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Secret Weapon for Selling Anything Learn the secret weapons for selling in this episode and apply these selling tips to your sales journey as a salesperson. Flynn Blackie dropped his education and pursued his thirst for success.  He started creating websites for friends and as word of mouth grew his reputation, he was able to build his website development business. 

Secrets of successful selling

Learn their names

A person’s name is the first and easiest information to obtain. Knowing someone’s name is important and it immediately sparks their interest. Using a name means you are giving individual importance and you value them. That sparks the clients’ interests. 


Understand what’s important to them

The next thing you need to know someone’s interests. Genuinely learn about their needs and how your services can help them. Personalize your approach and choose businesses and clients’ causes that you are passionate about. Salespeople need to go the extra mile if we want to grab the attention of our prospects. We want to set ourselves apart from our competition. 

Take advantage of social media channels

One of the most common resources salespeople will use is social media. It’s a great way to find common ground between you and your clients and support them through their interests. Prospects feel appreciated when you personalize your approach. 

In the midst of this pandemic, you can help your clients for free with Flynn’s COVID-support website. He’s offered free strategy calls and solutions to people who need help. Flynn discovered that in this time of crisis, people who were coming to him are those who have wanted to kickstart their career in business but didn’t have the time before. 

Have the desire to learn from other people

Another secret tip to selling is learning from other people. Build a connection with like-minded salespeople and mentors who have already walked the path you want to follow. 

The Secret Weapon for Selling Anything” episode resources 

Connect with Flynn Blackie via his LinkedIn account. Read the article that featured the mind of Flynn here too! 

If you are interested in more sales stories, you can talk to Donald directly. Reach him via these channels: LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook about any sales concerns. 

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Audio provided by Free SFX and Bensound. Other songs used in the episodes are as follows: The Organ Grinder written by Bradley Jay Hill, performed by Bright Seed, and Produced by Brightseed and Hill.


About the Author The Sales Evangelist

Donald is the host of the popular sales podcast,"The Sales Evangelist". He is the founder of The Sales Evangelist Consulting Firm where he helps small companies develop killer sales process to scale their business and increase growth.

Donald is also an award-winning speaker, sales trainer, and coach. He's a big fan of traveling, South Florida staycations and high-quality family time. Donald has a belief that “anyone” can sell if they have the desire and receives the proper training.

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