I don’t have the money. We don’t have the budget. I/We can’t afford it. It’s too expensive. It’s out of our price range. These are all a variation of the same objections. Money. FREE DOWNLOAD: Overcome any objection with these 23 closing techniques. Be honest. How did it make you feel reading that list? Were you happy? Stressed out? Most salespeople that have one of these phrases said to them get DEFENSIVE. Check in with yourself right now. Do you feel defensive or have you ever felt defensive when someone said they didn’t have the money? What most sales training programs would teach you to do in this situation is re-state the benefits of the product or service. (Or whatever… Read more
It’s important that you dedicate yourself to continuous learning and self-development, especially when it comes to sales success.
Reading some of the best sales books ever written can help expedite your mastery of sales and improve all aspects of your sales techniques. Over the course of my career, I’ve read thousands of books, hundreds of them have been on sales and I have used the knowledge I’ve acquired from the best ones in many of my sales training courses.
Here are 10 great sales books to add to your reading list…. Read more
Here are 30 motivational sales quotes to keep your head up and power through any rejections.
But first, what is it that separates good salespeople from great salespeople?
Salespeople have one of the hardest jobs in the world to do. They deal with rejection on a daily basis. Making a sale comes down to powering through call after call, email after email, and ‘no’ after ‘no’…. Read more
Have you ever wondered what sets the best salespeople apart while others struggle to make it?
It is just as important knowing the most important things salespeople should do to be successful as well as what they shouldn’t do…. Read more
Cold calling potential prospects can be frustrating and hard. Whether you are doing it in person or on the phone, it is your job to warm up a potential customer.
This process can be exceedingly difficult, especially if you’re not used to it.
I’ve called many prospects and I’m going to show you a few cold calling tips that make this process much easier…. Read more
One of the great areas that I work on with corporations all over the world is called value selling, or the customer value offering.
Value selling says that customers buy your value or service because they anticipate enjoying a value that they would not have in the absence of your product or service. People don’t buy products, they buy the results the product will give them.
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As a salesperson, you are in the business of gap analysis. You are a “problem detective.”
Your job, somewhat like a police inspector searching for suspects, is to find problems for which your product or service is the ideal solution. In a way, your product or service is a key…. Read more
Have you ever wished that you had a crystal ball that told you what your customers were thinking?
As salespeople, we can all benefit by understanding the customer’s exact needs in order to make more sales.
If you’re an effective salesperson, there’s a good chance that it’s thanks to an aptitude for understanding a client’s frame of mind. … Read more