5 Proven Acting Tips for More Confident Presentations

Performance Sales and Training

The acting tips below are tactical and proven to work in a craft that knows what it takes to appear confident in front of an audience under all kinds of circumstances. 5 Proven Powerful Acting tips for more Confident Presentations: Sell yourself first. Act as if.

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Sales Tips: Sellers Shouldn't Act Like Waiters

Customer Centric Selling

Sales Tips: Salespeople Shouldn't Act Like Waiters. By John Holland, Chief Content Officer, CustomerCentric Selling®.

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Trending Sources

Do Your Sales Reps Act Like Sales Snobs or Social Stalkers?

No More Cold Calling

The post Do Your Sales Reps Act Like Sales Snobs or Social Stalkers? Maximize your net worth via your referral network. Steve, a salesman with an enterprise company, invited me to connect on LinkedIn.

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Sales Today Is Truly a Balancing Act

Increase Sales

This is why emails, direct mail, phone calls, face to face meetings as well as social media all become a balancing act to get the attention of the sales leads. This morning I received some sales research about customer trends in the financial industry.

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Smart Marketers Acting Stupidly

Partners in Excellence

Before I go any further, I know there are some detractors out there who will claim, “Smart Marketers,” is an oxymoron–something like military intelligence or sales professional (I tossed that in out of a sense of fair play.).

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Random Acts of Kindness Spur Small Business Growth

Increase Sales

Today is Valentine’s Day in which good emotions are shared through the sending of cards, gifts to even random acts of kindness. What would happen if sales professionals would embrace more random acts of kindness? Random acts of kindness are the transference of feelings.

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Acting Beyond Ourselves, Having An Impact On Others

Partners in Excellence

We need to think and act beyond ourselves, contributing to others. Long time followers of this blog will recognize this is the time of year when I will make a full court press on my audience to take action. It’s the time when I am blatantly asking you for your money!

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When the Buyer and Seller Act as Partners, They are Building a Bridge to Profitability

Jonathan Farrington

As I have said on numerous occasions, sales success to-day demands a radical shift from the ‘peddler’ mentality of merely demonstrating products and expanding on their features. It requires treating the customer as a participant.

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Inside Scoop: Learning from Equifax – How Sales Can Act on (and Anticipate) a Data Breach

DiscoverOrg Sales

For a great example of using Scoops to act on security breaches, see “Chipotle’s Big Burrito Breach – Malware with a Side of Chips”. The post Inside Scoop: Learning from Equifax – How Sales Can Act on (and Anticipate) a Data Breach appeared first on DiscoverOrg. Equifax, one of the three major credit card reporting companies, has certainly been through the ringer since a major data hack occurred, leaving 143 million American’s personal data at risk.

Sales Motivation Video: You’re Not a Victim. Don’t Act Like One.

The Sales Hunter

Too many salespeople have a victim mentality and focus negatively on their circumstances. Don’t let that be you! You are not a victim. No matter what you are facing, choose to use your challenges to motivate you toward greatness. Check out the video to see what I mean: Copyright 2015, Mark Hunter […]. Blog leadership Professional Selling Skills Sales Motivation sales leader sales leadership sales motivation

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How to Get People to Open and Act on Your Emails

No More Cold Calling

Shift the focus of your emails to your prospect (it’s not about you) and watch your sales take off! In keeping with my theme of “Get Personal,” I’m sharing with you a blog by email marketing and copywriting guru, Ivan Levison. Ivan is king when it comes to content.

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How Technology is Influencing New Purchase Mortgage Strategies

Velocify

Finance and Mortgage Sales Technology borrower Mortgage mortgage technology pain point primary mortgage market purchase mortgage Purchase Mortgage Market Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act technology Title Search

The Pipeline ? Talking Long-Term ? Acting Short-Term ? Sales.

The Pipeline

Talking Long-Term – Acting Short-Term – Sales eXchange – 109. Specifically, the tendency to talk long-term, but act short-term; the effect of which is usually negative on results. Home About The Pipeline. Contest. Free Resources. Search. 0 Subscribers. Subscribe by Email.

