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No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing
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No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing
No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing

No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing

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The No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing

To avoid grabbing every business owner he meets by the shoulders and shaking them, millionaire maker Dan S. Kennedy has joined with marketing strategist Kim Walsh-Phillips to help business owners, private practice professionals, and professional marketers make dollars and cents of their social media marketing.

Kennedy and Walsh-Phillips dare you to stop accepting non-monetizable “likes” and “shares” as a return on your time, money, and energy, and see social platforms for what they are—another channel to reach customers and gain leads and sales. Case studies and examples illustrate practical strategies for applying the same direct-response marketing rules Kennedy has found effective in all other mediums.

This book covers how to:

  • Stop being a wimp and make the switch from a passive content presence into an active conversion tool
  • Become a lead magnet by setting up social media profiles that focus on the needs of ideal prospects (not the product or service)
  • Create raving fans that introduce you to their networks
  • Move cold social media traffic into customers
  • Leverage social media advertising to drive sales

About The Author[ RETURN TO TOP ]

Dan S. Kennedy is a multi-millionaire serial entrepreneur with past and present interests in diverse businesses; a strategic advisor, marketing consultant and coach with a cadre of private clients ranging from exceptionally ambitious entrepreneurs to the CEO’s of companies as large as $1.5-Billion; one of the highest paid direct-response copywriters in the world; a popular professional speaker and seminar leader; and a prolific author. Kim Walsh-Phillips is the CEO of Elite Digital Group, a direct-response digital agency. She is an award-winning speaker, blogger, podcaster, author, and strategist.

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By Kat S on 23 Nov 2016
"Tons of useful information in this book! Dan & Kim share their knowledge of the do's and don'ts of leveraging social media marketing for your business. Their book is insightful and contains a wealth of valuable information, especially in today's world where social media is so prevalent in our daily lives. Dan and Kim provide a realistic guide for using social media to drive your sales force and get results!"


By R. Price on 09 May 2016
"Stop Wasting Time and Start Getting Business Results!! As usual, Dan Kennedy is spot-on! Use social media as a tool to achieve measurable, monetizable business results instead of simply wasting time gathering 'Likes'."


By John B on 15 Jan 2016
"This is a great and highly informative book on the use of direct-response marketing and how to better convert your leads into sales. It is after all the ultimate aim of businesses when they set out on a social media marketing campaign. The book describes the failings and many mistakes that the majority of businesses make and which causes them to fall short of the sales they hope to achieve from a well planned marketing campaign.

In the book you will find truly workable and the proper methods and techniques to use when employing direct-response marketing tactics, and the book also contains examples and pictorials of successful marketing posts, especially using Facebook, and interviews with leading marketers in their fields."


It's one thing to use social media to try to gain followers and get your name out there; it's a totally different game to use proven direct response marketing principles to drive more leads and profits. This book delivers the keys to selling directly to cold traffic on social media, increasing your lead flow and opt-ins, to creating celebrity status online. Whatever measurable result you're after with social media, there are step-by-step strategies and simple, effective techniques in this book that will speed up the time it takes for you to get there and save you from frustration.
—Josh Polish, founder of Genius Network

This is the best book in the market today to drive sales to your business through social media marketing. It shows you how much more money you could be making every day.
—Brian Tracy, author of The Psychology of Selling

Forget about highlighting text or dog-earing pages ... I actually ripped several pages right out of the book and taped them on my office wall for easy reference. I was just thumbing through at first and found a Facebook tactic that I used on my own group page and got massive engagement within the hour. Crazy! This is absolutely the best social media marketing book available.
—Kevin Kruse, New York Times bestselling author and founder of The Kruse Group

Doubters Beware! Grizzled, head-in-the-sand marketers take note. Those who believe “clicks” are marketing, awaken! Yes, you must measure effectiveness of your campaigns. Yes, you want a highly leveraged ROI. And, yes, most firms have not yet figured out how to monetize internet-based marketing. That was me. But it doesn't have to be you. Each chapter reveals solutions to help you implement a profitable social media marketing strategy
—Larry V. Parman, former Secretary of Commerce for the State of Oklahoma, author of Above the Fray: Leading Yourself, Your Business and Others During Turbulent Times

