You Don’t Need Closing Skills If… “I have a lot of quotes out there. My next step is to close them.” Actually, no. Your next step is to learn how to properly sell print such that it eliminates the “close” step entirely. To close an order means to convince a customer to accept your price […]
Three Killer-Good Sales Questions Imagine giving a 2-minute speech at a networking event and then being overwhelmed with people coming up to discuss how you can help them. Not possible? Bill has a way and he shares it in this week’s Short Attention Span Sales Tip. Have you checked out the new SASS [Short […]
Making Assertive Statements Assuming they receive any training at all, my belief is car salespeople are taught to “talk up” the car a potential customer is interested in, making such statements as, “She’s a beauty” or “You look like you belong in this car.” There’s probably some psychology behind it, like they are reaffirming the […]
Do YOU hang up on salespeople? You can’t be in sales without the occasional rude prospect hanging up on you. It reflects poorly on them and their company. But what about you? Do you live in a glass house on this subject? After having been hung up on himself, Bill sat down and shared his […]
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You Don’t Get to Talk to Me Like That If you haven’t had the proverbial door slammed in your face (read: “Not interested!” Click!), you haven’t been selling long enough. Sooner or later, you will run across someone who is not just unwilling to speak with you but they’re mean—or worse— rude about it. We’ve […]