Wed.Jun 12, 2019

Three Rule of Three: A Super Simple Way to Balance Time and Effort in the Office

Sales Hacker

Ever wonder how top performers balance time and manage priorities? I’m not talking about balancing professional and personal time, here. Just juggling all your work requirements is a feat you could write home about.

Grandpa Charlie’s 8 Success Tips for Sales, and Life

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Marc Demetriou Many people, including sales and marketing folks, tend to overthink things. Haralambos “Charlie” Pistis, the archetypical self-made man and my grandfather, fortunately was not one of them. He traveled as an immigrant from Cyprus to the U.S.

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Promoted! The Basics of Sales Management Effectiveness


Any organization that hopes to boost sales effectiveness will start by shoring up sales management effectiveness. No matter how strong the sales team is, they will become hamstrung by an ineffective sales manager. new sales manager sales managers sales manager effectiveness

How Much Revenue Are You Losing by Ignoring Your Best Product Designers?

Sales Benchmark Index

B2B companies no longer have the luxury of a purely functional User Experience Design, narrowly focused on the product needs of a specific industry or department. The consumers, and more importantly buyers of professional services and software are bringing their.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Are You Serving or Selling?

The Sales Heretic

It has been said by many leadership experts that a great leader is a servant. A true leader isn’t ruled by their greed or their ego, but by their desire to help others. I would argue that not only is this true, but that it also describes great salespeople, professionals, and business owners.

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Stop Looking for Reasons You Can’t

Anthony Iannarino

Your brain will answer any question you ask of it, which is why your mindset is critical to your success. When you ask your mind to provide you with a list of reasons you can’t do something, very much like a computer, it will generate an answer.

7 Most Common Sales Objections (And How To Overcome Them)

Marc Wayshak

Sales objections are tough. But with the right approach, you can get ahead of them before they ever happen. In this video, I’ll show you exactly how to overcome the 7 most common sales objections out there. Check it out!

4 Things Sales Management Should Do to Improve Sales Performance

The Center for Sales Strategy

Recently, I spoke to a sales management group on four things that they can do to improve sales performance, and this is what I shared with them. Recruitment. Always be recruiting. The battle for top sales talent these days has never been harder. You always have to be recruiting.

3 High-Impact CPG Sales Tips From Kraft Heinz’ Sales Team


For CPG brands, building a field sales team is a big investment — and an important one.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Why Sales Coaching Needs to Get Closer to the Individual


Have you heard the phrase, “Never in the history of calming down, has anyone ever actually calmed down, by being told to calm down”? Sales Coaching Sales Management

Why Being a Problem Solver is Important in Sales

criteria for success

Some salespeople have one thing in mind when it comes to sales: closing the deal. But what they don’t seem to understand is that closing is only one, tiny part of the transaction.

What Does It Take to Be a Successful Salesperson?

Selling Power

I talked with a few sales leaders to get their take on three common assumptions about being a successful salesperson. Here’s what they said. Sales Success Selling Skills

3 Reasons Why Strategic Stakeholders keep Tuning You Out

Babette Ten Haken

Your strategic stakeholders keep tuning you out. Spoiler alert: They tune you out because your professional behavior turns them off. End of story: yours and theirs.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Method For Sales Mastery


Emotionally Intelligent Salespeople. Merit Gest, a stand-up comedian and business owner for over 20 years, works as a consultant and coach with companies large and small to improve their overall performance.

5 Must-Follow B2B Sales Influencers


In a recent post, we explored the qualities that made someone an influencer. We also introduced you to some of our favorite B2B marketing influencers —including the socially-savvy Ann Handley, Joe Chernov, and Joe Pullizi, just to name a few.

3 Questions to Ask to Ensure You’re Getting the Most From Your Partner Systems


For most organizations, implementing a PRM solution is about opening communication channels with partners , creating more self-service training for quicker and easier onboarding, and delivering the right assets at the right time to ensure sales success.

Do You Make These Selling Mistakes When Discussing Energy Consumption?

Selling Energy

Making mistakes is an inevitable part of selling. Learning from your mistakes and the mistakes of others is what separates the exceptional from the good, the bad, and the ugly.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

How to Use Evernote as a Salesperson or Sales Manager

Sandler Training

Today’s sales teams are under increasing pressure. Buyers are more educated than ever and are evolving with technology. Social media has given people the opportunity to communicate transparently about products and services—and the people who sell them. Read Time: 7 Minutes. Professional Development

“You Don’t Have to Be James Bond”

Anne Miller

Graduation time and that means commencement speeches designed to inspire graduates as they leave the known safety of school and set out on the larger, unknown world stage. Celebrities, world leaders, artists, and corporate executives are among the speakers invited to start them off.

B2B Lead Generation 101: Strategies, Best Practices, and Software


You know that a full sales pipeline is imperative for business growth. Without an airtight system for B2B lead generation in place, you’re sure to slow down your already hard-working sales team. At first, B2B lead generation might seem like a complex process, but don’t let that discourage you.

How to Create Engaging Training Content for Sales Teams


Helping busy sellers stay on top of the product and company information is hard enough. But it gets even tougher if your sales training content puts them to sleep

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Our FOMO Causes Us To……

Partners in Excellence

We live in a world of constant distraction, driven by our Fear Of Missing Out. We can’t bear being separated from our devices, constantly diverting our attention to their vibrations, beeps, and alerts. We spend more time looking at the small screen than we do looking at the world around us.

OppSource Hires Former RevJet Director to Grow Business, Lead Enterprise Deals

Smart Selling Tools

OppSource Hires Former RevJet Director to Grow Business, Lead Enterprise Deals. OppSource , a leading provider of next-gen sales engagement for B2B sales teams, announced today the hire of Derek Gavigan as Vice President of Sales.

Nimble Releases Re-Designed Contact Record to Streamline Relationship Management

Nimble - Sales

Nimble is constantly innovating to help you build better relationships and engage more intelligently — everywhere you work.

Zilliant Announces New Partnership with SAP and Major Expansion in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Smart Selling Tools

Zilliant Announces New Partnership with SAP and Major Expansion in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

What Successful Networkers Never Do On First Conversations

Adaptive Business Services

The first meeting with a new person in your network is a sounding-out process. In networking, this first conversation is a critical process. Good networkers do a “quality control” assessment of the people they meet. Be very mindful of that basic networking process and respect the other person’s need to sound you out. This initial conversation will be your opportunity to get to know and properly evaluate your new contact.

X-Factor Compensation Leaders: How to Be Incredible at Incentive Planning (Hitachi Vantara)


As part of our Friends of Xactly (FOX) Community, we spoke with sales compensation leaders about their journeys in sales compensation and best practices. Customer Story Incentive Compensation

Top Sales Leadership Challenges and Priorities [New Complimentary Report]

RAIN Group

What are the top challenges sales enablement and sales leaders face today? What are their top priorities? Which are most difficult to tackle? How should they be tackled? To find out, we asked 423 sales, enablement, and company leaders these questions.