Your guide to the most up-to-date selling strategies and techniques No matter your skill level, this new edition of Selling For Dummies helps you lay the foundation for sales success with the latest information on how to research your prospects, break down the steps of the sales process, follow up with customers, and so much more. Selling, when done right, is more than a job--it's an art. With the help of Selling For Dummies , you'll discover how to stand head-and-shoulders above the crowd by knowing your clients, and approaching selling with passion and a positive attitude. The book covers making killer sales pitches and presentations, using the latest technologies to your advantage, establishing goals and planning your time efficiently, partnering with others, addressing clients' concerns, and closing more sales. Includes expert tips for harnessing the power of the Internet to increase sales Covers the latest selling strategies and techniques in the Digital Age Explains how mastering selling skills can benefit all areas of your life Explores the newest prospecting and qualification strategies If you're brand new to the sales scene or a seasoned salesperson looking to win more clients and close more sales, Selling For Dummies sets you up for success.
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Learn to: Find, research, and win over potential clients Create and give winning presentations Close the sale Follow up and build strong relationships Get your hands on the most up-to-date selling strategies and techniques If you're brand new to sales or in the trenches and want to win more clients and close more sales, this book has you covered. You'll find out how to make killer sales presentations, use the latest technologies to your advantage, establish goals and plan your time efficiently, and discover that selling is more than a job--it's an art! Selling 101 -- get a grip on how selling is done, why it makes the world go 'round, and which goods or services you should sell to keep your job satisfaction on a high Don't sell ice cubes to an Eskimo -- do your homework before you sell a thing, understand your potential client's psyche, and sell what your product does instead of what it is Prospect, prospect, prospect -- find out how to connect with the people who want what you have, confidently deliver winning presentations, and close the sale Plant a seed -- use social media to follow up (and keep in touch) with clients to grow your business Ya gotta have faith -- stay upbeat when you don't succeed, set goals to stay focused, and give yourself a pat on the back when you deserve it Open the book and find: The lowdown on the seven-step selling cycle How to harness technology as a selling tool Why it's important to get referrals from satisfied clients The latest info on social media sales approaches Tips to avoid costly and timely mistakes in sales The importance of mindfulness and willpower Ten major selling fails to avoid Proven strategies for improving your selling