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Sales Messaging – Why It Fails and How to fix It (video)


Tim Pollard is the founder and CEO of Oratium, Speaker, and Author of “The Compelling Communicator” and “Mastering the Moment.” He is a specialist in a very high level of communication skills. He has a profound experience in both doing and teaching oral communication, with a particular emphasis on message architecture. Today, in this video, John and Tim discuss “Sales Message – Why it fails and how to fix it.”

This Expert Insight Interview Discusses:

  • Definition of Sales Messaging.
  • Some of the most common errors in sales messaging.
  • Do you build sales messaging to equip?

Top 3 Sales Messaging Mistakes

Months of hard effort on a great potential vanished in a matter of hours. How did your sales team fall short of the victory? The sales presentation had been secured. The deck was stunning. The sales copy was persuasive, with each word conveying a blend of optimism and value geared to complete the business.

Then your sales team receives word that the client has opted to go in a different way.

What could possibly have gone wrong?
“The messaging from your team was flawed.”

Sales messages frequently have three fundamental errors, or they fail to address three challenges that all purchasers face:

  1. Too much information
  2. ambiguity or unclear
  3. sender orientation

Fortunately for you and your team, there is a simple answer, one that all of your sales team members have utilized their entire lives, one that their expertise had in place by the age of five: storytelling.

Create Effective Sales Messaging

Sales messaging is the message you provide to persuade potential customers to purchase your product. As a result, make sure it’s both connection-focused and sales-driven. The key to marketing your product is how you communicate about it to prospects.

Develop exciting sales messaging that hits the ball out of the park for you. Sales messaging that is well-structured targets the right audience. This is critical so that you do not sell to everyone in vain. Instead, it assists you in focusing on those who require your items and are more likely to purchase from you.

Our Host

John is the Amazon bestselling author of Winning the Battle for Sales: Lessons on Closing Every Deal from the World’s Greatest Military Victories and Social Upheaval: How to Win at Social Selling. A globally acknowledged Sales & Marketing thought leader, speaker, and strategist, he has conducted over 1500 video interviews of thought leaders for Sales POP! online sales magazine & YouTube Channel and for audio podcast channels where Sales POP! is rated in the top 2% of most popular shows out of 3,320,580 podcasts globally, ranked by Listen Score. He is CSMO at Pipeliner CRM. In his spare time, John is an avid Martial Artist.

About Author

For leaders, communication has always been as critical as it is challenging. And in today’s turbulent world with so many contentious issues to navigate, (and a virtual environment now to master) the challenges have been significantly amplified. Tim Pollard, CEO of Oratium, helps equip leaders to tell their story in a powerful and compelling way, in the certain knowledge that extraordinary messaging leads to extraordinary outcomes.

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