October, 2021

Taking sales to the next level

Sales 2.0

If you know someone that runs a business with a sales team, or they lead the charge themselves, have them take a look at the areas below for ways they can increase their sales. Improving even one of these areas could take their sales to the next level. Sales process efficiency.

How to Achieve Sales and Marketing Alignment to Drive Sales Success

Sales and Marketing Management

Given that only 35% of salespeople think their marketing team knows what they need to sell, there is clearly need to get marketing and sales to work together. The post How to Achieve Sales and Marketing Alignment to Drive Sales Success appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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Loyalty Is an Inside Job, Too

Engage Selling

Recently, I talked about customer loyalty and how it’s your job—not theirs—to create ideal conditions for them to stick with you. But what about within your organization? It matters here, too.

3 Keys to Successfully Dealing with Influencers

Mr. Inside Sales

Influencers are key to both getting through to decision makers, and to eventually making a sale. The question is: How do you properly qualify them and get them to influence the sale in your favor?

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.

Six Key Themes for CEOs to Win the Growth Battle in 2022

SBI Growth

What sets CEOs of high-growth companies apart in 2021? Much of it comes down to focus and conviction. type-article topic-Revenue Growth Strategy

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Starting a Small Business? It Doesn’t Have to Be So Tough

No More Cold Calling

I didn’t know what you need to know before opening your own business. I knew nothing about starting a small business. Luckily, the economy was great in 1996, and my niche was referral selling (still is), so I at least knew how to build a small business sales pipeline.

Why Your CRM System Is Essential for Lead Management

Sales and Marketing Management

You've got a CRM system in place. So why are so many qualified leads not followed up? It's time to rethink the role of your CRM. The post Why Your CRM System Is Essential for Lead Management appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

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Sales Forecasts Do Not Have to Be as Wrong as Fortune Cookies

Understanding the Sales Force

There has been much talk in the news about forecasts - and while most have been wrong they are still more accurate than Fortune Cookies! Thanks to satellites, computer modeling and doppler radar, weather forecasts are more reliable than ever before.

Building Value during the Price Objection

Mr. Inside Sales

How many times have you been told to build value when you get the price objection? Managers tell reps to stress the quality, the warranty, the features and benefits, but your prospects have heard all that before, haven’t they? Want a better way?

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.

Revenue Operations Holds the Key to Unlocking Growth in 2022

SBI Growth

Remember when 2021 was supposed to behold a “new normal” for us? Back to stability and predictability? It has been over 18 months since COVID-19 became rampant in the United States, and with looming variants, “back to normal” seems to be getting further and further away. topic-Sales

Don't Dream It's Over: 1 of the Biggest Sales Challenges

Anthony Cole Training

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is “how do I/we increase sales” or “how do I become more successful in sales?” It starts with recognizing when your pursuit of a prospect is over. In this blog, the two fundamental truths of more effective selling. Questions for Prospects qualifying sales prospects sales challenges

Don’t Let This Bad Sales Behavior Derail You [Q3 Referral Selling Roundup]

No More Cold Calling

Plus, here’s what you might have missed from No More Cold Calling this summer. I’m embarrassed by the bad sales behavior that blasts us every day. Obviously, I’ve never been a fan of cold calling, but now the uninvited sales pitches are multichannel.

5 Strategies to Create B2B Sales Agility

Sales and Marketing Management

Some aspect of remote selling is here for good. To remain competitive, B2B sales organizations have to reassess their sales infrastructure and identify new strategies to promote business agility. The post 5 Strategies to Create B2B Sales Agility appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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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.

Most Salespeople are Underdogs Like the Boston Red Sox

Understanding the Sales Force

Anyone who has followed this Blog over the past 15 years knows that other than sales, the only thing I write about nearly as much is baseball. A Google search from within the Blog yields 605 results, and a search on my son playing baseball over the past twelve years yields 208 results.

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B2B List Building: How to Quickly Build your B2B Contact List

eGrabber

B2B list building is nothing but building a list of B2B contacts who are likely to buy your product or service. Why you should build your B2B contact list ? Because you would be clueless if you don’t have one.

