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How To Respond To “Call Me Back In 6 Months”

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Yes, it’s that old chestnut again: the age-old-how-can-I-get-rid-of-this-pesky-salesperson answer. Most prospects will use this simply to get rid of you and if you take it on face value, you might feel there might be a chance in six months’ time. Your manager asks you about this prospect and you say, “Yep, this one’s in the […]

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Questions To Ask Yourself When You Review The Sales Call

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Whether you are successful or not in a sales call, it is always advantageous to review what you did and didn’t do. The main reason for this is to check whether you and your prospect got the most out of the interaction. If you did well, you can learn how you can apply those ideas […]

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3 Critical Things You Need To Know About Today’s Gatekeeper

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If you still view gatekeepers as annoying, low-level, annoying pawns whose mission in life is to do nothing but waste your time, cost you money and make your life miserable, then I have news for you. The fact is that today’s modern gatekeeper (GK) is an educated, highly trained, sophisticated and sales savvy professional, who […]

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3 Powerful Tips For Turning Incoming Calls Into Incoming Profits

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Often the value and significance of the incoming call is overlooked. Sales and customer service people often take such calls for granted, believing that the caller MUST have an interest since they called in. However, you have to remember that an incoming cold call is STILL a cold call, requiring, tact, care and precision. #1: […]

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To Get Past More Gatekeepers, Just Get In The Gate

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The Gatekeeper; that secretary, receptionist or otherwise, frontline person whose job, it seems, is to make your life as a professional sales person, miserable. Yes, a good gatekeeper (GK) can indeed cause havoc and prevent you from getting to the decision maker (DM). Of course, there are ways to get past these “guardians of the […]

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