While that underlying sentiment remains true, the methods for understanding and reaching customers have transformed dramatically with the advents of digital media and the internet. With so much competition, so much content, and so much noise, no product or service is going to sell itself.
There are places where the past lingers, making shapes in the moonlight and blowing in the curtains even as the air goes suddenly still. K. Hari Kumar, best-selling author of spine-chilling horror fiction, brings you the terrifying tales of some of India's most haunted places - including Bhangarh Fort, Malabar Hill's Tower of Silence and Jammu and Kashmir's notorious Khooni Nala. Whether you listen to them at night or in daylight, these stories will remain with you long after you've heard the last minute.
It is often said that in order to succeed, one needs to learn the 'tricks of the trade'. However, this is not true. Good professionals learn the trade. This is what You Can Sell teaches you how to do - to gain thorough knowledge of the trade, better understanding of the task at hand and sell your way to success.
This is a great compilation. However I am surprised you have not mentioned Sourabh Mukherjee among contemporary notable authors of crime fiction. His latest The Colours of Passion is making waves. His first book In the Shadows of Death was and is a top seller too attracting wide media attention and critical acclaim.
i am interested in selling my club mahindra membership. it is valid upto 2031. apart from this i have around 18 unused days left from previous 2-3 years. if someone is genuinely interested , them write back to me personally on [email protected].share your price offer too.thankyou in advance .
simple , they will say booking is full even if you are entitled to the season and then sell your rooms to travel agents who will give any white membership no and everyone makes merry and you are sitting at home with your red season card in front of you !
I am a member of club mahindra from 2014.It is very painfull to associate with club mahindra. I think i made a big mistakje of my life by joining club mahindra.I tried frequently for holiday booking in my past 3 years but i did not get booking. Investing in club mahindra is waste of money.It is very unfortunate for us and it is a return from club mahindra as we believe on it.It is very paithetic and i amvery upset with club mahindra. I am seriously thinking of selling my club mahindra membership or not to continue asociation with club mahindra. Also i will suggest other peoples not to join club mahindra.
Yes,I recently enjoyed the vacation in south India. We had go these voucher for the second time; (the first time we wasted it as we couldnt plan in advance, so I really wanted to experience what they want to sell for 1.5 L ).The resort was fine; but I would say not the best as I have recently visited other resorts which are much better.Hence I suggest accept voucher, experience the vacation and then decide whether it suits your expectations and if you can plan early evry time ?
Thank you and Ramit and Hemant for those vaulable advice. I have been a frequent visitor to Big Bazaar for my grocery shopping and I have come across innumerable types of guys who sell these time share holiday plans. I am also an avid traveller, taking week long holidays once a year. But now looking at your experiences, I would rather book a tour package every year, rather than spend all that money on those time share holiday plans. Thanks again.
Even my father did this blunder of purchasing from country vacations and he did not know how to use it. he bought it in 2003 and till now he has not used even single vacation. They say you can only sell it and they are not helping us to sell also. My father is receiving from country club an account statement stating that he has to pay AMF for country club. He purchased country vacations and where did this country club membership came we did not know. they said when we purchased country vacations u can use country club for 3 years free and he did not use it also. now every year they are sending remainders to pay AMF from 2004 to till this year. My father was also trapped in an exhibition!!
I too am victim of Country Vacations mis-selling. Thanks god that I bought it only for 5 years (Rs. 90,000).This is how they missell:1. They call couple for the discussion, as there are more chances of fooling one of them and making them emotional.2. They play loud music during sales discussion which creates a hypnotizing effect.3. They lie very confidently in a hypnotizing environment.
Really an eye opening story. I too was about to fall into such a trap 6 years ago.But my good sense prevailed and even after spending nearly 2 hours listening to their crap, I refused to listen further because I was disgusted by their poor sales talk. They said they will not be able to give me the gift. I had foregone it and escaped unhurt (realised after reading your article).Surprising that was 6 years ago; God knows how many crores of fallen flat on these misellings, as you say. Lack of regulators has made the same thing to be repeated over & over.Thanks.
