Name recognition goes a long way and will attract customers far and wide. So how can smaller, local businesses hope to compete? Jordan Estes, of the Statesville Record and Landmark, had this question on her mind when she approached a motorcycle dealer in his town. The owner had been losing clients to big box retailers in the area, but Estes had a plan.
The most successful and happy sales reps take care of their prospects, their clients, and their teams. And, they also take care of themselves.
The success of a sales call is almost completely determined by the quality of the research you conduct before you even pick up the phone. According to an article on SellingPower by Jim Cathcart and Tony Alessandra, here are a few things you need to look into for every call.
Got your eye on a potential client who is currently working with someone else? Wooing him or her away from the competition may not be as difficult as you think.
Danielle McNeely, of the Statesville Record & Landmark, was doing her due diligence as a salesperson when she happened upon an unexpected sales opportunity with a local civic center.
Have you been having trouble increasing your sales lately? Have you tried a number of new techniques and it still seems like nothing is helping? SellingPower’s Jeff Cochran has developed a systematic approach that only takes three steps to see a difference.
According to King of Sales Jeffrey Gitomer, one of the biggest sales barriers is identifying the real decision-maker. Deb Calvert, President of People First Productivity Solutions, agrees. These sales pros share two questions to help find who you should be making your sales pitches to without damaging your potential sale.
Are you having trouble keeping the sales goals you set for yourself at the beginning of this year? You’re not alone. It’s not just exercising goals that tend to fall to the wayside as the year goes on; many goal setters often leave their intentions in the dust as well.
If asked, most salespeople would say they want to be irresistible to buyers. But being irresistible, according to sales pro Marc Wayshak, doesn’t necessarily come naturally.
“When you talk to customers, what are you fundamentally trying to do?” That is the question SellingPower recommends asking yourself when reflecting on your sales strategy.
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Account Executive Danielle Bernard, of the Hickory Daily Record, understands the importance of standing out, especially when many similar businesses compete on the same playing field. Such was the case for a local family-owned funeral home that just couldn’t seem to break away from the pack.