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While social networking sites have made the task of finding potential customers easier, be sure you're targeting the right people in the correct manner.
Many sellers push hard to close the year and ultimately come up short. But there are a couple ways to minimize fire drills.
Do you walk around asking potential clients 'What can I do to win your business?' Don't.
While the old way may have been 'buy or goodbye,' things have changed in that all customers, old and new, deserve your full attention.
Customers remember what's put out in front of them first, so it pays to be fast.
Instead of following the common haphazard approach to landing customers, think of every outreach effort as part of a larger initiative.
The better you know your prospect before pitching, the likelier you are to connect.
They're not like those other B2C customers.
It's the mad dash at the end of the year, when you push to make it a profitable one. Follow these five steps to build your business effectively.
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.
Know your customer's corporate culture and respect it. Do your homework and don't bypass gatekeepers or skip the ranks.
How often have you heard the line, 'My salespeople cant close.' Here is how to fix this issue.
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.
You are sitting on a gold mine. Here is how to capitalize on it.
Whether its detective work, coaching or entrepreneurship, the best people are playing chess while the rest are playing checkers.
If you thought you needed more charismatic friends to have a social-maven driving your sales, think again.
When the purchasing decision chain is full of doubters, these tips can help you woo more customers.
As entrepreneurs, we all know people who could benefit from our professional assistance. Here is how to begin the conversation without sounding too 'salesy.'
You put in a lot of work just to be invited to give a presentation. Don't blow your opportunity with little mistakes.
Former Red Sox player shares what his baseball career can teach entrepreneurs about sales.
By playing up certain things in your direct mail, you will increase the chances of customers making a purchase.
It's helpful to understand the logic behind buyers -- especially when it comes to what's stopping them from a purchase.
Your website won't always hook potential clients. Sometimes, you'll need to jump in to assist and get them to bite.
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.
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