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The Secret Online Door

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An absolute no-nonsense handbook that empowers us to take leverage of the secret online door which could very well boost our growth.

Synopsis

Have you ever wished there was a secret door online that could connect you directly to anyone at any business level that has the power and authority to give you exactly want you want?
A door that can help you find and land that perfect job or reach that perfect customer you have always wanted to reach for a sale?
Well now there is.
Bestselling author Dan Portik has recently discovered a secret online door. A door that has enabled him to get in front of almost anyone he has desired to meet - and they have delivered exactly what he has requested.
Now Dan has revealed how his winning online techniques and strategies have helped him over the years sell and negotiate millions of dollars in his favor. In the new book "The Secret Online Door", you will find many ways to cut through red tape and online gatekeepers that daily stop the average person from reaching their desired outcome.
The Secret Online Door will teach you specific messaging and methods that have worked time and time again to reach and influence executives and decision makers for some of the largest companies in the world.

True to the title of the book, Dan Portik shows us a less traversed pathway that could help us get what we want from people. He has structured the book so well and offers us practical ideas and tips to leverage the power of the internet. He stresses the importance of online communication in today's age and how it could be capitalized for our own benefit.


Be it selling or buying a product or a service, he has a bunch of smart tips that can be implemented by anyone to achieve his/her goals. He doesn't dilly-dally and gets straight to the point in every chapter. The biggest highlight of the book is that he provides numerous anecdotes from his own life, revealing how those clever little hacks helped him save money and in some cases, made him rich. All the examples are practical and pragmatic. They reflected his expert negotiation and communication skills, which the author believes, can be mastered by anyone in a short time.


He goes on to the extent of furnishing the actual conversations that he had with the Vice Presidents and Customer Service Representatives of various companies. After reading the book, I retrospected the actions I took when I was in such situations. It made me wonder how easily I could've manipulated the other person in favor of me, without employing any means of deception. The next time I find myself in a situation wherein I'm distraught about a particular product or a service, I will remind myself to put in use the tactics that Dan Portik mentioned in this book.


I would definitely recommend this book to my family & friends and help them get a fix on the true potential of the secret backdoors that exist in the digital world. It hardly took me an hour to cover the content and I'd be forever indebted to him if his strategy actually helps me save money or realize my goals.

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Synopsis

Have you ever wished there was a secret door online that could connect you directly to anyone at any business level that has the power and authority to give you exactly want you want?
A door that can help you find and land that perfect job or reach that perfect customer you have always wanted to reach for a sale?
Well now there is.
Bestselling author Dan Portik has recently discovered a secret online door. A door that has enabled him to get in front of almost anyone he has desired to meet - and they have delivered exactly what he has requested.
Now Dan has revealed how his winning online techniques and strategies have helped him over the years sell and negotiate millions of dollars in his favor. In the new book "The Secret Online Door", you will find many ways to cut through red tape and online gatekeepers that daily stop the average person from reaching their desired outcome.
The Secret Online Door will teach you specific messaging and methods that have worked time and time again to reach and influence executives and decision makers for some of the largest companies in the world.

Chapter 1 Building Your Path to the Secret Door


Before using the secret door, whether for business or personal matters, it’s important to set the stage for what others will see online about you. You want to set up your own online profiles to enhance your own credibility before asking others for anything. Most of those you communicate with online will take at least a few minutes to look into who you are, and determine if you’re for real or some crazy person who spends their time trying to get something for nothing. When you have a professional online presence, you will be taken more seriously by those you reach out to. I covered this in great detail in my book, “The Simple Path to Creating a Powerful, Professional Online Presence.” I’ll teach you enough here to get you started.

First impressions are everything online. Think of it this way, you wouldn’t attend a ballet in jeans and a T-shirt, or interview for a job as vice president of a bank wearing a bathing suit. Well, you could attempt to get a job in a bathing suit, but your odds of landing that position would be slim to none. The same goes for reaching out to people online. Before you can ever communicate with anyone of authority online about anything, you must look as though you are someone that is of a caliber to be taken seriously.

