When your prospect has an objection about the price, don’t justify your price. Justifying is defensive and is a great way to lose your prospect completely. This objection is a clear indication that you and your prospect are not where you need to be in the sales process.
Starting a relationship with the new person gives you an opportunity to be a problem solver and make any changes to meet your clients needs; this is what you want to do all the time with your clients. We seem to get freaked out when a new person enters the relationship.
Not only do you have an expertise, you also have valuable experience and experiences. Prospects and colleagues can learn from what you have to say - and that has value. Leverage your knowledge and experience for trust from prospects and professionals in your field.
Experimenting and pushing against self-imposed limits will help you improve your writing. You will put more tools in your communication toolbox. Plus, it’ll be fun.
Blogging to market your business or improve your sales career is rewarding. You’re able to broadcast your message and start conversations and relationships. It’s inexpensive and relatively simple - so long as you have opinions of your business or industry.
Referrals are important for small business & sales people. But referrals don’t just happen, you need to work for them. Entrepreneurs who need referrals must develop a plan to nurture the referral process.
Say No to Bad Prospects
As a business owner, especially for those of us who offer services, it can be difficult to turn away work. We tend to accept