No Soliciting is actually more of a game than a rule. If you have a legitimate, established business, making a cold call will not be offensive to most businesses IF YOU DO IT RIGHT.
Category: Outside Sales/In-person sales only
Your email dings and it’s a message from your boss saying you’ll need to give a sales presentation at next week’s shareholder meeting. A feeling of dread quickly sets in. Sound familiar? Whether it’s a pitch or presentation, we’ve all likely been there before. But rather than stressing about it, there are ways to ensure success while maintain your sanity.
Did you set a goal to do more public speaking in 2018? Is your job forcing you into more presentations than you’re comfortable doing? Is your lack of speaking to groups standing in the way of a promotion or your prospects for moving up the ladder? The thing about a fear of public speaking is that everyone has it! Yes, it’s true. Just hear me out!
How much of your presentation is “standard?” Whether you sell a product or service, whether it’s simple or sophisticated, how much (what percentage) of your presentation is the way you usually present it?
Nine hundred and seventy-seven buyers and sellers across 25 industries agree, this is what you need to become more successful at sales prospecting.
How often do you show up for meetings “a few minutes late”? Those “few minutes” are damaging your reputation and costing you money.
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.
Attending conferences and other events is valuable to sales reps, thanks to the plentiful opportunities for leads, networking, and new insights. But those opportunities don’t come cheap — or easy.
Your mom said it best. As a child, when you were fighting or arguing with a sibling or friend, your mom would say, “Billy, you know better than that! Now you make friends with Johnny.”