Joint Sales Calls

Joint Sales Calls

One of the fundamental principles that I’ve held to for my career in sales is this: One of the best things a sales manager can do is make joint sales calls with his/her sales people. While I continue to believe that, I received an email from an Ezine subscriber some...
5 Sales Strategies to Develop Accounts

5 Sales Strategies to Develop Accounts

Salespeople are most successful when they use proven sales strategies to develop accounts. It makes sense. Rarely will you make one sales call on someone and then never see them again. More likely, you will come to know these customers. You can’t expect to sell...
5 Ways to See a Prospect

5 Ways to See a Prospect

Question and Answer: Dave, I’ve tried for months to see a prospect account, but can’t get them to return my calls. When is it best to just give up? There is a question we have all asked at one time or another.  As usual, there is no simple answer.  Let’s explore this....
I’m too busy to …

I’m too busy to …

How many times have you said that?  It’s a very common response to almost every request.  Unthinkingly, rather than think about the request, we default to blaming our busy schedule. I can understand.  You are not alone.  Almost every businessperson today has too much...
The Three Biggest Mistakes In Sales Presentations

The Three Biggest Mistakes In Sales Presentations

The sales presentation is the ultimate purpose of every sales process, of every sales call, and of every sales system.  The job of the salesperson revolves around the point in time when he offers the customer something to buy. The sales presentation can take a variety...