Ep.25 Growing Your Instagram and Overcoming Fear

Danny Allen-Page is a former professional footballer who has turned his hand, in a hugely successful way, to Digital Marketing.

His company, Gravity 7 is going from strength to strength and has hit 6 figures in 2020 – but thats not all.. At the start of 2020, Danny doubled down on his personal brand and invested in a content strategy to bring followers and leads to his Instagram profile – he hit over 51k followers in less than 10 months and has elevated his profile as a business/sales coach.

In this episode of the podcast, we talk about Danny’s back story – from professional footballer into a wine broker and then digital marketing and what he’s learned over the last few years to really catapult his business experience. Fear used to play a big part in Danny’s life and it’s what caused his departure from professional football – we chat about what Danny does now to overcome and fight his fears head on.

This episode of The SalesChange Podcast covers –

  • Dannys journey from professional football to digital marketing agency owner.
  • How fear played a huge part in diverting his career away from football
  • How Danny shaped his own mindset to generate success in his wine broker career
  • Why you should attach an emotion to your goals to really get an internal commitment.
  • Answers to the ‘SalesChange 5’ questions.

On every SalesChange Podcast – we ask the guests to answer 5 standard questions – here are the responses from Danny Allen-Page.

  • What was the last book you read?

Danny – Follow Up and Close the Sale by Jeff Shore 

  • What did you want to be when you grew up?

Danny – Footballer – that was it!

  • Whats the worst job you could imagine doing?

Danny – I could never work for someone else – after being at the mercy of other’s and working for other people, I could never allow a business I run to fold and then put my family in jeapordy.

  • What’s the worst sales mistake you’ve ever made?

Danny –  Telling is not selling – I used to just talk (and talk) and I never used to listen to what my clients were telling me. When you don’t listen and you end up just ‘telling’ the client what they want, its not a fast track to success.

  • Who’s the leader you look up to the most?

Danny – My grandad – he was literally a legend. He showed me what it was to be a man, how to be the head of a family and work hard.

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Matt King
Matt King

Matt King is an award winning Business Leader, Sales Coach, Podcaster and Content Creator.

He has managed and built sales teams to succeed over the last 10 years with a direct, relatable and down to earth approach which focuses on building relationships, networks and problem solving.

He focuses on collaboration, culture, mindset – all to build that momentum that leads to sales. That’s his idea of fun.

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