From the Back Cover
Why make selling harder than necessary?
Lead with your brand!
Featuring real-life examples from internationally recognized brands such as IBM, NCR, Black & Decker, Home Depot/Expo, and DeWALT, Sell the Brand First offers priceless tips on selling your brand, its function, and its value to your customers.
“Practical advice on how all salespeople can use the brand to boost their sales.”-Neil Rackham, bestselling author of Spin Selling
“Selling a product without the brand is like selling a car without the wheels! This is a great read for anyone who touches the customer and interfaces with the brand!”-Dan Gregory, Vice President - Marketing, DeWALT Industrial Tools
“If you want to build your brand and think it resides only in the territory of marketing, then read Sell the Brand First and put its new principles to work.”-Clifford Hall, Chief Operating Officer, Timex Group
“Building a successful organization requires all employees to focus on continually creating brand value, especially salespeople who are the first line to customers. Dan Stiff's approach provides sales professionals with a unique framework to do just that.”-Paul Butler, Director, Global Organizational Learning and Development, Gillette
“In today's business environment of mega retailers, global product sourcing and private label brands, domestic manufacturers must focus on 'selling the brand first' to add value. A seasoned industry executive, Stiff shares insightful, hard-hitting examples of Brand Selling at its best!”-Thomas P. Armstrong, Vice President-Vendor Service, Home Depot
About the Author
As president of Leadership Performance Development, Inc., Dan Stiff specializes in showing companies how to leverage their brand strength, lead teams, and sell in the modern business climate. His clients include Baldwin, Home Depot/Expo, Aviall, Beretta USA, Purdy, and Juno Lighting Group. Stiff speaks to corporate groups 40 times a year and also has a network of affiliates who teach his sales methods to top corporations such as IBM, Pepsi, Pfizer, Nextel, and AOL/Time Warner.