The greatest sales pitch may only extend as far as the end of a first sale. But following up with your clients or customers could help build business relationships for the future.
Deborah Shane is a past staff writer for Small Business Trends covering marketing, branding and social media topics.
She knew early on, that she had a knack for creative writing, helping and motivating others and that she was a catalyst. she would use those qualities and more through her career and life journey.
Deborah started out as a rockin’ singer/published songwriter, teacher and award-winning broadcast radio sales professional then transitioned in 2007 out of corporate America and launched DeborahShaneToolBox. Her diverse career background combines entertainment, education, sales and media. She has performed on stage, taught in front of a classroom and won awards for her broadcast radio sales professionalism and small business content marketing.
She now guides, assists and empowers others through their career transitions, business development and professional advancement through her integrated media platforms featuring her Podcast, social media content, writing and speaking.
Her book Career Transition—Make the Shift tells her career transition story and how anyone can “move their career in the direction they want it to go. Her new book #trusthewhy – Fundamentals and Values Get You Through Any Cycle was released in early 2014.
She is very proud of being recognized for being a Top 100 Small Business Champion in 2012, Top 100 Small Business Podcast in 2013, Top Twenty Women To Follow on Twitter 2013, Top 300 out of 15K Featured Hosts on BlogTalkRadio 2013.
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