When it comes to delivering a pitch, Oren Klaff has unparalleled credentials. Over the past 13 years, he has used his one-of-a-kind method to raise more than $400 million - and now, for the first time, he describes his formula to help you deliver a winning pitch in any business situation. Whether you’re selling ideas to investors, pitching a client for new business, or even negotiating for a higher salary, Pitch Anything will transform the way you position your ideas. According to Klaff, creating and presenting a great pitch isn’t an art - it’s a simple science.
"A Better Way to Close"
Whether it's selling your company's product in the boardroom or selling yourself on eating healthy, everything in life can and should be treated as a sale. And as sales expert Grant Cardone explains, knowing the principles of selling is a prerequisite for success of any kind. In Sell or Be Sold, Cardone breaks down the techniques and approaches necessary to master the art of selling in any avenue.
"Basic sales points, lots of fluff"
In a world inundated with sales books on getting to yes, this audiobook recommends just the opposite, focusing on how increasing your failure rate can greatly accelerate your movement toward ultimate success. Go for No! chronicles four days in the life of fictional character Eric Bratton, a call-reluctant copier salesman who wakes up one morning to find himself in a strange house with no idea of how he got there.
What's the secret to sales success? If you're like most business leaders, you'd say it's fundamentally about relationships - and you'd be wrong. The best salespeople don't just build relationships with customers. They challenge them.The need to understand what top-performing reps are doing that their average performing colleagues are not drove Matthew Dixon, Brent Adamson, and their colleagues at Corporate Executive Board to investigate the skills, behaviors, knowledge, and attitudes that matter most for high performance.
A pioneer of content marketing, Joe Pulizzi has cracked the code when it comes to the power of content in a world where marketers still hold fast to traditional models that no longer work. In Content Inc., he breaks down the business-startup process into six steps, making it simple for you to visualize, launch, and monetize your own business.
"A complete content inc"
During economic contractions, it becomes much more difficult to sell your products, maintain your customer base, and gain market share. Mistakes become more costly, and failure becomes a real possibility for all those who are not able to make the transition. But imagine being able to sell your products when others cannot, being able to take market share from your competitors, and knowing the precise formulas that would allow you to expand your sales while others make excuses.
"Great mindset training for those who want success"
Brian Tracy, one of the top professional speakers and sales trainers in the world today, found that his most important breakthrough in selling was the discovery that it is the "Psychology of Selling" that is more important than the techniques and methods of selling.
"Great info, poor quality"
Zig shares tips and techniques from his vast wealth of sales experience. His insights will prove to you over and over why this is the definitive how-to sales program. This powerful series of 12 timeless sales sessions will help you close more sales today as you build a career for tomorrow!
Listen to this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you.
"Barely Made It Through This One"
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, one in nine Americans works in sales. Every day more than 15 million people earn their keep by persuading someone else to make a purchase. But dig deeper and a startling truth emerges: Yes, one in nine Americans works in sales. But so do the other eight. Whether we’re employees pitching colleagues on a new idea, entrepreneurs enticing funders to invest, or parents and teachers cajoling children to study, we spend our days trying to move others.
"Great content, perhaps better in print"
Written by Neil Rackham, former president and founder of Huthwaite corporation, SPIN Selling is essential listening for anyone involved in selling or managing a sales force. Unquestionably the best-documented account of sales success ever collected and the result of the Huthwaite corporation's massive 12-year, $1-million dollar research into effective sales performance, this groundbreaking resource details the revolutionary SPIN (Situation, Problem, Implication, Need-payoff) strategy.
"I'm new to sales and found this to be a great star"
Why do sales organizations fall short? Every day expert consultants like Mike Weinberg are called on by companies large and small to find the answer - and it's one that may surprise you. Typically the issue lies not with the sales team - but with how it is being led. Through their attitude and actions, senior executives and sales managers unknowingly undermine performance. In Sales Management. Simplified. Weinberg tells it straight, calling out the problems plaguing sales forces and the costly mistakes made by even the best-intentioned sales managers.
"Fantastic - To the piint"
How to gain the attention you need to succeed in any economy.
The only lasting way to enhance your productivity and growth is to focus on a handful of basic concepts and repeat them week after week - and teach your staff to do the same. This audiobook explains how to tune up virtually every area of your business systematically, with just a little disciplined focus. Spend an hour per week on each "impact area" of your business, and you will be astonished at how much you can accomplish.
Discover the outbound sales process that, in just a few years, helped add $100 million in recurring revenue to Salesforce.com, almost doubling their enterprise growth...with zero cold calls. This is NOT another book about how to cold call or close deals. This is an entirely new kind of sales bible for CEOs, entrepreneurs and sales VPs to help you build a sales machine.
