Make a customer not a sale; here’s why

Make a customer not a sale. Lessons from landlords, private schools and the matatu crew Tenants, parents and passengers. Do you suppose those that sell to them have ever seen them as customers? Those that sell to them are, respectively, landlords, schools and the matatu crew. Do you suppose an upside to this pandemic will…

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Why The Right Words Are Crucial In Selling Services

Selling is emotional and only the seller can take the buyer on that emotional journey. Selling products versus selling services. What’s the difference? Of course it’s not black and white especially when human interaction manifests. Still, selling the two calls for similar principles, but different techniques. Products are wares which are tangible. Like the loaf…

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Sell the Experience to close faster and get repeat sales

What brings you more compelling memories? The five star hotel you stayed in or the treatment you got while there? The house you grew up in or the playful noises (or painful abuses) in it? The Caterpillar hiking boots, or the tiring yet exhilarating Mt Kenya hike? I’m willing to bet that in all cases…

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