Timothy Hughes: Social Selling from the Guy Who Wrote The Book!

In a world of interruption-based sales techniques, one man dared to defy the norm and discover the true power of social selling. Timothy Hughes, a seasoned sales professional, embarked on a journey that would forever change the way direct sales professionals approach their craft. His story is one of determination, passion, and an unexpected twist that nobody saw coming. Brace yourself for a tale of transformation and revelation that will leave you eager to uncover the secrets behind Timothy’s groundbreaking social selling strategies.

About Timothy Hughes:

Tim Hughes is universally recognized as the world’s leading pioneer and innovator of Social Selling. He is currently ranked Number 1 by Onalytica as the most influential social selling person in the world. In 2021, LinkedIn said he was one of the top 8 sales experts globally to follow, and Brand 24 announced recently he was the 16th most influential person in marketing globally, based on measured social media influence.

He is also Co-Founder and CEO of DLA Ignite and co-author of the bestselling books “Social Selling – Techniques to Influence Buyers and Changemakers” and “Smarketing – How To Achieve Competitive Advantage through Blended Sales and Marketing”. He has recently launched a second edition of “Social Selling – Techniques to Influence Buyers and Change Makers” which has been fully updated. All three books were published by Kogan Page.

In this episode, Jennie and Timothy discuss:

  • Personalized Connection Requests in Social Selling

Being intentional with your connection requests, highlighting mutual interests or the value you offer, is key to creating genuine relationships and significantly increases the likelihood of obtaining a positive response. 

  • Leveraging Social Media for Sales

Social media yields a powerful platform, allowing sales professionals to enhance visibility and credibility, without interrupting or hard-selling. 

  • Discovering Social Selling Strategies

Timothy Hughes employs a unique approach that involves treating social media as a platform to inspire conversations and offer valuable content, rather than just a vessel for promoting products or services. 

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Build strong relationships and establish trust with your prospects through strategic social selling strategies.
  • Leverage the power of social media to enhance your direct sales, network marketing, and MLM business and drive more sales.
  • Personalized connection requests are crucial for successful social selling – discover why and how to master this art.
  • Create valuable and insightful content that will captivate your audience and help you achieve effective social selling.
  • Learn how to leverage the information obtained through social selling to make meaningful connections and close more deals.

“In a digital world where everyone is online, being invisible is not an option. Posting on social media daily allows you to be seen, heard, and invited in by potential clients.” – Timothy Hughes


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Show Notes by Podcastologist: Hanz Jimuel Alvarez

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