Sat.Dec 22, 2018 - Fri.Dec 28, 2018

The 8 Primary Sales Competencies: Goal Achievement

Platinum Rules for Success

This week on Platinum Rules for Success, sales expert Jim Cathcart pulls back the curtain to reveal today’s primary sales competencies and the reason WHY for each.

Evolve or Die – Guide to Helping Legacy Marketing Staff Thrive

Sales Benchmark Index

B2B Sales Productivity: 5 Sales Hacks You Can Afford

Connect2Sell

Every minute matters. When you’re in sales, your productivity can swing up or down based on how you manage the minutes. sales performance sales webinar sales effectiveness sales tricks

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I gotta question for ya

Bernadette McClelland

Hello there! With the New Year about to kick off again we may do one, or both, of two things. We may reflect on the year just gone or project on the year ahead.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

My Most Memorable Gift

The Sales Heretic

I enjoy giving gifts. And I enjoy receiving gifts. It’s not my primary Love Language (that would be Physical Touch), but I definitely feel cared about when I receive a gift from someone. Over the course of my life, I’ve been blessed to receive a lot of gifts from a lot of people. One present [.]. Sales business client client appreciation customer appreciation discount emotions gifts giving price

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The Best Event Sales Trick No One Is Talking About

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Eugene Eaton Digital technologies enable sales reps to reach the global audiences almost instantly, but they eliminated that much-needed human factor from the sales process. This is why live events still play a major role in today’s business.

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Friday Five – Ready for 2019? - Week 4

Score More Sales

It is hard to believe that the new year is about to look right at us. Some in sales roles are pleased they hit quota this year and others (more than 57%) presumably did NOT make quota this year. No matter which camp you are in, January 1 brings a new quarter for all and a new year for most.

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Thank You For the Privilege to Share With You the Past Year

The Sales Hunter

I can’t say thank you enough. I am grateful for the opportunity to share my insights on sales, business and life. I count it an honor and I take it very seriously, because I know how important your time is.

How to Know If Your Indirect Channel Is Performing Well

Sales Benchmark Index

Managing partners can feel like Dark Magic; juggling partners at different levels of performance. Dark Magic, that is, because it is not always obvious who are the good and who are the bad partners. One partner could be crushing their.

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.

4 Future Needs Of Customers That Will Drive Your Business Processes

MTD Sales Training

There are many forecasts of how the future will affect our businesses and each one of these reports has a slightly different perspective on the effects it will have, depending on your industry.

Year-end Blog Roundup: Most Popular Blogs of 2018

DiscoverOrg Sales

2018, you’ve been good to us. In spite of GDPR, in the face of market turmoil, and despite an increasingly complicated tech stack, this year has shown us that high tides really do lift all boats.

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Some Additional Thoughts.

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Staff Some additional thoughts…. In my work with sales executives from corporations large and small, I repeatedly see that team rewards are easily overlooked in favor of individual incentives.

SBI’s December 2018 CEO Newsletter

Sales Benchmark Index

Why You Should be Focusing on EX Global Director of Talent Development discusses the employee experience and how it impacts top line in under 3 minutes. How to Mobilize High-Potential Employees and Activate Revenue Growth Ensuring your high-potential employees are engaged and working. Article Corporate Strategy Chief Marketing Officer CMO digital strategy growth revenue revenue growth sales leader sales transformation top articles

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.

Why Sales AI Won’t Replace Reps Anytime Soon

No More Cold Calling

We’re not obsolete … yet. There’s a saying in B2B sales that people buy with emotion and justify with fact. It’s more than a saying; it’s a fact. Trust is a predominant factor in any buying decision. Two things being equal—and they never are—people buy from those they know, like, and trust.

10 Sales Enablement Blogs You Have to Follow in 2019

BrainShark

As the sales enablement function grows and evolves, more people are talking and writing about the profession on a regular basis

10 Most Important Sales Trends That Will Define 2019 (And Predictions)

Sales Hacker

It’s that time of the year again! Time for Sales Hacker’s Annual Top 10 Sales Trends and Predictions for the Future of Sales in 2019. Due to the proliferation of modern sales technology and people’s love of it, I added a new element this time. This new element is, “Companies to watch”.

