What’s your personal worst? You know, the time it took you to finally close a sale. 2 weeks? 30 days? 6 months?Maybe it was you. Maybe it was your client. But at some point, one of your sales drug on and on. Seemed like it would never close.I had a prospect last year. Cold as ice. Found the company info online. Didn’t even know the buyers name. But I made my call and got right to her.It was a cold lead in more than one way. This lady was short, terse and not wanting to deal with anyone. I put on my best schmooze voice and went to work. They were a whale, but a satisfied whale. She told me there was no way they’d buy from me.So I called her again 3 weeks later. Then 3 weeks later. Then another month. And another. Our first contact was in March. October 10th, I got an email out of the blue with a $60,000 order. I figure for my time, I made about $1500 an hour on that one.You probably wouldn’t have made that commission. Not because you’re incapable. You probably wouldn’t have stuck it out that long. Most don’t.By the… Read full this story
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