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Advantages Sales Agents

Sales Agents are an extremely intelligent choice when trying to reduce costs and increase sales


Advantages of Sales Agents
 

The value that a good Sales Agent can bring to your business is enormous, as they substantially reduce your business expenses when compared to salaried sales people.

In the table below we have compared the costs of using a commission only Sales Agent a salaried sales person. The results are surprising to say the least.

 

COSTS

SALES REP.

SALES AGENT


Salary


SI 


NO 


Commission 


SI 


SI 


Bonus


SI 


NO 


Company Car, Petrol & Insurance etc.


SI 


NO 


Mobile Phone


SI 


NO 


Office (PC, printer, desk, office supplies etc.) 


SI 


NO 


Travel Costs


SI 


NO 


Social Security


SI 


NO 

 

The benefits that a Sales Agent can bring to your company are not only cost related, because a good Sales Agent can also provides many other benefits. For example:

  • He has a proven ability to sell - because if it doesn’t he earns nothing
  • Extensive knowledge of the best channels to market.
  • Can provide expert advice on how to best promote your product or service.
  • He/she will typically have their own database of companies/clientes who have
    bought products like yours in the past.
  • Typically he/she is someone known and respected within their industry.

    In conclusion, a Sales Agent is often not only the most cost effective choice, but also the best overall choice for your company.