Sales

  • Construction Crane Sales: 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Leaving Voicemails

    Posted On March 04, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc

    It's not something that most construction hoisting and lifting sales reps want to hear, but statistics show that 97% of all sales calls go to voicemail. When a prospect doesn't answer your sales call, you can leave a voicemail asking them to return your call. It's a simple yet effective strategy that can drive conversions when performed correctly. Unfortunately, some sales reps take the wrong approach when leaving voicemails by making the following mistakes.

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  • 7 Reasons Leads Generated Aren't Driving Sales for Specialty Contractors (And How to Fix It)

    Posted On March 01, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Acquiring leads is only one step in the specialty contractors sales process. Equally if not more important is converting those leads into customers. Unfortunately, some sales reps struggle to effectively nurture and convert their company's leads into customers. You can't expect to convert all your company's leads, but optimizing your sales strategy can improve your conversion rate while increasing your company's sales revenue in the process. In this post, we're going to reveal seven potential reasons your plumbing, painting, concrete, HVAC company leads aren't driving sales and how you can fix it.

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  • A Sales Rep’s Case Study – Using Search to Expand My Business

    Posted On February 28, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    As sales reps experience, there are times of the year when developing new customers is a bit more challenging. We rely on our current customers to help pull us through. Sometimes my company has a new product or service that I can introduce to customers, other times it’s a business partner’s.

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  • 5 Tips to Your Lighting Company’s Sales Success in a Highly Competitive Market

    Posted On February 20, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    All profitable markets worth pursuing have competition; it's something that comes with the territory when selling lighting products or services. Too much competition, however, can make it difficult for your commercial lighting or industrial lighting company to succeed. You may exhaust all your resources and time trying to score a sale, only for the prospect to choose a competitor's product or service instead. But this doesn't mean you should give up and seek a different market. Rather, follow these five tips to increase your chance of selling you lighting systems in a competitive market.

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  • How to Shorten Your Process Equipment’s Sales Cycle

    Posted On February 18, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc

    What's the average length of your process equipment’s sales cycle? Conventional wisdom should lead you to believe that a shorter sales cycle will help your manufacturing company generate more sales than a longer sales cycle. However, that doesn't necessarily mean that you should rush leads and prospects through the cycle. If you're overly aggressive with your approach, you'll inadvertently push them away from your process equipment company. The good news is that there are ways to shorten your manufacturing company's sales cycle while maintaining positive interactions with leads and prospects in the process.

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  • How to Find Email Addresses for Your Engineering Firm’s Cold Emailing Strategy

    Posted On February 18, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Used by nearly half of the global population, email has become the preferred communication channel by industrial & commercial buyers. It's easier and more convenient for buyers to communicate with engineering firms using email than by phone, online chat or other methods.

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  • What Causes Sales Stagnation for Floor Coating Companies?

    Posted On February 08, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Sales stagnation is a common problem encountered by floor coating companies. Even if a floor coating company is currently generating strong sales, it may struggle to generate sales in the future. Known as sales stagnation, it's a troublesome problem that hinders a floor coating company's ability to grow. The first step to preventing it, however, is to understand what causes sales stagnation for floor coating companies.

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  • How to Overcome Price Objections When Selling Commercial Construction Equipment

    Posted On January 29, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    It's frustrating when a sales rep for a commercial construction equipment supplier invests his or her time and energy to find a prospect, only for the prospect to reject their offer because of price. Commercial construction equipment isn't cheap, with full-sized excavators costing anywhere from $100,000 to a half-million dollars. As a result, many prospects reject sales offer because of price. As a sales rep, you can't change the mind of every prospect who objects your offer because of price, but there are ways to deal with this otherwise common objection and score more commercial construction equipment sales.

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  • 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Selling to Your Office Supply Company's Existing Customers

    Posted On January 29, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    You shouldn't focus on selling your office supplies and services strictly to new customers. Statistics show that existing customers are 50% more likely to buy a new office product than new customers. And when they do make a purchase, existing customers spend about 31% more than new customers. If you're going to sell to your office supplies to existing customers, though, you should avoid making the following five mistakes.

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  • Do Personalized Emails Really Matter for Accounting Firms Sales?

    Posted On January 17, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Creating personalized emails for your accounting firm's sales strategy takes time. You must first research the recipient, after which you can include meaningful and relevant information in your emails to which he or she can relate. Unless you've used personalized emails before, though, you might be wondering if they are really worth it. As a sales rep, you probably have countless other tasks to perform in your day-to-day operations, such as sourcing new leads and nurturing existing leads through the sales process. But personalized emails can pay off in several ways, some of which are revealed below.

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