6 Ways You Can Fulfil Your Prospect’s Needs

Many salespeople struggle to find the best way forward when they have to work with existing clients because they still put the emphasis on their own products and services. The more successful salespeople spend their time identifying the real needs of the businesses they are working with and creating opportunities for them to advance their businesses. This opens up chances…

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10 Quick Tips On Gaining The Ultimate Competitive Advantage

Sales is one of the most fluid of industries, mainly because of the massive amount of changes that it has been involved in over the years. The only consistent factor that has existed has been change. Thinking about what has to happen for a sales consultant to be successful, one thing that naturally comes up is their ability to achieve,…

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5 Quick Tips On Building Better, Long-Term Client Relationships

We all know that partnering with a client’s business helps you to establish long-terms relationships, often provides improved profit opportunities and adds value at every touchpoint you have with the buyer’s company. It offers and delivers results you simply wouldn’t achieve at a more shallow level. What is it, then, that makes businesses open their inner sanctum to you and…

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3 Quick Tips On Leading Your Prospect Directly To The Close

Most people like to envision a future full of promise and profits. It helps us to set goals, have purpose and build strategies. It’s always better to look forward to the future rather than loathe it. As a sales consultant, how can you help buyers to build this vision? What can you do to encourage them to listen to your…

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Use This Cold Email Template To Make The Best Possible First Impression With The Prospect

I’ve seen hundreds and hundreds of emails from companies trying to sell their products to me or my team. Some of the products and services are really good and would make a difference to the way we work. But the emails are so lousy or self-serving that they (a) don’t tell me how I would benefit or (b) bore me to…

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19 Steps Sales People Must Take If Everything Seems Like It’s Going Wrong

It’s easy to be content and consistent when things are going great. You’re on a roll, nothing seems to be too much trouble and success is around every turn. Oh, if things could always work out how we want them to. But because of imperfect procedures, human error or simply bad luck, we often find things going wrong and having…

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Use This Opening Sentence In A Cold Email Before You Call A Prospect

Cold-calling has gotten a bad rap in many circles lately, mainly because of the fact the interruption caused to the prospect is seen as simply that…an un-called-for intrusion into their working day. Most salespeople these days attempt to turn the cold-call into a warm lead by finding out lots about the prospect before calling them, so they know some valuable…

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6 Quick Steps On Expanding Your Industry Knowledge & Awareness

How long have you worked in your industry? That’s your history, and for many people it’s all their history. In other words, they have just one or two perspectives on the world of work and business. I have the privilege of training and consulting with many industries and it allows me to see things from so many points of view….

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What Do You Do When Your Customer Wants To Vent?

There are times when the customer simply wants to let off steam. Maybe the delivery you promised hasn’t arrived. Or some of the equipment has broken down. Or there’s simply too much pressure on the prospect and they have to let someone know how they feel, and you’re the nearest human being at that time. Whatever the reason, it’s always…

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Embrace These 2 Sales Concepts…Or You’ll Get Left Behind

There are two concepts that are going to have a radical influence over the next 10 years of business, and unless we embrace them, we are going to be left behind by those individuals and companies who do. The first is the management of change. As the saying goes, change is the only constant. But today’s successful leaders not only…

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