DAY 6: Getting Your first sale with ai
Using AI and Social Media to Get Your First Sale
0:00:00 Introduction: Understanding the concept of free and paid marketing.
0:01:07 Transitioning from free to paid traffic for consistent revenue.
0:03:32 Leveraging social media to get the first sale using AI.
0:04:18 Overcoming setbacks and challenges in the early stages of a startup.
0:06:47 Importance of understanding audience needs for effective marketing.
0:08:24 Utilizing storytelling and personalization in AI-generated content.
0:09:33 Strategic content scheduling to engage and maintain audience interest.
0:11:44 Tools for creating and optimizing social media content with AI.
0:13:36 Introduction to the topic of social media scheduling and content creation
0:14:13 Discussion on coming up with social media post topics for a travel backpack
0:15:25 Expanding on the idea of a "day in the life" of a travel backpack
0:18:04 Using Nvidia IO to generate a three-minute YouTube video concept
0:19:36 Generating a video using Nvidia IO and discussing the options
0:22:57 Uploading the video to Opus for further editing and splitting
0:24:24 Uploading the video to Munch for additional editing and captioning
0:27:14 Reviewing the clips generated by Opus and Munch for vertical video content
0:27:35 The backpack is a silent partner, offering easy access to the camera and lenses.
0:27:57 Introducing the 35 l travel backpack, your ultimate companion for adventure.
0:28:06 Export and integrate AI-generated videos with social media platforms.
0:28:45 Use Opus and Munch to create social media content videos.
0:29:18 Post content with a call to action link to drive sales.
0:30:03 Scaling your business from your first sale to higher sales volume.
Jason Drohn is the founder of DoneForYou.com, a marketing agency, and DoneWithYou.com, a digital entrepreneur accelerator. He has worked with over 1,100 companies in marketing and has extensive experience in digital marketing and AI tools.
In this riveting episode hosted by the seasoned marketer and entrepreneur, Jason Drohn, listeners are welcomed into the dynamic world of digital marketing strategies, specifically the nuances of securing that critical first sale with the aid of AI and social media platforms. Setting the scene with an engaging tone, Jason imparts his wisdom on how marketing can either be a paid avenue or a "free" one, where free still incurs a cost—time. Bridging his rich experience in the field, he unveils how traditional marketing challenges can be circumvented using modern AI technologies.
Jason delineates the free versus paid marketing dichotomy, advocating for leveraging AI to catalyze growth and initializing revenue streams. With illustrative stories from his early days of MySpace marketing and an insightful deep dive into content creation for modern platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, the episode acts as a miniature masterclass. Jason emphasizes the significance of understanding your audience, storytelling, and persistent testing to overcome marketing setbacks.
The latter part of the conversation is captured in intricate detail, where Jason demonstrates a practical use case, creating media using AI tools like ChatGPT, NVIDIA.in, and Opus. The episode progresses with Jason showcasing real-time content generation for the targeted product, a travel backpack, unfolding the process from conceptualization to completion and offering insider tricks to maximize engagement and sales.
- Free marketing costs time while paid marketing costs money but yields instant results.
- Jason Drohn advocates for using AI to create compelling social media posts and videos that will help secure those initial sales.
- Startups must understand their audience's needs and use storytelling and personalization for effective engagement.
- Content scheduling and strategizing with tools such as ChatGPT, NVIDIA.in, and Opus are crucial for maintaining audience interest and driving sales.
- Marketing efforts should be persistent, as failures and setbacks offer opportunities for learning and evolution in strategy.
"You do anything you can to get the first sale...to basically prove that the thing works."
"It's not perfect, it's never going to be perfect... just launch."
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer...to reach for the stars, to change the world." — Harriet Tubman
"None of that actually matters to the person you're getting your first sales from."
"Engagement is not about one-off actions, but an ongoing interaction with the audience."
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