After a series of three posts related to this topic where you can read about the basics of sales funnel, sales funnel improvements and sales funnel metrics, I want to share a sales funnel template that you can use to plan the sales and marketing activities that will change the metrics of the funnel itself.
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You need to sell your products and services in order to bring money in your company. Sales processes need to be designed to help you in continuous flow of customers that will buy more and more of your value. Here, you can find all articles related to sales and selling.
Do you know your sales funnel metrics? This is important for you and your business if you want to achieve business growth.
You know that sales funnel is one of the most important business elements that can increase your overall business potential energy. Previously, I have written two posts about sales funnel. The first is an explanation about the sales funnel. The second is about sales funnel improvements.
The selling is something that gives a life to your business because with the enough sales you constantly bring a fresh cash flow in your company. With cash, you can continue developing your business to the next level. Your sales numbers will depend on the efficiency of your sales funnel.
In the sales funnel the sale is the final step when your customers decide to buy something from your business. All of the activities that you take before the customer’s decision to pay you, is simply called your sales funnel.
Small businesses can have a huge number of potential customers. However, until they become real customers, they can’t expect to benefit from them, and actually anyone can be a potential customer. In retail store the potential customer can be anyone who passes through or living in the area of store location. For importers and wholesalers the potential customers can be all small businesses in the state that are targeting the same market, or come from the same industry. For online sales, the whole world internet users are potential customers.