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Increase sales in the store by 50% next week


What do you mean by increasing sales by 50% next week? Is that really possible?

Yes, if you ask me, you can increase sales by 100% in the next week.

There are really only two things that are required:
1. That you have the right to make decisions, that you own your business (or have a flexible boss).
2. That you are ready to dare to try something new.

One day in your store ...
Imagine a customer entering your store and you make good contact with them. You feel that he she wants to buy that thing for x dollars, but he/she hesitates and soon you're about to hear the terrifying words:”I need to think about it – I'll come back later.”

Your customer leaves and you didn't sell anything. What if the next time you see the uncertainty sparkle in the customer's eyes and you, posing with a big smile, says;”OK, what would you be willing to pay?”

What you do here is to test the client's intentions. Is he/she really interested in buying now?


If you need a reason to cut down a bit on your price, you can, for example, say:
1. “You can have it for 99 dollars (instead of 125) because it's the last one in stock”.
2. “I'm in a great mood today - you'll get a really nice discount - how about ...”
3”Today you get a sunshine-discount - you get it for X “!
4. “Would you be interested in a good discount today?”

Try it now! This works and you'll never lose a customer again who really wants to buy because you turn your back on someone who's just fishing for a little discount.
And you can increase your sales by 50-100%.





About the author

Stefan Ekberg has worked in marketing for small business for 20 years and has written around 30 books on how small business owners can market themselves with limited resources. . In 2012 Stefan was nominated as Entrepreneur of the Year in Stockholm.

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