Put yourself on the opposite side of an online conversation. If you are trying to reach someone to help you, how much time and effort do you think they’ll put into your request if your profile picture on your social media platforms is of you chasing your dog around the yard with a can of beer in your hand? Now, if it’s your job to host events for a beer company that’s courting dog owners, it might be OK, but you would need to have something in your bio to explain it.

Remember, you can’t make a first impression twice. One of the easiest ways to know if you are being seen properly is to have others look you up online and see what they can dig up on you. You might be shocked at what they find. Also, look at the people you are trying to reach. Look at their websites, or anything else online about them. I assure you if it’s anyone of stature, their website and social channels will have a professional design. All their photos, videos and messaging will be carefully vetted and have the same look as well. There will be a continuity to everything as if it were planned. (And yes, it was planned in most cases, out to the very last detail.) Model what they’re doing.

It’s helpful to have your own domain name and personal website. When you do, it shows people you’re serious about demonstrating professionalism. If you have an uncommon name, it’s easy to get the domain name. Mine, for example, is danportik.com. This is not very common, so it was easy to get the domain and build a site. Also, always try to get the dot-com. This helps smooth your path through the secret door. There are many services out there to help you build a professional-looking site—even if it’s only a single page. If you’re not an expert in design, rely on those who are.

Connecting with Gatekeepers

Almost every high-profile individual has a personal assistant or someone who assists them with all of the functions of their lives and businesses. These are the gatekeepers. The gatekeepers themselves can be very well hidden, but can become quite accessible once you discover them. When attempting to reach people via phone or mail, you are at the mercy of many time-tested screening techniques to stop you from reaching your intended party. Before we talk about how to reach and get through gatekeepers online, you must first be aware that they are there. Your best bet is to never leave any stone unturned in finding ways to reach others.

The interesting thing about gatekeepers is that many of them know each other. Their high-profile bosses or leaders are connected on one level, and the gatekeepers (who often are the ones who get “stuff” done) are connected on another level. Once you reach one gatekeeper and prove yourself, the secret door may open to many more!

In my case of working with Tom Hopkins’ organization, once I proved to his team that I was a reputable person who followed through with what I said I would do, introductions were made to other speakers and their gatekeepers. To me, trust is one of the most precious attributes to earn with anyone. Though it can be the hardest to earn, it’s also the easiest to lose. Be willing to work hard for it and even harder to keep it.

Connecting with Influencers

In some cases, getting to the person you want to communicate with involves a roundabout strategy. There’s nothing wrong with this. If you’ve tried the direct route and failed, look for someone else who is connected to that person and reach out to them. You might find that John Smith has a photo of Joe Celebrity on his Facebook page. If they’re tennis partners or co-chairs of a charity event, they will know how to reach each other. If you can’t go directly to Joe Celebrity, start by connecting with John Smith. Build trust with him, then ask for an introduction to Joe.

Consider connecting with several people at Joe Celebrity’s company. Once you’ve built trust, you may be able to strike a chord with them that plays out in getting an introduction to the celebrity or someone who has that celebrity’s ear.

Earning Trust

A certain degree of trust is required for any door to open. The person on the other side has to trust that you are who you say you are and that what you say is true. According to The Stoic Emperor, “Trust is slowly built. Trust is destroyed quickly. Trust can make complex things possible. Trust powers relationships, businesses and nations.”

I have a friend who owns a music studio. Over the years, he has earned the trust of many rock stars whose names you would recognize. However, they all know they can trust him not to reveal their true identities, or information on projects they’re working on. Being trustworthy has allowed him to hold the keys to many a secret online door and to grow his business.

Whether you’re seeking to gain business or handle a customer service issue, you must prove yourself trustworthy. Never come across as someone wanting to take advantage of a situation. That’s the fast track to getting the secret online doors I’ll be teaching you about locked against your entry.

Be open, honest and forthright in all of your communications through the secret online doors and you will be able to get at the very least what you want, and possibly more than you ever dreamed of.


About the author

Over the years, Best selling author Dan Portik has sold millions of dollars in advertising/video production services. Now he shares his unique techniques for reaching and negotiating anything with anyone with little to no verbal communications. view profile

Published on June 08, 2020

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Genre: Self-help

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