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3 Actions to Grow Recurring B2B Sales Revenue

Force Management

In our recent webinar with Force Management Managing Director and Facilitator Brian Walsh, an audience member posed a question that we hear often in our work with B2B sales organizations:

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Are You Too Busy Chasing Numbers to Focus on Self-Care?

Steven Rosen

In the high-pressure sales world, where targets, metrics, and performance drive every decision, it’s easy for leaders to not focus on self-care. However, neglecting self-care can have severe repercussions not only on personal health but also on professional effectiveness. For sales leaders tasked with meeting their goals and inspiring their teams, self-care isn’t a luxury—it’s a critical part of their leadership toolkit.

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Pump it Up for Sales Performance

Understanding the Sales Force

Perhaps you thought I was going to write about the inflatables locations called Pump it Up, where young children go to birthday parties. I recall that we hosted a couple of parties there when our son was small and probably attended several more for his little friends. This is not an analogy about inflatable trampolines, but it is about the analogy between pumps and sales and for variety, it will be two separate stories instead of one culminating in pumping up sales.

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Your Prospect Has All The Answers

Mr. Inside Sales

Who do you think knows why your prospect buys? Who do you think knows when your prospect is going to buy? Or who they like to buy from? The answer, of course, is your prospect! The problem for many sales reps, is that they prefer to pitch and talk at prospects more than they actually ask questions and listen. Sounds simple, but trust me, it isn’t. To prove this, just listen to a few phone calls of yourself or some of the reps in your office.

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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Maybe We Are Looking At Sales Productivity Incorrectly….

Partners in Excellence

It seems like everything I read about sales productivity is focused on doing more. I see all sorts of insights, sage advice, and technology that helps improve our productivity and efficiency. These offer the potential of freeing up time. But it’s interesting how we fill the time we theoretically gain. It seems we fill the time doing more of that same stuff, rather than doing other things that may be neglected, or for which we have not enough time.

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5 Ways to Develop a Top-Notch Sales Pitch Presentation

SalesFuel

As B2B sales grow more competitive, a strong sales pitch presentation may determine whether you cruise or lose. Identifying pain points and developing a cohesive narrative will communicate the solutions that are crucial to your success. One Sales Pitch Presentation Does Not Fit All Prospects The more specific and tailored you can be with your message the better.

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Cold Calling Was Never “Alive!”

Partners in Excellence

For years, the fashion has been to declare, “Cold calling is dead!” It always comes from people with a specific agenda. Those who believe inbound is the only thing that works. Or a newer fashion, espousing inbound generated outbound. Others promoting social engagement. Or any other engagement approach where “cold calling,” is the obvious foil.

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Golf Is a Mind Game: And So Is Sales

Membrain

It’s no secret that I love golf. I’ve been watching the documentary Full Swing. In the second season, there’s an episode about a player named Wyndham Clark. He’s a PGA golfer who won the Wells Fargo Championship in 2023.

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From Sales Rep to CEO: Navigating the Journey to Funded Startup

Alice Heiman

“It’s how you sell that becomes your differentiator in a crowded market,” explained Ross Rich. Alice was excited to talk with Ross, whom she’s known since the early days of his entrepreneurial journey. Ross, the CEO of Accord, started his company to solve a critical problem in sales: lack of transparency between teams and customers.

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The New GTM Playbook: 18 Ways to Future-Proof Your Sales Team

Longer sales cycles. Increasingly discerning buyers. More meetings. Intensifying competition. Economic uncertainty. Go-to-market teams of every size, in every industry, are grappling with these challenges firsthand. Thankfully, there’s an answer. We’ve developed an entirely new way for GTM leaders to identify and execute proven, data-driven strategies that drive revenue.

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Relationship Selling Begins with Asking the Right Questions

Anthony Cole Training

According to the 2023 Edelman Trust Barometer, “Only 59% percent of the 32,000 global respondents to the firm’s 23rd annual trust and credibility survey trust financial services to do what is right, compared to 75% who trust technology and 71% who trust education and food & beverage companies — the top 3 most trusted industries. In the United States, 57% of consumers trust financial services, an increase of 9 percentage points over 2022 findings.

