Have you ever attended a sales training course and felt a rush of excitement at the end of it – keen to apply all your learning and ready take on the world? How long does your post-training rush last for? If you’re like most people, probably only a few days. So, how do you ensure you get the best return on sales training?
What goals have you set yourself to achieve this year? And are you on track to achieve them? If not, maybe the goal wasn’t the right goal for you. Read on to find out how to set goals for success and why the ISMM (Institute of Sales and Marketing Management) is your ideal partner for reaching your goals.
B2C purchases are usually quick and rarely involve much commitment. You are probably offering a product / service that can be purchased online, shipped to their doorstep or virtual doorstep. Simple. This means that you can successfully get a sale after only one interaction. However if used smartly, one powerful social media post could be enough to boost your sales.
Sales is sales, right? If you have skills and experience, you can sell to anyone in any environment. Wrong – business to business (B2B) selling and business to consumer (B2C) selling require different skills. Knowing which skills and techniques to use in the B2C environment will transform you from an average into an exceptional sales person
: In today’s world, being connected and constantly updated can often feel more of a hindrance than a help. Our minds are stuffed full of information but how much of it is relevant? The other issue with our desire to be connected is that it breeds a habit of distraction. If you’re trying to study or take on new (and relevant) information, how do you win the focus battle?
LinkedIn is the social network that smart sales people use. In the business-to-business (B2B) world it’s an invaluable tool, especially for prospecting. It can help you gather information on people and learn more about the organizations they work for; resulting in better quality prospects who you are more likely to be to sell to.
If you’re a regular LinkedIn user you’ve probably noticed there have been quite a few changes this year; following Microsoft’s acquisition of the company for $26.2 million in 2016. There’s more to the makeover than just a cleaner look – there have been some changes in functionality too. So is it still the best sales weapon out there?
In this video we'll give a short introduction to help you understand Customer Segmentation and Profiling.
Storytelling is the ability to create a vision in someone else’s mind. Great sales people use stories to engage their audience. This engagement creates empathy, builds trust and ultimately drives sales.
To be a high performing sales person you need to have a daily routine that sets you apart from your colleagues. So what should your routine look like? There are some simple concepts that will take you a long way in your sales career and they’re practiced by all the best sales people every day. The application of these principles is almost guaranteed to move you to the top of your field.