Fri.Jun 21, 2019

Reps Don’t Coach Their Peers Enough (and How You Can Change That)

If you’re in sales management, leadership, or enablement, you have to have already read our coaching ebook and blog series! If not, here’s a great breakdown for you: We first published The MASTER Guide: How to create a coaching culture in your sales team. (No No great cultures happened overnight.

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Your Reputation Arrives Before You Do

The Sales Hunter

Before a prospect meets with you, they do one thing: Google your name and your company! They want to see what the Internet says about you. How well or poorly does the Internet speak of you? Watch my video on this here! It’s not good enough to just have a social media reputation that isn’t stupid.

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Declare Independence From Your Own Obstacles

Anthony Cole Training

As we approach the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, our own Walt Gerano shares his thoughts regarding the obstacles holding us back from experiencing the sales success we desire. qualifying prospects freedom sales prospecting getting sales decisions

Never Make the Mistake of Allowing Your Champion to Sell for You

Anthony Iannarino

One of the most important trends in B2B sales today is the customer’s strong desire for consensus before moving forward with an initiative.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

Face the Truth

Grant Cardone

In life, do you face the hard truths or do you run from reality? Sometimes I’m not likable to some people because I say the truth and I say what’s on my mind. I’m not filtered. I say certain things that maybe aren’t politically correct.

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Create a Sales Plan That Actually Works (Tips + Template)

Sales Hacker

True success always starts with a plan. And for sales success, nothing beats a strategic sales plan. Designed specifically to help your sales team drive more sales, a sales plan can show you where you’re at, where you want to be, and even more important, how to get there.

Customer Interaction – Engage with Customers on These Social Media Platforms


Should salespeople connect with buyers or customers on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook? It depends on several aspects. Yes, you want to be as top-of-mind as possible when it comes to digital selling. However, you need to be cautious of offending your customers if you have opposing belief systems.

A Normal Close Rate – And How to Improve It | Sales Strategies

Engage Selling

?????????????????????I often get asked: what is considered a normal close rate and how do I improve it? What’s Considered a Reasonable Close Rate?

What To Put And Not To Put On Your Marketing and Sales Resume

Because a marketing or sales resume can make or break your career, knowing how to write a resume for a job is essential. Here are the three biggest mistakes in resume writing to avoid at all costs.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

How To Prepare For Your Next Negotiation

The Accidental Negotiator

A thorough negotiation preparation process requires plenty of time Image Credit: Photo Monkey. The next time that you start a negotiation, what will be running through your mind?

How Email Triggers Can Generate More Sales


To overcome the issue automating your emails is one of the best ways to increase your sales. You can send emails to the right person at the right time. It is not activated all the time, but whenever a particular event occurs, or your website indicates something, it is sent automatically to the users.

6 Reasons Marketing And Sales Should Work Together

Women Sales Pros

Strategies To Drive Sales It’s an age old problem, the friction between marketing and sales.

The Buyer’s Journey: Seek a Solution

KO Advantage Group

As previously mentioned in one of my blog posts, the buyer's journey has five stages: awareness, seeking a solution, collaboration, decision, and experience. Customers go through these phases when looking for a particular product or service.

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Successful Social Selling Best Practices Guide

This best practices guide focuses on helping you organize, harness and capitalize on the information, buying signals and qualified prospects identifying themselves to you online every single day.

Here's My Free Networking Template for Tracking New Connections

Hubspot Sales

You know what sucks about networking? Keeping track of everyone you've spoken with. I attend events, send emails, tweets, the whole networking nine-yards. But it often feels like I'm shooting shotgun pellets into the distance in the middle of the night.

The Negotiation Tactic Sabotaging You Every Time You Close.

MJ Hoffman

We’re in the final weeks of the quarter. I guarantee almost every salesperson who sends out a contract today will use the last day of the year as the expiration date. It might seem logical to give your prospect several weeks to review and sign your proposal, but this is a huge mistake.

Mindset For Selling Success


Creating Confident Salespeople. Tom Abbott, founder of The Sales Optimisation Company, speaker, consultant, and author helps companies build high-performance sales teams through training on his 7 pillars and 29 strategies for selling success.

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Why Joining a Hyper-Growth Company Can Accelerate Your Career


Most people love free catered lunches, ping-pong tournaments, and team outings to the ballpark — but these perks aren’t the workplace differentiators they used to be. Competition for talent is fierce, and modern companies are pulling out all the stops to attract and retain the best people.

In the Race to Win More Customers, Sales Needs Digital Transformation

Salesforce users were surveyed about the forces shaping today's workplace. Discover the results and why investments in digital transformation and automation are pushing sales teams ahead.

How to Succeed at Sharing the RACI Stuff [Podcast]

Sandler Training

This year, on Fridays, Dave talks about the attitude, behavior, and techniques of successful sales managers as he shares his thoughts on the 49 Sandler Rules for Sales Leaders. Listen Time: 13 Minutes. Management & Leadership

Weekly Roundup: Lead Qualifying Hacks + More

The Center for Sales Strategy


Let’s Talk Sales! Inspirational Quote by Henry Kaiser – Episode 162

criteria for success

Today's quote from Henry Kaiser is about problem solving. Read on to learn more about this week's Let's Talk Sales inspiration! Henry Kaiser Quote This month's theme highlights the importance of problem solving! And today's quote comes from Henry Kaiser, an American Industrialist and the father of modern american shipbuilding. He said: "Problems are only [ ] The post Let’s Talk Sales! Inspirational Quote by Henry Kaiser – Episode 162 appeared first on Criteria for Success.

The Simplest, Easiest Skill, 95% of Salespeople Don’t Know from Andrea Waltz

Sales Lead Management Association

Yes, this is another rag on what our parents did wrong and from Andrea Waltz we understand the limits this has imposed on salespeople. CRM Radio Sales Management

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Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

A step-by-step guide for building a comprehensive training playbook for your sales team.

The Small Retrofit

Selling Energy

Have you ever been in a situation where a prospect doesn’t want to approve an energy efficiency project because they think it’s too small? Maybe the prospect says they want to wait until they do a major retrofit of the whole building before making any changes?

Insight on the Sales Tech Stack (of the Present and Future)

The Bridge Group

Gartner's 2019 Current and Emerging Technologies in Sales is making the rounds on LinkedIn. I’ll be honest, I spent quite some time trying to grok what it was saying. I’m more of a numbers person than a visual learner, so I made a bit of a remix.

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