In this episode we speak with Janelle Shinners, Business Strategy Director at Ikon Communications. We unpack the vital role of audience insights within the media sales process; outline the difference between data, observations and true insight; and also discuss how a quality insight can assist a media salesperson to formulate and validate a solution. Finally, Janelle provides suggestions for instantly applicable techniques that can support the generation of better insights; even with scarce resources.
Alex Whitlock, Director of Momentum Media joins us once again. In this episode we discuss the importance setting the agenda in a client meeting, lining up the opportunity and ensuring that every client meeting result in a qualified commitment to seriously consider an opportunity.
In this episode we speak with Steve Smith, co-founder and Director of Entertainment Strategy Group, an international media and entertainment consultancy. Steve draws upon his extensive international leadership experience and provides examples of best practice from his previous position as Chief Operating Officer of the Arabian Radio Network; one of the leading broadcast and digital media companies in the Middle East. Ultimately this episode equips media salespeople with techniques to quickly familiarise themselves with their product mix so they can represent it in market with clarity and confidence.
In this week’s episode we speak with Alex Whitlock, Director of Momentum Media and host of the Killer Media Sales Podcast. Alex takes us through the fundamentals of good client prospecting, how much preparation is required before each phone call and ultimately what the Media Sales Masters do differently.
In this episode we talk with Kelly Healy, General Manager of Agency Sales at News Corp QLD around the reality of a career in Media Sales. We discuss the inevitable challenges that people encounter in their first 5 years, what to do in moments of stress and pressure and ultimately why it’s worth sticking it out over the long term.