A blog where growth-oriented manufacturers find expert advice on marketing and sales.
Our goal is to help you generate better leads and close sales faster.
Not all sales prospects are created equal, and the better you’re able to quickly spot the differences, your prospecting and sales efforts will become more efficient and pay greater dividends.
The number one reason for failure in sales is the failure to prospect. And the most important ingredient for success is having the right, realistic, practical attitude about prospecting.
In today’s world, there are many easy ways to connect with others -- you can text, email, or video chat someone on your phone all with a click of a button. Even with all of these easy ways to communicate, old habits die hard when people want to reach a company. Believe it or not, people still pick up the phone and call companies ... but not all companies have someone there to answer their calls.
People lie all the time. In fact, one study found most adults can’t last 10 minutes without lying. Yet while you can probably overlook the occasional fibs from your friends, family, and coworkers, you should never ignore dishonesty from a prospect.
With buyers avoiding your salespeople and interruptive marketing messages, social selling can help you breakthrough to the modern, informed buyer.
For the sales profession, social media is the most important technological advancement since the telephone. Here's how to get an unfair advantage.
With a compelling sales story you can quickly break through, differentiate your company, build trust and preference, and justify a premium price.
With a predictable lead generation machine, your firm can get a lot of things wrong and still do pretty well. All you need is seeds, nets and spears.
Are you wondering what social selling is and if it works? It's not a replacement for your sales process - it's additive. And studies show it's very effective.
There are six reasons why prospects don't buy from you, but just one is enough to kill a sale. Preempt these objections and you'll sell more.
Are you wondering if the marketing investment to get more traffic, leads and sales will pay off? Here's how to begin estimating the revenue growth.