Club Mahindra, like many other organizations, needs to sell the holiday concept and they succeeded where Sterling Holidays failed. It takes quite a bit of effort to sell an expensive thing like a holiday. I was influenced into buying it when they signed me in front of a movie theatre (back in 2003) and their marketing folks came over and did a good marketing effort. I was clearly impressed (it cost me 1.5 lakhs for a Red studio then). I had to upgrade a couple of years later to a Red 1 BR because of the restrictions with ages of children.
One of my closed friends tried to sell me the membership few years back. His desperation was evident based on the continous followups he was doing. Reason give by my friend was that he is moving overseas and hence wants to sell. I went back and did lot of research, even calling Mahindra club office, agent.
After numerous invites, I attended a presentation at Club Mahindra at Chembur mall yesterday, my wife was impressed by the presentation. However, while some of the presentation made sense to me, I was quite turned off by the hard selling that the executive was trying to do and I told him upfront that I take time to research thoroughly before I make a purchase and I walked off when they refused to give me time.
Club Mahindra does too much hard selling and that irritates. They are soft spoken till they finish their presentation, then they start too much hard selling every minute. They ask you to decide before you leave conference room. When I said I will think and come back. They said Thank you Sir. Good bye. I have never seen such impolite company any ware. Anyway that is their business model. Let them run like that.Next morning I called my friend is already member and he also it is waste of money and time to go with Club Mahindra. Reasons were simple and logical. My experience with club Mahindra was people with self respect should not go to club Mahindra office to have presentations.
From enidhi.net I realized that there are lot of members who want to sell membership most of them had bought the membership without carefully analyzing their needs, most of them had become pray of Club Mahindra Sales team and are now unable to use the Membership mostly for following reasons1) Do not get the time for Holiday2) Need to plan in advance of 4 to 6 months to get the bookings of popular resorts.3) Resorts are not in city and food is very costly at resort. EtcAs there is no developed second sell market for timeshare so they are selling it at distressed price It is like selling of a second hand Car.
I found lot of sell postings for various types of Memberships on quikr.com , olx.com and also on enidhy.net websites. And after giving couple of offers and bargain I made a deal of one Red Studio Membership with 23 years left (only 2 years used) for Rs 175000/- ( 55% discount in price for 92% period compare to new membership) and after doing calculations for PMT considering interest @ 10% on 175000/- my per Red Studio day cost works out to be Rs 4200/- (Including annual Maintenance Charges) and my cost further goes down if I travel in white or blue season so I found it worth at this price. Over a period of time only annual maintenance component of my cost (which is 40%) is going to inflate with inflation so probably it will be further cheaper for me few years down the line.AND I BECAME A MEMBER OF CLUB MAHINDRA.
Hearing that a new sales person approached and started narrating the same story that the first one did. My response was the same. What more was needed, they wrapped up a 2.5 hour long hard sell and said bye. Not even a thanks. When I prompted innocently for the voucher, they said they have already sent it through email. I believed them and walked out hoping that the voucher would have reached and I can definitely make an attempt and subscribe. Till now I have not received any voucher that they said as already dispatched through email.
I have red season/ studio membership. I have not utilised any holidays, started from 2013, paid ASF for 2013, 14 days balance, would like to sell. contact me on above email or my mobile No. 9833187216
If anything sounds too good to be true, it may not be true, do not believe.If anyone tries to sell too hard, its not worth it, do not invest.If something seems to be wrong, it probably is, investigate or back off.
Still if someone wants to ruin their finances and get into trouble, please go ahead and buy this blunder. Even I can resell mine for very less in compared to now prices. Pls dont get attracted by freebies they give. This is just like a mouse trapper bread and once you are trapped you cannot do anything but to regret which I and many of my friends are doing. 2b1af7f3a8