Linda Richardson's Perfect Selling Honored with 2008 Editors' Choice Award

Linda Richardson’s New York Times Best-Seller, Perfect Selling, Honored with 2008 Editors’ Choice Award from

Philadelphia, PA — September 24, 2008Richardson , a leading sales training and consulting firm, today announced that Linda’s Richardson’s newest book, Perfect Selling: Open the Door, Close the Deal. (McGraw-Hill; July; $19.95), has won The 2008 Editors’ Choice Award from  The Editors’ Choice award recognizes the “best of the best” sales training resources and includes websites, blogs, books, articles, videos, and more.

“I can say with all sincerity that Perfect Selling is one of the best books I’ve read on sales in quite some time,” says Jeff Blackwell, Founder of  “Thank you Linda for all you do to advance the sales training profession.”

“The response to Perfect Selling has meant so much to me,” stated Linda Richardson, author of Perfect Selling and Founder of Richardson.  “I’m honored to have this recognition by”

In Perfect Selling, Linda focuses on the sales call, the “moment of truth” where business is won or lost.  This book shows salespeople how to increase sales results.  It provides a virtual GPS to connect, close, and deepen relationships.  The sales call itself is the place where a salesperson’s strategy, preparation, resources, and knowledge pay off and Perfect Selling helps salespeople maximize every minute of the sales call to win more business.

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Richardson  is a leading, global sales training company that is dedicated to accelerating the productivity of sales professionals by ensuring they have the skills, strategies, and processes to achieve their objectives and implement their organization’s strategy.  Utilizing a comprehensive curriculum, coaching, consulting, diagnostic testing tools, and a proprietary customization process, Richardson helps develop the critical skills sales organizations need to win.  Richardson’s curriculum includes sales, sales management, strategy, negotiations, and service training delivered through seminars, one-on-one and team coaching, interactive eLearning, and podcasts.

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Perfect Selling: Open the Door, Close the Deal by Linda Richardson; McGraw Hill; July 2008; Hardcover: $19.95; 174 pages; ISBN-13: 978-007154989-9; ISBN-10: 0-071549897