Trend Spotting – 2013

The Pipeline

As we make our way back to work from time spent with family, friends and credit cards, we are about to besieged by a wave of articles, blog posts, tweets, and other sources touting the (new) trends for 2013. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca.

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Make 2013 YOUR Economy!

The Sales Hunter

As you look at 2013, challenge yourself to not set targets and goals based on what the economy says you should or should not be able to do. Let’s all go out and make 2013 not just a good year. Copyright 2013, Mark Hunter “The Sales Hunter.”

Sales Influencers 2013 Predictions

Score More Sales

The 2013 predictions about selling this year are out! At the end of last year, they asked us all what we thought would be the trends for sellers and sales leaders in 2013. Why 2013 Will be the Year of the Buyer.

How the Big Deal Review Will Rescue 2013

Sales Benchmark Index

If you missed Q1, you need a monster Q2 to save 2013. This offer expires on April 30 th , 2013. 41% of b2b sales organizations missed the Q1 revenue target. Historically, 90% of companies who miss the first half, miss the year. Those who missed Q1 tell me a big deal pushing killed them.

7 Must-Have Automated Documents for Sales Success

The 7 must-have automated.

5 Steps for HR to Develop 2013 Sales Leaders

Sales Benchmark Index

Our 2012 sales leader research finds it is still a big fear for 2013. Here are five steps for HR to build a sales leadership pipeline in 2013: 1. The top fear of HR leaders for 2012 was finding or developing leaders. If your company isn’t looking for sales leadership today, just wait.

The Biggest 2013 HR Challenge for Sales is 2014

Sales Benchmark Index

During the interview, I was surprised to hear the biggest HR challenge for 2013. The sales force is tentative - 2013 will be a repeat of 2012. Talent management is a top priority for HR leaders who support sales organizations. Recruiting is critical.

Sales Lessons from Baseball's 2013 World Series

Understanding the Sales Force

So, as in baseball''s 2013 Playoffs, can your struggling salespeople step up and become the performers you need them to be? c) Copyright 2013 Dave Kurlan Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan I love comparing baseball with selling.

2013 Sales Motivation Tune-Up

The Sales Hunter

We’re a month into 2013 and it’s not too early to be looking at where you are compared to your yearly number. Copyright 2013, Mark Hunter “The Sales Hunter.”

Top 10 Kurlan Sales Articles of 2013

Understanding the Sales Force

Also, I did not include the article that was awarded a Gold Medal for Top Sales & Marketing Article of 2013 earlier this week. Here they are in no particular order - My Top 10 Articles of 2013: SALES. c) Copyright 2013 Dave Kurlan

2013 Challenges and Opportunities

A Sales Guy

I was curious about what challenges lay ahead for sales leaders in 2013. I asked 12 of the brightest sales experts what they thought we (specifically sales leaders) were going to be challenged with in 2013. 2013 Predictions; Challenges and Opportunities for Sales Leaders.

Top 50 Sales & Marketing Influencers of 2013

Jeffrey Gitomer

We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. Leadership Sales Social Media Jeffrey Gitomer Blog jeffrey gitomer sales blog sales blog

3 Big Challenges for the CSO in 2013

Sales Benchmark Index

Here are the biggest threats to the CSO in 2013. The consensus on Wall Street is a strong 2013. At SBI, we’ve seen very aggressive quotas and targets for 2013. 2013 is going to be tough year. Remember how unsure you felt at the beginning of 2012?

How To Build Your Sales Pipeline in 2013

MTD Sales Training

On my first day at work, I was given a list of people to call and a phone. I was told that the more people I called, the more success I would have. Well, although it was a partly successful , I soon. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Who are the Top Sales Influencers in 2013?

The Sales Hunter

OpenView Sales Labs has recently released its list of 25 Top Sales Influencers for 2013. I want to share this list, as well as Top Sales World’s list of 50 Top Sales and Marketing Influencers of 2013. 25 Top Sales Influencers for 2013 by OpenView Labs.

5 Traits You Need to Be an ‘A’ Player in 2013

Sales Benchmark Index

5 Traits You Need to Be an ‘A’ Player in 2013. As a sales rep, every so often you must ask yourself the question: Are you aiming for the bull’s-eye…or wearing it? This article will help you figure this out, as well as identify next steps.

Finish 2013 Strong so You Can Start 2014 Right

The Sales Hunter

One of the most important reasons for finishing strong in 2013 is it becomes a springboard for starting 2014 right. I just think if you coast now, you won’t be able to psych yourself up enough to compensate for your poor performance in the 4th quarter of 2013.

Top 10 Sales Leadership Tips From 2013 - So Far

Understanding the Sales Force

Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan On the heels of The Top 5 Sales Leadership Articles of 2013 comes the Top 10 Sales Leadership Tips of 2013. Each of these tips are excerpts from articles I wrote during the first six months of 2013. c) Copyright 2013 Dave Kurlan

Jeffrey Gitomer’s First Live Webinar of 2013!

Jeffrey Gitomer

The post Jeffrey Gitomer’s First Live Webinar of 2013! Tweet You have to take pride in your achievements and your accomplishments. That pride, that ownership, and that responsibility will lead you to the next achievement. appeared first on Jeffrey Gitomer’s Sales Blog.

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The Case for Smarter CRM in 2013

Score More Sales

Mid-sized companies need better tools to help understand what customers need and want. Mid-sized companies also need better ways to help the sales team capitalize on potential and actual sales opportunities.

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Make 2013 a “No Excuse” Year

The Sales Hunter

A new year will soon begin and one resolution you need to make to yourself is to not make any excuses in 2013. Make 2013 the year it all comes together. Right now is the time to start organizing the key objectives of each quarter in 2013. Make 2013 the year you’re prepared.

