The Giants of Sales

What Dale Carnegie, John Patterson, Elmer Wheeler, and Joe Girard Can Teach You About Real Sales Success

The Giants of Sales

Author: Tom Sant
Pub Date: March 2006
Print Edition: $19.95
Print ISBN: 9780814415986
Page Count: 224
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814429662

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The sales techniques that work best...have always worked best. An incisive look at four legendary sales pros, and how their strategies still apply today.

Sales theories come and sales theories go, but nothing beats learning from the original masters. The Giants of Sales introduces readers to the techniques developed by four legendary sales giants, and offers concrete examples of how they still work in the 21st century. The book reveals how:

* In his quest to sell a brand new product known as the cash register, John Henry Patterson came up with a repeatable sales process tailor-made for his own sales force

* Dale Carnegie taught people how to win friends and influence customers with powerful methods that still work

* Joe Girard, listed by Guinness as the world’s greatest salesman, didn’t just sell cars, he sold relationships…and developed a successful referral business

* Elmer Wheeler discovered fundamental truths about persuasion by testing thousands of sales pitches on millions of people, and achieved great success in the middle of the Great Depression

Part history and part how-to, The Giants of Sales gives readers practical, real-world techniques based on the time-tested wisdom of true sales masters.

About the Author

Tom Sant (San Luis Obispo, CA) is the creator of a widely used sales software tool. His clients include Accenture, Microsoft, Motorola, AT&T, Cisco, and hundreds of others. He is also the author of Persuasive Business Proposals.

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