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A Simple Guide To Help You Improve Your Sales Skills [OPINION]

Persuing a career in sales can be very daunting especially now that technology has infiltrated the field. You need to be equipped with the latest information and tools that will make your job so much easier. That's the purpose of this guide, to help you navigate this journey without spending so much money on online courses that will barely help you get the work done.

1.Cover the groundworks

Being a good sales person involves communication and in-depth understanding about the products that you are going to be selling. Having a collection of the right books and courses can be a huge help. You can't approach a prospective will minimum information about what you are selling and how that is going to solve their problems. It's mandatory that you cover the latest trends in the market and come up with a sales play book that you are going to follow when selling. Here's the some resources you can make use of:

— 25 sales habits by Stephen

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Nail Patel

— Orbelo

2.Get an entry level job

Now that you have some kind of experience on what is expected from you, it's time to put those skills into the test and see if they will work or not. I feel like that's the only way in which you can improve. There a couple of platforms that cater for sales people and we have decided to share them with you below:

— LinkedIn

— Pnet

— SA Youth

3.Social media

As aforementioned, most things have been revolutionized for the better. There's a huge chance that most of your target market spend hours glued to their screens everyday. This is very advantageous if you have a built a strong online presence for yourself.

— If you don't have an account on Facebook or Twitter, make sure that you create one.

— Collaborate with influencers, they will help you to reach a wide range of customers.

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