Sat.May 16, 2020 - Fri.May 22, 2020

4 Ways Inside Sales Can Enhance Customer Experience

Sales Benchmark Index

Whether you are about to go on a first date or preparing for a discovery call with a prospect – first impressions matter. Regardless if it is from their initial website visit to their first discovery call, the prospects’ experience.

The Formula For a Winning Sales Stack

InsightSquared

The modern sales stack has become a tangled mess. Every year, organizations add more tools to their stack in hopes of them improving their efficiency and effectiveness. Cost and complexity have continued to increase, but most organizations still find themselves lacking.

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The Only Sales Prospecting Email Template You’ll EVER Need (SP30)

Sales Hacker

Looking for a prospecting email template you can easily personalize and that works for almost any situation? Keep reading to learn the simple, one-size-fits-all template that my team uses with huge success. In other words, it’s been proven in the trenches.

Sales lessons from a virus

Sales 2.0

Urban crowds of people from above. This is entirely 3D generated image. If you didn’t believe that we humans are connected before COVID-19, you should now. As you know, the virus has been transmitting itself exponentially through populations around the world.

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!

32 Benefits of Joining a Mastermind Group

The Sales Heretic

Whether you’re a business owner, CEO, salesperson, or executive, if you want to accelerate your success, one of the best actions you can take is to join a mastermind group. What exactly is a mastermind group?

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5 Ways to Stay Connected While Working Remotely

The Center for Sales Strategy

Telecommuting, flexible work environments—both fancier terms for working remotely —is the new normal for many of us. By now, you’ve gotten a taste for what working from home entails.

Now Is the Time for CEOs to Strengthen the 3-Year Plan, Not Abandon It

Sales Benchmark Index

We are living through a truly unique point in time. The impact of COVID-19 over a short two month period has thrown the global economy into complete peril and created unparalleled uncertainty and ambiguity. The core questions out of every. Article Go-To-Market Strategy Uncategorized

6 Tips for Connecting In the Current Environment

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Christian Bielski COVID-19 has disrupted standard business practices in countless ways. For those fortunate enough and able to work remotely, adjusting brings its own challenges.

Stay In Your Lane With These THREE Sales Leader’s Responsibilities

Sales Manager Now

When a sales team is failing or results are inconsistent it’s easy for a sales leader’s responsibilities to be neglected and for the leader to fall into a trap of becoming responsible for the sales team.

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.

Sales Scrum Podcast Episode #10 ? David Priemer

The Pipeline

Sales Scrum Podcast Episode #10 – Guest David Priemer. My guest this week on the Sales Scrum podcast is David Priemer. You all know David from his published material in Harvard Business Review as well as Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Inc. magazines, and more.

Attracting and Retaining A-Players in Today?s Market Conditions

Sales Benchmark Index

A few months ago I wrote about unemployment which was then at an all-time low—how things have changed. A-Player sales reps, who are precious assets in any economic climate, are currently unsettled regardless of their reputations and legacies. The world.

Stalls During Covid-19—How to Handle Them

Mr. Inside Sales

“We’re just not doing anything right now….”. “We’re We’re ‘on hold’ until things settle down.”. “We’re We’re not spending any money right now.”. These are common stalls that you get all the time, but now it seems harder to overcome them. Why is that? It’s because salespeople are now buying into them.

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Definitive Playbook to Lead a Sales Force Out of the Current Crisis

Understanding the Sales Force

You might be aware that I'm leading a one-hour, live broadcast tomorrow (Thursday May 21) on How to Get Your Company's Sales Engine Roaring Again. Dave Kurlan Sales Force economic crisis sales playbook recovery

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.

Podcast 148: When Prospects Say ?I Need To Think? With Devin Reed

John Barrows

Have you ever had prospects say “I need to think”? Chances are, you’ve heard this a lot.

How a CRO Is Leading a Global Team of Thousands into a New Digital Era

Sales Benchmark Index

As many sales leaders began to adjust to this new world in March, global companies had been acclimating since January. However, the challenges of maintaining business continuity across regional markets also provided the chance to accelerate a very crucial digital.

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Firing Up the Revenue Engine Post-Crisis

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Steven Kellam We’re currently in the midst of one of the worst health and economic crisis this country and world has ever seen. That’s the bad news. Organizations are doing their best to navigate this new landscape of layoffs, remote working, canceled events, slowing sales and demand slumps.

How Making Assumptions Can Cost You the Sale | Sales Strategies

Engage Selling

We were taught at a very early age to never make assumptions. However, I still encounter salespeople who make assumptions all the time.

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.

8 Characteristics of a Winning Sales Coach

The Center for Sales Strategy

There are several resources readily available with information on what it takes to be a great sales coach and manager of people.

Revising Your GTM Structure During the Shift to Cloud

Sales Benchmark Index

IDC predicted that “By 2020, 70% of enterprises will integrate cloud management—across their public and private clouds—by deploying unified hybrid/multi-cloud management technologies, tools, and processes.”

Moving Your Work to Your Home: The Complete Checklist

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Staff Are you one of the many people who have begun the process of moving their work to their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Naturally, this doesn’t have to be the only reason you’d want to be setting up an office of your own at home.

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7 Common Virtual Networking Mistakes to Avoid

Hubspot Sales

Whether you are settling into your first entry-level role or are a seasoned professional, you don’t need me to tell you building a strong network is essential for your career — chances are you’ve already been positively impacted by a professional relationship in some way.

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.

9 Conspiracy Theories That Kill Your Sales Success

Anthony Iannarino

Forces hiding in the shadows are now making moves that threaten you. Anonymous sources are reporting on their actions and plans, offering you a warning, and suggesting that you prepare yourself for a very different future, one that isn’t going to be good for you.

6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Inbound Lead Follow-Up

Sales Hacker

When inbound sales and marketing works, it’s great. It’s easy, it scales well, but by definition it puts a lot of the process out of your hands. That can lead to a lot of opportunities for things to break down and for buyers to fall through the cracks.

Staying Focused During These Times

Engage Selling

What are you doing to stay focused during these times? Right now, it can be easy to give into the negativity of everything going on.

Top Sales Tools of 2020

Smart Selling Tools

The Top Sales Tools of 2020. Now is a great time to invest in technology for sales. I’m not talking about CRM – presumably, you have that already. I’m talking about one of the 600 SalesTech solutions that aren’t CRM.

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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.

How to Make Your CRM a Strategic Advantage

Anthony Iannarino

Robin Dunbar is a British scientist. You may recognize the name if you are aware of one of his primary insights, something called Dunbar’s number. Dunbar has studied evolution, including early humans and primates, and discovering human beings can manage about 150 relationships.

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Weekly Roundup: State of Sales 2020, Hire Great Sales Talent + More

The Center for Sales Strategy

- MOTIVATION -. Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.". Clement Stone. AROUND THE WEB -. > > Introducing the State of Sales 2020– LinkedIn. In their fourth annual LinkedIn State of Sales report, U.S.

Bouncing Forward: Summon Resiliency in Sales

Engage Selling

Recently, I interviewed my good friend, Richard Citrin, author of Strategy-Driven Leadership and The Resilience Advantage. We talked about how resiliency—what he describes as the ability to “bounce forward”—is a hardwired resource in all of us.