Believe in yourself FIRST for Sales Success

by | Nov 6, 2023 | Business Building Musts, Marketing Strategies, Sales

This blog, we’re diving deep into the world of sales.

Because let’s face it, no matter how great your marketing game is, it’s all about sealing the deal.

Step 1 – Towards Sales Stardom

Before you can convince anyone to believe in your product or service, you’ve got to believe in it yourself. If there’s even a hint of doubt, it’ll show. So, if you’re not 100% behind what you’re selling, it might be time to rethink.

But there’s another crucial sale you need to make: selling yourself on your ability to sell. If you’re second-guessing your sales skills, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.

In short, the first person you need to convince is yourself.

Step 2 – The Mindset of a Sales Superstar 🌟

Top salespeople are brimming with self-confidence. They don’t let myths or stereotypes about salespeople hold them back. They believe in their product, their skills, and most importantly, themselves.

But remember, even the best don’t win every sale. What sets them apart? They don’t take rejection personally. They learn, adapt, and move on to the next opportunity with the same enthusiasm.

Step 3 – A Real-Life Sales Superstar

Ever heard of Colonel Sanders? At 60, with just a tasty chicken recipe and a dream, he faced rejection after rejection. But after 1,009 “No’s”, he finally got a “Yes”. That’s the spirit of a peak performer!

In your business journey, there’ll be times when you’ll face challenges. But remember, every step, whether forward or backward, is a learning experience. Approach every sale with unwavering belief and determination.

Step 4 -Your First Sale Starts with You

To truly shine in sales, you’ve got to be your biggest fan. Believe in your product, your skills, and yourself. And remember, every sale, every interaction, is a step towards your goal.

Happy selling, small business heroes!

Come and join me and join in the fun in my Facebook group Like Minded Business Owners – if you are a small business owner this group is such a great way to connect with others, I would love to hear from you over there!

And – if you know you could use some help with your approach to sales, I would love to help you! Simply go to and you can make an appointment to chat with me.

Or if you want to chat, get in touch.  Email me or DM me on Instagram or LinkedIn – I would love to hear from you.


I would love for you to book a free discovery call with me to talk about how I can help your nail your business goals, planning, strategy, marketing and social media! Simply click the link and grab a spot!

My Like Minded Business Owners Facebook group is also a great community to join – full of awesome people in small business!

Or you can DM me on Instagram or LinkedIn, or send me an email

I wish to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land, the Yorta Yorta People, on which I conduct my business today and pay my respects to their Elders past and present. I extend that respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples reading this blog post today.

About the Author:

Jenn Donovan of Social Media & Marketing Australia.  Jenn’s an expert marketing coach and mentor from rural NSW. She is all about empowering business owners to earn what they’re worth so they can make a bigger difference in the world.  Not only is she a sought after expert on all things marketing for Small Business, she is a keynote speaker, author, was the Founder of Buy From a Bush Business and a Co-Founder of Spend With Us e-commerce marketplace, and is the host of the very popular podcast Small Business Made Simple and Stories from the Bush. Jenn is all about community and humans interacting with humans!  H2H Marketing – human to human marketing. Jenn talks the talk but importantly walks the walk!

Get in touch –

On Instagram – @jenndonovan_

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