5 Tips to Reconnect With Unresponsive Sales Prospects

Getting dumped feels awful. And salespeople deal with this feeling more than most. When a lead stops responding, it can feel like your whole world stops. You’ve been nurturing this sales relationship for months, and now it’s over. Or is it? If a sales lead stops communicating with you, they doesn’t mean they “broke up” … Read more5 Tips to Reconnect With Unresponsive Sales Prospects

What You Can Learn About Sales Hustle From an 8-Year-Old

Eight-year-olds think they know everything. Trust me — I’ve got one. They think they understand how life works and they don’t want help from anyone. Now, as the adult, I can easily look at a situation and see the problems. But, if I ask my daughter, “Hey, can I help you with that?” or “Why … Read moreWhat You Can Learn About Sales Hustle From an 8-Year-Old

Anatomy of the Perfect Sales Follow-Up Call

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” Well, he may have exaggerated a little, but it sure does seem to apply to sales. Sales relies on persistence. And often, that persistence relies on following up. When you’re dealing with clients, you should always have a next step. No matter what. Follow-up calls … Read moreAnatomy of the Perfect Sales Follow-Up Call

The Salesperson’s Guide to Using Texting for Sales Prospecting

Did you know it took the US about seven years longer than Europe to catch onto texting? It gained momentum in Europe in 2001, and quickly became a popular alternative to calls. But in the US, text messaging didn’t take off until 2008. With the growing popularity of the smartphone, namely the iPhone, texting skyrocketed. … Read moreThe Salesperson’s Guide to Using Texting for Sales Prospecting

Follow-Up Emails: When Should You Stop Pursuing a Prospective Client?

Any good salesperson knows they have to follow up to get a response. Only 2% of sales occur at the first meeting, and if you didn’t follow up with prospects persistently you’d never meet your sales goals. But when should you stop pursuing a client? How do you know if it’s time to move on? Spoiler … Read moreFollow-Up Emails: When Should You Stop Pursuing a Prospective Client?