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Old 19th March 2005, 05:28 PM   #11
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I love selling face to face, find it very natural for the most part. But when it comes to writing something to sell? Argh! It's worse than a root canal.

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Old 21st March 2005, 01:40 PM   #12
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That is me as well, I communicate verbally, I write like a luddite

I am enthusiastic about what I do and can do for a client, and this is how I am about life in general.

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Old 25th March 2005, 10:39 AM   #13
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I would have to say that I love to sell. I have done it from cold calling, telemarketing, to retail. Everytime I try to do something else I hate it and always go back to Sales. I believe I have found my calling. I have a very up-beat personality and smile all the time. I have a college professor that just calls me happy because you rarely see me without a happy look on my face. People buy from those they like: make a friend and make a sale!

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I can provide enough info to a person about my industry to make their head spin but then have more difficulty closing the deal.
Well, well, don't make the customer dizzy with industry knowledge! We all know that customers love to buy, they don't like to be sold to (think that is a Gitomer phrase again). No one wants to hear about your company, about what you do. They want to know what you are going to do for THEM, specifically. As a previous poster said, its about being a solution provider, not a salesman.

Place yourself as a trusted solution provider and ally to your customer, personally or in business to business, and you are a top salesman.

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