What kind of training should I focus on during slow times in sales & marketing?
Economy is quite slow and sales activity is pretty low. It is a good time to get some training and develop new skills / fix bad habits. What are some good subjects to get trained on that benefited you in sales and marketing jobs? Not interested in smoke & mirror sales training sessions, time management or leadership. Been there, done that. I am more interested in out of the box ideas.
Asked By: djfreex - 1/14/2009
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I work in commercial real estate ...hope my ideas are applicable to you... More
Answered By: JLow - 1/14/2009
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FIRST: Get an account with Aweber...a very good autoresponder. Once a month, send an email to your list in which you talk about sales, promotions, new products, etc. Offer something to customers that join your email list...future discount, free report, I've even seen free piece of chocolate used as an incentive... More
Answered By: cknoce - 1/14/2009
I honestly believe that most of sales is mental strength. How many times can you face rejection and keep going? eliminate negative talk focus on the positive. Im not talking about a pollyanna everything is beautiful attitude im talking about good ego strength. We can only take so much rejection. The happier we are... More
Answered By: eli - 1/14/2009
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