What I want life to be - A personal note!

We should be constantly being hammered out into a better version of ourselves and so I layout a few for myself…

Read More
What 4 billionaires have in common...

I put together some information to help you collect your customers information because data is key to increasing sales… I’m VERY passionate about working what you already have!

Read More
How Your Local Business Can Compete With The Big Guys...

I want local businesses to know they CAN be big and can compete with the big guys, they just have to think about it from this angle... (check this post out now) 

Read More
How to sell more roofing jobs this spring...

Every year you need to book more roofing jobs, every year you want to do more, and make more money. It does not take much to get an advantage over your competition. In this blog I lay out how you can sell more roofing jobs this spring…

Read More
Brenden ValksBooth & Vanguardroof, roofer, roofs, how to increase sales for roofers, roofing, roofing sales, roof sales, shingles, shingle slaes, how to sell more roofing jobs, how to sell more roofing jobs this spring, brenden, brenden valks, Brenden Valks The Gentleman, brenden valks the gentleman your sales guy, your sales guy, brenden valks your sales guy, sales, increase revenue, increase sales, boothvangurard, boothandvanguard, booth and vanguard, booth & Vanguard, increase your roofing companies sales, increase a roofing companies sales, faceboo, facebook, facebook advertising, instagram, instagram advertising, business, business strategy, more roofing jobs this year, residential roofers, residential roofing, commercial roofers, commbercial roofing, advertising, marketing, targeted advertising, targeted ads, targeted facebook advertising, targeted instagram advertising, geo fencing, geographic areas, ads, customer, customer personas, location based marketing, kpis, kpi, tracking results, measuring results, mailchimp, leadpages, getresponse, adespresso, existing customers, new customers, new business, CRM, customer database, hubspot, sales domination system, product, call list, calling, cold calling, coldcalling, obusiness, business success, bvthegentleman, free inspection, script, scripting, cold call script, lists, who do you know, roof inspection, new roof, patch your roof, crazy call, crazycall, cellphone, dialer, cell phone, door to door, door 2 door, door2door, sales team, more business, scripts, call scropt, call script, door 2 door script, door to door script, book appointments, blue collar, blue collar sales, blue collar workers, trades, make more sales in tradesComment
How to write a cold call script...

I talk to a lot of people and a lot of businesses who need to prospect for new business and need to nail down what it is they do to HELP other people and other businesses. In today’s post here is the FRAME of a cold call script that I promise will help increase your sales…!

Read More
CRM - It's like finding money in your couch

Increasing sales is important to every business but did you know you have sales and warm leads hiding in your customer data? Whether you have a Customer Relationship Management System (CRM), or you have a simple excel sheet, I show you how to make sales this week…

Read More
#1 way business owners and managers can increase revenue quickly (hint - it's sales..sort of)

Being creative in your thinking, looking at sales different and be willing to try things can help business owners and managers increase their sales this week…

Read More
Brenden Valksbusiness, profit, loss, profit and loss, p&l, business owners, managers, increase sales, increase sales quickly, increase revenue, increase revenue quickly, sales, marketing, business development, for the love of sales, building a house, empty plot of land, finishing touches, daily progress, satisfaction, job well done, see progress, think about sales, how you should think about sales, cold calls, cold calling, warm leads, contract, job, book jobs, new business, measure success, built a business, small business, medium business, employees, management, give up control, big picture, business owner, passion, passion for business, skin in the game, nimble in business, start increasing revenue, add on, add on sale, second sale, 2nd sale, new product, new products, industry examples, start implementing, product, products, pick your product, coach your team, low cost, plan it out, business planning, business plan, multiple products, up-sell, upsell, training, staff training, sales training, increasing sales, sales scripts, customer service scripts, role playing, your business, team meetings, shift meeting, morning meeting, sales meeting, rally the troops, mission focused, pump up your staff, look at your metrics, business metrics, sales metrics, units sold, number of sales, follow up, over performing, under performing, competition, incentives, add incentives, employee engagement, customer service, customer satisfaction, sales revenue, win-win, specific examples, gas station, how to increase gas station revenue, gas jockey, inside staff, oil, gas, gas sales, oil sales, coffee, chocolate bars, breakfast item, add to every purchase, convenience stores, increase sales at your convenience store, popcorn tube, heating, cooling, heating and cooling business, furnace filters, upsell furnace filters, up-sell furnace filters, free furnace inspection, how to do a free furnace inspection, plumbers, how to increase sales as a plumber, sell garburators, roofer, how to increase sales for roofers, patching roves, bundle of shingles, homeowners, upsell homeowners, up-sell homeowners, financial advisors, how to increase sales as a financial advisor, save people time, sell time, buy time, financial planning, budgeting, teach budgeting, organize bills, enrich your customers lives, restaurants, how to increase restaurant sales, loyal fans, loyal customers, home town favourite, national chain, upsell dessert, up-sell dessertComment
Bring The Personality!

Part of your 2019 Marketing and Advertising SHOULD have a crazy amount of content. I wrote this short article as a quick guide to get you started. It’s all about bringing the personality!

