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How to Move Forward and Increase Sales During Uncertain Times

Anthony Cole Training

In this blog post, we pray for the health and safety of those at risk or sick during this time in human history.

All That’s Changed Is Their Objectives

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. “Starve your distractions, feed your focus.” ” — Daniel Goleman. I had to sit back and think hard about how to jump into the stream of pundit babble about COVID 19.

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Empathy and EI: Soft Skills and Sales Results


These are the questions buyers ask themselves about sellers. These back-of-the-mind questions influence buyers’ decisions to meet with you and buy from you. emotional intelligence selling skills soft skills for sales professionals Soft Skills and Sales

How Market-Leading Customer Success Teams Are Responding to CoVid-19

Sales Benchmark Index

CoVid-19 is creating an unprecedented situation. In the short history of Customer Success, we have not seen a crisis of this magnitude. Even those of us that are tenured, and have the gray hair to prove it, don’t have another.

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!

Why You Will Finally Pay the Price of Not Selling Value

Understanding the Sales Force

Given the current circumstances - a Global Pandemic and an economy where so many industries have been shut down or compromised - selling value will be more important than ever. The result of selling value is that you are able to win the business despite not having the best price.

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How to Reset Your Forecast Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sales Benchmark Index

With the uncertainty of CoVid-19 looming over your market and your customers’ markets, are you finding your already taxed forecasting processes are reaching their breaking point or leaving you with more questions than answers?

Pre-Boarding Ideas for New Hires

The Center for Sales Strategy

Years ago, companies gave little to no thought to pre-boarding — engaging with a new hire between the time they accept your offer and their first day. Once a candidate was hired, they were given a firm handshake and a start date.

How Market Leaders are Responding to CoVid-19 Pandemic

Sales Benchmark Index

These are unprecedented times. When we published our Q1 Research, we saw some warnings on the horizon that could lead to a recession. CoVid-19 and our society’s response has been a larger and faster shock to the system than anyone.

Script to Deal with the Covid-19 Objection

Mr. Inside Sales

“We’re just not doing anything until this virus situation is settled…”. Sound familiar? It should. You probably get this objection, or some version of it, every day now. And for good reason. We’re all in unchartered territory now.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Real Estate and the Corona Virus

Grant Cardone

I have been planning for an economic correction for some time now and been very verbal about it.

How to Turn a Field Sales Rep Into an Inside Sales Rep (And Still Make Quota)

Career shift? New sales model? Sales team temporarily grounded? There’s no shortage of reasons to make the case for moving outside reps to inside roles. Here’s what you – aka sales professionals – need to know to make the switch. . And keep knocking your number out of the park. #1

Keeping the Lights on Through the Crisis – What Do We Do Now?

Sales Benchmark Index

An executive team sits in front of their computers watching the concerned and, in some cases, confused faces of one another. They have completed the gut-wrenching discussion about who stays and who goes, either permanently or temporarily, to provide some.

COVID-19: It’s Not Time to Stop Selling!

Engage Selling

With everything going on the world with coronavirus, remember that it’s not time to stop selling! I understand at the moment, depending on where you are in the world, your situation may not allow for selling like you normally do.

Lead Generation Checklist to Get Better Results Now

You spend time, energy, and money to generate demand and get leads. It's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure. This checklist gives you an easy way to focus on the most critical tasks to get better results now.

Covid-19 Email Responses to Use Now

Mr. Inside Sales

In my continuing blog series on how to handle the stalls, objections, and real-world situations in sales caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, below you’ll find some suggested email responses to situations you may be running into.

Strategies for Managing Remote Sales Teams (By Choice or By Necessity)

The future of work is uncertain, but one thing is clear: the end of quarter will be remote. The bad news: quotas aren’t going down. The good news: the principles behind managing a team are the same whether they’re in the same room… or remote in their living room.

How a CRO Overcame Market Headwinds by Transforming a Legacy Company

Sales Benchmark Index

Today Scott Santucci, CEO of Growth Enablement Ecosystems, joins us to discuss digital transformation and how it impacts revenue growth. Digital is transforming the market as companies like Apple and Amazon reign supreme.

What We Can Learn from the Ongoing Crisis

Anthony Iannarino

There used to be a saying that when the United States sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold. Increasingly, as the world has gotten much smaller and flatter, our interconnectedness has made us both more durable and more fragile.

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.

Keep Your B2B Sales & Sanity Intact During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Sales Hacker

In sales, it’s normal to deal with slow seasons, bad seasons, and horrible seasons. But none of those compare to the current situation. The COVID-19 outbreak has been hitting the world where it hurts since February, ultimately affecting our lifestyles, our plans, and, naturally, our businesses.

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What is SEO content writing?


Everything you need to know about getting your content picked up by search engines (and humans). Content is where I expect much of the real money will be made on the Internet, just as it was in broadcasting.”. Bill Gates , Content is King (essay).

AI: The Ultimate B2B Growth Accelerator

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Michael Dehoyos Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly involved in every industry and aspect of our lives.

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Selling Your Way Out of a Crisis

Anthony Iannarino

The time for you to start climbing out of the hole that you find yourself in is now. There is no benefit from waiting to begin your recovery. It doesn’t help you to wait until things settle down, watching them get worse, feeling a sense of dread, allowing yourself to be disempowered by events.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

5 Tactics to Improve Your Follow-Up Cadence [With Examples]

Sales Hacker

There’s been a shift in how B2B organizations communicate through follow-ups and outreach. They’re taking a more B2C-like approach, optimizing the buying experience to win more business. Eight out of ten business buyers want the same experience as when they’re buying for themselves.

What To Do When Your Sales Team is Struggling

Alice Heiman

When sales teams struggle , I like to investigate three critical aspects of their sales strategy. . Market Position. Ideal Customer Profile . Value Proposition. A strategy that helps you hit your revenue target consistently always includes the above elements.

Adjusting to Working from Home: When You Can’t Meet Face-to-Face

The Center for Sales Strategy

For many sales managers and account executives, working from home is a brand-new concept. And like any emerging work style, those who've had more in-office job experiences feel skeptical about remote work. The Center for Sales Strategy (CSS) has embraced the work from home lifestyle.

You Are In the Middle Chapters Now

Anthony Iannarino

Imagine a story that follows this path. Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love with girl. Boy marries girl. Or how about this story. Girl goes into the wild. Nothing happens. She goes home. Our stories follow a particular, easily recognized pattern. The protagonist is a rube, one who is innocent, unaware.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Making the Most of Remote Meetings and Events with Sales Readiness Technology


During the recent health crisis, many companies are opting for remote meetings and events. Sales readiness technology can make that process easier with content, training and coaching

3 Ways AI and Machine Learning Will Affect Sales (& How to Prepare)

Sales Hacker

Informed and actionable business decisions now happen easily, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

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Jumpstart Your Remote Work Policy With Quick Templates and Resources


If you are in the midst of a transition to remote work, we're here to help. This post includes a range of resources from templates for documenting a new remote work policy to tips on how to feel less isolated while working from home. knowledge management