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4 Common Pitfalls of Marketing Campaign Models

SBI Growth

CMOs and their marketing teams utilize numerous resources and talent to ensure their campaigns perform well. But thorough preparation is just half the story: CMOs often struggle to drive the execution successfully, resulting in lesser impact and weaker ROI. With resources and strategic value at stake, avoiding common pitfalls while designing campaign models would go a long way in maximizing returns down the road.

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4 Steps to Drive Seller Adoption of Digital Tools

Sales and Marketing Management

This four-step plan allows sales enablement leaders to transform buyer enablement and empower sellers to leverage and reinforce new content and tools in response to an evolving buying landscape. This framework will ultimately result in enhanced seller-led interactions that align with buyer needs. The post 4 Steps to Drive Seller Adoption of Digital Tools appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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Leadership Accountability in Sales Burnout

Steven Rosen

In this episode of the Sales Leadership Awakening podcast, Steven Rosen and Colleen Stanley discuss the impact of burnout on performance and productivity and offer strategies for leaders to create an environment that decreases burnout and stress. They emphasize the importance of time management, setting clear expectations, and recognizing and celebrating achievements.

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Supercharge Your Sales: 5 Steps to Effortless Selling

Sales teams often lose precious time hunting for updated sales materials, while marketing struggles to keep these assets accessible and current. It's not just about managing; it's about seamlessly finding, presenting, and sharing critical sales content. All of this takes place within an intuitive, unified platform. Dive into Showell's groundbreaking content management realm.

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Consistently High Performing Organizations

Partners in Excellence

I suspect it’s trite to say, every leader wants to create a high performance organization or that people want to be part of high performing organizations. But what does it mean to be a high performing organization? In selling, is high performance “hitting our numbers?” Is it max’ing our comp plans? Is it about our personal success?

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6 Steps to Improve Your Employer Brand and Boost Recruitment

The Center for Sales Strategy

In the travel industry, you want to be a “destination of choice,” meaning you are highly preferred or sought after by travelers for your attractions, amenities, and experiences. As an employer, you want the exact same thing. But what does that mean for you? How can you be a destination of choice? Remember, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. While one person might seek the rich history and cultural landmarks of London rather than the commercialization and street vendors of New York’s Times Squ

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Shiny Object or Solid Strategy? What You Should Know Before Jumping on the Latest Trend

Sales and Marketing Management

Fostering a culture that values innovation and is open to calculated risks is essential. However, accepting that not every trend will yield positive results creates an environment where learning from failures is as valued as celebrating successes. The post Shiny Object or Solid Strategy? What You Should Know Before Jumping on the Latest Trend appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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How To Use AI To Keep Your Financial Data Safe

Smooth Sale

Photo by The Digital Artist via Pixabay Attract the Right Job Or Clientele: How To Use AI To Keep Your Financial Data Safe With the increase in cyber threats and data breaches, maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive information has become paramount in today’s digital ecosystem. Artificial intelligence (AI) is progressively recognized as a powerful tool for fortifying data protection strategies.

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Redefining the CDP: 8 Data-Driven Designs for Successful Customer Journeys

In this guide, discover 8 use cases for how a customer data platform can tackle common challenges faced by marketing, commerce, service, and sales teams. With helpful diagrams and simple explanations in each use case, see how Salesforce’s CDP, Data Cloud for Marketing, powers personalized, real-time experiences across marketing, with capabilities that include: Optimizing ad spend Powering dynamic website content Increasing upselling and cross-selling Resolving service cases with marketing data B

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What Our Leaders “Owe” Us

Partners in Excellence

As individual contributors, we are conditioned to think about what we owe our managers and leaders. Are we getting all our tasks done–making the calls, doing the outreach, meeting with customers, progressing deals, keeping our reporting updated. We are conditioned to think about hitting our goals and numbers, keeping our performance up, perhaps to keep our managers off our backs.

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Tips to Upsell and Cross-Sell to Current Clients

SalesFuel

Sellers have a major opportunity to cross-sell and upsell to current clients. But not all reps even make an attempt. This is a mistake, as they’re missing out on potential for increased revenue and loyalty. One reason may be the use of tactics that aren’t connecting with clients. SalesFuel’s Voice of the Sales Rep study found that 25% of sellers say it is getting harder to upsell.

