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How To Quickly Benchmark Your Sales Skills With This Sales Assessment Test

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Have you ever wondered just how good your selling skills actually are? Maybe the only way in the past to determine this is to review your commission or sales figures! But seriously, when was the last time you sat down and benchmarked your skills? Taking a Sales Assessment can give you real valuable insight into what you need to improve…

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4 Top FAQs About Remote Selling During COVID-19

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You know, no-one could have predicted the current situation the world is in, and the effect on the sales world has been nothing short of catastrophic. We’re receiving a relatively large number of enquiries from sales people asking what advice we can offer for those who are still offering products and services, without being able to meet clients face to…

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Recovering From The COVID-19 Sales Wrecker

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Selling is tough at the moment isn’t it? We’ve had over 82 sales training programmes postponed! Some have moved over to virtual channels like webinars and online training but a lot are just waiting it out. You might be in the same situation. If you are, I hope this tip might help you. It’s easy to panic in times like…

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3 Great Examples Of Sales Transition Closing Statements

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  I still get numerous questions regarding what to say, or how to transition from the sales presentation to the sales close. Questions on WHEN to begin to close as well as exactly HOW to start the closing process. Sales Transition Statements Examples In fact, the entire sales interaction is one continuous closing effort; seamlessly moving from one stage of…

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Two Words That Can Eliminate Indecision, How Microlearning Can Help Us Prosper And A Quote From Henry Ford

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Episode 44 – Two words that can eliminate indecision, how microlearning can help us prosper and a quote from Henry Ford This latest podcast takes a look at the two words that can eliminate indecision in your prospect. Could it really be as simple as that? Well, stay tuned to find out those simple words and the reason why they…

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Prospects Don’t Need Salespeople, Setting Goals In The Right Way, And A Quote On Perseverance

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Episode 43: Prospects don’t need salespeople, setting goals in the right way, and a quote on perseverance In this episode we take a look at the fact that prospects don’t need salespeople anymore. Our Skillspill takes a look at setting goals in the right way, especially those which we set ourselves and have full control over. And our Inspire Me…

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Three Powerful Sales Closing Questions

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You had a great sales interaction: Both you and the prospect were calm and comfortable. You developed some rapport and the prospect showed some positive buying signals during the meeting. However, when you presented your proposal it seems as though everything became silent, time began to slow down and tension filled the air as you anxiously waited for the prospect’s…

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How To Sell More Products To Existing Customers

How To Sell More Products To Existing Customers

Who would you rather talk to? A new person who you haven’t met before, or a close friend? Who do you trust more? A salesperson you’ve never seen trying to sell you something you’ve never bought, or someone you’ve known for some time and with whom you have great rapport. Who would you rather sell to? Someone who has never…

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How To Deal With Your Competition When In A Sales Meeting

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You will no doubt have been in the position where you’ve been discussing purchase opportunities with your prospect and the subject of your competitors comes up. Whether it’s the price you are charging or their needs to get different quotes, or many other reasons, it can be quite deflating when the competition is brought up in the sales meeting. Should…

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Selling For Non-Salespeople – How To Become More Client-Oriented If You’re Not In Sales

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Do you often hear people say ‘Oh, I’m not in sales…I can’t sell anything!’ If you do, and they work in your company, you’re letting go of many opportunities for successfully creating a great image for your brand. I say this because everyone, from the CEO to the janitor, creates an image for what you do. Imagine one of your…

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