Sam Taggart’s First Rule for Standing Out from Your Competition & How NLP Sales Training Can Help!

By Sam Taggart

3 Min Read

Last Updated: February 5, 2024
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Alright, sales reps, gather around for a truth bomb about hitting those million-dollar sales without coming on too strong. This is Sam Taggart, and I’m here to tell you that selling your company is an art form where subtlety can be your strongest ally. Trust me, your customers are likelier to believe you’re the real deal when you aren’t trying to oversell them with every breath.

You can watch the video for the full breakdown or keep reading here for a brief overview.

Key Takeaways 

Let’s cut to the chase about making millions in sales without overplaying your hand.

1- It’s All About That Unique Value

Let’s set the scene — you’re out in the trenches, trying to get that, but it’s just not clicking. Well, I’ll let you in on a little secret: it’s probably because you’re not spotlighting those killer features that set you apart from the crowd. Customers don’t want the same old song; they want that next-level service to elevate their game, not keep it stagnant.

2- Balance the Scale, Don’t Tip It

When your potential buyer is sizing you up and wondering why they should go with your offer, highlight your perks without dissing your competitors. Level with them. If you’re in a field like roofing, you could say, “We all use top-notch shingles and the same suppliers. The insurance dictates much of what we do, so you choose who you want to work with.”

This approach doesn’t just neutralize the competition—it makes choosing you the obvious move.

3- Stand Out, Don’t Stick Out

Sometimes, you need to stand out — especially with the thinkers and tinkerers who want the specs, the stats, the nitty-gritty. This is where you highlight what makes your company unique without throwing shade on others. You’ve got the experience, the credentials, and that extra touch of service that makes your company not just a choice but THE choice.

4- Pick Your Lane

Decide on your approach. You can neutralize or be the outlier, but don’t mix ’em up. And whatever you do, steer clear of trash-talking others. It’s all about positive vibes and your brilliance.

If you’re keen on sharpening these skills and more, the Sales Summit is the real deal—practical, hands-on tactics with no fluff.

5- Cultivate Genuine Connections

Nothing beats the power of genuine connection. Beyond features, perks, and stats, the rapport you build with your customers can be the ultimate differentiator. Take the time to listen, understand their needs, and respond as a salesperson and a trusted advisor. This approach isn’t about quick wins; it’s about building long-term relationships where your customers see you as an indispensable part of their success journey. Whether it’s through personalized follow-ups, addressing concerns with empathy, or simply being there when they need you, these genuine connections can turn satisfied customers into loyal advocates for your brand.

Join us at the Sales Summit for our NLP Sales Training and discover how to leverage Neuro-Linguistic Programming to fine-tune your pitch and approach to clinch those deals. This is your chance to learn strategies that work, connect genuinely with customers, and close deals confidently. 

You’re just a click away from sales strategies that work. Let’s get to it!

Sam Taggart

Sam Taggart is the founder and CEO of D2D Experts.

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