After you’ve found what works in the majority of sales situations, you tend to stick with it. Why mess with a tactic the works a good amount of the time? Because it will get old, that’s why; to both your clients AND you.
Tag: sales skills
If you had to choose, what would you say is the secret ingredient to sales success? Sure, overall success is a mix of many skills, but if you had to pick one, which would it be?
Rejection will always be a part of a salesperson’s experience, no matter how stellar their sales skills. It happens to everyone, and the sooner you come to terms with that, the sooner you can learn how to succeed despite those rejections.
Do you ever feel like you just can’t get through to buyers? You’re not alone. Busy schedules and gatekeepers are just a couple of the common obstacles reps face. But, don’t give up; chances are good that you will get through.
Want to keep your funnel full in today’s hyper-competitive sales world? Of course, you do! So, this year, make the extra effort to improve your lead generation.
Does it seem like some of your fellow salespeople in the office have a God-given talent for sales? It can be discouraging to work alongside such people when you feel you have to work as hard as you can to accomplish what they seem to do naturally. Don’t lose hope for your future in sales, though.
Do you feel like you have control during most of your sales conversations? Controlling the discussion is vital to success, and reps may find themselves faltering if they relinquish that control.
Traditionally, demos have followed a linear path, with sales reps not reaching the most important content until well into the meeting. But recent research reveals that this might not be the best way to conduct a demo.
Did you know that your peak selling time has just as much to do with you as it does your prospects? Alice Heiman, founder and CSO of Alice Heiman, LLC, a sales leadership programs business, says you have to pair when you’re at the top of your game along with when your prospects are available in order to make successful sales.
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.
How are you feeling at the beginning of this new year? Do you feel like you’re the best at what you do? If not, it’s time to change that.
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.