Stop Talking Past the Close

Mr. Inside Sales

How many tie-downs and trial closes do you or your team use during their presentations? What’s a trial close?” There are obviously many problems with this kind of approach, but the one I want to focus on today is ‘talking past the close.’ Why do they talk past the close?

Catch & Release: Not a Closing Strategy

Mr. Inside Sales

The call was a closing presentation—a demo, really—and after about an hour of slides and features and benefits, the rep was anxious to set next steps: schedule another demo call, schedule another Q & A session, etc. What was blatantly missing was any kind of a close attempt!

Why You Should Have A CLOSE A & A CLOSE B

MTD Sales Training

Your closing presentation didn’t quite work. Your first choice statement (Close A) has been met with reluctance from the prospect because of high risks involved. Your Close B has given them food for thought and enabled them to weigh up the consequences of the delay for their business.

How to Bring the Closing Magic

Anthony Cole Training

There are many instances throughout the sales process where trial closes are appropriate to identify the prospects true compelling reason to make a change. closing sales techniques sales opportunity closing more sales Closing business Closing skills when to walk away

10 Sales Leaders Share their Strategies for Writing Winning Proposals

Physics and Your Closing Ratio

The Sales Heretic

Every sales manager I’ve ever talked with has agreed on one thing: The single biggest challenge salespeople have is closing the deal. There are two reasons closing is such a big problem. Sales close closing fear manager overcoming objections physics presentation prospect psychology

Closing Sales is Like First and Goal

Mr. Inside Sales

He told me that if the client said “no,” then it was up to me to use a close and ask for the sale again. So, I’d read another close and ask for the sale again. Time to deliver yet another close and ask for the sale again. Hope you’re enjoying the NFL playoffs.

5 Best Sales Closing Techniques

The Sales Hunter

Salespeople are always asking me for the closing techniques that work the best. Pick a Date Close […]. Blog Closing a Sale Professional Selling Skills closing a sale closing techniques sales closing

9 B2B Sales Closing Techniques You Can Use Today

DiscoverOrg Sales

Closing should be a win for both sides. Hubspot details this sales closing technique with a few questions: Ask your prospect: “Think of a scale of 1 – 10, where 1 is ‘I would NEVER buy from you’ and 10 is ‘I wish you sold more so I could KEEP buying from you!'”

Why Aren’t You Using More Tie Downs & Trial Closes?

Mr. Inside Sales

Tie downs (and trial closes) serve several important functions, including: Getting confirmation that the point you just made was understood and accepted by your prospect. Trial closes are crucially important as well. that’s a close, but I couldn’t help myself!

Successful Selling

Matt Heinz explains how to attract, manage, close and keep more business in a buyer-centric world

The Perfect Close – Book Review

The Pipeline

Which brings us to in The Perfect Close: The Secret to Closing Sales , by James Muir. Don’t let the title fool you, this is not a book full of closing tricks like the Ben Franklin Close or The Columbo Close. That is you opportunity with James and The Perfect Close.

How Not to Close End of Quarter Deals

John Barrows

The post How Not to Close End of Quarter Deals appeared first on JBarrows. For many of us, April marks the start of a new quarter, fresh targets and quota and new opportunities to focus on.

10 Tips to Close the Sale Now

The Sales Hunter

Blog Closing a Sale Professional Selling Skills close closing sales closing the sale negotiate price pricing sales close sales negotiation Give the customer two options. Doing this allows them to feel in control. Many people don’t want to be sold.

Opportunity Prioritization – a Key Sales Tactic to Close the Gap on Your Bigger Deals

Sales Benchmark Index

7 Must-Have Automated Documents for Sales Success

doesn’t just save time, it closes deals. of sales organizations can improve their close rates. otherwise ready to close. regular updates and closing the feedback loop is an important. Congratulations, you’ve closed a new deal! The 7 must-have automated.

Close More Sales with this One Training Tip

Mr. Inside Sales

If you get this objection—while closing or qualifying—then the worst thing you can do is try to answer it or overcome it. And only when I understood what was really holding my prospect back did I begin to close more sales. Do you want to be a top producer in sales?

Six Ways NOT to Close a Presentation

The Sales Heretic

Sales call to action close presentation presenter prospect questions speakerA while back I discussed six awful approaches to opening a presentation that you should avoid at all costs. However, the end of a presentation is just as important as the beginning.

10 Ways to Close Deals Faster Without Cutting Your Price

The Sales Hunter

We all want to close deals faster. Too many times the way salespeople close a deal faster is by cutting the price, thinking a lower price will create a faster decision. Blog Closing a Sale Professional Selling Skills closes closing sales closes

11 Ways to Close Your Next Presentation with Impact

The Sales Heretic

In my last post, I warned against using six weak approaches to closing a presentation. Sales annual close closing meeting presentation professional speaker trade show trainer

In the Race to Win More Customers, Sales Needs Digital Transformation

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Eliminate Delayed Closings Once and for All

Understanding the Sales Force

Why might an opportunity not close when it was forecast to? Technically, there are seven possibilities: Closes as forecast and you win. Closes when forecast and you lose. A short delay that you will close. A short delay that someone else will close.

