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Re: COVID19 "Remote Working" Day Twenty-One of Sales

SalesServiceGuy ·
An excellent webinar on how to virtually prospect. https://vimeo.com/407322860/7ef91c5b72 What to say, what to do from America's #1 Sales Outsourcing Provider of the Year. https://www.koppconsultingusa.com/
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Re: COVID19 "Remote Working" Day Forty-Three of Sales

SalesServiceGuy ·
I just created my own YouTube channel doing product videos with future ones planned mostly focussed on MS365. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OotckdOtEg ... and I am working Linkedin a lot more in different ways. Most of the people I know say they have never gotten a lead from Linkedin. They think of this site as a static business card talking about who they are and not what they can do for the customer. They never post to Linkedin. Like most things, Linkedin requires almost daily work to...
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Re: COVID19 "Remote Working" Day Forty-Three of Sales

Art Post ·
SSG that's an awesome video! You can send links to clients, and direct them to your channel. It's a virtual demo that keeps on giving. Kudos I have some of the same issues with getting appointments through Linkedin, however I know of several peeps that use Linkedin as their only source for prospecting and they are doing well. I will keep working it since I have a Navigator account now
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Re: 10 Ways to Close Net New Business #4 of #10

Art Post ·
Just a short update in reference to the account I was speaking about. The IG came back with many additional questions today, asking if the cost per page could be lowered, the annual cost of the maintenance agreement, and the price of the system. I stated NO on all accounts. We had started with a 25ppm color A3 device and then moved to an A4 color device. They were not even happy with that price. In addition when they received all of the no's they asked about pre-owned or used. I then stated,...
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Re: When is Net New Business not Net New Business?

Jason H ·
Interesting perspective. We constantly have the talks about competitive machines we took on service, especially brands we don't carry. I tend to consider is taking a Konica on service and then a year or two later upgrading it to our equipment net new business from the sales side. Obviously we had net new business on the service side but not net new for "x" with the equipment sale. I'd be interested to hear how others see this. I hear a lot of people say it doesn't matter but if I bring a...
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Re: When is Net New Business not Net New Business?

Czech ·
I've always learned the two terms separately: Net New Business: Placing an MFP into a new account that had no existing MFP Competitive Knockout: Displacing a competitor's MFP with your own Base Upgrade: Upgrading one of your current MFP's Base Net New: Adding a new MFP into one of your current accounts The terms would be based based on the department. So for your car dealer example, you would be an existing account for their service department but net new business for their sales department.
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Re: When is Net New Business not Net New Business?

jay robinson ·
I was wondering if the subject of those customers who were acquired through service was going to come up, & Jason's comment is certainly "food for thought"... In his example, he brought on the service customer (with the obvious intention of upgrading them at the first opportunity) & the dealer gets a contract & machine sale that they otherwise wouldn't have. Sounds like net new to me. In my experience, though, most of these service to machine sale conversions are from customers...
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Re: When is Net New Business not Net New Business?

Jason H ·
Jay, We typically go after about any machine other than a Xerox. If someone wants us to service their machine and its not a complete piece of junk we will take it on and will get parts and supplies from dealers etc. until we can upgrade to one of our lines; Savin, Canon, or Samsung. We expect our reps to go out and take service agreements and we pay them the first months billing. Most don't like to mess with 30.00 agreements but they add up and eventually you find a big one. We had a rep who...
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Re: When is Net New Business not Net New Business?

jay robinson ·
We do almost the exact same thing... anything but Canon, Toshiba, & Xerox. If I could get Reps to bring in 4 figure maintenance agreements, life would be spectacular!
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Re: When is Net New Business not Net New Business?

Jason H ·
We were staying away from Toshiba for a long time until we had a friend who could sell us parts, supplies, and give us manuals etc. those 4 figure contracts certainly do help. Seems few and far between but I'll take them when I can get them.
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Re: When is Net New Business not Net New Business?