"Writing a book in the third person is just dumb"
No matter how much repeat business you get from loyal customers, the lifeblood of your business is a constant flow of new accounts. Whether you're a sales rep, sales manager, or a professional services executive, if you are expected to bring in new business, you need a proven formula for prospecting, developing, and closing deals. New Sales. Simplified. is the answer.
"Finally a no-nonsense sales book"
Show your clients what they cannot see. Say to your clients what no one else would dare to say. And you will have all the clients you ever desire. Whether you are a new coach or you already have a six-figure coaching practice, The Prosperous Coach will show you how.
"I am glad this was my first Audio book"
Close That Sale! The 24 Best Sales Closing Techniques Ever Discovered is perhaps the most valuable small book in the world of selling and business today. In 25 fast-moving chapters, based on thousands of sales conversations, and the experience of more than 1,000,000 salespeople worldwide, you learn how to make more sales, faster than you ever thought possible.
"Helpful and Extremely Clear!"
How would you like to triple your income in just 12 months? That’s the incredible promise legendary sales mastermind Brian Tracy makes in this “graduate level” sales training program The Psychology of Selling - one of the best, most comprehensive programs of its kind ever produced.
"This Is What I Read Before Every Sale"
Sharing strategies and answers from a lifetime of selling, Jeffrey has packed The Little Red Book of Selling with the information you've been searching for. You'll learn a philosophy of success - long term, relationship-driven, and referral-oriented - that has nothing to do with manipulation or other old-world sales tactics, and has everything to do with understanding buying motives and taking ethical, relationship-building actions.
Want to start or grow a business but not getting any traction? Worried that you chose the wrong business idea? Entrepreneurship is a hard game to play, but it doesn't have to be as hard as many people make it out to be. Matthew Paulson outlines the business growth hacking and personal development shortcuts that multimillionaires use to get ahead of the game in Business Growth Day by Day.
Now you can learn advanced selling skills from Brian Tracy, international speaker, consultant, and best-selling author. Let him teach you to master complex selling.
In business, it's vital to focus on the customer. Let Brian Tracy, world-renowned international speaker, consultant, and best-selling author show you the most effective way. Learn why people really buy.
Yes, the customer can pay all the bills. Let Brian Tracy, world-renowned international speaker, consultant, and best-selling author show you how. You will learn how to accurately determine customer needs.
Let Brian Tracy show you how to increase your income faster as he teaches you the tricks of the trade. You will learn how to get customers for life.
Social media has become the fashionable slogan of the advertising world; the highly desirable way out to all marketing appeals. It's low-priced, swift, and has touched close to infiltration in various age factions. This book is your landmark to the five pillars of social media merchandising, and how you can control social media for the prosperity of your company. In the guide, we have expanded the five pillars that educate our patrons how to use social media for trade and how to perform the approaches that we extend collectively.
Many people assume that effective sales ability demands a unique personality and an aggressive attitude. It's not true, and Robert Herjavec is proof. Known as the "Nice Shark" on the ABC Emmy Award-winning hit show Shark Tank, Robert Herjavec is loved by viewers, who respond to his affable nature. He has developed an honest and genuine approach to life and selling that has set him apart from his cutthroat colleagues and rewarded him with a degree of wealth measured in hundreds of millions of dollars.
To generate greater profits, you must offer the highest quality of customer service to people after they have bought the product or service. The most important sale is not the first sale, it's the second sale....
In the last 25 years, I have taken over many failing businesses, and each time I took it as a challenge to see if I could improve that business. I am happy to report that my success rate is around 85 percent. I take a time tested step-by-step marketing approach and make sure every step is followed and completed - some of which I have shared through my blog and podcast, but I have decided to summarize them all in this book, so they are easy to find under one roof, so to speak.
The customer is the most important part of any business. Let best-selling author and international speaker Brian Tracy teach you the best way to serve your customer, distribute your product, pump up your profits, turbocharge your business, learn the key result areas of business success, finance your business, and negotiate the best deal.
Have you ever wanted to drop everything that you are currently doing and gain a residual income while working on your own startup from home, and away from all of the world's external daily chaos? Have you ever wanted to work the hours that you want to work? Not the hours that an authoritative figure dictates that you work? It is time to figure out the different avenues in life that we can take in order to make a solid income.
It's easy to be the best in sales if you listen to Brian Tracy, as he teaches you the tricks of the trade. Learn how to: analyze your market carefully, analyze yourself even more, set clear goals and objectives, develop personal plans, practice personal business planning, control the selling process, and build lifelong customer relationships.
