How are you going to sell your product? Learn the principles of “selling value” to your customers, with a special emphasis on the challenges of sales for technology startups. Get tips for dealing with stakeholders and distributors and learn how to manage risks and problems. Get practical tips for making sales calls, including how to successfully close a sale and follow-up with potential customers. This lecture focuses on defining the field of marketing communications with a particular emphasis on technology startups. This lecture is particularly relevant for those startups that have limited funds available for marketing. Learn the basics of advertising, branding, public relations and social media. Find out about tools you can use to demonstrate your thought leadership and where to go for help when developing a marketing plan.