Mon.Sep 21, 2020

The Crucial Step Missing from Most Sales Training Programs

Understanding the Sales Force

Most companies don't understand that crappy customer service is really a sales issue. When a company's customer service is thoughtful, helpful, kind and thorough, that great customer service actually serves the sales organization.

Sales Scrum Episode #20 – Guest Scott Gillum

The Pipeline

Sales Scrum Episode #20 – Guest Scott Gillum. Scott Gillum is the founder of Carbon Design and a fellow member of CEB’s Sales & Marketing Thought Leadership Roundtable.

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6 Ways to Make Change Management Less Excruciating

Sales Benchmark Index

To say that change is difficult is an understatement. It explains why some of us are still proudly wearing the hole-ridden t-shirt they’ve had since college (guilty as charged). In a work environment, change is even harder. Especially when you’re.

4 Ways to Make the Most of Virtual Sales Meetings

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Leeatt Rothschild Virtual sales meetings have become the norm as a result of COVID-19. However, many sales reps may find themselves unsure of how to best lead a meeting with prospects over video.

How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

Selling in the New Gig Economy

Crunchbase

One of the most profound changes we’ve seen in business and labor in recent years is the growth of the gig economy. According to a Gallup study, about 36 percent of U.S. workers derive some or all of their income through independent gigs. While the U.S.

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What Is Complex Selling? [+Examples]

Hubspot Sales

Understanding different. sales processes and their methodologies is crucial to mastering the art of closing deals. Whether you're new to sales or a seasoned salesperson, you know that sales strategies vary depending on the deal you're trying to close.

Your Roadmap to Go from SDR to CRO (and How to Succeed at Every Step Along the Way)

Sales Hacker

There’s no single path to the top in Sales. In some ways, it’s kind of like selling deals — you have playbooks and guides on how to win, but at each step of a deal, you have to ask the right questions and pick a next move that’s specific to that deal.

SDR’s: Cold Callers or Strategic Partners? (David Dulany)

Tenbound

David Dulany, Founder of Tenbound discusses the evolution of the SDR (Sales Development Representative) role from cold caller to marketing’s strategic partner, and how aligning with the SDR team can make or break the success of your next marketing campaign. Source.

Worst Practices for Sales

Anthony Iannarino

Many fields establish best practices: when professionals have pursued an outcome over a long period of time, they often find the best way to achieve that result. In sales, the best practice may depend on the type of sale you’re making.

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!

How to Build Leaders Who can Build Other Leaders (video)

Pipeliner

The leaders serve as a model for those who are following them. In this Expert Insight Interview, Julie Winkle Giulioni discusses how to build leaders who can build other leaders.

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Behind the Scenes of a Major Product Launch: Keys to Success

InsightSquared

I’m James Davison, Chief Product Officer here at InsightSquared taking you behind the scenes of our Revenue Intelligence Platform launch. . Let’s start with the obvious. Product launches are HARD. There are a million details, months of work, huge investment in both capital and resources.

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Susan Finch Buys the Funnel Media Group Podcast Agency

Sales Lead Management Association

The twelve-year-old Funnel Media Group (FMG) that produces live-streaming internet radio programs and follow-on podcasts has been sold for an undisclosed sum to Susan Finch of Beaverton, OR.

InsightSquared Unveils Industry’s Most Complete and Flexible Revenue Intelligence Platform, Now with Conversational Intelligence

InsightSquared

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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.

TSE 1345: How to Reach Decision-Makers When Selling to Enterprises

Sales Evangelist

How to Reach Decision-Makers When Selling to Enterprises When selling, we want to talk to the decision makers but how do you reach them in order to qualify them as a prospect?

Smart Hacks To Build Brand Awareness Without Investing A Fortune

Pipeliner

The competitive business landscape makes it essential for brands to pay extra attention to generating awareness about themselves. But brand awareness sounds daunting, considering that you will need to beat a large number of rivals to achieve it.

3 Metrics That Matter for Today’s Data-Driven Sales Coach

CommercialTribe

Which sales management metrics matter? The most progressive sales organizations understand that the mark of a highly-effective sales manager is not whether they make their number, but the percentage of reps they get to theirs. But what managerial activities drive those results?

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The Qualities of a True “Superboss”

Selling Energy

What are the qualities in a boss that you admire the most? Is it how they set an example? How they drive you to do better? How they utilize your strengths while making you work on your weaknesses? sales book recommendation sales success recession selling

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

Why Sales Analytics Is Essential to Navigating an Uncertain Market

Chorus.ai

If there’s one thing of value that hasn’t been changed due to the current market downturn, it’s data. In fact, data has become more valuable and even more important since the COVID-19 outbreak caused such a change in economic conditions.

Business Financing Options for People with Bad Credit

Nimble - Sales

As explained by FICO, bad credit is a credit score of 300 to 629. Generally, bad credit is a typical reason that creditors turn down small-business loan applications. Consumers with bad credit scores are deemed at higher risk or more chances of defaulting on a loan.

Getting Finance Behind Your Digital Transformation Project

Cincom

Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and finance departments in general are critical to the success of almost any digital transformation project. After all, in the world of business, support for a project can be quantified in terms of dollars made available for that project.

Four can’t-miss customer panels at TRANSFORM 2020

Showpad

Summer is officially over. And in many parts of the world, the temperatures are starting to drop. That can only mean one thing: TRANSFORM, the world’s largest sales enablement event, is just around the corner. In fact, TRANSFORM is next week!

The 5 Keys to Sales Emails That Set More Meetings

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

So many reps' email efforts could be yielding more meetings--simply by using a better strategy. Watch the webinar with Marc Wayshak, Sales Strategist and Best-Selling Author, to get lots of great strategies on how to set up meetings via email! <

7 Benefits of a Salesforce Native Sales Engagement Platform

Groove.co

Sales engagement platforms (SEPs) are known for increasing the productivity and effectiveness of sales and customer-facing teams, but they also play an essential role in helping organizations increase the adoption and value of Salesforce?.

5 Benefits of Sales Enablement Software That You Can’t Ignore

Lessonly

A well-trained sales rep is one of the most important investments your team can—and should—make. The better-trained someone is, the better they’ll perform. Period. In fact, we’ve found that the top sales training programs improve rep engagement, retention, and productivity.