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

Zoominfo

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.

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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How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

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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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?

How to Coach Your Buyers

Connect2Sell

growing business buyer relationships leading buyers coaching your buyers

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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

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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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!

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 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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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!

Creating Contingency Plans for Sales Success

Connect2Sell

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6 Lessons for Sales Organizations I Learned on My Summer Vacation: Part 2

Anthony Cole Training

Being successful in sales requires continuous growth and learning from day-to-day experiences. Identifying those buyer's you can actually help by doing great research and keeping detailed prospect notes, it part of that success.

I Don’t Like You – Where Do I Sign?

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Can we agree that despite many claims to the contrary, there is no single proven method for continuous success in B2B sales? One that has proven itself in varied markets and real-world challenges.

The 5 Keys to Sales Emails That Set More Meetings

Speaker: Marc Wayshak, Sales Strategist, Best-Selling Author & Founder, Sales Insights Lab

So many reps' email efforts could be yielding more meetings--simply by using a better strategy. Watch the webinar with Marc Wayshak, Sales Strategist and Best-Selling Author, to get lots of great strategies on how to set up meetings via email! <

Brand Promise vs. Brand Experience: How to Deliver a Frictionless Customer Journey

Sales Benchmark Index

Brand Experience and Brand Promise often get grouped into one category when considering how buyers interact with your company, when in fact, the two are separate elements that need to be working in tandem for a frictionless and memorable customer experience. In his.

The Crucial Step Missing from Most Sales Training Programs

Understanding the Sales Force

Most companies don't understand that crappy customer service is really a sales issue. When a company's customer service is thoughtful, helpful, kind and thorough, that great customer service actually serves the sales organization.

Book Mike Brooks for Your 2021 Virtual Sales Event!

Mr. Inside Sales

2121 Sales Kickoffs are going to be different this coming January. Many will be held virtually—but that doesn’t mean they can’t still be impactful and motivating. Especially when you hire Mike Brooks, Mr. Inside Sales to kick off your sales event!

Creating Sustainability by Managing Your Time in Sales

Connect2Sell

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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.

Catching a Wave with Hispanic Consumers

Anthony Cole Training

Within 10 years, Hispanics will account for over 21% of the population in the United States. There is a valuable opportunity to understand and proactively adjust to this coming shift in demographics. develop relationships closing more sales Sales Growth Target Marketing relationship selling

An Alternative Objection Handling Method

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Objections are an emotional thing, meaning it is better to use a counterintuitive approach. You can take that even one step further by involving the prospect in handling their own objection. Try this alternative objection handling method: [link].

What Market-Leading CEOs Do Differently to Measure Customer Experience

Sales Benchmark Index

Most CEOs state that Customer Experience is a differentiator for competitive advantage. If perfected, it becomes difficult for the competition to fast follow. In addition, most leaders see a direct correlation with driving growth, profit, and valuation. Product and operational.

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