Sell More By Asking the Right Questions

Sell More By Asking the Right Questions

Get more sales by asking the right questions.

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By a show of hands, how many of you love being sold to by a pushy salesman? Ok, now how many of you like being sold to, period? Really? That’s not surprising.

Now let’s flip the question. How many of you like selling? Right. If you don’t like selling, how do you make any money? All of those are valid questions to ask, especially if you’re running a business. No doubt if you have your own business, you don’t like fielding calls from solicitors trying to get you to buy their fancy new widget that will revolutionize your operation. You also don’t like forcing your wares on people, but know that they’re responsible for your livelihood. Quite a conundrum you’re in.

What if I told you that there’s a way that you can sell where it doesn’t seem like you’re selling? Cue the angelic  trumpeters. Read on to learn more.
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Using Social Media To Silence Critics

Using Social Media To Silence Critics

Social Media Can be Abused to silence critics

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Social Media gives you a chance to listen to your customers and engage them in conversations. On the flip side, customers have the opportunity to not only engage you directly, but talk about your business to anyone who will listen. I mentioned a few of my social media pet peeves in an earlier post and one that really should be added to the list is companies who listen and respond to complaints by inviting the customer to send them a message so that they can take care of the issue.

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