Sellers know that buyers vary from industry to industry, but now research shows exactly which industries are the best and the worst at buying. The question is how can you use this information to help you sell. Most salespeople have developed an intuitive feeling that some industries are better at buying than others. But is [...]
As you may know The ASG Group’s Ray Collis and John O Gorman have a new book due out in the first quarter of next year. It is called: TIDALWAVE SELLING – The 12 Megatrends In Buying That Shape Your Sales Success. Today we received a draft of the cover artwork (shown above) and we’d [...]
For suppliers what makes for great supply chain management is certain to be of interest. That means a recent Gartner report on the Top 25 Supply Chain leaders makes interesting reading. Who are today’s leaders in terms of both buying and supplying? The answer is to be found from Gartner recently published Supply Chain [...]
In an effort to minimize risk buyers are taking smaller steps as they progress towards major buying decisions.
Buyers want to know is ‘will your products and services get me promoted, or demoted?’
Sales people are not the only ones who have funnels, buyers have them too! I will let the IT Director of a large multi-national explain: ‘Last year we had 300 million worth of projects for consideration across the organisation, but only a budget of 100 million. That meant we were faced with some very hard [...]
In the present environment, salespeople are delighted with the opportunity to meet with anybody who expresses an interest. But, what exactly is the purpose of that first meeting and how to maximise its success? For example, how speedily can you qualify the opportunity? To help you we have pulled some of the key points from [...]
There was a time when the worst that could happen to a salesperson was that he, or she would lose the sale. But, even more dreaded are those sales cycles that are stalled. A stage cycle gets to the stage where a salespeople needs closure. That is a definitive yes, or no, that would enable [...]