According to Michael Tracy, one of today’s top sales professionals and speakers, being yourself is the ultimate sales tool. There are, however, three parts of yourself that you need to emphasize, and they all begin with the letter “C.”
Category: Sales Tips
We all know that each client is different and so their customer service plan must be unique to them as well. However, not many salespeople take the time to think through more than just, “Should I call or email my client?” According to CustomerThink’s Niamh Reed, customer service plans need to be way more versatile than that, especially when a new customer is learning to utilize your product or service.
“Be authentic” has become the most tossed around and over-used cliché in the world of business and sales. Authenticity is not a sales strategy!
Don’t let fake facts ruin your presentation. There’s a lot of advice out there on how to best present, from old-school rules to newer tips and tricks.
To help prospects get a better idea of why they should work with you, you need to paint a new reality picture. By doing so, you help them envision the outcome that your partnership can achieve.
Are you blaming the prospect when you can’t close? Are you telling the boss it’s the prospect’s fault that you can’t set an appointment, or they won’t order now?
It’s been estimated that we each have upwards of 50,000 thoughts per day. How many of yours are negative?
Sales professionals are having a difficult time prospecting, and often, are coming up short. A survey found that cold calling and prospecting are two pain points for reps today.
You may be doing a disservice to prospects without even knowing it. Sometimes sales reps may actually be making the buying process too complicated.
As easy as it is to point your finger at a prospect when a sale that should have been fool-proof doesn’t close, have you ever stopped to consider maybe you’re the reason it fell through?
Good sales advice comes from everywhere, even unlikely sources. Perhaps your family members were the first to teach you sales tips. SellingPower’s Herman Dixon learned a lot about leadership from his grandmother that can easily be refined into sales tips.