Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Elements of a Great Sales Presentation Chapter 10.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Elements of a Great Sales Presentation Chapter 10."— Presentation transcript:

1 Elements of a Great Sales Presentation Chapter 10

2 Chapter

3 Main Topics The Tree of Business Life: Presentation The Purpose of the Presentation Three Essential Steps within the Presentation The Sales Presentation Mix Visual Aids Help Tell the Story Dramatization Improves Your Chances Demonstrations Prove It Technology Can Help! The Sales Presentation Goal Model

4 Main Topics, cont... The Ideal Presentation Be Prepared for Presentation Difficulties

5 The Tree of Business Life: Presentation The Golden Rule Guided by The Golden Rule: Create elements of the presentation which appeal to the buyers senses and lead to improved understanding Liven up your talk with drama and a demonstration Use technology to help make your message clear Be professional about competition You will see that ethical service builds true relationships I T C Ethical Service Builds T r u e Relationships T TT TTTT TTTT

6 Exhibit 10-1: The Presentation is the Heart of the Sale An effective approach allows a smooth transition into discussing your products features, advantages, and benefits

7 The Purpose of the Presentation Your main goal is to sell your product to your customer – to help Purpose of the presentation Knowledge Beliefs Desire/Need Attitude Conviction

8 Exhibit 10-2: The Five Purposes of the Presentation

9 Three Essential Steps Within the Presentation Fully discuss the features, advantages, and benefits of your product Present your marketing plan How to resell (for reseller) How to use (for consumer and industrial user) Explain your business proposition Whats in it for your customer?

10 Exhibit 10-3: Three Essential Steps Within the Presentation

11 Exhibit 10-4: Salespeople Use These FABs in Their Presentations Features, Advantages, and Benefits of Bix Buckwheat Pancake Mix Features Advantages Benefits Product 1. Traditional farmhouse recipe, with freshest ingredients; fortified with vitamins A, B, C, and D; no preservatives 2. User needs only to add water, stir, and cook 1. Great tasting, fluffy and light; highly nutritious 2. Quick and easy to prepare 1. Provides an appealing item; expands breakfast menu; increases breakfast business 2. Requires minimal kitchen time and labor

12 Exhibit 10-4: Salespeople Use These FABs in Their Presentations, cont… Features, Advantages, and Benefits of Bix Buckwheat Pancake Mix Features AdvantagesBenefits Marketing Plan 3. Just in time delivery; weekly as needed 4. Local distribution center 5. An experienced sales representative to serve account 3. No need to store large quantities 4. Additional orders can be filled quickly 5. Knowledge and background in food-service industry 3. Requires minimal inventory space; keeps inventory costs low 4. Prevents out-of- stock situations 5. Provides assistance for meeting changing needs and solving business problems

13 Exhibit 10-4: Salespeople Use These FABs in Their Presentations, cont… Features, Advantages, and Benefits of Bix Buckwheat Pancake Mix Features AdvantagesBenefits Business Proposition 6. Quantity discounts 7. Extended payment plans 6. Reduces costs 7. Reduces interest costs 6. Increases your profits 7. Increases your profits

14 Exhibit 10-5: The Sales Presentation Mix

15 Persuasive Communication Sell Sequence = FAB + trial close To be a persuasive communicator: Use logical reasoning Persuade through suggestion Have a sense of fun Personalize relationships Build trust Be aware of your body language – always smile! Control the presentation – questions rechannel an off-course presentation Use diplomacy – choose your battles Consider the Paul Harvey dialogue (conversation style) Use words as selling tools (simile, metaphor, analogy) Use parables and storytelling to illustrate a point Major premise Minor premise Conclusion Suggestive propositions Prestige suggestions Autosuggestion (Visualization) Direct suggestion (Only suggests, does not tell) Indirect suggestion Counter suggestion

16 Persuasive Communication, cont… Seven factors of good communication 1. Use questions 2. Be empathetic 3. Keep the message simple 4. Create mutual trust 5. Listen 6. Have a positive attitude and enthusiasm 7. Be believable

17 Exhibit 10-5: The Sales Presentation Mix, cont…

18 Questions Product use: appeals to senses Visuals (to be discussed) Demonstrations (to be discussed) Participation Skip videoVideo Help

19

20 Exhibit 10-5: The Sales Presentation Mix, cont…

21 Proof Past sales help predict the future The guarantee Testimonials Company proof results Independent research results Restatement of the benefit before proving it Proof source and relevant facts or figures about the product Expansion of the benefit Skip videoVideo Help

