Has your accountant been pestering you about business forecasting recently? Did you start to panic that you don’t know how to do a sales forecast? Your accountant is right – knowing your projected business figures can provide you with untold freedom and security. It’s not as hard as it looks either! So, don’t be scared by confusing spreadsheets – start by reading our top tips on how to do a business forecast
What springs to mind when you think of a salesperson? The telesales agent that continues to read from a script when you have said you can’t talk? A shady character flashing you an inner view of a trench coat covered in fake Rolex watches? Or maybe just the classic used car salesman hiding the dent in the door with an oversized clipboard and a strained smile?
Whatever you picture, chances are it isn’t complimentary.
The term salesperson came into official parlance in 1901 when new inventions and time-saving gadgets were the prime commodity of door to door sales people
No one likes a meeting that rambles on, has no plan, no goals and no respect for other people’s time. Making every moment count in a meeting is more than just luck. Getting prepared and delivering a relevant agenda with timely feedback and action points is essential to improve your sales leads.
So let’s get organized! Here are 18 steps to keep you on track and make your meetings more efficient and more productive:Pre Meeting
Confirm the meeting details with your client. Namely the time, date and location.
Confirm the agenda