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How To Leave A Voice Mail That The Prospect Will Return

Man Using A Mobile Phone

How do you get prospects to return your calls? Of course, it seems impossible to get a return call from leaving a message on a cold call. However, sales people also have problems getting calls returned from warm calls, or referrals given by satisfied customers. So, what is it that you have to do in a voice mail to get…

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3 Powerful Sales Coaching Tips

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You know the feeling. It seems that after all of the training, the teaching, the sales contests, rewards and prize money; still there are too many on your sales team who routinely turn in lacklustre performances and barley survive. Sales contests, incentive prize money and recognition will cost you a bundle, and if it does not provide a significant return…

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How To Turn Failure Into Success In Sales

Success Failure road sign

Let me say something that, on the face of it, may sound puzzling. You learn more when things are going badly than when they are going well. Go on, admit it…that’s an interesting statement (even if you don’t agree with it!) What I’m referring to is the fact that no-one goes through life being successful every time. The only way…

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Reasons Your Prospect Buys, Ways To Improve Your Listening & Simon Sinek on the Power of Why

Episode 12 – Reasons Your Prospect Buys, Ways To Improve Your Listening & Simon Sinek on the Power of Why This podcast includes: The only reasons your prospects buys 10 ways you can improve your listening skills Simon Sinek on the Power of Why

The 7 Habits Of Highly Ineffective Salespeople

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Our brains are wonderful things, in that it always tries to find the best for us. We can justify every and any action we take simply by identifying some kind of gain for us or achievement we attain. When we are happy to carry out some tasks without even thinking about it, we call that a ‘habit’, i.e. something we…

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3 Ways To Become Indispensable To Your Customer

Customer Loyalty

When we ask buyers what makes them purchase from particular suppliers, the answers can range from great prices to great value to great people and many others. But some reasons always seem to float to the top of the list, and when you see them they appear common sense. Unfortunately, the sense needed for this isn’t that common. So, here…

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The Only 4 Reasons Your Prospect Will Buy

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It’s really quite simple when you consider it: customers become customers if you solve a business problem or create an opportunity for them. That’s basically it, really. But so many salespeople think that just regurgitating a whole brochure-load of facts and information about their products or services will do this for the customer. Unfortunately, this makes the customer have to…

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5 Things That KILL The Sale, Building Rapport & A Quote From Jim Catchcart

Episode 11 – 5 Things That KILL The Sale, Building Rapport & A Quote From Jim Catchcart This podcast includes: The things you do that can kill the sale How to build rapport with your prospects An inspire me quote from Jim Catchcart

10 Ideas That Make Business Relationships Work

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Many salespeople and sales managers that I meet and work with are really excellent at their job. They accentuate the positive nature of what they do, and create reasons for clients to not only do business with them in the first place, but also remain loyal, even in the face of concerns and trouble. What do they bring to the…

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How To Read Your Prospect’s Mind

Brain Telepathy And Mind

Becoming a mind-reader is a dream for most salespeople. To know what your prospect is thinking, being able to react and guide the conversation in a way that builds rapport really quickly, is actually easier than you might think. Especially if you know what you are looking for. A few years ago, neuro-scientists and psychologists recognised that humans think and…

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