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12 B2B Sales Questions to Close Deals Faster

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When it comes to B2B sales calls, the primary goal of the sales rep is to extract valuable information from the other person on the line. If you’re a seasoned sales professional, you already know the best way to get information is to ask smart questions. But this is often easier said than done.

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How to Actually Take That Vacation This Summer and Still Hit Your Sales Number

Drift

I strongly believe that you can’t be your best self at work if you completely ignore your personal life. Which is why, as a sales manager, I encourage my team (and make it a priority for myself) to spend some time outside the office.

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Without Sales Enablement, You’re Behind the Curve

Highspot

The phrase “if you’re not early, you’re late” is one of the most familiar pieces of advice passed down from generation to generation and mentor to mentee. So much so that the phrase has over 1.4

3 Key Components of Value Propositions

Jill Konrath

Today’s overwhelmed buyers don't care about what you're selling. They only care about what it does for them. That's why value propositions are so important today. Sales Prospecting

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Rejection Limiting Your Success?

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. There is a line in the original animated Aladdin when Jafar states, “You’ll be surprised what you can live through.” ” Something that can also be used to describe sales and prospecting.

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I’ve Mapped My Customer Journey, Now What?

Sales Benchmark Index

What Is the Purpose of This Customer Journey Map? According to a recent article from Invesprco, “Customer journey maps give businesses a way of getting into their customers’ heads, helping them gain valuable insight and understanding regarding common customer pain points.”

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How To Prescribe The Right Solution For Your Customer

MTD Sales Training

If you’ve ever had to visit the doctor with a complaint, you will know the processes and procedures they go through to diagnose it and prescribe the answer.

Objections Are Not Fatal

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Too many salespeople confuse objections with rejection. Let’s be clear, rejection hurts and can kill. But for sales pros, objections are not fatal. link]. The post Objections Are Not Fatal appeared first on TiborShanto.com.

Success and 3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

The Sales Hunter

What level of risk are you willing to take? What are you doing to nurture your network? What are your 25-year goals? It’s amazing what you can achieve when you address those three questions.

Why Technology Is Ruining Our Mental Health

No More Cold Calling

Do you really need to sleep with your phone? Call or text me anytime. You won’t disturb me. My phone and smartwatch are turned off when I’m sleeping. They’re nowhere near me. They’re in the kitchen charging. There’s nothing so urgent in my business that my sleep needs to be disturbed.

Promoted! The Basics of Sales Management Effectiveness

Connect2Sell

Any organization that hopes to boost sales effectiveness will start by shoring up sales management effectiveness. No matter how strong the sales team is, they will become hamstrung by an ineffective sales manager. new sales manager sales managers sales manager effectiveness

Are You Serving or Selling?

The Sales Heretic

It has been said by many leadership experts that a great leader is a servant. A true leader isn’t ruled by their greed or their ego, but by their desire to help others. I would argue that not only is this true, but that it also describes great salespeople, professionals, and business owners.

Why Do Salespeople Lie? #SalesTruth

The Sales Hunter

This question drives me nuts! Frankly, it’s sad that people even think about asking it. Unfortunately, it is true and I see too many salespeople lying time and time again to other salespeople.

Getting Great Marketing Staff – the Biggest Challenge for Today’s CMO

Sales Benchmark Index

The CMOs and senior marketing leaders we work with have been navigating a dramatic shift in how the C-suite understands marketing’s contribution to revenue. By and large, the changing perspectives of fellow executives about how to partner with the marketing.

Hard for you to say you’re sorry?

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Tim Riesterer Have you ever had a service problem with a customer and worried about the damage it could do to your relationship and long-term revenue prospects? Maybe they won’t renew. Maybe they won’t buy more.

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To Get B2B Leads, Pick Up the Damn Phone!

No More Cold Calling

Have you forgotten that selling is social? Turn off your computer. You’re actually going to have to turn off your phone and discover all that is human around. Vintage telephone on old table sepia photo.

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Monday Motivation Video: Failing Means You Tried

The Sales Hunter

What does failing do for you? It develops character, perseverance and resilience. Failing shows that you actually tried. It means that you took a step and went for it. Failures will get you one step closer to being successful, because they always teach you something. Learn from your failures.

