September, 2020

Go through the motions

Sales 2.0

In sales we need to go through the motions. Our buyers are “frazzled” as Jill Konrath says.

4 Ways To Optimize Your Sales Prospecting Workflow

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You know those YouTube rabbit holes you go down? Twenty videos later you look up to see that hours have passed you by? Prospecting can feel pretty similar. Having more strategic workflows in place can ensure you’re spending your time on the right things without going too far off track.

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The 3 Traps of Virtual Selling

Integrity Solutions

by Bruce Wedderburn. Virtual selling has changed the way that customers are choosing- or not choosing- to interact with salespeople, often in significant ways. While the fundamentals of selling aren’t different in a virtual setting, the dynamics are, and many salespeople are struggling to adapt.

The Only Reason Anyone Ever Buys Anything

The Sales Heretic

We buy things. We buy lots of things. And we buy those things for lots of different reasons: • We’re hungry • We’re bored • We’re sick • We want our employees to be more productive • We need to go places • We want the people we care about to feel loved • [.].

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.

3 Ways to Handle: “I Don’t Have Time for the Presentation”

Mr. Inside Sales

We’ve all been there – you call your prospect back at the appointed time for your presentation and they tell you any of the following: This isn’t a good time, OR. I’ve got another meeting in 10 minutes, OR. How long will this take?” What to do?

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6 Keys to Prospecting Success

John Doerr

Most sellers will tell you that creating conversations with prospects is critical to greater success in sales, but the dynamics of how to do it can be baffling. Unfortunately, when sellers seek to understand it better, they often find conflicting advice

How To Use Sales Dialers To Close Deals Faster

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Imagine having to call 50-100 people in a day. All of those numbers, voicemails, busy signals, etc. It sounds crazy right? And imagine doing it with no help from technology. It’s just you and the phone.

Proper 2021 Planning Will Require a New Level of Focus

Sales Benchmark Index

No more bets, please. Have you ever been at a roulette table next to the person who bets on nearly every number? They practically cover the board betting the majority of the 38 numbers, 0 & 00 included, not realizing.

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Taking the Lead: Why Q4 Is the Time for Small Businesses to Get Aggressive

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Dan Freeman The economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 crisis continues to present opportunities for leaders to show their resolve. Assertive businesses have taken the lead and have handled the crisis with resilience. This proactive mentality is essential going forward.

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!

3 Easy Ways to Better Listening

Mr. Inside Sales

When you open your mouth, you close your ears. We all know the importance of listening to our prospects and clients, so why are we doing so little of it?

How to Recover from Sales Mistakes

Connect2Sell

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How to Create & Build Relationships Virtually

Anthony Cole Training

Virtual relationships aren’t new and neither are virtual business relationships. What is new are the expectations and the tools. Instead of in-person meetings, we are now expected to meet via Zoom, GoToMeeting, Facebook Live.

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How to Use Email Automation to Nurture Prospects

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As a B2B marketer or sales professional you have a number of things battling for your attention at any given moment. Though email is an extremely effective communication channel that’s ever-evolving, it’s one of the most time-consuming.

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 Mental Game of Sales

Jill Konrath

If you're struggling in these challenging times, check out this video interview I did last week with Steve Richard, Founder of ExecVision. Success Mindset

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4 Marketing Trends to Expect for a Post-COVID-19 World

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Kevin Allen The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented change and hardship in our economic systems. It can make it hard to predict what B2B marketing and sales will look like when we enter the post-COVID-19 era. .

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Shana Tova

The Pipeline

There so many reasons to look to next year, may it be healthy and safe for you and yours! The post Shana Tova appeared first on TiborShanto.com. General shanah tova

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Creating Contingency Plans for Sales Success

Connect2Sell

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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.

Special Thanks to my Readers and A Gift For You!

Mr. Inside Sales

The results are in! I’d like to thank all my readers and clients who voted for my company, Mr. Inside Sales! We have won the AA-ISP’s prestigious award of: Top Service Provider of the Year—2020 Award!

How To Use Personas For Better Marketing

Zoominfo

There’s little we do in the world of B2B marketing that doesn’t involve thorough planning. We like to make sure that we’re setting ourselves up for success. And who wouldn’t? The whole spray and pray method is one of the past.

How a Sales and Marketing Leader Makes Meaningful Connections with Self-Serve Customers

Sales Benchmark Index

With more and more possibilities available to the online consumer, the desire for self-serve options does not seem to be subsiding anytime soon. With more independent and educated customers, where do sales and marketing fit into this new model? In his.

How the Pandemic is Reshaping Sales and Service

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Reza Soudagar The pandemic drove many businesses to quickly realign. Some sales organizations saw their pipelines disappear overnight, so they began to reevaluate processes in an attempt to preserve them.

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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.

A Complete Prospecting System

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. From the time of the first salesperson, sales leaders have been trying to figure out how to get their teams to prospect. In a recent survey, 42% of sales and corporate leaders identified prospecting as a skills gap in their organizations.

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Creating Sustainability by Managing Your Time in Sales

Connect2Sell

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New: The 21 Sales Core Competencies for 2020 And Beyond

Understanding the Sales Force

Had an update lately? I get an Office 365 update on Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and OneNote at least every week. It seems half of them are to fix something that broke in the previous release. Apple updates the operating systems of their various devices on a fairly regular basis.

5 Ways To Develop Your B2B Brand

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As humans, we tend to apply narratives to everything. And it makes a lot of sense — we’re more engaged when we hear stories, because a story puts your whole brain to work. Narratives are the connection between cause and effect, and that’s how we think!

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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.

Navigating the Digital Disruption to Your Sales Channel Strategy

Sales Benchmark Index

If you are reading this article and you work in the B2B space, you have most likely been inundated with buzzwords surrounding Digital and how it is disrupting your industry: Digital strategy, digital transformation, eCommerce, big data, IoT, AI, and.

Why Your Salespeople Won’t Follow Up With Prospects

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Jeff Shore Great salespeople love the thrill of the hunt. They don’t so much get a sale as they bag a sale. There is something about going in for the close and getting rewarded with a “yes.” The yes is their trophy. . But what about the one that got away?

Sales Scrum Episode #20 – Guest Scott Gillum

The Pipeline

Sales Scrum Episode #20 – Guest Scott Gillum. Scott Gillum is the founder of Carbon Design and a fellow member of CEB’s Sales & Marketing Thought Leadership Roundtable.

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