Sat.Nov 24, 2018 - Fri.Nov 30, 2018

Leading Indicators of Sales Performance You Can’t Afford Not To Track

Sales Benchmark Index

The average lifespan of a Revenue Leader is less than two-years. Most of the time the Leader’s departure is related to poor revenue performance or inadequate return on Sales & Marketing dollars. In the following article, we will outline.

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How to Start a Sales Conversation that Appeals to Buyers

Connect2Sell

You’d like to open the sale. You’d like to appeal to the prospect so they’ll take your call. Here are five examples of how NOT to start a sales conversation : sales conversations stop selling & start leading DISCOVER Questions™ cold calling

Want to Know Which Deals Will Close by End of Year? Do This Right Now.

John Barrows

I’m getting a lot of questions from reps right now about what they can do to make sure the deals in their pipeline will close by the end of the year or how they can create urgency to get them to close.

Eleven Things You Should Never Say In a Presentation

The Sales Heretic

Crafting a great presentation is like navigating a minefield: In order to achieve your goal, you have to avoid all the potential missteps along the way. And like a minefield, we often don’t know where those missteps are, because typically we’ve never been taught how to create effective presentations.

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Moving the Sales Performance Bell Curve

A blueprint for turning average performers into top reps.

Would Henry Ford be Able to Sell Cars Today?

Understanding the Sales Force

Cars were in the news this week when GM announced they were closing plants in the USA and President Trump pushed back. So it got me wondering. Dave Kurlan Consultative Selling sales process

Buyers Don’t Have To Take Your Call

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. Truer words were never said, right, but that does not stop the tears for those who live it every day and struggle to engage with enough opportunities to drive their pipeline and results.

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How to Minimize Risk and Conflict in Your Sales Channels

Sales Benchmark Index

Channel conflict occurs when companies try to reach end customers through multiple routes forcing components of the sales ecosystem to compete against each other rather than working together. It is inherently wasteful and can be lethal to customer experience, sales.

Rethink Your B2B Revenue Model

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Tom Urie, President and CRO, Optymyze Early in my career, I made the not-so-typical move from engineering to marketing and spent 15 years innovating and creating events, programs, content, processes, and systems that challenge the status quo.

8 Ways to Use BASHO Emails in Cold Email Outreach – With Examples

DiscoverOrg Sales

Basho emails aren’t just alive and well – they’re thriving. They’re a critical part of personalized prospecting and account-based strategy. But to crush cold email outreach, you have to do it right.

’Tis the Season to Expand Your Referral Network: November Referral Selling Insights

No More Cold Calling

Sure, it’s hectic. You’re busy closing out the year, but you also have lots of invitations for parties, client events, and other business networking opportunities. This is the best time to build your referral network. Make the most of it.

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.

Unlocking the Secrets of Revenue Attribution

Sales Benchmark Index

Joining us on is Sarah Kennedy Ellis, the Chief Marketing Officer for Marketo, the leading marketing automation software provider. Below is a timestamped summary of the show segments and the topics covered. If you’d prefer to listen to the podcast.

Now More Than Ever: Personal Presentation Tips for the Digital Age

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Marc H. Kalan Over five years ago, I shared my personal presentation tips in a three-part series published in the online edition of “The Journal of Sales and Marketing Management.”

How To Find Out Why Your Client Is Leaving

MTD Sales Training

FinTech or PeopleTech?

Anthony Cole Training

I drive a Ford Explorer. Most of the people that ride with me, except my friend Jerry Barron, think I’m a good driver. Not only do I drive well, but I know my vehicle, how to maintain it and how to make adjustments to my driving and the vehicle when necessary.

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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.

A Product Platform Empowers Your Organization and Unlocks Customer Value

Sales Benchmark Index

A Platform elevates your offerings from merely functionally adequate to a driver of an emotional bond with your customers. To get there, you must set the standard across four key facets of your organization: Product Management Operations Human Resources Customer Success and Customer Experience.

How Risk Reversal Language Will Help You Accelerate Your Sales Cycle

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Chris Orlob What’s the ultimate, late-stage barrier when you’re trying to push a deal through the sales cycle? Buyer anxiety.

5 Questions To Ask To Really Understand Your Buyer

MTD Sales Training

One of the keys to increasing sales is getting under the skin of the prospect or your customer, so ascertain the real needs and to get them to understand how they can improve their business using your solutions.