What do motivational speakers, salespeople, preachers, and lawyers have in common? They are all in the business of convincing people, and they do it well. In fact, they do it so well, that this is their job - to persuade people to "buy" what they are selling, whether it's an actual product, or a concept, a story, an ideology, etc.
More than ever before, people today are more protective of their time and their money. And they've mastered how to dodge salespeople, resist standard sales techniques, and essentially control the sales process from start to finish. And they decide when you're finished. The second you abandon traditional closing techniques, the usual qualifying questions, and the typical sales formula - that's when you start partnering with your prospects and customers.
Negotiation is the middle ground between capitulation and stonewalling, a back and forth between two parties trying to reach agreement. If a price or other term is nonnegotiable, there is no give and take, just "take it or leave it". You may think you are negotiating, but if the other side isn't playing, you aren't either. Regardless of the industry, situation, or product, the two most common mistakes negotiators make are: 1. They give ground too easily, and 2. They get nothing in return.
Before you begin the attempt to build a successful list or create a powerful sales page, you will want to start with a rigorous introduction to squeeze pages. In stark contrast to undifferentiated, unfocused home pages, squeeze pages focus specifically on capturing leads for a newsletter or making sales for a specific product - and make no attempt to give visitors a different option.
These days if you want to make a sale, it's not just one person you have to convince anymore. Purchasing power is spread throughout the organization, and there's plenty of people to consult. It's harder than ever. Tim Sanders joins us to talk about his book, Dealstorming, and how to be successful at sales in the ever -hanging world of work.
Do you struggle writing sales copy? Imagine how much faster you can write your products' sales copy with the right tool at your side. Now, you don't have to spend hours trying to come up with the words you need. No more writer's block. No more frustration, pulling the hair out of your head, banging your head against the wall to come up with the words you need. At Live A Change, we want to help you create a steady income online.
In this book, multiple online business strategies are documented as the author advises everyone from newbies to seasoned professionals on what does and doesn't work in the world of online business and Internet marketing. The listener will learn to establish multiple automated income streams using proven, creative concepts, with numerous real-world examples given.
"Jim you knock it out of the ball park"
Becoming a Rainmaker shows how to develop the mind-set of a Rainmaker, execute the high-impact activities of a Rainmaker, and master the affluent sales skills of a Rainmaker. If you have not become a Rainmaker and want to, this book is an invitation directed personally to you. If you are already a Rainmaker, congratulations. This book is a chance for you to fine-tune your Rainmaking skills. Be prepared, and you, too, will bring in 10 or more new affluent relationships over the next 12 months.
The secret to developing a team of high performers isn’t more training but better coaching. When managers effectively coach their people around best practices, core competencies and the inner game of coaching that develops the champion attitude, it makes your training stick. With Keith Rosen’s coaching methodology and proven L.E.A.D.S. Coaching Framework™ used by the world’s top organizations, you’ll get your sales and management teams to perform better - fast.
"It doesn't stand up to serious inspection"
Get out of the firefighting business and into the business of developing the people who develop your profits. Successful salespeople rightfully become sales managers because of superior sales records. Yet too often these sales stars get stuck doing their old sales job while also trying to juggle their manager role, and too often companies neglect to train their sales managers how to excel as managers. That's the "sales management trap," and it's exactly what The Accidental Sales Manager addresses and solves.
"great take aways for first-time managers."
As much as 95% of our decisions are made by the subconscious mind. As a result, the world's largest and most sophisticated companies are applying the latest advances in neuroscience to create brands, products, package designs, marketing campaigns, store environments, and much more, that are designed to appeal directly and powerfully to our brains.
Not all salespeople plan on a career in sales. Often, sales chooses them and suddenly they find themselves in a profession they aren't fully prepared for. The Accidental Salesperson is the answer, providing the advice and inspiration they need to master the essentials and hit the ground running. Fully updated to reflect the changes in the marketplace, the second edition provides a much-needed roadmap anyone can use to excel in sales.
"So many gold nuggets!"
When we make decisions we like to think we weigh the options carefully, look at all the possibilities, and make the best choice based on a rational examination of the facts. But in truth, much of our decision making happens on a subconscious level based on feelings we might not even be aware of. Understanding and managing those subconscious feelings is the key to the art of persuasion. By observing and predicting human behavior, we can learn to react and direct behavior in others.
"Good ideas for persuasion"
Written in the depths of the Great Depression, How to Sell Your Way Through Life explores a crucial component of Achievement: your ability to make the sale. Ringing eerily true in today's uncertain times, Hill's work takes a practical look at how, regardless of our occupation, we must all be salespeople at key points in our lives. Hill breaks down concrete instances of how the Master Salesman seizes advantages and opportunities, giving you tools you can use to effectively sell yourself and your ideas.
