Fri.Feb 22, 2019

The Sales Hacker Disco Demo Guide: How to turn Discovery calls into Demos that Win

Sales Hacker

After interviewing 200+ sales and marketing pros and analyzing hundreds of sales materials, we wrote the Sales Hacker guide to building a killer Sales Deck. If you can change what a sales rep sees , you can change what they say. Better Sales Decks = Better Sales Demos.

8 Tips for Onboarding Gen-Z Sales Reps in One Week

Chances are, you already have a member of Gen-Z on your sales team and at least a few of your SDRs are likely “post Millennial.” The oldest members of Gen-Z are already 22 and were born between 1995 and 2010. In 2019 they will be 24. And by 2021, they will make up ? of the workplace.

Why Your Sales Team Isn´t Using Your CRM


Using a modern Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool is a must for any business that wants to take customer satisfaction and revenue to the next level. A CRM can skyrocket sales and build solid long-term customer relationships.

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Building an Accurate Business Model is the Key to Ensuring Product Launch Success

Sales Benchmark Index

So, you have a new product investment you are excited about. How do you ensure that your idea holds up to leadership scrutiny, and has a big enough ROI to be considered a success? Understanding and building a business model.

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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.

What Is Sales?

The Sales Hunter

Sales leadership is nothing more than interacting with others to make a positive impact. We can break it down even further and say that sales leadership is just people connecting with people. Sales and leadership are one and the same. Sales is only as complicated as we want to make it.

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How to Overcome the Fear of Cold Calling

Mr. Inside Sales

Do you struggle with call reluctance when it’s time to cold call?

Empowering B2B Sellers Through Sales Technology

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Matt Suggs More than ever before, buyers can scan hundreds of reviews and articles about a product online, forming opinions before they even interact with a sales representative for the first time. Modern sellers must evolve their sales approach, reinventing their pitch to include information that can’t be found on the internet. To be successful, it’s time to focus on the value of the company and leave the stagnant sales decks behind.

How to Raise Money

Grant Cardone

I’ve raised $125 million in the last 14 months. Why am I telling you that? Because you should be raising money too. If you have some cause you care about, if you want to change something in the world, then you WILL need to raise money. Want to help someone with their hospital bills?

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Weekly Roundup: Lessons in Sales Leadership from John C. Maxwell + More

The Center for Sales Strategy


How to Level Up Your Marketing Strategy with Video

Building brand awareness and acquiring customers is never easy, but how can you improve your marketing strategy with limited resources? Vidyard has you covered with their 3-in-1 guide on how to use video across your marketing efforts without breaking the bank.

Humanizing Sales Management

Sales Hacker

Navigating the uncomfortable conversations is never something that’s typically taught to any leader. In this session, you will learn how to communicate with your teams that give you and them the level of respect everyone wants, drives accountability and improves relationships and performance.

Lead Processing Techniques for 30% More Meetings and 35% Extra Time to Sell

Smart Selling Tools

The Undeniable Value in Customized Sales Applications. REGISTER NOW. WHEN: THURSDAY, 3/7 AT 11AM PT.

The Comprehensive Guide to Income Statements

Hubspot Sales

A company’s income statement serves as its report card. It reveals the important parts of any organization that you can’t immediately see on the surface.

How SimplePractice Created a Culture Where Knowledge Management Matters


SimplePractice is a top-reviewed practice management platform, made for small business owners in the health and wellness space. We sat down with Laura Teichmiller , Knowledge Systems Manager, to talk about how she created a knowledge-centric culture at SimplePractice.

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.

There's No Such Thing As "Born Salesperson"

KO Advantage Group

This is an excerpt from Kim Orlesky's new book - Sell More. Faster. There’s no exact figure, but it is estimated that 250 babies are delivered every minute. You can’t be so sure that one of these adorable infants are born to become a sales knockout. Excelling in sales takes time and practice.

