Many people tell me that they have trouble talking to others about their businesses. But many other people have the problem of not knowing when to stop. We’re probably all guilty of this now and then–I know I catch myself sometimes–but if it’s a habit it is costing you customers.
Telling too much can take several forms. You may go on and on about your business to the point where listeners get bored. The solution to that one is simple: sit down and shut up. Learn to watch your listeners for signs that they are losing interest. When you see those signs, make sure you switch the topic back to something they will find more interesting–them! [Read more…]