Objection Handling

Still Getting Economy Objections? Try This Approach

A sluggish economy gives prospects a ton of objections and reasons to stall. Unfortunately, many sales people still have a difficult time overcoming these, “econojections.” The main reason sales people have such problems with econojections is that they are not…

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The Difference Between Harassing Sales Pressure And Professional Sales Persistence

You know the drill: you do a great sales interaction, cover as many objections as possible before they arise, ask for the order, and then continue to ask for the order. One of the oldest idealisms in professional selling is…

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How To Handle The Price FIRST Prospect

Two minutes into the sales interaction, the prospect is demanding to know the price. You do what you can do avoid divulging the price too soon, but the prospect insists. If you sell a product or service were you must…

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“I Am Happy With My Current Supplier,” Is NOT An Objection

Every day, I hear from salespeople who are confused, frustrated or defeated by facing what they feel is a nearly insurmountable objection: “I am sorry, but I am very happy with my current supplier/vendor. We have been doing business with…

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A Powerful Way To Handle The Spouse Objection

“Well, everything looks good. But I just have to ask my wife about this…” “Yes, it is a great offer, but I always discuss things like this with my husband first…” Is It an Objection, a Stall or a Condition?…

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One Great Sales Close

Following is one powerfully effective sales close that I am finding is quickly becoming a favourite among many sales people. The three main reasons I like this sales close is… 1. It is simple 2. It HELPS the prospect sort…

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Price Objection? Is It The Price Or The Cost?

Of course, price objections run rampant and are certainly here to stay. However, I believe sales people need to understand, and more importantly; help their prospective customers understand the difference between price and cost. Is it the Price or the…

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Can You Change The Price Only Prospect Into A Good Loyal Client?

In a recent post, “4 Powerful Reasons To Walk Away From The Price ONLY Prospect,” I detailed how and why you need to walk away from that POP (Price Only Prospect). That is the prospect who cares nothing about service,…

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A Powerful Answer To The, “I Want To Think About It” Objection

“I want to think about it…” may be the most popular objection in the world, and still causes many sales people a lot of grief and substantial income. The reason behind the objection is usually that the sales interaction did…

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Stop Trying To Overcome Objections

Objections: those reasons, stalls, excuses, or otherwise barriers that prevent you from closing the sale. Every professional sales person is familiar with objections, and has invested significant amounts of time learning how to deal with objections. You may not like…

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Can You Do A Sales Presentation Too Well?

You know you did your job. You did a great sales presentation, covering all the bases. You uncovered problems and built tremendous value. You are certain that it is clear to the prospect that the value of the product or…

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Try This Last Effort When You Have Lost The Sale And You Are Walking Out Of The Door

You have gone through the entire sales presentation. You have closed a dozen times. You faced and, you thought, you overcame, what seems like a thousand objections; and still the prospect will not buy. It’s all over and it’s time…

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