How To Look & Sound Like a Snazzy Salesman

snazzy_salesmanSelling is a matter or persuading, convincing, or influencing. To look and sound like a snazzy salesman, you will need to follow a combination of rule and traits and avoid certain behaviors and appearances.

The Look – Over the top Salesman

  • Greased up hair, raised eye-brow and a cheap smile all scream, "I'm a slimy salesman!"
  • Avoid flashy body language that is pushy or aggressive in nature. You don't need to put on a show.
  • Garish clothing is another trait a good salesman should avoid.

The Nervous Salesman

  • A sloppy hair cut and disheveled clothing displays a lack of professionalism.
  • A timid and nervous salesperson will always struggle with closing a sale.
  • Poor posture and lack of eye-contact will exhibit low confidence.

The Snazzy Salesman

  • A great salesman is well groomed and is always considerate of their hygiene.
  • A snazzy salesman aligns with their client with a welcoming smile appropriate body language.
  • A sales professional wears suitable attire that matches the product they are selling.

The Sound – The Good

  • "Hello, I was given your name by our mutual friend Joe.  He said you were looking for some assistance, so I thought I'd drop by.
  • "Are there any other issues or concerns we have not covered sufficiently?"
  • "Do you have a moment to learn about the incredible specials we are offereing?"

The Sound – The Bad

  • "I was just in the area and thought I'd drop by."
  • "What would I have to do to get you started today?"
  • "I have an incredible special I'd like to offer you."

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