How Much Revenue Are You Losing by Ignoring Your Best Product Designers?

Sales Benchmark Index

B2B companies no longer have the luxury of a purely functional User Experience Design, narrowly focused on the product needs of a specific industry or department. The consumers, and more importantly buyers of professional services and software are bringing their.

80/20 Prospecting Time

Anthony Cole Training

The most successful salespeople are always challenging and adapting their personal sales process to be more effective, but they don’t challenge the notion of the importance of making prospecting their A priority every week. Prospecting introductions Cold Calling selling and social media time blocking 80/20 Principle

Grandpa Charlie’s 8 Success Tips for Sales, and Life

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Marc Demetriou Many people, including sales and marketing folks, tend to overthink things. Haralambos “Charlie” Pistis, the archetypical self-made man and my grandfather, fortunately was not one of them. He traveled as an immigrant from Cyprus to the U.S.

Gatekeeper Best Practices

Mr. Inside Sales

Last week I was contacted by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals and asked if I would share my best practices for dealing with the gatekeeper. Sure! I said. In under 10 minutes they recorded a slide presentation, and I want to share that with all of you.

Your Last Chance to Make a Good First Impression

Understanding the Sales Force

Most salespeople don't take first impressions seriously enough. If they did, their first impressions would be much more favorable. Dave Kurlan relationship building assessment omg the beatles objective management group Ed Sullivan

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Coaching Salespeople

The Center for Sales Strategy

The best managers know spending time in the field coaching sellers is an important part of developing salespeople (and improving sales performance ). Here’s a step-by-step guide to use the next day you are in coaching mode. sales management coaching

Las Vegas may get Musk-designed people mover

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Staff When it comes to putting heads in beds for conventions, corporate meetings or incentive travel trips, few destinations can match Las Vegas. Getting attendees around the city via affordable and easy-to-use public transportation is another matter. That may be changing.

7 principles of branding that sales organizations need to know

Nutshell

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TAM – The First Step Every Territory Sales Rep Must Take

SalesforLife

There’s no question that sales pros—especially territory-based sellers—have a weakness in a key skill.

How to Ask Better Needs Analysis Questions

The Center for Sales Strategy

Have you ever set a goal for yourself to run a race? Whatever the motivation, you decided to do it. It may have been on a whim, but none theless you realized there was more to it than showing up the morning of the race and running.

The 10 Time Management Strategies You Need to Implement Now

Anthony Iannarino

I have spent much time studying time management, or something I often refer to as Me Management since you can’t control time, but you can control what you do between the ticks of the clock. Here are ten strategies that, when implemented, are guaranteed to improve your productivity.

Lack of Consensus Leads to No Decision

Alice Heiman

No Decision. Do ing nothing seems to be the most frequent reason for losing a complex sale these days. Deals stall, and the buyers go silent. . I was talking to the founder of a company that was concerned about sales.

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The Elegant 4-Step Process Any Rep Can Use to Ask for Sales Referrals (PLUS Templates)

Sales Hacker

We all know how important sales referrals are… According to the Harvard Business Review , “Nine in 10 buying decisions are made with peer recommendations.”.

4 Things Sales Management Should Do to Improve Sales Performance

The Center for Sales Strategy

Recently, I spoke to a sales management group on four things that they can do to improve sales performance, and this is what I shared with them. Recruitment. Always be recruiting. The battle for top sales talent these days has never been harder. You always have to be recruiting.

Stop Looking for Reasons You Can’t

Anthony Iannarino

Your brain will answer any question you ask of it, which is why your mindset is critical to your success. When you ask your mind to provide you with a list of reasons you can’t do something, very much like a computer, it will generate an answer.

7 Most Common Sales Objections (And How To Overcome Them)

Marc Wayshak

Sales objections are tough. But with the right approach, you can get ahead of them before they ever happen. In this video, I’ll show you exactly how to overcome the 7 most common sales objections out there. Check it out!

Why Technology Is Ruining Our Mental Health

No More Cold Calling

Do you really need to sleep with your phone? Call or text me anytime. You won’t disturb me. My phone and smartwatch are turned off when I’m sleeping. They’re nowhere near me. They’re in the kitchen charging. There’s nothing so urgent in my business that my sleep needs to be disturbed.