Questioning Skills

3 Ways Of Asking For The Sale, That ASK For The Sale

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After all the preparation, proposals and meetings you’re so close to closing the deal. But there’s one thing stopping you! Asking for the sale… So let us look at a few more direct and clear ways to ask for the sale that will help you make more money. Sign Here There are not too many ways to be more direct…

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How To Build Up The Gains For Your Customers

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There are only two reasons why a customer’s business will want to change from what they’re doing to something else. The first is that your solutions offer something they don’t have now, and they will be able to benefit from having or using it. The second is if they are experiencing pains associated with the current situation and need to…

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6 Business Questions To Ask Your Prospects To Build Rapport

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One of our trainers asked on a sales course recently how they open their visits with customers. Many offered the idea that they should build rapport with customers by commenting on the weather, some items the prospect has in the office, what their journey was like that day, and so on. Our trainer asked how long they take to ask…

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Don’t Interrogate Your Prospect, Use This Approach…

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Many buyers have told us in the past that the one thing they hate when with salespeople is being sold to. That seems odd, when you think the reason they are there is to sell their products! But what they mean is that they dislike feeling under pressure, the salesperson using sales tricks and tactics, and the false promises that…

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50 Sales Director Interview Questions

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The Sales Director role is considered to be the lifeblood of many companies because of the strategic and operational role they play in the success of the business. Recruiting for the role can be a painstaking experience, especially when there are so many good candidates out there. How can you attract the right one for your business? How can you…

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3 Critical Sales Questions You NEED To Ask The Customer

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Here are three critical questions you need to confirm with your customer before you have a hope in progressing the sale: Who Is Going To Make The Decision? That’s pretty obvious, but do you know who the key influencers are, too? Who are the people the decision-maker is going to take counsel from, ask approval of, or commit the product…

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The 2500-Year-Old Questioning Technique That Works With Modern Day Buyers

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Imagine you’re walking around the shops and an elderly man approaches you, asking you some questions. You try to ignore him, but his questions are powerful and engaging. He makes you think a lot and you find yourself drawn into the conversation which very quickly brings out how you see a current situation. Although he never really takes a position,…

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Use This 3 Step Process To Start Asking The Right Sales Questions

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If ever there was a key skill that you need to study and improve upon it’s asking the right sales questions. You need to unearth the pain, the desire and the motivations that will get your prospect to take action. Now in an ideal world your prospect will answer your questions EXACTLY the way that you want them to so…

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10 Questions ALL Sales People Must Ask Themselves At The End Of The Month

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I love the expression “Questions are the answer”. It reminds us all that the quality of the answers we get in life are determined by the quality of the questions we ask. Much of what we experience in life goes over our heads, created by things that are out of our control. What we focus on will get us our…

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Use These 2 Examples To Uncover Prospect Needs

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You’ve probably been on courses where you’ve discussed the different types of questions that are available to you. You’ll have heard of open questions and closed questions. You’ll be familiar with probing questions and possibly leading questions, too. But the truth is that this can bog you down into thinking you’ve got to vary your questioning type and it can…

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