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Emotion + Risk in Getting Buyers to React and Act! (#video)

The Pipeline

Today we look at the roles played risk and emotion in getting buyers to not only react, but act. It is easy to get a ready buyer to react and act, but you need to use many things to get a complacent buyer to engage, react and act. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca.

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Reach, Now Available to Everyone, ACT NOW!

A Sales Guy

ACT NOW! The newsprint industy is dying because they aren’t making any money. The lack of advertising is a symptom of the bigger problem. The bigger problem is newspapers don’t have the reach they once had. Over hundred years ago, newspapers made millions and then eventually billions because of their reach. Papers were the only way to connect with the population. Then came radio, and then TV. Those mediums eventually reached the world and advertisers paid for that reach.

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Rapport Building – Step 8: Act Relaxed

Tom Hopkins

It's important to appear relaxed in selling situations even when you are new and a little bit (or a lot) nervous. Practice strategies for putting yourself at ease so you can pass that along to your buyers. Related posts: Rapport Building – Step 6: Finding Common Ground. Rapport Building – Step 7: Giving Sincere Compliments. Rapport Building – Step 2: Remembering Names.

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Rapport Building – Step 8: Act Relaxed

Tom Hopkins

It's important to appear relaxed in selling situations even when you are new and a little bit (or a lot) nervous. Practice strategies for putting yourself at ease so you can pass that along to your buyers. Related posts: Rapport Building – Step 6: Finding Common Ground. Rapport Building – Step 7: Giving Sincere Compliments. Rapport Building – Step 2: Remembering Names.

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Tom Hanks, Credibility and Sales

Performance Sales and Training

Acting tips credibility opening presentation skillsDescribe a film as a “ Tom Hanks movie ” and everyone knows what to expect: A highly likable, regular guy who gets caught in extraordinary circumstances but rises to the top due to his true good character.

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Raising the Bar: DiscoverOrg Q1 Recap

DiscoverOrg Sales

So far this year, we have added Act-On and Pardot® to our Marketing Automation integrations , allowing users to build lists and identify contacts from within DiscoverOrg and push that data directly to these systems.

5 Sales Role-Play Tips for Success from the Theater

Performance Sales and Training

Acting tips Role-play Sales managers role-play sales managers sales skills sales tipsSales Reps hate to role-play. But you knew that, right?

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Too Busy To Be Grateful?

Increase Sales

What random acts of kindness and gratitude are being left in the dust under this excuse of “I’m too busy.” Business Ethics Be the Red Jacket grateful random acts of kindness sending thank you notes small business thank you notesCredit www.wikipedia.com.

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The Sales Association: Insatiably Curious

The Sales Association

The most important part of the sales process is the questioning phase, so you either have to be curious or act like you are. Sharing best practices in sales and sales management www.salesassociation.org. Monday, February 21, 2011. Insatiably Curious. by Jeff Goldberg Insatiable curiosity is a characteristic that the best salespeople have in common. The more you know about your client’s world, the more likely it is that you’ll be able to help them.

Announcing: Call for Submissions for the Top 40 #B2B Marketing Tools

Smart Selling Tools

Marketing Sales Tools/Product Reviews Act-On B2B CallidusCloud Chiefmartec DiscoverORg Hushly KnowledgeTree Marketing Technology Roadmap Scott Brinker ShowPad If you’re a B2B seller you no doubt find it increasingly difficult to make sense of the marketing technology landscape.

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People don’t know what they have. It’s better than money.

Jeffrey Gitomer

My daily goal also includes one other element: performing a random act of kindness. Random acts of kindness are easily defined as proactive politeness, proactive helping, or proactive giving. I wonder if you ever think about random acts of kindness.

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How Technology is Influencing the Mortgage Experience

Velocify

Finance and Mortgage Sales Technology borrower loan officer Mortgage mortgage technology Purchase Mortgage Market Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act technology Title SearchAnyone who has kids probably has seen them experience a moment of confusion over “old technology.”

Beware the Sales Zombie: Lessons from The Walking Dead

Performance Sales and Training

Acting tips Presentation tipsFor most audiences, it’s hard to distinguish one zombie from the next. While the on-screen zombies may exhibit varying degrees of decay or gore, the dead eyes and extended arms as they lumber towards their prey is replicated over and over.

