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
Successful companies have always recognized the need for a CRM. They have a responsibility to their employees, vendors, and customers to keep information organized. But old CRM methods no longer make the cut. Now, as people work anytime from anywhere, salespeople need customer information at their fingertips. They need data in one place that they … Read moreWhy Everything You Know About CRM Is 100% Wrong
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?
You’ve just met with a prospective client. The meeting went well and you gave the guy a business card, but let’s be honest. That card probably went in his pocket and will eventually wind up in the sock drawer. Now, you need a killer follow-up strategy. Thanks to the onslaught of social media, emails, and … Read moreUse These Sales Follow-Up Strategies to Replace “Just Checking In”
You’ve just had a great meeting with a prospect. There’s no doubt in your mind they’re going to buy your service. Then you follow up and… nothing. You assume the prospect is no longer interested and it’s time to move on. Don’t let that common assumption about following up cause you to lose sales. Just because … Read moreWhich Sales Follow-Up Strategies Work Best for Your Prospects?