Quite possibly one of the best books on sales ever written, but more than that it's a book with information that's applicable to all areas of life.You will not be disappointed with 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.
"Lenghty book with a few solid tips on persuation"
Get the specific strategies that Biddulph uses to build a growing passive online income and to establish authority. From learning how to knife through writer's block to getting tips for raising your vibe, you too can become an eBook publishing machine.
Are you tired of working at the same old dead-end job? Have you been struggling to keep up with the bills? Are you in desperate need of a real change in your life? Get ready to quit your job and become your own boss, make your own hours, and finally become financially independent. Stop living paycheck to paycheck, and tell those creditors to go away and never come back. This audiobook will teach you everything you need to know to achieve full financial freedom!
Dr. Kerry Johnson is an international speaker, a coach, and the best-selling author of seven books, including Peak Performance and Behavioral Investing. In this audiobook he will make your telephone a profit center.
Direct selling is booming. It's no surprise when you consider the benefits of launching a direct selling business: low startup costs, strong earning potential, and a flexible work schedule. Currently an estimated 15.6 million people are involved in direct selling in the US alone - and more than 100 million worldwide.
When you get a great offer on your home, you need to understand all the barriers between you and the ultimate goal - a successful sale that leaves both parties feeling that they've won. More than any other piece of the puzzle after the offer, the home inspection can disrupt your plans for a smooth sale.
It is estimated that almost a million jobs will be eliminated in the traditional role of "salesperson" in the next five years in the United States. The signs of change are all around us. Buying processes have been altered in very specific and critical ways. The natural implications are that we must change the way we sell when our buyers change the way they buy from us. The sea change for what has been traditionally called selling has already started and momentum is building.
Forget the traditional model of selling that says you should focus first on the transaction or the sale. It's outdated thinking and there is another way. A way to develop stronger, more powerful relationships by adopting an approach that is more authentic, which strips away the unnecessary layers then focuses on how to add greater significance to others. That way is to Go Naked.
Each tested and effective sales technique is clearly described, role-played, then reviewed in live, exciting seminars...introduced and summarized by Earl Nightingale and conducted with a group of sales professionals by master sales trainer Fred Herman.
More than 100 years of research and countless millions of dollars have been invested in seeking the causes for success and failure in selling. Let Brian Tracy teach you the key success principle in selling, the law of indirect effort, the most powerful buying influence, the use of authority in selling, the "feel, felt, found" method of dealing with objections, how to get past gatekeepers, how to get action and close the sale, the Pareto principle in modern selling, and the key questions for time management in selling.
"A must read/listen for anyone in sells"
Lots of people are in sales, but few command incomes of over five figures. Why is that? And how can you become a salesperson who truly excels? The answer is simple. The salesperson who puts attention toward refining, polishing, and learning the finer points of salesmanship gains an exponential advantage for outplaying competing companies.
For most sales professionals, stress is the number-one enemy. Tom Hopkins here pinpoints The Dirty Dozen - 12 daily stressors that can drag you and your profits into the mud. What are the common stress points for professional salespeople? Rejection, canceled appointments, customer stalls, peer attacks, and more can inhibit performance. Worse, these daily stressors can sap your enthusiasm and prevent you from reaching your sales goals. Learn how to identify these stressors and then modify your thought patterns to banish The Dirty Dozen forever!
"love Tom h. changed my life."
In Web 4.0 Marketing: The Black Book of Powerful Online Marketing Strategies & Tactics, not only will you develop an understanding for the principles that govern online marketing, learn to build your site's authority, and boost its visibility, but you'll also learn how to harness this information to grow your online sales.
"SEO Explained Like Your 5"
If you flick through the pages of typical sales books and sales training materials, you will find a constant flow of sales messages like, "focus on closing the sale", "overcome objections", and "chase the sale". Crossing social boundaries and adding pressure to the sales process makes it a gut-wrenching and painful process. Stop selling, start creating trust.
I'm going to tell you how I make $500 a week (usually much more) selling used auto parts on eBay. And, the great thing is that it's something anybody can do if they don't mind getting a little dirty or greasy. What I'm going to explain to you doesn't require a fancy education or previous experience selling on eBay. You don't even need to know anything about cars or car parts, really, but if you do it's a big plus that can help you make even more money.
