Tag: sales insights

Mastering the Art of Persuasion in 3 Easy Steps

Persuasiveness is an ability most salespeople long for. You may think it’s a natural born gift that some people have and some don’t. However, persuasiveness is something you create; not a trait.

In a Sales Slump? Don't Sabotage Yourself

Are you stuck in a sales rut? If/when unfruitful sales periods come about, the worst thing you can do is what most salespeople feel they have to do: wait for the slump to pass.

Why You Should Covet Out-of-Office Email Messages

Do you get disappointed when you email a prospect and get an out-of-office message in return? Those messages are full of useful information, as Matt Benati points out in a recent HubSpot article.

Are You Dancing on the Fine Line Between Pushy and Persistent?

Think about your interactions with salespeople in your personal life. When you answer the phone and it’s a telemarketer, you probably feel a sense of dread. Why? Because you expect them to be a pushy salesperson.

How to Navigate Infuriating Negotiations Before They Happen

It’s said that from failure comes experience. However, when it comes to sales negotiations, you want there to be as few failures as possible. That being said, how are you supposed to get the amount of practice you need and still close the majority of your sales?

How To Prepare For Your Next Presentation

You’re likely familiar with the phrase “practice makes perfect.” But have you heard of striving for “perfect practice?” This form of practicing emphasizes quality over quantity, and it can have a major impact on presentations

The Common Advertising Tactic Sabotaging both You and Your Clients

The pressure to make a decision can overpower the doubt consumers may have when considering a product and make them feel as if they need the product or service immediately. However, who wants their business associated with negative feelings?

4 Ways around Common Sales Objections

You product or service could be absolutely perfect for your prospect. It could fulfill every need, be a good price, and you got along with them swimmingly. But, even with all that, if a prospect says that now’s just not the time, what can you do? A lot, actually, writes Leslie Ye in a recent HubSpot article.

Why Transparency is Better than Perfection in Sales

Dishonest. It’s one of the words you want to be described as the least while pitching a sale, but is probably how you’re coming off if you’re trying to paint your product or service as perfect, no matter what. That’s the advice Todd Caponi gives salespeople in a recent SellingPower article.

2 Reasons Your Prospects May Not Trust You

James Rores, founder and CEO of Floriss Group, says that 97% of salespeople are not viewed as trustworthy by prospective clients. Instead, they’re seen as self-centered, pushy, and manipulative. Why does this happen?

Are you Focusing on the Right Part of Your Sales Pitch?

Do you get that special feeling when you find a prospect who fits the description of your ideal target candidate? They’re in the same field of business as many of your other clients, they’re in a position of buying power, and there’s plenty of contact information for them. Your solution will be perfect for them! Get out of that mindset.

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