What do you do when someone you have to work with has a totally different approach to sales? In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan share advice on dealing with colleagues, managers or partners who don’t share the same sales philosophy. How do you prevent someone from sabotaging your sales call and how do you remedy the situation when it happens? Veteran Sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale outline the steps you can take to establish the sales plan prior to a meeting. They also provide a super simple question you can ask a prospect if the sales meeting didn’t go as planned.
What do you do when someone asks for customer references? Whether you have a ton of satisfied customers or are just getting started, your answer can make a big impact. Veteran Sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale provide a framework for making your referrals consistent and authentic. Your strategy in how you respond is critical. In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan also share the ways you can handle references when you only have a few or none at all. Regardless of your situation you’ll find common sense in their suggestions.
Your customers know why you are valuable. How do you get prospects to see your value before they buy? In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan share tips and ideas for communicating your value to prospects. It’s not just about selling to the pain, it’s about telling a prospect why their experience will be better with you. Veteran Sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale provide strategies for telling your story and pointing out what makes you unique. It’s about giving prospects the full picture and helping them understand what they can expect. Do that and you’ll win in even the most competitive of markets.
How do you find success or add value in a highly competitive market? Veteran Sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale reach into their mailbag to answer one of their most common questions. It’s all about adding extra value and expanding your advantage. In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan encourage listeners not to rely on their marketing teams for talking points or give into the idea that there’s no hope in their market. Finding the answers and solutions can be easier than you think.
How do you take your sales training and do something with it? It seems like an easy question, but our clients struggle with it from time to time. In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan deliver some tips for overcoming the mental blocks that keep you from executing your sales training. They’ll share ideas for owning and documenting your sales process. Veteran Sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale encourage you to use a step-by-step approach and evaluation to make your training stick and reinforce your actions by teaching others and reviewing your performance.
Is being good in sales just about being lucky? Veteran Sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale make the case for bringing good karma into the sales process. It’s not about luck, it’s about putting the right energy into your sales process. The karma you put out into the world comes back around almost every time. In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan offer some unorthodox tips for accelerating your sales success. Whether it’s cheering for your competition, embracing a giving mentality, or taking the time to appreciate those around you, you’ll truly get back what you give.
Every single salesperson on the planet wonders how they can be better at closing. While there’s no magic formula, our sales mindset and mechanics can have a big impact on our success. In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan offer sales training and coaching during a Q&A call with a podcast listener. As part of the conversation, they highlight some of the mistakes made in the sales process, how to keep deals moving forward and the best ways to communicate to prospects. Veteran sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale share some of their best insights while coaching on the fly in this special episode.
A lot of time is spent trying to keep young salespeople from crashing and burning early in their careers. In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan talk about viewing youth as a gift rather than a curse. What lessons can you learn from young people? What principles can you apply in your own sales career? Veteran sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale reveal some of their favorite gifts of youth. From overwhelming curiosity to fresh perspective, young people see the world in a unique way. Whether you are 25 or 65, the gifts of youth can make a big impact in your sales career.
The dreaded sales ride along. No one wants to talk about it…and honestly, no one really enjoys it. In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan discuss how valuable a good ride along can be. They’ll share tips for salespeople and sales managers to make a ride along meaningful, not stressful. Veteran sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale identify how salespeople should structure the ride along and leverage their manager to build rapport. They also provide insight into the best way a sales manager can evaluate, coach and contribute in this process.
What does it take to extend your sales philosophy outside of your organization? Are there simple tactics you can use to influence your peers, prospects and customers? In this episode of the Advanced Selling Podcast, Bill and Bryan discuss ways you can infuse your sales philosophy into people around you. From leveraging resources to creating informal groups of like-minded people, veteran sales trainers Bill Caskey and Bryan Neale will help you spread the word beyond your own company.