7pm ET US / 10am NSW / 9am QLD / 4pm PT / 1pm HI

You do NOT want to miss this call – Coach Deb & JP will be announcing a HUGE Moving Sale promotion exclusively for members of their Tribe. (They’re giving away over $2,000 on this call!)

Stay tuned!  Sign up below to get more info.

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Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.


The ONE THING That Matters Most When Selling

Selling more, personal brand, persuasive selling platformOn February 28, 2009 an American icon passed away. He left us with years of his wit and wisdom, but his most important lesson for business owners was hidden behind the veil of the new style of radio program he created.

This sales-boosting and brand-building secret was summed up in one simple statement. And in that statement is all you need to be focused on ALL day, EVERY day to sell and grow your business most effectively.

First… the man behind the wisdom

I’ll share the statement in a moment, but to fully appreciate and apply it you first need to know a little more about the man behind the wisdom.

The man was Paul Harvey, host of the famous “The Rest of the Story” radio show. With the unique format of his radio show, Paul entertained AND sold like none before. He had a strategy and system that perfectly complimented his “folksy” personal brand.

He was known for the catch phrase he used at the beginning of his programs,”Hello Americans, I’m Paul Harvey. You know what the news is, in a minute, you’re going to hear … the rest of the story.” The last item of his broadcast, which was often a funny story, would usually be preceded by “For what it’s worth.” And he always ended, “Paul Harvey … Good day.”

At the time of his death he was arguably the most famous radio personality in America with his show syndicated on over 1,200 stations. And right up until his death he was still doing his show and selling products… and even vaulting unknown brands into national prominence. (Think Bose)

Paul Harvey’s career was not without controversy though. He publicly took strong political positions, advocated for the Vietnam War, and was fiercely critical of political and other public figures.

The strategies

Yes, as you see — Paul Harvey practiced all the elements of Tribal Seduction:

A strategy and system built around his Personal Brand (Persuasive Selling Platform)

  • He was transparent letting his persona and personal views shine through without shame (invaluable to gathering a tribe of true Loyals)
  • Paul chose (and stuck with) the communication channel that best suited his Persuasive Selling Platform
  • He chose the communication channel that provided the best access to his Tribe (primarily Baby Boomers and older)

The “ONE THING”

But what’s that one statement that encapsulates all you need to be focused on ALL day, EVERY day to market most effectively?

It comes from

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Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.


Online Video Or Bust: Reality Mastermind Guys Share Their Tips with Coach Deb

Online video is the #1 strategy you must incorporate into your New Media Matrix.  If you’re not posting your own online videos to your blog, you’re missing out on one of the best ways of creating meaningful connections with your tribe.

If you’re not a member of this Tribal Seduction Tribe, you may have missed the LIVE show Coach Deb was on last week talking about Online Video and getting the Reality Mastermind Guyz to share their best tips for online video. But you can catch the first 30 minutes of the show right here:

Please forgive the poor sound quality in the beginning.

We received feedback that our voices couldn’t be heard and we adjusted the mic accordingly. Well, apparently people were able to hear the star, James Wedmore speak. As for “the others” well, we were mere pawns on his show anyway. (I think he set it up so this would be the result :)

Ustream was a wee bit glitchy for this LIVE video show. :( BUT this goes to prove the power of video. The number of participants only continued to GROW by the minute, despite our voices coming in and out.

Lesson of this “poor video quality”? Just DO It!

And as David Grau pointed out, “Just Keep Swimming” is the other hidden lesson in this video. (Hidden because you could probably barely hear him! Thank goodness for the clever post it notes! Sexy visual, wouldn’t cha’ say?)


Deborah Micek is a co-founder of the international business coaching company RPM Success Group ® Inc. She and her partner John Paul are authors of the hit book Secrets Of Online Persuasion. They are creators of the ONLY Web site system to put New Media to work marketing FOR you — BLOG i360™. Also known as “The Twitter Queen” she co-authored the first published book on Twitter, available now in bookstores everywhere: “Twitter Revolution” Grab your copy now on Amazon and get the edge on the hottest social network!

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Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.


Free Tribal Marketing Playbook Added. Did You Get Your Copy?

Tribal Marketing Playbook - how to influence, persuade and market online with new media and off-lineWe recently added a free bonus download for new subscribers to the Seducer’s Journal here at TribalSeduction.com — the Tribal Marketing Playbook We sent a download link to all current subscribers last week, but if you missed that email we’ll be resending that in a follow-up email later today — so keep an eye out for it.

In the Tribal Marketing Playbook you’ll learn:

  • What the Tribal Marketing construct is
  • Why seeing your target audience just as one Tribe will short-change your results
  • How to use the Tribal Marketing Power Matrix to leverage your time for bigger returns with less effort
  • How using only the "obvious" approach to marketing to a Tribe can cost you more time, effort and money than the Tribal Marketing Influence Pathway
  • Why the Influence Ladder is your key to high-leverage persuasion (online or off-line)
  • And lots of interactive strategy sheets to put ideas you get into action. (Why it’s called a "Playbook" Wink)

You definitely want to grab this Playbook and devour every page as quickly as possible. It will open your eyes to an entire new way of marketing and growing business. One that’s more fun and profitable!

So as a current subscriber to watch for your direct email later today. And if you like what your Tribal Marketing Playbook does to expand possibilities for you and give you new actionable ideas for marketing your business, please invite your friends to subscribe to the Seducer’s Journal.

If you’re not yet a subscriber to The Seducer’s Journal, you can grab a free 6-month subscription by registering at the top of the left-hand sidebar, or on the home page.

Enjoy!

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Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.


Is The Sick Sense Scaring Off Your Profits?

Today’s marketplace is a radically new world for sales professionals. Making sales requires a different vision and marketing mindset. New Media has created a whole new paradigm in the world of marketing and social media. If you can embrace it – there’s hope for you and your business.

But some, I fear, have been inflicted by the “Sick Sense” and are suffering as a result.

It doesn’t matter whether you do business online or off-line, the old-school style of interruption marketing (molestation) will not be tolerated. At least not by me. Will you tolerate it?

Have you ever noticed how some sales people (network marketers more often than not) suffer from the Sick Sense? Instead of seeing dead people (like Haley Joel Osment did in the movie Sixth Sense with Bruce Willis), they see something very similar. This illness immediately kills their chances of increasing their profits or gaining more clients.

I share what they see in this video. Let me know if you’ve ever come across people like this – so I know I’m not alone in my frustrations.

Watch to see if you’re been afflicted with the Sick Sense from past old-school marketing training, and learn the cure.

Then answer the question that will determine how much success you achieve in today’s New Media Marketplace — What do you see when you look across today’s marketplace?

The Sick Sense is a horror story you don’t want to live with.

@CoachDeb


Deborah Micek is a co-founder of the international business coaching company RPM Success Group ® Inc. She and her partner John Paul are authors of the hit book Secrets Of Online Persuasion and creators of the BLOG i360™ New Media Marketing system.
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Deborah Cole is founder of RPM Success Group ® Inc, the leader in Social Media software, training and consulting for maximizing small business profits. Coach Deb authored the best-selling books "Secrets Of Online Persuasion" and the 1st book published on Twitter, in 2008: "Twitter Revolution" Visit her NEW Blog CoachDeb.TV to see the latest videos on Social Media Marketing.

Want to attract more customers for your business? Find out how to do it now with your FREE "FLIGHT PLAN" at QuanSite.com, the world's leading New Media online marketing software.