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Sales 2.0

Data from Bloomberg’s economists say we are in a recession. We’re starting to get familiar with how our lives are affected by the health issues inherent in this COVID-19 crisis but the economic consequences are just kicking in.

8 Ways a Staffing Agency Can Stand Out and Find Clients

Zoominfo

Breaking through the “noise” successfully requires a more personalized, relationship-based selling approach, and the staffing sector is no exception. Firms and businesses have to find new ways to differentiate themselves. So how exactly can a staffing agency stand out? B2B Recruiting

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For Salespeople, Trust Matters Most in Times of Crisis

No More Cold Calling

Why do you trust some people and not others? Trust is a word we use indiscriminately, but we do not trust indiscriminately. How do we define trust? How do we get our arms around such an emotional word?

Why the Future of Selling Resemble Won't Resemble the Past

Understanding the Sales Force

It's April 17 and nearly every salesperson is selling from home. It's just temporary, right? Maybe. But what if it's not? According to the President, Vice-President, Scientists and some Governors, the economy will begin reopening in stages, perhaps as soon as May 1.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How to Sell in Any Market

Anthony Cole Training

There is always something going on in the market that makes selling difficult. However, you can choose to develop strategies and utilize virtual technologies to get in front of your prospects and clients.

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Differences Between Selling to Women vs. Men (Yes, Gender is a Factor)

Zoominfo

Are there differences in selling to women vs. men in B2B sales? Isn’t it all the same? If that’s the mentality you’ve adopted, it might be time to rethink. In partnership with leading sales linguist Steve W. Martin, ZoomInfo surveyed 350+ B2B buyers, and we put this question to the test. B2B Sales

Managing Different Personality Types While Working From Home

The Center for Sales Strategy

Most of us have joined what Time calls "the World's Largest Work-From-Home Experiment." Without proper preparation, the COVID-19 outbreak has prompted business leaders everywhere to tell their team to work remotely until further notice.

How To Conduct An Online Sales Presentation Through A Virtual Meeting

MTD Sales Training

You’re conducting an online sales presentation to a prospective new customer…. Just how can you increase their engagement and keep them interested – and how can virtual meetings and virtual presentations achieve this? This really comes down to a number of key points.

How to Make a Remote Sale

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Andres Lares, Shapiro Negotiations Institute There is a small truism about connecting with people that anyone in sales can tell you, and they learned it early in their careers. When speaking to somebody on the phone, they can hear the difference when you smile. It’s true.

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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.

The Lasting Impact of Customer Success Teams During the COVID-19 Crisis

Sales Benchmark Index

For weeks now, businesses have been impacted by COVID-19. While it has been difficult to predict the severity of the pandemic, the one thing that has been unwavering is people’s innate desire to connect with one another. As a Customer.

Sales Leadership Roundtable – Tips on How to Communicate

Steven Rosen

Sales Leadership Roundtable – Part II. This is the second post from the sales leadership roundtable. Click here to read part one. The awesome leaders shared over 30 great tips on how they are communicating during this crisis. The best section was how they are communicating with their boss.

5 Online Sales Meeting Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

MTD Sales Training

Are you using online sales meetings throughout your sales process? More and more companies are going down this route especially those that sell software, SAAS products and online services.

Why You Need to Laugh in the Face of Death (And How to Do It)

The Sales Heretic

These are difficult times. The death toll from COVID-19 keeps climbing. Unemployment is skyrocketing. Sports, proms, conferences, festivals, trade shows, concerts, seminars, and more have been cancelled. And uncertainty is everywhere. What can you do at a time like this? Laugh. Let me explain.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

How Short-Term Hyper-Segmentation Can Support Lasting Revenue Growth

Sales Benchmark Index

By now, we are fully entrenched in the COVID-19 crisis. We have moved beyond the “shock” phase and into an “acceptance” phase of the new normal, at least for the time being. As market leaders, we must adapt to the current.

Make the Business-to-People Sale

Anthony Cole Training

Most Sales Managers would agree that completing prospecting activities and hitting sales goals are critical to success.

What Do Our Retail Customers Expect From Us?

MTD Sales Training

When customers step through the door, they expect a certain level of customer service. Your customer will expect an experience that is free-flowing and completely hassle free and can set you apart from your competitors if you do it right.

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Zoom: 5 Quick Tips to Use it Effectively

Mr. Inside Sales

By now, we’re all settled in at home and seamlessly conducting our business by phone and Zoom meetings, right? Well, not so fast…. Like you, I’ve greatly increased my Zoom meetings, and I’ve been disturbed by what I’ve seen.

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The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Back to the Base- A Message from Our CEO

Sales Benchmark Index

Throughout this past week, there has an overwhelming interest in the concept of going “back to base” During these uncertain times, your most significant opportunity for revenue growth is through retention. How will you create more value for your existing.

How to Refocus Your Prospecting Messaging

Alice Heiman

A month ago, you knew what to say when you picked up the phone or composed an email to prospect s. You knew your ideal customer profile, your target market, and your value propositions. You had all the tools you needed to prospect efficiently and effectively. .

Podcast 143: Leading With Empathy During Times of Uncertainty With Ralph Barsi

John Barrows

We are living in unprecedented times and uncharted waters. There is no better time than now to lead your sales conversations with empathy, kindness, sensitivity, and transparency. Ralph Barsi runs the global inside sales team at Tray.io

Communicating with Metaphors in Critical Times

Anne Miller

Explaining what is happening with Covid-19, getting people to follow directions, and reassuring listeners that things will eventually turn out all right is the challenge every corporate, local, state, and national leader faces today.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Why a Chief Customer Officer Is the CEO’s Key to Customer Retention

Sales Benchmark Index

Appointing a Chief Customer Officer Who Owns the Retention Number. Corporate leaders around the world are all reacting to the tragic events and economic impact of the past few months. In order to weather the storm and come out on top.

How to upsize sales performance while you downsize your tech

Membrain

It’s no secret that I believe that many sales organizations are overspending on technology. Right now, while many organizations are cutting payroll and looking for other ways to grow lean during a challenging time, I want to encourage you to take a good, hard look at your tech spend.

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Allego Partners with Ventilator Makers to Create App to Help Fight COVID-19

Allego

We’re proud to announce that Allego has partnered with several of the world’s leading ventilator manufacturers to form the Ventilator Training Alliance (VTA).

How to Build a Successful Sales Enablement Initiative in 5 Steps

Sales Hacker

Facing the pandemic and related challenges all over the world, the need for change is huge. That’s true in all areas of our lives — including how we run our businesses. Looking at the sales space, we are facing a few very specific challenges.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

A CEO’s Decision-Making Framework for Weathering the Crisis

Sales Benchmark Index

It can be difficult to keep up with current updates and regulations surrounding this new normal. Without knowing the full implications of how long this crisis will last, how are business leaders adapting their strategies, especially when working with customers.

Behind the Numbers: How Consumer Retail Benefits from CX Training

Miller Heiman Group

Online shopping makes it easier for consumers to shop more often, and throughout the day.

Anatomy of a Virtual Conference: The Inside Story of BOUNDLESS 2020

Nutshell

On March 6th, 2020, Nutshell hosted BOUNDLESS 2020, our second annual virtual conference. (If If you missed it, watch the full replay here.).