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

Climb The Trust Ladder To Increase Results In Prospecting

InsideSales.com

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.

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

Sales Hacker

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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

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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.

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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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?

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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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.

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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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.

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?

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).

Lead Generation Checklist to Get Better Results Now

You spend time, energy, and money to generate demand and get leads. It's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure. This checklist gives you an easy way to focus on the most critical tasks to get better results now.

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.

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.

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?

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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Want to Crush Your Competition? Read How to Build an AI-Powered Selling Roadmap

“If sales reps have the right AI tools and adoption, we see sellers easily closing 3 times as many sales each month.” Hear from 5 experts on steps you can take to reduce non-selling time and use conversational & sentiment analysis to transform how you sell.

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.

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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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

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.

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.

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.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

What is the One, Next, Right Step to Sales Success?

The Center for Sales Strategy

Sales tend to stall. Every salesperson with a pending list realizes that this week looks too much like last week. As does every sales manager who's listened through the excuses about why this or that prospect is still pending.

15 Bad Habits That Make Salespeople Seem Pushy (And How to Correct Them)

Hubspot Sales

Salespeople get a bad rap. In HubSpot Research's newest study, Buyers Speak Out: How Sales Needs to Evolve , respondents were asked to submit the word they most associated with salespeople. The #1 response? Pushy.". Yikes. Persistence is part of being a salesperson.

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.