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9 ways to improve email deliverability

Close.io

For all the email marketing haters out there, it's worth noting that recent stats show the ROI on email can be up to 4,400%. That should perk up the ears of even the biggest skeptics.

How to Sell Without Value Proposition Metrics

Jill Konrath

Knowing the business impact of what you sell makes a huge difference. It's how your prospects decide whether or not your products or services are a match. Yet so many companies fail to quantify the business value of their products/services. And sometimes, it’s just not possible. Winning Deals

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How to Increase Sales Productivity

Xactly

The more productive your sales team, the better your overall performance. Find out how to increase your sales productivity with sales performance management. Analytics and Technology Sales Performance Management

Sales Enablement Best Practices: 5 Dos and Don’ts for Peak Results

Sales Hacker

61% of organizations had a dedicated sales enablement person, program, or function in 2018, according to data from CSO Insights. Just five years ago, that number was 19.3%.

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.

Podcast 113: The Inside View at High Growth Companies

John Barrows

This week we’re excited to have 2 killer guests on the podcast. We have a duo from Looker, Rafael Jara-Simkin , Director of Eastern Americas as well as Talal Assir , Director of Sales Engineering.

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Don’t Ask Them That!

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. I understand connecting with decision-makers or influencers is a challenge, we are all looking for good ideas. But some things sellers are told to do are not just silly but can cost them opportunities. See what I mean: [link]. Please, don’t ask them that.

Critical Thinking: What It Is & Why It Matters in Sales

Connect2Sell

The dictionary definition of Critical Thinking is “ the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment.”. sales people sales development critical thinking

How To Get Past the Gatekeeper

The Sales Hunter

We’ve all been there. You make the call and boom, you’re blocked by the gatekeeper. They won’t let you get to the person you want to speak with. First off, remember that the gatekeeper is only doing their joy by guarding the gate. That’s what they’re supposed to do.

How a CEO Drives Revenue Growth with Digital Strategy

Sales Benchmark Index

Today Scott Santucci, CEO of Growth Enablement Ecosystems, joins us to discuss digital transformation and how it impacts revenue growth. Digital is transforming the market as companies like Apple and Amazon reign supreme.

Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

Does Your Pipeline Get a Paid Vacation?

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Excuses like everything else are subject to seasonality. For example, when I ask some reps why they are not prospecting, I’ll get different excuse based on time of year and state of their pipeline. In August, the excuse of choice is by far vacations.

Know What You Aren't Looking for in a Prospect!

Anthony Cole Training

Prospecting isn't always the easiest task we are required to carry out in sales. It can be daunting, monotonous, and inconsistent. However, it must be done and it must be done well! qualifying prospecting prospecting skills centers of influence sales prospecting

Monday Motivation Video: What Will You Google Today?

The Sales Hunter

What are you most likely to Google today? What question do you want Google to answer for you? If you’re a parent, ask your kids these questions. Successful people are always trying to quench their thirst for knowledge.

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AI in Marketing: How and Why Your Peers Are Leveraging It

Sales Benchmark Index

Remember ‘big data’ and ‘advanced analytics’? These trends gradually evolved over the past decade as more and more businesses jumped on the bandwagon; ultimately paving the way for the next truly revolutionary tool in marketing: Artificial Intelligence (AI). Read on to.

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.

How to Overcome the “I’m not interested” objection

Mr. Inside Sales

Top sales reps—the ones making the most sales and commissions—know how to handle repeatable selling situations. Instead of ad-libbing, they have learned, internalized, and use best practice responses to the objections and stalls they get over and over again.

Do You Have Sales Growth Problems? 

Anthony Cole Training

Of course you have sales problems. If it’s not a production problem, it’s a productivity problem. If it’s not a productivity problem, it’s a servicing problem. Pipeline management increase pipeline sales growth problems close the deal

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Direct Mail Done Right

The Sales Heretic

Regular readers of this blog know that I like to point out egregious examples of bad sales and marketing efforts. Like this one. And this one. Oh, and let’s not forget this one. But I like to highlight good examples as well.

How Big of a Role Does Age Play in Sales Effectiveness?

Understanding the Sales Force

I'll be 64 in November which means that just like everyone else, I'm getting older. There are certain things that younger people do that change when they get older.

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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.

Why Remote Workers Are Prone to Hacks

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Rilind Elezaj When employees in a given organization work away from a physical office, the organization reaps tons of financial and administrative benefits.

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How to Do Both High-Volume and High-Value Selling

Smart Selling Tools

How to Do Both High-Volume and High-Value Selling. Outbound sales organizations continuously struggle to achieve the balance between high- volume calling and high- value calling. In this podcast I talk with John Steinert of TechTarget about: How to go from “Who should buy” to “Who probably will buy”.

The What You Do Story is Key to Retaining Clients

Babette Ten Haken

Developing a What You Do Story is critical to serving and retaining internal and external clients. When you connect the story of what you “do,” inside the organization, to what everyone else “does,” something interesting happens. First, you start to better serve one another.

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How To View Failure In Sales

MTD Sales Training

Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as America’s greatest inventor. Although he patented nearly 1,100 ideas, many people remember him for the invention of the long-lasting and practical electric light bulb.

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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!

Behavioral science can accelerate lead generation

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: TIM HOULIHAN Face it, your lead machine is tired. You’re hitting the gas, and you’re not getting the speed you once did. To change things up, you’ll need to go deep on new technologies and new media outlets, not to mention deciding what you’re going to say in your promotions.

Persuasive Words and Phrases: the Good, the Bad, and the Silent

Sales Hacker

The right words have the power to overcome most of the objections faced by every salesperson , and the best salespeople know the words that sell. They also know which words work against them… and which moments call for no words at all.

Don’t Underestimate Testimonials

Engage Selling

Are you underestimating the power of testimonials for your sales? You may consider your own behavior when purchasing something from Amazon, for example.

Ready to Make a Career Change?

Grant Cardone

According to Forbes, 70% of workers are disengaged and not very happy at work. If you’re a part of this 70 % of dissatisfied workers, you might be thinking about a career change. But to what? That’s the roadblock that prevents most people from ever making a change in life.

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.

Dumbness isn’t a destiny

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Paul Nolan In his new book, “Nincompoopery: Why Your Customers Hate You?—?And And How to Fix It,” John R. Brandt says managers are the key to squelching the corporate stupidity that drives customers crazy. SMM: ?You

How Twilio nailed a billion-dollar niche by walking in its customers' shoes

Close.io

Twilio is a “cloud communications platform as a service” company based in San Francisco valued in billions. Founded in 2008, Twilio reached $100 million in annual revenue in 2014 and $600-plus million in 2018.

5 Ways To Use Video As Part of Your Sales Process

The Center for Sales Strategy

As a sales consultant, trainer, and coach, I absolutely love when the sales teams I work with shares successes they’ve had as a direct correlation to the advice, tips, and tactics I share. My promise to them is also what I live by at The Center For Sales Strategy and Up Your Culture ?—