12 Reasons You Should Have a 2012 Sales Plan

Sales planning is critical to the success of your business. Unfortunately, some folks spend more time planning their vacations than they do planning their business. Here are a dozen reasons I have seen or heard happen due to lack of sales planning. 1. You keep saying next month you’ll write down goals; it’s already the […]

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4.5 Ways To Sell More

Remember, there are only two ways to Heat Up Your Sales: 1) obtain new customers, and 2) get your current customers to buy more stuff. 1. “Call Me In January”  Remember all those prospects and future clients that said to call back after the holidays? Guess what? It’s the last day of January. Have you […]

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Sales Predictions for 2012

Back in the day, my crystal ball was always in the repair shop when it came to forecasting and estimating. Today, I’m still not much of a psychic but I’ve made some predictions that are both good business practices as well as interesting. Gone are the days when we sold “features and benefits.”  Now, there […]

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Finish The Year Strong

No excuses. There are just 10 selling days left in 2011. The economy? Nope. Some companies are having their best year ever. The timing? Nope. Everybody is busy. There is no time like the present. The holidays? Nope. Schedule that appointment for January 5th or 10th. The price? Nope. Stop comparing apples to lemons. Communicate […]

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Holiday Vacations ~ Stay On Top Of Your Customers

It is vacation time. We’ve got a couple ideas on how to stay focused and enthusiastic during the holiday vacation periods. As part of your overall selling and marketing strategy you should know everything about your competitors and customers ~ their products and services, their pricing, their strengths, their weaknesses and last but not least, […]

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