Systems For Selling More

If you want to sell more to your current customers, tell them what else they can buy from you. They don’t know. They niche us, and we niche them. They only think about us as suppliers of those products and services that they’ve bought from us for years. Yet, right now, today, they buy products and services from your competition which they could be buying from you. They would prefer to buy these products from you — but they can’t, because they don’t know you can provide them. 

 If you want to bring on more new customers — who will surely become repeat customers before long — spend time talking to prospects. Yes, on the phone. Think about it: how many conversations per day do you have with people whocould be a customer, but are not yet? Probably not many. We don’t talk to prospects, because prospects rarely call. Customers do. And we salespeople tend to only talk to people who call us

 The key with these two actions is to systematize them. Once is not enough. Five times, or a dozen times, is not enough. We must do this repeatedly and systematically. If you talk to 10 customers today, tell each of them about one additional product or service they can buy from you. It takes three seconds. Tomorrow, do it again. Similarly, today, and every day, call one person whocould buy from you, but is not currently. Ask how they are doing. Ask about their family. Ask what they are working on that you can help with. And you will find yourself having a very pleasant conversation. 

 Every day.

 Today and every day.

 To sell more strategically and predictably, the systems are the key!

 To implement these revenue growth systems at your organizations call me at 847-459-6322, or reply to this email. 

 Bonus #1 & #2: If you haven’t seen them yet, take a look at my recent videos about infusing proactive actions into an otherwise reactive day; and also about how to ask for — and receive — referrals. 

 Bonus #3 & #4: More details on how to tell your customers about what else they can buy from you are here. And, finally, here’s my response to a video viewer who asked me about getting referrals by email. (Guess how I responded before you head over to read it.)

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About Alex

My clients add 10 to 20% annually to their sales -- every year -- by taking simple action repeatedly and systematically. My clients are manufacturers, distributors and service companies in mature industries like lumber, pipes and valves, chemicals, and steel. If you would like to add 10-20% to your sales quickly and easily, call me directly at 847-459-6322.