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Snow Shovels

One day there was heavy snowfall in an area and a man realises his drive will be blocked and inaccessible for his car.  He remembers seeing snow shovels being sold at a store local to him and when he gets … Continue reading

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Do You See An Opportunity For What It Really Is?

Success in selling often comes down to how observant you are as an individual.  Do you see what is in front of you or rather what you think is in front of you?  Let me explain why this is important. … Continue reading

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The Issue With Budget Quotes and Why Most Salespeople Are Only Fooling Themselves by Issuing Them!

I was recently working with a capital equipment company whose salesperson had told them they had lost an order against a lesser quality competitor as the company’s quote had been “too expensive” and “too long a delivery”. On looking into … Continue reading

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How To Sell Your Way Through Tough Times (Part 2 of 2)

(This post continues from part 1. Please click here to read that before proceeding with this – thanks.) 4. Differentiate Your Offer. In tough times it is imperative you differentiate your offer. If you want to be seen as being … Continue reading

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The Feedback I Wasn’t Quite Expecting

I always like to know when I have won an order why the customer chose me and my company and not another. Over the years I have developed a good understanding of what will be the deciding factor for the … Continue reading

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