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The Effects Of Giving Discounts On Your Products

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I always enjoy reading true stories that readers send in. They offer a real perspective on how life is like for sales guys out there in the big world. Sometimes these stories highlight points that are worth sharing and today’s post is exactly one of those. Here’s the story I received, as I received it… [...]

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The Best Answer To ‘Can You Match Their Price?’

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Most salespeople dread the question that asks if you can match the price the competitor has offered. It immediately puts you on the back foot, as you probably wanted to concentrate on how your products would benefit the prospect and now they want to discuss price. It can be hard to judge when price should [...]

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The Proper Way To Reduce Your Price During The Close….But Only If You Have To!

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Offering a discount to help motivate the prospect can often be a powerful inducement to close a few more sales.  However, dropping your price in the wrong way will cost you a ton of lost sales, it will reduce your margins to nothing and in addition you could lose the prospect’s trust and respect and possibly damage the credibility of your company.     [...]

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A Good Way To Deal With Discounts

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One of our trainers is looking for a new car for September delivery and he shared with me his experience at his local dealership. I thought I’d share his story with you… “I had settled on a new model, agreed the spec and was ready to negotiate the price downwards with the salesman. I teach [...]

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The Dangers Of Discounting

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You’ll know how difficult it can be out there to maintain your effective pricing strategy. How often have you been drawn into a price battle with your customer, with the biggest threat going through your mind that you’ll lose the sale if you don’t discount? Before you do offer a discounted price, bear in mind [...]

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