How a Software CEO Recharged the 2020 Strategy

SBI Growth

For market-leading software companies, the changing economic conditions have had a positive effect on the bottom line. But this has not been without their fair share of challenges, especially for those facing a high growth environment.

Survey Results: How Market Leading Companies Plan to Make the 2020 Number

SBI Growth

We recently wrote about the emergence of the Chief Customer Officer and took that opportunity to survey CCO’s about how they will make their 2020 number. We found that companies had initially been planning on nearly 31% of their 2020.

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How Sales Leaders Should Be Thinking About Innovation in 2020

SBI Growth

Running a sales transformation is difficult. In our experience at SBI, we have found that the organization’s culture, increased collaboration, and focus on value creation are key levers to successfully grow revenue. Additionally, we also see innovation as being a.

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Adapting Your Coverage Model for 2020 and Beyond

SBI Growth

In early March, everyone’s coverage model was forced to change. No longer were we allowed to meet customers or prospects in person, and unfortunately, this still holds true four months later. Which has caused us to ask the following questions: How.

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.

Being Sales Assertive in 2020

Anthony Cole Training

Are there certain characteristics that make someone (or a salesperson) assertive? We believe so.

Embracing New Sales Traditions in 2020

Zoominfo

HenryLSchuck pic.twitter.com/6GCgjTODgr — ZoomInfo (@ZoomInfo) September 30, 2020. Covid has changed everything. From sales processes to how we celebrate holidays, there has been no area left untouched by this pandemic.

3 Things That Will Increase Sales in 2020 and Beyond

Anthony Cole Training

The most successful salespeople are always challenging and adapting their personal sales process to be more effective. However, they don’t challenge the notion of the importance of making prospecting their "A" priority every week.

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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Q2 2020 Recap| Work Smarter, Not Harder

Zoominfo

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who didn’t have …. an unusual second quarter. At ZoomInfo, the story was no different. With Covid-19 hitting the US hard, we had to pivot in a lot of different ways. We adjusted goals. We reset expectations. We said goodbye to the office (for now).

5 Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

Tactics To Help You Meet Your 2020 Sales Goals

Sales and Marketing Management

You could be vulnerable if you’re not sharpening your sales skills and honing the tactics that will help you succeed in 2020. million B2B reps currently selling, as many as 1 million could be gone by 2020. Make 2020 a year of personal bests.

Implementing Core Sales Values to Help Your Sales Culture | Increase Sales 2020

Anthony Cole Training

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Increasing Sales in 2020 | Ask Your Prospects Better Questions

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog, we discuss why prospects object when it comes down to buying time, and why we can't always blame the prospects in these situations.

The Keys to Fourth Quarter Sales Success in 2020

Understanding the Sales Force

The update for October 19, 2020, is shown below: Dave Kurlan sales effectiveness sales tools revenue growth covid-19 pandemicYou're probably going to hate this article!

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How to Lead a Digital-Oriented Sales Strategy

SBI Growth

At this point in 2020, all your competitors have undergone some variation of a “digital transformation” to supplement an end-to-end data-driven, Customer Experience (CX) focused digital sales strategy.

Cross-selling and Upselling in 2020

Zoominfo

In 2020, with businesses in turmoil, many have shifted to focus on growing accounts by upselling more services and cross-selling new product lines. 2020: The year of product expansion? Interesting tidbit: The probability of selling to a new prospect is 5–20%.

How a Pickup Truck Relates to Driving Sales Growth in 2020

Anthony Cole Training

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2020: The Great Teacher

Force Management: The Command Center

Through podcasts, conversations and LinkedIn activity, you’ve probably heard me call 2020 the “great teacher.”. I like to compare the 2020 business landscape to boats in the harbor.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

3 Steps to Drive More Return on Your Partner Marketing Investment

SBI Growth

You Chose to Work With Channel Partners for a Reason. At some point in your company’s evolution, you made the strategic decision to work with channel partners. Maybe these partners had better brand recognition. Perhaps you needed to scale without the.

How a Marketing Leader Relentlessly Drives Alignment With Sales

SBI Growth

Marketing leaders have faced numerous difficulties over the past year, but one challenge is not exclusive to just 2020—sales and marketing alignment.

Increase Sales in 2020| What Makes an Elite Salesperson "Elite"?

Anthony Cole Training

In our second blog post focusing on increasing sales in 2020 and beyond, we discuss the differentiating factors between "elite" salespeople and the rest of the pack.