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A Quick Start Guide to Measuring Content Marketing ROI

SocialSellinator

Learn how to measure content marketing ROI with our quick start guide. Discover key metrics, calculation steps, and strategies to boost ROI.

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How to Help Your Employees Beat the Heat This Coming Summer

Smooth Sale

Photo AI Generated via EvaMichalkova Attract the Right Job or Clientele: How to Help Your Employees Beat the Heat This Coming Summer It’s not quite summer yet, but the temperature has been climbing steadily, and the fear of a stuffy office building settles in again. Nobody likes to work in a hot office. Why? The downside is it’s tiring, reduces productivity, and is stressful for your employees.

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Connect, Care, Convert: Secrets to Establishing Trust with Niche Markets and Turning Them Into Clients

Speaker: Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

Niche markets represent a huge opportunity for the financial services industry in America. From college students and women to communities of color and low-to-moderate-income households, niche populations have specialized financial needs – but they often underutilize many valuable financial products and services. How can you better connect with these consumers?

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The Spaces In Between….

Partners in Excellence

Recently, I’ve been noticing something new, something I haven’t been paying sufficient attention to. It struck me in a conversation with a colleague yesterday. We were talking about organizational design, performance, and a number of issues. She presented a chart, the one below is a cleaned up representation of the chart. The content of the chart is irrelevant to this discussion, but each block represented a different part of the GTM organization, their roles, responsibilities, and k

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Why Culture Is One Of The Top Team Productivity Tools

SalesFuel

Are your employees supportive of your workplace culture? When employees feel positive about their company’s culture, they are more engaged with their work. And culture can be one of your top team productivity tools when you roll out new sales technology and initiatives. Why Culture Is One Of The Top Team Productivity Tools In a poll published by Gallup and Workforce , engaged employees described their workplace culture as “caring,” “innovative” and “professional.

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Planet Fitness Feeling The Inflation Burn

Grant Cardone

After nearly 30 years of building a reputation as the “affordable gym option”, Planet Fitness is finally raising its subscription membership prices. Yet, the reason for this shift leaves a lot to be said about how the company is being run as a whole. Planet Fitness Fights Back Starting this summer, the base membership that […] The post Planet Fitness Feeling The Inflation Burn appeared first on GCTV.

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Life Experiences Can Accelerate Career and Business Growth 

Smooth Sale

Photo by Geralt via Pixabay Attract the Right Job Or Clientele: Life Experiences Can Accelerate Career and Business Growth Our journey through life, spanning various decades, often reveals surprising insights. Looking back, we might even be grateful for those who treated us poorly. Their harsh actions sharpened our senses and guided us toward a better path, teaching us valuable lessons.

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3 Sizzling Ways to Warm up Cold Calls

Even in today’s data-driven sales world, cold calling remains a fact of life for many go-to-market professionals. Fortunately, today’s sales leaders have a crucial advantage over their predecessors: market intelligence and outreach platforms that can warm up virtually any introduction.

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GTM 94: Mastering Branding, Pricing, and Customer Success for AI Startups with Holly Chen

Sales Hacker

Holly Chen is the Managing Partner of ExponentialX, a Marketing and Growth Advisory Collective for high-growth SaaS startups, advising companies like Miro, Loom, ServiceNow, Appsflyer in their growth journeys. She also guest lectures at Berkeley and NYU, teaches at Section and Maven, mentors at First Round Capital, and is an active angel investor. Previously, Holly was the Global Head of Digital Marketing at Slack, helping it grow $100M to $700M ARR and going public.

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Leveraging Internet Marketing in Denver for Business Growth

SocialSellinator

Boost your business growth with Denver internet marketing. Discover top services like SEO, PPC, and content marketing tailored for success.

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GameStop Comes Back As Meme Stock Rockets

Grant Cardone

The scourge of Reddit day traders has made its comeback on Wall Street. On May 13th, GameStop’s value exploded as the meme stock caught the attention of traders once again. But how did the near-defunct retailer get this boost? But more importantly… Is it here to stay? What Brought Back GameStop’s Meme Stock Status Three […] The post GameStop Comes Back As Meme Stock Rockets appeared first on GCTV.

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