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Use This Word For Word Phrase When Asking For Referrals

Referrals are like gold! They are much more powerful than all of the leads created through telesales, social or the web. If you think about it, having a happy and satisfied customer vouch for your product and service and then…

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3 Powerful Sales Closing Questions That Will Seal The Deal

You had a great sales interaction: Both you and the prospect were calm and comfortable. You developed some rapport and the prospect showed some positive buying signals during the meeting. However, when you presented your proposal it seems as though…

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The Best Phrases To Use When Negotiating Discounts

Let’s take a look at this from both sides of the fence. If you want to negotiate a discount and you’re a buyer then I’ll give you some phrases to use. Conversely if you’re a sales person I’m going to…

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How To Leave A Voicemail Sales Call That Your Prospect Will Return

How do you get prospects to return your sales calls? Of course, it seems impossible to get a return call from leaving a voicemail message. However, sales people also have problems getting calls returned from warm calls, or referrals given…

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18 Sales Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

We’re all looking for the silver bullet technique when it comes to increasing our sales but we can also learn a great deal from those salespeople who make the most mistakes! We’re often looking for “what to do.” Just as…

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How To Go From Order Taker To Trusted Advisor

Order Taker? Trusted Advisor? Or Cheese Monster? How do your customers view you? From the customer’s point of view there are 4 types of relationships that they have with their suppliers. And if you can progress through each of the…

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How Should You Pay Your Telesales Staff To Set Appointments?

More and more companies are electing to employ their own in-house telesales staff to set appointments for the field sales teams.  The question that arises though is how do you compensate this inside sales team? I can tell you that…

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How To Conduct A Virtual Meeting

In its third edition of ‘the State of Sales’ report in 2020, SalesForce reported that “Sales reps have increased their time connecting virtually with customers at a rate 3x greater than connecting in person.” In addition, it states that “Sales…

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What Do Our Retail Customers Expect From Us?

When customers step through the door, they expect a certain level of customer service. Your customer will expect an experience that is free-flowing and completely hassle free and can set you apart from your competitors if you do it right….

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5 Online Sales Meeting Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

Are you using online sales meetings throughout your sales process? More and more companies are going down this route especially those that sell software, SAAS products and online services. Sometimes it can save you a ton of time if you…

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How To Conduct An Online Sales Presentation Through A Virtual Meeting

You’re conducting an online sales presentation to a prospective new customer… Just how can you increase their engagement and keep them interested – and how can virtual meetings and virtual presentations achieve this? This really comes down to a number…

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Can Online Sales Meetings Really Help You To Close The Deal?

We’ve always wanted to conduct more online sales meetings with our prospects but have probably been too scared to actually push through with it all. “You can’t beat face to face” said many a Sales Manager. And they’re probably right….

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