May, 2021

8 Sales Lessons from Michael Scott

Chorus.ai

You can learn a lot from success, but you can learn even more from failure. No one embodies this truth like Michael Scott—the king of paper merchantry, the greatest manager Dunder Mifflin ever saw (or so he’d like to have you think).

Leadership Development in the New Millennium

Steven Rosen

Sales Leadership Development in the New Millennium. Leading-edge sales organizations understand the value of investing in leadership development. They believe that strong sales managers are the key to driving sales rep performance.

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Ask for More to Get More

Mr. Inside Sales

My sales numbers when through the roof when I changed one simple thing: I asked for double or even triple the deal size at the end of each presentation. Before this, I used to give my presentation and automatically default to the lowest deal size and be happy if I got it.

How to Use Sales Multi-Threading to Your Advantage

Zoominfo

Hitting an early impasse with a prospect is an age-old sales dilemma. “I I was working on an account and had talked to someone a little bit lower in the organization. They said, ‘You need to reach out to our CEO directly,’” recalls Megan Hanisko, manager of sales development at ZoomInfo. “So

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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.

Create More Sales Opportunities with These 5 Activities

Anthony Cole Training

Business planning as a sales professional has several components. But, there isn’t a component that is more important than using your calendar to plan for your “green” activity. planning for success sale accountability increase sales sales planning traits of successful people

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3 Properties and a Report: A Smarketing Love Story

Sales and Marketing Management

If you’re looking to use the HubSpot CRM for sales and marketing (smarketing), this story is for you. The post 3 Properties and a Report: A Smarketing Love Story appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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Four Principles for Hiring Sales STARS!

Steven Rosen

Hiring Sales Stars . Whether you are starting a new sales force or hiring a new rep to fill a vacancy, the four principles of the STAR Process will help you select top sales performers.

Bigger Goals = Bigger Results

Mr. Inside Sales

What do you expect to accomplish this year? Think carefully, because nothing (in my experience) is more predictive of results than mindset.

The secrets to closing a multi-million dollar deal

Zoominfo

“The summary of it is that we prospected like heck, we did probably 50 to 100 demos, we struck out a lot, and every time we struck out we just kept going and going and going.

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!

4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself When Building a Success Formula

Anthony Cole Training

Success Formulas help us identify certain behaviors that we need to execute week in and out to achieve our goals. But how do you know if yours is set up for greatness or failure? Sales Effort sales success formula increase sales traits of successful people

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Building, Retaining, and Developing a Modern Salesforce

Sales Benchmark Index

To say your salesforce is changing is an understatement. Not only have there been shifts in adapting to a new virtual world, but your teams also need the time and attention dedicated to reaching their full potential now more than.

There Is No Need To Lie

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. There has always been an uneasy dance involving selling and buying when it comes to trust and honesty. While it is natural to be guarded or cagey when you first meet someone new, but this goes a bit further, by both sides.

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How Sales Teams Can Tap Into the Power of Asynchronous Communication

Sales and Marketing Management

Managers can improve the impact of in-person communications by supplementing them with asynchronous communication that can be viewed and shared wherever and whenever the salesperson needs it.

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.

One Great Close You Should Be Using

Mr. Inside Sales

How do you handle the following two big objections? Your price is too high.”. “I I can get a better deal/rate/price using XYZ”. Arguably, these may be the two most frustrating objections sales reps get, and interestingly, there is one technique that works amazingly well—but few sales reps use it.

3 Audience Segmentation Trends Shaping Digital Marketing in 2021

Zoominfo

Imagine showing your advertisement to a stadium of 50,000 people. If you were a marketer twenty years ago, you would have given anything for this scenario. But times have changed. In 2021, digital marketers are segmenting audiences and focusing on quality over quantity.

8 Steps to Effectively Close More Business

Anthony Cole Training

We recorded a video on Laying the Foundations for the 8 Steps to More Effective Closing to close more business more quickly with higher margins. And we talked about the foundation. Today we are going to get into the actual 8 Steps of Becoming an Extraordinary Closer. closing more sales Sales Presentation increase sales

Accelerating Growth Through a High-Performance Sales Culture

Sales Benchmark Index

Culture—the ultimate 21st-century corporate buzzword. Most agree it’s important, some understand why, but very few sales leaders use it as a competitive differentiator.

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.

Winning With Multi-Track Selling

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. It’s not news that the buy side has more stakeholders involved , representing the varied interests of a modern enterprise. Depending on who you follow, the number of stakeholders in a B2B decision continues to grow, over 10 by some accounts.

Podcast 198: Will Frattini On Sales Engagement Strategies To Accelerate Your Pipeline

John Barrows

Our guest this week is Will Frattini, Director of Sales at ZoomInfo. Will joins John to talk about sales engagement strategies, and why a good support system helps fuel growth. Will shares the mistakes he’s made along the way and also the successes. We succeed by helping others succeed.

3 Ways to Overcome Call Reluctance

Mr. Inside Sales

Picking up the phone and making “cold calls” has never been easy, and this has prevented many reps from making the calls that can make them more sales and more income. Instead, reps these days tend to spend more time communicating on social media and sending emails.

Welcome, Gen A: The Age of Automation for Sales and Marketing is Here

Zoominfo

Imagine if, 30 years from now, business leaders are still scratching their heads about how to use artificial intelligence. It’s nearly impossible to believe that will be true. Yet a similar phenomenon has already happened with another technology: sales and marketing automation. .

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.

5 Habits for Greater Sales Success

Anthony Cole Training

Keeping your good habits “habitual” is dependent upon your level of commitment to your goals. If you are truly committed and willing to sacrifice immediate gratification for the long-term good, then good habits stick. But how do you correct your behavior and become more habitual? Here are our 5 steps to creating better sales habits. Prospecting sales succes Sales Activities sales commitment

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Are You Listening Now? How Sales Leaders Optimize Customer Listening Paths

Sales Benchmark Index

Inefficient activity assignment and role clarity issues within your organization can drive down important metrics such as your customer service satisfaction or net promotor scores. As a Sales Leader, you’re liable for understanding where your individual contributors need to be.

Resurrecting Cold Calling, Again

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Almost like clockwork, someone pronounces the death of cold calling. It is one of the most popular and repeated Zombie plotlines. The Modern Wave proves they have a better mouse trap, deems cold calling to be dead, only to have us return.

Why Sales Teams Need to Use Video

Sales and Marketing Management

Salespeople are increasingly leveraging video to prospect, as well as communicate their value messages. Because buyers are purchasing more products and services remotely and on demand, it's imperative that salespeople position themselves as subject matter experts.

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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.

Podcast 196: Sean Sheppard On Adopting A Growth Mindset

John Barrows

Our guest this week is Sean Sheppard, serial entrepreneur and Managing Partner at U.plus. Sean is helping corporations with their startups and shares with John what we should be teaching young sellers today, how the risk dynamic has changed, and the antiquated thinking we need to get rid of.

Three High-Impact Benefits of Email Marketing

Zoominfo

Email is the OG digital marketing tool. While it might seem basic and a little bit boring, email is actually the most advanced medium of communication between marketers and their ideal customers. It’s ubiquitous, low cost, reliable, and provides high-impact benefits.

The Ultimate Guide to Using the Sales Process to Improve Sales Performance

The Center for Sales Strategy

Some people are skilled at closing a sale. It's easy for them to build rapport with customers, gather information, pitch a product or service, and then close the sale. Others excel only in connecting with prospects and find it incredibly hard to present a product or close the sale.