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Why Your Talent Pipeline Is the Key to Making Your Number

Sales Benchmark Index

Anyone that has ever led a sales organization of any size has probably experienced the feeling of realizing you are not going to make your number. As a sales leader, this is your primary objective; it is what drives any.

Has Sales Lost Its Sense Of Humor?

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. No joke, I think people in sales and the industries around it, need to lighten up a bit. I know sales is a high-stake endeavour, but it gets that much more difficult if you forget to laugh.

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5 Keys to Successful Sales Coaching & Growth

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog post, we dive into the 5 Keys to Successful Sales Coaching & Growth and the idea that data can help you discover real-time information about your salespeople. This data allows everyone in your organization to make real-time decisions and real-time and intentional coaching decisions.

Don't Forget Non-Verbals When Working on Your Sales Communication Skills

Connect2Sell

Imagine your body has a straight vertical line running from the top of your head to the tips of your toes. We’ll call this your midline. soft skills for sales professionals Sales Communication Skills

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Successful Social Selling Best Practices Guide

This best practices guide focuses on helping you organize, harness and capitalize on the information, buying signals and qualified prospects identifying themselves to you online every single day.

Dust off some CRM records

Sales 2.0

This post is about an interesting place you can look for “suspects” when you are prospecting. This is a place that is super-obvious, but as with many real world things, often not utilized: your company’s own CRM/old contact lists. I’ve seen the scenario umpteen times.

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3 Skills for Influencing the Customer’s Thinking

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Andrea Grodnitzky The sales professional has the job of encouraging the customer to become comfortable with the idea of committing to a product or a service.

Increase Your 2020 Sales With These 9 Sales Productivity Tools

Anthony Cole Training

It's a new year and we have some new content to share with you here at Anthony Cole Training Group. If you're looking to increase sales this year and beyond, then you're in the right place!

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Eight Ways to Boost Your Confidence

The Sales Heretic

Study after study has found that the #1 buying factor is confidence. More than anything else, people choose the brand, the product, and the salesperson they have the most confidence in.

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A Winning Sales Strategy Starts with Your Customer, Not with Digital

No More Cold Calling

Put people before technology in your prospecting. Digital isn’t a sales strategy, hope is not a strategy, referrals are not a strategy, marketing is not a strategy. Sales strategy isn’t yours or mine. It’s your company’s strategy for attracting customers. Not much has changed over the years.

Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

A step-by-step guide for building a comprehensive training playbook for your sales team.

Self-Employment Productivity Guide: How to Be Productive When You Don't Have a Boss

Hubspot Sales

Being your own boss is great. You have final say in decision making; you get to choose your team, have the potential to earn limitless revenue, and in general, have more freedom than a typical nine-to-five job.

Buying Questions? Here’s What to Do

Mr. Inside Sales

I was listening to a client’s closing call last week, and when the prospect asked a buying question, the rep answered it and then just remained quiet. What should she have done? What would you have done?

Podcast 135: The Broken Prospecting & Sales Process With Jake Dunlap

John Barrows

Jake Dunlap joins us on the podcast this week to talk about where and why the prospecting/sales process is broken. Jake’s seen a lot of companies change their thinking on sales methodologies, activity metrics and their general approach to the sales process. But what’s broken?

Top 5 Sales Conferences You Should Attend in 2020

Allego

Are you ready for your best year yet? The selling process, especially in B2B, is complex. Knowledgeable buyers and sophisticated solutions have made the job of a salesperson more demanding. Staying up to date in an era of change means that you must continuously refine your sales practice.

7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

Executive Interview with StitchView Co-Founder, Ryan Erickson: Sales as a Buying Experience

Smart Selling Tools

Executive Interview: with Ryan Erickson, Co-Founder StitchView. In this series, we ask Sales Tech Executives to talk about Selling as a Buying Experience. NANCY: SHOULD SELLING BE VIEWED AS A BUYING EXPERIENCE AND WHY? .

