Thu.Dec 03, 2020

Sales Prospecting Success: 4 Steps to Creating New Conversations


If you’re just getting started with developing a prospection motion, you might be wondering how to get your buyer’s attention and create conversations with them.

Why Prospects Are Like Fruit: Targeting Your Ideal Client

Anthony Cole Training

Years ago, while attending the Objective Management Group International Sales Conference, Dave Kurlan, president of OMG, talked about how to effectively manage opportunities through the pipeline.


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How Sales Leaders Avoid a Talent Exodus in Challenging Times

Sales Benchmark Index

As a sales leader, you view the revenue planning process as a tug-of-war between reality and board expectations. Did you have a killer year where you blew past your number? The board wants 15% more on top of that next.

Save a Life, Save a Sale – Same Smart Strategy

Anne Miller

This story started out badly but ended well. What happened in between contains a lesson for anyone in sales. I’m Not Going! A friend called 911 when her husband, who was home recuperating from knee surgery, fell and could not get up from the floor.

75% of World Trade Flows Through Indirect Channels - Are You Enabling the Right People?

Speaker: Jay McBain, Principal Analyst – Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems

We are in the middle of a major transformation of how companies go to market – in fact, 76% of global CEOs feel that their current business models will be unrecognizable in the next 3 years – and ecosystems are the main reason why. With the vast majority of business conducted through indirect channels around the world and given structural changes in our economy (before and after COVID-19), new buying journeys, subscription/consumption models, marketplace growth, and emerging technologies, most firms are now considering partner enablement as the key ingredient to survival (and success). The future of partnership ecosystems will be focused on driving intra-firm value creation, network effects, and partner co-innovation – a huge opportunity for firms to grow the right partners and enable them effectively.

Top 5 Recent Insights for CEOs

Sales Benchmark Index

Here are the most popular posts read by our Go-to-Market subscribers. Article: Proper 2021 Planning Will Require a New Level of Focus. Exiting one of the most challenging years many companies have faced, 2021 is the year to capitalize on the market. Article

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Improving Sales Performance: From Team Engagement to Overall Performance

The Center for Sales Strategy

Is it possible to drive sales performance and keep an amazing company culture during these challenging times? And Taja Graham, Vice President of Sales for Emmis Communications Indianapolis, provides the proof in her interview with Matt Sunshine.

7 Keys to Leading a High Performing Sales Team

Sales Manager Now

7 Keys to Leading a High Performing Sales Team. The post 7 Keys to Leading a High Performing Sales Team appeared first on Sales Manager Now. Skills high performance sales sales coaching Sales Leadership Sales management sales teams small business small business owner small business sales team

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How to Succeed at Ride-Along Coaching [PODCAST]

Sandler Training

Mike Montague interviews Antonio Garrido on How to Succeed at Ride-Along Coaching. The post How to Succeed at Ride-Along Coaching [PODCAST] appeared first on Sandler Training. Blog Posts Management & Leadership coaching professional development sales coaching

November Round Up

Shari Levitin

Can you believe it? We only have one month left of 2020. Before we take a deep dive into the final month of the year, let me share with you my top three LinkedIn sales videos from November.

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 Succeed at Sandler Rule #47 – Selling Is a Broadway Play Performed By a Psychiatrist [PODCAST]

Sandler Training

David Mattson, President and CEO of Sandler Training and 6-time Author, talks about his Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek best-selling book, The Sandler Rules: 49 Timeless Selling Principles and How to Apply Them.

What could Salesforce do with Slack?


“This is a match made in heaven,” — Marc Benioff. As someone who has been embedded in the collision of CRM and messaging for over five years, I could not agree more.

How to Connect the Dots

Selling Energy

One of the most important attributes of a true sales professional is the ability to tell the prospect’s story rather than his/her own.

Winning Traits of Best-in-Class Virtual Sellers

Selling Power

The foundations of sales – engaging clients, understanding needs, providing solutions, and building relationships – are the same whether selling face-to-face or virtually. However, sales pros should be mindful of some key differences. Here are several traits sales pros can utilize to get the most from selling virtually. Selling Skills

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.

