Medical sales has been made easier by technology, that is, when it’s used appropriately. The challenge is that some medical sales representatives have expectations that aren’t only unreasonable, they’re counterproductive. Learn how to stop using technology to kill sales and instead, implement one solid technique that almost always works better than anything. Want to know what it is? Listen to the podcast!
Medical sales demands proficiency in industry knowledge, product knowledge, and selling skills. Even if you’ve had just modest success up to this point, you’ve established some level of proficiency. The insidious problem is that proficiency degrades over time.
This podcast episode talks about medical sales proficiency and some simple things you can do on your own to stay sharp and effective.
The concept of “urgency” in medical sales is often misunderstood, so much so in fact, that some people tell me it doesn’t work. That’s crazy! Urgency always works – provided you know how to create it, present it and leverage it. That’s what this podcast episode is about.
Medical sales representatives are often told to focus on “account penetration.” What does that mean?
In this episode of The Medical Sales Guru Podcast (which you can also listen to on iTunes), Mace Horoff defines account penetration and talks about some key ways to make it happen.
Time to break through the barriers! Listen now.
Most medical sales field representatives shrug at the idea that they must be leaders.
Leadership is for people with leader titles, like manager, or CEO, right?
No. Medical sales representatives must be leaders. Look at it this way . . . your customers can follow you, or they can follow your competition. Which do you choose?
I thought so. So, here’s a short primer on medical sales leadership at the field level. Listen. Be a leader!
Few things make medical sales representatives feel worse than when an evaluation or user experience doesn’t go well. It’s bad enough that you might lose the sale, or lose existing business . . .
But now, you also have an unhappy antagonist to deal with who could torpedo business and sales opportunities with other customers. Heck, it might even cost you the whole account!
What should you do?
Well, you could start by listening to this podcast.
And if you would like to share some of your own insight or experiences, be my guest in the comments section below at http://medicalsalesguru.com.
One of the most common questions I’m asked is how to recover from a sales call that doesn’t go well.
“How do I fix it?”
That’s a reasonable question, but one should also ask, “How can I avoid it.”
Listen to this episode of The Medical Sales Guru Podcast for some insight on avoiding and dealing with sales calls that don’t go well.
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You sell in medical sales. You’re human. You will make mistakes. But…
There are things you can do to prevent mistakes and things you can do to minimize the damage when they occur.
In this episode, Mace talks about a recent event that made headline news (2017 Academy Awards debacle) and how you can learn from it. He also shares a deeply personal story about the worst mistake in his own medical sales career and how he handled it. You need to hear this…
Listen to the Podcast by clicking on the player below or listen on iTunes (search Medical Sales Guru). And please leave a comment below or on iTunes. Much appreciated!
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Most of the medical sales reps I know will be the first to rant about poor salesmanship when they experience it. But…are they blind to seeing the same behaviors in themselves?
In this episode of the combined Medical Sales Guru Podcast and Medical Sales Channel, I share a recent experience I had with a very unprofessional salesperson and how you can learn from it and apply the lessons in your medical sales territory.
All medical sales reps want to be successful. Heck, why else would they enter such a competitive field that requires an extraordinary amount of hard work…
But…what is the definition of success?
You’ll might find it changing as you move through your career, but what if you had some insight now as to what success really means?
Listen as Mace Horoff shares some important thoughts about the true meaning of success in medical sales.