3 Ways to Fail Fast and Win Quickly in Sales

The Center for Sales Strategy

If you fail two out of every three at-bats in the Major League, you'll end up in the Hall of Fame. If you fail 90% of the time as a venture capitalist, you'll end up being a multi-millionaire—possibly a billionaire. So, why are salespeople afraid to fail?

5 Ways to Raise Your Prices with Confidence

Anthony Iannarino

Over time, the price you charge your client is inadequate, no longer allowing you to create the value they’ve come to expect from you. All of the inputs you invest in to serve them increase over time, and at some point, you have to raise your prices, just like your client raises their rates.

Sales Volume: Why It Matters and 10 Ways to Increase It

Hubspot Sales

Picture this: your company just launched a brand new product that is supposed to be a game-changer for your business. Not only is the product innovative, but it answers a direct need your customers have and your company is planning for it to be a hit with buyers and stakeholders.

Fulfilling Today's (Changing) eLearning Needs

Speaker: Bryan Marriott, President, P1 Learning

eLearning cannot be a “one size fits all” proposition. It’s not enough to post 1,000+ courses and leave training up to chance. Join Bryan Marriott, President of P1 Learning, as he walks through the process of identifying learner needs, and then delivering training that specifically addresses those needs – in a short, effective, and entertaining manner.

Do Your Strategic Business Stories address Unmet Client Needs?

Babette Ten Haken

Addressing unmet client needs is the key to designing the products, services, programs and systems which best serve customers. Over the long-haul. When client retention is the objective. Yet the strategic business stories you tell often do not address those long-term, stated or unstated client needs.

PODCAST 97: How To Approach Changing Trends In The Global Economy w/ Tameka Vasquez

Sales Hacker

This week on the Sales Hacker podcast, we speak with Tameka Vasquez , AVP of Global Marketing for the High-Tech and Manufacturing division at Genpact. Tameka is a Marketing and Business Development Strategist and educator with nearly a decade of experience in the tech industry.

How to Choose Sales Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that Align With Your Business Goals

The Center for Sales Strategy

Your sales team has goals. In order to evaluate the activities that are being performed in pursuit of those goals, you need measurable indicators known as Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

What to Do When You Know They’re Not the Sole Decision-Maker

Anthony Iannarino

You’ve acquired a contact to act as your champion or sponsor. They are motivated to change, and they are engaged in exploring their options with you as their strategic partner.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

Stop your churn and grow faster with a customer success mindset

Membrain

Every year, businesses lose billions of dollars in sales due to bad customer service. In 2016, a survey from NewVoiceMedia quantified the amount of money lost that year by US businesses at roughly $62 billion. Sales Process Sales Management

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The 7 personality traits all great salespeople have

Nutshell

What makes a great salesperson? Are some sellers blessed with supernatural selling abilities, and destined to close more deals than you and I could ever dream of? Or are there specific personality traits that can be intentionally developed to boost your sales numbers?

Speed Up Your Sales Cycle With Lead Scoring: 4 Simple Steps

Sales Hacker

Whether you have too many leads or too few, prioritizing leads is a gamechanger. It’s your secret to finding the diamonds in the rough when you need more qualified leads, without increasing headcount.

Weekly Roundup: Sales Skills Your Team Needs, How to Shorten Your Sales Cycle + More

The Center for Sales Strategy

- MOTIVATION -. "A A team is not a group of people that work together. A team is a group of people that trust each other.". Simon Sinek. AROUND THE WEB -. > > Sales Skills Your Team Needs for 2020– CloserIQ. 2020 is officially underway.

Sales Training That Gets Results – With or Without Classroom ILT

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, VP Sales Enablement Services, SPASIGMA

Most sales ILT (instructor-led training) has historically not been very effective, if we consider “effective” to mean “changes behavior, improves results, or produces a ROI.” In this webinar, sales enablement expert Mike Kunkle will break down how modern technology removes the need for ILT in sales training - and will also explain how to effectively integrate ILT into your modern training, if you want to continue using it!