Closing with the wrong tools
can be frustrating

Closing with the wrong tools can be frustrating

Seeing valuable opportunities slip away as agile competitors sweep in isn’t fun. If this happens more often than you’d like, it’s time to take a good hard look at the tools you’re working with. If your site isn’t helping you validate and close prospects, it’s doing exactly the opposite.

 
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What a website helps you accomplish defines its tactical value and purpose. An effective and capable site should actively support your sales process and drive its performance.

Pursue larger and more
demanding accounts

Pursue larger and more demanding accounts

Landing large accounts can be transformative. If you’ve got the bandwidth, they represent the fastest way to grow your topline organically. However, larger opportunities are also highly sought-after and considerably more discriminating. Hiring or purchasing decisions tend to be swayed by risk-averse influencers who prefer to make safe recommendations. Which is why when it comes to large accounts, it’s not just about making the right pitch or delivering the best proposal. It’s also about projecting substance and inspiring confidence.

Shorten sales cycles

If it often feels like you’re spinning your wheels with prospects who keep postponing engagement decisions, you’re not alone. This is a common challenge faced by small companies and, in most cases, has nothing to do with the “timing” excuses conveyed by prospects. More often than not, it comes down to a simple lack of conviction. To avoid this, your website needs to anticipate their thought process, prominently showcase key value propositions and differentiators, and preemptively address unspoken concerns.

Strengthen pricing power

Margins are key to growth and sustainability. They determine the degree to which you can fund expansion and manage seasonal or cyclical downturns. Unfortunately, raising prices is easier said than done. Pricing power is largely dependent on the perceived value of your solutions or expertise; emphasis on “perceived”. This goes to the essence of strategic branding. How your firm is positioned directly influences the commonly accepted value and perceived competitiveness of its offerings. Competitiveness isn’t a function of pricing; but rather one of appraised worth.

Attain higher conversion rates

Whether your frontline is selling proactively or responding to inquiries reactively, lead generation doesn’t come at a small price. Proactive prospects visit your site to validate your firm following first contact, reactive leads do so to qualify it before reaching out. In either scenario, the decision process is heavily influenced by this experience. You have but one opportunity to impress prospects, validate expectations, and drive conversion. If your site isn’t inspiring confidence and building trust, it’s doing exactly the opposite.

Increase up-sell frequency

It’s not about closing more deals; it’s about selling smarter. It takes considerably more effort and investment to acquire a new lead than to leverage the full potential of an existing one. Maximizing lead value means being able to routinely upsell higher-margin services or solutions. For this to happen, prospects need to be more than just interested; they need to be excited. Your site needs to appeal to their emotional aspirations and predispose them towards premium offerings. Driving more revenue per relationship lowers client acquisition costs, improves margins, and boosts profitability.

Drive sustainable growth

Landing a sizeable deal makes you feel like you’re on top of the world; but does it really change anything? Your path to success can’t simply depend on the occasional windfall. Driving sustainable growth requires putting in place the right plan, processes, and tools. It also demands that all three be closely aligned. Your site needs to convincingly articulate your capabilities and value thesis, actively support your sales process, and be the decisive tool that helps you predictably move prospects from early engagement to conversion.