Who is easier to work with: someone you already do business with or someone new you haven’t found yet? Exactly. Maintaining your relationships with existing clients is imperative to your business, especially when it comes to making sales.
Author: Rachel Cagle
Are you doing what you can to make sure your clients know they’re appreciated?
Clients aren’t feeling like their feedback is being listened to, so they are ceasing to provide it.
How to hone your sales strategy to accomplish both landing your sales and inspiring client loyalty.
The key to maintaining your clients: prove that you're still as invested in them as you were during the first sale.
How you approach and interact with your clients plays just as big of a part in making a sale as what you are actually trying to sell does. Are you making this count?
We all know the basics of professional body language; smile, have a firm handshake, but what else can you do to put your best foot forward without even speaking?
Did you know that, according to Gallup research, 71% of B‑to‑B customers are prepared to change business relations?
Did you know that existing customers are 60% – 70% more likely to buy what you are selling than a potential client is?
The loss of a long-standing client in B‑to‑B sales is never a good thing either, but the way you manage it right off the bat can stop a bad situation from getting even worse.
It’s important for salespeople to be prepared to not only sell what you have to offer, but also to take the time to address the internal worries of your client.
The foundation that your team needs to build on in order to be truly successful at retaining your clients is dependent on one simple task.