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SBI’s December 2018 Product Officer Newsletter

Sales Benchmark Index

What Is the Connection Between Setting a Product Vision and Revenue Growth? Every new product starts with a vision. But that vision can only be fulfilled if it is shared and understood by all key stakeholders. What are the keys to. Article Product Strategy Chief Marketing Officer CMO digital strategy growth revenue revenue growth sales leader sales transformation top articles

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.

Top 10 SalesTech Blog Posts of 2018

Smart Selling Tools

Top 10 SalesTech Blog Posts of 2018 . the SalesTech space is moving and expanding faster than at any time before. Nancy Nardin, Smart Selling Tools. A star is born when atoms of light elements are squeezed under enough pressure for their nuclei to undergo fusion.

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An Important Sales Alignment

Engage Selling

You need to get familiar with this important sales alignment. Did you know that customers that receive exceptional customer service are 86% more likely to reorder than those who have a subpar experience?

Best 18 Sales Articles of 2018 from Sales Hacker

Sales Hacker

Here’s a recap of the best sales articles from 2018 from Sales Hacker! With 2019 is right on the horizon, I’m taking this as an opportunity to look back at the kickass year we had at Sales Hacker. As usual, we were lucky enough to play host to many brilliant people contributing amazing content.

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SBI’s December 2018 Private Equity Newsletter

Sales Benchmark Index

Benchmarking Marketing Performance for Your Portfolio Companies From generating awareness to brand advocacy, high-performing marketing teams drive revenue and customer acquisition throughout the customer lifecycle. But how do you measure the success of those investments? Leading Indicators of Sales Performance You. Article SBI for Private Equity Chief Marketing Officer CMO digital strategy growth revenue revenue growth sales leader sales transformation top articles

Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

Bravely Collaborate Across Our Differences

Babette Ten Haken

Why do I ask you, dear readers, to bravely collaborate this holiday season? And every day, for that matter. After all, collaboration always gets filed under “nice to have soft skills.” The attitudes and behaviors we remember to use when convenient, yet not always.

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Become a Top Sales Manager with These 6 Essential Tips

SalesLatitude

The first-line sales manager is one of the most rewarding, yet overworked positions in the sales chain. Client and team meetings, account and territory planning, financial and administrative work, management requests, and sales rep coaching are just a few of the sales manager’s responsibilities.

Top 10 Sales Books You Need to Read in 2019

Jeff Shore

By Jeff Shore. ?Mark Mark Twain once said, “Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot read.”. Have you been thinking that reading is a habit you should develop? Here are ten books to help you on that journey. ?1. Eat Their Lunch! by Anthony Iannarino.

SBI’s December 2018 CMO Newsletter

Sales Benchmark Index

6 Ways to Align BDR’s Maximize the effectiveness of your pre-sales team through 6 steps. Aligning them to your sales teams with these techniques to increase conversion rates, shorten sales cycles and increase deal sizes. The CX vs. CO Debate – Article Marketing Strategy SBI for SMB Chief Marketing Officer CMO digital strategy growth revenue revenue growth sales leader sales transformation top articles

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.

Top Sales Conferences and Events You Can’t Miss in 2019

Sales Hacker

The best sales conferences enrich your team, build knowledge, and offer plenty of networking opportunities (and fun)! Bad sales conferences just feel like a huge waste of time away from you prospects.

3 Tips to Keep Pushing for More in 2019

Grant Cardone

“ Grant, you’re wearing me out.” I hear that often. Many people think they can’t keep up with my activity levels. They wonder how I can go from one appointment to the next without breaks.

On Consistency

Partners in Excellence

I don’t know why, but we never talk about consistency. Consistency is about what we do every day, day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year. Consistency is a key foundation for learning and improvement.