Sat.Nov 17, 2018 - Fri.Nov 23, 2018

The Proven Process for Developing a Go-to-Market Strategy

Hubspot Sales

Steps for developing a GTM strategy. Identify the buying center and personas. Map a value matrix and messaging strategy to each persona. Understand your buyer’s journey. Pick a sales strategy. Generate interest. Create content. Optimize.

Speed Limits, the Flow of Traffic, and Sales Pipelines

Understanding the Sales Force

I don't get stressed anymore when I'm driving. All it took was for me to not exceed the speed limit.

Two Killer Questions to Open & Close a Sale

Mr. Inside Sales

I was having breakfast with a client in Denver before a training program I was giving, and we were talking about the importance of asking questions and listening.

Sales Operations Is the Missing Link in Creating a World-Class Coverage Plan

Sales Benchmark Index

Sales operation needs to be in lock-step with your sales leader on your coverage plan exercise? Many sales operations leaders are stuck in tactical and daily activities. How can you elevate your sales operations team to think strategically? Sales operations.

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.

How To Guarantee An Increase In Value

MTD Sales Training

How do you define the word ‘value’? One definition could be ‘the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something, one’s judgement of what is important’.

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How to Do a Sales Presentation That Builds Buyer Desire


Ho-hum demos, capabilities presentations, proposals and dog-and-pony shows don’t make the sale. sales presentation buyer alignment

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Creating Interlock Between Sales and Marketing

Sales Benchmark Index

Joining us on the SBI Podcast is Stephen Thomas, SVP of Global Sales for Armor Cloud Security. Armor is a hybrid cloud security service that integrates advanced analytics, global threat intelligence, and continuous response capabilities into a single platform that bolsters.

It's Thanksgiving! Give Thanks or Say Thanks?

Jeffrey Gitomer

It’s Thanksgiving! It’s the coolest holiday of the year to me. I love Thanksgiving. Food, family, you name it. It’s a time to be thankful.

What is the Most Powerful Management Question Ever?

Anthony Cole Training

While driving into work earlier this year, I heard an incredibly powerful performance question while listening to the Dan LeBetard with Stugatz ESPN radio show. An ardent Michigan State Football beat writer asked this question during the Big 10 media day.

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Moving the Sales Performance Bell Curve

A blueprint for turning average performers into top reps.

How to Write a Compelling Media Kit That Sells

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Josh Carlyle Since you’re representing a brand, you need to market yourself to your audience and potential clients. This is not an easy task, but if successful, it can lead to a profitable, long-term collaboration with the best partners.

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How To Survive The Great January Sales Talent Exodus

Sales Benchmark Index

Are You Being Too Accommodating to Your Customers?

The Sales Heretic

You’d be hard-pressed to find a bigger advocate of good customer service than yours truly. I have long argued that sales is service and service is sales.

The 20 Best Sales Podcasts to Listen to Right Now


The sales world has been no exception to the recent explos

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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.

Why You Need Live Chat Now for B2B

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Bassem Saber Welcome to the 21st century where communicating with businesses online is instant. Gone are the dejected days when a client would click on the live chat option and receive a message hours later redirecting you to the FAQ page or their contact information!

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Why Most Market Analyses for Due Diligence Are Insufficient

Sales Benchmark Index

There is no doubt that the Private Equity landscape has evolved. Lower cost money and more LPs are leading to historical levels of dry powder. Further, the availability of less acquisition targets with immediate EBDITDA upside is leading to more.

It’s Time to Get Off the Hamster Wheel

No More Cold Calling

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s Thanksgiving Day here in the U.S., and I’m taking a break.

It’s Time We Change the Way We Sell

A Sales Guy

It’s time we change the way we sell. The old, tired, product-centric, sales techniques and methods have had their time. Ask any buyer. They are fed up with the countless, lame, intrusive, valueless emails, cold calls and LinkedIn requests for 15-minutes of their time. They are tired of salespeople not understanding their business and pitching irrelevant solutions. They are tired of long, cookie cutter demos that don’t address their needs as a company.

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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.

The Great of Grateful


We’ve officially entered the “season” of holidays for the year…closely bundled together in the US anyway, we have Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, and New Years. I’m grateful it starts with Thanksgiving.

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How to Build a World Class Succession Planning Program Using SBI’s New Talent Strategy

Sales Benchmark Index

It’s upon us. 10,000 baby boomers are turning sixty-five a day. What does this mean? A massive shift in the work force. It also means a changing of the guard in the ranks of sales and marketing senior management (all.

5 Beliefs That are Dramatically Limiting Your Sales Success

Jeff Shore

By Amy O’Connor . Mindset is everything in sales. Sales technique is important, but mindset will always guide technique. So, if your mindset is flawed, your technique will also be flawed. ?Here Here are the top five beliefs that dramatically limit many sales professional’s success: 1.

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7 Ways to Build Rapport in Sales and Connect with People

RAIN Group

Consider this: a CBS News / New York Times poll asked, "What percent of people in general are trustworthy?" The answer: 30%. We're all pretty skeptical, right? Not necessarily. At the same time, the CBS News / New York Times poll asked a similar group the same question, but with a slight difference.

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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.

How to Transform From a Reactive Manager to a Proactive Leader

The Center for Sales Strategy

Tethered to a mobile device, laptop, or desktop responding to emails and phone calls. Putting out fires like some help desk ninja. Drowning in reactive mode. Everything is important. Everything is urgent. Everything needs attention right now. Pronto! Is this the role of a leader? I think not.

10 Metrics to Add to Your Dashboard When Struggling with Portfolio Monitoring and Revenue Optimization

Sales Benchmark Index

Today many private equity firms are looking to improve the operating efficiency of their portfolio companies. Driving consistent organic revenue growth is a necessity given the high multiples that are being paid. It creates the most value but is also.

5 Ways Startups Can Drive Massive Organic Growth

Hubspot Sales

It can feel like a David and Goliath scenario. As a startup, you may be tempted to look at the established giants in your niche and believe you have no chance of beating them. They have the reputation, reach, and budget to acquire and retain customers.

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A Surprising Coffee Shop Coaching Moment

Keith Rosen

If you seek out coaching moments, you’ll certainly find them. However, recognizing them when presented to you in the unlikeliest of places is the greatest opportunity to make a surprisingly unexpected impact.

7 Must-Have Automated Documents for Sales Success

Companies are increasingly implementing technology to bring efficiency to their workforce. Data accessibility aside, teams continuously struggle with manual processes for document generation. Learn why automating your documents is key to sales success.

In Praise Of Pushy Sales People

Partners in Excellence

I probably should come out of the closet. I’m a pushy sales person. Perhaps some will recommend a 12 step program or some other therapy to make me less pushy. But, to be honest, I like being pushy.

Selling Your New Sales Deck to Sales


Editor’s Note: This article was first posted on LinkedIn here. . Bellies full of beignets, my parents and I were exiting San Francisco’s Just for You Cafe when when a middle-aged man called my name. Andy, it’s Christoph!” he shouted. “Do Do you have time for a quick question about messaging ?”.

How to Use the Right Sales Data to Shorten Your Selling Cycle

Sales Hacker

Like a long and arduous hike that seems to go on and on, a prolonged sales cycle can leave your team feeling drained, exhausted, wondering if they’ll ever reach the summit … and if they do, whether they’ll have the energy to climb the next mountain!

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