Are you turning your potential customers off when trying to make a sale?
Nobody likes rejection. But if you can learn to embrace it, you’ll have the fortitude to keep going until you finally get to “yes.” Inspirational author Robert D. Smith shares the business lessons he learned 40 years ago that became the foundation of his success, and how they can help you.
Is your sales team getting the job done? Achieving peak sales success is a function of having a great product and a great team of people to sell it. Eliot Burdett offers five techniques to help make sure you have the right sales people on your team, and why that is so important.
Don’t be fooled by common negotiation tactics. AMA recently conducted a poll to find out the most common negotiation tactics, and with over 200 responses the final results are in. See how you can protect yourself from the most common tactics and gain a more favorable outcome in your next deal.
How can you turn prospects into leads? If your sales calls are being ignored, you can still reach customers by better utilizing voicemail. Frank Paterno offers his advice on how to use voicemail to follow up with prospects so you can turn those calls into positive lead generation results.
Is your sales team falling behind? Do they often forget their training, or fail to adopt new technologies? You should be getting the highest return on investment for your sales team, and one way to reach that goal is by introducing a Sales Competency Officer. Skip Miller explains how a Sales Competency Officer can help improve your sales team’s competencies and make selling one of your strengths again.
How do you set your product apart from your competitors? Some strategies emphasize “value,” but that approach can be difficult to achieve. Tom Roth has explored this topic, and asks if your sales team is truly creating differentiation. See his advice for understanding the customer’s experience, and how to tell if your company is appropriately creating value for your customers.
How do you plan on achieving your goals this year? Do you have a plan, or are you hoping something works out? Susan Ershler introduces a new system that can help you achieve your personal and professional goals this year. The CLIMB system can be your guide to setting and achieving realistic, yet challenging goals from climbing Mount Everest to climbing your corporate ladder.
A successful sale is the engine that drives your business. Without sales, your company would have no source of revenue. How do you ensure sales success? Jeff Thull offers his expertise on the critical skills for sales success. See what you need to be doing to ensure that your salespeople are successful and that the core of your business is in good hands.
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Isn’t sales all about building relationships with customers? Brian Tracy: “Indeed. Everything today in selling is building relationships. And the […]