Around the Campfire with Beacons Point

Alex Meade

Alex Meade
Alex began his career in film and TV as a Producer and Associate Producer for Original Productions. During his time, he worked on several of the company’s most popular programs including Discovery Channel’s show “Deadliest Catch”. After hauling his fair share of Alaskan crab home from filming, he spent time working as the Lead A/V Editor and Assistant Producer for advertising heavyweight TBWA\Chiat\Day. There he was responsible for overseeing content and creative portions of campaigns for the likes of Nissan, Gatorade, Pepsi, and more. When Alex is not working on client work, he’s serving as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Encinitas Chamber of Commerce and hanging out with his wife, Mary Beth, and dog, Hank.
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Around the Campfire November 2019

Grab your mallow, graham and chocolate, and have a seat for this week's Around the Campfire! You may be thinking to yourself, "I didn't know Beacons Point sends out awesome newsletters with helpful inbound marketing and sales content." Well, you [...]

Nov 7, 2019 // in Inbound, Sales, Video Inbound Marketing

Personalize Video to Improve your Sales Process & Close More Deals

The age of “Always be Closing” is over. No, I am serious, it’s no longer about closing. So, what is it about? Providing value and being helpful. One of the ways to do this is by using 1:1 sales videos to personalize your sales process.

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How I Learned to Give a Speech on Any Topic, And I Hate Public Speaking

Like many of you, I set some personal and professional goals at the beginning of the year. One of mine was to feel more confident and be a better public speaker. I wanted to feel better talking with prospects over the phone, feel more confident [...]

Aug 23, 2018 // in Inbound Marketing, Lead Generation, Sales

Cold Calling is DEAD! (no really, it is)

Raise of hands, how many of you “love” cold calling? I am guessing not many of you.

Jul 30, 2018 // in Inbound Marketing, Buyer Persona

Why You Should Document Your Brand Guidelines

 

Jun 21, 2018 // in Inbound Marketing, Lead Generation, Sales

The New Sales Mantra: Always Be Helping

Sales has changed. High pressure closing tactics are a thing of the past. The power has shifted from the sales person to the buyer and therefore we must change our strategy.

How to Write a Linkedin Request That's Guaranteed to Get Approved

Asking a stranger to connect with you on Linkedin can feel like a daunting task. At times, it may even feel down right intrusive, but when done right, you can form a connection that will grow and be beneficial for both people involved.

HubSpot Sales Skills Workshop - How to become a sales LION

I'll be honest...the last 12 months have been AWESOME. We have worked with great clients and produced fantastic work, the Beacons Point family grew by two, we moved into a bigger office in Carlsbad, and became a HubSpot Gold partner agency. While [...]

How to Calculate The ROI of Kindness

This may seem like a no brainer. Being nice to people makes a better impression than if you are a jerk. You have at least a 90% chance of a smile back if you smile and say “hello” to a stranger walking down the street or in the grocery store. We [...]

Is Your Website Accessible? Quick Guide to WCAG 2.0 Accessibility Standards

 If you’ve ever struggled to navigate a website due to poor usability, you can imagine how much more difficult this would be for someone with a disability. Close to 1 billion people across the globe have some type of disability. If you fail to [...]