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Fri, Aug 10


Prototype Career Service

START-A-BIZ: Reaching Your Customers (marketing and sales)

Reach your customers in the best possible way! This session will teach you to understand the difference between buyers and end-users, determine your customer volume vs. retention set point, identify marketing and sales tools, create your pitch, and sell to your first customer.

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Time & Location

Aug 10, 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Prototype Career Service, 626 Armstrong Ave W, St Paul, MN 55102, USA

About the event

You may have a great idea or service, but does anyone else know that? Marketing and sales is so much more than publicizing your business – although that does matter. But first you need to define your customers and identify how to reach them with your message. In this session you’ll learn about:

-Understanding the difference between the buyer and the end-user

-Determining your customer volume-vs-retention set point

-Identifying your marketing and sales tools, including social media, referrals, leads, pricing strategies, etc.

-Creating your pitch (hint: what problem are you solving?)

-Selling to your first customer

After the 2-hour session, stay on for the one-hour lab (included in the session price) to work on your own business planning process. Bring your laptop or notebook – we’ll supply the coffee and wifi!


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