How do I start a Career in Sales & Marketing?

I find a Career in Sales & Marketing very interesting. I want to first understand What a Career in Sales & Marketing entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Sales & Marketing. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Sales & Marketing, when I came across:

Meena Sharma's professional point of view!

Meena Sharma has 11 years of professional experience in Sales & Marketing. Meena Sharma has worked in Sales & Marketing as Sales Manager in Automobile Industry. In Meena Sharma's own words, this is how Meena Sharma got into Sales & Marketing: "After completing my Schooling from St Thomas, Dehradun, I did my Graduation from DAV. I also did a course in Public Relations from Polytechnic. After that, I have worked in the automobile industry as a Sales Manager for 10 years. Later on, I joined Looks Unisex Salon as a Manager. In 2016, I started my own salon called Hair Indulgence Salon." Meena Sharma has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on:

Career Video on Sales & Marketing

In a video, Meena Sharma has talked about various aspects of a Career in Sales & Marketing. Meena Sharma started by explaining Sales & Marketing as: "Sales, is marketing a particular product at the right price to the right person. Marketing is how one markets that product and makes the audience aware of the same whether through strategies or otherwise." It was an amazing video with great information.

It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Sales & Marketing, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Sales & Marketing. Meena Sharma touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Product Detail & History
  • Personal Grooming
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Finance
  • Insurance & Registration
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Meena Sharma then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Sales & Marketing:
  • Documentation
  • Communication & Convincing
  • Driving Skills
  • Patience
  • Public Relations
  • Follow Up
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Meena Sharma believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Sales & Marketing:
  • Networking
  • Perks
  • Growth Opportunities
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Meena Sharma believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Sales & Marketing:
  • Competition
  • Target Oriented
  • Client Satisfaction
  • No Fixed Working Hours

In the final section of the video Meena Sharma talks about How a day goes in a Career in Sales & Marketing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Sales & Marketing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

After having learnt about a Career in Sales & Marketing I was curious about LifePage. Career Counseling has a new meaning with LifePage. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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