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Cold Calling Reluctance
Most salespeople I know consider cold calling a dreadful, but essential activity in our profession. Even those who are good at it rarely like it.
Selling - Remember These Ten Rules and Succeed
There are thousands of books and seminars on how to succeed. What many don't make explicit is the requirement to be a great salesperson - even if you're selling an idea!Here are the ten simple but powerful rules that will guide you in all your selling decisions.
Your Ad -- Who Cares?
Junk mail. We all get it.
Selling the Dr. Seuss Way
"I am Sam. Sam I am.
Tapping The Potential Of Your Customers
Business owners of long standing know the cardinal rule "take care of your existing customers first". Today especially we see business owners looking constantly for the new customer.
Forgive All Ebay Sins!
Over the years, I have been amazed at the "blinding" greed and reckless approach to commerce that some business owners have employed. Lying to customers, selling inferior merchandise, and not offering refunds, left a firestorm of irate customers in their wake.
Dont Call Me
The March, 2004, issue of Psychology Today reports on an experiment involving identical business negotiations between test subjects. The only difference was that half started the transactions with a brief phone call and completed it with email.
How to Blow Rapport Really Fast
Do you have 5, 10, or 20 years of sales experience? Or do you have 1 year of sales experience 5, 10, or 20 times? Many salespeople never advance beyond ancient outdated sales lines like "If I do this for you, will you give me the order?" Or "What do I have to do to get your business?" Lines like these are why salespeople have a reputation near lawyers in our society. Everyone learns lines like these in sales at some time or another.
Expert Qualities in Sales
If you went to see your doctor, and he mentioned a particular over the counter drug to you, or a particular type of food that was healthy, chances are, you would listen to this advice, than go out and buy the product.Why is it that when a doctor recommends a product, people buy it without any hesitation, without talking it over with their spouse, and without asking any questions.
Can You Use Hynotic Like Statements To Sell More Products?
As I become more successful with my internet business I have become interested in ways to move my business to the next level.Besides pumping more money into advertising it occured to me that increasing my closing percentage on my websites to the visitors I am getting would be a free way to make more money without spending more money to do it.
Sell YOU With Your Small Talk (Yes You Can)
Want to build a relationship -- sell yourself for a job -- get ahead -- make a sale?Your 'small talk' is crucial.Everyday conversation can make or break you in personal relationships and in the business world.
Can Barter Help Increase Cash Sales and Visability for Your Small Business?
Barter is becoming an increasingly popular method of commerce. The U.
Open Source Selling? The Next Evolution? The Next Revolution
"Open-source" is typically found in the Information Technology area as a way to provide an open standard and framework for building software projects. The major benefit of "open source" to software programmers has been dramatic.
Sorry, But Im Not Buying From You!
Former General Electric CEO and legendary manager, Jack Welch, nailed the problem recently when he said there's just too much beating around the bush and indirectness in corporate communications. People are more interested in not hurting each others' feelings than in improving productivity, and we simply need more frankness, says Welch.
Create A Killer Product by Writing Your Sales Letter First!
You may not realize this, but when if you are in the early planning stages of developing a product, the best thing you can do is STOP and write the sales letter first! "But wait a minute (you might be thinking)..
10 Mistakes That Reduce Profitability
In my professional experience as a sales and marketing coach/consultant, I've had the opportunity to work with a number of small business owners on various issues related to sales and marketing. The owners who are struggling to keep their businesses afloat tend to engage in some, or all, of the following mistakes that reduce profitability.
What is Lead Generation?
Lead Generation is vital to all businesses. All companies try to attract new customers, and this is a kind of lead generation.
Its Better When They Tell Them
You know that word of mouth can grow your business. You hear your customers say nice things about your company all the time.
Using Emotion for Persuasion
The other day, I received the last issue of a business magazine before my subscription runs out. Now, I like this magazine, but I'm swamped with reading matter so I won't renew.
Telling the Value Story
You arrived on time and completed your calculations. You worked up a presentation of all the things you're going to do and items included, going over each item carefully.
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