What Is Cross-Selling And Up-Selling?

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This rule is good to know when you are trying to cross-sell or up-sell your client. Now, if you have been taught to up-sell or add another product onto that sale, it is unusual for people to spend more than 25% more than what they have just invested. Happy Selling!

Use These 3 Cross Selling Questions To Generate More Business From Existing Clients

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There are different ways that this can be achieved: Sell more to existing customers. Sell new products. Cross selling is where we sell additional products to existing customers. Let’s say you are selling Buildings insurance cover for the cost of damage and repairs. You also provide contents insurance, but are more expensive than the larger insurance companies. Most people give up at this point and don’t try to cross sell.


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The REALLY BIG Upselling Sales Mistake

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Insurance Non-Health – The agent wants all the insurance and provides a solution including insurance not requested by the prospect. Insurance Health – With all the changes in health care, insurance brokers rely on subject matter experts such as accountants and even lawyers to ensure the right information. Up selling is a good strategy to increase sales. To engage in up selling without a solid relationship is REALLY BIG sales mistake. * * * * *.

Five Ways Live Chat Can Increase Sales

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Tony Medrano Discovering how to efficiently locate, convert, up-sell and retain top customers are critical success metrics for any growing company. According to Business Insider, Insurance Sales could save 60 percent, Financial Services could cut costs by 46 percent, and Sales and Customer Service could save 36 percent and 29 percent, respectively ( Source ).

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Which sales commission structure results in the best performance?


The simplest commission structure, commonly found in property, retail, and insurance. For example, if a sales rep sells a product at $1,000 and the flat rate commission per sale is 5%, they get an extra $50 in their paycheck.

How to Write a Simple yet Powerful Cover Letter (Part Two)

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While a cover letter is a huge benefit for job applicants, there are both things to avoid and some definite best practices you can use to insure your cover letter is heads and tails above anybody else’s. In other words, they are looking for relevant experience that matches up specifically to the position you are applying for. What you need to do next is match up any (or as many as possible) of your past positions where you performed similar duties.

What it takes to build a solid real estate sales process? (Brief guide + infographic)


A fragmented sales process takes up more time, is complex, and can lead to loss of crucial data and information. Property valuation is made up of multiple factors; you need to consider the location, taxes, sellers’ concession, as well as the staging and prep fees. Summing up.

What was the first sale you ever made? 11 successful salespeople discuss their first big wins


Tell us about it on Twitter or in our Sell to Win Facebook community ! I had done nothing up until that point but hit the phone every day, looking for prospects willing to invest today or within a very short time. We were in an environment where “here is your desk, there is your phone, pick it up, smile, dial, and introduce yourself” was the majority of making a sale. I grew up a third-generation entrepreneur and was introduced to sales at an early age.

PODCAST 59: Assessing How Vs Why of Your Product w/ Scott Armour

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Our second sponsor is Outreach , the leading sales engagement platform that enables sales reps to humanize their communications at scale, from automating the soul-sucking manual work that eats up selling time to providing action-oriented tips on what communications are working best. We’re taking traditional communications up into the cloud. I ended up with a math degree, but there’s not a lot you can do with a math degree except teach or go to grad school.

Podcast 92: How to Be a More Influential Leader w/ Jay McGrath

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Jay is the Area Vice President for UiPath, where he focuses on leading the account teams covering Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance; the Northeast team; and Canada. Why you should offer value first when selling. The upsell approach vs. value-sell approach [7:33].

Manage Your Churn or Pay the Consequences – Why Churn is Part of Your Sales Engine

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I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about selling and making new sales. For too many companies, the only times they talk to their customers are when events like these occur: The company wants to up sell or suggestive sell the customer. While there are probably 50+ questions you can think up, you need to keep it limited to 10 or less. It might be refreshing for customers to hear from a company not trying to sell or up sell them, but simply offering help.

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