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Archive for the ‘Things that can shorten the sales cycle’ Category

Jul 25, 2019

Thoughtful Thursdays – Update and use your lists to grow sales

Two of the most important lists to maintain and use are often left to languish and become unproductive. Such a shame! List #1: Everyone you knowList #2: Everything you need Everyone you know is your… Read More

Jun 20, 2019

Thoughtful Thursdays – Responding to the price objection

“Is that your best price?” “Yes.” Good selling,Richard Have a question about sales? Contact Sakanashi and Associates Inc. and I will be happy to respond.

Sep 20, 2018

Thoughtful Thursdays – Please follow up

It is disappointing to lose a sale after using all resources at hand and doing everything possible to get the business. Not getting the business because of poor follow up is not excusable. One of… Read More

Aug 2, 2018

Thoughtful Thursdays – It’s hurry up and wait, again

A customer calls and tells you that they must have price and delivery for a particular product or service right away. As a responsive and diligent sales person you drop everything and work on getting… Read More

Mar 29, 2018

Thoughtful Thursdays – It is time again to address sales fears

A proven strategy for successful sales teams is training. Having said that, regularly scheduled training sessions are often dreaded by the sales team. While the value is not always realized at the time, the professional… Read More