Sales Planning

Why You Should Have A CLOSE A & A CLOSE B

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The excitement you feel when you get a positive response from your prospect is palpable. All that hard work, all that research, all that grafting and painstaking questioning and presenting has paid off and the prospect is heading towards buyers-ville. It’s all going so well. Then, when you ask the prospect for the order, they bring out another objection, or…

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6 Questions To Ensure You Build Value For Your Customers

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You know well how customer don’t buy on price alone. The risk that is taken when they buy the cheapest option is sometimes too great and so other components are taken into account when decisions are made. We often say that we should sell the concept of value, as it appears in the eyes of the prospect. But how can…

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How To Develop A Sales Strategy In 5 Easy Steps

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You wouldn’t go on holiday without deciding where you wanted to go, planning the accommodation and deciding on what transportation you would use. So, when you are planning your approach to sales, it makes total sense to determine the strategies you are going to use to make it successful. Selling is a strategic occupation, as it needs plans, processes, techniques…

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5 Steps To Follow When You’ve Done No Sales Meeting Preparation

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So you’ve arrived 30 minutes early and you’re sitting in your car ready to go in and visit a prospect and you’ve made the cardinal sin and have not done any sales preparation for this meeting! Shame on you! So you might have briefly scanned their website but that’s just about it.   Well, here are 5 areas to prepare…

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Follow This Exact 5 Step Strategy For Sales Success In All Situations

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I often meet salespeople in my visits to clients and ask them for their favourite strategies when it comes to sales. Sometimes they tell me a couple of ideas, but mainly I’m met with a blank stare or a mumbling of some quote or other they’ve heard over the years. Why is it so important to have a strategy when…

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4 Quick Tips On Dragging Your Sales Process Out Of The Dark Ages

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I was thinking about our business last week and the many customers who have used our services over the years. There is one common denominator that joins them all together; they have all changed their buying process as time has gone by. So, every year, my team renegotiate the terms and conditions with them. Every year, the buyers find different…

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The Sales Force Awakens

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I hope you had a fantastic Christmas and welcome to 2016! If you’re like me, I have been champing at the bit to get back! Working in sales can take its toll over the year so I always use the festive period to take a step back and to prepare mentally and physically for the challenges that are on the…

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Here’s Your 2016 Sales Planner

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It’s coming up to that time of the year where we review what we’ve accomplished in 2015 and look ahead to 2016. To that end, I have created a special report that will help you and your sales teams to be better prepared for the challenges that await in the year ahead. To download your sales planner, please click on…

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Can You Create Selling Opportunities Out Of Nothing?

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One of the keys to opening the door to a buyer’s wallet is to determine the position they are in at this moment, and how that position could change in the future. It’s really important to ascertain the ‘mode’ that a buyer is in, because if we try to ‘pitch’ our product or service to someone who is in the…

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MTD Sales Training Launch New Sales Assessment Test

Do you know what your strengths and weaknesses are as a sales person? If you don’t then you’re missing out on improving your sales performance. To that end we’ve developed a new sales assessment product that will enable you to see where your gaps are and what you need to do to improve. Please go on over to https://www.mtdsalesinsight.com to…

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