Slow down, we just met - Sales Maven Tips

Have you ever had someone you just met be overly familiar with you? Did you enjoy it or did it make you a little weary? Did you wish they would just slow down? Imagine meeting someone for the first time and within five minutes they’ve asked you if they can move into your house, form…

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Have you ever wondered if you should and how much you might pay someone who gives you a referral? Do you already have some type of referral program in place in your business? If so, how’s it working for you? This is a question that has come up multiple times from clients recently. Let’s face…

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giveaways

When’s the last time you gave away product/services to a “well-connected” person in hopes they’d refer people to you? How did it work out?  Have they sent a ton of business your way? Read on about why “well connected” giveaways might not be best for your business. Chances are, the well-connected person hasn’t even sent…

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Do you ever wonder if you’re maximizing your business referrals?  When’s the last time someone sent you a referral? And how long did it take you to follow up with the referral? Check out this week’s tip on how to maximize referrals in your business. You may be diminishing your chances of getting another referral…

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gift sales

Which do you prefer, receiving a thoughtful gift or giving a gift that someone will cherish for years to come? Maybe in the last few months, you’ve done a favor for someone that to you seemed insignificant. Yet, to the person on the receiving end, it felt like an enormous gift that made a huge difference…

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Getting Paid, Charging For Your Services

Of course, there’s the most obvious reason we charge for our services; if we gave everything away for free, we’d go out of business. Here’s one more reason not to give away your services for free; there’s little to no value in the mind of the person receiving your services when they don’t have to…

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