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Selling for the Banking Industry
Tuesday, 6 May, 2014
Selling for the Banking Industry

Banks sell very similar products. Of course each bank has its own special sauce, but overall…

INFORMATION IS THE PROBLEM: WHAT’S THE SOLUTION?
Tuesday, 6 May, 2014
INFORMATION IS THE PROBLEM: WHAT’S THE SOLUTION?

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

How Sales, Marketing and Social Can Facilitate the Decision Path
Tuesday, 29 Apr, 2014
How Sales, Marketing and Social Can Facilitate the Decision Path

Unfortunately sellers end up closing a small fraction…

Forecasting closed sales: how you will know when a buyer will close
Tuesday, 8 Apr, 2014
Forecasting closed sales: how you will know when a buyer will close

As a sales manager, do you forecast sales that will close when your sales folks tell you they’ll close?
As a sales professional, do you forecast which sales will close when your contact tells you they’ll be ready? Or when it seems to you they’ll be ready?
How accurate have you been with your predictions?
WHY DO WE THINK […]

9 Steps that Influence a Buying Decision
Wednesday, 5 Mar, 2014
9 Steps that Influence a Buying Decision

The steps of a buying decision differ from the steps of a sale. The sales model has no way to influence the private decisions and buy-in issues that buyers must address before they can buy.

Why Your Sales Cycle is So Long (Hint: It’s Not About Your Solution).
Wednesday, 5 Mar, 2014
Why Your Sales Cycle is So Long (Hint: It’s Not About Your Solution).

Do you know why it takes so long for a buyer to buy? If the buyer knows they have a need, and they like you and your solution, shouldn’t it be easy?