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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.

Not Too Early To Consider Spring Cleaning

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. I see many salespeople march through the first quarter, heads down working their plan. As we all know, Q1 is pivotal; as it goes, usually, the others will follow. Precisely why I think we should be much more hands-on with our pipeline in Q1.

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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.

Sales Enablement: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Where It's Going

Speaker: Roderick Jefferson, Chief Executive Officer

The biggest problem with Sales Enablement is that there is no one universal definition. If you were to ask 10 different people “What is Sales Enablement?” you would get 10 different answers, none of which would show the whole picture. Roderick Jefferson, CEO and top sales enablement consultant, is here to provide some much-needed clarity on the what, why, and how of Sales Enablement.

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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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.

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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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?

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.

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.

10 Tweet-Worthy Business Quotes For You to Share and Use

The Center for Sales Strategy

Twitter has 330 million monthly active users and 145 million daily users. 65.8% of US companies with 100+ employees use Twitter for marketing, and 80% of Twitter users have mentioned a brand in a tweet.

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? .

How To Effectively Close a Complex B2B Deal

Anthony Iannarino

I wrote a book on how to close complex B2B sales titled The Lost Art of Closing: Winning the 10 Commitments That Drive Sales. The book provides a deep dive into the ten commitments you need to win deals. Here is a summation of the book that will give you a structure for winning big deals.

Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

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.

A Better and More Collaborative Guru

Guru

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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?

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.

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!

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.

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.

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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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).

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.

How (and Why) to Speak Your Customer’s Language

Allego

Understanding your customer’s wants, needs, challenges and objectives is one of the most important factors in selling success. I learned this as a young salesperson, when one of my sales conversations unexpectedly went awry. It was one of the most important lessons about selling in my 30-year career.

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.

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.

Them importance of connecting training and enablement to professional development

Predictable Revenue

There is plenty written about effectively managing and helping grow a sales team.

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.