The 5 Types of Guitar Salesmen

We’ve all spent our fair share of time at our local guitar store, and as a result we’ve come in contact with a variety of different types of salespeople. Whether they’re trying to hit their quota, hovering a little to close to your face, or simply not up to snuff on the gear in their own stores, customers can tend to get a little uncomfortable around certain guitar store employees.

Don’t get me wrong–I’ve learned some valuable lessons from certain salesmen, like the different deals they have running in the store, what financing options are available, and how a 100 watt amp is two times as loud as a 50 watt amp.

The best thing we can do as patrons of our guitar store is be prepared for any type of person we may encounter on the sales floor, so hopefully this video will help you do just that.

Tyler Larson is the founder of the guitar-centric website Music is Win. His entertaining and educational content receives millions of views per month and has enrolled tens of thousands of students in his online guitar courses, which rank among the highest satisfaction ratings of any online educator in the music industry. Check out Tyler’s flagship course Guitar Super System and follow his daily content on YouTube.

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