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Tips for motivating your sales team

confidence30842627.jpg Making sure your sales team is doing a good job is vital to your company. They are the ones that bring new customers and sell your products. You have to keep them motivated so they will do the best job they can. Here are some ways to do that.

One of the best and most well known ways to give your sales team a boost is to hand out incentives. You can hand out things randomly or have give a reward for sales. You can give out one every time they make a sale or give out something for every certain number of sales they get. Give out simple things like candy bars or give out more expensive things like televisions or even give out money on gift cards. Giving out gifts will motivate your sales team right away. It will give them a reason to do the best they can right then and will boost sales. You don't have to spend a lot of money to give out incentives. Just spend a little bit and you will see a greater increase in sales and it will turn into more profit for your company.

Another great way to boost your sales team motivation is to have competitions. Give something really nice away, like a television, to the person who gets the most sales. Do it over a couple hours or a week. Don't put a small amount of time on it, but let it be more of an average so that it is more fair to everyone. If you have a large sales team, then split your employees up for the competition. It will make it more fair for all your employees.

Have daily or weekly meetings. Make sure you are letting your sales team know how they are doing. Let people know who us doing well and who is performing to the expectations of the company. It will let people see what they are doing wrong and how they can improve. In the meetings let everyone know about what is going on and the things that they are doing really good. Give them advice on how they can do better. Talking to them will let them know how to appreciate their work and all the effort they put in.

There are several cheesy motivational posters that you can buy for your office. They don't help people and end up being made fun of. They are just a waste of your money. Instead, have meetings where you talk about motivating your sales team. Let them know about the ideas you have to help motivate them. Get their ideas for things that would motivate them and make them do better. Having their input will help you do a better job and will help you motivate them even more.

Have parties where all of your employees can get to know each other. Have activities that make people get to know each other and have them work together. It will help create unity and friendships. When your employees are happy and like each other, it makes them better workers. They will like being at their job and will really like the place that they work. It will boost their sales and help the company more.

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