I’ve been in the promotional products industry for more than 25 years, both selling products and programs, and coaching and educating distributor sales professionals. I've seen a multitude of changes in that time, but one thing remains the same: our reliance on quality suppliers.
Did you know that April is International Customer Loyalty Month? Think about the businesses you consistently patronize. What have they done to capture your loyalty?
Have you ever felt reluctant to make a sales call, follow up with a client or attend a networking event? I know I have. Here's something to keep in mind.
If you're struggling to increase your sales, perhaps you need to better identify your ideal client. Decide who your ideal client is and focus the majority of your marketing efforts on that potential client population. Ask yourself these questions to better identify an ideal client for you.
While some may be slacking off this time of year, savvy promotional products sales professionals know that it's not too late to bring in year-end sales. Here are five things you can do now to maximize your sales.
Recently, I had a coaching call with a promotional products distributor who was frustrated because some of her clients were taking months to pay their invoices. It was causing her stress-filled days and sleepless nights. Can you relate? Below are seven tips that I shared with her that you too can use to improve cash flow in your business.