It is not easy being an entrepreneur, however for those who succeed, it is the journey of a lifetime and incredibly rewarding. If you are thinking of starting your own business, here are 9 big mistakes entrepreneurs make you should avoid.
Many use networking as a sales and marketing tool to generate leads and they fail miserably. Their approach is like shaking hands with a wet fish.
Buyers and sellers often have different personalities. When you adapt your personality style to suit the buyer during the sales process, you are far more likely to achieve better results.
Building rapport is the number one skill needed in sales. Once you master the art of getting into rapport, you will significantly increase your ability to make meaningful connections to generate sales leads and referral business.
Networking is the art of making personal connections and is a vital component of your overarching marketing strategy. Effective networking gives you the ability to achieve more than just about any other promotional or marketing activity you choose to engage in.
Business development is not an event, it’s a process. The basis is about creating long term growth opportunities yet many in small business confuse sales with business development. Understanding the difference means success or failure in business.
Making the transition from employee to entrepreneur can be fraught with anxiety. However, knowing what to do before you resign, will make the process easier and successful.
You don’t have a second chance to make a first impression. More than making a good first impression, these 10 steps will help make a great lasting impression.
Using a range of prospecting activities will ensure the longevity of your business. Keeping the top of your sales funnel with new leads is vital to business growth.
Before you can sell anything, lead, manage or work with other people effectively, you must first establish rapport and is the most important skill to learn if you want to achieve your goals.