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Matt, Kyle, and the Less-Traveled Road to Customer Retention

DiscoverOrg Sales

Some know this time of year as holiday season. Sales professionals know it better as renewal season. December 2016: A troubled client account initially said they would renew their DiscoverOrg contract.

11 Ways to Close Your Next Presentation with Impact

The Sales Heretic

In my last post, I warned against using six weak approaches to closing a presentation. Whether you’re introducing a new product at a trade show, addressing your team at your annual sales meeting, or making the case for your company to your dream client, you want to end with a bang, not a whimper.

Now Is The Time To Get Ahead Of Then

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. With the end of the year in site, only six hopping Saturdays till Xmas, we sometimes face hard choices as to where to put our efforts. Put everything we have in closing and renewing what’s here and now; or ensure that I am well set for the next quarter, or year.

Moving the Sales Performance Bell Curve

A blueprint for turning average performers into top reps.

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Be Easier To Believe

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. No one is saying you are lying, I know you are not, but not lying and being believable are two different things.

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An Executive View of Campaign Strategy & Planning

Sales Benchmark Index

Joining us for today’s show is Randolph Carter, the VP of Marketing in North America for Rentokil. Randolph answers questions out of SBI’s 2018 hbspt.cta.load(23541, 'b3b0ba05-3172-4e97-8fd8-29d6273cafc2', {}); to share his deep knowledge of campaign strategy and planning. To follow along.

Pipeline Management – Why Monitor If You’re Not Going To Fix It? 5 Steps to fixing instead of just monitoring.

Anthony Cole Training

My wife Linda and I were recently in Columbia Maryland visiting family. While having a mid-afternoon lunch at Clyde’s I happen to see a “LifeLock” commercial on the bar TV. All I caught was the following caption: Pipeline management setting sales goals increase pipeline

Cadence—Multi-touch, Multi-media, Multi-cycle Marketing Multiplies Results

Pointclear

For one client, it takes 9.82 touches to engage with a prospect. The result of these touches is what we call a disposition: PointClear's term for completing contact with a decision maker or company (some programs lend themselves to dispositioning by contact and some by company). This approach yields a 5% lead rate. Our leads are equivalent to what SiriusDecisions calls a Level 4 or 5 lead—well-qualified leads. We invest about 10,000 touches to generate 50 leads.

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What Is Sales Enablement and Why Should I Care?

Sales enablement is not really a new concept; it has been around for over 10 years. However, understanding the full application of sales enablement is a very different thing.

Message to Account Based Selling Teams—Your KPIs Are Messed Up

No More Cold Calling

Are you Stephanie? “I I came across No More Cold Calling while looking for resources for our next blog and I knew I had to reach out immediately, kudos on a fantastic blog. My name is Stephanie, I’m on an account based selling team, and I’m reaching out on behalf of a growing startup.

Has Demand Generation Hit a Wall? Why ABM is the Answer

Sales Benchmark Index

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Surviving Q4: 5 Things Salespeople Should Do to Make Their Number

Sales and Marketing

Author: Frank Visgatis A constant reality for salespeople is quota pressure. There are years when everything goes well and hardly a thought is given to whether numbers will be achieved. If 2017 has been a year like that I hope you’re enjoying it. Remember, coming off a strong year often means starting January 1 at zero with more aggressive numbers to make. For B and C players, most years are a grind to achieve quotas. If sellers are less than YTD they have ground to make up.

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How Finding the Common Revenue Thread Simplifies Executive Decision Making

Smart Selling Tools

Oh, year-end analysis. How I love thee and hate thee. Let me count the ways…. This is the time of year when executives become hyper-sensitive to numbers and are asking a flurry of questions. What revenue will we close the year with? What was our ROI on that new tech investment?

The Best Learning Methodologies for Developing Elite Sales Leaders

Speaker: Steven Rosen MBA, Author, Executive Coach, Speaker and Top 50 Sales Influencer

It is well recognised that the frontline sales managers are the key to driving performance in sales organizations. If you had to choose between investing in sales manager training vs sales rep training what would you do?

The Best Negotiation Advice for Sales Teams

Score More Sales

In a long sales career there are many opportunities for negotiation. Companies and products with poor value propositions make it hard on sellers to hold full price. B2B sales strategy negotiation

4 Talent Management Tips- ‘A’ Players Want Leaders Not Bosses

Sales Benchmark Index

Best-in-class sales leaders are blurring the lines between professional and personal. As a result, they are outperforming sales bosses on a revenue-per-head basis by double digits. In a most recent Gallup study, engaged employees produce on average 20% more higher. Article Sales Strategy Talent Strategy sales management talent management talent strategy

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Out of Alignment: 4 Tips to Repair an Off-Kilter Brand

Sales and Marketing

Author: Michael Ray Newman Small potholes may seem like insignificant road hazards. We routinely drive over them, thinking little of the momentary bump in an otherwise smooth commute. But these minor jolts can cause lasting damage to the alignment of a car over the long run. Over the course of hundreds and thousands of wheel revolutions, any slight alignment shift might evolve into an expensive repair job.

Sales Tech Simplified with @Katie_E_Bullard: How to Eliminate the Problem of Data Decay

Smart Selling Tools

In this series, we ask tech executives to describe the why and how of their solution. We call it Sales Tech Simplified. This week I interview Katie Bullard , Chief Growth Officer of DiscoverOrg. Nancy: Why does the industry need your solution?

