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50 Sales Quotes to Motivate You for Black Friday 2022

Sales quotes are a great way to motivate you and your team for the holidays. As a hard working business owner, you know that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a great opportunity to get your company's voice heard and promote your products. But, by marketing law, you must prepare for the season in the best way you can months beforehand.

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Whether you need to provide motivation for your team or just a little push in the right direction, these sales quotes made by successful business owners and entrepreneurs can help you find the truth about sales. Share them with your colleagues!

1. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.”- William Clement Stone

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2. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”- Henry Ford

3. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”- Zig Ziglar

4. "Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you will surely get the result.”- Oscar Wilde

5. “Sales success comes from the right balance of quality human interaction as well as appropriate use of supplemental tools.”– Deb Calvert

6. "High expectations are the key to everything.”- Sam Walton

7. “Killer Salespeople Uncover True Problems Behind Desired Solutions.”– Aaron Ross

8. “Humanize the sales process or perish.”- Steli Efti

9. “Buyers do business with you, not with your company and not with your technology.”- Joanne Black

10. “What we dwell on is who we become.”- Oprah Winfrey

11. “If you don’t believe in what you’re selling, neither will your prospect.”-Frank Bettger

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12. “It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s rather about handling the opportunities right.”- Mark Hunter

13. “The story is the heart of the sale.”- Matthew Pollard

14. “The real problem with closing is not adequately defining or diagnosing the prospect’s problems in the first place.”– Keith Eades

15. “There is always room at the top.”- Daniel Webster

16. “Successful people ask a lot more questions during sales calls than do their less successful colleagues.”– Neil Rackham

17. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. Because it does.”- William James

18. “Selling is really about having conversations with people while helping them improve their company or their life.”- Lori Richardson

19. “The sales compensation plan is Batman, while the sales contest is Robin.”– Mark Roberge

20. “Either run the day or the day runs you.”- Jim Rohn

21. “The questions you ask are more important than the things you could ever say.”– Thomas Freese

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22. “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.”- John D. Rockefeller

23. “You don’t close a sale; you should rather open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.” – Patricia Fripp

24. "There is little success where there is little laughter.”- Andrew Carnegie

25. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.”– Zig Ziglar

26. “It’s not about having the right opportunities, but about handling the opportunities right.”- Mark Hunter

27. “The key is not to call the decision-maker. The key however is to have the decision maker call you.”- Jeffrey Gitomer

28. “If you harness the power of innovation, you’ll surely convert sales complexity into a brutal competitive advantage.”– Tim Sanders

29. “There is no easy button in sales. Prospecting is hard, emotionally draining work, but it is the price you have to pay to earn a high income.” – Jeb Blount

30. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”- Thomas Paine

31. “Companies should be selling ideas more than benefits. Sell Ideas. Not stuff.” – Aaron Ross

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32. “Filter everything you’re doing, saying, and pitching and you’ll eventually improve just about every metric you care about today.”- Matt Heinz

33. “High-level buyers want to talk to people who know more than they do. They hunger not for information but insight.”– Barbara Weaver Smith

34. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.”- Napoleon Hill

35. “You can’t propose a mutually beneficial business relationship until you can’t understand their business.”– Craig Rosenberg

36. “It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.”- Warren Buffett

37. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”- Babe Ruth

38. “Before LinkedIn and other social networks, in the sales world, ABC stood for Always Be Closing. But now it means Always Be Connecting.” – Jill Rowley

39. “All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like, and trust.”– Bob Burg

40. “Leaders must get across the why as well as the what.”- John Doerr

41. “Human beings have an innate inner drive to be autonomous, self-determined, and connected to one another. And when that drive is liberated, people achieve more and live richer lives.”- Daniel Pink

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42. “Sellers who listen to buyers carefully and then give them the missing ingredients – those are the ones who stand out.” – Deb Calvert

43. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.”- Vince Lombardi

44. “In high-productivity sales organizations, salespeople do not cause customer acquisition growth, rather they fulfill it.” – Aaron Ross

45. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”- Robert Collier

46. “Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.”- Zig Ziglar

47. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”- John D. Rockefeller

48. “There is no magic to closing. There are no magic phrases. But, closing the deal is completely dependent on the situation.”- Alice Heiman

49. “Numbers alone won’t fix anything. But they will help you identify where the problem is.”- Steli Efti

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50. “The customer doesn’t care about features, rather they care about solving their problems.”– Trish Bertuzzi


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