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

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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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How a Marketing Leader Relentlessly Drives Alignment With Sales

Sales Benchmark Index

Marketing leaders have faced numerous difficulties over the past year, but one challenge is not exclusive to just 2020—sales and marketing alignment. Getting this correct is more imperative now than ever before and can make-or-break your growth strategy. Ultimately, companies.

75% of World Trade Flows Through Indirect Channels - Are You Enabling the Right People?

Speaker: Jay McBain, Principal Analyst – Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems

We are in the middle of a major transformation of how companies go to market – in fact, 76% of global CEOs feel that their current business models will be unrecognizable in the next 3 years – and ecosystems are the main reason why. With the vast majority of business conducted through indirect channels around the world and given structural changes in our economy (before and after COVID-19), new buying journeys, subscription/consumption models, marketplace growth, and emerging technologies, most firms are now considering partner enablement as the key ingredient to survival (and success). The future of partnership ecosystems will be focused on driving intra-firm value creation, network effects, and partner co-innovation – a huge opportunity for firms to grow the right partners and enable them effectively.

“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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Hard Work Pays In Selling

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

Anthony Cole Training

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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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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.

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!

Are You Selling The Problem Or The Solution?

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Selling solutions is a great approach, but there is a key prerequisite for it to work. Buyers need to actually have or feel they have the problem purported to be solved. But if they don’t see the problem, they won’t need the solution.

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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.

Planning Ahead for Higher Yields

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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

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.

The Problem With Having Crappy Sales Managers

Understanding the Sales Force

The lettering above the dials of our LG washing machine (pictured above when new) have worn off. I went online believing I could get a replacement decal and while LG does not provide replacements, they will replace the entire front panel for $125.

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

Value By Any Other Name

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. There is no doubt that VALUE is central to sales success. Buyers are looking to maximize value, vendors are focused on delivering value, value, value. Yet, most sellers do not have a clear and – actionable definition for value.

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!

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.

Earn Buyer Trust by Staying Available

Connect2Sell

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It's Goal Setting Time, Start Here

Anthony Cole Training

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Data Shows That Your Sales Team is No Different Than Your Lawn

Understanding the Sales Force

I just love it when our lawn looks gorgeous - thick, lush, and green, green, green. Getting it looking that good requires fertilizing, aerating, thatching, over seeding, and frequent mowing, all things better suited to the landscaping company than me. Of course, some sun and water help too.

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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.

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. Specifically, you’ll learn how to: • Engage prospects with authority • Keep your prospects’ attention • Achieve buy-in during sales conversations • Get prospects talking about their key challenges, • Gain a strong commitment before presenting your offer. In short, you’ll discover how to implement a process that helps you close more deals than ever before.

Sales Scrum Episode #25 – Guest Jason Helfenbaum

The Pipeline

Sales Scrum Episode #25 – Guest Jason Helfenbaum. Jason Helfenbaum is the owner of ClicKnowledge, a training, and development company.

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.

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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Seven Essential Steps To Streamline Your Business

Grant Cardone

Whatever your goals are for next year, there are seven essential steps to streamlining your business that you can take right now. While everyone else is still stuck on the election results and all the news (good or bad) about Covid-19, I’m already thinking about 2021.

[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.

First Steps to Generate More Sales Opportunities Today

Understanding the Sales Force

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Why Top CROs Care About Sales Velocity

Sales Benchmark Index

As a sales leader, it is necessary to understand the performance levers which impact your bottom line. One encompassing metric that can help you understand these levers and improve sales effectiveness and efficiency in 2021 is Sales Velocity. Deciphering your.

Sales Scrum Episode #23 – Guest Alice Heiman

The Pipeline

Sales Scrum Episode #23 – Guest Alice Heiman. Alice Heiman is the Founder of Alice Heiman, LLC. Alice is recognized by Forbes.com, as being among the world’s leading experts on the complex sale.

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