Is Sales a Numbers Game?

IS SALES A NUMBERS GAME? ~ Sales closing techniques – do they work or is sales success simply a numbersgame? 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 indeed a …

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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 insist that …

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Dwelling on defeat?

DWELLING ON DEFEAT? ~ When you give up in your mind, your mind gives up on you. We must believe and be totally convinced there is an opportunity with every prospect we see instead of dwelling on defeat and failure. It is our responsibility as sales professionals to ask the right open questions to find …

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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 life for …

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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 – after …

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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 very first …

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Outsell The Recession

OUTSELL THE RECESSION (2007 -2009) ~ Since 2007, 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 …

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