"Solid addition to Hill's legacy."
Much has changed since the original The Art of Selling to the Affluent was published. The financial crisis has affected the affluent as well as the less affluent. This book brings you up to date with today's affluent and helps every salesperson understand what adjustments need to be made in order to successfully attract, service, and retain lifelong affluent customers and clients. Completely updated and revised, it is based on The Oechli Institute's latest 2013 comprehensive research.
"Half Way Through"
Sales and service are being radically redefined like never before. With buyers now in possession of unlimited information, online content is quickly becoming the dominant driver for commerce. Today anyone working in sales or customer service needs to possess entirely new skills. Unfortunately most organizations are still using traditional selling and service models developed for a different time.
"One idea well explained"
Mr. Shmooze is the parable of a man who reveals the secret shared by all superstar salespeople. Selling, in its most exquisite form, is not about taking, nor is it about persuading. Selling, believe it or not, is about giving. Mr. Shmooze gives for a living. He starts by listening and he quickly comes to understand what people really need. His customers love him because he gives more than he takes. They trust him because he is passionate about their interests.
Shadowing hundreds of salespeople for a double-blind study on performance, sales leadership consultant Lisa McLeod made a significant discovery: Salespeople driven by a sense of purpose wildly outperformed those driven by quotas. McLeod noticed that superstars didn't look at their quotas and ask, "How can I meet them?" They looked at their customers and asked, "How can I help them?" In McLeod's groundbreaking sales management book you'll discover why driving revenue is not the purpose of a sales force.
"Unexpectedly engaging and enlightening"
UnSelling is about everything but the sell. We put all of our focus on the individual purchase transaction, while putting the rest of our business actions second. We've become blind to customer service, support, branding, experiences, and even product quality. Sixty percent of a purchasing decision is made before a customer even contacts you. We have funnel vision, and it needs to stop.
The world of selling keeps changing, and inside sales professionals are on the front line. More than ever, they need powerful tools to open stronger, build trust faster, handle objections better, and close more sales. Based on the author's TeleSmart 10 System for Power Selling, Smart Selling on the Phone and Online pinpoints the ten skills essential to high-efficiency, high-success performance.
"Holy crap I fell asleep"
A professional "pitching coach" for one of the world's largest marketing conglomerates, Jon Steel shares his secrets and explains how you can create presentations and pitches that win hearts, minds, and new business. He identifies the dos and don'ts and uses real-world examples to prove his points. If you make pitches for new business, this is the perfect book for you.
"Really amazing stories about pitching"
In today's commodity-based marketplace it is harder than ever to differentiate even the most superlative services and products. The sales presentation provides the most powerful opportunity to do so. Make It All About Them reveals the truth behind the traditional rules of presentations and offers sales professionals a new way forward. It explains why focusing on three key points trumps a presentation full of details, why plain English always wins over jargon, why the audience doesn't need to know how important you are but how important they are, and other effective tactics.
"Very well written"
Using the ancient Inuit whale hunt as a metaphor for big sales, Whale Hunting gives you a clear nine-phase model for successfully finding, landing, and harvesting whale-sized sales accounts - the kind of sales that transform your business. Here, you’ll learn how to turn the dangerous endeavor of selling to large companies and big contracts into a strategy for continued success and growth. Stop wasting time with little accounts and start landing monster accounts.
Bad pricing is a great way to destroy your company's value, revenue, and profits. With 10 simple rules, this book shows you how to deliver both healthy profit margins and robust revenue growth while kicking the dreaded discounting habit. The authors destroy the conventional wisdom that you have to trade margins for revenues and show you how to fully exploit the value your company offers customers. This is a proven plan for increasing sales without sacrificing profits.
"Great Book! Lots of useful stuff you can use!"
In recent years, professional services providers have had to rethink their sales methods and adapt to profound changes in the way clients buy services. In response, Winning the Professional Services Sale argues for fundamental changes in the seller's mindset and sales strategies.
No Thanks, I'm Just Looking gives anyone the inside scoop on how to skyrocket their selling career with a system of easy-to-learn practical money-making steps. By saving countless hours of trial-and-error experience, readers will be able to focus on the things that really work. Considered to be retail guru Harry J. Friedman's personal collection of proven selling techniques, No Thanks, I'm Just Looking includes all the tips and humorous anecdotes that have made him retail's most sought-after consultant.
"Bot read book."
Revenue Disruption delivers bold new strategies to transform corporate revenue performance and ignite outsized revenue growth. Today's predominant sales and marketing model is at best obsolete and at worst totally dysfunctional. This book offers a completely new operating methodology based on a sales and marketing approach that recognizes the global technological, cultural, and media changes that have forever transformed the process of buying and selling.