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Don't be intimidated by the speed of the marketplace. Although speed is important, sales fundamentals and logical strategies will make the biggest difference in the success or failure of your selling efforts.
Gaining Traction in the Marketplace
Every B2B business hopes to achieve viral buzz for their products. But viral marketing strategies are sketchy and unpredictable.
To succeed with domestic services businesses, you'll want to apply a diverse mix of marketing strategies that funnel key messaging through multiple channels.
Many sellers purchase lead lists from recognized list providers. If locating a lead list vendor is on your to-do list, we recommend Experian Business Services, an established vendor with a proven track record of delivering current and targeted lists of domestic services business contacts.
In domestic services business sales, industry experience is fundamental requirement. Although it isn't necessary to have decades of front line experience, it helps to speak the industry language and to understand the pressure points of a typical domestic services business.
B2B sellers who lack industry experience can compensate for inexperience by subscribing to trade journals, partnering with industry insiders and immersing themselves in the industry culture. Remember, domestic services businesses may also be more friendly to sellers within their network, so it's important to make new contacts as quickly as possible.
Collaboration is a hallmark of companies that succeed in selling to domestic services businesses. Segmented business models simply aren't as efficient as models that emphasize collaboration between business units.
In some cases, the synergy between sales, marketing and other business units can provide the competitive advantage your business needs to outperform competitors that are more firmly entrenched in the market.
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