It is getting to a point now that “selling” feels like a dirty word. The unfortunate truth is the perception of selling is very negative.
Sellers are scared of the word
I often receive LinkedIn messages, which formally point out that they are “not selling anything”, but please do check out this link about our product and services.
At several Meetup meetings, the presenters made the point that they are not selling anything. “However, please do check out the brochures at the back of the room”.