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Grady Anderson on The Sales Evangelist Podcast Relationships are important

  • Doing business in Europe has some similar characteristics to doing business in the United States.
  • Data privacy is one of the critical aspects of doing business effectively.
  • Need to understand the payment platforms and the rules.
  • Sensitive to borders and cultures.
  • Getting down to business is totally acceptable – don’t be offended.

What to be aware of in selling to Europeans

  • You have to be GDPR compliant to avoid a deal going south.
  • Germany is extremely strict on GDPR.
  • Navigating the potential language barriers of each country takes research.
  • Consider investing in salespeople that can speak the language of the country you are prospecting to.
  • Being aware of slang and how that can impact your ability to communicate.
  • Stay aware of how the currency rates are changing from day to day.

Messenger tools are valuable in assisting your sales efforts

  • Apps that have the ability to translate your marketing campaigns are key to your success.
  • WhatsApp, Telegram, and Viber are some powerful tools.

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