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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...
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...
5 Essential Selling Skills We All Need

5 Essential Selling Skills We All Need

“What do I have to do to get ahead?” “How can I differentiate myself from the competition?” “What are buyers really looking for in a seller?” Are these the questions you’re thinking about right now? As Salespeople we know that as buyers become more educated and as...
Top 5 things Accountants Get Wrong With Selling

Top 5 things Accountants Get Wrong With Selling

Earlier this week I had a conversation with someone who, like me, works a lot with accountants. During the discussion, I was asked “what do you think are the top 5 things accountants get wrong with regards to selling?” It’s a really interesting question, not least...