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Improve lead generation with tools There have been huge improvements in lead generation tools that salespeople can use with much more efficiency. In this episode, Sean Gordon will discuss the video technology he and his team created called vidREACH and how it can be used to improve contact with prospects.

Ideas to improve lead generation

With the technology available today, people are seeing video as an effective tool to improve lead generation. Forbes projects that 80% – 85% of all content by 2022 will be sent through videos as people are turning to mobile-based apps. A 30-second video easily replaces 500-word content. 

Salespeople want a platform that allows them to stand out in their industry so they need a personalized approach to make a human connection, especially when the pandemic has made it difficult for people to gather. This human connection leads to more conversation, then appointments, and eventually, closing more deals. Regardless of the channel, you use to connect with other people, whether it be through LinkedIn, email, traditional email, messenger – you need a workflow. 

Sean’s system allows you to figure out that workflow as you send personalized messages. With Sean’s plug and play approach, you can load your contacts with their first name, last name, and email, and once that’s done, you can then create a video or an email template that can be used again.

Video to increase lead generation

Anyone can just send a video at any stage but it’s the format that matters. Remember that 

videos are more like wallpapers that are clickable, and they’re hyperlinks that allow you to pick-up thumbnails you want to go into. 

Effective Video formats

Everyone is different. There are some progressive companies. Some would use a breakup email and others go for personalized formats to give that raw and authentic feel to it. The standard best practices are some of the basics in video creation. This includes the proper lighting, the camera angle, the background, good audio, good video quality, the use of a teleprompter script, and other equipment. 

For Sean, a 30-45 seconds video is enough. The key to improve lead generation using videos isn’t the length but the message – the shorter the message, the more effective it becomes. Create your message in a way that personalizes it to the person you’re targeting so think about their industry and their challenges. 

Using Video To Improve Lead Generation” episode resources 

Connect with Sean via his LinkedIn account. You can also visit their website to get a chance to speak with him personally. 

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Donald is the host of the popular sales podcast,"The Sales Evangelist". He is the founder of The Sales Evangelist Consulting Firm where he helps small companies develop killer sales process to scale their business and increase growth.

Donald is also an award-winning speaker, sales trainer, and coach. He's a big fan of traveling, South Florida staycations and high-quality family time. Donald has a belief that “anyone” can sell if they have the desire and receives the proper training.

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