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Sales presentations are the cornerstone of many companies’ sales efforts, yet so often they aren’t given the time and attention they deserve. Thrown together at the last-minute, often your sales reps stand up in front of a sales presentation that's nothing more than a glorified page of notes. Read this article for everything you need to make the ultimate sales presentation.

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Sales presentations are important, but 1000s of people each day ignore the principles of sales presentation design and sales messaging and deliver material that is tired, ugly, and ineffective. These sales presentation ideas will help you to easily improve your sales presentation; stand out, engage your audience, and sell more.

Dec 2021

    How do you identify, and then use, the key messages for your sales presentation? How do you get the right sales presentation messages? This post looks at how to make sure your sales messages are relevant, and differentiated.

    Dec 2021

      There are essentially two ways to write a value proposition for a sales presentation. The first is the top-down value proposition process, and the second is the bottom-up value proposition process. Either way, sales presentations ought to be structured around a clear value proposition statement so that they state how prospects benefit by choosing your solution.

      Dec 2021
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      What's your cost per opportunity? How many opportunities do you create each month? And then how much did you spend on your sales presentation - the sales tool that actually helps tell your sales story and communicate value to prospects? Nothing?

      Dec 2021
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      Sales presentations don't exist in a vacuum. They are delivered as part of sales meetings. What's an effective agenda for a sales meeting? When does it make sense to present? Is there a one-size-fits-all answer, or do things change as we move through the sales cycle?

      Dec 2021

        Sales people fail at new business sales, Weinberg contends, because they are too passive, lacking in focus, unwilling to call prospects, focus on existing accounts too much, and because they lack the core sales skills. With the right approach, right support, and right targets, many (but not all) sales people could generate new business.

        Dec 2021

          Should you use PowerPoint for your corporate sales pitch? Lots of people say know, and equate PowerPoint with reading tedious text from slides, slowly. Yet the common criticisms of PowerPoint use in sales pitches are really about using it badly. Used well, it's a powerful sales tool, for these eight reasons.

          Dec 2021

            Before the Internet changed B2B sales forever, if a buyer wanted to find out about the market, they would attend trade shows, read trade magazines, and request information from companies that would be provided by sales reps.

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