Sales Tips

Top Five Sales Tips and Negotiation Skills

1) Ask For It

If you don’t ask for the sale chances are you won’t get it. Sounds simple, but many salespeople forget this basic tenant. It’s the most important sales tool you possess and also THE MOST EFFECTIVE. Don’t know how to ask for it? Stick around….

2) Follow Up

You are not going to close every deal on the spot – that’s OK! A good follow up plan will maximize your sales velocity.

3) Sales Training

You may be good, but you can always improve. It’s important for YOU to explore different sales training techniques. You may just increase your salary! As sales representatives we need to stay sharp. It’s easy to fall into bad habits – don’t!

4) Attitude

You need a positive attitude plain and simple! There’s no way around this. If you want to sell, you must be able to maintain a positive mood during sales negotiations – even when they’re going bad.

5) Sales Drive

Hey – if you’re not driven, excited, and enthusiastic then why in hell would I want to buy your product? You and only you are responsible to maintain your sales MOJO! Do whatever you have to! Tape a $100 bill on your computer! Hang an inspirational picture! Stand on your freaking head! Do whatever works for you!

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