Mon.Sep 14, 2020

Why B2B Appointment Setting Should Be Part Of Your Sales Strategy

Hubspot Sales

Salespeople tend to be highly motivated and scrappy, reaching their goals by any means necessary. However, just because a rep can tackle every aspect of the sales process as one person, that doesn’t always mean they should all on their own.

6 Steps To Optimizing Your Sales Process


You know the saying, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?” Well, what if you don’t know it’s broken? In the world of B2B, things change quickly. So something that worked a year ago (*cough* your current sales process *cough*), probably isn’t as effective presently.


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How the Pandemic is Reshaping Sales and Service

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Reza Soudagar The pandemic drove many businesses to quickly realign. Some sales organizations saw their pipelines disappear overnight, so they began to reevaluate processes in an attempt to preserve them.

SAP 191

Did Blackout Tuesday impact corporate America? Data says yes.


On June 2nd, the online world — specifically that of Instagram — woke up to a flood of black squares on their feeds. Over 28 million by 11:14 am , to be exact.)

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Podcast 164: Jason Bay On Cold Calling Strategy

John Barrows

Jason Bay is one of the first guests on the podcast to come back for a second episode… and this time he and John are covering how you can overcome cold call reluctance. One of the biggest factors that determine your success on cold calls is the mentality and confidence you begin the call with.

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: When to Respond to Requests for Proposals, and When to Run Away

Sales Hacker

Requests for proposals are a mixed blessing. Completing them can be a tedious, unpleasant task, but they can’t be completely ignored because they can lead to significant sales revenue. The key is to identify which RFPs give you the greatest probability of being chosen, and respond only to those.

5 Questions Sales Leaders Ask to Improve Sales Performance

The Center for Sales Strategy

Inquiry is a powerful motivator. We use it to fuel conversations, problem-solve, and, ultimately, improve sales performance. High-value questions are a driving force to much-needed mental shifts — especially in today’s environment. When your mindset changes, so does your behavior.

Stop Talking!

Partners in Excellence

So much of our training and our engagement strategies involve our talking. We’re taught how to pitch our solutions. We’re given scripts outlining what we should say to our customers. As managers, we too often get into “tell” mode.

Your Meeting Agenda and the Value You Create

Anthony Iannarino

This post is sponsored by INBOUND2020.

The Definitive B2B Sales Playbook: Proven Path to $ Multi-Million Revenues

Sales is at the forefront of revenue growth, and so organizations with highly streamlined sales operations consistently outperform competition. How do you create a path to success and fast-track your way to multi million dollar revenues? Read the eBook.

Collaboration and Communication Go Hand In Hand: How to Harness Their Power


Humans are social creatures. While the image of the lone genius — the person who works night and day alone in singleminded pursuit of greatness — persists, if there’s anything the last year has taught us, it’s that, well, being alone is hard.

Effective Networking for Entrepreneurs: How to Build a Network That Keeps on Giving:

Nimble - Sales

Networking in 2020 made a 180-degree turn due to the COVID pandemic. It stalled altogether in the first part of the year. It’s now catching up slowly but surely.

Sales Engagement Review is Comprehensive

Sales Lead Management Association

A sales engagement platform is the single most important sales tool a company can implement. If you have an SEP you will win more deals than your competitor. This report will help you choose a platform. Sales Engagement White Paper Reviews Why It's Important

TSE 1342: Knowing the Right Time to Ask for the Sale

Sales Evangelist

Knowing the Right Time to Ask for the Sale Sales is about the timing - when to pitch, when to close, and when to ask for the sale. Sales reps need to learn how to nail down this timing to get the desired outcome.

It’s Time to Stop Obsessing Over Leads

If leads are no longer the main goal for your marketing and sales teams, what should you focus on instead to measure success? And how can you optimize your program to create more qualified sales opportunities, faster? Download the eBook today to find out how!

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Selling Energy

If you run a business or are involved in one, there will always be times when the going gets tough, especially now during COVID-19 and the recession. If you’re in charge, it can be a heavy weight on your shoulders, and sometimes navigating your problems seems impossible. What should you prioritize?

How to Succeed at Sandler Rule #36 – Only Decision Makers Can Get Others to Make Decisions [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. The post How to Succeed at Sandler Rule #36 – Only Decision Makers Can Get Others to Make Decisions [PODCAST] appeared first on Sandler Training. Blog Posts Management & Leadership how to succeed professional development sales podcast

The Value of Winning Your Dream Client on the Second Try

Anthony Iannarino

This week, we’re talking about all the ways you can prepare for a Q4 — yes, even in 2020. And one thing you can do for a more fulfilling fall this year: find actually-worthwhile professional development opportunities, even from the comfort of your couch. INBOUND2020 is an immersive, interactive digital experience uniting forward-focused professionals (like you!) with industry thought leaders, meaningful networking opportunities, and change-fueled education sessions.

5 Minute Selling System (video)


How to become proactive rather than reactive in sales? In this Expert Insight Interview, Alex Goldfayn discusses a five-minute selling system. Alex Goldfayn is a global sales consultant on creating systematic and predictable sales growth and the author of his new book 5 Minute Selling.

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.

Making Connections: iPaaS vs. Troops


There are platforms and tools in the market today that make it easier to connect disparate systems. The challenge remains that most iPaaS tools are made for tech teams that know how to speak to systems.

The Present Is Understandably Occupying Most of Our Thoughts, But …

Sandler Training

As we learn to live with COVID-19, all action that sales management takes must be predicated on the necessity not only to create an effective management relationship, but also to maintain it. The post The Present Is Understandably Occupying Most of Our Thoughts, But … appeared first on Sandler Training. Articles] Blog Posts sales management sales management strategy sales manager

The 5 Key Steps to Starting a Sales Career in Digital Marketing

Hubspot Sales

Digital marketing is one of the hottest fields for young professionals entering the workforce. The practice — leveraging digital mediums like email, video, and social media to facilitate customer acquisition — has multiple facets, including elements related to sales.

?? 5 Minute Selling System


If you use a proactive technique constantly, you can make systemic and predictable sales growth. In today’s Expert Insight Interview, Alex Goldfayn discusses this topic through his new book 5 Minute Selling. Visit us on Apple Podcast You can also find SalesPOP! on all major podcast stations.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

The Best Customers are Recurring Customers


At its heart, business is about people. You have a person with a problem: your customer. And you have a person with a solution: your employee. Connecting those two is where the magic happens, and once that connection is made, you can rely on it to bring customers back time and time again.