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COVID-19 Now What Part 2 – And How Can I Help?

COVID-19 Now What Part 2 – And How Can I Help?

It seems strange to think that it’s two weeks since I wrote about what we should be focussing on now that restrictions on movement were coming into play as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Only two weeks? .... It feels like months, so much has happened since then....

My Prospects Are In Lockdown … Should I Stop Selling?

My Prospects Are In Lockdown … Should I Stop Selling?

I wouldn’t be at all surprised if you can’t reach your prospects right now, either because they’re focussing on other, more important things or because they’re working from home, or worse still, they’re ill. It’s only natural to worry whether trying to reach them is...

COVID-19 – Now What?

COVID-19 – Now What?

The last couple of weeks have been a shockwave none of us have seen before unless we’re old enough to have experienced living through World War 2. Whether we’re employed or run a business, the situation seems to be changing by the day, businesses are closing, staff...

Closing Without Being Salesy

Closing Without Being Salesy

As sales people we’re taught to “Always Be Closing” (ABC) and to an extent this is true, but some closing techniques like suggesting you are providing a one-time only offer to push for decision now can come across as pushy and insincere. The idea of closing itself...

12 Cold Email Subject Lines To Gain Attention

12 Cold Email Subject Lines To Gain Attention

We’ve all received cold emails and when we do, they probably get short shrift. The problem with most is that they’re not sufficiently different to grab our attention. So if you’re using cold emails as part of your sales strategy, here are 12 suggestions of email...

How Not To Fear The Competition

How Not To Fear The Competition

Whether you work for a market leader or a start-up, as a sales person, you’re going to have to learn how to deal effectively with your competitors. How you handle your competition directly influences your ability to build trust, demonstrate knowledge and credibility...