Sat.Oct 13, 2018 - Fri.Oct 19, 2018

5 Tips for Designing Successful Sales Incentive Compensation Plans

Xactly

Few leading indicators are more predictive of a company’s future sales performance than its incentive compensation plans.

7 Tips for Building Trust in Sales with Improved Communication

Connect2Sell

Misunderstandings in the workplace cause productivity losses, hurt feelings, and unnecessary conflict. Communicating with clarity can prevent misunderstandings and keep things running smoothly and peaceably.

Just Email Me Something….

Mr. Inside Sales

What do you say when you get this objection while prospecting? If you’re like many sales reps, you accept this stall and become a willing participant in the follow up drama that ensues. And you know how frustrating that is.

Why Your Sales Talent Program is Failing

Sales Benchmark Index

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.

ATTENTION: The New Sales Currency

MTD Sales Training

Years ago, when the first bartering started (thought to be in the Middle East), metals were used as symbols to represent value stored in the form of commodities. Currency became recognised as stores of value, and traded between market traders and, eventually, nations.

Salary 260

More Trending

The Art of Asking Great Questions

Anthony Cole Training

Watch Sales Guy Unplugged: Are Your Sales Questions Courageous Enough? create & convert leads sales leads how to improve sales things to do for sales success

How To 216

Design Thinking, Empathy, and the Ideal Customer Experience Design

Sales Benchmark Index

Your Design Thinking Needs Analysis and Abstract Reasoning to Align with the Customer.

Let’s Keep Talking

John Barrows

The feedback from the recent “We Need to Talk” webinar was so positive that we wanted to summarize some of the key points we discussed, share the resources we’ve compiled and keep the conversation by introducing the Slack community we’re building called Sales Done Right.

Survey 191

Why You Need to Make Time for Asking for Referrals

No More Cold Calling

Getting referrals business should be top. priority in your sales prospecting techniques. Message to sales leaders: Your job is to get the rocks off the road so your team can close deals, exceed quota, and blow past revenue goals. That’s not happening with cold calling.

Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

A step-by-step guide for building a comprehensive training playbook for your sales team.

Salespeople With This Weakness Score 47% Worse at Reaching Decision Makers

Understanding the Sales Force

A lot of the salespeople I coach have a weakness in their Sales DNA - their need to be liked. Approximately 58% of all salespeople have this weakness and on average, salespeople score 76% in that competency.

SBI Hires Jacqueline Davis as Global Pricing Practice leader

Sales Benchmark Index

Dallas, TX – Oct 17, 2018 Sales Benchmark Index (SBI), a management consultancy specializing in revenue growth, today announced that Jacqueline (“Jacqui”) Davis has joined the firm as its global Pricing Practice leader. Jacqui has over 20 years of experience developing.

Have You Asked Yourself That?

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Questions, specifically in sales, are like burgers, some are surprisingly satisfying, exceeding expectations, others leave underwhelmed, asking yourself why you bothered, again? In both, it’s down to how much strategy, planning, preparation, we do in advance; then the quality of execution, followed by review, and then over again.

SME 178

When Our Customers tell Overstated Stories and We believe Them

Babette Ten Haken

Current and potential customers can tell us overstated stories. To attract our attention, negotiate business with us. And lead us on and on and on. So, why do we continue to believe them? Until we don’t, anymore? First of all, we are flattered that these customers contacted us.

Fulfilling Today's (Changing) eLearning Needs

Speaker: Bryan Marriott, President, P1 Learning

eLearning cannot be a “one size fits all” proposition. It’s not enough to post 1,000+ courses and leave training up to chance. Join Bryan Marriott, President of P1 Learning, as he walks through the process of identifying learner needs, and then delivering training that specifically addresses those needs – in a short, effective, and entertaining manner.

15 Phrases You Should Always Avoid Communicating with Clients

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Olivia Ryan Business communication rarely goes beyond the borders of formal speech and writing, particularly in the B2B niche. Sometimes it’s reasonable to add a slight touch of humor as an icebreaker, but most of the time you should stick to the regular business language.

ROI 248

Do You Care About the Wrong Thing?

The Sales Heretic

You have an amazing product or service. It’s awesome. It’s the best on the market. It’s unique. It has the most features and benefits. It has the longest and most comprehensive warranty. And it’s the best value. Naturally, you love your product or service. You’re proud to sell it.

