Sell Yourself First
The Most Critical Element in Every Sales EffortBook - 2010
"The familiar adage that 'It's a jungle out there' applies to seller and sales organizations now more than ever. Competitors are hungry for business; decision makers are wary of change; and the market is crowded with products and services that are barely distinguishable from one another. Meanwhile, the tried-and-true sales methods of the past are simply no longer effective in a world where customers aren't sure whom to trust. According to Thomas A. Freese, author of the contemporary sales methodology classic Secrets of Question Based Selling, the single most effective way to separate yourself and your offerings from all the noise in the marketplace is to sell yourself first. After all, you are the greatest asset your competition lacks. Freese has helped thousands of salespeople worldwide become more effective at penetrating new accounts, positioning a unique value proposition, and closing more business. In this book, he will show you how to leverage your own personal assets to win the confidence of customers by displaying a host of intangible attributes such as credibility, competence, confidence, integrity, creativity, attitude, and thought leadership. Ultimately, by maximizing your ability to convey a more impactful value proposition, you give yourself an unfair advantage over the competition to win more sales, using innovative strategies"--Cover, p. 2.
Publisher: New York : Portfolio Penguin, 2010.
Branch Call Number: 658.85 Fre
Characteristics: xiii, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.