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Prevent to the Objection, “Already have someone.” Strategy 2 of 5
Objection 2 of 85: Already have someone
When does it usually occur? Initial contact.
If what you’re selling is an essential item or service, then most likely the prospect is doing business with someone else, so unless you can prevent or preempt it, you’ll hear this objection a lot. Again, you’ve got to focus attention on areas where you're strong, your competitor is weak, and the customer has needs.
The sales style Competitor Analysis will locate these Unique Selling Points (USPs) for you (see previous 2020 blog # 8).
Using the plastic containers FAB USP competing against metal containers that rust.:
"The reason I'm contacting you is to get you some written information about how we've developed a way for our customers to eliminate the rust from their containers (USP), the rust stains from their shelves (USP), and the negative impact of rust on customers (USP). Is now a good time to quickly verify some information?"
With this template script, you can prevent the "Not Interested," "Already have someone," and "Just send me your literature" objections.
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