Sales

  • 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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  • How to Create Conversion-Driving Subject Lines for Your Combustion Company’s Sales Emails

    Posted On February 15, 2019 by SalesLeads Inc

    Email is a powerful tool that can assist boiler, burner and chiller sales reps in reaching their target audience. In fact, statistics show that heating and buyers prefer communicating with vendors using email than any other channel, including phone, live chat and an online contact form. But if you're planning to use email in your combustion company's sales strategy, you should pay attention to the subject lines of your messages. Poorly crafted subject lines will turn prospects away, resulting in few or no sales. By perfecting your subject lines, however, you'll reap the benefits of a higher open rate, which leads to more sales.

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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 Bring Prospects Back to Your Plumbing, HVAC, or Piping Company's Website

    Posted On February 07, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    A plumbing, HVAC, piping website is a powerful selling tool that can help your mechanical company reach new customers and increase its market presence. Whether your company sells a product or service (or both), you can use a website to connect with prospects and nurture them into paying customers.

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  • The ABCs of Outbound Lead Generation for Lighting and Building Management Solutions Companies

    Posted On February 05, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    If your lighting and building management solutions company relies on sales to generate revenue, you're probably aware of the importance of generating leads. Without leads, you won't have targeted lighting or building management prospects to whom you can pitch your products or services. But there are different types of lead-generation strategies, including inbound and outbound. Below, we're going to explore outbound lead generation, revealing its advantages and disadvantages as well as how it compares to inbound lead generation.

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  • The Power of Customer Testimonials for Fluid Handling Companies

    Posted On January 30, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Are you using customer testimonials as part of your fluid handling company's sales strategy? If not, you should. Customer testimonials offer an unparalleled level of transparency into your company's products or services, allowing prospects to make better-informed purchasing decisions. Furthermore, statistics show that nearly two-thirds of facility and plant buyers say testimonials and reviews are valuable. While you can still advertise your fluid handling company's products and services using marketing messages that you create, leveraging the power of customer testimonials is an easy and effective way to boost pump, flowmeter or valve sales.

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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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  • 10 Ways to Step Up Your Forklift Company's Video Marketing Strategy

    Posted On January 28, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Is your forklift company using video to connect with prospects and nurture them through the sales process? Statistics show that 77% of material handling sales reps say video is an effective content marketing tool, with 81% of companies currently using it in their overall marketing and sales efforts. But there's a right way and a wrong way to use video marketing to promote your forklift company. If you're struggling to generate conversions with video, consider the following 10 tips to step up your forklift company's video marketing strategy.

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