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.

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.

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The Showpad Sales Transformation Maturity Model

The Showpad Sales Transformation Maturity Model helps organizations understand where they are today in terms of meeting buyer expectations — and how key teams can drive transformation that impacts the bottom-line. Download the free eBook for a pragmatic approach to growing sales maturity.

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

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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.

Where Politics & Business Collide: Political Donations of B2B Decision Makers

DiscoverOrg Sales

As the 2018 midterm election cycle heats up, demographic research and new insights about American voters has never been more in demand.

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.

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Why Your Sales Talent Program is Failing

Sales Benchmark Index

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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Moving the Sales Performance Bell Curve

A blueprint for turning average performers into top reps.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Improve your cold email response rates with these social proof techniques

Close.io

When you send a sales email, you could have the most compelling subject line. The most enticing content. The most exciting CTA. But if I don’t know you and your company, I’m always going to be left with one question: Why should I trust you?

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Growth Hacking Playbook: Your Ultimate List of Growth Hack Resources

Hubspot Sales

Growth Hacking is a popular buzzword, but does anyone really know what it means?

Put Them at Ease Immediately: How to Mirror Your Prospects to Increase Sales

RingDNA

When you meet new people, how do you connect with them quickly? Why are some people able to connect deeper, faster than others? Perhaps shared interests, mutual activities, similar feelings do play a role, but […].

Supercharge Your Sales Training ROI with eLearning

Speaker: Ray Makela, CEO, Sales Readiness Group, and David Jacoby, President, Sales Readiness Group

Companies spend about $20 billion a year on various forms of sales training, but many sales leaders report a low ROI from their sales training initiatives. Join us, along with Ray Makela and David Jacoby from Sales Readiness Group, as they break down the five essential factors to achieve sustainable success from your sales training investment, and how to leverage eLearning to maximize results.

3 Sales Enablement Trends to Watch in 2019 [CSO Insights Research]

BrainShark

Sales enablement leaders are learning more about how to succeed in their roles with each passing year, but new data shows they still have room for improvement

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.

9 Insanely Successful Real Estate Marketing Ideas from Top Agents

Hubspot Sales

As a real estate professional, you want to grow your business, and marketing plays a large role in capturing the attention of potential clients. A 2018 study by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found 87% of home buyers purchase their home through a real estate agent.