24 Reasons Selling is Better Than Sex
I’ve posted some of this list before, but Sales Machine readers have since sent me more suggestions, and I’ve thought of a few new ones as well. Enjoy!
- #1: You find new partners daily and not feel sleazy.
- #2: Being “friends with benefits” is par for the course.
- #3: You can enjoy selling to customers of all shapes and sizes.
- #4: You get paid commensurate with the quality of your performance.
- #5: You never need a little blue pill in order to start selling.
- #6: You can still find customers even if you’re old or ugly.
- #7: The more you sell, the easier it becomes to sell even more.
- #8: If you’re successful, you don’t end up paying child support.
- #9: You can post your wins on a website and not get a letter from a lawyer.
- #10: Existing customers don’t get jealous when you close a new prospect.
- #11: As a role model, Zig Ziglar isn’t creepy like Hugh Hefner.
12: You’re far less likely to catch a social disease.
- #13: Nobody complains if you close the deal in under a minute.
- #14: There are few, if any, religious taboos against selling.
- #15: You can take a multitude of sales positions and never pull a muscle.
- #16: You don’t end up all sweaty after you close the deal.
- #17: Selling is as good over the phone as in person. Maybe better.
- #18: After you sell, you never have to stay the night.
- #19: At the end of the act, both participants are usually happy.
- #20: Nobody gets jealous when you ask for a referral.
- #21: Nobody complains that your portfolio is too small.
- #22: Make a big score and your CEO might tout it at the company meeting.
- #23: If you’re good enough, you can sell a hundred times a day.
- #24: You don’t get fired for reading Sales Machine at work.