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What Is An Emotional Selling Proposition & Is It Better Than A Unique Selling Proposition?

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Emotional Selling Proposition – have you got one? We all know that sales are based mostly on emotion and the decision is backed up with logic. That’s the law of the salesperson! So, do we often come up with emotional selling points in our proposals? Do we develop our emotional selling propositions as well as our unique selling propositions? You’ve…

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The 4 Most Common Buyer Types In Sales (And How To Sell To Them!)

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One feature of modern, relationship-selling is that we need to understand about peoples’ preferred buying behaviour if we are to sell to more of them. It is a fact that people buy differently. They can be known as ‘buyer types’. Some people prefer to buy quickly, others slowly. Some people need a lot of information and detail, for others a…

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What Is Active Listening And How Can We Improve It?

What exactly is ‘active listening’ and why can it be so difficult at times? As the term suggests, active listening skills can be developed, as it is a skill. Like any skill, it can improve with practice. But we have to see the benefits of active listening in order for us to take it seriously. Active listening can be defined…

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What Is A CRM System And How It Can Benefit Your Business

What is a CRM system? CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management, and it’s essential that when you are selling your promises of a better future to your prospects, you are able to keep manageable records for those sales. What are the benefits of a CRM system? The benefits of CRM systems are manifold, and here we list some of them…

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What Are The Different Types Of Selling?

By different types of sales, we’re referring to the styles that salespeople will adopt when they are with prospects and customers. Either face-to-face or online. Over the years the styles have changed because buyers’ needs have changed.  If we were to sell in the same way as the snake-oil salespeople of the Wild West in 19th century America, we would…

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The 5 Stages Of The Negotiation Process

The whole negotiation you have with a client or prospect can be successful or not, based on the way you carry it out. Learn how you can turn a negotiation around if it’s not going well by following a strategic process that you can control.  Also, MTD offers a sales negotiation course that it can help your team conducting profitable…

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How To Sell A Product To A Customer?

When you think of a salesperson, what immediately springs to mind? Is it the old ‘snake-oil’ salesperson of old who put their foot in the door, or never stops talking, or puts undue pressure on you to ‘sign today’? Hopefully, that age-old metaphor is long dead. But there are still people for whom the very notion of being ‘sold-to’ strikes…

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What Are Customer Service Skills?

Maybe it’s that annoying assistant who won’t leave you alone in a shop? Or that company who never stops cold-calling you? Or maybe it’s that waiter whose splendid attention to your every need makes your normal restaurant visit that bit more special? Whatever you think customer service is, it often needs to be revisited in order to be kept front-of-mind….

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Can We Make A Sale Out Of Nothing Developing A Sales Strategy & A Quote From Patricia Fripp

Episode 26: To my sales professional connections (and trainers) This podcast includes: Can we make a sale out of nothing? How to develop a sales strategy in 5 easy steps. A quote from Patricia Fripp Take a look at this episode on https://www.mtdsalestraining.com/loads-bubbling-podcast

When Was The Last Time You Changed Your Sales Process?

Sales is a complicated, never-ending process of building relationships with prospects, building trust, answering questions, and moving the whole procedure through to the commitment stage. Your sales process is the formula that keeps you ahead of the game and allows your customers to make decisions that are in line with their concepts of success. Your sales processes need to be…

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