Sales Presentations

What To Do When Something Goes Wrong In Your Presentation

Many of us have been there. The presentation is going well, the customer is appreciating all our demonstrations, your ideas are being well-received… Then….Wham! Something goes wrong! The laptop freezes. The demonstration falls apart. A member of the buyer team…

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How To View Failure In Sales

Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as America’s greatest inventor. Although he patented nearly 1,100 ideas, many people remember him for the invention of the long-lasting and practical electric light bulb. So many experiments…

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How Important Is Your Brand To A Customer

Branding is a key component in determining your success in sales and marketing. You may not think that, as a salesperson, your input to how your brand is perceived or recognised should be a priority; isn’t the experience the customer…

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How To Customise A Compelling Story For Your Sales Presentation

How many times have you made a presentation and afterwards thought ‘that was so boring, even I wouldn’t have bought my product!’ There are many occasions where we have presented a solution and it’s not created any connection with the…

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Was Your Prospect Interested In Your Pitch?

How many times have you walked away from a sales meeting, returned to your office and stated that the sale is in the bag, and it’s just a matter of getting the signature on the contract? How often have you…

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6 Reasons Why You Should Always Plan Your Sales Presentation

We’ve never been so time-poor. With everything inside and outside of our control exerting pressure on us to deliver, it’s not surprising that many things that should be done miss their deadline. One of those things that often goes by…

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11 Quick Tips On Effectively Preparing Your Sales Pitch

At some point in the sales process we need to make our pitch. This is an area where most salespeople could do a lot better. Most people in sales present a standard pitch that all their customers get to hear….

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11 Quick Tips On How To Best Prepare For A Sales Pitch

At some point in the sales process we need to make our pitch. This is an area where most salespeople could do a lot better. Most people in sales present a standard pitch that all their customers get to hear….

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How To Present Solutions That Make The Prospect Think Differently

When salespeople present their solutions to prospects, they seldom see the whole picture. What I mean by this is that many salespeople see their product or service and present it from their own perspective. That is, they determine what are…

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6 Actions You MUST Take After Your Sales Presentations

I remember meeting a salesperson in my office who presented me with a product that would hopefully deal with some challenges we were having at the time. The product was quicker, more efficient and easier to use than our current…

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Dealing With Nerves During Formal Sales Presentations

We’ve all been there. You’ve been asked to make a formal sales presentation in front of a panel as part of a beauty parade and you’ve not had a lot of experience or training in doing it. Or maybe you’ve…

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Should I Present Solutions? Or Are Options Better?

Those questions were raised at a recent sales course we ran, and they are interesting because most salespeople are trained to present and close at every opportunity. In fact, in one of my favourite films, Glangarry Glenross, Alec Baldwin is…

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