The Sleazy Sales Tactics Thread (aka: How to Sell a $35,000 Watch in a Recession)

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  1. Saltricks

    Saltricks Senior member

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    The thing is that for some people this will work, for others it won't. Part of the training is figuring out what type of person this will work on and learning the cues that suggest that a customer is that type of buyer. Different buyers will require different sales technique, it only seems that they do this to every customer because the article only details a small portion of their training.
     


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    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    To get my sale, someone needs to just tell me whatever I am buying carries a high resale value. Done. :lol:
     


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    Sales is essentially applied psychology, which makes it a very interesting field, conceptually. I could witter on for ages about the various applications of psychological theory to marketing but I'm feeling too lazy right now. Instead I'll just use this space to express my abhorrence of the term "pre-loved" for any sort of used item. Especially clothes. Yuck.
     


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    What about women ?
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    Wait, you smell that?
    
    We're talking about a woman here right?
     


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    XXL just a few stains easily fixed 70% skin 30% body hair sh: 19inch chest: 55in waist: 39in length (from top of head to feet): 64inch working butt hole available in different colors (white sold out)
     


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    :rotflmao:
     


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    haha @ the last couple replies.

    At my store, I almost never give my clients prices verbally. I look at the retail price tag, take off a percentage on my calculator and show them the calculator.
     


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  11. Manofstyle85

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    I don't buy because of the sales person's words or tactics, when it comes clothes and accessories. He/she has be well put together in my eyes before I let him/her even help me. I am going to buy a Rolex because of I want to buy one, but not because some sales person wearing a Kenneth Cole taught me into it.
     


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    A salesman job is to make you want one, not talk you into it. A good salesman can make you NEED something you never knew you needed.
     


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    Interesting technique. Why do you do this? I know you mentioned that you don't do this to some people. Do you only do it to customers who you can tell are a certain way? This would be a good technique for visual people.
     
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    True, but as I stated, a salesperson can't me want/need a Rolex while wearing a Kenneth Cole or a suit while he/she is not well dressed, IMO
     


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    Lol whether you're joking or not, this is definitely true for me at times.

    I was out with my daughter buying her some new shoes and initially I intended to get her two pairs. The SA helping us was so sweet and pretty I ended up buying my daughter six pairs.
     


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