September, 2021

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

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We all know the residents of the C-suite hold the real power in their organizations. They’re the key decision-makers when it comes to making major investments in their businesses. That’s why every salesperson’s goal is to make their pitch directly to a senior executive — ideally, sooner than later.

Data: The Top 10% of All Salespeople are 4200% Better at This

Understanding the Sales Force

My wife and I entered the small jewelry shop and were greeted - not with a warm welcome - but with a matter of fact "my name is.and I'm the owner.and I created everything in the store" which was followed by fifteen minutes of non-stop presentation of everything she created.

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Making the Product Experience Better With Sales-Assisted User Onboarding

Sales Hacker

“But we’re product-led. Our product is self-serve. We don’t need salespeople anymore, right?”. I’ve heard this too many times to count. Product-led is cool, and we have a desire to move away from sleazy sales tactics, don’t we?

Turning the Lights On Revenue-Generating Bottlenecks

Sales and Marketing Management

Citrix executive Barry Magee explains that incorporating D&B's Rev.Up ABX software program into their existing processes was not so much about giving people data, but rather transforming how they worked.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Three Scripts to Handle: Email Me Something….

Mr. Inside Sales

Be honest: Do you dutifully send an email and then ask when you can follow up when you get this blow off objection? Believe it or not, over 90% of sales reps do just that. But top producers are prepared for this common stall/blow off, and they know how to qualify past it.

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Why Companies Struggle with Hiring Quality Salespeople

Anthony Cole Training

Finding and putting the best people in the right seats is the biggest problem identified by most business owners, especially as it applies to critical sales roles. Here are the 5 most common reasons most companies struggle with hiring quality salespeople.

Data-Driven Sales Forecasting Using Facts, Not Feelings [Part 1]

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Q: What do sales leaders, meteorologists, and economists all have in common? A: Their jobs all depend on being able to accurately answer the question, ‘What’s going to happen tomorrow?’.

Most Sales Processes, Funnels and Pipelines are How Old?

Understanding the Sales Force

Have you ever conducted a Google or Amazon search for one thing only to be presented with search results that were completely different than what you were looking for? I was looking for an image of a sales funnel and couldn't believe what I found! My search results can be found here.

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Creating a Feedback Culture

Sales and Marketing Management

Regular performance feedback is critical to workplace engagement. And the flow of feedback should go both ways. The post Creating a Feedback Culture appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

The Definitive Guide to the Top 4 Sales Enablement Metrics

See what metrics matter to increase productivity and revenue and your organization. This guide will help you stay data-driven while avoiding data overload.

Five Scripts You Need to Know by Heart

Mr. Inside Sales

In my book, Power Phone Scripts , I talk about the secret of sales. Yes, there is an actual secret to successful sales, and by following it you not only will overcome failure and frustration, but you’ll make more money, so much more easily, that sales will actually become fun. Think of that.

Reimagining Events in a Hybrid World

SBI Growth

A hot topic on the minds of executives, validated by SBI’s Growth Advisory Board Program, is what the future of the workplace looks like and how to create an impactful EX and CX in a hybrid environment. Executives are looking.

How to Get Your Sales Leadership Questions Answered

Anthony Cole Training

When executives think about their sales teams, they often ask themselves if they have the right people in the seat and how they can become more effective.

Accelerate Your Lead Response Time And Turn Inbound Leads into Opportunities

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Lead response time can make or break your sale. Need proof? Consider the data: According to HBR , if you don’t respond in 5 mins, the probability of establishing contact decreases by a whopping 400%.

Delivering a More Human Marketing Experience

It’s essential to reach customers and create human connections, especially in a world where in person meetings aren’t always possible. Download this eBook to learn why an integrated sending platform takes your marketing strategy to the next level.

How to Prepare for the Coming Sales Team Super Storm

Understanding the Sales Force

What would you do if, in the middle of summer, a big box store said you would really need a snowblower in preparation for the summer snowstorms we were about to get? Crazy, right?

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5 Ways Sales Automation Will Help Your B2B Company Thrive

Sales and Marketing Management

Automating sales and marketing activities lets you focus your human resources elsewhere. When your sales agents don’t have to spend hours creating proposals or prospecting, they can do more in less time.

