Tag: sales skills

3 Easy Listening Methods to Improve Your Sales Meetings

You’ve heard the advice that sales is about helping the client and not about making money. But are you actively putting that advice into practice? A solid foundation to build effective sales on are your listening skills.

What You Need To Know To Get Your Sales Calls Answered

Calls are the most direct way to reach a prospect. And, even if you get sent to voicemail, you know your message will be heard. But, just like everything in sales, though, there is an art to the phone call.

3 Email Openers That Are Butchering Your Likelihood Of A Response

The way you begin any form of writing is the key to whether or not people will continue reading. If it’s boring or looks the same as other emails they’ve been opening recently, they’ll skip it before even reaching your primary content.

Breakup Emails: the Push Your Clients Need to Confirm the Sale

Breakup emails are a final call-to-action that shows you have noticed the client’s silence and are going to respond appropriately. This is the make-or-break. How will they respond?

Are You Sabotaging Your Sales with too many Buying Options?

What’s easier to choose between: two meal options or five? No matter what it is you need to choose from, the process is always easier with fewer options.

5 Ways to Better Your Communication with Your Clients

Building trust and business relationships, as well as being able to effectively showcase your products and/or services boil down to one thing: excelling at communication with your clients.

4 Ways Body Language Can Improve Your Sales Pitch

How you deliver a sales pitch is just as important as the words you intend to say. The wrong body language, such as failing to make eye contact or acting shifting when you speak, can accidentally inspire mistrust or skepticism in your potential client.

Is How Often You’re Apologizing Killing Your Potential Sale?

Everyone makes mistakes. And, yes, an apology should be the first thing your client hears from you after such an occurrence. However, if you keep apologizing after that point, it will prolong the issue and potentially make it seem worse to the client than it ever really was.

Three Common Mistakes You Need to Avoid to Increase Sales

You may know your products/services backward and forward, but if you’re making these three sales mistakes, you may be sabotaging your sale.

Perform a Skills Check-Up to Drive Sales Performance

The beginning of the year is a great time to evaluate your sales techniques, knowledge and overall skills. An annual sales “check-up” can ensure that you reach your full potential by spotlighting any weak points.

Sales: The Game of Reference Points

When making a decision, we often come up with a few options and compare them to see which we’d rather choose. Your potential clients’ processes are likely the same.

5 Personality Traits that Make Better Salespeople

There are personality traits you may already have that can help you succeed in sales. Here’s a list of ones you should hone to up your sales game.

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