Read More
Brenden Valksbring the personality, personality, conversation, friends, work, content, put out content, content creation, quality, quality content, let your personality come thru, think about content, content strategy, hire a professional, put a script together, scripting, get it right, doing it right, worry about time, worry about money, don't have time, don't have money, how will it look to others, news flash, no one is putting out content consistently, put out content consistently, vlog, charisma, something interesting to say, sound familiar, just put it out, be relatable, relate to your message, relate to you, relate to your personality, do business, business, who will want to do business with you, talking to the internet, build a brand, brand building, building a brand, build a business, build a personal brand, personal brand, tell the world who you are, get personal, let your personality shine through, don't be vanilla, you won't be vanilla, you will build an audience that cares, build an audience, audience that cares, audience of fans, audience of fans that resonate with your message, customers that resonate with your brand, don't be like everyone else, time, putting content out does not have to take a long time, doing short videos, short posts, doing short posts, money, putting out content does not have to cost you anything, professional photographer, professional videographer, video marketing, photo marketing, just get started, get started, value in hiring a professional, do amazing work, recommend the right people, get recommendations, get the right reccomendations, get the right recommendations, blog, make content, social media, social media content, 2019 goals, goals for 2019, content goals for 2019, take your own advice, listen to your gut, year of content, the year of content, 2019 the year of content, brenden, brenden valks, Brenden, Brenden Valks, The Gentleman, the gentleman, Brenden Valks The Gentleman, brenden valks the gentleman, boothvanguard, booth & vanguard, Booth & Vanguard, steinbach, Steinbach, Steinbach manitoba, steinbach manitoba, Southeast MB, Southeast Manitoba, steinbach business, winnipeg business, manitoba businessComment
How to increase your sales without spending money!

If you want to increase your sales without spending even more money on marketing and advertising, this is how you do it! No magic sauce, no silver bullets just a little hard work and elbow grease...

Read More
Marketing is not always the answer (you might have a people problem)

You just get out of a budget meeting and you can't believe how much you spend on Marketing and Advertising, each quarter you have these meetings the amount seems to just go up... Maybe you have a people problem, or tools, or... Find out!

Read More
Booth & Vanguard, Sales, business, business growth, growing your businessBrenden Valksmarketing, marketing is not always the answer, people problems, advertising, marketing and advertising, marketing spend, advertising spend, ROI, return on investment, marketing initiatives, invest in, marketing dollars, track the metrics, not tracking the metrics, sales team, admin team, customers, customer foot traffic, foot traffic, marketing budget meeting, budget meeting, new business, resell clients, find new business, upsell, second sale, your people don't want to call, my people don't want to call, active prospecting, don't like active prospecting, incentivise your people, managers, business owners, sales and marketing, acquire customers, customer acquisition, it's costing more to acquire customers, retention programs, loyalty programs, bare minimum, lower your marketing and advertising spend, lower your marketing spend, lower your advertising spend, reduce your cost to acquire new customers, retain existing customers, compensation package, do you have the right tools, get the right tools to be successful, great place to work, hold people accountable, track and measure, bring more business in, repeat business, commission, bonuses, get the right people to work for you, measure who's working, success, small tweaks to your processes, add new tools, implement new tools, CRM, customer relationship management, call software, lead scoring, deal forcasting, what are you using?, a great place to work, grow your business, day to day operations, good culture, foster people, fun place to work, boost productivity, boost creativity, personnel decisions, investment decisions, growth decisions, tweak day to day operations, brenden, brenden valks, Brenden Valks The Gentleman, the gentleman, passionate content creator, content creator, salesman, helped companies, brenden helps companies, increase sales, sales, brenden helps increase sales, new products, alternative revenue streams, 2nd sale, build websites, articles, sales scripts, sales management, helping you, helping your business, brenden helps you, brenden helps your business, increasing sales, hard work, work harder, word is bond, what drives brenden, steinbach, steinbach manitobaComment
DON'T curb your enthusiasm

Zig Zigler was a great man, a great salesman and understood people on a level most people just can't seem to grasp. Here is why I have Zig Ziglers quote on Booth & Vanguards homepage...

Read More
A great Advertiser, An even better Salesman

Here is why I have a David Ogilvy quote on my homepage...

Read More
Sales, How to sell, Booth & Vanguard, uncategorizedBrenden ValksBooth & Vanguardpitch, sales, salesman, salesmen, aga cooker salesman, aga, aga cooker, if it does not sell, it it does not sell, if it does not sell it isn't creative, gentleman, david ogilvy, advertising, marketing, modern day advertising, father of modern day advertising, customer service, david ogilvy quote, writing, writing copy, copywriting, copy writing, ad, advertising copy, traditional advertising, digital advertising, specific consumer, your customers aren't stupid, top notch sales, top notch salesman, prolific ad man, salesman first, slick car salesman, understand people, care about people, believe in your product, believe in what you sell, ad copy, work harder, hard work, sales training, sales training manual, future salesmen, sales people, sales equals creativity, agencies, built by agencies, client money, ad writing, clients business, your brand stands for something, your brand should stand for something, sell products, sell services, branding, sell more, try to sell more, advertising should sell, advertising comes in a lot of forms, print ads, direct mail, flyers, digital ads, video ads, blogs, online articles, radio ads, podcasts, product placements, newspaper, m, magazine, trade publication, local print, social media platforms, social influencers, your website, websites, specialty websites, video platforms, write blogs, do interviews, position yourself as an expert, do advertising that sells, don't waste money, what sets you apart, what sets your business apart, what is your competition not willing to do?Comment
Why Booth & Vanguard is here...

This is a short post about why Booth & Vanguard is here and a little bit about the man behind Booth & vanguard!

Read More