The job of an A-Squad member is to call a library director or manager from a list we give you. You’ll talk to people in organizations who already have Tech-Talk for the staff.
You ask themif they would like to set a time to see the new features in Tech-Talk and the options they have for giving it to their patrons (or students).
YES, this is an extra money opportunity for you because we pay big commissions (for the booking, the sale, and the ongoing revenue each year when they renew).
YES, we train you, help you, tell you what to say and more.
YES, it is a part-time involvement: 2 hours per week (4 calls) or more. Your choice.
YES, we make calls in all US times zones … and later, as you feel more confident … around the world.
What Would I Do?
Choose a list of leads.
Get simple facts about the library.
Call the contact listed.
Send a follow-up email.
Document in 2 places.
How Would I Make $$?
$25 for attended demo.
$25 bonus for a new subscriber.
30% of new subscriber revenue.
15% of recurring income.
What Are the Key Metrics?
Average length of sale: 2.1 mo.
Average subscriber revenue: $712
Average percent of sales per demos: 32.6%
NOTE: These numbers can vary significantly per squad member’s level of success.
What Does It Take To Be Successful in the A-Squad?
Make one call a day, four days a week … or do them all at once.
Attention to Detail
Fully document actions in multiple places.
Cheerfully call someone you don’t know.
Be happy to share the news of Tech-Talk.
You Won't Be Selling...
… because you’re giving them something. You’re making it possible for them to see the new features in Tech-Talk (which the staff already gets) and letting them know they have options for giving it to their patrons and students.
If you’re looking at this opportunity as a way to make some extra money to pay bills, this is not it. Think of the A-Squad as more of an entrepreneurial offer … as if you were starting your own business … but with a kickstart! You need…
Starting a Business
Joining the A-Squad
Cash to invest
A product to sell
Equipment and tools
Consultants and training
Build a lead list
Sell product and close
Billing and collection processes
Time to realize a profit (1-2 years)
No cash investment required
Tech-Talk is the product
All materials you need are provided
Website provided for you
Web tools and access given to you
Training and processes included
List of leads provided, with contact info
Selling done for you
Billing/collection done for you
Time to realize a profit (1-2 months, based on how much time you invest)