When To Say "When"

A guide to putting inactive prospects in your rear view mirror

Ever had a prospect that looks so good, but is always just beyond your reach? Maybe they will decide next week, have to check the budget, the excuses are endless. How do you know when you need to move on? Time management is one the crucial elements of the sales process. These prospects can be time suckers.

Becoming a top producer in sales is not a knowledge issue. It is a consistency issue.

Angry prospects are direct and with the right approach, they can become great prospects. Improve your sales motivation with this one tip.

Social dynamics is the science of using nonverbal sub-communication to influence others.The consequences of not using proper social dynamics in your sales interactions are severe, and most of us don't even know we're doing anything wrong.What about pacing the movements of your prospect? It is from the old school of selling that is now wrong.

An endless string of ringing phones, overflowing email inboxes, bosses, coworkers, competitors, complaints and water-cooler gossip inundate our days. Often the stress to close a deal or get things done keeps us awake at night. In the world of selling, just like the Superbowl, there are fantastic distractions but in the end nobody is really saying or doing anything. Until along comes someone who sticks out for how "unsalesy" they are.

What are some questions you could ask your prospects that might narrow down whether or not they're prospects worth spending time with or not? What are some questions you could ask your customers that might improve your sales presentation or customer service? Before you waste your breath talking about carpet cleaning, wouldn't it make sense to discover if your prospect has any carpet?

What Is ATTITUDE And Why Is It Important To You?

Your Attitude, Not Your Aptitude Will Determine Your Altitude

Our roots spread inward and are anchored in past experiences, and the fruit branch outward exposed for all to see. Attitude is both our best friend and our worst enemy. It is a manner which draws people to us, or repels them. It is impossible to engage others to believe in your product or service, if your attitude projects the opposite.

It can be really tough to get prospects to sign up or to buy from you. That is why you need to know just what exactly to say. Yes, you can still turn prospects into real and profitable sales leads. What you need to do is to know the words that you should be saying.

Anything that has even a hint of dishonesty or deceit rubs people the wrong way and does more to convince them not to join you in the business than it does to persuade them to take a look at your opportunity. So why not use honesty from the get go? Your prospects truly yearn for sales situations that maintain honesty over manipulation. No matter what might sound salesman slick or smooth to say... honesty really is the best policy.

The reason we often shy away from focusing on a particular targeted group is that we think it's going to limit our business. However, the truth is that it helps your business to grow much more quickly. Again, the key is to speak to a very select group. "You can't please all the people all the time."