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Top 10 Sales Tips from the Seinfeld Show

It's been over ten years since the Seinfeld show left the television airways, but it remains the undisputed classic television comedy. But here's a little known fact: did you know that you can learn a lot about sales and selling from watching Seinfeld clips? It's true!

I've gathered 10 ten clips, each of which illustrates a basic principle of selling, sales technique, or sales psychology. As usual, I've included polls so you can vote on your favorites. Here's the first; the link to the rest is at the bottom of the post.

GEORGE DOES TELEMARKETING

SALES TIP: In sales, determination isn't enough; you also need basic skills, like how to answer an objection.


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THE SOUP NAZI

SALES TIP: If your offering is good enough (like the soup in this clip), you can actually increase sales by making it more exclusive and more difficult to buy.


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KRAMER GETS A JOB

SALES TIP: In sales, as in all business, simply showing up is half the battle. Even if you don't really do anything.


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NEUMANN'S BIG REQUEST

SALES TIP: If your sales pitch does not work, don't take it too personally.


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BUSY GEORGE

SALES TIP: Now you know why the marketing team always looks so busy.


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THE TELEMARKETER

SALES TIP: Make sure you cold-call at the right time.


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ELAINE'S DANCE

SALES TIP: Never drink more than just a sip or two in front of clients or co-workers. Never.


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JERRY BUYS A JACKET

SALES TIP: Let the customer sell himself, then close the deal.


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GEORGE'S NEW CLOTHES

SALES TIP: Never wear a completely new suit when meeting a customer for the first time lest you run into an unexpected "wardrobe malfunction."


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OPPOSITE GEORGE

SALES TIP: If what you're doing isn't working, try something completely different.

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