The Art of Upselling: How to Get Customers to Buy More

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The Art of Upselling

What is an Upsell?  Few sales techniques are as universal and effective as upselling. For the uninitiated, the definition of upselling is offering an upgraded, premium, or improved version of a product or service to increase the value of a purchase.   Upselling exists because customers will often pick the least expensive version of whatever they’re buying. In general, consumers will … Read More

Increasing Average Order Value with Cross-Selling

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Cross-selling is a sales technique designed to increase Average Order Value (AOV). It’s very similar to the upsell, which we’ve discussed in a previous article. The similarities between cross-selling and upselling can lead to confusion. In fact, some people use the terms cross-sell and upsell interchangeably. Although this is understandable, this common mix-up muddles the usefulness of both strategies.   Like … Read More