asking the right sales questions

6 Business Questions To Ask Your Prospects To Build Rapport

A salesman in doubt

One of our trainers asked on a sales course recently how they open their visits with customers. Many offered the idea that they should build rapport with customers by commenting on the weather, some items the prospect has in the office, what their journey was like that day, and so on. Our trainer asked how long they take to ask…

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Use This 3 Step Process To Start Asking The Right Sales Questions

businessman with question sign

If ever there was a key skill that you need to study and improve upon it’s asking the right sales questions. You need to unearth the pain, the desire and the motivations that will get your prospect to take action. Now in an ideal world your prospect will answer your questions EXACTLY the way that you want them to so…

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Asking Tough Questions Gets You The Business

I get a real kick out of getting new business. Call it an ego thing, or whatever you like, but when a customer signs on the line that is dotted, it makes me feel good about myself, my company, my colleagues and my services. About a month ago, a prospect emailed me to say that they were going to use…

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Are You Really Asking For The Order?

Failing to Ask For the Sale A problem that many sales people have is that they do not properly ask for the order. They do not clearly ask the prospect to make a decision. Now before you say, “Oh, I don’t have that problem…” you may want to read on. Below are three ways of NOT asking for the sale,…

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