Professional Basic Selling Skills Professional Salesman Professional Sales call Prepared by: SHAHZAD AHMED CHOHAN MIO
PROFESSIONAL <ul><li>Enjoying the given activity as a source of  </li></ul><ul><li>livelihood or as a career. </li></ul><u...
Objectives <ul><li>To sharpen the  skills ,  abilities  &  behavior  in selling for participants in order to sell better &...
Our Job Description <ul><li>You are Representing your Company. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting the Company Image. </li></ul><...
Key Responsibilities Building up your loyal doctors. Following up the pharmacies in your area. Maintaining a doctor~pharma...
Ideal Medical Representative APPEARANCE: Personal (Hair, Nail, Beard and Cloths) Bag, Visiting Cards SMILLING: Healthy Smi...
Selling Aids & Tools <ul><li>Bag </li></ul><ul><li>Pen </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting Card </li></ul><ul><li>Promotional Mater...
Selling Call Frame <ul><li>1) Prospecting </li></ul><ul><li>2) Territory Managment </li></ul><ul><li>3) Pre-Call Planning ...
1) Prospecting <ul><li>Identify Markets,  </li></ul><ul><li>Segments,  </li></ul><ul><li>Competition and  </li></ul><ul><l...
2) Territory Management <ul><li>Self Management </li></ul><ul><li>Goal Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Prospecting </li></ul><ul...
a) Types of Information <ul><li>Static .   Dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>Birth date   Prescription habit </li></ul><ul><li>Tel...
b) Source of Information <ul><li>Previous visit report </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy </li></ul><ul><li>Colleagues </li></ul><...
3) Pre-Call Planning <ul><li>Set and define Call Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Plan the procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare...
4) Opening Techniques <ul><li>At the beginning of any sales call you want to establish a comfortable tone that sets the st...
a) Tools to Enhance Attraction <ul><li>Smile </li></ul><ul><li>Firm Handshake </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly </li></ul><u...
5) Probe? <ul><li>Asking question to gather information </li></ul><ul><li>Two types of probes: </li></ul><ul><li>Open & Cl...
a) Open Probe <ul><li>Who, Where, What, Why, How, When </li></ul>
b) Closed Probe <ul><li>Limits the customer response to Yes or No </li></ul>
c) Need And Opportunity <ul><li>Need:   .  Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Customer want or  Customer Problem  </li></ul><ul...
6) Closing <ul><li>You agree with your customer on appropriate next steps for moving a mutually beneficial decision forwar...
7) Objection- Customer Concern <ul><li>You did your call as we discussed before and you still find that you do not get you...
a) Objections <ul><li>An objection is never something to be feared of. </li></ul><ul><li>A skillful sales man can easily t...
b) Why does a Prospect Object <ul><li>Fear of wrong decision. </li></ul><ul><li>No enough information. </li></ul><ul><li>N...
c) Overcoming Objections <ul><li>You have to develop positive attitude. </li></ul><ul><li>You must have empathy. </li></ul...
d) Plan for Answering Objections <ul><li>Relax </li></ul><ul><li>Listen actively </li></ul><ul><li>Question for clarificat...
1-Customer Indifference <ul><li>Sometime you call on customers who do not have any interest in talking with you because of...
a) How to Overcome Indifference? <ul><li>Acknowledge the customer’s point of view. </li></ul><ul><li>Request permission to...
2-Skepticism <ul><li>The customer is doubting in your product or organization has the features or will provide the benefit...
3-Misunderstanding <ul><li>Customer has a concern b/c he or she thinks your product or service can not provide a particula...
4-Drawback <ul><li>Every product and organization has limitations and you can not always satisfy all of a customer’s speci...
a)   Resolving   Drawbacks <ul><li>Acknowledge the concern </li></ul><ul><li>Refocus on the bigger picture </li></ul><ul><...
8) Post Call Analysis <ul><li>Did I sell </li></ul><ul><li>Did I hold the customer interest </li></ul><ul><li>Did I emphas...
Basic Strategies for Sales and Marketing <ul><li>Collecting Data </li></ul><ul><li>- About field to be covered. </li></ul>...
Basic Strategies for Sales and Marketing <ul><li>Prepare yourself for sales calls </li></ul><ul><li>-Be sure of medical pr...
<ul><li>&quot;The successful always has could change the course of his life overnight.&quot;   a number of projects planne...
