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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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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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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Landing (and keeping) the 2nd Meeting!

Landing (and keeping) the 2nd Meeting!

After working hard to find the right prospect and having a great first meeting, you want to be sure the second meeting happens (and in the shortest timeframe possible)! Below are our Door Openers’ best practices for keeping the conversation moving. 1. Date & Time....

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Does Your Sales Message Cause Prospect F.O.M.O.?

Does Your Sales Message Cause Prospect F.O.M.O.?

F.O.M.O. is an acronym for Fear Of Missing Out. This term, popular amongst college students, applies to adults too. It is the feeling that even though the calendar is full of important events and responsibilities, there’s something else more enticing, more urgent,...

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Making Sales Playbooks Work For You

Making Sales Playbooks Work For You

This article is not about whether it’s important to have a playbook…it’s important. If you don’t have one, do your company a big favor and take the time to get it done. Rather, this article is about what is sometimes missing from playbooks which is crucial for getting...

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Every Word Matters – Finding the Right Language

Every Word Matters – Finding the Right Language

Did you ever wish you had more compelling language when speaking with prospects? Most companies spend very little time, if any, developing their sales message and making sure it works. You’ve spent time developing your website and brochure; you may even have a trade...

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These Six Sentences Are Key to Leaving a Voicemail

These Six Sentences Are Key to Leaving a Voicemail

It was a very busy Monday at Kopp Consulting. As I was going through each task on my checklist, I needed to call a potential client. But before I even picked up the phone, I prepared what I would say if I reached his voicemail instead of him. No matter how busy I am,...

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Three Proven Strategies to Prevent Prospect Silence

Three Proven Strategies to Prevent Prospect Silence

In sales, there is nothing more frustrating than waiting to hear back from a prospect. We’ve all been there—spent time researching a potential client, had great meetings, agreed on next steps and then nothing, nada, just silence. Rather than dealing with prospect...

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