The Milestone Personal Demo Marketing Campaign

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Oct 30, 2017

Waste of money or emarketing innovation?

In a program being heavily promoted on their social media channels Milestone is offering to take prospects through a customized one-on-one demo of their software.

We booked a demo with Milestone to see how they position their VMS, and what features they claim are most important in this segment. Inside, we examine Milestone's online demo tactics and analyze the potential effectiveness of the program.

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Access ******* *********** ****

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Benefits ** ***********

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Cost ************* ** **** *******?

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  • *** **** ** ******* *** ***-**-*** ****. ** ***** ******** that ** $**+, ***** *** **** ********** *** **** *** associated ************** *****.
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Comments (13)

*** *** ***** ******* to *** ***********? ***** the ********...

*** **** **** *** mean. ** *** **** that *** ******* *** not ** ********** *** leads, ** **** ********* is ********** *****, *** sitting ** **** *** not ******* **** ** integrators?

* ***** *** *** same ******** - ** the ***** *** ****** on ** *********** ** sell/install? ** *** **** I **** ******** **** leads **** ********* ** I ***** ******* **** would **** **** *******. Alternately, ********* *** ******** them ***** ******** *** keep ******** *** * could *** *** ******** on **** ** ***********/*** being ***********.

** ********* ******* ** SMB *** *********** ***?

**** ** *** **** by '***'? **** **** always **** ** ***** markets, ***** *** ***** primary ****** ** ***** of ******* ********/*******, *** they **** *** ***-***** offerings *** ***** * while.

* ***** * ****** have **** - "** Milestone ******** ** *** and *********** ***?"

* ***** * ****** have **** - "** Milestone ******** ** *** and *********** ***?"

********* *** ***** ** sell ** ******** ******* (roughly ********). *** *******, they ************* **** * ******* VMS ******* **** **** 7 ***** ***.

********, ***** ******** * years ***, *** ********* **** an *** **** (****** certainly **** ******** **** have ******** ****** ******* appliances).

** * ***'* *** it ** **** '********' it '***' ** **** as **** **** ************ tried ** **** ****** the ****** ****** **** low ** ****.

**** ****** **** **** pass ***-**** ***** ** to ***********, ***** ** covered ** *** ******. I ***** ***** **** Milestone ***** **** ** try *** **** ***** kinds ** ***** ** 'house ********', **** *** seem ****** ** ** worth *** *** ********* trouble.

* ***** '*********'. **** campaign ***** **** ** me ** * **** an *** **** ** an **********, * **** that.

** **** **** *** right ****** ***** *** presentation, * ***** ******* script *** ****** ** support *** *** "*** off" ********* **** ***** be * **** **** efficient *** ** **** for *** ********** ***** staff.

* ***** ***********.

**'* * ****** **** on ***** - * just ***'* ***** ** will **** *** **** success *** ** ******************* *********.

**** **** ** ******** is *** ****** ****** to ******* ** **** well-known *** ********* *** need ******** ** *** market - ********* ********* already *** ** ******.

*******, **** ******* **** their *** **** ** those *** **** ** download *** **** ** out... * ****** ***** doesn't **** **** *** sales ********* **** **** to ******* ****. (**** reason *** ***** *** want ** *** **** show ***** ******* ** booths)

** *** **** ** the ******** *** **** brand *********, **** * would *** **** ** probably ***** ****.

** *** **** ** the ******** *** ******* new *********, **** * would *** **** ** probably **** *** **** them.

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*** *** ***** **** too **** ******; ***’* pass **** ** **** competition:)

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