If you think about it, a first sales conversation is a lot like a first date. You don’t know the other person that well, there’s some anxiety involved, and you hope to make a connection. And, just like during a first date, the conversation is vital.
“How easy am I to do business with?” is the question that will either give you exactly how you need to change your customer service strategy, or it will pave the way for the follow-up question that will.
Are you up-to-date with the latest research about sales? Knowing the facts about what fellow reps are doing can guide you to success (and help you avoid ineffective strategies).
First impressions are everything in sales. Your prospects have very little free time to spare for discovery calls, so you need to make yours count. Here’s how.
Cold calling is a tried and true technique used by sales reps for years. While many in the industry say that cold calling is dead, others argue that’s simply not true.
Are you among the 47% of sales reps who are struggling to make this year’s numbers? You might be able to close the gap by understanding what your B2B buyers really want.
While some prospects may accept a blunt, out-of-left-field request for a sales meeting, most will likely balk at this approach. Reps will have better success scheduling first-time meetings if they warm up prospects first before asking.
Can we talk about your sales process? It seems that every organization has invented its own sales process stages. Whatever your process looks like, the most important thing is to understand where your buyer is.
There are a number of aspects that go into making a sales strategy successful, but here are two crucial factors you need to incorporate today.