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Forget SEO As You Knew It

Sales and Marketing Management

Search engine optimization tricks are a thing of the past. Today’s SEO boils down to a few best practices under proper site construction and solid content marketing. The post Forget SEO As You Knew It appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

Must Read - How a 15% Corporate Minimum Tax Will Impact Companies and Sales Teams

Understanding the Sales Force

You may have read that the latest legislation out of Washington DC provides $80 billion for the hiring, arming and training of close to 80,000 new IRS (Internal Revenue Service is the US Tax Agency) agents to nearly double the size of the agency. Did you catch the part about arming IRS agents?


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Double Down on Branding in a Recession

Sales and Marketing Management

Many companies do the opposite of what they should do with marketing efforts during a recession. When other companies are stepping back, smart ones push to the front of target audiences' attention. The post Double Down on Branding in a Recession appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

What Great Salespeople Do Not Do

Anthony Cole Training

I know you have heard it before. You know, the line that goes like this “if you keep doing what you have always done, you will keep getting what you have always gotten.”

The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

The ultimate value proposition is an impactful buying experience that guides people to the best possible decision. But how do you prepare your sales teams to do that? Read "The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future" to find out how to empower your customer-facing teams and thrive in modern selling environments.

Lessons From the NFL to Close More Business

Mr. Inside Sales

Are you ready for some football? The first preseason games are in the books, and coaches are watching game film and teaching players how to improve every week. I read a piece by Peter King from about his conversation with Ellis Hobbs—former cornerback with the New England Patriots.

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The Ins and Outs of Selling To the C-Suite

Sales and Marketing Management

Conversations with senior executives require a completely different approach and skill set compared to buyers at other levels of an organization. The post The Ins and Outs of Selling To the C-Suite appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

Can My Car Uncover Sales Qualification Criteria Better Than Most Salespeople?

Understanding the Sales Force

If your car was manufactured in the last few years, you probably have a rear camera that helps you see your surroundings when you need to back up, back into a parking space, or drive backwards on the interstate at 65 MPH. Okay, maybe not the last one.

Learning Through Lived Experience- Quotes to Savor!

The Center for Sales Strategy

Things you can control around you are countable within the parameters of a single digit. Did that line stress you out? It's true, though. In a perfect world, you're in charge of every action that affects your life. However, the reality is strikingly different.

G2 Review: “Sometimes, Salesforce Customer Service Will Disappoint You”


Our team here at Membrain takes our customer reviews seriously. We see them as an opportunity to understand the customer perspective directly - what’s working, what’s not working, how we can improve, and how we can deliver more of the value that our customers actually, well, value.

5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

The Green Agenda

Selling Energy

It’s no secret that many salespeople are drawn to the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries because they want to make a positive impact on the environment. Helping businesses increase their sustainability profile is a worthwhile and noble cause.

How to Recruit and Retain a World-Class Writing Team

Sales and Marketing Management

There's a better way to assemble a top-notch freelance marketing and PR content team than resorting to the online platforms where anyone can call themselves a writer. The post How to Recruit and Retain a World-Class Writing Team appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management

Flockjay Has the Cheat Code For a Successful Team with Shaan Hathiramani

Sales Hacker

In this episode, we’ve got Shaan Hathiramani with us. Shaan is the Founder and CEO of Flockjay. Shaan started Flockjay as a way to train people from non technical backgrounds and usher them into the tech ecosystem primarily through sales.

How to Use Sales Psychology to Change Buyers' Mindsets

The Center for Sales Strategy

As a business leader, you're well aware of the fact that sales can make or break a company. Unfortunately, simply designing a great product or service won't lead to outstanding sales. Industry leaders today are focusing on a more psychological approach to boosting their sales.

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

Why Are We So Incurious?


If I were forced to identify the single most important capability for anyone, at any level in selling, I think it would be curiosity. I wouldn’t identify prospecting, relationship building, closing, goal orientation, or any of the numerous competencies/capabilities of great sales people.

Sitting in on the Meeting

Selling Energy

Have you ever been in a situation where a prospect tells you that they need to talk to the rest of their committee before making any decisions? Committees are notorious for shooting down projects, so you should be ready to address the situation upfront.

