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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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.

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.

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.

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The 7 Keys to an Unbeatable Revenue Marketing Strategy

Sales Benchmark Index

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.

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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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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The Art of Silence in Sales

Anthony Cole Training

Most salespeople are afraid of silence because they perceive it to be awkward or a sign that the prospect has mentally checked out. But that's simply not the case! It is critical that you let silence do some of the heavy lifting during your prospecting conversations.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

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….

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.

Stop Selling Like You’re In Stockholm

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Salespeople seem to be collectively suffering from a variant of the Stockholm syndrome. Most of us have an idea of what Stockholm syndrome is, or at least have some sense of who Patty Hearst was. So, how does this apply to sales?

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MUST READ: Are Assessments as Evil as the Persona Movie Suggests?

Understanding the Sales Force

Suppose you made a movie about cars and decided to feature the 1970's era Ford Pinto, arguably the most dangerous car ever made.

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A Pragmatic Guide to ABM Success

Speaker: Howard J. Sewell, President of Spear Marketing Group

In this exclusive webinar, you’ll hear B2B expert Howard J. Sewell detail a pragmatic approach to ABM planning, execution, and orchestration. Step by step, Howard will show how to leverage the Opportunity-Based Marketing (OBM) Framework, a stage-based B2B demand marketing model, in determining the best tactics for your ABM initiative and how to measure ROI.

5 ways to Re-Motivate Sales Teams

Sales and Marketing Management

Selling during the pandemic has been challenging. Here are five ways to get your sales team excited and back on track. The post 5 ways to Re-Motivate Sales Teams appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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.

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.

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.

Top 3 Sales Playbooks to Improve Sales Performance

Discover the top sales playbooks to improve sales performance, which sales play metrics to measure, and how to turn those insights into sales excellence. Download the eBook to find out how you can increase your sales win rates with these top sales playbooks.

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

Sales Benchmark Index

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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How to Make Real Connections in the Era of Virtual Sales Meetings

No More Cold Calling

Referral sellers have been relationship-building their way through the pandemic. Video conferencing is a great way to get face to face with clients. But while it may be as close as you can get to in-person, it’s not, and you’re not.

31 Conditions That Predict Your Sales Opportunity is in Trouble

Understanding the Sales Force

Long article for the weekend. In December I took delivery on my all-time favorite new car and I've been driving my Genesis GV80 for four months now.

How Telling Stories will Help Increase Sales

Anthony Cole Training

Storytelling is a powerful tool in sales. It can take prospects on a journey, assist in developing deeper relationships, and helps them connect to you as a sales professional. increase sales qualifying sales prospects sales stories

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4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

“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.

Allego is Changing The Sales Enablement World

Sales and Marketing Management

During this interview with Tim Kasida Strategic Partnership Executive at Allego, we discussed trends in the marketplace due to the covid crisis and how video based collaboration and coaching is dramatically helping sales and service teams.

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

Sales Benchmark Index

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.

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.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Retention Red Flags: How To Tell A Customer Won’t Renew

Zoominfo

While customer acquisition is often a sprint, customer retention is a marathon with no clear finish line. If you’re lucky, it’s a long and satisfying journey. But customers can churn seemingly out of nowhere and for no good reason. Sure, people are unpredictable.

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

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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