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Ryan Dohrn is the creator of the 360 Ad Sales Training system and is a globally recognized media revenue consultant. Ryan actively sells print, digital, broadcast, event sponsorships, exhibit space and radio.

Putting the Human Touch Back in Sales with Media Sales Training Coach Ryan Dohrn

What's going on, friends and fans? Ryan Dohrn here, your friendly neighborhood sales coach. Let’s focus on what I like to call "sales humanity." It's a topic of conversation that I've been having with my ad sales training coaching clients and during my speaking engagements. It seems that the human…

Unlocking the Power of Email Subject Lines: Insights from Sales Training Coach Ryan Dohrn

Hey there, friends and fans. This week, let's dive into the psychology of subject lines. You're probably intrigued by this topic, and rightly so. It's become one of the most popular videos I've ever produced. I am seeing open rates of 35 to 40% and reply rates of 25 to…

Discovering Happiness: Insights for Sales, Marketing, and Life

A short time ago, I had the opportunity to share a talk titled “Discovering Happiness: Insights for Sales, Marketing, and Life,” which unexpectedly garnered attention and went viral. It chronicled my personal journey in pursuit of happiness. So, let's delve into a thought experiment. Imagine what it would be like…

3 Tweaks to Help Make Your Next Sales Call a Success

In my media sales training sessions, a recurring question emerges: "How do you manage to achieve substantial sales while juggling numerous commitments such as speaking engagements, running conferences, and maintaining a marriage of 29 years with someone while overseeing multiple businesses?" The answer, I believe, lies in becoming a time…

How to Sell Value — and Win Business

The art of successful media sales simply looks different in 2024. But it can be different in a good way if you truly understand what it is you’re selling. Consider this: there's value in every single sales interaction you attempt. You might be thinking, “Is there?” – because maybe you’re…

Creating Urgency With Your Clients

The end of 2023 is closing in fast. And as an ad salesperson who spends a lot of time in the media business and digital technology, this fact makes me pause and think: what am I going to do to get my clients and prospects to go ahead and sign…

Top Tactics For Small Business Brand-Building

As a small business owner, you understand how essential it is to create a powerful brand. A clearly defined brand will help to distinguish your business from your rivals, as well as giving your company an identity. However, with so many marketing opportunities out there, it can be difficult to…

Selling During Times of Economic Uncertainty

There’s so much going on out in the world—so much economic uncertainty and insecurity right now. So this blog is going to get you pumped up and ahead of the storm we are selling through yet again. It’s not like we haven’t been here before. Economic uncertainty means different things…

Selling During Times of Economic Uncertainty

There’s so much going on out in the world—so much economic uncertainty and insecurity right now. So this blog is going to get you pumped up and ahead of the storm we are selling through yet again. It’s not like we haven’t been here before. Economic uncertainty means different things…

Warming Up the Cold Call for Better Results

It's important to recognize that selling in a post-pandemic world or to pandemic-fatigued customers is a challenge in and of itself. Many of us are told that we have to make X number of phone calls every day to new clients. I get it. I need to do it every…