When You Can’t Get the Sale to Close

When You Can’t Get the Sale to Close

Have you ever had a great initial prospect meeting, followed up diligently and then despite your best efforts, can’t get the sale to close? It’s a frustrating part of sales and it happens to almost everyone. Here are some tips to help you keep the sale moving. Ask...

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Personalization Counts When Prospecting

Personalization Counts When Prospecting

It sounds like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? We personalize our conversations all day long with the people we know. It comes to us as naturally as reaching for our first cup of coffee in the morning. Yet, in all my years of selling and coaching others to sell,...

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December is a Great Time of Year to Reach Decision Makers

December is a Great Time of Year to Reach Decision Makers

Why spend the last two weeks of December cleaning out files when you could be filling next year’s pipeline with new business? Most business owners and salespeople believe that trying to reach prospects at year-end is pointless and instead spend time getting organized...

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Why Waste the Month of August?

Why Waste the Month of August?

Make the most of your summer by seizing new business opportunities while your competition takes time off! While it’s true that most people do vacation in August, I don’t know anyone who goes away for 4 weeks straight! What does this mean for you? It means people are...

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Expert Jack Daly endorses Kopp’s Door Opener® Service

“We have finally found an outsource Door Opening Service that works!” Jack Daly is a sales and sales management expert who has led sales forces numbering in the thousands, operating out of hundreds of offices nationwide. Click below to hear Jack discuss how the Door...

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Taking Care of Your Pipeline

Taking Care of Your Pipeline

Caring for your pipeline means nurturing your leads so that they move from one step of your sales process to the next. Suppose you’ve had a meeting with a prospect who is interested in your services but, doesn’t need you right away. What kinds of communication will...

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What My Dad Taught Me About Sales and Life

What My Dad Taught Me About Sales and Life

April marked the three year anniversary of my dad’s passing. I keep thinking about the ways he influenced me over the years. He owned his own business and was in sales for most of his entire career. One of my favorite stories about him takes place early in his career...

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3 Words That Get Silent Prospects to Respond

3 Words That Get Silent Prospects to Respond

You speak with a prospect who tells you he/she is interested in your services. You’ve contacted that person many times (all the while using the 3 P’s of prospect follow up – Persistence with Patience without being a Pest) with no answer…now what? Are they no longer...

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Calculating Your Sales Cycle

Calculating Your Sales Cycle

Sales take time to close. Whether you’re launching a new business or growing an established one, the ideal time for a closed sale is usually “yesterday.” But we all know that’s not how life works. There is a tremendous benefit, however, in being able to predict how...

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