Customer Service: the Catalyst to Your Sales Success (Part 2)

In my last blog post, I gave you a background story about my experience with customer service in retail sales. And that no matter which type of sale you are conducting, customer service matters. This post will discuss why customer service is so important to sales people. Customer Service Matters The Why There are two [...]

By | 2017-12-07T16:05:05+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Let’s Talk Sales! Building Stronger Relationships – Episode 4

Interested in building stronger relationships with your prospects, clients, and colleagues? Each month on the CFS blog, we pick a monthly theme and write about it from different perspectives. We wanted to bring that discussion to the podcast as well, so each month we’ll have a “CFS talks sales” roundtable discussion related to the month’s [...]

Nurturing Relationships to Grow Your Network

Nurturing relationships is the best way to grow your network. But it can be difficult to find the time, and it can be hard to know what to do. Here are 3 principles for nurturing relationships. 1. Focus on nurturing relationships by adding value. One important principle of nurturing relationships is adding value. If you [...]

By | 2017-11-21T17:50:39+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Building Relationships in a Digital World

Building relationships in today’s digital landscape is very different than it was 10, 20, and 30 years ago. Twenty years ago, the options to “keep in touch” were pretty simple. You placed a phone call, mailed a letter, or (maybe) sent an email. Today we have endless options. And that seems to be the problem! [...]

By | 2017-11-06T15:45:32+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Summer Sales Challenges: How to Beat the Heat

It’s officially summertime here in New York City, and while not everyone can relate to the smell of warm trash in the air, we can all relate to the same sales challenges. Selling in the summer can be tough. People are on vacation, taking longer lunch breaks, or are just harder to get a hold [...]

By | 2017-06-20T15:31:13+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

How to Build Relationships in Business [and Life]

Wondering how to build relationships in business (and life)? You're not alone! Understanding how to build relationships isn't an easy feat, especially in business. In fact, it's the reason I recently wrote an eBook on the topic! The Relationship Process It is a common misconception that relationships are simply “natural” and that they progress without [...]

By | 2017-07-05T18:00:52+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Growing Sales After the Holiday Slump

Finding more leads for growing sales can be one of the most frustrating parts of a job for sales managers and salespeople. Many salespeople feel confident closing new business, but can’t find or nurture leads well enough to develop a steady pipeline of new opportunities. In some companies, leads are provided by the marketing department, [...]

By | 2017-06-23T14:00:13+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|3 Comments

Ultimate Tips for Successful Business Networking

Successful business networking is extremely powerful. Yet, networking is often underestimated. Networking can help to create incredible opportunities, gain useful connections, and result high-quality referrals. But this isn’t all! Business networking is also one of the most inexpensive ways to market your business—which comes handy if you’re lacking funds in your marketing budget or are [...]

By | 2017-07-13T13:51:43+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Sales Success|0 Comments

Relationship Management 101: Nurturing Your Biggest Fans

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: relationship management time! I know, I know. The term relationship management doesn’t sound very exciting. Having to “manage” relationships actually sounds like kind of a drag! I mean, relationships should be natural, right? Relationship Management 101 As I’ve gotten older, I’ve learned something funny about time: it [...]

By | 2017-07-13T14:02:08+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|2 Comments

Upcoming Events (Local & Online): Your Social Selling PlayBook & High Performance with DEAL

Fall is in full swing here in the northeast and we’re getting out to enjoy the fresh air with these upcoming events! This month we will be hanging out with folks from the New York Inbound Marketing Professionals Meetup here in NYC. Next month, it’s all about staffing and recruiting at the New Jersey Staffing [...]

By | 2017-07-17T14:26:06+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments