12 Motivational Sales Quotes for the Small Business Owner

Posted by on December 16, 2013 in Sales 2.0 [ 0 Comments ]

sales quotesLast week we published Success in Social Breeds Success in Sales and discussed using social media marketing to generate leads. The week prior to that we supplied you with another how-to article on amping your sales quota. But this week we’ve done a simple round-up of 12 motivating sales quotes- because sometimes we just need some quick pieces of inspiration to realign our efforts, goals, and mission statements within the small business sales team:

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1. “You don’t close a sale, you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.” -Patricia Fripp (Tweet This Quote!)

2. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” – Zig Ziglar

3. “Value the relationship more than making your quota” -Jeff Gitomar

4. “Most people think “selling” is the same as “talking”. But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job.” – Roy Bartell

5. Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.” -Karl Marx

Related: How to Make Sales Enablement a Reality and Why It Matters

6. “I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard.” –Estée Lauder

7. “Don’t sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do.” – Ben Feldman

8. “If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will.” – Bob Hooey 

9. “Remarkable social content and great sales copy are pretty much the same – plain spoken words designed to focus on the needs of the reader, listener, or viewer.” -Brian Clark

10. “Your competition is EVERYTHING else your prospect could conceivably spend their money on.” – Don Cooper

11. “Prospecting – Find the man with the problem.” – Ben Friedman

12. “Selling to people who actually want to hear from you is more effective than interrupting strangers who don’t”- Seth Godin

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