Being in front of customers is the single most important part of any salesperson’s day, but don’t overlook investing time managing your sales pipeline. Most organizations don’t make the most of this activity – wasting time forecasting rather than using their pipeline as a management tool to improve sales performance. So, how can you become a sales pipeline master?
Objection to price is the number one challenge that sales people encounter. Being prepared for these objections is crucial to your success. So what should you consider to keep your conversion rate healthy?
In this short video guide we'll start to provide the tools you'll need to plan your professional development for a career in sales.
Buyers are more savvy than ever and this, in turn, is making sales more complex. In the digital age sales people are no longer needed for data or information – buyers can find all they need on the internet. Sales people need to be expert problem solvers and the person who can solve the problem in the shortest time possible will win the sale.
In this short video guide we'll show you how to deliver an engaging sales presentation.
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?
Do you who loathe cold calling? Do you fear the rejection it can bring? Using the phone in sales is only difficult for people who use outdated approaches. It’s time to get smart and start smart calling.
Let’s be honest - cold calling can feel daunting and uncomfortable. Even for the most experienced sales person it will probably be one of the toughest parts of their job and the one they regularly put off. If your standard approach is to close your eyes and hope for the best then the chances are you’ll not get much in return. Before you pick up the phone read these tips and start turning up the heat on cold calling.
Do you think of LinkedIn as just a forum for getting a new job? Then you’d be wrong. Imagine one of your clients let you have access to their contact list so that you could pick out the people you wanted to connect with. That’s exactly what LinkedIn does. It’s a business and employment-oriented social networking service that helps people connect with each other and it’s an essential tool if you’re a sales professional.
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