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Tom Burton on The Sales Evangelist Podcast More than 50% of the workforce are millennials. Millennials are now the predominant decision-makers in B2B purchasing decisions. Tom Burton, author of The Revenue Zone joins Donald to discuss the top three rules for effectively selling to millennials. 

Change is Inevitable 

  • Younger buyers have no tolerance for the traditional B2B model.
  • They want to do their own research and control their buying journey.
  • Preference is to avoid talking to salespeople.
  • 80% more millennials are likely to buy if the sales process is consultative.

The Three Rules

  • The mindset of a salesperson needs to be different. The buyer wants to be in control of their journey. Today’s salesperson needs to be flexible.
  • Make your content accessible to your buyer – (non-gated). Create relevant content that is frictionless.
  • Enable the buyer experience to be guided step-by-step.

Takeaways

  • Confused prospects don’t become buyers.
  • Answer the first questions of your prospect of what is the value proposition.
  • Share the recommended journey.
  • Buyers want guidance.
  • Works well through social selling.

 

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