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ABOUT Jamie

Jamie Shanks is one of the world’s leading Social Selling experts. He leads the Sales for Life team as CEO. His core function is both evangelizing the social selling ecosystem as well as working with Sales for Life customers to scale social selling globally.

Since joining Sales for Life in 2012, he has personally built Social Selling solutions in nearly every industry, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations, such as ADP, Intel, Sprint, Thomson Reuters, ServiceNow, Oracle, and SAS. Before starting his first sales agency, Jamie was the Director of Sales at two SaaS software companies – Captive Channel Corp. and Firmex Inc., building their businesses from infancy to profitability.

Sales for Life is now the world’s definitive Social Selling training and coaching company. He received his MBA at the University of South Australia and his undergrad at the University of Ottawa.

EXPERTISE

> Social Selling

> Digital Selling

> Digital Transformation

> Sales & Marketing Alignment

> Sales Management

PUBLISHED WORK

"Social Selling Mastery: Scaling Up Your Sales and Marketing Machine for the Digital Buyer," (Best-Selling Book) Wiley, August 2016

VIDEO: "Optimizing LinkedIn Profiles From The Buyer's Perspective," Thomson Reuters Sales Kickoff, 2014

VIDEO: "5 Fundamentals of Measuring Social Selling in Your CRM and Marketing Automation," Dreamforce, 2016

BLOG: "I Tested Which InMails Got The Best Response Rates – Here Are The Results," The Social Selling Blog, 2017

 

EDUCATION

University of South AustraliaMBA, International Marketing

University of OttawaB. Commerce, Marketing

 

 

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Top Resources

Report: Social Selling Trends in 2017

A comprehensive study on the process, tactics and results that sales organizations experience with social selling. Read more

eBook: The Definitive Guide to Social Selling for Leaders

Everything you need to know about social selling—from getting started and the roles involved, to implementation and measuring success.Read more

Executive Webinar: How To Successfully Implement A Social Selling Program

In this webinar, you will learn proven strategies for success and lessons learned from implementing a social selling program. Read more

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