Art Post ·
Originally Posted by Czech: I've always learned the two terms separately: Net New Business: Placing an MFP into a new account that had no existing MFP Competitive Knockout: Displacing a competitor's MFP with your own Base Upgrade: Upgrading one of your current MFP's Base Net New: Adding a new MFP into one of your current accounts The terms would be based based on the department. So for your car dealer example, you would be an existing account for their service department but net new business...
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Re: When is Net New Business not Net New Business?

txeagle24 ·
In my opinion, Net New is any revenue stream you did not previously have. Take over service of a competitor's equipment = Net New. Replace that machine purchased from a competitor with one of your own = Net New. Take over management of their print fleet or IT infrastructure = Net New. Replace those printers or computers, Net New. Time comes to renew those contracts at a lower or identical service payment= Upgrade. But, if their monthly payment increases, the difference between the old...
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Re: Slumps Happen... 3 Tips To Beat the Sales Funk

Art Post ·
The only tip I know of is to work your ass off. Slumps are directly related to not working hard. The hardier you work, the luckier you get!
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Re: Are Copier Sales Reps Asking the Right Questions

Old Glory ·
As you said, this blog wasn't meant to cover all the bases but your comments about brand loyalty and brand/service provider loyalty are only true if the decision maker has been the same for each decision. If you aren't talking to the owner, you may be talking to a totally different person than the one that made past decisions. You need to know that before you decide whether to pack your bags and walk away. Also, in a leased equipment environment, the decision to stay with the same brand and...
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Re: Why Social Selling Stinks for Most Copier Sales Reps

Larry Kirsch ·
Very interesting point of view. Always informative. Old adage. The more activity the greater the results. Plan your work. Work your plan. Have a great day.
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Re: Why Social Selling Stinks for Most Copier Sales Reps

Larry Levine ·
Art, love this! You know my take on the integration of social into the sales process. Sales requires hard work as most will not put forth the effort. The reason why ones social anything stinks is their effort, plain and simple. Operating with an analig mindset in a digital world = death blow to a sales rep.
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Re: Why Social Selling Stinks for Most Copier Sales Reps

Art Post ·
ty Larry!
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Re: Why Social Selling Stinks for Most Copier Sales Reps

Art Post ·
Ty Larry Kirsch
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Re: Why Social Selling Stinks for Most Copier Sales Reps

Dr. Print ·
Who else has a marketing team write their blogs?
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Re: Why Social Selling Stinks for Most Copier Sales Reps

RachelB ·
My dealership does, we use DealerMarketing for our blog posts.
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Re: 57 Days of Selling Copiers "Day 2"

Larry Kirsch ·
Sorry we did not catch up last evening. Great meeting... Let's try to connect before year end.. Enjoy the day... Larry Kirsch
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Re: 57 Days of Selling Copiers "Day 2"

RJinSD12 ·
Sent from my iPad > On Oct 6, 2016, at 8:32 PM, Print4Pay Hotel < alerts@hoop.la > wrote: >
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Re: Sales And Branding Must Get Married, And Larry Levine Is The Priest

Art Post ·
What is a recovering copier rep?
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Re: Sales And Branding Must Get Married, And Larry Levine Is The Priest

Larry Levine ·
Art, you will figure it out one of these days!
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Re: Sales And Branding Must Get Married, And Larry Levine Is The Priest

Art Post ·
Do you mean former copier rep? The only way I can see myself as former is when I retire. Recovering almost sounds like selling copiers was a "bad thing"?
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Re: 3 Things Sales Reps Must Use So They Don't Look Like Sales Monkeys With A Loaded Gun

Art Post ·
Kind a reminds me of the "six foot question". TY
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Re: Three Copier Sales People Walk into a.........

BCarroll ·
Great points! Too often, following the path of least resistance (being lazy) can catch up with you! And- speaking of A4, we are really pleased that Canon has announced the replacement A4 mid vol series. We really needed a good A4 b&w with finishing, and hopefully this will be it! I've attached the sales cheat sheet-
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Re: Three Copier Sales People Walk into a.........

Art Post ·
I'm also impressed with Canons new A4 devices. Thank you for the reply and ty for the kudos
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Re: Three Copier Sales People Walk into a.........