What is Buyer Intent Data? A Guide for 2020

Zoominfo

The average B2B buyer is mostly through the buyer journey before they ever engage with a salesperson. So how do you intercept buyers in the early part of their journey? You use intent data. Intent data predicts purchase intent by analyzing a prospect's behavior across the web.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Proper 2021 Planning Will Require a New Level of Focus

SBI Growth

No more bets, please. Have you ever been at a roulette table next to the person who bets on nearly every number? They practically cover the board betting the majority of the 38 numbers, 0 & 00 included, not realizing.

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The Impact of Your Digital Evolution on Your Customer Acquisition Cost

SBI Growth

The global pandemic has brought about the greatest virtual sales experience ever to occur. Organizations that were staving off digital evolution were forced into adoption, while those that had embraced digital were positioned for success. In a multi-quarter stretch where.

Are Businesses Releasing More or Less Products in 2020? Depends on Size.

Zoominfo

Any way you toss the numbers, it’s shocking: Companies have launched more new products so far in 2020 than in each of the prior two years. Through just September 2020, companies have rolled out 7% more products than in 2019 and 19% more than in 2018.

6 Lessons for Sales Organizations I Learned on Summer Vacation: Part 1

Anthony Cole Training

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Reader Survey 2021 Sales Pro Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for sales professionals. Here at Sales Pro Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Sales Pro Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button below:

Why Top CROs Care About Sales Velocity

SBI Growth

As a sales leader, it is necessary to understand the performance levers which impact your bottom line. One encompassing metric that can help you understand these levers and improve sales effectiveness and efficiency in 2021 is Sales Velocity. Deciphering your.

Why Sales Leaders Should Care About DEI

SBI Growth

Traditionally, B2B sales teams are mostly dominated by men. Though female sales reps earn a base pay of 33% lower than male reps, women are still paid higher at a commission rate. In fact, 86% of women achieved their set.

The 5 Marketing Conferences You Need to Attend in 2020

Sales and Marketing Management

The following is our list of the five best conferences to attend in 2020: 1. Author: Adam Ortman Each year, it seems like the list of marketing conferences grows exponentially, which isn’t a bad thing.

How Leading CMOs Build Teams That Make the Number

SBI Growth

CMOs commonly struggle with talent issues across marketing functions, more so than their counterparts in sales. Being the benevolent leaders that they are, CMOs often explain this as a consequence of marketeers requiring deeper role specialization, technical skill requirements, data.

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How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing Plans

Speaker: Tom Pick, Chief Digital Marketing Consultant, Webbiquity

B2B Marketing Zone and Tom Pick, a well-known B2B Marketing expert, recently conducted a survey of over 450 senior B2B marketing professionals about the impact of COVID-19 on their B2B marketing plans. The results were not surprising in some areas, but were very surprising in others. Don’t miss this webinar, where Tom will share findings from the survey, from additional market input, and from the audience. By registering, you will get access to the full survey report.

Are Your CSMs Assigned to the Right Accounts and Touchpoints?

SBI Growth

Customer Success has become the focus of many organizations and answers questions such as “how do I retain my customer?” ” And “how do I grow within my current customer base?” ” To ensure your organization is focused on the right CS.

How a CMO Acquires Customers For Life

SBI Growth

Iconic customer programs generate fierce loyalty and accelerate revenue growth. CX professionals also realize that a poor customer experience goes far beyond just a negative review – it places future deals at risk. In his final interview segment, Ryan Hollenbeck, CMO at.

How to Plan Your Digital Strategy for 2021

SBI Growth

As we round out 2020 and begin to look ahead to 2021, the topic of revenue planning is surely at the forefront of conversations between your company’s leadership team and board members.

How to Update Your Pricing and Packaging for Digital Selling

SBI Growth

There’s no doubt that the pandemic has permanently impacted daily life in every way. It’s also clear that corporate digital transformation is accelerating in every way. After all, in 2019, many enterprise sales calls absolutely had to be in person.

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[Live Webinar] Creating Delightful Customer Education Programs that Drive Business Outcomes

Speaker: Daniel Quick, Head of Customer Education, Asana

Every day, customers are faced with a multitude of different, often competing, priorities and your training program is no exception. It’s critical that both your content and your learning experience are highly engaging. In this Skilljar webinar, Daniel Quick, the Head of Customer Education at Asana, will share how he brings his background in game design into Customer Education, and help you do the same.