Sun.Nov 17, 2019

7 Tips to Skyrocket Performance In Small Sales Teams

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Charlotte Powell You don’t need a big sales team to make a lot of money. Small sales teams can perform incredibly well if you get the right balance of skills, motivation, and resources. But how can you go about that? How can you inspire your sales team to go above and beyond? Below, we have seven tips to get you started on boosting the performance of your small sales team. Run a skills assessment. Begin by establishing where your sales team is strong and where it could stand to improve.

How To Make Motivation Last

Anthony Iannarino

Zig Ziglar said: “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” It’s a classic line from a legendary speaker. If I had to guess the cause of Zig’s zinger, my money would be that it was his retort to a challenge from a skeptical audience member. I want to take a slightly different view here to make a point. Motivation and inspiration are different.


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Predictable Buying


We spend lots of time and money trying to create predictable revenue, increasing the predictability of our sales approaches. We constantly engineer, refine, tune and re-engineer what we do and how we engage our customers to produce POs. Sales Process Sales Management Sales Enablement

TSE 1213: How to Build A Six Figure Income Even If You're Not Great At Closing!

Sales Evangelist

How to Build A Six Figure Income Even If You're Not Great At Closing! Ever wonder how you can build a six-figure income even if you’re not great at closing? Closing is one of the most important parts of sales. It is crucial and every word you utter during closing matters. Terry Hansen hails from Idaho Falls, Idaho. His plan is simple but he still has impressive sales success stories. He’s worked with many organizations and sales reps around the country and helped them boost their sales.

7 Keys to Creating Massive Value in Your Sales Meetings

Speaker: Marc Wayshak, Sales Strategist, Best-Selling Author & Founder, Sales Insights Lab

Engaging prospects in a strong two-way dialogue is something most reps struggle with. In this session with Marc Wayshak, you’ll discover a data-driven approach to sales meetings that yields significantly better results.

Operational Metrics: The Key to Productivity and Profitability

Connext Digital

Every business owner should have a goal for their enterprise. Maybe you want to open three new locations for your Mexicali restaurant business. Or acquire a dozen new clients as you get support from a private label SEO service provider. Or have your mobile gaming collective release a new app in three months. All these goals aim to increase your company’s productivity and profitability. But no matter what your goal is, you will need indicators that tell you how close you are to achieving it.

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Committed To Stupidity

Partners in Excellence

Sadly, every day I see more sales people committed to stupidity. It’s not making mistakes, misunderstanding situations, even some errors in judgement. As bad as those may be, it’s the commitment to being stupid that astounds me. Stupidity is a choice, and I’m stunned by the number of people that are committed to stupidity. Daily, I get invitations in LinkedIn, “Dave, I’ve looked at your profile… ” Yet they never have looked at my profile.

Glaring Mistakes Sales and Marketing People Make in Selling to IT

Sales Lead Management Association

The four questions that make IT managers want to vomit when asked by salespeople. Sales Management

TRANSFORM 2019: Sales Enablement on Both Sides of the Atlantic 


It’s 4pm November 6, and I’m sitting on a plane on my way home to Germany, taking my laptop out to write about two fantastic Sales Enablement events: TRANSFORM London and TRANSFORM Chicago. No other Sales Enablement events on the planet have inspired nearly 1,000 attendees on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. TRANSFORM 2019: Fueled by passion, engagement, learning, sharing, and lots of Showpad customers.

Social Media Success for Every Brand Book


Claire Diaz Ortiz is an American author, speaker, and employee of Twitter. Hired early on by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone to lead social innovation, she was the first employee to write a book about the platform. Diaz-Ortiz has been named “One of the 100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company. She is the author of several books, including Twitter for Good: Change the World One Tweet at a Time; All-Access, Always-On Age; and more.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

In Sales, Are you Thankful?

Don on Selling

Photo by Pro Church Media on Unsplash. With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s always a time to reflect on what we should be thankful for. For some, it’s our family. For others, it’s our friends. Or maybe, we are grateful for our jobs, our health or our money. What should salespeople be thankful for as we are almost closing a new calendar year and looking forward to a new one?

Onboarding is broken – Artesian uncovers common consensus on the solution

Artesian Solutions

In October, Artesian held an open discussion on the art and science of customer acquisition in financial services, and how to tackle the highly nuanced and complex customer onboarding process in business and commercial banking. Attended by 22 delegates from 11 different banks – big, small, traditional, challenger, private and commercial, each came with a different view and a different set of challenges. Not a one size fits all issue.

?? Marketing Hacks


The way that consumers interact with marketing advances has changed in the last few years. One of the primary goals of the sales and marketing teams are to find new prospects and convert them into customers. This has become difficult, though, as the consumer population has become resistant to advertising in traditional marketing methods. People are becoming very savvy in their tactics for getting away from advertising.

?? Signs You Might Be An Entrepreneur


Have you ever thought about transitioning into being an entrepreneur? More people are looking towards entrepreneurial endeavors as they realize that they want to take more charge over their own life. The days of having a 30-year career with a company are mostly gone. People are less likely to partner with larger companies because it could result in a lay off while living in a high-cost area. Instead, becoming an entrepreneur gives freedom and the chance to take control of your career.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!