New Sales. Simplified.

The Essential Handbook for Prospecting and New Business Development

by Mike Weinberg

On Sale: 09/04/2012

Price: $19.99

Book Summary

A must-read for sales reps, managers, and professional-services execs looking to do right by loyal customers--and profit from an influx of new accounts.

About the Book

Packed with examples and anecdotes, New Sales. Simplified. offers a proven formula for prospecting, developing, and closing deals. No matter how much repeat business you get from loyal customers, the lifeblood of your business is a constant flow of new accounts. With refreshing honesty and some much-needed humor, sales expert Mike Weinberg examines the critical mistakes made by most salespeople and executives and provides tips to help you achieve the opposite results. You’ll learn how to: identify a strategic list of genuine prospects; draft a compelling, customer-focused “sales story”; perfect the proactive telephone call to get face-to-face with more prospects; use email, voicemail, and social media to your advantage; build rapport; prepare for and structure a winning sales call; stop presenting to and start dialoguing with buyers; and make time in your calendar for business development activities.Landing on HubSpot’s Top 20 Sales Books of All Time, New Sales. Simplified. is about overcoming--and even preventing--buyers’ anti-salesperson reflex by establishing trust. The easy-to-follow plan will remove the mystery surrounding prospecting and have you ramping up for new business.


'New Sales. Simplified. is truly priceless. This is a book you don't read once; it's one you read with a highlighter and pad, taking notes on each topic. After you've read it and marked it up, you'll find yourself coming back time and time again for more ideas to help you grow your sales.' --Mark Hunter, The Sales Hunter, author of High-Profit Selling

'Mike Weinberg's coaching and the approach presented in New Sales. Simplified. have been game-changers for our firm. Our revamped sales story is getting us in front of significantly more Fortune 500 prospects, and Mike's method for conducting sales calls has changed the entire dynamic of the sales dance and helped shorten our sales cycle.' --Thomas H. Lawrence, CEO, Smartlight Subrogation

'Everyone in sales is responsible for new business development. Period. End of story. But as Mike Weinberg so clearly puts it, 'No one ever defaults to prospecting.' If you constantly struggle to generate new business, you owe it yourself to read New Sales. Simplified. You will learn everything you need to do to stand out from the competition, get more appointments, and close more deals. Oh, and you will have more fun doing it!' --Kelley Robertson, CEO, The Robertson Training Group, and author of Stop, Ask and Listen and The Secrets of Power Selling

'In a time when too much of the sales literature is filled with hyperbole, tricks, and gimmicks, New Sales. Simplified stands out as a refreshing change. It's packed with pragmatic advice, all the result of Mike's deep experience in selling. What works in selling is sharp, disciplined execution of the basics. Every page of Mike's book reminds the reader of this and vividly demonstrates how the basics work. It's a refreshing reminder to the experienced sales professional and a critical guidebook for the new salesperson. Read it, annotate it, keep it within reach.' --Dave Brock, President, Partners in Excellence

'When you've tired of every new flavor-of-the-month sales theory and are ready to get serious about pursuing and acquiring new customers, this book is for you. Mike Weinberg tells it like it is, presents timeless sales truths, and [provides] a simple, straightforward approach to developing new business. Prepare to be entertained and energized.' --Charles H. Green, coauthor of The Trusted Advisor, author of Trust-Based Selling, and CEO of Trusted Advisor Associates

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780814431771
  • ISBN 10: 0814431771
  • Imprint: AMACOM
  • On Sale: 09/04/2012
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: $19.99
  • Publisher: AMACOM
  • Publication Date: 09/04/2012
  • Trim Size: 152.000mm x 235.000mm x 12.000mm
  • Weight: 380.000gr
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Customer Relations
  • Category 3 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Business Development
  • Category 4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Sales & Selling / General