The #1 Killer of 2013 Product Launches (and how to beat it)

Sales Benchmark Index

The new product launch is around the corner. You are counting on your product marketing manager for a successful launch. Are they up to the task by using a Buyer’s Process Map as their content guide? One of the best movies of the 1980’s was Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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Ready Set Boost Event Featuring Jeffrey Gitomer | June 19, 2013

Jeffrey Gitomer

The post Ready Set Boost Event Featuring Jeffrey Gitomer | June 19, 2013 appeared first on Jeffrey Gitomer’s Sales Blog. Tweet RSS readers click here for video. GET YOUR TICKETS HERE! Make people want to know you by the business, market, and community actions you take.

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3 Key Must Have Sales Strategies for 2013

A Sales Guy

If you run or lead a sales team, there are a bazillion things your 2013 sales strategy can and should contain. Every sales and marketing organization’s 2013 strategy needs to contain a content driven lead generation campaign. Take a look at your 2013 plan.

What is the State of Marketing in 2013

Score More Sales

You can download the complete results from the IBM State of Marketing 2013 Global Survey. The post What is the State of Marketing in 2013 appeared first on Score More Sales. It is time to review how a customer experiences your brand says IBM.

Top 5 Sales Leadership Articles of 2013 - So Far

Understanding the Sales Force

c) Copyright 2013 Dave Kurlan Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan I found it difficult to select the top 5 articles because top 5 means different things to me. Most Popular? Most Commented? Most Linked To? Favorite? Written in the last 6 months? Read in the last 6 months?

What’s New in the Sales World for 2013?

The Sales Hunter

” We’re now in 2013, and although it may seem like things haven’t changed, they have. Can you honestly say you know the key issues your customers are going to face in 2013? Copyright 2013, Mark Hunter “The Sales Hunter.”

30 Web Tools in 30 Days 2013 Edition

Fill the Funnel

I have done my best to make it worth bookmarking and coming back each day to learn about one of the cool new tools in the 2013 Edition of 30 Tools in 30 Days. Original article: 30 Web Tools in 30 Days 2013 Edition ©2013 Fill the Funnel.

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Best Of 2013: Sean McPheat’s Top 10 Sales Blogs As Voted By You

MTD Sales Training

With 2013 drawing to an end shortly, I wanted to share with you the top 10 posts from the MTD Sales Training blog this year. All of these posts have been voted for by you as being the most. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Sales Tips top sales tips top ten sales blogs

Observations On Dreamforce 2013

Partners in Excellence

At Dreamforce 2013, the first 45 minutes was spent on “Making A Difference,” helping everyone focus on the broader, higher purpose each of us has. It’s taken me a couple of weeks to sort some of my thoughts on this year’s Dreamforce.

5 Marketing Trends That will Impact 2013

Sales Benchmark Index

From my point of view, three big trends will affect marketing planning in 2013. As we head into 2013, it is taking on new meaning. An important step to take for 2013 is to bring these together into a comprehensive digital marketing strategy that best connects with your customers.

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See Jeffrey Gitomer LIVE in Greeneville, TN | Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Jeffrey Gitomer

The post See Jeffrey Gitomer LIVE in Greeneville, TN | Wednesday, June 19, 2013 appeared first on Jeffrey Gitomer’s Sales Blog. Tweet The promo code GITOMER grants a special ticket price of $99 for our fans!

The Worst Sales Call of 2013

Sales Benchmark Index

In 2013 our consultants attended 463 live sales calls. These “experts” used the entire 2013 SKO meeting to “train” the sales force. We always compare notes with each other, singling out especially successful or poor appointments.

Medical Sales – Blog Round-up – Fall 2013

Sales Training Connection

If you missed some of our medical sales and medical device blogs posts, here’s a chance to look at our most popular posts appear during 2013 – in the Medical Sales – Blog Round-up. Medical Sales.

20 GREAT COMPANIES TO SELL FOR IN 2013

HeavyHitter Sales

Based upon my experience, here’s my list of the best companies to sell for in 2013. Cadence Design Systems  www.cadence.com – 2012 was a big year for Cadence with revenues growing to $1.326 billion… 2013 promises to be even better. 

Jeffrey Gitomer – Named one of the Top Sales & Marketing Influencers for 2013

Jeffrey Gitomer

The post Jeffrey Gitomer – Named one of the Top Sales & Marketing Influencers for 2013 appeared first on Jeffrey Gitomer’s Sales Blog. Sales Sales Management Success Jeffrey Gitomer Sales Training sales sales blog sales training sales training program top sales trainer

Better Conversations Will Produce a Better 2013

Sales and Marketing Management

Issue Date: 2013-01-02. Author: Chris Bijou. Teaser: The greatest assets any sales team has are the best responses they provide to current and potential clients. Collaborating as a team to improve responses and conversations should be the highest priority of sales teams for the coming year. Here are 10 traits that will help improve sales teams’ conversations and push each team member to become a quota-busting salesperson.

2013 TOP SALES TRENDS

HeavyHitter Sales

Here’s one of my recent Harvard Business Review articles titled “TOP TEN SALES TRENDS FOR 2013.”.   What are the top business-to-business sales trends for 2013? For 2013, it’s not only what you say, but equally important, how you say it.

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Operationalize Personas to Meet Your 2013 Goals

Sales Benchmark Index

Do you want to increase sales and meet your 2013 goals? Finally, subscribe to our blog and continue to learn about Buyer Personas and how they will help your organization meet your 2013 goal. Hey, Sales Operations leaders.

Sales 2.0 2013 Conference - My Featured Tweets #S20C

Pointclear

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