Sales plans don't work — what to do?
Irina Narchemashvili, financial Director of ATManagement Group, tells about what to do for the head of the sales Department if his employees do not cope with the implementation of the…

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"How to cheer up the sales Department": 6 working tools
Irina Narchemashvili, financial Director of ATManagement Group, talks about 6 methods to "cheer up" — motivate-the sales Department: which method of calculating salaries to choose, what spirit should reign in…

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Voice shopping: what businesses need to know to be on trend
Business strives to increase profits, including through the introduction and use of modern technologies. In this sense, sales using voice assistants are a new trend. Mihriniso Nigmatullina, an expert in…

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“No one needs snowmobiles in the summer”, or how to sell them in ” off-season»

A rare business does not refer to seasonality of sales. Like, no one needs snowmobiles in the summer, and swimsuits and flippers are not in demand in the winter. Sergey Kalinchuk, Director of the St. Petersburg office of SPN Communications, offers options for overcoming the problem of “off-season” and gives useful recommendations for finding non-standard solutions for sales
There is a temptation to evaluate this question as a rhetorical one with a programmed answer: “No, they say, no “off-season”, a talented salesman can sell snow to polar explorers in winter, and sand to Bedouins in the Arabian desert in summer.” Continue reading

Weak sales person: “treat”, “teach” or “wet”?

Alexey Krutitsky, CEO of the Training Department, talks about what to do if you find a “weak” employee in your sales Department: how to determine their pain points, whether to train them or just fire them
Remember the eternal triangle: quality, time, price?

Let’s take it one at a time. What does “weak”mean? Not fulfilling sales plans? Not making enough profit? Not lit at work? Few customers return to it for the second and third purchase? Few regular customers? What do we compare it to? Continue reading

How to use the promotion mix if your business is related to distribution

Yuriy Pavlyuk, speaker and consultant on integrated Internet marketing, shares his experience of promoting a distribution company in social networks and using targeted advertising; explains the advantages of the promotion mix strategy
One of my main marketing activities is related to a distribution company. The peculiarity (read: complexity) of this business is not only that there is a lot of competition (especially for top vendors). Often, all distributors have almost the same prices, this is closely monitored (both “from above” and each other) and rigidly suppressed attempts to dump. Continue reading

How to develop a turnkey sales system: modeling the main business process
How to develop a turnkey sales system in the foreseeable future? Where to start, what to start from? What is the first step and what are the next steps to…

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An easy way to increase sales
Today, traditional channels of communication with potential customers are not enough. Calls are often lost and disrupted. In this sense, it is important to keep the lead in view. Igor…

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How do I check the supplier?
Roman Shishkin, assistant to the President of ICA "Filippov and partners", talks about how to distinguish between responsible and law-abiding contractor from unfair: whether it is necessary to request documents…

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Why the customer leaves for competitors and how to minimize product returns — experience of TITANOF
Alexey Shanaev, founder of TITANOF, shares his personal professional experience in building a sales system: why it is important to know the needs of your target audience, how to understand…

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