Kaizen and Feeding the Sales Pipeline With Cumulative Prospecting

Sales Gravy

Putting Aside Time Every Day to Prospect Will Keep Your Pipeline Full Kaizen is a theory that developed in Japan after World War II and revived the country, their spirit, and their commerce. It’s similar to what we call “feeding the pipeline,” and involves the art of cumulative prospecting.

5 Ways to Write a Better Change of Commission Letter

The Spiff Blog

Sales commission plans constantly change to reflect shifting business priorities, unstable market conditions, new product releases, and more. With these changes, businesses typically provide reps with something called a change of commission letter– or, sales commission agreement letters.

Roadblocks to Delivering a Competitive Buying Experience

Why are buyer-facing teams struggling and what can be done about it? Bigtincan teamed up with Heinz Marketing in a recent research study to discover the roadblocks revenue-generating teams encounter in preparing buyer-facing teams for today’s market. Click here to learn what you can do today to prepare!

Stop Using These 5 Wimpy Words and Close More Sales


Words are powerful. And the words we choose to use during our sales conversations can make or break the opportunity to close that sale and help that person. Our words have the power to “make” the experience good, bad, or indifferent for that prospective client.

Sales Talk for CEOs: Closing Bigger Deals with Expert Lisa Magnuson (S3:E5)

Alice Heiman

Lisa Magnuson is a mastermind sales strategist and author of The TOP Sales Leader Playbook and The TOP Seller Advantage. Today she joins me on a special episode of the Sales Talk for CEOs Experts Series. The topic of our conversation? Closing bigger deals.

Why Would People Want to Work for Your Company?

Sales and Marketing Management

People are the intrinsic component to any company’s success. So, any business owner or operator must ask a very important question as they build their infrastructure: “What would make people want to work for my company?”. The post Why Would People Want to Work for Your Company?

Use Outreach? Here’s 3 Strategies to Organize Your Sales Team’s Content

Sales Hacker

Whether you’ve used Outreach for two months or two years, having organized content is vital to your bottom line. When thinking about organizing content, my mind immediately goes to shopping. And in the content world, there are only two types of stores — thrift stores and department stores.

Connecting the Consultative Experience

Many B2B businesses have come to believe that there is an asymmetric relationship between the company and its buyers. But what research has discovered is that many of today’s B2B buyers are NOT empowered and they have little interest in being so. Download the eBook to find out why.

The Adapter’s Advantage: Ryan Thompson on Driving Diversity & Fueling Growth


Welcome to The Adapter’s Advantage : Breakthrough Moments that Lead to Success.

COVID’s Lasting Effect on Selling

Adaptive Business Services

“The times they are a-changin’” … Bob Dylan. The arrival of COVID 19 has had far-reaching impacts on every aspect of our personal lives.

Attract More Customers Through Cross-Promotion

Selling Energy

There are not enough hours in the day to find every potential customer the old-fashioned way. Taking the time to locate and forge partnerships with non-competitive vendors or service providers is one of the best ways to maximize your time in finding new prospects.

Channel Partnerships by the Numbers

Sales and Marketing Management

A survey or more than 100 B2B marketing managers revealed some telling statistics on the importance of their channel partnership strategies. The post Channel Partnerships by the Numbers appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. Special Report

The Definitive Guide to the Top 4 Sales Enablement Metrics

See what metrics matter to increase productivity and revenue and your organization. This guide will help you stay data-driven while avoiding data overload.

How to Best Use HubSpot in Your Sales Tech Stack

Sales Hacker

So you have HubSpot Sales but don’t know where to start? You’ve come to the right place. I’m a certified HubSpot trainer with over 30 HubSpot certifications, and I use HubSpot every day.

5 Ways CEOs Can Lead Sales Through a Recession

Alice Heiman

Is a recession looming? I remain optimistic that the economy will continue to do well, but others feel the economic uncertainty. I see it in several sectors. CEOs are getting nervous and laying people off. . Traditional wisdom says you must hunker down during a recession and weather the storm.

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Kajabi Coaching: How to Build and Run Your Coaching Program

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Coaching is a great way to build relationships, develop skills and knowledge, and support people’s personal or professional development. To … Kajabi Coaching: How to Build and Run Your Coaching Program Read More ?. Online Coaching Online Course Software Coaching Kajabi Tutorials