Tips for sales teams in the COVID-19 crisis
With COVID-19 face to face selling is over, at least temporarily, and this means that sales teams and sales leaders have to adapt their approach, offering and technique to a digital world. Selling doesn’t sound easy during a pandemic, but it is still happening and essential, so all is not lost. Although it is true […]
Let’s Talk: Sales Secrets
For our Let’s Talk discussion this week, we are talking about selling – the crucial element that keeps all businesses alive. The ability to sell your idea, your service and your product to stakeholders and customers is absolutely vital. All business owners must possess some level of understanding of how to sell. Arguably all employees, […]
How to generate trust and customer loyalty when your industry is plagued by distrust
If the industry your business operates in regularly appears on the ‘least trusted’ list, how do you create trust to ensure viability? Without trust, it is difficult to turn a profit, let alone grow your business and build your reputation. Are you doing enough to actively foster trust, earn a client’s business and engender loyalty? […]
Reinvigorate and boost sales with ‘smarketing’
It’s a tough time for retail sales, with Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showing this key driver of economic growth is stalling. Traditional sales tactics are becoming less effective due to the wealth of information freely available to people today and, thus, the rise of the savvy consumer. Trends globally echo this sentiment, with 57% of retailers agreeing buyers are less […]
How to coach salespeople to improved performance
The sales profession is skillful, with many technical and interpersonal abilities needing to be continuously developed. Despite this, most salespeople are expected to work out how to be effective on their own. Here’s how a coaching culture will improve the performance of your sales team.
Why is ‘sales’ such a dirty word?
Luke McLeod blogs about why many in business feel negative towards sales and salespeople.
“I don’t know whether we’ll ever be able to shake the stigma that comes with the word “sales”. I just hope it gains the respect it deserves, because let’s face it, none of us get paid unless a sale is made.”