Need to add business without over-strategizing or making a big "to-do?" How many of you are simply asking your clients and customers for a referral?
According to Dale Carnegie, 91% of customers say they’d give referrals. But.....only 11% of salespeople ask for referrals.
I've had a few conversations with people about this over the last couple of weeks and its surprising how many people feel comfortable asking for referrals -- yet most admit to not asking for referrals, or not making a formalized effort to seek referrals.
Check this article out: 25 Ways To Ask For A Referral Without Feeling Desperate, that ran in Entrepreneur Magazine. Try adopting just a small handful of these ideas on a regular basis. Could such an effort garner a 10% bump in increased revenue over the next year?