What To Say When Asked To Trade Services

what to say when asked to trade services

How do you feel about being asked to trade services?

Nikki is really curious to find out who has traded services and how it worked out, especially if you have a strong opinion about it. What do you say when asked to trade services?

The purpose of today’s episode is to give you some possible language to use when someone asks you to trade services so that you are prepared and know how you want to respond, plus much more on this episode of the Sales Maven Show.

Nikki believes that when someone asks to trade services with you, they are trying to sell you something because you have to be willing and find value in whatever they are offering in the trade. It’s a big deal to trade if the thing you are trading for doesn’t bring any value to you, and sometimes people feel like they got the short end of the stick.

Do you know what to say when asked to trade services?

It’s okay to say no, but it’s also okay to ask. Nikki says to be confident in your response, and she shares some possible responses you could offer. The first one is, thank you for asking, I don’t trade for services, but I would be happy to earn your business. Another response might be: thank you for asking. As much as I appreciate what you offer, it’s not a great fit for me. Listen in to hear the other responses Nikki gives that can open the door to other business.

Do you need more support around sales language? Nikki wants to invite you to join her Sales Maven Society. This is an opportunity for you and Nikki to work together, you bring your questions, concerns, sales challenges, and she provides answers and guidance to boost your confidence. Join the Sales Maven Society here, click add to cart, and then checkout and use coupon code: 47trial to get your first month for $47.00!

In This Episode:

[00:43] Welcome to the show!

[02:24] Nikki wants to share the language of what to say when you are asked to trade services.

[03:00] Nikki shares that her family has a small business, and they were proponents of trading services.

[04:20] Today, it is very uncommon for Nikki to trade services.

[05:05] One very important thing is to have a dose of clarity around trading services.

[06:45] Think about if this is something you are willing to pay for; if not, then don’t trade with them.

[08:26] The first potential response might be thank you for asking, but I don’t trade for services, but it would be my honor to earn your business.

[09:18] Thank you for asking. As much as I appreciate what you offer, it’s not a great fit for me. When you are ready to work together as a paying client, I would love to work with you.

[10:14] Your aim with these responses is to say them confidently and wait and see what they say.

[12:10] It’s super important to think about how you will respond when this situation comes up.

[12:55] This week’s question is asking someone, “What would it take to earn your business?”

[15:341] Come join the Sales Maven Society and use code 47trial to get your first month for $47.

[16:34] Thank you for listening!

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