Sat.Jul 13, 2019 - Fri.Jul 19, 2019

Two different approaches to getting in-the-door

Sales 2.0

If you run a small company, you usually end up being one of your company’s early sales people. If you are in this position, this post may help you. It’s about an alternative way to get in front of your target buyer without cold calling.

Focus Your Board on Your MVC: Most Valuable Customer

InsightSquared

It’s a saying you hear a lot: Your most important customer is the one you already have. Yet, it bears repeating for two reasons. One, it’s true: it costs less to keep an existing customer than it does to acquire a new one. Two, it’s so easy to forget. .

In Search of the Scalable Sales Team

Sandler Training

The internal revolution that delivers a predictable, rapid growth curve requires a scalable sales team.

Winning Your Prospect’s Prospect

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. We’re all familiar with the expression “ The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” Not a moto for successful selling and retention, but maybe it has some purpose. At the core, the concept points how two unrelated parties can band together for a common cause.

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.

Promoted! How to Develop a Sales Team

Connect2Sell

As sales manager, you can focus on the short-term and drive sales results to meet this period’s goals. It’s a lather-rinse-repeat approach, and you’ll be doing exactly the same thing next period and next year.

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If You Have No Problem with Generating Revenue, You May Have a Pricing Opportunity

Sales Benchmark Index

Are you growing faster than your competitors? Have you started the year off blowing out your plan? If you answer yes, congrats, you have a good “problem” on your hands. What CEO doesn’t want to grow even faster? It gets the.

Monday Motivation Video: Motivate Yourself by Encouraging Others

The Sales Hunter

Who could you encourage this week? One of the best ways to encourage yourself is to encourage others. It changes your whole outlook! Start every day by encouraging someone around you, whether it’s your spouse, significant other, kids, neighbor or even the barista at your local coffee shop.

The Lazy Business’ Guide to Digital Customer Experience

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Michael Deane Steve Jobs said, “You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology, not the other way round.” That credo helped him create one of the world’s most loved and valuable brands.

How Important Is Your Brand To A Customer

MTD Sales Training

Branding is a key component in determining your success in sales and marketing.

Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

The Best Salespeople are 791% Better at This Than Weak Salespeople

Understanding the Sales Force

The first contractor got a proposal to us within a few days, the second contractor got a proposal to us later the same day and the third contractor gave us a price on the spot. On the responsive scale, the third contractor was the best.

The Biggest Sale You Will Ever Make

The Sales Hunter

The biggest sale you will ever make is very similar to the biggest sale I ever made. The biggest sale you will ever make is the one you make to yourself when you start believing 100% that you can make a difference because of what you sell and the outcomes you create.

How to Use Experiences to Motivate and Unite Your Sales Team

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Walter Kinzie If you don't have problems controlling your salespeople, then you probably don't have top sales talent on your team. I should know – before I learned how to manage sales teams, I was a salesman.

5 Keys to Sales Coaching

Anthony Cole Training

In this article, we discuss the "5 Keys to Sales Coaching", or the five critical steps you must know and execute in order to get the best effort and results out of your salespeople. They include: Insight. Feedback. Demonstrate. Role Play. Action Plan. Coaching salespeople is hard work and it helps to have a consistent and effective process to help keep you on course.

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.

[Video Overkill] Am I the Only One Who Would Rather Read?

No More Cold Calling

Your video marketing doesn’t work for me. Salespeople and content marketers, I don’t like watching your videos. I have to put my earbuds in, and that breaks my concentration. Video is not my learning style. I can read and get your point much faster than I can listen.

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The Harder You Work, The Luckier You’ll Get

Mr. Inside Sales

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”. Vidal Sassoon. The world remembers Thomas Edison as an inventor, but he was also a spectacular salesman. Edison understood that simply inventing a product, no matter how useful, was not enough.

Creating Elevated Moments – Customer Experience Lessons from the World’s Best Restaurant

Sales Benchmark Index

B2B companies are waking up to the fact that to grow faster than their competitors, they need to differentiate their customer experience. Taking another lesson from outside of our industry, today we will examine how CX design elevated a restaurant.

How to Build Confidence in Your Sales Team

Engage Selling

Have you given sufficient thought to building confidence in your sales team? It goes without saying, but confident salespeople perform better than those who lack confidence.

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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.

5 Deadly Coaching Mistakes Sales Leaders Make and How to Fix Them

Shari Levitin

The benefits of coaching sales teams are undeniable. However, Bad or nonexistent coaching causes negative behaviors to become ingrained in your culture and repeated year after year.

If You Love Sales—Then Pass This On

Mr. Inside Sales

“We are all salesmen every day of our lives.”. Charles M. Schwab. Whenever I’m at a used bookstore, I always browse the business section. There is gold in those isles.

25 Cold Email Tips for More Opens and Better Response Rates

Sales Hacker

Cold email is like door-to-door sales. You’re going to get a lot of no’s. Unless, that is, you learn how to write cold emails that actually convert. Keep reading to get 25 cold email tips — in 4 areas of mastery — that you can start using today: Cold email tips: the basics.

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9 Things Terribly Wrong With Sales Today: We’re Not Problem Centric

A Sales Guy

Sales is suffering from 9 brutal ills: The Bro Culture , . Lack of Coaching. Too Product-Centric and Not Problem Centric. Not enough salespeople understand the game/rules of sales. Too much reliance on selling tools. Not enough training in the industry/space. Too much activity management.

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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!

How to Replace 8 Ineffective Practices with Ones That Accelerate Growth

Anthony Iannarino

There are ideas a sales leader must refuse. Allowing these ideas to take hold can decelerate growth, distract the sales force from their real work , and result in a poor sales performance. They can also start a vicious cycle, a downward trend that is difficult to reverse.

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Stop Procrastinating: 3 Ways to Get Started on Your Greatest Impact Activity

RAIN Group

Everyone is a periodic procrastinator. Twenty percent of people are chronic procrastinators. We all have something we want to do or know we need to do, but it seems difficult, so we avoid it.

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1 piece of sales career advice you'll never hear in business school

Close.io

There’s a certain sales mindset you need to have if you want to succeed. No matter who your prospect is, they’ll have an awful lot of hesitations, about everything from your pricing and features to the date your company was born. You need to overcome all those hurdles in order to close the deal.

Personal User Guides: Show Your Coworkers How to Get the Best Out of You

The Center for Sales Strategy

It is more important than ever before that sales organizations focus increased attention on emotional intelligence.

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.

You Should Mind Your Own Business Now

Anthony Iannarino

One of the reasons you may not be generating the results you want is because you are treating your job as if it is a job.

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Get Promoted to Sales Management (Advice from 17 Experts)

Sales Hacker

Are you in sales and looking to get promoted into management? This was the gist of a question Scott Barker posed on LinkedIn.

The ultimate guide to agile sales management

Base CRM

The sales world is changing fast. The tools and tactics that got the job done 10 years ago don’t stand a fighting chance of enabling sales or closing deals in today’s market. Staying competitive in sales means understanding changes in the customer journey and adjusting strategy accordingly.