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How To Set Appointments Over The Phone?

While setting appointments over the telephone seems to be becoming increasingly difficult, the need and importance of being able to pick up the phone and set quality appointments remains high. Yes, there are now many alternative prospecting avenues available to…

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What Is An Emotional Selling Proposition & Is It Better Than A Unique Selling Proposition?

Emotional Selling Proposition – have you got one? We all know that sales are based mostly on emotion and the decision is backed up with logic. That’s the law of the salesperson! So, do we often come up with emotional…

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The 4 Most Common Buyer Types In Sales (And How To Sell To Them!)

One feature of modern, relationship-selling is that we need to understand about peoples’ preferred buying behaviour if we are to sell to more of them. It is a fact that people buy differently. They can be known as buyer types….

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What Is Active Listening And How Can We Improve It?

What exactly is ‘active listening’ and why can it be so difficult at times? As the term suggests, active listening skills can be developed, as it is a skill. Like any skill, it can improve with practice. But we have…

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What Is A CRM System And How It Can Benefit Your Business

What is a CRM system? CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management, and it’s essential that when you are selling your promises of a better future to your prospects, you are able to keep manageable records for those sales. What are…

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What Are The Different Types Of Selling?

By different types of sales, we’re referring to the styles that salespeople will adopt when they are with prospects and customers. Either face-to-face or online. Over the years the styles have changed because buyers’ needs have changed. We’ve always had…

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The 5 Stages Of The Negotiation Process

The whole negotiation process takes just 5 stages. That’s it! If you can master the process then you’ll be able to create win-win outcomes with your clients. Negotiation is an art and a science. Many sales people are good at selling but…

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How To Sell A Product To A Customer?

When you think of a salesperson, what immediately springs to mind? Is it the old ‘snake-oil’ salesperson of old who put their foot in the door, or never stops talking, or puts undue pressure on you to ‘sign today’? Hopefully,…

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What Are Customer Service Skills?

Maybe it’s that annoying assistant who won’t leave you alone in a shop? Or that company who never stops cold-calling you? Or maybe it’s that waiter whose splendid attention to your every need makes your normal restaurant visit that bit…

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When Was The Last Time You Changed Your Sales Process?

Sales is a complicated, never-ending process of building relationships with prospects, building trust, answering questions, and moving the whole procedure through to the commitment stage. Your sales process is the formula that keeps you ahead of the game and allows…

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Follow These 5 Steps When Preparing For A Sales Meeting

Having achieved the goal of setting a sales meeting with a customer or prospect, what would be the best way to ensure, as much as possible, its success? Follow these five ideas in order to make sure you are fully…

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How To Handle A Client That Wants A Bigger Discount

There are many times when a sale can stall in its progress and there are many reasons for it occurring. One of the most common is the issue of price, where a prospect has not yet seen the value of…

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