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Old 02-16-2013, 09:05 PM
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Excellent stuff, thank you!

sorry for the jumble of information.
when i saw the topic and replied i hurried it along and bounced around quite a bit and really did not even ( as hard as may be to believe ) get to the point fully because there are so many things you need to do when you hire a sales rep in order for it to be successful.

you really have to have solid systems in place because with a sales rep it is really is like handing over the keys to your business for them to run all or part of it and your role as a business owner changes dramatically.

sales is part of production but it is a different type of production and it is the starting point of making it all happen and there are plenty of other duties that will be forced upon a sales rep outside of just selling and you need to hire someone qualified that has the goods to make it happen and run a business or part of one to help take you to the next level.

it is not really something you want to just throw your buddy into because he has the gift of gab and is good with people who could sell a ice box to a eskimo.

and you don't want to be paying someone to do this for you and you are doing the same as thing as him and not focusing on other area's of the business.
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