As the CEO of a company that lives and breathes automation, I can say with certainty that the everyday entrepreneur should get their hands on No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing. Kim does a great job laying out the tools, templates, and resources you need to create high social media ROI. Dan’s commentary focuses on creating, tracking, and monitoring those social media posts which align with his focus on direct-response marketing. All in all, if you are looking to grow your business using social media make this book your guide.
—Clate Mask, CEO and co-founder of Infusionsoft

If you want to understand how to move people to action with social media, dig into this book.
—Michael A. Stelzner, founder of Social Media Examiner

This book puts the “direct” in “direct response” with clear, candid, practical advice for anyone trying to rise above the avalanche of social media outreach. Their emphasis on results—meaning revenue, not awareness—is honest and a refreshing reminder how to allocate our time and resources most efficiently.
—Nell Minnow, author, columnist, movie critic for Beliefnet, and founder of Miniver Press

Social media can be a gigantic waste of time and energy or a seriously smart investment for your business. If you want to know the ROI-based way of doing it right read this book.
—Yanik Silver, founder Maverick1000 and author of Maverick Startup

FINALLY, a book that cuts through the social media BS and teaches the real secrets for turning leads into new and repeat business. If you're ready to super-charge your business with social media, then read and absorb the strategies from Kim Walsh-Phillips and Dan Kennedy. It will change your business.
—James Malinchak, featured on ABC’s Secret Millionaire, founder of “Big Money Speaker® Coach Boot Camp”

A lot has been written about leveraging social media and we have been conditioned to believe it’s easy, and it just happens. I haven’t found a book that clearly tells you how to leverage social media to generate leads—until now. Dan and Kim show you how to get a strong ROI, increased sales, and explain why you shouldn’t worry about metrics that don’t matter: “likes” and “comments.”
—David H. Mattson, CEO and president of Sandler Training

This book is so valuable that I’ve handed it to my staff to implement its techniques. Kim and Dan lay out exact methods with case studies on how they got the results, which are so often held close to the chest of marketers. They teach you how to convert cold leads to paying customers, and the exact metrics of options and lifetime value of a customer.
—Dr. Jeremy Weisz, founder of InspiredInsider

I'm usually a speed reader who can finish a book in a couple hours, but this book is so helpful that I savored it and read it slowly. I freakin' love how Dan puts down social media because he's voicing the issues that kept me from buying ads there. And I learned a lot from seeing how Kim's process can lead to the measurable results that Dan demands.
—Andrew Warner, founder of

Social media marketing takes paramount importance in any business that seeks to grow. This book is loaded with ideas and strategies to help you grow an extraordinary enterprise.
—Dr. Nido R. Qubein, president of High Point University

If you are an entrepreneur or marketer, I highly recommend you get this book. After reading, and more importantly, applying direct-response marketing principles to your social media presence, you will be ahead of 99% of the marketers out there.
—Scott Duffy, founder and CEO of Content.Market

Walsh-Phillips and Kennedy deliver everything you need to accelerate your business’ growth online without any extraneous fluff. In hard-hitting bullets, two masters arm you with actionable tactics you will benefit from immediately. I’m personally starting to implement their strategies and will be advising my clients to do the same.
—Kaihan Krippendorff, CEO of Outthinker LLC, author of Outthink the Competition

If you want to grow your company with social media, you must read this book. I’ve read and reviewed a lot of business books. There’s so much fluff out there. Not this book. Dan and Kim go into detail with specific business building strategies for a return on your time and money.
—Clayton Morris, co-host of FOX & Friends, founder of ReadQuick App

Every time you communicate, you are either adding value or taking up space. No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing teaches marketers how to cater messages for their audience. Dan and Kim’s combination of direct marketing principles and social media know-how make it easy for business owners to target their audience and stand out from competitors.
—Sally Hogshead, New York Times bestselling author and creator of the Fascination Advantage® Assessment

If you want success and a life of purpose, you can’t let fear and doubt bring you down. Read this book to empower you to own the social media space and let your light shine to those who desperately need to hear your message.
—Marshawn Evans Daniels, attorney, author, and speaker, Miss America and NBC’s The Apprentice finalist

A lot of time and money is wasted on social media marketing. Many so-called "experts" expound theories and strategies that simply don't work. In direct contrast, this book details how to take Dan Kennedy-style direct response marketing and apply it to social media to ensure real results. If you are going to use social media marketing for your business, arm yourself with this book by Kennedy and Walsh-Phillips.
—Rich Schefren, founder of Strategic Profits

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