Move The Close Date – Not The Open Date

The Pipeline

Salespeople are preoccupied with closing; makes sense, that seems to be where the pay-off is for everyone, at times even the prospect. However, the biggest challenge most sales organizations have is not closing but opening. The average conversion rate of Proposals to Close.

Can't Close the Sale? Whose Fault is It?

Jeffrey Gitomer

Are you blaming the prospect when you can't close? At some point, after you have been through the close several times with the prospect, you have to realize that you have very little to lose. Closing

Close More Sales WITHOUT Goofy Closing Techniques

Smart Calling

The words “close,” “closer,” and “closing” are synonymous with sales. However, many people have it all wrong when it comes to closing, and that results in NOT getting the sales. Closing

Putting Your Proposal Process on Autopilot

Speaker: Douglas Freeman, VP Sales, Remesh.ai

Best Ways & Techniques How to Improve & Increase Closing Sales Process

Mr. Inside Sales

Close More Sales Using More Assumptive Questions. Learn the best ways on how to increase, improve and boost your sales process performance with more effective tips, techniques strategies and ideas including top closing lines and assumptive questions.

Open Your Mind to Close More Sales

The Sales Heretic

The single biggest obstacle to closing the sale isn’t your price, your competition or your prospect. Specifically, it’s your subconscious beliefs and fears about closing. Negative beliefs about sales in general, and closing [.].

How to Eliminate Misunderstandings and Closing Delays

Anthony Cole Training

In business, especially in sales; delays, misunderstandings, and communication can go awry. Sometimes, even with the influx of technology and communication tools, it is easy to misinterpret what a prospect, or salesperson, says. communicating expectations expectations Sales Presentation AWATL

ABC? No, Never Be Closing!

MTD Sales Training

Never Be Closing” by Tim Dunne and Tim Hurson is an inventive. [[ This is a content summary only. Book Review always be closing how to close the sale opening is the new closing I’m an avid reader of good quality books on many subjects, and one that my team put my way last week has intrigued and interested me. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

Coach based on critical skills and behaviors such as preparing for sales meetings, pitching, overcoming objections and closing. A great sales team starts with a manager who’s a great coach. You can manage activities and processes but people need to be guided to reach their full potential.

Closing Is Easy

The Pipeline

One of the most common things I hear from sellers is “Get me in front of the right guy, and I can close them”. Closing opportunities that were initiated by the buyer themselves is cute, but is it enough? The post Closing Is Easy appeared first on Renbor Sales Solutions Inc.

5 Secrets to Close Deals Faster

The Sales Hunter

Being able to close a sale faster is worth everything. Below are 5 secrets you can use to close sales faster: Limit availability of your time and what you sell. Blog Closing a Sale closes closing closing a sale closing techniques sales closesNot only does it get you more sales, but it also frees up your time to go get the next sale. Creating a sense […].

The Fastest Route to Closing More Sales

The Sales Hunter

” I don’t have the only solution, but on May 20, I will join 3 others in an open, candid discussion about how to close more sales faster. Blog Closing a Sale Professional Selling Skills close closing sales closing Yeah, right.

Closing by Using Micro-Commitments

The Sales Hunter

Blog Closing a Sale Professional Selling Skills Prospecting closes closing a sale closing strategies prospecting sales strategiesOne of the best ways to keep a sale moving forward is by using the micro-commitment strategy. The approach is simple to use and very effective for those who are dealing with a customer who is hard to engage and hard to move forward. The micro-commitment strategy is built around finding ways to gain the […].

10 Ways to Close a Sale Faster

The Sales Hunter

Blog Closing a Sale Professional Selling Skills closing closing techniques sales closes sales techniquesThe average salesperson has two or three ways with which they feel comfortable to ask for the order.

The New One-Call Close

Anthony Iannarino

I am unaware of any sales organization or salesperson who believes they can execute a “ one-call close ” in a complex sale, though I do believe there must be a few. The post The New One-Call Close appeared first on The Sales Blog. Closing closing commitment gaining

Want to close more sales.listen more!

Jeffrey Gitomer

Want to close more sales.listen more! ClosingHow many of you ever had a course in listening skills? How to listen lessons were never offered as part of any formal education. It's amazing. the skills we need the most are never taught in school.

Confidence Closes More Deals

Alice Heiman

There is no doubt that confident salespeople close more deals. Jane Gentry , Shawn Karol Sandy , Lauren Bailey , Regina Manfredi and I listened to sales calls and provided tips to improve those calls to close more deals.

Discovered - Data Reveals the Biggest Obstacle to Closing More Sales

Understanding the Sales Force

Likewise, every day most companies try to determine why their salespeople don't close more business, why so many opportunities die on the vine, and what they need to do differently to change change their results. Most leaders think it's an issue of closing skills.