Thought you might find this funny and informative. This cheesy Family Guy video contains 10, yes 10 sales strategies in only 55 seconds. Watch the video and see if you SPOT AT LEAST 10 ELEMENTS of a persuasive sales approach.
(1) Flattering sales pitch
(2) Uninformed buyer
(3) Up-selling skill (Handsome creme to Volcano)
(4) Use an authority figure (Uncle the volcano expert)
(5) Sell privileged information (My uncle says we're due for a volcano)
(6) Scare tactic (we're due for a volcano coming SOON)
(7) Sell at the kitchen table (where decisions are made)
(8) Door-In-The-Face Pricing (High price of $200 then lower it to the money jar)
(9) Shift the buyer's priorities (From raining day fund to volcano fund)
(10) Sell the uncertainty (Aren't we due for a volcano)
Can you list any more?
p.s., This is how salespeople get a bad reputation!