Matthew Parker

Matthew Parker

Many printing companies are frustrated how hard it is to engage buyers in today’s world. That’s where Matthew Parker can help. He is a gamekeeper turned poacher. Parker has bought print for more than 20 years and received over 1,400 print sales pitches. He now uses his buyer’s point of view to give practical advice to printers. He helps them engage with prospects and customers to create profitable relationships.

Download his free e-book, “Ten Common Print Selling Errors And What To Do About Them” and check out his recently launched book, “How To Succeed At Print Sales: Setting targets, planning the right activities and making sure goals are met.” 

Do You Play Hard to Get ... in Sales?

Print sales has certain similarities with trying to find a girlfriend. Too much eagerness put people off. A lack of interest in other people from my part seemed to create interest in others.

What Are You a Specialist In?

There’s more to life than print. Here’s a great story that Robert Evans from Guidepost Trust shared with me on LinkedIn. He was interviewing a candidate for a print position.

Show Your Customers Some Love

Do your customers truly feel loved by you? You have a lot of competitors who would be only too pleased to win the business of your clients. So it’s vital that your clients feel that they are valued.

How Becoming a Rap Artist Will Win You Print Sales

Recently, I was running my masterclass on "How To Stop Buyers Choosing On Price." As part of the day, delegates create a new sales message and deliver it. It is common for me to hear some very powerful sales messages by the end of the day. However, although I have heard many, many sales messages over the years, I had never heard one delivered in rap form.

Do You Have the Courage to Make More Sales?

If you want to achieve more sales, you need to set some goals. First decide what it is that you want to achieve. Be specific. Make your goal measurable. Make sure you know how you will have achieved it.

14 Places to Share Content

Good content takes time to create. It is important to make the most of it. Here’s a checklist of 14 places to share your content.