10 Tips for Salespeople
1. Intimately Know Your Product or Service
If you know everything about your product or service, you’ll have no problem selling it. You know all the benefits!
2. Be a Good Listener
Listen to what your customer wants and focus your pitch on them.
3. Don’t Make Assumptions
You know what they say when you ASS-U-ME something, right?
4. Humor Helps
If you need to break the ice, tell a good joke at the beginning of a pitch.
5. Be Positive
Would you want to buy a product from a grumpy person? Neither would we!
6. Start Slow
Starting slowly at the beginning of your career allows you to see your mistakes and improve your abilities.
7. Eliminate Objections
Figure out why someone would say no to your product and have a retort to each issue.
8. Be Creative
If you have a unique idea, give it a try. You may change the way you work!
9. Have Fun
Customers can tell when you are not enjoying your job, so have fun with it.
10. Follow Up with Your Clients
If you follow up on the client after a sale, they may just come back for another one!