Matching your Pitch to your Customer’s Motivation

Toastmaster Picture_JulyRegardless as to who enters the store, sales agents all too often use the same canned, rehearsed pitch. The same message is relayed to sell the coffee maker or the sofa; after all customers have to have all the facts! But after listening to your customers, are you communicating what’s important and relevant to them?

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Effective Listening can get You that Sale!

Effective ListeningSome people seem to have a real knack for selling; they sometimes keep talking until the customer gives in with sheer exasperation!

While this strategy might work initially, the probability of the order being cancelled will be high and the likelihood of the customer returning will be low. A more effective way to start the sales process is to listen before you speak!

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