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  1. 1. Professional Basic Selling Skills Professional Salesman Professional Sales call Prepared by: SHAHZAD AHMED CHOHAN MIO
  2. 2. PROFESSIONAL <ul><li>Enjoying the given activity as a source of </li></ul><ul><li>livelihood or as a career. </li></ul><ul><li>A Professional is....  A Leader  Accountable for their actions  Ethical  Committed  Trusted  Dedicated  positive attitude </li></ul><ul><li>And Always Enjoy his Work </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives <ul><li>To sharpen the skills , abilities & behavior in selling for participants in order to sell better & improve professionalism . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Our Job Description <ul><li>You are Representing your Company. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting the Company Image. </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting Doctors concerning your products. </li></ul><ul><li>Build up rapport between you and your doctor. </li></ul><ul><li>Conveying company message to doctors. </li></ul><ul><li>Delivering product features and benefits. </li></ul><ul><li>Convincing doctors by your products. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key Responsibilities Building up your loyal doctors. Following up the pharmacies in your area. Maintaining a doctor~pharmacies link. Monitoring your success through your sales figures. Keeping contact and follow up the distributors. Follow up the doctors prescription rate either on daily or weekly basis. Open New are to expand your Coverage and Sales. Keeping your eye on centers and Hospitals that make bulk sales. Introducing your products in different area.
  6. 6. Ideal Medical Representative APPEARANCE: Personal (Hair, Nail, Beard and Cloths) Bag, Visiting Cards SMILLING: Healthy Smiling Break the Ice ENTHUSIASM: Contagious Confidence: Self Confidence------Confidence in the Company & in the Product The successful salesperson is not a “Good” or “Fast talker” the opposite is true – he is a good listener.
  7. 7. Selling Aids & Tools <ul><li>Bag </li></ul><ul><li>Pen </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting Card </li></ul><ul><li>Promotional Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brochures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Samples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gimmicks (gifts) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reprints & Documents </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Selling Call Frame <ul><li>1) Prospecting </li></ul><ul><li>2) Territory Managment </li></ul><ul><li>3) Pre-Call Planning </li></ul><ul><li>4) Opening </li></ul><ul><li>5) Probing </li></ul><ul><li>6) Closing </li></ul><ul><li>7) Handing Objection </li></ul><ul><li>8) Post Call Analysis </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1) Prospecting <ul><li>Identify Markets, </li></ul><ul><li>Segments, </li></ul><ul><li>Competition and </li></ul><ul><li>requirements / </li></ul><ul><li>needs to be met. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 2) Territory Management <ul><li>Self Management </li></ul><ul><li>Goal Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Prospecting </li></ul><ul><li>Prospect Classification </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Area Management </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Key Doctors </li></ul><ul><li>Paper Work </li></ul>
  11. 11. a) Types of Information <ul><li>Static . Dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>Birth date Prescription habit </li></ul><ul><li>Tel # Our market share </li></ul><ul><li>Mob # Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Potentiality Relation </li></ul><ul><li>Attitude Service delivered </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment trends Family condition </li></ul><ul><li>Gen. need Contract situation </li></ul>
  12. 12. b) Source of Information <ul><li>Previous visit report </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy </li></ul><ul><li>Colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Other doctors </li></ul><ul><li>The doctors </li></ul>
  13. 13. 3) Pre-Call Planning <ul><li>Set and define Call Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Plan the procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare the Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare the CALL </li></ul>
  14. 14. 4) Opening Techniques <ul><li>At the beginning of any sales call you want to establish a comfortable tone that sets the stage for an open exchange of information. </li></ul>
  15. 15. a) Tools to Enhance Attraction <ul><li>Smile </li></ul><ul><li>Firm Handshake </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Pronounce the </li></ul><ul><li>name correctly </li></ul><ul><li>Use the customer </li></ul><ul><li>name </li></ul>
  16. 16. 5) Probe? <ul><li>Asking question to gather information </li></ul><ul><li>Two types of probes: </li></ul><ul><li>Open & Closed </li></ul>
  17. 17. a) Open Probe <ul><li>Who, Where, What, Why, How, When </li></ul>
  18. 18. b) Closed Probe <ul><li>Limits the customer response to Yes or No </li></ul>
  19. 19. c) Need And Opportunity <ul><li>Need: . Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Customer want or Customer Problem </li></ul><ul><li>desire that can be or dissatisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>satisfied by your that could be </li></ul><ul><li>products. solved by your </li></ul><ul><li> products. </li></ul>
  20. 20. 6) Closing <ul><li>You agree with your customer on appropriate next steps for moving a mutually beneficial decision forward. </li></ul><ul><li>When to close? </li></ul><ul><li>The customer signals a readiness to move ahead (Buying signals) </li></ul><ul><li>The Customer have accepted the benefits you described </li></ul>
  21. 21. 7) Objection- Customer Concern <ul><li>You did your call as we discussed before and you still find that you do not get your objective comment from the customer. </li></ul><ul><li>Now you are facing one of the following situations. </li></ul><ul><li>1-Customer in difference </li></ul><ul><li>2-Skepticism </li></ul><ul><li>3-Misunderstanding </li></ul><ul><li>4-Drawbacks </li></ul>
