closing techniques

3 Ways Of Asking For The Sale, That ASK For The Sale

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After all the preparation, proposals and meetings you’re so close to closing the deal. But there’s one thing stopping you! Asking for the sale… So let us look at a few more direct and clear ways to ask for the sale that will help you make more money. Sign Here There are not too many ways to be more direct…

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Five Ways To Gain Commitment

We often get salespeople asking “What’s the best ‘close’ I can use?” or “How can I ‘close the sale’ more often?” Putting the emphasis on the ‘close’ can be a big mistake in the sales process. Too often, the salesperson will try to get the order and prescribe an answer before determining and diagnosing the real problems that occur in…

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Overcoming 10 Stalls That Prospects Use As Objections – Video Blog

As sales people you will have faced many different types of objections during your sales interactions, and most of these will be easy for you to overcome now that you understand them. However, not all objections you come up against are actually objections. Some prospects will simply be stalling for more time to make a decision, but the reasons they…

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A Great Way To Transition To The Sales Close

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 still inundate my inbox. Of course, I believe that there is NO transition, and in fact, the entire sales interaction is one…

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Want A Good Sales Close? Try An Apology

First, I want you to understand the philosophy of this concept. When you do not close the sale, the fact is that you have failed. If you believe in your heart that the prospect would be better off by owning what you sell, then if they do not buy, they have to be worse off. The prospect is going to…

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How To Get The Money Off Your Mind When Closing The Sale

Having the right mindset during the close is far more important than any super-sales technique, closing gimmick or pricing strategy. You can have all of the best words and closes, but if your potential commission is at the forefront of your thoughts, you are dead. Your Mind is on the Money Once the prospect feels that your interest in the…

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The “Take-Away” Can Be A Great Tool To Close Sales

For some reason, an intrinsic part of human nature is to desire that which is forbidden. It seems that whatever it is that we cannot, or should not have, are the very things we want most. Take anything, and deny someone of their right, ability or choice to have it, and they will want it more, simply because they can’t…

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3 Ways To Mess Up A Perfectly Good Sale

I teach a lot of “Best Practices” here at MTD Sales Training. However, every once in a while, it’s time to explore some of those “Worst Practices.” You can do a few things at the end of the sales process that completely ruins everything. The prospecting process went perfect. One telephone call set the appointment and the sales interaction went…

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How To Push Your Prospect’s Hot Buttons

“Find the prospect’s hot buttons!” “Push their hot buttons!” We’ve heard these thoughts before; but what do they mean? Is it to say that as a sales person you should try to discover your prospect’s primary areas of interest? How do you push those so-called buttons anyway? How do these hot buttons help you close sales? Exactly what is a…

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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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