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Write Content That Facilitates Buying Decisions
Monday, 15 Jan, 2018
Write Content That Facilitates Buying Decisions

Because of your sophisticated tracking and targeting, you know who’s reading your content. But do you know why they’re reading it? And how are you accessing those who could/should buy but are ignoring the articles your sending them?
Content is written with different reasons in mind: for Buyer Personas to learn about your solution as early along their decision path as possible; for brand recognition; to gain…

Why We Get Objections
Monday, 15 Jan, 2018
Why We Get Objections

For years I’ve written about how sales suffer because the sales model, designed to seek buyers and place solutions by information sharing and gathering, ignores the vast opportunity to close more sales by adding the function of facilitating Buyer Readiness (i.e. systemic change). The absence of this capability restricts sales to searching for those ready to buy, and causes objections en route:
You’re getting objections not because of your terrific solution, your professionalism, your lists, your competition, the buyer’s need, or your price

12 Dirty Little Secrets: why buyers don’t buy
Monday, 8 Aug, 2016
12 Dirty Little Secrets: why buyers don’t buy

Do you sit and wait for your buyer’s to close? They need your solution. They like you. They are OK with the price.

Change management and sales: influencing the buying decision path
Monday, 14 Sep, 2015
Change management and sales: influencing the buying decision path

Your product is not the reason people buy. It should not be your initial focus with prospects.

Why do we gather information from buyers?
Monday, 17 Aug, 2015
Why do we gather information from buyers?

Information, when used to influence or sell, has cost us untold loss in business and relationships. It actually causes resistance.

Prospects Aren’t Always Prospects
Monday, 17 Nov, 2014
Prospects Aren’t Always Prospects

As sellers, we’ve been taught that someone with a need that our solution fulfills is a prospect…