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Product Demos: Avoiding the Trap of Telling vs. Selling

Product Management University

If you’re a pre-sales solution consultant or sales engineer, falling into the trap of telling vs selling can happen before you even know it, even though your intentions are always on the mark to start the demo. The telling demos are more like an introductory training class on the product versus a sales presentation.

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Competitive Demos – How to Attack Your Competitor’s Strengths

Product Management University

Competitive demos are stressful, especially when you’re operating on very little knowledge or hearsay information about your competitor’s weaknesses. That gives you the perfect opening to attack their strengths when you’re doing highly competitive demos, especially when their weaknesses aren’t show-stoppers. There’s no answer for that!

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6 SaaS Demo Best Practices to Run Successful Demo

Userpilot

Demos are crucial for your sales process success, which is why you need to learn SaaS demo best practices to create beneficial content. Similarly, you can't expect potential customers to come on board without a well-designed software demo first. Send demo offers at the right time when prospects most need contextual help.

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Jobs To Be Done (JTBD) – The Foundation of Great Presales Demos

Product Management University

There are countless tips and tricks that make for great presales demos. But there’s one foundational tactic that’ll set you up to crush your demos and further amplify the finer tips or tricks you wrap around it. Typical Presales Demo Formats Most presales demos fall into one of two formats. Here’s how to do it.

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Best Practices for Accelerating the Sales Process

Think about it: with outbound prospecting, requests from management, scheduled demos, and inbound calls, chaos can quickly work its way into your strategy, deeming a “speed wins” selling mentality downright ineffective. The bottom line is that, in B2B sales, speed is useless without control.

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Product Demos: How to Sell Solutions Versus Products

Product Management University

Here’s a simple three-step approach for your product demos that will help you sell solutions versus products. During the demo, there is no reason to refer to each product separately unless asked. The fewer the number of people delivering the demo, the easier and more integrated the solution will be perceived.

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Qualifying Your Account Executives Before a Demo

Product Management University

If you’re a solution consultant (SC), sales engineer (SE), or any other role that does sales demos, there’s nothing more uncomfortable than going into a demo and not knowing what you’re aiming for. Qualifying your account executives prior to the demo is a practice that’s beneficial to everyone, including the buyer.

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