Most companies I help receive incoming enquiries -- via the telephone line, emails, exhibitions, the list goes on. None of these companies convert 100% of those enquiries into a sale. Of course, 100% conversion is pushing it a bit! However -- there's no doubt that all of these companies had potential to increase their conversion rate, in many cases by a considerable amount.

The Three P's of Selling

Passion, Pride, and Perseverance

Before we even hit the road as sales professionals, we have to check our "equipment." That's our attitude toward selling. I call it "The Three P's of Selling": passion, pride, and perseverance.

Selling goods and services directly to consumers can be tough, but when you are in a commission-based retail store, the competition from other sales personnel makes your job tougher. Here are some suggestions on how to improve your sales despite the competition

In order to build long term wealth you are going to need to invest time and money growing your biggest asset, which is yourself. One of the best ways to do this is to take advantage of and leverage the great amount of self-development books available in the marketplace to help you with this.

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.

Despite the onslaught of social media and on line networking, 'real life' networking is still a crucial element of many companies' sales and marketing strategies. Quite right too -- there are massive benefits to be had from attending networking events. Providing you're at the right event for you. Providing you do it well.

Finding opportunities by overcoming the buyer behaviors that most sales people walk away from. Learn how to set aside some of the most common objections buyers present. Stop giving up and start closing.

Do you feel like your lead generation is successful? A recent survey shows only 13% of the marketing, sales, and business professionals who responded think so. 35% of those surveyed said the biggest barrier to lead generation success is the lack of quality data. Here are 3 ways to leverage a business database for lead gen.

7 of the Best Sales Techniques

There are many Sales Techniques. How do you know which are the Best Sales Techniques for you to use?

A list of 7 of the Best Sales Techniques to help you Increase Your Sales. How do you adopt the best sales techniques that are easy to implement and remember? This article will guide you through these techniques and how they apply to how you sell. Ever wondered why Rapport is such a powerful method of engaging with your prospect?

In the quiet of our minds, we know that we can't "sell" anyone anything they don't really want. In the quiet of our minds, we know that being even slightly deceptive is not the way. Unstoppable Selling turns selling on it's heart by encouraging sales people to be trusted missionaries of help - an approach that frees people from beliefs that stop them from taking action. What might be possible if you were unstoppable?