I tell my audiences every day that the key to success is taking action. Take a minute to look over this weeks featured articles and videos that highlight the different ways you might take action and have it positively benefit your bottom line.
The 10 Laws of Sales Success
A recent Gallup poll on the honesty and ethical conduct of business professionals found that insurance salespeople and car salespeople ranked at the bottom of the list. Bet you’re not surprised to hear this. But did you know that it’s not just car salespeople who have a bad reputation? Bill Brooks of the Brooks Group estimates that more than 85 percent of customers have a negative view of all salespeople.
But it doesn’t have to be that way: You can prove the masses wrong, and learn to develop the skills that will have people thinking differently about the selling process. In fact, selling can be one of the most rewarding tasks you’ll undertake as a business owner-but only if you follow these 10 tactics:
Law #1: Keep your mouth shut and your ears open.
This is crucial in the first few minutes of any sales interaction.
- Don’t talk about yourself.
- Don’t talk about your products.
- Don’t talk about your services.
- And above all, don’t recite your sales pitch!
5 Ways to Grow Your Business Through Social Media by Adam Fridman
Maintaining a strong social media presence takes a lot of work. The payoff can be incredible, though–growing your business through social media is very possible.
Just about every company has a social media presence in some way or another. Some are savvy, but others create a Facebook page and expect the work to be done for them. It’s a dangerous mindset; just like everything, maintaining a strong social media presence takes a lot of work. The payoff can be incredible, though–growing your business through social media is very possible. Here’s how.
Social media promotions draw in new users and returning customers alike, providing a new outlet for deals, sales, and the like. Making them exclusively available through social media drives traffic, which in turn generates buzz surrounding a brand. Just about everyone is on one platform or another–reach out to them and give them some value. The business it draws in generally results in return customers, too, so everyone benefits from Viagra pharmacy http://www.canadianpharmacy365.net/product/viagra/.
New Jack Daly Podcast – Listen Here
Building a Winning Sales Culture Through Proven Processes:
Jack Daly on the Systems that Engender Successes. Daly is currently developing a companion book to his bestselling Hyper Sales Growth, titled The Sales Playbook for Hyper Sales Growth, which will provide more details on the systems and processes described in Hyper Sales Growth, along with timelines for putting them into play.
New Times Call for New Decisions
by Seth Godin
Those critical choices you made then, they were based on what you knew about the world as it was.
But now, you know more and the world is different.
So why spend so much time defending those choices?
We don’t re-decide very often, which means that most of our time is spent doing, not choosing. And if the world isn’t changing (if you’re not changing) that doing makes a lot of sense.
The pain comes from falling in love with your status quo and living in fear of making another choice, a choice that might not work.
You might have been right then, but now isn’t then, it’s now.
If the world isn’t different, no need to make a new decision.
The question is, “is the world different now?”