Getting Over the Selling “Ick Factor”

Does selling give you the ick?

So many business owners struggle with the idea of having to sell – and even if they think they are ok with sales, there’s sometimes still an underlying vibe of “the ick” that makes it hard for them to make offers. 

Let’s face it, selling can bring on a lot of negative emotions. Many of us feel gross, icky, or unnatural when we think about having to sell something.

But… as business owners selling is an essential part of our business. We have to have a good relationship with selling, in order to have a successful business and be able to achieve our goals and make money.


On today’s episode of the Simple Online Business podcast, I’m talking about the selling ick factor – why it happens, and how to reframe the way you approach selling so that you feel good about it…and the people you’re selling to also feel good. (yes this is possible!)

On this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why you feel “icky” when it comes to selling and how to overcome it
  • The impact of negative experiences with sales
  • How to shift your mindset to focus on helping and serving potential clients
  • The importance of transparency in pricing and avoiding the bait and switch tactics
  • The most effective ways to make selling feel comfortable and authentic

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I am Samantha Siffring.

Through my coaching business and done-for-you agency, I help online business owners build profitable businesses without burning out.