April, 2021

7 Ways to Kill Trust in Sales

Sales and Marketing Management

Many buyers have an inherent lack of trust in salespeople. Unfortunately, many salespeople make mistakes that reinforce that lack of trust. The post 7 Ways to Kill Trust in Sales appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

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An Interesting Way to Drive More Sales

Jill Konrath

It was the worst thing that could have possibly happened. I’d just spent two hours updating my website. But when I clicked Save, everything was gone. Placing a desperate call to my web person, I blurted out what had just happened. She was quiet for a moment, then slowly said, “Mmm.

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Your Lead Gen Is Broken (Here’s How to Fix It)

No More Cold Calling

Not getting the ROI you expected from your lead-gen tactics? Try this instead. Your lead generation tactics aren’t driving bottom line revenue. That’s a fact. Every sales leader says their #1 prospecting challenge is getting leads in the pipe.

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The 7 Keys to an Unbeatable Revenue Marketing Strategy

SBI Growth

For many industries and companies, the pandemic has changed sales and marketing forever. In some ways, the changes manifest accelerating trends that were already in motion, and in other ways, the changes are new, permanent disruptions. Of course, every disruption.

This Coming Holiday Season is Shaping Up to Have the Most Spending in History

As for what shoppers want to buy most, you'll have to read the “2021 Holidays Unwrapped” report by Klarna to find out. Download it here!

“I Need to Think About It.”

Mr. Inside Sales

If this objection frustrates you, then all that will end after you read this blog post. First, remember: Most objections are smokescreens hiding the real reason a prospect isn’t moving forward. Real objections can include things like: They can get it cheaper somewhere else.

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How the loss of trade shows changed the customer acquisition funnel

Zoominfo

“In March 2020, live events were canceled overnight. Like everyone else, we had to pivot, and fast.” — Danny Daly, manager, marketing events at ZoomInfo. Since the start of Covid-19, in-person events, conferences, and tradeshows have come to a halt.

4 Keys to Unlocking B2B Sales Growth in Uncertain Times

Sales and Marketing Management

Gartner identifies four areas where the traditional approach to selling is impeding sales growth. The post 4 Keys to Unlocking B2B Sales Growth in Uncertain Times appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

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Dear Vice President of Prospecting

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. There is always a lot of talk about Sales and Marketing , alignment, misalignment an more. What is missing is the bit is what or who can align the two. Given that one attracts, and the other converts opportunities to sales, who is responsible for converting leads to opportunities.

What Every CEO Should Know About Their Data and Why They Should Care

SBI Growth

CEOs often get lost in data while trying to decide what’s working, if there is too much, or if it’s even correct. But even great data is futile if not activated properly across commercial functions. On today’s show, Mike Dickerson, CEO.

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Buyer Intent Data Guide: How to Find Prospects Already Looking to Buy

Collecting and understanding buyer intent is a must for any marketer or salesperson looking for a higher success rate in reaching active buyers. Throughout this eBook, we’ll explore how to monetize intent data, where it's sourced from (and which sources you should be wary of), as well as how to best utilize it within your outbound campaigns in order to drive more pipeline each month.

Would You Spend $10.99 to Double Your Income This Year?

Mr. Inside Sales

Tricky title, I know, but there is a tool out there (many, in fact) that will enable you to do this. And this particular one is called TapeACall Pro. As the name suggests, this is a phone recording app for your iPhone.

3 Critical Factors to Include in Your New Hire Onboarding Program

Anthony Cole Training

In the final installment of our No Assembly Required Hiring series, we discuss the importance of having a strict and detailed onboarding process when bringing new sales talent into your organization.

Automation: The Secret to Next-Level Go-To-Market Strategy

Zoominfo

ZoomInfo’s recent webinar, Automation: The Secret to Next-Level Go-To-Market Strategy , highlighted why automation powered by data is a proven tactic to accelerate win rates and better enable go-to-market plays.

How to Become More Successful One Day at a Time

Understanding the Sales Force

You can find inspiration anywhere. Even in a book called, A Year of Playing Catch. Tom Schaff was nice enough to send me a copy of this book and there was the inspiration, right there on page 128. Why would someone from the world of sales care about a page out of a baseball book?

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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.