Do You Inspire Your Audience?

Smooth Sale

Many years passed for me to finally realize our gift is not fitting in with the crowd, but in standing out, and often, standing alone

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Uncovering the Secret to Clean Data

SBI Growth

In today’s world, CEOs are having to make critical business decisions while being saturated with data, trends, and ever-changing technologies. With all of this conflicting or faulty information, how can you make sound judgments for your organization without the threat.

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Stop Investing in Forgettable Learning Events

Learning isn’t an event, it’s a process. One-time training events deliver low retention and poor results. Providing continuous learning with an online presence boosts sales rep readiness and shortens sales cycles. Learn best practices to upgrade learning and improve ROI.

Do You Have a Sales Action Plan?

Anthony Cole Training

A goal without a plan is only a wish. An effective sales action plan starts with collecting, measuring, and inspecting key success metrics that directly impact the end goal. sales metrics sales action plan

Sales Talk for CEOs: The Importance of Understanding Sales with Steve Benson (S1:EP7)

Alice Heiman

On this episode of the Sales Talk for CEOs Podcast, Alice speaks with Steve Benson, the CEO of Badger Maps , the #1 route planner for field sales. Steve and Alice discuss the importance for CEOs to have a background in sales when starting out and growing their company. .

The Chainsaw Massacre and Building Sales Teams

Understanding the Sales Force

I was on the back of our property with my chain saw and I was ready to take down the third tree of the afternoon. I determined where the tree needed to fall, made the two front cuts to create a hinge and made the final cut in the back to take it down. Only it didn't go according to plan.

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The Next-Gen Sales Development Team

Sales and Marketing Management

If you hire and train sales development reps smartly, they move on to leadership roles. Here's how to keep your pipeline of star talent filled. The post The Next-Gen Sales Development Team appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

Organic Growth Strategy: How to Leverage Market Collateral Around Social Media

Speaker: Akilah Murrell, Sr. Director of Channel Marketing at Channel Maven

Join Akilah Murrell, Senior Director of Channel Marketing at Channel Maven, for this how-to session on engaging your buyer base through social media.

Busting the myth! Retargeting is a creepy stalker

Salesmate

Do you ever look at something and get a déjà vu? In this era, chances are that feeling might just be a simple retargeting practice. Retargeting is when marketers reach out to the prospects that previously engaged with the company.

How CEOs Maximize Value Creation

SBI Growth

On today’s show, serial entrepreneur Jeron Paul, Cofounder and CEO of Spiff, explains how he started, grew, and exited 3 successful ventures. Jeron and SBI’s CEO, Matt Sharrers, talk about the elements needed to drive a growth culture, including a Revenue.

The Sales Coaching Conundrum

Anthony Cole Training

The dictionary defines a conundrum as “a confusing and difficult problem or question.” I believe it is safe to say that we can put sales coaching into that category. In today’s blog, I want to give you some sales coaching tips that will improve your sales coaching skills. effective sales coaching Sales Coaching sales coaching process sales coaching tips

Sales Talk for CEOs: Strong Contributors to Sales Success with Jon Ferrara (S1:EP6)

Alice Heiman

On this episode of the Sales Talk for CEOs Podcast, Alice speaks with Jon Ferrara, CEO of Nimble. He was originally the CEO of a company called GoldMine, a program that was the pioneer of CRM solutions.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Hidden Sales Competition and Why it Could Happen to You

Understanding the Sales Force

I recently took these pictures of mushrooms on our property that I had not seen prior to this year. Bright reds, bright oranges, whites and more. After living on this property for the past twenty years, it really surprised me that these bright colored mushrooms appeared out of nowhere.

September 2021 – Merchandise

Sales and Marketing Management

Marine Star Automatic The Marine Star collection’s classic styling features bold accents, automatic movements and iconic dial patterns, all with a minimum of 100 meters water resistance. Sailing watches designed with functionality and style in mind available in a variety of designs.

The Broken Virtual Communciation Loop

Julie Hanson

If you’re finding it difficult to build remote relationships with customers, partners and teams and – you are not alone. Of course, there are the ongoing challenges to virtual relationship building – lack of eye contact, missed (or mixed) signals, and inattentiveness, to name a few.

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