Should You Use: “Is this a good time”—Yes or No?

The debate of whether to open your calls asking, “Did I catch you at a good time?” or “Is this time still good for you?” (for demo call backs), is alive and well—unfortunately. Just last week, I received this email question from a reader: “Hi Mike, question: After I send out information to prospects, and I come […]

How to Overcome the “I’m not interested” objection

Top sales reps—the ones making the most sales and commissions—know how to handle repeatable selling situations. Instead of ad-libbing, they have learned, internalized, and use best practice responses to the objections and stalls they get over and over again. [Special Offer: If you and your team would like to learn these techniques and save 15% […]

How to Overcome the “I’m not interested” objection

Top sales reps—the ones making the most sales and commissions—know how to handle repeatable selling situations. Instead of ad-libbing, they have learned, internalized, and use best practice responses to the objections and stalls they get over and over again. [Special Offer: If you and your team would like to learn these techniques and save 15% […]

The 5 Secrets to Get Your Email Returned

Tired of your emails not getting returned? If you’re a sales rep who is sending emails and waiting….and waiting for responses that never come, then why not use some best practices that will give your emails the best chances of getting a response. Here are 5 things you can begin doing right now: Email Secret […]

Three Ways to Get a Prospect to Respond

I received this question from a reader of my blog last week: “Mike, I have a question for you. “Being that people are more accessible with iPhones, text, laptops, computers, email, messenger, FB, Instagram to name a few, why are business owners/decision makers so hard to reach? It’s almost like they are hiding. They don’t even […]

The Harder You Work, The Luckier You’ll Get

I was working with a sales manager last week—he manages a team of 20 inside sales reps with a direct report manager who helps manage half that team—and I asked him what kind of producer he was when he was selling. “I was number one!” he answered proudly. “And if you look at your team […]