How to Leverage a B2B Sales Advantage in a Post-COVID World

Sales and Marketing Management

Business-to-business sales teams must modify their strategies to leverage an advantage in a post-COVID world. The post How to Leverage a B2B Sales Advantage in a Post-COVID World appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

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3 Ways to Unite Sales and Product Teams to Drive Revenue Growth

SBI Growth

Sales and Product are in constant tension with each other. Ideally, this friction is a catalyst for the two groups to rally together and drive top-line growth. However, this pressure can also lead to disengaged employee groups that resent each.

Master the Fundamentals to Succeed

Mr. Inside Sales

I was training a group of new reps last week, listening to one of their calls, and we found that the rep was ad-libbing right from the beginning of the call. The best practice script, which we had provided him, was far, far away….

Managing 80/20 Prospecting Time to Increase Sales

Anthony Cole Training

The most successful salespeople are always challenging and adapting their personal sales process to be more effective and increase sales. However, they don’t challenge the notion of the importance of making prospecting their "A" priority every week.

The Definitive B2B Sales Playbook: Proven Path to $ Multi-Million Revenues

Sales is at the forefront of revenue growth, and so organizations with highly streamlined sales operations consistently outperform competition. How do you create a path to success and fast-track your way to multi million dollar revenues? Read the eBook.

Enterprise Marketing Strategy: 3 Challenges to Avoid as You Scale

Zoominfo

How do you scale your marketing strategy to enterprise-level and keep leads flowing into your funnel? One thing’s for sure: it’s not always simple. At the enterprise level, with 1000-plus employees and more than $1 billion in annual revenue, massive growth drives the organization.

Podcast 195: The JB Sales Team On Email Effectiveness

John Barrows

On this week’s episode, John sits down with some of the JB Sales team for a very honest conversation on email effectiveness. There are a lot of salespeople who are wildly successful with email because of the way they’re using it to deliver their message.

How to Keep Closing B2B Deals Amidst the Pandemic

Sales and Marketing Management

Until the pandemic is over (and maybe beyond that) businesses must adopt new strategies to close sales deals. The post How to Keep Closing B2B Deals Amidst the Pandemic appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

How Market-Leading CROs Are Using AI to Outpace Their Competitors

SBI Growth

Imagine the following: As you scroll through social media, you come across an ad. Not just any ad though, an ad for a product so specific to what you are looking for that you wonder how they were able to.

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How to Increase ABM Performance with Empathy

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO & Founder of markempa

The highest priority for B2B marketers is effective demand generation (increasing lead quality and quantity). However, we can get so caught up in our ABM strategies, systems, tools, and investments that we lose sight of building deep empathy for the people in the accounts. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to go beyond rational-logic-based sales/marketing and adjust your strategy to understand better how buyers feel so that you can connect and help more customers buy.

Pitch Your Product in Two Sentences

Mr. Inside Sales

Less is more. Instead of opening your calls like: “Oh hi, this is _ _ with __ and my company, XYZ, is a leader in national and international shipping and freight services with offices in the top metropolitan cities across the world.

Increase Sales by Eliminating Misunderstandings and Closing Delays

Anthony Cole Training

In business, especially in sales; delays, misunderstandings, and communication can go awry. Sometimes, even with the influx of technology and communication tools, it is easy to misinterpret what a prospect, or salesperson, says. So, how do we make these communication lines more efficient? Closing skills increase sales AWATL closing sales techniques

If You're Not Looking at These 3 Things, You're Not Optimizing Sales

Mark Thacker

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Podcast 194: Jeff Hoffman On Career Inflection Points

John Barrows

Our guest this week is Jeff Hoffman, a friend and mentor of John’s. Jeff and John are going to reflect on their history, the milestones they’ve each achieved, growing a business while growing a family, and their thoughts on retirement.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Structuring an Initial Face-to-Face Meeting with a C-Suite Executive

Sales and Marketing Management

Senior executives are often wary of salespeople in any case, so being credible, compelling and concise all apply for this initial face-to-face interaction. The post Structuring an Initial Face-to-Face Meeting with a C-Suite Executive appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

5 Ways Market Leaders Are Driving Revenue Growth in 2021

SBI Growth

What is your plan for achieving your revenue target in 2021? With new logo acquisitions increasingly scarce across industries, market-leading companies have had to reimagine how to go beyond the install base to optimize revenue generation. SBI hosts multiple client advisory.

How to Be a Leader

Mr. Inside Sales

A boss says, “Go!”. A leader says, “Let’s Go!”. This quote sums up my management philosophy: A leader isn’t afraid of jumping into the trenches and showing their team exactly how to succeed in their job. In sales, this means leading by example.

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