November, 2020

Creating A Customer-Centric Strategy

Integrity Solutions

A customer-centric strategy is about more than just a values statement or a directive to the team. Are your customers truly at the center of your business universe? A customer-centric culture is one that is relentlessly focused on putting what’s best for the customer at the core of everything you do.

How NOT to Cold Text Your Sales Prospects

Zoominfo

While the idea of getting a text from a sales professional may seem a little out of the ordinary. Yet, in the current remote working universe, sales reps are turning to text more than ever before. .

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5 Signs You’re Ready to Expand Your Business

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Christian Kruse Deciding to expand a new business is pretty obvious and straightforward.

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Hard Work Pays In Selling

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Developing Your Training Content So That It Actually Moves the Needle

Speaker: Bryan Naas, VP of Sales Productivity at Braze

Getting reps & marketers to engage in your content is half the battle of providing value that can ultimately impact the bottom line. How do we break through the noise? In this session, Bryan Naas will detail what it takes to build training and content resources that reps will actually take the time to engage with so you can help them reach their goals.

One Simple Technique to Learn Buying Motives

Mr. Inside Sales

Question for you: How often do you take notes while you’re on Mute and your prospect is revealing their buying motives? You don’t take notes? How about using your Mute button? Are you actively doing that? (If If not, start using it today: search my blog to read articles on how to do that.).

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It's Goal Setting Time: How to Turn Your Personal Goals into a Business Workplan

Anthony Cole Training

Translating Personal Goals into a Business Workplan from Anthony Cole Training on Vimeo. personal goals setting goals sales goals how to hit goals in sales

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AE & SDR Alignment: Like Lamb & Tuna Fish

Zoominfo

We go together like lamb and tuna fish. (Or Or you might prefer spaghetti and a meatball.) .

4 Ways Virtual Events Are Reimagining Themselves

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Jen Smith, VP Marketing, MarketingProfs In the “Before Times” – way before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic – virtual events were often seen as lesser-than to in-person, bigger-budget events. They were viewed as less compelling, less useful and, certainly, less fun.

Planning Ahead for Higher Yields

Connect2Sell

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Best Motivational Book Recommendation for the Holidays

Mr. Inside Sales

It’s been a challenging year with Covid, and as cases skyrocket it seems as if it could be a rough winter…. With the holidays and the end of the year just around the corner, I think it’s time to give your attitude a boost.

How to Help Your Field Sellers Thrive in a Virtual World

Sales Benchmark Index

While the world innovated rapidly and continually adopts many advanced technologies, the sales environment is still catching up. In most cases, face-to-face selling was the top method or process, allowing for strong relationship building, effective communication, and the ability to.

4 Rules to Help Salespeople Maximize Initial Prospect Meetings

Anthony Cole Training

How important is it that you or your sales team close more business, more quickly at higher margins? Initial Sales Call sales techniques asking sales questions initial sales meeting

Getting to Know GIDI Part 3: How to Implement (a Meaningful) D&I Program

Zoominfo

Many corporate leaders still have blind spots when it comes to the obstacles confronting an employee from an underrepresented group. They fail to realize that just having a diversity and inclusion program may not be the end all, be all solution to discrimination. .

Want to Crush Your Competition? Read How to Build an AI-Powered Selling Roadmap

“If sales reps have the right AI tools and adoption, we see sellers easily closing 3 times as many sales each month.” Hear from 5 experts on steps you can take to reduce non-selling time and use conversational & sentiment analysis to transform how you sell.

How to Fix What’s Missing from Your Sales Training Program

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: C. Lee Smith A recent State of Sales report published by LinkedIn revealed that U.S. businesses spend $15 billion a year training their sales employees.

Earn Buyer Trust by Staying Available

Connect2Sell

building buyer relationships growing business availability buyer trust

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Black Friday: On-Demand Training on Sale First Time Ever!

Mr. Inside Sales

Want to make more sales? Then learn and use better sales techniques. It’s really as simple as that. And today, I have an easy way for you and your team to do that: Get access to the Best Inside Sales Training available anywhere and save 20% for the first time ever!

Not All Customer Touchpoints Are Equal

Sales Benchmark Index

In a world of uncertainty, market leaders are sure which customer touchpoints require prioritization. As a result of a highly volatile year, has your customer journey map been altered? As a sales operations leader, you must be confident in your. Article Sales Strategy

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

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

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

It's Goal Setting Time, Start Here

Anthony Cole Training

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Getting to Know GIDI Part 2: The Importance of Employee Activism

Zoominfo

Employee activism is nothing new. Throughout history employees have taken to strikes, walkouts, and demands for their own human, labor, and moral rights along with the rights of others. .

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5 Time Management Hacks to Hit Your Sales Quota This Holiday Season

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Renato Profico As inevitable as the smell of burnt turkey, “Home Alone” on TV and elderly relatives falling asleep in a comfy chair after overindulging in the festivities is the annual spending spree that takes place each holiday season, seemingly regardless of the state of the economy.

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Selling Over Video - The Six Things You Must Do Next to Improve Your Look

Understanding the Sales Force

At this point, most salespeople have accepted that the majority of their sales "calls" will take place over Zoom or similar video platform. However, accepting the reality of video selling, and maximizing that video selling for effectiveness, are two completely different things.

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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.

I looked It Over and We’re Not Interested

Mr. Inside Sales

I’d like to revisit an objection and give you, once again, the scripts to deal with it. I still get requests from clients, as well as readers, about how to handle getting blown off when they call a prospect back.

“Our Value Proposition is…”

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Frankly, who cares? Your prospects sure don’t! No, seriously! Some of your customers maybe; your competitors – when it serves their needs. Oh ya, the marketing team that “developed” the “value prop” does.

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How to Plan Your Digital Strategy for 2021

Sales Benchmark Index

As we round out 2020 and begin to look ahead to 2021, the topic of revenue planning is surely at the forefront of conversations between your company’s leadership team and board members. While your annual revenue planning activities may focus.

Team Leads & Sales Professional Development at ZoomInfo

Zoominfo

We talked a bit about how Zoominfo focuses on growing from within. We hire promising SDRs with all different backgrounds and have them selling at the top of their game in under a year. Today, we want to dive a bit deeper into what happens next.

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[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Three Sales Strategies to Engage Your New Executive Buyer

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Thiago Sa Friere With the shift to a remote workplace, sales reps and account executives are engaging with the C-suite.

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The Problem With Having Crappy Sales Managers

Understanding the Sales Force

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How to Avoid Call Reluctance

Mr. Inside Sales

Nobody likes rejection, and fear of being rejected, of being unsuccessful, is what causes sales reps to avoid picking up the phone; it causes them to send emails instead of having a conversation with prospects. The solution to this is to reframe rejection. And here’s how—answer this question: how many calls do you need to make before you speak to a potential prospect? Twenty-five, thirty? And how many prospects do you need to speak with before you get a “lead”? Twenty-five, thirty?

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