Category: Assessing/Discovery

Do These 5 Things During Every First Sales Meeting

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.

The 1 Question You Should Ask In Your Customer Service Surveys

“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.

Have You Seen These Surprising Sales Survey Results?

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).

The 5 Questions You Need to Ask to Create a Fruitful Discovery Call

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 Isn’t Dead But…

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.

Needs Assessment and Qualification Are Not The Same Thing

Discovery, also known as needs assessment or needs analysis, is meant to be about the buyer’s primary needs. By contrast, qualifying questions are about the buyer’s needs for you and your product, plus their ability to buy at this time. 

Setting up the question…and lowering the boom

Leone says the question is the most important skill a salesperson should master and I agree. He presented a three-level strategy in setting up and asking the question that could change the way you ask questions from now on.

Two Tips to Help You Top Your B2B Sales Quota

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.

Want to Know A Simple Strategy To Score A Sales Meeting?

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.

Showcase Value in All Your Sales Process Stages

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.

Successfully Qualify Your Leads With These Vital Questions

Proper lead qualification can set you up on a smooth track to a sale. Many reps don’t put much thought into qualifying leads, which can end up wasting time and money. They don’t realize that a little extra effort at the beginning of the sales process can pay off big.

Two Easy Ways to Improve Your Sales Strategy

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.

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