[Video] This Will Help You Win Highly Profitable Sales

0
10

Share on LinkedIn

How can two sellers from the same company calling on the same types of customers have such different perceptions?

Here’s an example of how two sellers, Kim and Jack, priced their consulting services projects at opposite ends of the spectrum. One had highly profitable sales, the other did not. Their typical project ranged from $60,000 to $80,000.

Kim’s projects nearly always came in on the low end of the range. She typically quoted far less planning time, travel and implementation costs than the project actually required. She was concerned about her prospect’s budgets and felt unethical about asking for so much money. Her clients were always asking her to reduce the costs.

On the other hand, Jack’s projects were usually the highest priced in the company. He had no qualms asking for what he felt was a reasonable fee for what needed to get done. And, he often padded the budget a bit to cover requests that would expand the project’s scope. His clients never blinked when they saw the price.

So why was there such a difference? Kim truly didn’t understand the business value of her work. She just knew it cost a whole lot for their services and she wanted to be a worthy steward of her clients’ budget.

Jack felt entirely differently. Over the years, he’d seen the impact that his work had on his client’s top line sales. He knew that what he was asking was a pittance compared to the value that they were receiving. And, because he knew that, he could confidently ask for more.

If you’re struggling with pricing like Kim, I suggest you invest time learning more about the business value you provide. It’ll give you the confidence you need to win highly profitable sales.

Republished with author's permission from original post.

ADD YOUR COMMENT

Please use comments to add value to the discussion. Maximum one link to an educational blog post or article. We will NOT PUBLISH brief comments like "good post," comments that mainly promote links, or comments with links to companies, products, or services.

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here