Why Great Entrepreneurs Start Out in Sales

Adaptive Business Services

In an age of entrepreneurism, it’s becoming a common theme that some of the best startup founders come from sales. Idaho, for one thing, is a fairly busy state when it comes to sales jobs in the first place. Sales Teach Competition. Sales Pros Have an Eye for Detail.

How to Adapt to the New Sales Environment: A 2-Step Approach to Navigating COVID-19

Sales Hacker

Let’s look at how you can adapt to the new sales environment brought on by COVID-19, so you can continue to serve your partners, clients, and team members in this difficult time. We still have to find ways to fuel the sales funnel. RELATED: Keep Your B2B Sales & Sanity Intact During the Coronavirus Outbreak. Okay, now that you know how to approach sales in a time of crisis, let’s look at three things you can do to be more effective.


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10 sales pitch ideas and examples to boost your close rate


A sales pitch is a concise, persuasive speech that explains what your product is, communicates its value, and encourages the customer to make a purchase. In this post, we’ll look at 10 sales pitch ideas that will help you create your own. Good Example: A digital marketing sales rep might start a pitch with, “Did you know Instagram is currently working against you?” The sales rep can then provide an answer that aligns with the value of buying their social media services.

Email Open Rates By Industry: See How You Stack Up

Hubspot Sales

As a sales professional, you’re sending emails all day, every day. Here are some interesting findings from the data: Out of the 29 industries, Marketing and Advertising companies have the lowest email open rates. For instance, if your recipient’s LinkedIn profile says they love sailing, your subject line might read “Fellow sailing enthusiast // question about Company X” or “This is naut(ical) your typical sales email.” Marketing and Advertising: 25%.