Douglasvermeeren's Blog

Just another WordPress.com site

Don’t Suck at selling #2 by Douglas Vermeeren

leave a comment »

Don’t suck at selling # 2 by Douglas Vermeeren
Don’t blend in

Whenever I talk about this concept in our seminars so many salespeople turn crazy. Either they start doing real gimmicky things to attract attention which can sometimes mean they become the crazy guy with the colourful socks in the office or the outrageous ties. I even saw one lady who made it a ritual to run around the room quickly and do a lap giving everyone a high five every time she made a sale at her car dealership. (She thought for some reason people liked to see her come to life like those buskers dressed as robots who do something when you drop in a quarter.) While these surface things may be novel what I am really talking about here is different.

If you want to really stand out you need to stand out for the person that it actually matter for, and that’s your customer. (Who cares if you stand out for coworkers anyways, they aren’t paying you.)

So here’s the whole thing about NOT blending it. You need to consider how your competition is serving (or not serving) your marketplace. You need then turn up what you re doing to exceed customer expectations! This is where and how you can stand out in a way that makes you successful and rich.

What can you do that demonstrates you are really interested in seeing your customer succeed? How are you continuing the relationship after the sale? How are you treating those that don’t buy from you? How ar eyou helping them to feel you are a real person who cares? How are you preparing for delivery? How are you helping them feel qualified?

Lots to think about here. Just don’t be gimmicky — be useful. Be a salesperson — not a dork!

Douglas Vermeeren Learn to sell or die suck suit

#douglasvermeeren#learntosellordie#salestraining#1salestrainer#salessuccessacademy#getmoresales#selling#dv#dontsuckatsales#salestips#salesfail

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: