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Ryan Dohrn

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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.

10 Reasons to Open Your Ad Sales Ears and Listen

Listen more to sell more! It’s a premise that sounds so simple. And most ad salespeople will tell you they’re really good listeners. But I’ve sat in on a great number of calls in my media sales training, and I know that’s not actually the case. So let me walk…

Learn Your Sales Math or Else! VIDEO!

So you want to work smarter and not harder?  Good luck with that!  28-year sales and marketing vet Ryan Dohrn shows you how to break down your sales numbers and get realistic about what you need to do to be a success in the sales business.

The Top 20 Power Words to Use in Ad Sales

People say there’s power in the words that you use. I’d have to 1,000% agree with this. So I did a little research into the most potent power words to suggest in my media sales training. I looked for words that evoke emotion—words that show proven power in the sales…

9 Ways to Avoid the Summer Media Sales Slump

It’s that time of year when you’re looking out the window and it’s nice outside. Maybe you’ve got a pool or a garden. Or you’re in a corporate building, and you’re looking out and seeing people outside enjoying the day. It can be tempting to give in to the summer…

10 Proposal Secrets for Success

I have a number of business quotes I’ve found to be true and that I live by and share in my ad sales training. One of my favorites is, “Always be looking for repeatable patterns of sales success.” That advice most definitely applies to the art of building an ad…

2019 Niche Conference, Nashville, Ryan Dohrn ad sales training

The Niche Super Conference in Nashville was a HUGE success.  Below is a link to download all the ad sales training decks I presented.  I would love the opporunity to offer media sales training on these topics or 40 others to your team.  Please drop me an email to take the…

Control and Command Your Next Sales Conversation

As advertising sales professionals, we all recognize we’re selling in a media landscape that’s tougher than ever before. So what are we going to do to control the conversation with advertisers? How will we command that conversation? And then, ultimately, convert the conversation to a sale?

Iowa Press Foundation 2019 Ad Sales Training

Links to download slide decks from Ryan Dohrn's 2019 ad sales training presentation in Des Moines, IA.  All ad sales training materials are ©Brain Swell Media, LLC.     Click here to download the PDF from 60 Media Sales Ideas In 60 Minutes Click here to download the PDF from…

Reeling In Big Advertisers, 6 Steps to Perfect Ad Sales Prospecting

It’s incredibly tough to get meetings with potential advertisers today. Everyone in media sales knows this! So prospecting, and learning to do it well, is a critical component of ad sales training. I’ve figured out six steps to perfect prospecting that work for me. Put these into practice, and watch…