Sat.Jul 11, 2020 - Fri.Jul 17, 2020

What Motivates Your Sales Team?

Anthony Cole Training

In today's blog post, we discuss motivation in sales. The problem, in many cases, is that the sales executive in charge of getting more out of their sales team has no idea what motivates those people on the team.

Telephone Prospecting By The Numbers

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Anything worth doing is worth doing right, and in sales, telephone prospecting is something worth doing and doing right. Challenge is that many don’t do it right, making the whole thing that much harder, and eventually not done.

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How Can You Use Data to Build Better Personas?


At their best, personas can help us better understand users and meet their needs. At their worst (i.e personas based on poorly sourced data, or worse, no data at all), they can be highly misleading and result in failed product launches, subpar marketing campaigns, and lost sales.

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Hitting the Forecasting Bullseye with Machine Learning


Your forecast is just a number. People say this all the time, but it completely misses the mark. Just a number implies that your forecast holds no real value — no purpose behind it. If that’s the case, why do it at all? Why spend all the time and effort to arrive at a useless number?

How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

4 Ways to Empower Sales Teams In This Environment

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Dean Stier, CMO of National Business Furniture Sometimes they’re taking calls at company headquarters, sometimes they’re visiting with a client, sometimes they’re managing their workflow from home, and sometimes they’re somewhere else entirely.

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Urgent! Action Required to Close the Gap

Steven Rosen

For most businesses, the first half of 2020 is a write-off! COVID-19 has hurt the economy, and many companies have suffered. If you want to close the gap you need to act now!

Why it is so Difficult to Compare Sales Effectiveness from One Salesperson to Another

Understanding the Sales Force

Today we'll discuss how to measure sales effectiveness of different salespeople despite there being so many variables to confuse the matter. You can scroll directly to that topic or, if you don't mind, please read my 3 paragraphs of context.

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Why your technology-neutral message is the wrong one


“I don’t try to tell clients what technology they should be using. We work with whatever systems they currently have.”. Sales Training

How to Be a Motivational Leader For Your Sales Team

Motivation is an inherent skill we all possess to allow us to reach our full potential. It inspires, creates great leaders, and encourages engagement with others. Motivation is a vital skill for building new personal and business relationships. motivational leader.

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!

What Straw Bale Gardening Can Teach You About Sales Productivity


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Insights From Market-Leading CROs on the Next Normal

Sales Benchmark Index

To kick off the summer, SBI held a virtual meeting comprised of an intimate group of market-leading B2B Chief Revenue Officers (public and private, $240M to $8B in revenue) as part of their advisory board program. These global CRO’s gathered.

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Sales Scrum Podcast Episode #15 – Guest Joanne Black

The Pipeline

Sales Scrum Podcast Episode #15 – Guest Joanne Black. Joanne Black is America’s leading authority on referral selling; she practically invented it, and that is the focus of this episode. Joanne shares the overlooked opportunities in properly and consistently leveraging referrals.

How to Handle: “We’re happy with who we’re using…”

Mr. Inside Sales

Looking for a quick and proven way to upskill yourself or your team during the summer months? Check out the bestselling book of phone scripts: Power Phone Scripts. You’ll get over 500—yep, 500!—word-for-word, word-for-word, proven scripts to help you sell more with less effort and less rejection!

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

3 Common Data Quality Challenges That Undermine Sales Forecast Accuracy

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Steve Rietberg and Craig Riley, Gartner In uncertain economic times accurate, timely, and actionable sales forecasts are more important than ever.

More Than a Moment—How a CMO Creates a Holistic Journey for Customers

Sales Benchmark Index

Often, those who are in a selling role find it challenging to distinguish the customer journey from the buyer journey and what that means for them and their quota. However similar they may seem, their touchpoints, and the overall experience.

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Are You Speaking Their Language

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. First rule of any communication is being understood, speaking their language is a good start. Are you speaking their language? link]. The post Are You Speaking Their Language appeared first on 01 - Prospecting how to sell better Prospecting Tibor Shanto Video

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Use This Email for Missed Sales

Mr. Inside Sales

You pitch, you wait, then you get the email that says: “We’re not in the position to do this at this time…”. We’re going to pass on this right now…”. What do you do? First of all, realize that you can’t win them all—at least not now. But that doesn’t mean you can’t win them later.

The 5 Keys to Sales Emails That Set More Meetings

Speaker: Marc Wayshak, Sales Strategist, Best-Selling Author & Founder, Sales Insights Lab

So many reps' email efforts could be yielding more meetings--simply by using a better strategy. Watch the webinar with Marc Wayshak, Sales Strategist and Best-Selling Author, to get lots of great strategies on how to set up meetings via email! <

Podcast 155: Megan Holsinger On Nailing Customer Success

John Barrows

Today’s podcast guest joined our team a few months before recording this episode, and she’s crushing it working with our customers and clients.

The Most Effective Marketing Starts With the Corporate Strategy

Sales Benchmark Index

Even though some of the immediate business impacts of the COVID shutdown has started to abate, one of its more lasting effects has been to throw most enterprise 2020 marketing plans into total disarray. Tradeshows and field marketing events have.

4 Steps to Your “Bottom-Line” Metaphor

Anne Miller

How do you persuade customers to use your services over those of other–often larger–competitors? How do you underscore in a vivid, compelling way the advantages you bring to the party so that customers ultimately choose you? Here is how one entrepreneur solved that problem.

Why Sales Leaders Make Sales Call Reluctance Worse (And How to Fix It)

Sales Hacker

Are you one of the millions of salespeople still searching for ways to overcome your phone fears and finally get over your call reluctance? Don’t worry. You’re not alone! In my 22 years in this industry, I’ve found that Telephobia is far more common than you think.

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.

The Secret Way CEOs Can Help Salespeople Avoid a Sales Slump

Alice Heiman

Around this time of year, many sales teams experience a summertime slump. Customers and colleagues go on vacation for a week or two. Kids are at home and parents are focused on them. We are still experiencing a slump due to the recession from the lockdown that started in March. .

How to Best Align Execution and Strategy Once and for All

Sales Benchmark Index

The Essential C-Suite Initiative You Are Overlooking Today. It’s time revenue enablement is elevated to its rightful place among C-suite and boardroom discussions, alongside those of quarterly earnings, diversity and inclusion, and enterprise value. Fully embracing revenue enablement could mean the.

3 Simple Rules to Improve Objection Handling

Anthony Iannarino

Selling is a series of conversations and commitments. The more effective you are at having the necessary conversations and gaining commitments, the easier it is for you to win big deals.

How B2B Sales Teams Can Restore Their Pipelines in 2020

Hubspot Sales

As businesses continue navigating the challenges that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, many sales leaders are wondering the best path forward. It’s a tough question and doesn’t have a single right answer.

How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.

Common Issues for Key Decision Makers Post-Pandemic

The Center for Sales Strategy

Active buyers in today’s market have immediate and pressing issues that couldn’t be foreseen earlier this year. Business owners have more distractions than ever, and there’s no roadmap for dealing with the economic changes that are still occurring.

Like It or Not: It’s All Video by Default Now

Engage Selling

It used to be that in-person meetings in sales were the default, and video conferencing was the exception. Now, it’s the other way around. Stop fighting this fact!

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Grab Your Ticket to Long-term Sales Success by Developing these 17 Sales Habits

Sales Hacker

Sales can be intimidating to newcomers. You’ll struggle to find good leads and close meaningful conversations. You’ll get stuck in ruts, and you’ll compare yourself to top performers in your organization who are somehow faring far better than you are.