The Blog for the Ag Sales Professional

An Agriculture blog dedicated to selling in agribusiness.  These Ag blog articles focus on the best practices for selling to farmers and livestock producers.  We also focus on those salespeople who call on Ag buyers at the thousands of agribusinesses that serve the farming community

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]  Make it routine – Weekly phone calls are best to accelerate change. Same coaching day, same coaching hour – week over week and don’t cancel them. Show your sales professional how […]

Want your Feed sales person to develop into a high performing, self-driven sales success?  Think Coaching.  It doesn’t replace traditional management or leadership of your team.  However, Coaching is an integral part of both of these activities.  Management and Leadership concepts have been around the business world since the first goods and services were bartered.  […]

  A salesperson they like – work on this first. Before going after the sale. Start by getting to know them as a person and then know them as a business. Key = Be genuine A salesperson who also likes them – You certainly can sell to someone you don’t like and I’m sure you […]

I know why I want to segment my customers, but How do I go about segmenting them? In our last blog, we covered why you want to segment your customers…. increased sales, increased profits, increased sales productivity, gaining clarity on who to call on and what products or services to offer them.  Now comes the […]

Does that sound like a bad idea?  (Fishing in a swimming pool).  The answer is – Yes, of course, that’s a bad idea.  I’d venture to say that there are no fish in any swimming pool.  So, the chances of catching one are slim to none.  In effect, that’s what you or your salespeople are […]

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