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In 2001 we were all rocked by 9/11 – a horrific time in Boston that I’ll never forget. The year 2002 seems like such a long time ago, yet with memories etched in my brain forever it seems like yesterday.

Where's Your Sales Beef - Part 1

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In 2001, Wendy’s had a series of commercials asking “Where’s the beef?” ” These commercials highlighted the quality of Wendy’s hamburgers and to differentiate their hamburgers from their competitors.

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Time to Drink from the Glass of Sales Optimism

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since August of 2001. 2017 appears to be one of optimism if we believe a recent poll by Morning Consult. Consumers have expressed the strongest confidence at 113.7 All these positive indicators should also spur drinking from the glass of sales optimism. Credit www.pixabay.com.

How Marketing Fails by Failing to Market Itself

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True Story – How I learned to execute Sales Enablement on a field ride in 2001. In 2001 I was an Account Supervisor at VML, a marketing agency. One of the most difficult responsibilities for a B2B marketer is sales enablement.

Closing Time: Learning Lessons From AI

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In the classic sci-fi film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” two astronauts find their lives in jeopardy when an onboard ship computer thinks it is smarter than the humans that built it and takes over their space mission.

Neuroscience Confirms We Buy on Emotion & Justify with Logic & yet We Sell to Mr. Rational & Ignore Mr. Intuitive

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iii] Cowan, Nelson “The magical number 4 in short-term memory: A reconsideration of mental storage capacity” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, (2001). [iv]

5 Reasons Your Sales Reps Hate Their Jobs and What To Do About It

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unemployment, corporate America is currently facing the most competitive war for talent since 2001. companies spend over $900 billion on their sales forces – three times more than they spend on all advertising media.

How Competency Based Leadership Model Continues to Be Old School

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Back in 2001, two authors by the names of Linda Martin and Dr. David Mutchler wrote an extremely powerful book directed towards competency based leadership model and how this was old school.

Not the “R” Word Again…

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What a roller coaster—this up and down economy—2001, 2002, then the Recession of 2008-09. The same “8 Killer Steps” that I talked about in 2001, 2002, and again in 2008 and 2009 still apply!

The Power of Trust in B2B Selling

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Long story short, with two other authors, we wrote The Trusted Advisor two years later in 2001. Recently I posted about how leaving well-crafted voice mail messages for a prospective customer can be a way to build trust with someone who does not know you yet.

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Friday’s Favorites – Fail-Safe Leadership A Critical Book Review

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Back in 2001, I was exposed to this book, Fail-Safe Leadership , authored by Linda L. Being a notorious bookworm, my office is filled with hundreds of books both hard and electronic copies.

Don't Be "Fooled" By Sales Force Automation Sales Projections

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Havard Business Review also knows this: According to Bain’s 2001 survey of management tools, which tracks corporate use of and satisfaction with management techniques, CRM ranked in the bottom three for satisfaction out of 25 popular tools. Every firm we work with here at Anthony Cole Training Group uses some sort of sales pipeline application.

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Sales Tips for the End of the Pipeline ? Score More Sales

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Sales Tips for the End of the Pipeline. by Lori Richardson on January 31, 2012.

The Importance of Branding in Today's B2B Customer Acquisition

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During Greg’s tenure, the brand ‘Yellow Freight’ went from the unpleasant designation by Fortune Magazine as the worst of five national trucking firms in the LTL industry in 1996, to #1 in the industry by 2001. As B2B CMO’s work to transition their teams to lead generation there is a danger of abandoning brand stewardship. There’s intense pressure to show a return. Branding metrics, even when quantified with reliable data can be looked upon with reservation.

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Tale of B2B Mobile Websites – Webinar Platforms

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No more 2001 stuff, please. I have spent some time ranting a bit about how poor many B2B websites are when it comes to utilizing them on a mobile platform, such as a smart phone or tablet.

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5 Tips for Lead Nurturing to Grow Your Sales Funnel ? Score More.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. 5 Tips for Lead Nurturing to Grow Your Sales Funnel. by Lori Richardson on February 22, 2012.

Welcome to SMS ? We'll Help You Grow Revenues ? Score More.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Welcome to SMS – We’ll Help You Grow Revenues. by Lori Richardson on November 3, 2010.

CPQ Helps Find Buyers

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This vehicle was brought to market in 2001. Before you can sell something, you need to have some understanding of who might buy it. CPQ can help. It’s hard to imagine how a product could be designed, packaged and sold without understanding who would be interested in buying the product. A product configurator forces you to consider those important usage questions in order to properly configure the product delivered in response to the needs of the buyer.

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5 Ways to Get Sales Leads to Fill Your Pipeline ? Score More Sales

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. 5 Ways to Get Sales Leads to Fill Your Pipeline. by Lori Richardson on June 17, 2011. Finding names and contacts is EASY.

