Learn a powerful step-by-step process for conducting sales funnel management that will help you generate more revenue with fewer inputs.
The best salespeople are on a constant hunt not only for new opportunities, but also for new knowledge. To aid you in this search, we reached out to 14 sales experts spanning various industries and asked them for their favorite sales techniques that a salesperson could adopt and use throughout the sales process.
Here are the categories for our best sales techniques from top experts:
Before you can move leads along your sales pipeline to close, you'll need to ensure you’re generating quality leads in the first place. Check out these experts’ advice on effective lead generation:
For more lead generation techniques, check out our detailed list of the best lead generation ideas from expert sellers.
To learn more about lead qualification, including how to do thorough lead scoring or a discovery call, check out our ultimate guide on lead qualification.
For more, read our article on how to generate business referrals, including three ways and the steps to do each one.
Understanding your prospects is critical. Check out our guide on how to hold a needs assessment through questionnaires, web forms, or discovery conversations.
Once you generate quality leads, it’s time to further qualify them and nurture them along your pipeline. Read the tips below from experts on communicating with your leads and prospects:
To learn more about NEAT selling, including who should use it, check out our guide on the top sales methodologies.
After you’ve sufficiently nurtured a lead, it’s time to try to close the deal. The sales experts below offered key tips to keep in mind while making a sale:
To craft your own value statement, read our article on unique selling propositions (USPs), which includes steps to creating one with examples.
For more information on the best deal-closing methods, check out our article on the top sales closing techniques for effective selling.
Now that you’ve read through some sales techniques from experts of the profession, select one and try to integrate it into your daily sales routine. See how it goes for a few weeks, and then, when it’s become a part of who you are as a salesperson, try adding another. This gradual practice of growth will keep you improving as a salesperson and upgrading the dynamics of your sales process.