Category: Preparation

Sales Strategies for Troubled Times

In times of crisis, it can be difficult to maintain sales numbers. It can be difficult to motivate yourself to keep making sales at your normal pace and it can be even harder to get prospects to sign contracts when the future is uncertain. But you’ve learned to adjust your sales strategies for a variety of selling situations.

The Prospect Says, “I’m Satisfied with My Present Source.”

Great, just what you wanted to hear. But don’t discourage easily on this one; it’s actually pretty easy to get an opening and begin a relationship if you can get the prospect talking.

Save Time: What Sales Pitch Information is Most Important?

There’s an overwhelming amount of sales pitch information you can gather before meeting with a prospect. Spending too much time researching one prospect can overload your mind with data you may not even use AND take away time you could be spending proactively preparing for other sales.

Rachel Cagle January 13, 2020 Preparation, Sales Tips

Focus On Sales Forecasting For Future Success

There’s so much more to sales than just actually selling a product or service. A lot of thought, planning and problem-solving goes into being successful, and there so many important aspects of a proper sales process. One of those is forecasting.

The 3 Keys to Successful Networking

Email and call sales? Easy. Sales presentations you’ve practiced to perfection? You could do those in your sleep. But networking events? They’re not everyone’s strong suit.

4 Ways to Keep Your Sales Process from Becoming Obsolete

If, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” is ever uttered by a salesperson, it signals the beginning of a downward spiral in their career. Salespeople need to stay on top of their professional development, always doing what they can to stay ahead of the curve so that their methods don’t become predictable and boring.

Triumph over Sales Meeting Anxiety Using These 3 Tips

In-person sales presentations can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re meeting with a prospect you’ve only briefly spoken with. It can be difficult to appear confident and conceal any anxiety you may be feeling.

Are You Unnerving Prospects by Using This Sales Strategy?

Imagine, if you will, that you’re an executive of a company beginning a meeting with a salesperson you have never met before. They come in, shake your hand, and immediately reference an activity you enjoy that they had no way knowing, even from the items in your office.

Mapping The Customer's Journey Can Have A Big Impact

Gone are the days when every customer’s journey was simple. Today, buyers have countless paths to a purchase, thanks to shifting shopping options and consumer attitudes.

How to Stop the "I'll Get Back You" Stall

What percentage of your sales calls end in a price negotiation? Or, the dreaded “I will think about it and get back to you?”

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Sell Smarter — Episode 21 — Avoiding Autopilot Sales

What’s the number one objection most salespeople face today?

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