10 Sure-Fire Ways to Build Sales for Entrepreneurs ? Score More.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. 10 Sure-Fire Ways to Build Sales for Entrepreneurs. by Lori Richardson on August 11, 2011.

2014 The Year of Execution and Strategy – Why Most Sales Organizations will be Chewed Up and Spit Out

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The Dow, S&P 500 are at historic highs and the Nasdaq is at it’s highest since 2001. I’m asked every year to make a prediction about the upcoming year. Last year I predicted that 2013 would be the year of hiring, that sales people would be on the move, freed from the downturn in the economy and feeling safe, I predicted sales people would start looking for new opportunities. I think I was half right.

3 Top Sales Tips for Keeping Sales Focus ? Score More Sales

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. 3 Top Sales Tips for Keeping Sales Focus. by Lori Richardson on September 19, 2011. Grow Sales.

Lessons From What Not To Wear for Sales Professionals

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These responses were compared against 2001 data. The popular TV show of What Not to Wear provides numerous lessons for Sales Professionals. Believe it or not! Credit-www.allbabypix.com.

Your S.U.I.T.E. Team Can Build Sales in Your Business ? Score.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Your S.U.I.T.E. Team Can Build Sales in Your Business. by Lori Richardson on July 18, 2011.

Of Value Propositions and Elevator Pitches for B2B ? Score More.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Of Value Propositions and Elevator Pitches for B2B. by Lori Richardson on February 25, 2012. IMAGE CREDIT: EASYCOMMS PLUS.

Building Your Sales Pipeline Is Not a One Step Process ? Score.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Building Your Sales Pipeline Is Not a One Step Process. by Lori Richardson on January 3, 2012. Do You Have a Sales Funnel?

Build the Front of Your Sales Pipeline ? Score More Sales

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Build the Front of Your Sales Pipeline. by Lori Richardson on January 17, 2012.

Let's All Champion Sales Resources! Sellers, See This ? Score.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Let’s All Champion Sales Resources! Sellers, See This. by Lori Richardson on November 22, 2011.

B2B Sales Audio Interview with Nancy Nardin on Tools to Grow.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. B2B Sales Audio Interview With Nancy Nardin on Tools to Grow Business. by Lori Richardson on January 5, 2012. Smart Selling Tools.

CRM is the Tool and Sales Follow Up is Key ? Score More Sales

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. CRM Is the Tool and Sales Follow Up Is Key. by Lori Richardson on February 8, 2012. What is the value of a saw if you never sharpen it?

15 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Benefit from a Sales Strategy Session.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. 15 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From a Sales Strategy Session. by Lori Richardson on July 20, 2011. Turn your services and products into dollars.

Book Review of High Profit Selling by Mark Hunter ? Score More.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Book Review of High Profit Selling by Mark Hunter. by Lori Richardson on March 6, 2012. In a world with tens of thousands of sales books, is there room for one more?

Sales: It Takes Work to Be Mediocre ? Score More Sales

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Sales: It Takes Work to Be Mediocre. by Lori Richardson on November 1, 2011. Why not excel if it takes the same amount of energy to be average?

Sales Tips from a Witch and a Ghost for Any B2B Seller ? Score.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Sales Tips From a Witch and a Ghost for Any B2B Seller. by Lori Richardson on October 31, 2011.

Sales Person as Publisher ? the New Way to Grow Sales ? Score.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Sales Person as Publisher – The New Way to Grow Sales. by Lori Richardson on October 20, 2011. The minute I saw the email from Social Expert Mari Smith I knew it.

Watch These Sales & Marketing Thinkers in 2012 ? Best of 2011.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Watch These Sales & Marketing Thinkers in 2012 – Best of 2011. by Lori Richardson on December 30, 2011.

The ?100 for 100K? Program Starts February 1 to Help Grow Your.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. The “100 for 100K” Program Starts February 1 to Help Grow Your Revenues. by Lori Richardson on January 31, 2011.

Sales Leadership – Talent of Relating to Others

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With today being the 11th Anniversary of September 11, 2001 , relating to others is not only a necessary sales leadership talent but a leadership talent that makes sense for all of us to demonstrate. Those who have this ability can integrate personal insights and knowledge of others into effective actions. This is talent makes uses of accurate interpersonal skills when interacting with others.

Thirty Thousand Dollar Haircut ? Power of Referrals ? Score More.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Thirty Thousand Dollar Haircut – Power of Referrals. by Lori Richardson on January 14, 2012.

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Sales Tip to Dear Mike: Unsolicited e-Mail Not Effective in Sales.

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© Score More Sales 2001 - 2012 Sales Tips and Strategies to Grow Revenues. About. Consulting. Training. Press. Speaking. Sales Tip to Dear Mike: Unsolicited E-Mail Not Effective in Sales Anymore! by Lori Richardson on October 27, 2011.