Tag: credibility

Top Tips for Building Employee Trust

You need customer trust, so they’ll keep doing business with you. There’s another aspect of trust that can make a big difference for your bottom line. It starts much closer to home – with your employees.

A Transparent Leadership Philosophy Makes You Consistent, Credible

Do you have a leadership philosophy? You might need one if you plan to lead with consistency and credibility.

Sell Smarter 02: Prospect Meetings and Credibility Killers

In this episode of the Sell Smarter podcast we discuss scoring a prospect meeting and credibility killers.

Sound More Confident By Avoiding These Phrases

In sales, delivery is just as important as the words said. Without an air of confidence, it will be difficult for a rep to reach his or her full potential. Why? Projecting a calm, confident image will boost the buyer’s own confidence in what you’re selling.

Santa Claus and Google. The Same or Just a Coincidence?

After nearly 60 years of a wavering belief in Santa Claus, I have come to a major AHA! Santa Claus is actually Google.

Fear of Rejection is Bogus

I am finally calling BS on the biggest myth in selling. Salespeople quit or fail because they “fear rejection.” Give me a break. “Fear of rejection” is totally bogus.

How to Respond When Faced With a Question You Can’t Answer

At some point in your sales career, someone will ask you a question that you just can’t answer. It may be about a topic that you don’t know much about. Or, it could even be about your own product or service. What will you do?

Credibility Killers: Avoid THESE Behaviors

Considering that prospects are already wary of salespeople, a rep’s credibility is vital to making deals. If a rep missteps and loses that credibility, chances are the prospect won’t hesitate to move on.

Ace the First 30 Seconds of Your Prospect Meeting With These Tips

You never have a second chance to make a first impression. Truer words were never spoken – especially in the world of sales. If you want a prospect to trust you, says Mike Renahan, you’ve got 30 seconds to do all the right things.

Why Your Prospects Don’t Trust You

Evaluate your sales plan: Does it ask too much of a prospect too soon? Does it reflect his needs or your own?

How Do You Start Your Sales Calls?

According to a recent article by HubSpot writer Emma Brudner, “Starting off a connect call with “is this a bad time?” creates a plethora of problems that kill the sale out of the gate.”

Media Credibility Could Impact Future Ad Buys

If news reporting organizations lose credibility, will people stop tuning in? This is a question news organizations should be asking themselves in light of the new Pew Research Center report. If the news media cannot improve their credibility, the situation could translate to a drop in advertising revenue.

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