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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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14 sales presentation ideas

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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.

Sep 2019
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I spend a lot of my time with clients helping them to craft persuasive sales presentations. When I ask the right questions - and clients really think about the right answers - the process runs like a dream. Here are the top 10 questions to ask when you want to write a winning sales presentation.

Sep 2019

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.

Sep 2019

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.

Sep 2019
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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?

Sep 2019
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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?

Sep 2019

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.

Sep 2019

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.

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