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8 Disciplines of Sales Execution

Sales Benchmark Index

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Why is Authenticity So Rare Today?

John Barrows

At Salesloft’s Rainmaker conference this year I delivered a workshop, a keynote, and I participated in a panel. In each of these presentations, my focus was on providing as much value as possible to the audience.

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Match the Hatch to Break Through the Noise When Prospecting

Sales Readiness Group

Prospecting is a lot like fly fishing. In this episode, we talk about the similarities between those two practices, and how by "matching the hatch" you're much more likely to break through the noise when prospecting. Prospecting

Are You Moving Forward or In Circles?

The Pipeline

Share Tweet Share 2. By Tibor Shanto. In every cultural ritual, say like sales, that unfolds over and over, not just for the individuals involved in it day to day, selling and buying, buying and selling, and over again; people tend to see events as they unfold, through their narrow set of filters.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

Are Salespeople Still Using the Hard Sell?

Understanding the Sales Force

When you hear a phrase like the hard sell , do you instantly think of car salespeople? Insurance? Replacement windows? No offense intended to those of you in one of those three industries! While someone's reference to a hard sell may differ, the perception of the hard sell is fairly universal.

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Reallocating CSM Time Can Dramatically Improve Customer Success Revenue

Sales Benchmark Index

As a Customer Success Leader, to scale your organization, you have to get the most out of your team. Your greatest lever, is how to allocate a Customer Success Professional’s most important asset, their time. In order to drive the.

What Saleswomen Do Really, Really Well

No More Cold Calling

Women in sales have a natural advantage. When you think about salespeople, you probably picture men. History and Hollywood have made sure of that. Yet, many saleswomen outperform their male colleagues, and many men have admitted that to me when the other guys were out of earshot.

What Are The Different Types Of Selling?

MTD Sales Training

By different types of sales, we’re referring to the styles that salespeople will adopt when they are with prospects and customers. Either face-to-face or online. Over the years the styles have changed because buyers’ needs have changed. .

Every Problem is an Opportunity Waiting for a Solution

The Sales Hunter

View every problem as an opportunity. Instead of looking at what has gone wrong, focus your thinking on the solution. This will move you forward with your customers and make them see you in a different light. You have an opportunity to demonstrate leadership.

How to Level Up Your Marketing Strategy with Video

Building brand awareness and acquiring customers is never easy, but how can you improve your marketing strategy with limited resources? Vidyard has you covered with their 3-in-1 guide on how to use video across your marketing efforts without breaking the bank.

Get Work Done Right – Insights from Author and Workfront CEO, Alex Shootman

Sales Benchmark Index

Our Workplaces Have Changed … And They Are Continuing to Change. The modern workforce consists of five generations of workers. The Millennial generation is better educated that those who are a part of Generation X. Millennial women are more than four times.

The Future of B2B Sales

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Brad Soper, Andree Radloff and Mark-Daniel Rentschler What will sales divisions look like in the future?

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24 Ways to Make Customers Feel Special

The Sales Heretic

Everyone wants to feel special. It’s a basic human emotional need. And as I—and many other sales experts—have noted repeatedly, buying decisions are emotional at their core. Which means the more you can fulfill your prospect’s emotional needs, the more likely they are to buy from you, and the more frequently they’ll buy from you. [.]. Sales customer emotional expert product prospect service

This Scared Me To Death

Jill Konrath

I was standing on a ledge, facing a rock wall. The path at Water Canyon ended there; we couldn't go any higher. Looking down over my right shoulder, I saw a bottomless pit. One that I was supposed to descend. My stomach was churning, my head was spinning. Fear owned my body and I was at its mercy.

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4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

Establish a GTO (Growth Transformation Office) and Ensure Success of Your Revenue Growth Initiative

Sales Benchmark Index

I was speaking to a former client who recently implemented a growth transformation office. When I asked what the GTO’s goals were, she shared that the role of a growth transformation office is to accelerate internal transformation by identifying the.

