Social media isn’t just a great tool for making online connections; there’s major opportunity for sales reps to do valuable research using social networks.
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Prospect not picking up the phone? Client giving you the cold shoulder? First, don’t panic; you won’t be the first salesperson to be ignored. Then, consider how to react.
Today’s salespeople have a powerful tool at their disposal that many of their predecessors didn’t have: Video.
It can be tricky to sell certain services without feeling like you’re selling out. This is especially true for those selling wellness services, including personal coaching.
Likely, sales reps have heard about the importance of active listening. But very few have probably taken the time to learn what it truly is, let alone hone it as a skill.
We all want to be liked by others, and in sales, likeability is often considered a must-have trait. But your sales success might not depend on whether a buyer likes you or not.
Every detail of everything you’re selling is available somewhere online. So, relating that information is no longer your highest priority during a sales pitch.
Most sales reps know the importance of building rapport. But many make minimal effort beyond common pleasantries, hoping the value of what they’re selling will carry them on to a sale. This is a big mistake because when it comes down to it, how much the buyer does (or doesn’t) like you will affect the sale.
To help prospects get a better idea of why they should work with you, you need to paint a new reality picture. By doing so, you help them envision the outcome that your partnership can achieve.
Sales professionals are having a difficult time prospecting, and often, are coming up short. A survey found that cold calling and prospecting are two pain points for reps today.