10 YouTube Videos Every Small Business Owner Should Watch
With over a billion users, you never have to worry about fresh content being uploaded to YouTube. It’s also the second biggest search engine behind Google, with people looking for everything from how to pitch a business idea to how to make a billion dollars.
Unfortunately, as a small business owner, you only have so much time to watch videos. While this may sound like a waste of time, there are videos on every topic imaginable. In other words, you can find something that piques your interest.
Do you want to learn more about sales and marketing? You are covered.
How about tips for providing better customer service? Once again, you won't be faced with a shortage of content.
If you are strapped for time, we don't want you to waste hours on end searching for the best YouTube videos. Instead, get started with these 10. From there, you will have a better idea of the type of quality you will find on the world's largest video sharing website.
1. Seth Godin-How to Win at Business
When it comes to business success, there aren't many people out there who provide better advice than Seth Godin.
In this video, Godin sits down with Bryan Elliott of Behind the Brand. For nearly one hour, Godin talks about his book, "The Icarus Deception," as well as many other facets of winning at business.
2. "How To Manage Any Objection Successfully" by @Steli from Close.io
What happens when you run into an objection during the sales process? If you are the type who gives up and moves on, it may be time to change your approach.
This short video with the CEO of Close.io discusses tips for moving the sale forward, thus closing more deals.
3. Twenty-two Brilliant Social Media Marketing Tips
This is more of a slideshow and less of a video, but it still provides high level advice on social media marketing.
As a small business owner, you may be the person responsible for communicating, selling, and marketing on social media. With these 22 tips by your side, you can expect to achieve more success in the future.
4. The One Word That Will Help You Close More Sales
If you want to close more sales (who doesn't), this video is right up your alley. Shared by Entrepreneur, you know the advice is geared towards small business owners.
When you build your strategy around this "one word," it won't be long before you are closing more sales and boosting revenue.
What's the word? Well, you'll have to watch the video to find out.
5. You're Hustling too Hard. How to Work Smarter!
It's all about the hustle, right? While there is nothing wrong with hard work, there may come a time when you need to take a step back.
In this video, Patrick Allmond explains the benefits of working smarter rather than harder.
6. What is customer service ? The 7 Essentials To Excellent Customer Service
Viewed more than 360,000 times, this is one of the top YouTube videos on customer service.
If your customer service strategy has failed you in the past, let this video be your guide in the future. With seven essential tips guiding you, altering your approach is easier than ever before.
7. Want to become a better leader? Here's how. Just listen: Catherine Rymsha at TEDxLowell
As a small business owner, you must also be a great leader. Of course, this is easier said than done.
If you want to improve in this area, this video of Catherine Rymsha at TEDxLowell will put you on the right track.
8. Thinking of Starting a Company? Do This First | Inc. Magazine
It may be a short video, but it's well worth your time. Vanessa Merit Nornberg provides concrete advice to any entrepreneur interested in starting a business.
You may not be a small business owner just yet, but if this is on your radar you need to watch this video. It will help you avoid common startup pitfalls.
9. Simon Sinek: Love Your Work
Maybe you own a small business. Maybe you want to start a company in the near future. Or maybe you are working for somebody else right now. Regardless of your position, you must learn how to love your work.
In this nearly one hour long video, you will learn how to be fulfilled by your job. As this happens, your performance will drastically improve.
10. Twelve Lessons Steve Jobs Taught Guy Kawasaki
When it comes to the business world, Steve Jobs and Guy Kawasaki are just about as big as they come.
There's only one word that describes this video: awesome. Watch it now!