Today, online marketing has created a super informed buyer that may need to know more than just features and price to buy from you. Consumers are savvy and aren't interested in being “sold.” They seek information and are looking for solutions. Old school sales pitches tend to focus on the seller – their company, capabilities and the accolades they've received. If you want to increase your sales, ditch the pitch and tell prospects your story.
At the goal line
Thoughts and opinions on sales, marketing, social media, digital content, technology and social business.
Thanks to the Internet, consumers are more informed than ever before when making a purchase decision. The most successful salespeople understand that today's consumers have access to a wealth of information at their fingertips and are creating an online presence to meet prospective customers where they are: social media.
Any elite performer has qualities that make them the best. Elite athletes and artists all have specific characteristics, rituals and training that they practice to be the best. Even in the business world, the elite have certain characteristics and practices that make them the best at what they do.