banner_new_1

3 Useful Hints For Leaving Your Prospect A Voicemail

Do you get tired of phoning clients and, instead of getting through, get their voicemail? Yes, it can be frustrating, can’t it? And when you have dozens of them in your weekly call cycle, it can be demoralising and make you wonder if it’s all worth it. So what should you do when you get through to voicemail? To leave…

Read More

4 Ways To Prevent Post Sales Training Stagnation

Most good sales managers recognise the need to develop their sales teams and these managers often see the rewards that come from training their staff to build skills and attitudes. Oftentimes, though, the changes and improvements are short-lived and the return to the ambient levels of performance shows that the investment hasn’t been as worthwhile as originally thought. How can…

Read More

3 Great Reads That Will Elevate You To Sales Excellence

I’m often asked by salespeople and sales managers about how they can develop their skills on a regular and consistent basis, and the obvious answer is to learn from experts and people who have been there and done that’. But it’s easier said than done. A quick search on Amazon shows over 300,000 books just on the subject of sales….

Read More

3 Facts About Your Prospect That Will Change The Way You Sell

“But I sell a great product Sean, why won’t they buy?” It’s a question I get asked a lot! Many salespeople think that just having a great product is good enough – that it will sell itself but in these days of massive change, this will never be enough to be successful. The changes that have driven us to where…

Read More

The 3 Main Components That Drive Customer Loyalty

Most companies agree that loyal customers are the lifeblood of their business. Clients who return continuously to restock or re-purchase make it easy for companies to provide service and back-up because the effort needed to ensure satisfaction is minimal. But how do we ensure this loyalty isn’t just short-lived? What attitude do you as a salesperson and as a business…

Read More

The Sales Force Awakens

I hope you had a fantastic Christmas and welcome to 2016! If you’re like me, I have been champing at the bit to get back! Working in sales can take its toll over the year so I always use the festive period to take a step back and to prepare mentally and physically for the challenges that are on the…

Read More

3 Essential Traits That Elevate Your Credibility In Sales

We are supposedly exposed to over 5,000 marketing, advertising and other types of messages each day. Personally, I think it’s a lot more, especially when you think of how many emails we get! What does this mean to a hard-working, stress-induced salesperson? Well, it could mean that when you approach any new prospect, you are fighting ever harder to even…

Read More

Here’s Your 2016 Sales Planner

It’s coming up to that time of the year where we review what we’ve accomplished in 2015 and look ahead to 2016. To that end, I have created a special report that will help you and your sales teams to be better prepared for the challenges that await in the year ahead. To download your sales planner, please click on…

Read More

The Top 10 Sales Blog Posts Of 2015 – As Voted For By You!

It’s that time of year where we look back and see what we’ve achieved this year and, at the same time, look forward to next year. We’ve brought you bi-weekly tips all year long and will continue to do so again in 2016! From overcoming objections to cold calling, we have tried to cover as many bases as possible to…

Read More

Why USP Is No Longer ‘Unique Selling Proposition’…

Whenever salespeople start talking about their products to prospects, the inevitable question about ‘what makes you different?’ will always crop up. Prospects want to know that they are getting a great product at a great price with great back-up. In value terms, they don’t want to regret a decision afterwards. When you are asked ‘what makes you different?’, how do…

Read More