3 Ways Technology Can Streamline Your Sales Performance Management Strategy

Sales and Marketing Management

How to Be a Memorable Salesperson Part 11: Listen With Empathy

Connect2Sell

Memorable: enduring, unforgettable, noteworthy, significant, extraordinary, esteemed, important, impressive, remarkable, indelible, interesting, meaningful. The dictionary offers plenty of synonyms for the word “memorable.” They are all relevant and useful outcomes for a seller.

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Four Reasons Behind Sales Madness

Anthony Cole Training

In our follow up to last week's March Madness write-up, we discuss the idea of "sales madness", and the notion that it can be defined similarly to insanity, or doing the same thing over and over again but expecting a different result.

Moving the Sales Performance Bell Curve

A blueprint for turning average performers into top reps.

Key To Great Customer Experience

Partners in Excellence

We know the importance of customer experience. Whether it’s their buying experience or their experience in implementing or using our solutions, customer experience is key to our success. It’s what causes them to buy, repurchase, and recommend.

Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on Sales and Marketing

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Paula Sanders There’s a lot of hype around artificial intelligence, but the reality of its impact to sales and marketing strategies promises to be positive. In the latest Digital Trends report, which surveyed marketing, creative and technology professionals, nearly one third of organizations are planning to invest in AI within 12 months – a market projected to reach $70 billion by 2020. That’s a significant opportunity.

5 Great Ideas to Set 5 Sales Meetings per Week

Marc Wayshak

How many sales meetings do you have to set per week to crush your sales goals? Turns out, the answer is 5. Watch this video to learn 5 great ideas to set 5 sales meetings per week. You’ll walk away with the know-how to schedule one quality sales meeting every workday.

How to Run An Ultra-Effective Daily Sales Huddle

Sales Hacker

Few would argue with how important it is for sales leaders to meet with their sales people on a regular basis. Common interactions typically include the monthly or weekly 1-on-1, sales kickoffs, weekly sales team meetings , and the quarterly performance review.

In the Race to Win More Customers, Sales Needs Digital Transformation

Salesforce users were surveyed about the forces shaping today's workplace. Discover the results and why investments in digital transformation and automation are pushing sales teams ahead.

What Are The Consequences Of Doing Nothing?

Partners in Excellence

What are the consequences of doing nothing/not changing? The answer to this question is the single most important issue in every sales opportunity. Yet, when I ask this question in deal reviews, fewer than 5% of sales people can respond.

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A Guide to Building Accurate Buyer Personas Using Real Data

Connext Digital

In this increasingly customer-centric business landscape, it’s getting more important than ever for companies to tap into their buyers’ mindset. By putting yourself in your customer’s shoes, you’ll understand their pain points, needs, and decision-making process better. Enter: buyer personas.

SalesTech Video Review: Fullcast.io

Smart Selling Tools

SalesTech Video Review: Fullcast.io. Fullcast is a “planning to execution tool” that enables sales operations teams to collaboratively build their go-to-market strategies on a single integrated platform. Their motto is “from sales ops to growth ops.”.

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You’re Either Digital or You’re Dead

Engage Selling

In today’s world, you either decide to be digital or you decide to be dead. What’s your choice?

Successful Social Selling Best Practices Guide

This best practices guide focuses on helping you organize, harness and capitalize on the information, buying signals and qualified prospects identifying themselves to you online every single day.

Too Busy To Do What We Know Is Right!

Partners in Excellence

The sales team knew the sales process helped improve the results they produced–they had tested it, they’d seen profound improvements in result, but they weren’t using it. They struggled to produce results. The manager knew he was supposed to coach his people.

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3 Takeaways from ZoomInfo’s 2019 Technographic Data Report

Zoominfo

For those who aren’t familiar with the concept of technographics, allow us to explain. The term technographic data, or technographics , refers to the essential technologies and tools a business uses to function.

Greatest Motivational B2B Sales Quotes

Anthony Iannarino

All sales pros need fresh material in order to stay relevant and on top of their sales game. These ideas can come from any number of things you encounter in the world, which is why it’s so important to always be digesting books, blogs, videos, and other types of content.