Sales Quotes – Inspire, Motivate & Sell

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect.

Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. Their needs and wants impact every aspect of your business, from product development to content marketing to sales to customer service.

We'll have a sales leader go

We’ll have a sales leader go run engineering. A lawyer go run business development. A business development leader go run our consumer operations. We’re going to train a generalist group of leaders who know how to learn and operate in collaboration teamwork. I think that’s the future of leadership.

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.

Real estate sales was perfect training for the experience to go into public life because you learn to accept rejection, learn to meet new people, learn to work with people and find common ground. That’s the way you sell houses… that’s also the way you win over constituency.

There is no prize in sales for second place. It’s win or nothing. The masters know this and strive for – they fight for – that winning edge.

I have always said that everyone is in sales. Maybe you don’t hold the title of salesperson, but if the business you are in requires you to deal with people, you, my friend, are in sales.

Rural technology is moving from kind of the back office to where everything, every company – sales, marketing, customer acquisition, new product development, media – all industries are becoming technology industries. And it’s not information technology: it’s business technology.

We are all in the business of sales. Teachers sell students on learning, parents sell their children on making good grades and behaving, and traditional salesmen sell their products.

I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win-win situation.

The top salesperson in

The top salesperson in the organization probably missed more sales than 90% of the sales people on the team, but they also made more calls than the others made.

We have a relationship with our customer, and that relationship translates into sales.

In sales, it’s not what you say; it’s how they perceive what you say.

Junk is the ideal product… the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy.

There’s no lotion or potion that will make sales faster and easier for you – unless your potion is hard work.

Marketing is your battle plan for the sales team – it’s about defining the landscape. Marketing is doing cohort analysis and understanding exactly what possible customers are out there. It’s understanding not only which customers will respond to what messages, but also how customers will become clients if you include certain product features.

Marketing is your battle plan for the sales team – it’s about defining the landscape. Marketing is doing cohort analysis and understanding exactly what possible customers are out there. It’s understanding not only which customers will respond to what messages, but also how customers will become clients if you include certain product features.

Hard numbers tell an important story; user stats and sales numbers will always be key metrics. But every day, your users are sharing a huge amount of qualitative data, too – and a lot of companies either don’t know how or forget to act on it.

You want women to think

You want women to think of you in a sexy manner. It’s all part of the business. It drives ticket sales. It’s all a part of it.

Sex education classes are like in-home sales parties for abortions.

You have to empower your sales staff to use their judgment and go beyond the standards set down on paper and by the computer.

Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs.

For me, it’s not about quick grabs and quick sales; it’s about having a sound that will last and sustain.

A good ad which is not run never produces sales.

Above all, a query letter is a sales pitch and it is the single most important page an unpublished writer will ever write. It’s the first impression and will either open the door or close it. It’s that important, so don’t mess it up. Mine took 17 drafts and two weeks to write.

Science has yet to isolate the Godiva Chocolate or Prada gene, but that doesn’t mean your weakness for pricey swag isn’t woven into your DNA. According to a new study of identical twins, it’s less TV ads or Labor Day sales that make you buy the things you do than the tastes and temperaments that are already part of you at birth.

Really good customer service

Really good customer service will deliver sales. You are training salesmen to give the best possible advice and then to achieve the sale. People actually like you to ask for a sale because it shows you value their business.

To me, job titles don’t matter. Everyone is in sales. It’s the only way we stay in business.

I think that some people get wrapped up in their own egos. They need to see certain album sales and certain monuments.

I love working with customers. Sales has really influenced everything I do. It has instilled in me the important traits of operating with a sense of urgency and listening to people.

Starting at 11, I was a movie-theater popcorn girl, a babysitter, a sales clerk – in the Midwest, they start them early!

I ask people what they do in sales, how much money they made last year, what their cost of sales is, and they don’t even know. If you don’t know your numbers, you’re going out of business. I don’t care how good your product is.

If you could taste words, most corporate websites, brochures, and sales materials would remind you of stale, soggy rice cakes: nearly calorie free, devoid of nutrition, and completely unsatisfying.

Canada Day comes and goes modestly every year. Sure, there are retail sales promotions and a long weekend. But there isn’t bluster or commodity in Canadian celebration. Canada isn’t big on bunting. Or jet flyovers, fireworks, marching bands or military pomp.

If eighty percent of your

If eighty percent of your sales come from twenty percent of all of your items, just carry those twenty percent.

Profit or perish… There are only two ways to make money: increase sales and decrease costs.

Hire sales people who are really smart problem solvers, but lack courage, hunger and competitiveness, and your company will go out of business.

From 1971 onwards, the Memorial Day holiday was officially observed on the last Monday in May and became the unofficial start of the summer, with barbecues, blockbuster movie openings and mattress sales.

Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales.

We don’t go around the world counting ticket and record sales, nor do we glue our ears to the radio to hear what’s trendy at the moment – we’re not that type of band.