Membrain Announced as Red Herring Top 100 Winner

Smart Selling Tools

Membrain Announced as Red Herring Top 100 Winner. Membrain, the maker of CRM and sales enablement software, has received Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe 2019 award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures in Europe.

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How to Create the Service Level Agreement Your Customers Expect

Hubspot Sales

When you purchase a product from a company, you expect to receive a certain level of service in return for your investment. Let's say your company bought a CRM database software.

Buyers are Busier than Ever: What to Do | Sales Strategies

Engage Selling

????????We’re finding that buyers are limiting contact with sellers to manage their time. In fact, Jill Konrath put it best when she said, “buyers are busy and long-term planning is sometimes only a few weeks.” ” Your buyers are ready to … Read More » Sales Tips Uncategorized buyers client attraction Client Communication Colleen Francis Engage Selling Solutions sales Sales Goals sales quota Sales Strategies sellers selling

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Moving the Sales Performance Bell Curve

A blueprint for turning average performers into top reps.

The Benefits of Modern Learning Technology on Sales Initiatives


This blog post is the second part in a series on modern learning technology adoption.

Are You Driven to Align Marketing and Sales?

Smooth Sale

Attract the Right Job or Clientele. NOTE: Sreedhar Ambati, Co-Founder and CEO, EngageBay provides today’s guest post. Sreedhar has over 14 years of experience working with various startups. His positions include member of a founding team, senior management, and advisory roles.

Why Your Losing Customers

Women Sales Pros

Strategies to Increase Retention, Expand Relationships and Drive Referrals This week I moved my business from one of my long-time vendors – hired someone new.

Characteristics of an Energy Sales Professional, Part 3

Selling Energy

Energy Sales Professionals are: Friendly. You put your customers at ease and never make them feel as if they’re holding you up or wasting your time. You’re calm, warm, and an excellent listener. You have a well-developed sense of humor. “If

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 Close A Deal When You Have Already Tried Everything

The Accidental Negotiator

Sometimes it can be very difficult to get to “closed” Image Credit: Ian Britton. So just exactly how does a negotiation end?

Exercise Your Courage


Bill Treasurer: Along with his professional credentials, our guest speaker explains how his earlier school background as a high diver is the genesis for the research that he has done on courage.

Let’s Talk Sales! Inspirational Quote from Henry Ford – Episode 128

criteria for success

Today's quote from Henry Ford is about building success as a team. Read on to learn more about this week's Let's Talk Sales inspiration! Henry Ford Quote February's theme highlights the importance of team building and collaboration. And today's quote is about building success as a team. Henry Ford was an American captain of industry and [ ] The post Let’s Talk Sales! Inspirational Quote from Henry Ford – Episode 128 appeared first on Criteria for Success.

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Sales Strategy Demystified: How to Develop, Measure, and Achieve Sales Success


Effective sales strategies are developed through careful evaluation and constant improvement. At Highspot, we work with sales and marketing leaders every day to enable their success, so we know firsthand the importance of a strong sales strategy. Below, we’ve answered the most frequently asked questions about developing a winning sales strategy. Let’s start with the basics.

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.

Customer Life Cycle Approach Leads to More Convertible Opportunities

Carew International

For sales and marketing professionals, filling the sales funnel is always a top priority. Focusing on the customer life cycle can help aid in our quest of ensuring the funnel is always filled with the best, most convertible opportunities. Oftentimes, we look to generating new leads and focusing on new business development as the best means to keeping the funnel full. But we’ve all heard how it is far more costly to attain new business than it is to retain existing customers.

Better Work is Compassionate Communication [Podcast]


Last month, our CEO Max Yoder sat down with Nathaniel Schooler on the Building Business Acumen podcast to talk about Better Work. Over the episode, they discussed: How Lessonly got started. Why we prioritize power and simplicity in our software. Sharing before you’re ready. Creating more team clarity. Why practice is essential. The importance of empathy. Why mindset matters. Nonviolent communication. And so much more!