Wed.Oct 16, 2019

Sales Compensation Planning: 5 Tips to Improve Performance in 2020


Sales incentives are the number one driver of team performance. Improve your team's performance in 2020 with these five sales compensation planning tips. Incentive Compensation Sales Planning

Get in any door

Sales 2.0

When I started selling technology I was told to get to the office at 8AM so I could cold call CIOs and catch them before their assistants came in. When I did succeed in catching a CIO on the phone (one in say 50 dials) they nearly all dismissed me as a time waster.

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Critical Thinking Skills Examples to Boost Your Credibility


At the risk of sounding preachy, we’re continuing what we started last week in the CONNECT2Sell series on Critical Thinking. Last week, we looked at truth as an absolute standard that buyers demand.

Asking for a pay rise, differentiate from the competition

MTD Sales Training

Episode 37: Asking for a pay rise, differentiate from the competition, quote from Jill Konrath. In this episode we take a look at how you can prepare for and confidently ask for a pay rise. Our skillspill identifies the best ways to follow up with customers.

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!

Mr. Play It Safe Always Loses

Grant Cardone

Trying to avoid danger in a world that is filled with it is impossible. Bad things happen to good people every day. Sometimes you lose money before you make money. Customers betray you for the competition. Your spouse leaves you. Employees screw up.

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Here’s why you need to stop talking about sales opportunities


Words can change your brain. That’s the conclusion of Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Robert Waldman in their book by that title, and they should know. Sales Management Sales Methodology

Make Trade Shows a Dependable Source of Qualified Leads

Alice Heiman

Everyone wants more engagement at the trade shows and events they invest in. Everyone I know would like to fill their pipeline with qualified leads. Everyone I know would like to prove their ROI from events by showing how much revenue was generated from the leads they got. .

5 Google Analytics Access Questions and Answers

The Center for Sales Strategy

Senior Consultants at The Center for Sales Strategy are known for helping organizations grow their sales through training, the development of customized strategy plans, and coaching.

Driving a Kick-Ass Coaching Culture: Dispelling Myths & Adopting Best Practices

Sales Hacker

The post Driving a Kick-Ass Coaching Culture: Dispelling Myths & Adopting Best Practices appeared first on Sales Hacker. Chorus Marquee Partner Sales Enablement Webinars

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

This is why great salespeople are born that way


Great salespeople don’t become great because of the training they receive. They don’t become great because of all the sales tools they employ. And they don’t become great because they are an expert in the mechanics of the sales process defined and promulgated by the experts.

The Bottom Line on the 6 Pillars of Flawless Execution

Anthony Iannarino

Ideas are easy. Execution is difficult. Much of the time, extremely difficult. Whether you are trying to stand up a high-performing sales organization or an operation that serves clients, execution comes with a set of challenges of its own.

6 Steps to Building a Talent Pipeline Framework for Your B2B


Companies hire new talent for a number of reasons. Perhaps they’re growing, or have new goals and needs, or an existing employee is leaving, etc. But, modern recruiters can’t simply wait for one of these things to happen before they start looking for new job candidates.

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5 Keys to Create Massive Value During Sales Qualification

Marc Wayshak

Sales qualification is key to building value when you sell, no matter your industry. Check out my latest video to learn the 5 keys to creating massive value during sales qualification. The post 5 Keys to Create Massive Value During Sales Qualification appeared first on Sales Speaker Marc Wayshak.

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Lead Generation Checklist to Get Better Results Now

You spend time, energy, and money to generate demand and get leads. It's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure. This checklist gives you an easy way to focus on the most critical tasks to get better results now.

Helpful Ideas on How Not to Fear Your Clients

Anthony Iannarino

It is vital that you respect your client. But it is equally important that you don’t fear your clients—or your prospects.

Email Marketing Checklist: 25 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Send An Email


Many of these questions might cross your mind during this crucial moment, and rightfully so. When this happens, you need a good email marketing checklist , and that is exactly what we are going to provide for you. Read on! How does this email marketing checklist work?

Other Surprising Truths About Rep Coaching


I was thrilled when the InsightSquared team asked me to guest post on their blog. I loved presenting at Ramp 2019 , and am excited to continue sharing all of the best practices we learn from our customers here at

3 Salesforce Email Template Tips For Effective Sales Emails

In this blog post, you’ll learn how to write the best sales email template that converts. Keep reading to find out more.

Want to Crush Your Competition? Read How to Build an AI-Powered Selling Roadmap

“If sales reps have the right AI tools and adoption, we see sellers easily closing 3 times as many sales each month.” Hear from 5 experts on steps you can take to reduce non-selling time and use conversational & sentiment analysis to transform how you sell.

2019’s Top Channel Incentive Tips


Incentive programs are critical to any successful channel sales model. By inspiring or rewarding certain behaviors in your partners, incentives can help steer the course for any successful business relationship.

TearDown or Fixer-Upper?

Anne Miller

So you have what you think is a great idea to solve a major problem. Unfortunately, your idea is rather complex to explain to the people whose support you need for it. What do you do? Drown your listeners in the details of your idea?

The 5-Step Formula for a Reliable Sales-To-Service Handoff Process

Sales Hacker

Want happy employees, happier customers, and more revenue? The secret may surprise you… It’s as simple as a solid sales-to-service handoff.

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4 Ways to Focus Your B2B Enterprise Sales Team


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.

Move the Deal Episode 17: Using AI to Improve Talent Strategy with Talkpush’s Max Armbruster

Miller Heiman Group

This week’s episode of Move the Deal features Max Armbruster, founder and CEO of Talkpush. Based in Hong Kong, Talkpush brings artificial intelligence to large-scale recruiting to make hiring and finding talent easier. Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast network: iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Google Play. Delivering a Seamless Hiring Experience.

5 Ways a CRM Can Save Your Start-up

Nimble - Sales

Start-ups are glorified as the new way of taking control of your life, foiling your 9 to 5 jobs and throwing them in the garbage. However, according to the Small Business Trends, only 40% of start-ups are profitable and 30% are at break-even point with 30% losing money.

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The Fourth Quarter: What's Your Plan?

Force Management: The Command Center

Now is the time many of us assess how our year has gone. Some of you may be scrambling to make the number, hinging the year on a few deals that you're waiting to close. Others of you may be riding out the quarter, perhaps pushing some deals into next year to give yourself a little runway.

Why Procurement can and should be the epicentre of innovation for business

Sue Barrett

Procurement, whether they are aware of it or not, are the epicentre of innovation and leadership of complex systems management within organisations and across the supply chain, or at least they should be.

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.

Becoming a Master Networker – Progressive Engagement

Adaptive Business Services

One goal in social networking is to connect with others , in a meaningful manner, and then to develop these relationships. Our primary goal should be to do this with the right people … those who we can best assist with achieving their desired results and vice versa. . Twitter is fairly simple and straightforward. You follow somebody then see if they will return the favor.

3 Salesforce Email Template Tips For Effective Sales Emails

In this blog post, you’ll learn how to write the best sales email template that converts. Keep reading to find out more. RELATED: Sales Email Secrets | Secrets Of Email Prospecting To Increase Open Rates. In this article: The Basics of a Compelling Email Sales Template. Define Your Goal.

Weekly Roundup – October 16, 2019


The CloserIQ Weekly Roundup features a list of the best content we’ve been reading recently. We’ve compiled some of our favorite reads to help you advance in your sales career and build top sales teams. Featured Article. 7 Traits I Look for When Hiring Sales Talent.