Kenneth Lee ·
Art, you sent me the link for the One Rate seminar, but I have misplaced that. Could you please resend it to me? Ken Lee Sales Manager Ephesus Office Technologies, Inc.
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Re: Selling Copiers in the Seventies with Darrell Leven

Peter Ryan ·
Hi Art, Canon’s “NP” series stood for New Process. I started in the industry in 1985 when Canon released the NP50, NP60 & NP80 liquid copiers. Fun times. Regards Peter Ryan Dealer Principal Mobile 0409 458 065 Email pryan@inlandtechnology.com.au Web inlandtechnology.com.au Tamworth 02 6755 6600 ​Longyard Homemakers, 383 Goonoo Goonoo Rd Tamworth NSW 2340 Disclaimer: The above information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. Inland Technology disclaims all warranties, either...
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Re: Selling Copiers in the Seventies with Darrell Leven

Larry Kirsch ·
Fond memories . Nice work
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Re: Selling Copiers in the Seventies with Darrell Leven

Art Post ·
Peter Thanx for the answer. I would have never guessed new process
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Re: 31 Ways to Close More Copier Sales #25 of 31

Czech ·
I like this. I will try it.
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Re: Copier Territory Move "What Would You Do?"

Czech ·
Thanks for this Art. Any other comments from people?
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Re: Copier Territory Move "What Would You Do?"

Old Glory ·
Re: Copier Territory Move "What Would You Do?"
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Re: 6 Tips on How to Sell More Without Really Trying

Monte ·
please use californiamonte@gmail.com I no longer check this email address. Thanks, monte
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Re: 6 Tips on How to Sell More Without Really Trying

PK ·
I am out of the office and will return on MONDAY FEBRUARY 3RD. If you need immediate assistance please contact Jill at 920.684.3671. Thank you!
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Re: 6 Tips on How to Sell More Without Really Trying

Anna ·
Nie ma mnie w pracy do 2014-02-18. Dear sender, Thank you for your email. I am out of the office, I will respond to your email on my return Reagrds, Anna Uwaga: To jest odpowiedź automatyczna na wiadomość od użytkownika "Post By Art Post: 6 Tips on How to Sell More Without Really Trying" wysłano 2014-02-01 22:03:17. To jest jedyne powiadomienie, które nadawca wiadomości otrzyma od tej osoby w czasie jej nieobecności. Mając na uwadze ochronę zasobów naturalnych i zmniejszenie emisji CO2,...
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Re: MFP & Copier Stream of Payments Calculator

Wallingford ·
Hi Art Can you please :- "send me the Copier Stream of Payments Calculator", as I would very much like to have a copy. Many thanks
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Re: MFP & Copier Stream of Payments Calculator

Larry31 ·
Hi Art, please "send me the Copier Stream of Payments Calculator, thanks so much Larry
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Re: MFP & Copier Stream of Payments Calculator

copierlady ·
Please send me the Copier Stream of Payments Calculator. Thanks!
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Re: MFP & Copier Stream of Payments Calculator

Russell Lamoy ·
Please send me the Copier Stream of Payments Calculator.
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Re: MFP & Copier Stream of Payments Calculator

vmlove ·
Please send me the Copier Stream of Payments Calculator.
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Re: MFP & Copier Stream of Payments Calculator

Art Post ·
There may be some confusion here. I am giving the file out to "new" members that will register on the site. Existing members need to purchase a Premium Membership. I will send the file to those members that requested it here and to me via email. I will post a dropbox link some time later today, please make sure you check back later for the link. Art
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Re: MFP & Copier Stream of Payments Calculator

Walter Thomas ·
I would love to check out the copier lease stream of payments calculator. Thanks, Walter Thomas Branch Sales Manager Sharp Business Systems - Southern California
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Re: MFP & Copier Stream of Payments Calculator

Art Post ·
Here's the link enjoy!! https://www.p4photel.com/clip/c...d=373266907678574882
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Re: MFP & Copier Stream of Payments Calculator

Walter Thomas ·
Thanks Art. I'll give this a try. Sincerely, Walter Thomas Branch Sales Manager Sharp Business Systems San Diego Phone: 619/258-1400
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Re: My Top Ten Bucket List before I Retire from Selling Copiers

Czech ·
Art, this is your best post yet. Just goes to show that even the best of the best have to work hard for their sales!!
 
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