22

23 Exhibit 10-6: Proof Statements Help Prove What You Say

24 Exhibit 10-5: The Sales Presentation Mix, cont…

25 Visual Aids Increase retention Reinforce the message Reduce misunderstanding Create a unique and lasting impression Show the buyer that you are a professional

26 Visual Aids, cont… Some common visual aids are: The product Charts and graphs illustrating features and advantages Photographs and mock-ups Equipment Sales manuals and catalogs Order forms Letters of testimony A copy of the guarantee Flip-boards and posters Sample advertisements

27 Appeal to the prospects vision with the intent of producing mental images of the products: Features Advantages Benefits Visual Aids, cont…

28 Exhibit 10-5: The Sales Presentation Mix, cont…

29 Dramatization Dramatics refers to talking or presenting the product in a striking, showy, or extravagant manner Dramatics should be incorporated only when you are 100 percent sure they will work effectively One of the best methods of developing ideas for dramatizations is to watch television commercials Dramatic presentations set you apart from the many salespeople that buyers see each day

30 Dramatization, cont… Dramatization improves your chances of success

31 Exhibit 10-5: The Sales Presentation Mix, cont…

32 Demonstration A successful demonstration Lets the prospect do something simple Lets the prospect work an important feature Lets the prospect do something routine or frequently repeated Has the prospect answer questions throughout the demonstration (feedback)

33 Exhibit 10-8: Seven Points to Remember About Demonstrations

34 Putting It All Together Reasons for Using Visual Aids, Dramatization, and Demonstration, and Participation: Capture attention and interest Create two-way communication Involve the prospect through participation Afford a more complete, clear explanation of products Increase a salespersons persuasive powers by obtaining positive commitments on a products single feature, advantage, or benefit People receive 87 percent of their information on the outside world through their eyes and only 13 percent through the other four senses The addition of participation is much more persuasive than dramatization alone

35 Technology Can Help! Technology Can Help! Can provide excellent presentation methods Multimedia computers can: Present video clips Play sound bites Show beautifully illustrated graphics Be connected to projection equipment

36 Exhibit 10-10: The Sales Presentation Goal Model Exhibit 10-10: The Sales Presentation Goal Model

37 The Ideal Presentation The Ideal Presentation Your approach technique quickly captures your prospects interest and immediately finds signals that the prospect has a need for your product and is ready to listen The ideal prospect Is friendly, polite, relaxed, listens Says yes and enthusiastically thanks you Several weeks later you receive a copy of customers letter sent to your companys president glowing with praise for you Sometimes it happens but many times there are difficulties

38 Be Prepared for Presentation Difficulties How to handle interruptions Is the interruption personal or confidential? Offer to leave the room Regroup your thoughts Should you discuss the competition? Do not refer to a competitor unless absolutely necessary Acknowledge your competitor only briefly Make a detailed comparison of your product and the competitions product when necessary

39 Be professional always Where the presentation takes place: Could be anywhere Be Prepared for Presentation Difficulties, cont...

40 The Golden Rule You want to do to others what you would have them do to you

41 Summary of Major Selling Issues Summary of Major Selling Issues The sales presentation is a persuasive vocal and visual explanation of a proposition Four common methods of presentation are memorized, formula, need-satisfaction, and problem-solution Consider the elements of the presentation mix that will be used for each prospect Use persuasive communication techniques, methods to develop prospect participation, proof statements, visual aids, dramatization, and demonstrations

42 Summary of Major Selling Issues, cont… Persuasive communication techniques help to uncover needs, to communicate effectively, and to pull the prospect into the conversation Visuals must be properly designed to illustrate the features, advantages, and benefits of your products through graphics, dramatization, and demonstration Careful attention to development and rehearsal of the presentation is needed to ensure that it occurs smoothly and naturally

43 Summary of Major Selling Issues, cont… The presentation is the heart of the sale Acquire or create materials that convey your message and convince others to believe it Exhibits, facts, statistics, examples, analogies, testimonials, and samples should be part of your repertoire

44 Video Help Video One The video should start automatically. If it does not, you must move the mouse to the middle of the screen. When a hand icon appears the video is ready. Click once anywhere on the screen to start video. Click once during playback to pause/unpause video. Press the space bar twice to stop video and continue presentation. When video is over, click the next arrow to continue presentation. Video Two


Download ppt "Elements of a Great Sales Presentation Chapter 10."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google