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Is Automation the Key to Modern Selling?

Smart Selling Tools

Marketing automation solutions like Act-On and Marketo make it possible to create rules for scoring leads based on online buyer behavior along with buyer profile information.

Presentations Lack Energy? Let Your Bad Actor Out!

Performance Sales and Training

Let your Bad Actor out with this proven acting technique: This technique is called Going Over-the-Top. Acting tipsMany salespeople don’t speak with as much energy or personality in business as they do in their personal lives—we tend to flatten things out, pull them in, tone them down. Because they’ve been conditioned to go into “business mode.” What’s business mode, you ask? Think of the soothing voice of an NPR host, a golf announcer or a flight attendant.

Audio Tip: Bring your Sales Script to Life with these Acting Techniques

Performance Sales and Training

Click on link below to listen to this week’s 5 Minute Tip: Audio Tip: Bring your Sales Script to Life with Acting Tips. The post Audio Tip: Bring your Sales Script to Life with these Acting Techniques appeared first on Julie Hansen | Performance Sales and Training. Acting tips Scripts 5 Minute Audio Tips

The Problem of Health Insurance for Employees May Just Be An Opportunity in Disguise

Increase Sales

The Affordable Care Act aka Obama Care is top of mind awareness for small business owners according to the US Chamber of Commerce. small business Affordble Care Act business growth business growth strategy health insurance for employees small business owners top of mind awareness Beyond all the compliance issues within this behemoth bill, affordable health insurance for employees is becoming a growing concern.

The Science and Art of Selling by Alen Mayer ? Blog Archive ? The.

The Science and Art of Selling

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What’s Your Sales X Factor? 5 Questions to Find Out!

Performance Sales and Training

Acting tips presentation skills X FactorYes, it’s the name of a popular television show, but it’s also an extremely important quality that salespeople need to have in today’s competitive marketplace. X Factor, def: “A variable in a given situation that could have the most significant impact on the outcome.” ” What is the Sales X Factor? Your Sales X factor is that variable that gives you a significant advantage over the competition.

Jonathan Farrington's Blog ? In Business,Without Integrity We Have.

Jonathan Farrington

Integrity implies a consistent kind of honesty: acting outwardly the way you truly feel inwardly. In Business,Without Integrity We Have Nothing. Published by Jonathan Farrington at 3:09 am under General. “Sincerity” is a much-used word in relation to selling.

Why Fear is Killing Your Sales Career

Sales Benchmark Index

He knew he needed to make changes, but he was afraid to act. Last week I spent time onsite with a VP of Sales. As we were reviewing priorities for next fiscal year, I noticed hesitation. He was struggling on many of the items we discussed as top priorities.

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Motivating Yourself is YOUR Job!

The Sales Hunter

You can listen to someone else, and yes, they may motivate you for a moment, but ultimately it is only because you choose to act upon what they […]. It’s not your boss’s job to motivate you. In fact, it’s not anyone else’s duty to motivate you.

10 Ways to Maximize the Productivity of your Sales Force

Sales Benchmark Index

Like anything else, it’s a balancing act – finding that point where productivity peaks. Considering that fewer than 7% of CEOs have sales experience, this balancing act becomes even more tenuous.

You Are Where You Are By Choice

The Pipeline

While it is easy to put this off to both being products of the choices they made, one needs to examine how they make their choices, and as importantly, how they acted, or in the case of all Average sellers, did not act, on choices they made or ignored.

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Sales Training Article about How Selling Is An Act of Love

Customer Centric Selling

Sales Training Article: Selling As An Act of Love. Truly successful salespeople think about selling more as an act of "love and caring" rather than one of aggression, according to my friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner. And, no matter how you look at it, helping is an act of love.

Is Automation the Key to Modern Selling?

Smart Selling Tools

Marketing automation solutions like Act-On and Marketo make it possible to create rules for scoring leads based on online buyer behavior along with buyer profile information.

We Drink Our Own Champagne: Cheers to Happy Selling!

Velocify

In my sales career, I have used Goldmine, ACT, Microsoft Access, Siebel CRM, Right Now Technologies, Netsuite and also Salesforce at three previous companies. I have been in technology sales for more than 16 years—six of which have been at Velocify.