Overcome Objections and Close the Sale

Written by John Boe

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Steps for Addressing an Objection

Step 1 - Hear them out

Give your prospect your full attention and avoidrepparttar temptation to think about your response while they are speaking. Learn to be an active listener. An active listener is not only listening to what their prospect is saying, but is also trying to discoverrepparttar 127316 meaning behind their words. Research indicates that 65% of our communication is nonverbal. Therefore, it is vitally important to pay attention to body language and listen for voice inflections. In addition to observing your prospectís gestures, you must also learn to be mindful of your nonverbal signals.

Step 2 - Feed it back for clarification

By feedingrepparttar 127317 objection back inrepparttar 127318 form of a question it gives your prospect an opportunity to expand upon their concern. For example, if your prospect said they donít haverepparttar 127319 money in their budget, you would feed it back saying, ďYou donít haverepparttar 127320 money in your budget?Ē This technique reducesrepparttar 127321 perception of pressure. By havingrepparttar 127322 opportunity to explain their position, your prospect will frequently answer their own objection. Another reason it is important to clarifyrepparttar 127323 objection is to make sure you are addressing their exact concern and not creating a new one. Some objections are of greater importance to your prospect than others. After you clarifyrepparttar 127324 objection, you need to ask your prospect how important that concern is to them.

Step 3 - Answerrepparttar 127325 objection

Takerepparttar 127326 following into consideration:

∑Stay big picture, but be prepared to provide details as necessary.

∑Use graphs, charts, or numbers if usingrepparttar 127327 big picture approach isnít effective.

∑Verifyrepparttar 127328 objection has been resolved.

Step 4 - Ask forrepparttar 127329 order

You may have to ask forrepparttar 127330 order several times before you getrepparttar 127331 sale, so make sure you vary your closing questions. Remain patient and be persistent without becoming argumentative.

John Boe, based in Monterey, CA, is recognized as one of the nationís top sales trainers and motivational speakers. He helps companies recruit, train, and motivate salespeople to achieve peak performance. John is a leading authority on body language and temperament styles. To view his online Video Demo or to have John Boe speak at your next event, visit http://www.johnboe.com or call (831) 375-3668.

10 Ways To Boost Your Sales With Free Software!

Written by Larry Dotson

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7. Tell people they can download your software at no-cost if they link to your web site. This strategy will multiply your advertising all overrepparttar internet.

8. You will gain valuable referrals from people that tell others aboutrepparttar 127315 free software you give away. Word of mouth advertising can be very powerful.

9. Increase your e-zine's subscriber base by giving away software to people that subscribe to your e-zine. This'll give them an incentive to subscribe.

10. Give away software to your current customers as a way of letting them know you appreciate their business. This'll create loyalty and repeat sales.

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