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Retain the Base: Why Net Retention Rate Is a Critical Measure of Success for 2022

SBI Growth

Alex Schultz, the Chief Marketing Officer and VP of Analytics for Facebook, once said that “Retention is the single most important thing for growth.” Indeed, "retention is the new growth" has become a common mantra for corporate leaders in recent years. topic-Go-To-Market

Sales Management Training: Goal Setting & Motivation

Anthony Cole Training

Goal setting and effectively motivating salespeople by identifying what's important to them is one of the primary focuses in our Sales Management training. In this blog, we discuss the several steps a sales manager can take to establish a motivating, inspiring environment for their people. Sales Management Training motivating salespeople professional sales training

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.

Sales Talk for CEOs: 3 Mindsets Every CEO Must Develop in Their Business with Maria Nordstrom (S1:E12)

Alice Heiman

On this episode of the Sales Talk for CEOs Podcast, Maria Nordstrom, CEO of Basketball New South Wales and Director of FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, joins me for some valuable insights into three mindsets she feels every CEO must instill in their teams: authenticity, unity in purpose, and accountability.

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Are Trade Shows Poised for a Rebound?

Sales and Marketing Management

A return to meeting in person may be slow, but aspects of live events simply can’t be duplicated. The post Are Trade Shows Poised for a Rebound? appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. Special Report

When Your Sales Opportunity Stalls, Do You Call Roadside Assistance?

Understanding the Sales Force

We were driving on the highway when the dashboard indicated low pressure in the left rear tire. That can't be good! As we exited the highway eight miles later, the tire was flat and we were able to drive another mile to a safe location and call roadside assistance.

The Paradigm Shift from Traditional to Virtual Selling

Shari Levitin

Virtual selling is the new norm, but initiating sales conversations in a virtual environment is not simply doing what you’re used to doing face to face in front of a webcam. To deliver skillful and efficient virtual sales conversations, sellers must embrace a new paradigm and let go of the old ways.

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.

How Strong Is Your Commercial Culture?

SBI Growth

Some of the most valuable and fastest-growing organizations in the world are known — for better or for worse — for their cultures.

3 Keys to Professional Sales Training

Anthony Cole Training

In my 40+ years in and around sales training, I have experienced many different sales training methodologies either as a participant or facilitator and now as a marketer. There are many good training programs out there, some of them free and virtual, but there are three key things that differentiate professional sales training that will "stick". professional sales training sales training programs customized sales training

Sales Talk for CEOs: Entrepreneurial Enthusiasm with Chris Cabrera (S1:E10)

Alice Heiman

On this episode of the Sales Talk for CEOs Podcast, Alice speaks with Chris Cabrera, CEO of Xactly , which provides automated compensation for large sales teams. Chris’ life revolved around sales prior to becoming a CEO and it prepared him for starting his own company. .

Spread Your Message with Through-Channel Marketing

Sales and Marketing Management

As more B2B companies observe growing sales revenue through indirect channels, brands are realizing the need for effective, scalable execution of marketing campaigns through their channel partners.

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.

Saas Survey 2021

For Entrepreneurs with David Skok

2021 SAAS SURVEY – Part 1 For the eighth year in a row, we’re proud to work with KBCM Technology Group (formerly Pacific Crest Securities) Thank you to the readers of forEntrepreneurs who participated in taking the survey!

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170+ Women in Sales Share Their Career-Defining Aha Moment

Sales Hacker

Women in sales often have a polarizing experience. It has little to do with the work itself, and more to do with the societal pressure, norms, and bias that exist in 2021. We’re often encouraged to hide, toughen up, and bury our emotions. The expectation is that we can “do it all.”

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Cold Calling in 2021

Predictable Revenue

The goal of a cold call is attention + interest, not selling. That means we have to ask the question: How do I get this person to want to speak with me? The post Cold Calling in 2021 appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Sales & Marketing Strategies