Learn everything you need to know about wholesale sourcing and be on your way to success. This book is for those who want to start a wholesale sourcing or for those who are already in the business. If you want to increase your profit margins, then this is the right thing for you. Wholesale sourcing industry is a competitive field of business, but it also provides the largest opportunities especially because online markets allow you to connect to wider networks all over the world.
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. What they discovered may be the biggest shock to conventional sales wisdom in decades.
You're about to take a journey into the world of short sale real estate with two renowned experts in their field. You will learn the best practices when it comes to the short sale process, so you can focus on bringing in more deals. This book is packed with actionable steps for you to follow to become successful with short sale homes. Whether you are a short sale expert or are just starting out, this book can provide you with a lot of valuable information to take your short sale business to the next level.
"should have been a pod cast not a book"
In this book you will learn the five-step marketing optimization system to scale and grow your bottom line. This proven method is used to increase the percentage of visitors to your site that convert into customers. You will learn to gather intelligence through qualitative insight and quantitative data and then execute successful split testing to increase sales and leads.Small Business Big Money Online will give you direct, actionable advice and techniques that you can simply apply to your own process, developing your own system along the way.
There's a huge problem in the commercial real estate business that nobody is talking about - due diligence. The vast majority of investors, real estate brokers, and commercial real estate professionals barely scratch the surface conducting their due diligence when purchasing commercial real estate investments.
The most widely used metaphors in sales are those related to sports, battle, or games. The challenge with this mindset is it requires that one person wins and the other loses. Instead of falling victim to a win-lose approach, what if you shared a common goal with your potential client? How might things change if the client felt that you were more committed to their success than making the sale?
"If Your Buyers Are Focused On Price, Grab The Book"
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.
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.
"A Salesmen Must Read"
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.
"One novel idea. Only need to listen first chapter"
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.
"Just what I needed"
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"
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"
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.
"Excellent Content With Solid Research - Lacking in"
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"
How to gain the attention you need to succeed in any economy.
The lifeblood of your business is repeat customers. But customers can be fickle, markets shift, and competitors are ruthless. So how do you ensure a steady flow of repeat business? The secret--no matter what industry you're in--is finding and keeping automatic customers. These days virtually anything you need can be purchased through a subscription, with more convenience than ever before.
"Can be applied to almost any business"
All of us are involved in selling every day. Whenever we present a product or a principle, inform a client, or instruct a child, we are engaging in the art of effective persuasion. Allow America's master of the art of selling to explain proven, practical sales techniques all of us can use every day.
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"
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.
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.
"Blocking and tackling techniques to get you going"
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.
"Basic 101 stuff"
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!"
In this audiobook discover many types of successful, fun first sentences that will generate positive engagement from prospects. Our prospects guard their time, so they are especially brutal when judging our first sentences. Most times they make that entire judgment in the first few seconds. You want your prospects on your side when presenting. You can't start with a second sentence, so your first sentence better be good.
"Tons of great info."
Most of us think of sales as convincing potential customers to believe or do something they don't really want to. But that cutthroat mentality makes the process much harder than it has to be—especially in an economic downturn, when customers are more suspicious and defensive. It's far more productive (and satisfying) when salespeople think like Go-Givers and focus exclusively on creating value for the customer.
"Go-give to grow your business"
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"
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.
"You will share it's pearls as if they were yours! "
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"
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.
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"
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"
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.
"OK but just a general sales book"
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."
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.
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!"
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."
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.
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!"
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.
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.
Get what you want, every time! Imagine a world where you are offered every job you seek; every business venture you undertake is successful; and every potential customer you approach buys your product.
What does it take to sell high-end luxury creations to the richest clients in the world? In Selling Luxury, Robin Lent and Genevieve Tour, with 30 years of combined experience, share their savoir-faire. You'll also pick up tips from multi-million dollar luxury sales professionals who will help you understand the complexities of the universe of luxury. Selling Luxury will show you how a salesperson can acquire Sales Ambassador status by offering the impeccable service.
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.