Customer Lifecycle Management – The Foundation for an Effective Customer Success Organization

Sales Benchmark Index

Customer Success has become one of the hottest trends and sources of growth in Revenue Management. In fact, if you are managing Customer Support, Renewals, and/or Upsell you are keenly aware how much impact a Customer Success Strategy can have.

Help me! (Really)

Sales 2.0

We sales people have evolved. We don’t always pitch our product or service, sometimes we’re helpful enough to send over a white paper or blog post that may be of interest. But as it goes with good ideas, content is getting overused.

Buyer 212

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.

Headlines and Taglines Make Content Marketing More Effective

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Lewis Robinson Great marketing involves catching the eyes of consumers. Once a viewer is hooked with an initial come on, he/she looks a little closer at what the seller is actually selling. Whether a buy is made or not remains to be seen.

Retaining Customers requires All Hands on Deck

Babette Ten Haken

Why do initiatives on retaining customers still feel like a bunch of isolated actions? Provided by people in separate departments. With different functions. All throwing their professional efforts at the customer. Instead of in partnership with the customer.

Reconstructing a Marketing Organization from Start to Finish

Sales Benchmark Index

Joining us on the is Andrea Brody, the Chief Marketing Officer for Bravo Solution, which has sinced merged with JAGGAER to create the world’s largest independent spend management company. Andrea is one of the top B2B revenue generating marketers.

See the Way to Win with Key Accounts

Smart Selling Tools

In this series, we ask Sales Tech Executives to describe how their solution can change a sales organization in a significant way. We call it Sales Tech Game Changers. This week I interview Mark Kopcha , Founder & CEO of Revegy.

Sales Training That Gets Results – With or Without Classroom ILT

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, VP Sales Enablement Services, SPASIGMA

Most sales ILT (instructor-led training) has historically not been very effective, if we consider “effective” to mean “changes behavior, improves results, or produces a ROI.” In this webinar, sales enablement expert Mike Kunkle will break down how modern technology removes the need for ILT in sales training - and will also explain how to effectively integrate ILT into your modern training, if you want to continue using it!

From KPIs to Marketing Accountability: How Marketing Directors Use Analytics

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Frank Moreno, vice president worldwide marketing, Datawatch Marketing budgets have never been higher, but neither has marketing team turnover.

Help me! (Really)

Sales 2.0

We sales people have evolved. We don’t always pitch our product or service, sometimes we’re helpful enough to send over a white paper or blog post that may be of interest. But as it goes with good ideas, content is getting overused.

Buyer 195

The Intersection of Big Data, Customer Experience (CX), and Digital Transformation

Sales Benchmark Index

Joining us on the is Mark Lister, he is the Chief Digital Officer for Ness, a digital engineering company that designs and builds digital platforms and software that helps organizations engage customers, differentiate their brands, and drive revenue growth.

This “Unfair” Advantage Separates Top-Notch Sales Teams from The Rest

Openview

Imagine you’re part of a Grand Prix race through the winding streets of Monaco. You’ve got the fastest, most exotic car. The best crew. Powerful fuel. And you’ve been training for years. But, while your rivals zip along the harbor like electric slot cars, you sputter along at a crawl.

How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

A great sales team starts with a manager who’s a great coach. To stay competitive in today’s market, you need to implement a formal coaching approach that is aligned with your buyer’s journey and internal processes to drive results. Fortunately, Steve Benson is here to help you become that great coach.

Are You Solving the Wrong Sales Problem?

Engage Selling

Could you be solving the wrong sales problem? In other words, is the culprit behind a lack of sales the real issue, or an easy “scapegoat” which is masking the real problem?

Five Key Skills for Sales Ops Career Success

InsightSquared

If you’ve ever thought about becoming a lawyer, the path is pretty clear: Get a Bachelor’s degree. Take the LSAT. Earn your JD. Pass the bar. The process may not be easy, but at least it’s laid out.

Competitive Intelligence at the Field Level – the Untapped ‘X’ Factor for Sales Enablement Teams

Sales Benchmark Index

Competitive Intelligence at the Field Level – the Untapped ‘X’ Factor for Sales Enablement Teams.