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Being a Great Steward for Your Clients

Anthony Cole Training

Today's blog turned vlog comes to you from our very own Walt Gerano, as he discusses the importance of being a great steward for your clients, and how these tactics will help you grow your business and relationships.

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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.

5 Pain Points of Sales Reps Solved With Automation

Smart Selling Tools

While working on the real thing, you cannot rely on a haphazard collection of outdated notes and a motley crew of tools to keep track of what you are doing. Unfortunately, for some sales reps, digging through notes in the way real miners do, became daily routine.

The Best Of All Sales Tactics: Transparency, with Todd Caponi, Episode #93

Vengreso

Subscribe to Selling With Social. Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Play | Google Podcasts. Every sales professional is on the hunt for sales tactics that close deals, but most don’t even have transparency on their short list.

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In Examining 27,357 Wins, 95% Of Sales People Did This One Thing!

Partners in Excellence

Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of research, and collected our own data and analytics on what causes sales professionals to win. We’ve seen certain patterns emerge.

3 Sales Strategies to Be Assertive Without Appearing Aggressive

Hubspot Sales

Have you ever swallowed a question or backed off from a certain topic for fear of offending your buyer? This happens on sales floors around the world every day. Reps let their qualification questions slide so as not to flare tempers.

7 Must-Have Automated Documents for Sales Success

Companies are increasingly implementing technology to bring efficiency to their workforce. Data accessibility aside, teams continuously struggle with manual processes for document generation. Learn why automating your documents is key to sales success.

Customer Retention Strategy or Customer Churn Strategy?

Babette Ten Haken

Ever think that your organization’s or association’s customer retention strategy may actually function as a customer churn strategy? First, assuming that you have a customer retention strategy in place, when is the last time you did a forensic analysis of strategy effectiveness?

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5 Common Sales Techniques You Should Get Rid Of Immediately

Jeff Shore

By Jeff Shore . ?Alright, Alright, it’s time to rattle a few cages and ruffle a few feathers. I’m a student of the sale. I hope you can say the same thing. As professionals, we should always be seeking to improve our craft, and that means we must regularly challenge long-held practices.

6 Reasons to Walk Away from a Deal

Sales Hacker

Why successful sales people walk away. When you’re young and new to sales, there’s a strong compulsion to chase after every opportunity that comes your way. It’s not surprising, just getting prospects to engage at all has become so hard!

These Shark Tank Winners Share Tips for Swimming with the Big Fish

Hubspot Sales

Raise your hand if you’ve ever daydreamed of starting a business with your best friend. Maybe you had the conversation after three-too many happy hour sangrias or maybe it’s something the two of you have been discussing for years.

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?

How InVision Empowers Its Sales Team to Have Better Conversations

Guru

InVision is a digital product design platform that powers exceptional user experiences. As sales enablement manager at InVision, Mike Garber provides the sales team – which is completely remote – with the knowledge and training they need to communicate effectively in market.

[Infographic] The Sales Leaders' Guide to B2B Sales Growth in 2019

RAIN Group

Seventy-five percent of purchases are strategic, meaning the buyer is making an investment and not required to buy. Yet only 14% of buyers discover these strategic opportunities from sellers.

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Golden Nuggets from the CSO Insights 2018 Sales Talent Study

Membrain

I had a chance to review the CSO Insights 2018 Sales Talent Study and extracted some fascinating data. I thought it might be interesting to take their data, overlay some of Objective Management Group's (OMG) data, and see what we can take away from that. Research

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Debt to Equity Ratio, Demystified

Hubspot Sales

Growing a business requires investment capital. Scaling businesses need money to launch products, hire employees, service customers, and expand. There are numerous ways to raise capital, and each will have a different impact on your company and the pace at which you grow.

Togetherness: Achieving Sales and Marketing Alignment

Speaker: Jeff Davis, Founder, jd2 Consulting Group

Jeff Davis is here to help you think differently about how Sales and Marketing should interact. With increased scrutiny for marketing to prove ROI on their activities and it becoming increasingly hard for B2B salespeople to even get in front of customers, the old way of doing business is no longer an option. This webinar will use evidence-based research and empirical knowledge to propose real-world strategies that work.