34: Sales Prospecting by the Numbers (Part 3) - Referrals


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"91% of customers say they’d give referrals. Only 11% of salespeople ask for referrals.” [Source: Dale Carnegie] On today’s “Sales Prospecting by the Numbers” discussion we focus on referral selling as our primary topic. We unpack this statistic a bit and provide 3 specific tips on how to ask for and consistently generate a steady flow of customer referrals. Additionally, we walk through a process to make it easy for your customers to give you referrals. If you are part of the 89% of salespeople who don’t ask for referrals then you will definitely want to listen to today’s episode to take advantage of a tried and true approach for referral-based selling to consistently generate more leads faster.

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