These days, people are really frickin’ sick of being tried to be sold something everywhere they turn or look. But there are ways to look through it. Like, did you know that there are many common sales techniques that most people keep on falling for without realizing it? The sooner you understand, the sooner you can stop them from pouring on the Honey.
The most commonly used technique in any sales representative’s quiver of tactile strength weaponry is flattery. Consumers, by nature, want to be validated for their purchases – that’s why the home shopping network exists, by the way.
However, no one is more willing to pour on the compliments than the attending salesman. They’re always the first to tell you that the dress you’re trying on is stunningly slimming or the car you’re test-driving makes you look like an executive.