Are you concerned about a sales objection? Rejection is part of sales. You will be told “no” a lot more than “yes.” No one wants to invest lots of time,…
Are you concerned about a sales objection? Rejection is part of sales. You will be told “no” a lot more than “yes.”
No one wants to invest lots of time, effort and be ready to close, only to hear an objection or concern. It happens. The key is to be able to differentiate between a sales objection and a sales concern. You also need to know how to handle them.
Here, our sales recruiters talk about sales objections, what they are, and offer some tips to handle them:
A sales objection is a reason or excuse for a prospect to disengage. Objections can be overcome using a variety of sales tactics.
The key is to understand the nature of the sales objection, based on what you know about the prospect and where you are in the sales process, and choose a strategy to overcome the objection so you can keep moving forward with the sales process.
This is an issue that arises during the sales process. The concern must be overcome before you can complete the deal. Concerns are less difficult to overcome than sales objections and can often be worked out.
There are three main types of sales objections you can expect to face during the sales process:
In general, here are the steps involved in handling a sales objection:
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Rhys is a tenacious, top performing Senior Sales Recruiter with 11+ years of focused experience in the Digital Media, Mobile, Software, Technology and B2B verticals. He has a successful track record of headhunting top performing sales candidates for some of the most exciting brands in North America. He is a Certified Recruitment Specialist (CRS) and has expert experience in prospecting new business, client retention/renewals and managing top performing sales and recruitment teams. Rhys enjoys spending quality time with his wife, son, and two daughters, BBQing on a hot summer day, tropical vacations and cottaging.