Colin Knowles

Sales Professional and Coach. I adapt and implement new sales techniques to cope with changing times. "there is no graduation in sales"

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  1. Sales Techniques – Using Testimonials — 3 comments
  2. Ask For The Business — 3 comments
  3. Sales Skills and Transparency? — 1 comment
  4. Your Attitude — 1 comment

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Is Sales a Numbers Game?

IS SALES A NUMBERS GAME? – – – Sales closing techniques; do they work? Or is sales success simply a numbers game? Sure, if you had a line of a million people and you asked each one “Would you like to buy this?” then you’d probably expect a percentage to agree. However, if sales is …

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Closing and Clarifying

CLOSING AND CLARIFYING – – – Don’t Like “Closing”? “Closing” is probably the most feared part of the sales process for both the prospect and the sales professional. For the prospect, the anticipation of feeling trapped and pressured; for the sales professional the risk of damaging that hard earned relationship and crushing the work they’ve …

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Your Attitude

YOUR ATTITUDE – – – Ask any Sales Coach, Life Coach or Mentor and they’ll all probably agree that your personal attitude will be the cause or solution of any given situation. There are literally hundreds of books, websites and audio recordings of how attitude will change your perspective on challenges and naturally change your …

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Ask For The Business

ASK FOR THE BUSINESS – – – As a sales professional, it is our responsibility to get the foundations of our sales structure as solid as we possibly can.  For example;  we need to ensure our product knowledge is razor sharp and up to the minute.  We need to know what our competitors are up …

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Sales Techniques – Using Testimonials

SALES TECHNIQUES – USING TESTIMONIALS – – – A great way to gain prospect confidence and get the sale is by using past client testimonials; or some may refer to these as 3rd party stories. When we first greet our prospect, it’s probably fair to say they might be somewhat sceptical or perhaps wary of us …

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Sales Skills and Transparency?

CAN SALES SKILLS AND TRANSPARENCY WORK TOGETHER? – – – Sales skills are sometimes considered as underhanded or somewhat shifty.  I’ve actually heard them referred to as some kind of “Hoodwinking” technique that blinds the prospect from the truth to force the sale. There are sales trainers that promote honesty and transparency over sales skills. They …

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First Contact With Your Prospects

FIRST CONTACT WITH YOUR PROSPECTS – – – Sales techniques and sales closing strategies only lead to a sale if the prospect likes the idea of what you have to offer; it must make sense and be comfortably affordable. However, before any of this process can happen, prospects must buy something else first; you! The …

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Total Prospect Understanding

TOTAL PROSPECT UNDERSTANDING – – – Successful selling applying sales closing techniques are only effective if the prospect trusts us and has confidence in our ability as a sales professional. A positive mental attitude and healthy leadership qualities are an essential trait to have as a sales professional, but will lead to nothing if the …

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Outsell “The Recession”

OUTSELL THE “RECESSION” – – – Since 2009, 24 hour news TV channels,newspapers, radio and the rest of the world’s media have forced us daily, hourly and even to the minute to listen or read about “The Financial Crisis!”, “Markets in Despair!” and “Recession to get worse!”. Their words backed up and echoed by huge …

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