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Your Next Sales Coach is a Machine

Speaker: Matt McDarby & Dan Smaida, Managing Directors, Specialized Sales Systems

World-class sales managers have long used creative means to solve for time and distance. In this webinar, you’ll learn how modern sales managers are using new technology plus old-school sales management to develop their people without burning out.

Prospecting is About Conversations, Not Apps and Hacks

The Sales Hunter

Your success in prospecting is not going to be based solely on the app or hack you buy or download and spend too many hours learning how to use. Your success is going to be based on the conversations you have with prospects. It’s time to quit thinking one more tool is going to bring […]. Blog Professional Selling Skills Prospecting Sales Motivation apps prospect prospecting sales motivation sales skills selling skills success

Why A Promise Statement is more than a Value Proposition

Babette Ten Haken

A professional promise statement clearly defines what you promise to deliver, over time, to clients. At face value, this statement sounds like a value proposition, doesn’t it? Except, many value propositions are commoditized, to clients’ ears.

4 Steps for Customer Experience Success

Sales and Marketing

Author: Irina Jakovleva Building a business cemented in the customer experience is table stakes in today’s connected economy for both B2B and B2C organizations. In fact, a recent report from Gartner found that 89 percent of marketers expect that customer experience will be their primary differentiator in 2017.

Don’t Be a Trade Show Vulture! Here’s 10 Steps for Event Follow Up Success

Sales Hacker

In this article I’m going to explain how to PROPERLY execute an effective trade show follow up campaign without being a blood sucking lead vulture.

Maximizing Sales Training ROI with eLearning

Speaker: Ray Makela, CEO Sales Readiness Group

Companies spend about $20 billion a year on various forms of sales training. Still, many sales leaders report low ROIs from their sales training initiatives. So how can you ensure that your investment in sales training is producing excellent results? Join us for this complimentary webinar as Ray Makela, CEO at the Sales Readiness Group, discusses five essential factors to achieve sustainable success from your sales training investment, and how to leverage eLearning to maximize results.

Have You Noticed? Showing Appreciation Drives Performance

The Center for Sales Strategy

An Accenture study, written about in Forbes , found that 43% of employees who are about to quit their jobs cite lack of recognition from supervisors as the reason they would leave. Every time I read that stat I feel convicted that I don’t always show as much appreciation as I should.

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Where Are You Getting Your New Leadership Ideas?

The Sales Hunter

Last weekend I was with 66 business people who each have their own business and are passionately focused on growing them. For more than 8 hours on Saturday, we sat in small groups in conference rooms discussing business strategies and working through challenges. At the end of the weekend, I was physically tired, but mentally […]. Blog leadership Professional Selling Skills leader

Marketing and Sales Alignment—Still Conversation Worthy in 2017

Pointclear

The age-old issue of how Sales and Marketing work together (or not) is still on the table. While everyone agrees the two organizations must be in sync to meet revenue goals and scale, the finger pointing continues.

What Great Sales Managers Do Daily

MTD Sales Training

How come so many sales managers who are highly intelligent and experienced are still unable to motivate their teams to achieve great results? What happens to great salespeople so that when they become sales managers they fall by the wayside? Much of the success of sales management comes down to daily routines that build great teams and support successful individuals.

Found - The Best Sales Learning Methodologies

Speaker: Joe DiDonato, Chief of Staff, Baker Communcations, Inc

Finding the right learning approach for each topic you have to deliver to your learners can seem like a “problem of endless choices.” In this webinar, corporate learning expert, Joe DiDonato, shares how his teams solved these problems, as well as how new educational technology (EdTech) is changing the sales landscape for all of us. He will also tell you what he shared with the Venture Capitalist community on how to pick which EdTech technologies will likely succeed based on educational research. Joe is an engaging storyteller that uses easy-to-understand language, who promises to share what methods succeeded and which methods failed over his long career.

What Are You Doing to Manage Your Reputation as a Sales Professional?

The Center for Sales Strategy

Do you read online reviews? Of course you do. Most people check out customer feedback before committing to buy a product or service these days. There is an entire industry dedicated to reputation management. The question is: what are you doing to manage your own reputation as a sales professional?

Sales Motivation Video: Giving Your Price and the Art of Silence

The Sales Hunter

As salespeople, we have this tendency to talk sometimes when we shouldn’t. One of those times you need to practice the art of silence is after you give your price. The more disciplined you become in this, the greater your sales motivation and the less tendency you will have to discount your price. Check out […]. Blog Sales Motivation discount discounting motivation price pricing sales motivation

Why Technical Decision Makers remain Skeptical of You

Babette Ten Haken

Let’s chat, shall we? Technical decision makers are skeptical by nature. First, they do not assume anything, including the validity of marketing and sales materials. Also, they dissect all data put in front of them to justify your selling position.

7 Habits Of Highly Successful Key Account Managers

MTD Sales Training

When we work with Key Account Managers (KAMs) we are often impressed by their knowledge, skillsets and attitudes that drive them to success. So that we can share their successful attributes and maybe model their behaviours, we have put together some ideas that drive their progress. Here are seven habits that the best ones we’ve studied consistently apply to gain great results.

The 7 Things You Need to Know for Effective Sales Forecasting

Find out why waiting for perfection is costing you money.