Use Humor to Heat Up Your Sales

Did you hear the one about… Tell a joke once in a while. One that makes you laugh out loud. Sometimes business can be stressful and overwhelming. Have a thought, story or joke available that puts a smile on your face to keep things in perspective.

Here are 10 of my favorites:

What do you call a magic dog? A Labracadabrador.

I just found out I’m colorblind. The diagnosis came completely out of the purple.

Smoking will kill you… Bacon will kill you… But, smoking bacon will cure it.

I once dated a girl with a twin. People asked me how I could tell them apart. It was simple, Jill painted her nails purple and Bob had a beard.

I saw an ad for burial plots, and thought to myself, this is the last thing I need.

I don’t often tell Dad jokes. But when I do, he laughs.

I went to the doctor and told him I broke my arm in three places. “Well, don’t go to those places” he replied.

Little Johnnie comes home from school with a note from the teacher, “Johnnie is stealing pencils from his classmates.” When Dad got home from work and saw the note he quips, “Stop stealing pencils from your classmates; it’s not right. Besides, I bring plenty of pencils home from work for you to have.”

I asked the librarian if the library had any books about paranoia. She whispered, “They’re right behind you…”

Today a man knocked on my door and asked for a small donation towards the local swimming pool. I gave him a glass of water.

There is an old saying in sales, “If you can make them laugh, you can make them buy.” Humor, in moderation throughout the selling process, will Heat Up Your Sales!

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