Entrepreneurs How to hire the right salesperson Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Apr. 02, 2012 8:42AM EDT Last updated Monday, Apr. 02, 2012 9:15AM EDT Know the role and look for motivated people who can close the deal, says Rypple co-founder Dan Debow Want to hire a killer salesperson? Here's some advice Watch More Video: How merchants can connect with techno-savvy consumers Inspiration meets aspiration in this luxurious office How can trendspotting help retailers innovate? Bakers keep bridezilla at bay Treating patients as paying customers 'Don't shortchange diners' One lesson learned: Don't be too self-promotional, says Greg Hounslow Is free stuff and a smile enough? Freshbooks CEO and co-founder Mike McDerment Jill Nykoliation on the strategy of marketing to women How to reach out to customers Comments AA More Related to this Story Entrepreneurs Video: How important is it for entrepreneurs to spend time in Silicon Valley? Entrepreneurs Video: What funding challenges do startups face in Canada?