Making Things Happen

Making Things Happen

It’s been a fun morning for a social-media-loving home body like me.

I spent the first part of my day with some self-proclaimed social media newbies — at home, in my basement, with my 11 year old daughter taking drink orders at one point.

A perfect morning for me: my kids close by and happy, a cozy fire in the fireplace, talking about social media, making a difference by sharing what I know with people who were eager to learn.

We started by talking about influential people in our lives. I asked each participant to share about someone who has influenced their life — and why.

I did that to keep all of our conversation about social media in perspective.

Social media channels are platforms — tools — for connection. We make the biggest difference in and through personal relationships. People connect to people. People influence people.

I started the day talking about influence in personal relationships in the hopes that we would all remember what really matters.

People. Relationships. Connecting. That’s all.

A side note: I also love seeing the power of social media in making things happen.

During our training, I received an email from a client, one I immediately shared with the group as a lesson and evidence of the value we can find through social media.

My client, Dean Vollmar, the owner of 1stframe.com, emailed to tell me that as of 10:31 am, thanks to our social media promotion, he had already matched last year’s Black Friday sales. As of 1:13 pm, he had already doubled last year’s orders.

Isn’t that exciting?!

I love making a difference and making things happen.

Part of the Weaving Influence team with Whitney Johnson, one of our wildly successful clients.

Dean is offering 25% off all frames today at 1stframe.com. If you are looking for a creative, personalized gift, I encourage you to check out his frames. You can read about why I am so enthusiastic about Dean and invested in his success here. I want Dean — and all my clients, friends, and partners — to be WILDLY successful

 

Filed As:  relationships, sales

About Becky Robinson

I am the owner of Weaving Influence and the leader of the Weaving Influence team. We help authors and thought leaders grow their online influence. I am also a wife and mom of three daughters, and I enjoy running, reading, writing, a good cup of coffee, and dark chocolate.

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  • Really appreciate your truism on the basis of our most important connections. Without the personal contac, it’s just media.

  • That sounds like a great approach, grounding social media in a broader (and more accessible) context. Congrats to you & your client on their successful day!

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