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3 Techniques To Pick Yourself Up After Losing A Sale

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No matter how good your sales technique, even the best of us will not get a 100% closing ratio. Be it a buyer who isn’t ready yet to make a decision, or a poor meeting where the sales person doesn’t listen effectively, or a myriad of other reasons, it’s possible that the sale has been lost when it could have…

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5 Ways To Guarantee A ‘Yes’ From The Decision Maker

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That seems a bold statement. But we have experienced many meetings with decision-makers where these ways have proved successful. We share them with you in this article. How many times have you thought that it’s a shoeing you will get the business, only to be rejected at the last minute, or having to face a barrage of objections? It can…

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Improve Your Sales Conversations With These 4 Simple Steps

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There’s a great strategy in communication that, I promise, will revolutionise the way you gain an understanding and rapport with a prospect. It’s something that I have to practice time and time again, as it doesn’t always come naturally in conversation; but when it does, it works well and gives you that clarity that so many conversations lack. The process…

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Is Your Employee Ready To Be A Sales Manager?

Choosing Right Candidate

One of the key motivational drivers for many salespeople is the desire for advancement and growth. This could involve seeing their territory sales improve, helping a new product through its launch or possibly farming an account for new business. For some, though, it would be seen as real progress if they were to be promoted to a management position. But…

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Don’t Interrogate Your Prospect, Use This Approach…

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Many buyers have told us in the past that the one thing they hate when with salespeople is being sold to. That seems odd, when you think the reason they are there is to sell their products! But what they mean is that they dislike feeling under pressure, the salesperson using sales tricks and tactics, and the false promises that…

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3 Essential Communication Tips For Building A Successful Sales Team

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Communication, communication and more communication. No pun intended here, but for some sales managers, communication is just talk. Effective and proactive communication is as integral to your sales team as professional training, solid sales support and even good sales people. In fact, communication is the glue that holds all of the pieces of the team’s puzzle together. Here are three…

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7 Skills Sales Directors Will Need In 2025

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It’s no secret that everything in the working environment is evolving. The biggest shifts that are happening in work are being driven by Artificial Intelligence, Globalisation and robotics. The generational gaps that we really didn’t have to concern ourselves about are now one of the most important aspects of every office’s working  situations. The changes we see today are happening…

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8 Tips For Preparing For A Sales Call

Preparation Is The Key

When we ask salespeople how they prepare for making sales calls, most say they might check the company’s website and possibly check the contact’s Linked-In profile, but that’s about it, really. This surprises us, as the quality of the preparation can make or break your opportunities with a new prospect. Here are some tips that you might consider to make…

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The 5 Stages Of The Customer’s Decision Making Process

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When people make decisions, they have a shift of perspective. That is, they stop wondering about the choices they can make and now start to live with the consequences of that decision. The word comes from the Latin “Desicio”, literally meaning ‘to cut off from’. So when your prospect makes a decision, he or she is cutting off from any…

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17 Sales Tips A Buyer Would Give You If You Would Listen

17 Sales Tips A Buyer Would Give You If You Would Listen

Many salespeople ask us for our best tips on how to sell. How do I overcome price objections? What should I do with someone who ignores my emails? These questions and countless others often show salespeople are looking at sales from an old, out-of-date, perspective. These days, it isn’t about how good you are at selling; it’s about how good…

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