  22. 22. a) Objections <ul><li>An objection is never something to be feared of. </li></ul><ul><li>A skillful sales man can easily turn objection into opportunity to sell. </li></ul><ul><li>Objections should be interpreted as request for additional information. </li></ul>
  23. 23. b) Why does a Prospect Object <ul><li>Fear of wrong decision. </li></ul><ul><li>No enough information. </li></ul><ul><li>No recognition of needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Did not understand explanation. </li></ul><ul><li>Need reassurance. </li></ul><ul><li>Testing the beliefs of the salesman. </li></ul>
  24. 24. c) Overcoming Objections <ul><li>You have to develop positive attitude. </li></ul><ul><li>You must have empathy. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t argue. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t attack after overcoming objections. </li></ul><ul><li>Help them answer their objections. </li></ul>
  25. 25. d) Plan for Answering Objections <ul><li>Relax </li></ul><ul><li>Listen actively </li></ul><ul><li>Question for clarification </li></ul><ul><li>Restate the objection </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate the objection </li></ul><ul><li>Decide the technique to answer </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the objection </li></ul><ul><li>Get commitments </li></ul><ul><li>Try for a close </li></ul>
  26. 26. 1-Customer Indifference <ul><li>Sometime you call on customers who do not have any interest in talking with you because of: </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfies with competitor product or internally supplies service. </li></ul><ul><li>Indifference presents you with a perfect chance to demonstrate your genuine commitment to helping medical practitioners to treat patients effectively. </li></ul>
  27. 27. a) How to Overcome Indifference? <ul><li>Acknowledge the customer’s point of view. </li></ul><ul><li>Request permission to probe (limited agenda). </li></ul><ul><li>Probe to create customer awareness of need. </li></ul>
  28. 28. 2-Skepticism <ul><li>The customer is doubting in your product or organization has the features or will provide the benefits you have highlighted. </li></ul><ul><li>Resolving skepticism: </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge the concern </li></ul><ul><li>Offer relevant proof </li></ul><ul><li>Check for acceptance </li></ul>
  29. 29. 3-Misunderstanding <ul><li>Customer has a concern b/c he or she thinks your product or service can not provide a particular feature or benefit, when in fact, it can provide that feature on that benefit </li></ul><ul><li>Resolving </li></ul><ul><li>Confirm the need behind the concern </li></ul><ul><li>Support the need </li></ul><ul><li>Describe relevant features and benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Check for acceptance </li></ul>
  30. 30. 4-Drawback <ul><li>Every product and organization has limitations and you can not always satisfy all of a customer’s specific needs. </li></ul><ul><li>When a customer has a complete correct understanding of your product or organization but is dissatisfied with the presence or absence of a feature or benefit. You are dealing with drawback (a need you can not satisfy) </li></ul>
  31. 31. a) Resolving Drawbacks <ul><li>Acknowledge the concern </li></ul><ul><li>Refocus on the bigger picture </li></ul><ul><li>Outweigh the drawbacks with previously accepted benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Check for acceptance </li></ul>
  32. 32. 8) Post Call Analysis <ul><li>Did I sell </li></ul><ul><li>Did I hold the customer interest </li></ul><ul><li>Did I emphasize benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Did I sensationalize presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Did I watch non-verbal signals </li></ul><ul><li>Did I answer the objections properly </li></ul><ul><li>Did I match the agreement at the right time </li></ul><ul><li>What will be my next call objective </li></ul>
  33. 33. Basic Strategies for Sales and Marketing <ul><li>Collecting Data </li></ul><ul><li>- About field to be covered. </li></ul><ul><li>-Geography. </li></ul><ul><li>-Traffic. </li></ul><ul><li>-Times of visits. </li></ul><ul><li>-About your Drs. and specialties in concern. </li></ul><ul><li>-No of each key Drs. in each specialty. </li></ul><ul><li>-Drs. Behavior and attitude. </li></ul><ul><li>-General notes in data collection. </li></ul><ul><li>-You have to know your distributors. </li></ul><ul><li>-You have to know the discount and bonus offered by your company for each product. </li></ul><ul><li>-You should maintain your product availability in such pharmacies specially the key one. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Basic Strategies for Sales and Marketing <ul><li>Prepare yourself for sales calls </li></ul><ul><li>-Be sure of medical product knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>-Review the objection can be evoked and prepare </li></ul><ul><li>yourself to handle </li></ul><ul><li>-Practices different product calls with your either </li></ul><ul><li>supervisors or friend </li></ul><ul><li>-Ensure the way of handling the brochures or promotional material </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up the result </li></ul><ul><li>-Day to day pharmacies feedback if your product </li></ul><ul><li>prescribed or not </li></ul><ul><li>-Weekly revision of sales figures supplied by </li></ul><ul><li>distributors </li></ul><ul><li>-Weekly revision for Dr. visits Plan for not visited </li></ul><ul><li>doctors </li></ul><ul><li>-Analyze your call and visit if you targeting the right </li></ul><ul><li>product for each call or not </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>&quot;The successful always has could change the course of his life overnight.&quot; a number of projects planned, to which he looks forward. Anyone of them -Mark Caine </li></ul><ul><li>Thanking you </li></ul>

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