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Pushing Pause During the Pandemic

Connect2Sell

Here at People First Productivity Solutions, we're taking a break

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Normal Is Just Another Word For Yesterday

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. You don’t need to look far today to see someone going off about the “new normal.” While it is easy to understand why people choose this lens, I find it a bit self-serving and potentially risky in the current environment.

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Retention is the New Growth – Why Customer Success Is Critical Today

Sales Benchmark Index

Going into 2020, Market Leaders were already counting on the majority of their revenue coming from their existing customer base. Most companies build their 2020 Revenue plans on an assumption of GDP growth, and this assumption has shifted. As my.

Top Tips and Resources for Remote Sales Team Management

Score More Sales

You suddenly have an all-remote, WFH sales team(s). Now what? Learn from others who have been selling remotely already. Success leaves clues, remember? Sales Productivity sales leadership Inside Sales

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Recovering From The COVID-19 Sales Wrecker

MTD Sales Training

Selling is tough at the moment isn’t it? We’ve had over 82 sales training programmes postponed! Some have moved over to virtual channels like webinars and online training but a lot are just waiting it out. You might be in the same situation. If you are, I hope this tip might help you.

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No One To Call? B t

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. The tremors just keep on coming and people keep trying to adjust to the daily change. I understand the initial shock of facing a canyon of empty towers; every one has gone home. Seeming like they took all your opportunities with them. Maybe, but I doubt it.

How a Sales Leader Manages a Remote Workforce

Sales Benchmark Index

Today Scott Santucci, CEO of Growth Enablement Ecosystems, joins us to discuss digital transformation and how it impacts revenue growth. Digital is transforming the market as companies like Apple and Amazon reign supreme.

Storytelling in Leadership Starts With These Questions

Score More Sales

Sports fans inherently know the importance of storytelling. Unless they’re the type who look at the score or the outcome… and nothing else. No highlights. No recaps. No interviews. No social media. No conversations with other fans. B2B sales leadership

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Is Your Sales Team Leaving Money On The Table?

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Andres Lares The phrase “leaving money on the table” is an idiom that means not getting as much money as you could from a transaction.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

23 Tips for Working from Home

The Sales Heretic

The world has changed. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most states in the US—and many other parts of the world—are under “Shelter at Home” orders. Which means that millions of people who used to go to an office every day are now working at home. Most of them for the first time. If you’re one [.].

Assumptions that hold your sales organization back

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. As I mentioned yesterday, I am going to point you to two great books coming just at a crucial time. Today, it’s by George Brontén , CEO of Membrain, and a long time sales friend.

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What Virtual Selling Means for Your ‘Field’ Sellers

Sales Benchmark Index

Your field sellers are certainly not strangers to phone or web meetings, but until we’re clear of CoVid-10, that’s ALL they can do to continue selling. Does that mean your entire sales organization just shifted to an inside sales model?

Podcast 141: Getting Through This With Michael Sadeghpour

John Barrows

We’ve broken away from our usual format with this episode of the podcast, because the world is totally different right now compared to how it was literally weeks ago. Michael Sadeghpour is helping a ton of people keep their mindset in check, even in the most testing times.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

A Failure to Launch?

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Tom Pisello Many new campaign and product launches fail because sellers don’t understand the new solution or didn’t even know about the launch in the first place.

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How We Show Up Virtually impacts Client Experience

Babette Ten Haken

Consider that how we show up virtually impacts client experiences: today, tomorrow and moving forward. Think about it. These days, with no other option but to meet up virtually, both the concept and context of the word “meeting” are in transition.

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How to prepare your sales team for bounce-back after the crisis

Membrain

Most of Europe and the United States has been in a state of response to the novel Coronavirus pandemic for a few weeks now, and most of us are settling into a new sense of “normal.”. Sales Strategy

4 Ways for CMOs to Partner With Customer Success to Execute a Stellar Retention Play

Sales Benchmark Index

It costs seven times more to attract new customers than it does to retain existing ones. Research also shows that a 5% increase in customer retention can generate up to 125% in profits. Given the current economic conditions, customer retention is.

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

Statistics to Prove B2B Sales Can Benefit from Social Selling

The Center for Sales Strategy

Even though using social media to sell has been widely adopted in many industries, the 2019 Media Sales Report revealed that social selling is currently more hype than reality.

The Difference Between Gap Selling and Solutions Selling

A Sales Guy

Gap Selling has been out for over a year now and one of the most common questions I’m asked is, how is Gap Selling different than Solution Selling. Understanding how often I get this request, I thought I’d share my thoughts here and help folks understand they differ.

Brainshark Collaborates with GO1, Enhances Sales Training

Smart Selling Tools

Brainshark Collaborates with GO1, Enhances Sales Training. WALTHAM, MA (April 1, 2019): Brainshark , Inc., the industry’s only data-driven sales readiness platform, and GO1, a leading provider of off-the-shelf, high-quality eLearning content, today announced a strategic partnership.

What is Missing from Our Leadership Now

Anthony Iannarino

It is a difficult time to be a leader. As the Coronavirus pandemic has unfolded, all of us have witnessed our national, state, and business leaders respond. Let’s set aside any political leanings for the time being, as it is not useful to the lessons here.

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

During a Crisis, CEOs Should Lead Internal Communications

Sales Benchmark Index

Market-leading CEOs work closely with their leadership teams to maintain strong and transparent communication with not only their customers but also their employees. Every employee is an ambassador of the brand, and without clear guidance and communication internally, external messages.

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Sales Management Tips for Conducting Remote Sales Meetings

The Center for Sales Strategy

In addition to generating revenue and keeping their sales pipeline strong , sales managers are also tasked with running effective remote sales meetings. In our current work-from-home world, managers need to stay connected with sellers to conduct the following types of meetings: Sales meetings.

The Easiest and Hardest Prospects to Book Sales Appointments With

Hubspot Sales

There are many challenges that come with any part of a sales process — and prospecting is no exception.

SalesTech Video Review: StitchView

Smart Selling Tools

SalesTech Video Review: StitchView. With StitchView, you create specific views that automatically open relevant records from any app – giving reps all the information they need in one view. No more switching windows and having to navigate to the right records in different apps.

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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!

7 things you can actually control right now

Nutshell

We’re all feeling the strain of the COVID-19 epidemic, from the impact that it’s having on our businesses, to the emotional effects of isolation and uncertainty. In times when we feel out of control, focusing on what we can control can be very therapeutic.

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Executing Your Reimagined Go-to-Market Strategy

Sales Benchmark Index

Today Scott Santucci, CEO of Growth Enablement Ecosystems, joins us to discuss digital transformation and how it impacts revenue growth. Digital is transforming the market as companies like Apple and Amazon reign supreme.

Sales Survival: Avoiding Panic, Paralysis, and Pessimism

The Center for Sales Strategy

Panic, paralysis, and pessimism —these “three P’s” are your enemy during any time of disruption and economic downturn. Your best strategy in business (and, in life) is to minimize each of them during this COVID-19 fueled business disruption.