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7 Strategies for Tailoring a Custom-Fit Sales Pitch for Each Prospect
Nobody wants to hear how great you are and your product is, they want to know you understand their problem and if you can help solve it.
Deciding Your Next Move When the Prospect Abruptly Has 'No Time'
Sales is always about solving a problem or satisfying a desire, but sometimes your customer just isn't in a hurry.
Use the 'Puppy' Approach to Close More Sales
You know the approach you used as a kid to ask for a puppy? Well, this same tactic works in business, too.
7 Rules for Talking With Gatekeepers
An experienced gatekeeper is adept at screening cold calls and recognizing sales professionals who attempt to reach the decisions makers without an appointment. Here is how to get past them.
The 5 Characteristics of Extraordinary Salespeople
The best sales reps are loyal control freaks who can endure hearing 'no' as many times as necessary to hear 'yes.'
Why Your Sales Team Can't Close
How often have you heard the line, 'My salespeople can't close.' Here is how to fix this issue.
The 5 Secrets to Making Larger Sales
One of the greatest points of distinction between top sales performers and everyone else is average sale size. Here is how to increase your sales deals.
7 Tips for Making a Success of That Crucial First Meeting With a Prospect
You put in a lot of work just to be invited to give a presentation. Don't blow your opportunity with little mistakes.
Want to Write Better Sales Proposals? Follow These 5 Steps.
While some salespeople might view proposals as unnecessary -- or even as a waste of time --they're actually one of the most powerful instruments in a salesperson's arsenal of deal-closing tools.
Not Closing Sales? Look to These 5 Mistakes.
You should be reflecting on what has gone right and what has gone wrong in the past, but these errors may be contributing.
To Win More Prospects, Stop Selling and Start Courting
Treat every potential client as you would someone who you hope will give you a second date.
Your Survival Depends on Following Up on Internet Leads -- Fast
There is a massive problem of companies not pursuing customer inquiries right away, which is a huge opportunity for you.
Lights, Camera, Sell? What Your Sales Team Can Learn from Actors.
There are five interesting parallels between these two worlds that can help your staff close deals.
Hiring Sales Pros
A Guide to Hiring the Right Type of Salesperson for What You're Selling
Just as a relief pitcher and a starter are different types doing the same job, sales pros come in endless variety.
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