Sat.Jun 22, 2019 - Fri.Jun 28, 2019

The Secret to Scaling Sales Effectiveness

Highspot

Research from SiriusDecisions’ 2018 Global Chief Sales Officer Study found that fewer than 50% of sales reps are hitting quota and that at 70% of companies, barely 30% of reps are meeting quota. These statistics illuminate an unsettling fact — the majority of sales teams are ineffective.

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5 Actions to Generate More Sales from Existing Customers

Sales and Marketing Management

High Performers Spend Their Time Differently

Partners in Excellence

Before reading this post, think about the following quote from Abraham Lincoln: If I have 6 hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first 4 hours sharpening the axe. I’ve had the great privilege of coaching/advising one of the highest performance sales teams I’ve ever worked with.

How To Customise A Compelling Story For Your Sales Presentation

MTD Sales Training

How many times have you made a presentation and afterwards thought ‘that was so boring, even I wouldn’t have bought my product!’. There are many occasions where we have presented a solution and it’s not created any connection with the prospect.

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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.

The Whack-A-Mole Approach to Sales Management

Anthony Cole Training

Putting forth the effort to coach and motivate people, as well as hold them accountable to performance, requires no skill. T herein lies part of the problem with growing your sales team.

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28 Ways to Cripple Your Sales Team

The Sales Heretic

Are your salespeople too efficient? Is their closing rate too high? Are they bringing in more business than you can handle? It’s a common problem. I see it all the time in my work as a speaker and trainer. I feel your pain. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to handicap even [.].

Why Every CMO Needs a Chief of Staff

Sales Benchmark Index

As CMOs are more involved in shaping the global corporate strategy, they are less able to manage the day-to-day Marketing execution. They increasingly need a right-hand person to help with the daily operation. This person is the CMOs Chief of.

Focus on Buying Cycle to Shorten Sales Cycle

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. In Good times and bad, the one thing most sales professionals try to do is shorten the length of their sales cycle. They believe that shorter sales cycles bring several benefits, some indeed materialize, most do not.

What Is Your Company’s Prospecting Culture?

The Sales Hunter

Quit blaming salespeople for bad prospecting habits when you as the sales manager are the one with the bad prospecting habits! Culture starts at the top. If you want your team to focus on prospecting, you must make it a priority.

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.

Three Ways to Get a Prospect to Respond

Mr. Inside Sales

I received this question from a reader of my blog last week: “Mike, I have a question for you. Being that people are more accessible with iPhones, text, laptops, computers, email, messenger, FB, Instagram to name a few, why are business owners/decision makers so hard to reach?

Why Your Buyer Personas Are Obsolete

Sales Benchmark Index

How AI Can Accelerate Sales and Bridge the Marketing Gap

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Krishnan Venkata The rapid pace of digital innovation is forcing companies to undertake profound transformation of their entire business strategy and activities.

How to Ask for Referrals: A Comprehensive Guide

No More Cold Calling

This is a truthful and proven guide for how to ask for referrals. You won’t read that referrals are easy or that all you have to do is ask. What you will read are lessons and insights that I have gleaned from working my referral system with clients for the past 23 years.

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.

Monday Motivation Video: How to Get Focused and Achieve More

The Sales Hunter

How many things are you focused on this week? Probably a million, because we all feel like we have a lot to do. You will accomplish more when you intentionally focus your mind in the moment. For the next 15 minutes, set your mind on the one task you’d like to achieve right now.

Actionable Innovation in an Ever-Changing Competitive Landscape Is a Requirement for Survival

Sales Benchmark Index

As the CEO, one of your core responsibilities is harnessing and utilizing the intellectual capital tied up in your employees. Not all market-defining and competitive differentiating ideas will be yours. But whether your company is fledgling or enterprise, the challenge.

How to Improve Sales:  5 Keys to Coaching Sales Improvement

Anthony Cole Training

If you are not in the acquisition business, then you must develop your talent. One of the keys to doing that is to understand how to drive sales improvement. sales skill improvement consultative selling 5 keys to coaching sales improvement how to improve sales grow sales develop talent

The Number of LinkedIn Contacts You Have Doesn’t Matter

No More Cold Calling

Connections and relationships are what count. Should I accept every LinkedIn invitation? I’m frequently asked that question. It’s a personal choice. Some people do. Some people only connect with people they know in real life.

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.

How to Prepare to Prospect – 10 Things You Need to Do

The Sales Hunter

If you fail to properly prepare, you are setting yourself up for failure. This doesn’t just apply to prospecting but everything you do. Prospecting is already a tough task; it’s only made tougher when you fail to prepare. Below are 10 steps you need to follow to ensure you’re prepared to prospect. Check out my video where I further discuss these 10 items: 1. Don’t focus on what you sell, but rather, on the benefits and outcomes you provide.

Why The Greatest Salesperson Who Doesn’t Sell Will Always Sell

Keith Rosen

The best salespeople who exceed their sales goals have no need to sell. Instead, they attract sales to them. As you’ll see in this story, the power of questions, authentic, radical curiosity and care, and coaching your customers to succeed is their secret to becoming a sales champion.

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Looking at Sales Enablement From Two Different Lenses

Smart Selling Tools

Looking at Sales Enablement From Two Different Lenses. Defining the role Sales Enablement plays in your organization is a multi-faceted exercise. First, there’s a small matter of defining what Sales Enablement even means.

We stopped trying to convince people and got triple the results

B2B Lead Blog - Inside Sales

A small thing changed my work in a big way. This is the story of how I started focusing on empathy for customers. About five years ago, someone sent me a video on a Tulsa, Oklahoma business that changed the entire way I approach sales and marketing.

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Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

Want a More Efficient Sales Team? 6 Productivity Tips

Chorus.ai

No matter how great your sales team is today, there’s always room for improvement. sales sales leadership sales strategy marketing

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Marketing hacks to make you a sales management guru

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: TIM HOULIHAN Sales managers are a rare breed. Most organizations employ one sales manager for every six to 10 sales reps. Making it to the sales management ranks indicates you occupy a spot that roughly 90% of your peers have not. Congratulations. The job is challenging.

Sales Motivation: The (Must-Have) Mindset of a CLOSER

Marc Wayshak

Sales motivation isn’t a mystery. In fact, it’s all about having a closer’s mindset. Check out this step-by-step guide to developing the must-have mindset of a closer. The post Sales Motivation: The (Must-Have) Mindset of a CLOSER appeared first on Sales Speaker Marc Wayshak. Blog sales motivation

What Is RevOps? (And Why You Need it for Real Sales Success)

Sales Hacker

The term Revenue Operations (“RevOps” for short) is all the rage lately. In fact, it’s one of the fastest growing titles in tech. Even more telling, a LinkedIn search for roles using the keywords “Revenue Operations” yielded over 22,000 open jobs today.

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.

What Is the One Driver of Sales Performance?

Selling Power

If you want to improve sales performance, there is nothing more effective than focusing on your frontline sales leaders. Sales Leadership Sales Performance Selling Skills

Can we all just get along?

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Paul Nolan. Managing in today’s multigenerational work force can be a minefield. Lindsey Pollak says the secret to success is like remixing a classic song. SMM : Explain why your book on managing a multigenerational work force is called “The Remix.”.

Beyond CRM Podcast: Upselling, Cross-Selling, & Improving Margins

Smart Selling Tools

Beyond CRM Podcast: Upselling, Cross-Selling, & Improving Margins. Today’s episode is with Brian Hirt, Director of Product Management for Zilliant. Salespeople have a lot of information and data thrown their way and CRM doesn’t make it any easier to digest or to act on.

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