Sell It! Program Designed to Improve Sales Skills - SWCC - Sept. 25
Sell It! Program Designed to Improve Sales Skills
Designed with Artisans, Gallery Owners, and Retail Shop Employees in Mind
CEDAR BLUFF, Va. – ’Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network and Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) Small Business Development Center invite the public to attend a three-hour presentation incorporating Bruce Baker’s Sell It! program.
The event takes place at SWCC, King Community Center, Conference Rooms 1 and 2, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
The presentation is free but pre-registration is required.
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 276-492-2403.
Designed for artisans, gallery owners, and retail shop employees, Sell It! focuses on sales and customer service skills. Topics featured include the two most important sales words, the four phases of a sale, using the senses, body language, what customers want, catch phrases and one liners, dealing with complaints and much more.
This workshop will feature a recorded audio presentation by Bruce Baker, a contributing editor to The Crafts Report and faculty member of the Arts Business Institute. Mr. Baker created the Sell It! program. Each section of the audio presentation will be followed by a roundtable discussion by attendees and `Round the Mountain facilitators.
The program is made possible through support from a SWCC Small Business Development Center Jobs Act Program grant. `Round the Mountain’s education program is also supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission.
`Round the Mountain’s mission is to promote sustainable economic development of the region's communities by assisting local artisans with marketing, educational, and entrepreneurial opportunities.
The `Round the Mountain service area includes Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe counties, and the cities of Bristol, Galax, Norton and Radford.