Wed.Feb 12, 2020

The Advanced Guide to Inside Sales: Strategy, KPIs, and Tools for Success

Sales Hacker

Inside sales jobs are growing at a staggering rate, and it’s not hard to see why. Most companies offer uncapped commissions for their inside sales positions. Almost any lifestyle you can imagine for yourself is possible with an inside sales role.

Listening Tops the List of Must-Have Communication Skills for Success in Selling


Listening well improves business results, including sales. Consider these findings: A study of 267 leading U.S. businesses found that upgrading team members’ communication effectiveness is associated with a 30% improvement in the organization’s market value.

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3 Things That Will Increase Sales in 2020 and Beyond

Anthony Cole Training

The most successful salespeople are always challenging and adapting their personal sales process to be more effective. However, they don’t challenge the notion of the importance of making prospecting their "A" priority every week.

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5 trends in gaining more customer insight

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Umberto Milletti All trends point to 2020 being more focused on the B2B customer, with data and insights as the key to understanding their needs. Marketing and sales have switched to account-based everything, which crystallizes focus on the customer.

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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.

Sales Manager's Takeaways From Talent Training

The Center for Sales Strategy

The majority of participants that attend a “typical” training program or workshop will forget 70% of what they were taught within two weeks.

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Crossing Your Financial Rubicon

Grant Cardone

WHAT IT REALLY TAKES TO BUILD AN EMPIRE. A quick story that you may have learned in history class… but the teacher probably never told you the real lesson you can actually learn from it. In 334 B.C.,

What Happens If You Forget The Email And Pick Up The Phone

Anthony Iannarino

How much a specific medium appeals to you is not a measure of its effectiveness. Believing that email is efficient is to misconstrue the definition of efficiency. As it pertains to email sales, anything you can do over email can be done better in a face-to-face meeting or by telephone.

Objections or Opportunities? Your Mindset Matters


Last summer I visited Yellowstone National Park with my family. We looked forward to hiking, seeing cool geysers, and were hopeful we’d have the opportunity to see a real grizzly bear in the wild.

Green Circle Growth: Get Serious About Quarterly Reviews

Engage Selling

Quarterly business reviews are essential for understanding potential growth with existing customers, retention issues and future opportunities.

Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

Can purpose help you sell more in b2b?


In the retail world, talk of “purpose-driven organizations” is all the rage. Millennials and Gen-Z’ers, they say, care more about purpose than previous generations. CEO Advice

7 Counterintuitive Tips to Build Rapport with Your Customers

Marc Wayshak

Want to build rapport with your customers? The right way to do it might surprise you. Check out these 7 counterintuitive tips to build rapport with your customers. The post 7 Counterintuitive Tips to Build Rapport with Your Customers appeared first on Sales Speaker Marc Wayshak. Blog Build rapport

How to Make Time for Sales Coaching and Get More Deals Closed

Alice Heiman

Do you ever feel like most of your days are spent going to meeting s, assembling information for reports , a nd putting out fires? Do you w ish you had more time to focus on the things that will make the biggest impact? .

Is Your Tech Stack Hindering RevOps Success?


Want to grow revenue faster? RevOps. Want to speed deal cycles? RevOps. Want to improve rep effectiveness? RevOps. . Let’s face it, RevOps is “the answer” to many of the top challenges B2B organizations face today. But are you set up for success? .

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7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

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

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

Does Your Marketing Work Like a Dog?

Anne Miller

In a 2018 blog post , I wrote how people shoot themselves in the foot when they fail to model what they sell, e.g., the wedding planner who shows up late for your meeting, or the accountant who can’t add two and two.

How to Onboard a New Employee More Efficiently


We all know that onboarding is important. It sets the tone for new hires and can make or break their experience at a company. It’s not surprising that during this ramp period employees are at the highest risk for turnover.

Ask the Experts: Channel Success Tips for 2020


Channel partners provide several benefits to your company. Customer acquisition cost is reduced, existing relationships are leveraged to win business, and overall reach is extended into new markets.

How sales data can keep SaaS sales teams accountable

Data is the key to accountability in SaaS sales. If you’re still living in the 1960s, when the only metrics you measured were deals closed, revenue earned and bottles of brandy polished off, it’s time to get with the times.

Fulfilling Today's (Changing) eLearning Needs

Speaker: Bryan Marriott, President, P1 Learning

eLearning cannot be a “one size fits all” proposition. It’s not enough to post 1,000+ courses and leave training up to chance. Join Bryan Marriott, President of P1 Learning, as he walks through the process of identifying learner needs, and then delivering training that specifically addresses those needs – in a short, effective, and entertaining manner.

Why Companies Fail - Quick Ways to Turn Around Failing Sales

Sales Lead Management Association

There are many reasons why sales dump at mid-year or have lagged since the beginning of the year. I have found these 56 to be the main causes of sales failure.

How to Succeed at Sandler Rule #5 – Never answer an unasked question [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.

?? Embracing Leadership


Embracing Leadership in a Management Dominated World. Leadership and management both have their roles in the professional world, but people are managed four times more than they are led. Embracing leadership can be challenging for many reasons, and can hinder progress and success in an organization.


[New Research] Top Performance in Sales Negotiation

RAIN Group

What are the best strategies for success in sales negotiations? What do buyers really want? Which tactics work best for buyers? For sellers? How is negotiating with procurement different?

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.

?? Millennials in Sales


How to Hire Thriving Millennials in Sales. As millennials enter the job force, many of them are going into sales. There are new schooling opportunities, like the DuPaul University Center for Sales Leadership, that make a sales career even more viable for this generation of individuals.

How to Succeed at Using Books as a Sales Tool [PODCAST]

Sandler Training

Mike Montague interviews Tim Priebe, Founder of T&S Online Marketing, on How to Succeed at Using Books as a Sales Tool. The post How to Succeed at Using Books as a Sales Tool [PODCAST] appeared first on Sandler Training. Blog Posts Sales Process how to succeed sales podcast sales training

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3 Ways to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Sales Process

criteria for success

One of the benefits of a clearly defined sales process is that it provides you with a foundation for measuring results. If everyone is following the process and all opportunities are appropriately categorized, you’ll be able to learn a lot about what’s happening with your sales team.

How to Leverage LinkedIn Likes to Drive New Leads


According to Forbes, “2O2O is the year of personalized marketing.” ” Focused lists with personalized email blast have shown to perform better than generic emails sent to an entire list.

Sales Training That Gets Results – With or Without Classroom ILT

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, VP Sales Enablement Services, SPASIGMA

Most sales ILT (instructor-led training) has historically not been very effective, if we consider “effective” to mean “changes behavior, improves results, or produces a ROI.” In this webinar, sales enablement expert Mike Kunkle will break down how modern technology removes the need for ILT in sales training - and will also explain how to effectively integrate ILT into your modern training, if you want to continue using it!