Handling Objections – Infographic

One of the biggest hurdles facing sales people is the objection raised from the prospect. Using the tactics in our infographic below, handling objections will now be a doddle! TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL SIZE INFOGRAPHIC PLEASE CLICK HERE (Image by MTD Sales Training – please attribute if republished) Happy selling! Sean McPheat Managing Director MTD Sales Training http://www.mtdsalestraining.com  

The Best Question To Ask When A Prospect Rejects Your Price

It happens every day in most sales interactions. You’re having a great conversation with the prospect, building up value and creating real desire in their minds for your solution. They seem to be interested in what you’re saying, and you have great confidence you’re going to make the sale. Then they ask about the price. You confidently give the price…

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How To Progress An Indecisive Prospect

One of the most difficult conversations you’ll probably have is the one where the prospect can’t make their mind up, is indecisive or doesn’t know how to make a commitment. Mainly, it’s down to fear of failure, or of making a mistake that will come back and haunt them later. It’s a natural reaction, because who in their right mind…

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What To Say When They’re Happy With Their Current Supplier

One of the hardest situations for a salesperson to deal with is when a prospect is using an existing supplier and is satisfied with the arrangement. Often, clients get used to a supplier and fall into a sort of ‘well of comfort’ where they accept the level of support as being the norm, and are lulled into allowing the current…

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What To Do When Your Prospect Stalls

“We’ll give it some considerable thought…” “We’ll get back to you as soon as possible…” “I’ll definitely think about it…” How many times have you heard these words and similar after you’ve presented the solution to the prospect? As we’ve stated before, these are NOT classed as objections…the prospect is stalling, wanting more time to consider the options. Now, we…

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How To Overcome The Economy Objection – Video Blog

Despite the fact that our economy is now growing and we are finally moving away from the dreaded “recession objection”, many sales people are finding that they are still coming up against the economy objection during their sales interactions and are struggling to close the deal because of it. So how do you overcome the economy objection and close more…

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A Different Way To Deal With Objections

Why do objections occur? It’s an age-old question that gets salespeople crying into their beer. There are, naturally, many reasons why they come up, but they tend to revolve around one main cause…that the value of change doesn’t match the status quo. Here’s a different way to deal with objections. When a prospect states an objection, avoid the natural response,…

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2 Quick Responses To, “That Costs Too Much!”

Short and sweet; here are two quick but very powerful responses to the age-old reply of, “That costs too much!” The responses are a brief summary of each concept as you can add you own flavour and style. However, I think you will get the main gist of the ideas immediately. #1 – Compared To What? This is a great question…

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A SMALL Price Decrease Is A BIG Deal

While it should be only on rare occasions, there are times when you will need to offer a discount and lower your price to close the sale. A well-orchestrated and properly timed price drop can indeed help close a sale. However, a price reduction – no matter how small – done incorrectly can cost you the loss of more than…

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Is It A Price Objection Or Sticker Shock?

A price objection is one thing. However, if you reveal your pricing and ask for the order, then after a comprehensive sales interaction, the prospect responds with a state of disbelief; you have a much bigger problem. The Molehill Really IS a Mountain In a price objection, of course, you failed to build enough value. However, if the prospect is…

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