One of the things I do every so often to keep myself motivated in sales is to read through my customer reviews. I have been in sales for 16 years now and the best feeling for me as a professional salesperson is to receive a genuine, positive customer review. Of course the relationship you build with your clients is rewarding, as is closing the sale and knowing they now own your product, and that they were willing to put their trust in you. However, when someone takes the time out of their busy lives to write a review for you, to me that's really special!
If you're new to sales and you want to establish yourself in your sales career right now, then you need to have a great follow up strategy for both sold and unsold customers. Remember, your sold customers are your best resource because these are people who have already agreed to do business with you and likely will again if you take care of them, but the only way to do that is to follow up regularly.
You won't sell everyone you talk to, but you won't sell anyone if you give up after hearing a few no's. These locals show the determination and understanding required to succeed selling their goods. They hear hundreds of no's every single day, but it's the yes's that they are hunting for!
I hope you have decided to become a professional in your sales career. I am rooting for you to be a great salesperson because I love this profession and I want to see more great salespeople out there having success in their careers. I want people to look at a career in sales and see it for what it can be, a wonderful opportunity to create a truly successful life.