Selling to Major Accounts

Tools, Techniques, and Practical Solutions for the Sales Manager

 Selling to Major Accounts

Author: Terry R. Bacon
Pub Date: August 1999
Print Edition: $49.95
Print ISBN: 9780814410110
Page Count: 336
Format: Paper or Softback

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How to build stronger relationships with key customers.

"In most businesses, 80% of the revenue comes from 20% of the customers. Management of these key accounts demands discipline, direction, and purpose. Account managers and salespeople must be able to identify and capture key opportunities and use a systematic approach to growing the accounts. Here's where they'll find the powerful tools, processes, and techniques to succeed.

Selling to Major Accounts is full of practical, proven approaches to account management. Loaded with examples, tables, charts, checklists, and real-life case studies from the author's vast consulting experience, it shows how to:

* identify the major accounts with the greatest potential

* progress from vendor to strategic ally

* craft account plans that are geared for action

* manage the customer relationship for greater results

* develop winning account strategies."

About the Author

TERRY R. BACON, Ph.D. (Durango, CO) is the founder and CEO of the Self-Management Institute, a major provider of corporate training programs and consulting services in many aspects of business development, including account management. He has authored or co-authored nearly 40 books.

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