Everyone tends to struggle with sales objections. It’s just that some people learn to cope with them better than others. It is because we go through the emotions of rejection. Here are some practical tips to help deal with them, taken from the training module on Complaints, Objections and Nos. There is an audio CD on the subject too for just £34.99.
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Closing is often feared in selling. And yet it is simply a part of the sales process. it is nothing more, nothing less. Generally the close is a short question. Built into your sales approach, it should just flow. Here are 6 tips about different stages of the sales close.
Here 5 great points about how NOT to do your telemarketing. Good telemarketing requires some thought, some planning and some professional pride. Don’t be one of those telemarketers that gives us all a bad name. Phoning people to sell gas or electricity when they work in serviced offices is clearly a waste of time and frankly not very bright.
Telesales, telemarketing, and customer service training from To Market to suit you. Onsite at your premises. 2 day fully interactive telephone skills training for call centre, contact centre, internal sales, telesales, customer service and telemarketing. Or book individual places on our open courses.
5 sales mistakes to avoid. Work on your integrity to build great long term trading relationships with customers. This will make them more likely to buy from you more often. Take the long term view.
It is important to follow-up enquiries and even website visitors quickly, shortly after they’ve been on your site. There are services that allow you see who these B2B visitors are. Ensure you have a plan in place to maximise the opportunities that are coming your way daily.
Here an article on 5 qualities of a great telemarketer. Just 5 from what could be a lengthy list. Based on many years observations working with some great telemarketing teams and individuals. Plus my own experiences too of course.
Directing the conversation is a key skill when trying to steer your customer in the right direction on the telephone. On our 2 day courses we show you the easy to use 2 stage process – the Seek & Speak circle. We demonstrate it to you, and then give you the chance to try it for yourselves.
Framing questions with customers so that it is easy for them to say yes will increase sales. This is all a part of advanced selling skills.
You don’t find high pressure selling tactics used in B2B business to business markets, at least not as commonly as in B2C sectors. There are differences in the nature of the customer relationship in these 2 environments which means hard sell doesn’t work in industrial or commercial sales. Here’s why.