Sat.Jul 27, 2019 - Fri.Aug 02, 2019

Climb The Trust Ladder To Increase Results In Prospecting

InsideSales.com

Here is a strategy that utilizes the trust ladder to help you reach the highest level of rapport or trust with a prospect. Read on to learn how you can use it to increase your results on a prospecting call.

Win Fast, Lose Faster

Partners in Excellence

Losing fast, having the courage to walk away from a deal that you are highly unlikely to win is tough for everyone. But it’s actually one of the important things you can do to drive your sales performance. In the past 4 weeks, I’ve walked away from 2 deals. The first, I knew I could win.

Sell Like An Entrepreneur: The Simple Mindset Shift That Wins More Deals

Sales Hacker

How to Measure Sales Performance Fully and Completely

Xactly

Measuring sales performance accurately is important to drive growth. Learn what metrics you should track for better insight into your sales organization. Sales Performance Management Sales Planning

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.

Are You Pushing Too Hard?

Engage Selling

Are you pushing the sale too hard with your prospects and clients? Look, we all know sales is about persistence. Sometimes though, sellers don’t know when to slow down on that persistence and actually repel the client away.

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Promoted! New Sales Manager Training for Your Ongoing Development

Connect2Sell

his series has focused on a wide variety of topics that will help you succeed as a new sales manager. That’s the short-term view. In this post, we’re looking longer term, too, so you’ll be preparing yourself for your next-level job even as you settle into this one.

10 Key to Prospecting Success

The Sales Hunter

Ask salespeople what their number one issue is and you’ll probably hear, “getting good prospects.” Here’s a simple fact: you can’t close a sale until you have someone to sell to. So what does it take to successfully prospect?

5 Reasons Why Your Pricing Vendor Needs Sales Expertise

Sales Benchmark Index

Driving effective cross-functional interlocks is a best practice for B2B organizations looking to accelerate revenue growth. However, one interlock that often gets overlooked in go-to-market transformations is the relationship between Sales and Pricing. Too often, Sales views Pricing as a.

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If Done Right, Your Referral System Won’t Actually Cost a Thing

No More Cold Calling

Referral makers don’t want your money. They want to know you’re trustworthy. You’re going to pay me how much for referral business? No thanks! When I refer you, I put my reputation on the line, so I need to trust that you’ll take care of my connection as I would.

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Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

Why Success Formulas and Sales Plans Fail

Anthony Cole Training

If you have followed my blog, read our sales newsletters or listened to our audio sales brews , then you’ve heard me talk about success formulas. The concept is pretty simple. If you follow the steps and execute the required activities to the required standards, you will be successful.

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Do You Have Lousy Customers?

The Sales Hunter

Do you have lousy customers? Ask yourself that question and be serious about your answer. If you’re saying yes, then why do you think your customers are lousy? Are your customers lousy because your sales process attracts the wrong customers?

Capturing the True Meaning of Customer Experience

Sales Benchmark Index

Brad Christian, Chief Customer Officer of Market Force, joins us to share the true meaning of customer experience. Brad and his team at Market Force have become masters of customer experience and have shared some of the best-practices that impact.

Re-Evaluating Our Way Of Selling

MTD Sales Training

One of my consultants was carrying out a ‘discovery’ session with a sales team recently, to discuss what areas they find most challenging when it comes to selling their products.

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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.

What is the Most Powerful Management Question Ever?

Anthony Cole Training

In most companies, we find that the bottom 40% of producers are responsible for less than 20% of the total sales production (in many cases less than 10% of new business- even when we take out new hires with less than 2 years of service).

Monday Motivation Video: What Are Your 5-Year Goals?

The Sales Hunter

Set a course of action to achieve your long-term goals. That is the only way you’ll know if you got there and achieved something. Don’t wander through life and just take whatever falls in your lap. Go out and get it! Where do you want to be professionally and personally in 5 years?

Who Should Choose the Channel for Your New Go-to-Market?

Sales Benchmark Index

If you are a CEO whose company sells exclusively to the end-user of your product or service and you are confident that is the optimal go-to-market motion, this article isn’t for you. However, if you are a CEO who: Is actively considering.

How to Build a Successful Sales Team: VIDEO

DiscoverOrg Sales

We spend an enormous amount of time trying to hire sales professionals that we think are “A” players. . We then (hopefully) invest time training those reps before turning them loose on the phones … only to ask them to do several different roles. .

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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.

Podcast 108: Mentality & Personal Brand With James Buckley

John Barrows

This week’s podcast guest is James Buckley. He’s a familiar face on the podcast and we were lucky enough to spend some time with James as a team before recording this episode. James “SayWhatSales” Buckley is that guy you see on every social media feed you’ve got. He’s a Sales practitioner who is growing a killer team at RingLead , as well as the Uncrushed podcast host.

Asking Isn’t As Easy As You Think

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: David L. Varner We ask for things all the time…asking your dog to sit and stay, or your kids to go bed. Do you get what you want? Simply stated, it’s asking someone to do something. Here’s another: Rule One in sales is: “Did you ask for the order?”. Sound familiar?

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The Power of Optimism in Sales

Mr. Inside Sales

“It is never too late to be What you might have been.”. George Eliot. Leo Tolstoy observed, ‘Faith is the force of life.’ Faith is also the force behind successful selling. The optimistic salesperson conveys an attitude of confidence to the buyer. The result? Lots of closings.

The Ultimate Guide to Asking Sales Questions (And 29 Questions You Can Use Today)

Gong.io

Are you looking for a rich list of sales questions you can use today? Sweet, because we have you covered. . Not only that, but you’ll also learn how and when to use these questions. In fact, we’re going to start with that foundation.

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!

What was the first sale you ever made? 11 successful salespeople discuss their first big wins

Nutshell

There’s something about the memory of your first real sale that elicits pride, confidence, and love for the profession. No matter how young or inexperienced you are when it happens, that first sale leaves an impression that stays with you for the rest of your career.

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Five Tips for Transitioning Into a Sales Leadership Role

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Chris Mason So many of us begin our sales careers as representatives of a company, product, service or all the above. We learn the tricks of the trade, the importance of customer service, the power of relationship building and what it feels like to win and lose.

Rejection in Sales: What to Do About It

Mr. Inside Sales

“Rejection is an inevitable consequence of selling. Ironically, this fact is good news for the disciplined salesperson. If personal rejection were not an integral component of the sales process, anyone could sell; superior sale people would be commonplace.

Are Customer Acquisition Stories also Customer Retention Stories?

Babette Ten Haken

What do your customer retention stories sound like? Can you rely on the same stories you told to acquire new customers, to also retain them? As the saying goes, what got you to where you are today may not get you to where you need to go, tomorrow.

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.

Weekly Roundup: 4 Field Sales Best Practices of High-Performing Teams + More

The Center for Sales Strategy

- MOTIVATION -. DON'T BE AFRAID TO GIVE UP THE GOOD TO GO FOR THE GREAT.". JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER. AROUND THE WEB -. > > 4 Field Sales Best Practices of High-Performing Teams — CloserIQ.

How to Be More Competitive in Sales Now

Anthony Iannarino

We don’t often speak to the fact that selling is a form of competition. In a contest measured by the value the salesperson creates, there is a winner and a loser.

Are You Building Pipeline in Squads or Pods?

SalesforLife

Over the last couple of years, many of our customers have been asking us to identify the go-to-market strategy, and specific execution points, around selling in teams.