Salespeople love to celebrate.
From ringing a bell in the office to shouting positive exclamations (YES!) to ringing a cash register, being able to celebrate the victory of a closed sale is a huge part of the sales process. Many times this positive emotional release may be the only thing that keeps a salesperson going — they could slog through a hundred cold calls and facing NOs and hang-ups and “take me off your list” and sad trombone responses before they ever even get to make an appointment — let alone close a deal.
Here’s a fun sales toy that will make quick mini-celebrations easier for your sales team and yourself.
Visiting the website https://raemadeline.github.io/make-it-rain/ and clicking the big yellow button in the middle of the black screen will make thousands of dollars rain down inside the web page. Even better (at least if you use the Chrome browser) is the free browser extension that allows you to click a button in your browser bar and make it rain money on ANY website.
Load your company website in the browser and make it rain every time you close a deal, load the website of the customer who just bought and see your commission dollars rain down over top of the client logo who just paid your rent for the month, or enter the URL of that new car you want to buy or the hotel where you’re planning your next vacation and make it rain the money you’re contributing to your goals.
The only thing I think is missing from this web-based sales toy is a sound effect. When I see those dollars dropping from the sky I want to hear a loud “CHA-CHING!” of the cash register or raucous applause or a huge cheer from a crowd. The good news is that you can buy a button programmed with whatever sound you like and press it for an on-demand rally cry of encouragement or primal scream of victory. Just head over to the “Search The Toy Box” link and enter the term “sound button” to find several versions in a variety of price ranges (I especially like the one connected to a business card holder.)
Sales is hard work, but you gotta make time to have a little fun.