Sales / Marketing

Summertime Blues

It’s summertime! No one wants to be bothered. It’s too hot. It’s a beautiful day; everyone is out. No one is thinking about work. Prospects are getting ready to go on vacation. Everyone is on vacation. Prospects are just returning from their vacations. I’m preparing to go on vacation. I’m Read more…

By Eric Hemati, ago
Sales / Marketing

Best Places to Network

This post originally appeared on Gitomer’s Sales Caffeine. He’s a terrific sales mentor and someone I follow religiously. As a HUGE fan of networking myself, it bothers me to see so many agents who are just plain horrible at it. This is definitely worth the read. How important is networking? Read more…

By Eric Hemati, ago
Sales / Marketing

Cold Calling Follow-Up Plan

The name of the game in Prospecting is follow-up! So many salespeople are like shotguns – spraying out shrapnel everywhere without any organized campaign to capture territory and move the game forward. The best prospects are the ones who are hard to reach, but it’s often challenging to figure out the Read more…

By Eric Hemati, ago
Sales / Marketing

I’m Way Busier Than You

I’ve talked to several agents in the last few days who are having a tough time setting appointments and getting them to stick. Think about this: Saying something like, “I’m open anytime this week. What works well for you?” sounds weak and desperate. Producers and players don’t have open schedules. Read more…

By Eric Hemati, ago