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Leveraging Your Team to Increase Your Social Selling Sales

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Leveraging Your Team to Increase Your Social Selling Sales

It seems that sometimes we can’t see the forest for the trees. Or, maybe it is that we neglect the obvious, the people who are already around us while we diligently search for new business. Not that long ago, a member of my networking group asked during a meeting … “Does anybody know anybody who works at company X?”

While nobody present could provide an introduction, I was up at the front of the room on my laptop conducting a search ...

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The Most Painful Part of the Sales Process Is …

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The Most Painful Part of the Sales Process Is …

For the customer, at least … it’s not writing the check. It’s making the actual decision. Of course, depending on that decision, this could also hold true for the salesperson.

I’ve studied this phenomenon for years and I have applied it to myself as the buyer as well as to my customers. The simple fact is that, once the check has been written, or the decision has been made, the pain is poof gone!

On the other hand, the process of making that final ...

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2017 Social Selling App and Article Roundup #4

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2017 Social Selling App and Article Roundup #4

Every week it seems that I either run across, or I am introduced to, some really great new apps and articles that pertain to social selling. Then there are those apps that I have used for an extensive period of time and they are worthy of a shout out!

While I can’t do extensive research or a full review on each, hopefully you may find some gems for your own use that have been hidden ...

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3 Point Shot – Random Thoughts on Selling #4

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3 Point Shot – Random Thoughts on Selling #4

I probably have dozens of article drafts on selling that have never been fully developed to the point where they are fit for publication. I might get started writing them and then lose interest or, there might not be enough meat in the topic to meet my standards for a complete article.

All these partial posts are like annoying threads that keep popping up on the edges of my favorite worn out bell-bottom jeans. Well, I’m getting ...

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Do You Need Permission to Start Selling Socially?

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Do You Need Permission to Start Selling Socially?

There seems to be the feeling (excuses) in some circles that the reasons for not starting to implement a personal social selling program are somehow tied to …

  • Nobody else that I know is doing it
  • My company has not given me the o.k.
  • My boss is not leading the way

Now, I normally approach persuasion in a nuanced way. I prefer people to conform … willingly. But, ...

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2017 Social Selling App and Article Roundup #3

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2017 Social Selling App and Article Roundup #3

Every week it seems that I either run across, or I am introduced to, some really great new apps and articles that pertain to social selling. Then there are those apps that I have used for an extensive period of time and they are worthy of a shout out!

While I can’t do extensive research or a full review on each, hopefully you may find some gems for your own use that have been hidden ...

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