How to Build Relationships on Camera with Sports Broadcaster Joel Goldberg

Performance Sales and Training

What do salespeople and sports broadcasters have in common? Learn how to build relationships and communicate on-camera with Joel Goldberg. In this episode of “Sales Lessons from a Career on-Camera,” I talk to Joel Goldberg, host of the Kansas City Royals pregame and postgame show on Fox Sports.

The 4 Pillar Sales Process That Generated £10M in Revenue

Predictable Revenue

Kieren O’Connor was breaking company records as a Commercial Director at Nobly POS by 22, and at 25 he is the co-founder of a consultancy that has generated over £10m in sales for its clients and is challenging traditional consultancies everywhere.

How on Earth Was Zoom Video Able to Scale Successfully?


Hilary Headlee took a trip to the hairdresser’s on a Friday the 13th. She remembers this, not because the appointment was particularly important, but because it was a highly sought after occasion for any working parent: a chance to relax.

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The #1 Sales Hiring Mistake That’s So Easy To Avoid


So you’re hiring a new salesperson for your team. Do you hire for sales experience, or do you take a chance on a keen, albeit inexperienced, salesperson? Sales Training & Coaching

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.

Targeting List of US companies with International Employees is Now Made Easy


Do you sell to US companies with an international presence that have employees and offices in other countries? Does your US companies belong to sectors such as International banking, payroll, accounting, Tax, logistics, translation, management consulting, recruiting, outsourcing and etc.

11 Tips on Integrating Social Media into Your B2B Lead Generation Strategy


There is no denying that social media compels brands to be a creative storyteller. However, social media marketing can be challenging. Mind you, some brands struggle to promote their products due to some regulations. So how can you let social media work for you to enhance your B2B model?

What is a sales cycle definition

The Digital Sales Institute

What is a sales cycle? Let us begin by explaining what is a sales cycle and why it is a critical component of any sales strategy. A sales cycle is a map that lays out the step-by-step process that salespeople will follow that maximizes the possibility of a sale.

How to Please Gmail


Gmail forms a large part of a typical B2C email list and can be a challenging mailbox provider (MBP) when it comes to email deliverability. We regularly get asked for the Gmail secret sauce, but it’s not that simple, given they operate a highly sophisticated AI-powered filtering solution.

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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. Specifically, you’ll learn how to: • Engage prospects with authority • Keep your prospects’ attention • Achieve buy-in during sales conversations • Get prospects talking about their key challenges, • Gain a strong commitment before presenting your offer. In short, you’ll discover how to implement a process that helps you close more deals than ever before.

How to Use Customer Data to Improve Your Relationship with Repeat Buyers

Nimble - Sales

We all know marketing is the lifeblood of the enterprise. It’s how we get business, after all. But, in our mad scramble to get as many customers as possible, we often forget to nurture the existing ones. That’s just too big a mistake to ignore.

Ways To Motivate A Team When Sales Are Down


As a manager, you wouldn’t like to see poor sales results. However, declining sales graphs isn’t a pleasant sight for your sales team too. Constant failure leads to demotivation. They aren’t able to think clearly due to low morale. Demotivated sales reps find even the simplest of tasks challenging.

7 Ways Automation Can Help Small Businesses Grow

Nimble - Sales

Automation is an often-discussed topic these days, and you may initially think it is unnecessary or inappropriate for your small business. However, it can provide growth potential for your company, regardless of its size. Here are seven thought-provoking examples of what’s possible.

How to Raise your Fees and Start Selling High End (video)


Do you think that your pricing is right considering the value you bring to your clients? In this Expert Insight Interview, Chris Kenney discusses how to raise your fees and start selling high end.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

6 Steps for a Successful CRM Implementation Process

Nimble - Sales

Why is a successful CRM implementation process so difficult? We’re here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be. Finding and implementing a CRM that perfectly fits your company’s needs might seem daunting.

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Different Types Of Prospects And How To Sell To Them


Your sales success is dependent on your ability to handle and convert prospects into paying customers. Like all fingers of the hand aren’t the same, even the sales world is filled with different types of prospects.

Sales Professionals: Embrace the Change, It’s Here to Stay

Carew International

Carew International has an inside look at how sales professionals have changed their ways throughout 2020.