Category: Sales & Marketing
Want to close more sales? Of course you do! Every day I talk to business owners in various stages of growth and help them find new ways to reach their target audience and close more sales. No matter what the product or service, 95% of the time the sales process is going to be very […]
Hiring a solid sales team can be a challenge for any business owner, especially one who doesn’t feel particularly confident with sales themselves. Over the past 25 years, I have spoken with thousands of business owners who struggle with hiring and keeping a sales pillar running smoothly. So I wanted to share my top five […]
Every business owner has experienced cash flow problems at one time or another, and the gut reaction for most entrepreneurs is to immediately ramp up their sales efforts in an attempt to turn the tap back on and get cash flowing again. This instinct however is counter productive. In fact, in most cases ramping up […]
Business Coaching Program Tip: Use the Strategies of Top Online Retailers Like Amazon to Boost Your Sales Conversion Rate
As we enter into the final half of the year, headlines are going to popping up about how online giants like Amazon.com and others expect to increase online sales by billions of dollars. Here are five powerful tips we share with our business coaching clients to increase website conversion that they consistently use that allow them to maximize their sales conversion rates. Follow these best practices and see your sales quickly increase.
The response was so strong from the article I posted last week of 15 email marketing insider tips that I wanted to share nine more with you in this article. Considering that my company Maui Mastermind sends out millions of targeted emails every month to our subscriber elist for our business coaching services, we’ve learned […]
Make your emails valuable. This can be a key insight, a touching story, a special offer, or anything else that is relevant to your business and your audience. What do you talk with your prospects and customers about when you’re with them in person? What do they care about? How do you touch their lives? This is the core of your email messaging.
Here is the hidden sales process step that most sales people miss, many times costing them the sale when their buyer gets cold feet. You’ve likely had this experience. You just closed the deal. You and your team are sharing hi-fives around the office. You’re mentally counting your profit on the deal and the thrill […]
Here are 4 simple ways to quickly increase your sales revenue perfect for any professional services firm. “David,” my client asked, “How do we increase of volume? We’ve been struggling ever since we lost that one big account.” This is such a common situation for a professional services firm to deal with – a painful […]
Struggling to get your sales team to consistently do the key sales behaviors you need them to do? Here is one sales metric you must measure and track over time… I was talking with Tony about his benefits consulting company when he shared his biggest struggle. (Disclosure: Tony was a former business coaching client for […]
At business conferences I speak at, I often get asked, “If you had just five techniques you could use to improve a sales process, what five techniques would you use more than any other?” Well here is my answer. This list holds my 5 favorite sales techniques has been proven over the past 20 years […]
Dr. Kim had owned two successful dental clinics for over a decade by the time she became a business coaching client. Over the years competition had gotten stiffer, resulting in periods when one or both of her two clinics suffered low patient volume. Because there was no pattern to these ebbs and flows of patient […]
If you’ve ever felt yourself scrambling to oversee your sales or marketing efforts and team, here are 10 must have “controls” to put you back in the driver’s seat…
Here are 5 concrete strategies guaranteed to give you an immediate boost to your income. 1. Up Front Agreement An up front agreement is a formal or informal oral contract that you and your prospect both agree in which you both agree to give each other a clear decision – yes or no – whether […]
Wayne, a business coaching of my company, complained about how much time his sales team took for him to manage each week. “David,” he lamented, “They just do the craziest things. They make prices concessions when they don’t have to. They promise our customers unrealistic delivery dates. They even make up things to say about […]
Here are five of the most important sales fundamentals for your company especially if your company is a little “sales phobic”.
Check out this simple scorecard to grade your Sales/Marketing Pillar on the 9 essential variables.
Your non-sales staff is likely scared and unsure of how they can help sell. Here are 6 simple ways to get your non-sales staff adding to your company’s revenues.
Formalized referral systems are not passive word of mouth. They are systematized, proactive tactics to help you leverage your existing thrilled customers to generate more business. Here’s 6 ways to do just this…
Here are 5 formalized referral systems to help you grow with very little cost or effort.
A simple 3-step formula to improve your sales process and close more sales.
Klayton owned a successful retail and service contracting company in Atlanta, Georgia. When I first met him he was in his early thirties and had a steadily growing business. But, he had reached a point in the business that he was bogging down managing the day-to-day of running the company and as a result, his […]