Not every lead is a good fit for a product or service — no matter how strongly a salesperson believes they are (or wants them to be). Buyers don’t buy just because they have a serious need, a looming deadline, or money to burn. They buy because of a combination of all of these factors, and more. During sales qualification, salespeople can’t simply focus on establishing a fit on one of these criteria. They have to establish a fit on all the relevant factors.
While the specific sales questions a rep asks will depend on the product or service they sell, here are 18 solid conversation starters that can help you recognize who’s a successful customer in the making, and who’s barking up the wrong tree.
18 Sales Qualification Questions
1) What’s the business problem you’re seeking to fix with this offering?
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