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Do you have full control over your sales meeting?

Is it difficult getting your prospects to go in the direction you want them to go?

You answer “no” to the first question and “yes” to the second question. Right? Well, you know what to do now!

Tune into this episode of “The Sales Evangelist Podcast,” where host Donald Kelly dives deep into mastering client interactions. Within this five-minute episode, you’ll be ready to take control, establish authority, and confidently guide your prospects.

Take advantage of these critical strategies that can accelerate your sales success!

Taking Control of Your Sales Meetings

  • The key to having a successful sales meeting is being in control of its direction. 
  • Donald emphasizes that while catering to the prospect’s requests is essential, offering them a meeting roadmap ensures they recognize you as an expert in your field. 

The Agenda of A Guided Sales Session

  • To lead your sales meeting, set a clear agenda. Address the prospect’s hopes and set the stage for the main goal. It’s to guide them through informed choices. 
  • Donald suggests asking prospects what they want to learn. This is to consider the meeting effective. 
  • Then, build the conversation around those objectives. Also, share your expertise and insights.

Expert Advice on Pricing Queries

  • One common challenge salespeople face is when a prospect jumps straight to pricing. Donald advises against catering to this demand blindly. 
  • Instead, offer transparency about your pricing range while steering the conversation back to understanding their specific challenges and whether your service is a good fit.

Maintaining Control with A Robust Conclusion

  • Donald stresses that you should reserve the last five minutes to review the main points and schedule the next meeting. 
  • This strategy helps maintain the sales process’s momentum and positions you as a prepared and experienced professional.

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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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