Sat.Jun 15, 2019 - Fri.Jun 21, 2019

Plan B or No Plan B?

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. I recently saw a photo of a protest addressing climate change, that read “There’s No Planet B.” Technically and scientifically speaking I am sure there is a Planet B, but the point was not lost. We best figure things out cause there no second chances.

How To Change The Way You Think About Failure In Sales

MTD Sales Training

In sales, a lot can depend on the outcome and results of our efforts. If we succeed or progress with the sale, we tend to increase our motivation, improve our self-esteem and build our credibility. If we lose a sale or don’t progress, it tends to have the opposite effect.

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Gain a Competitive Edge Through a Successful Pricing Strategy

Sales Benchmark Index

Do you know who your competitors are? What makes them a competitor? Why do buyers choose their product over your own? Buyer perception is everything. By understanding and influencing buyer perception, you can increase the willingness to pay and capture.

Prospecting and The 10 Rules You Need to Follow

The Sales Hunter

You don’t just think about prospecting. Prospecting is something you do, and you do it daily. Watch this video : 10 Rules of Prospecting, to learn more! 1.The number of deals you have to close directly reflects the amount of time you spend prospecting.

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.

Who’s Coaching the Coaches on Coaching?

Steven Rosen

Coaching the Coaches The question of the day is, who’s coaching the coaches on coaching? The reality is, there is no one coaching the coaches. That’s right. Second line sales managers (SLM) don’t coach their FLMs on their coaching.

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How Do I Hire a Sales All-Star?

Anthony Cole Training

Hiring an elite salesperson is tough work. It's not easy to find a sales all-star and it's even harder to keep them on board if you do hire them. hiring hiring better hiring salespeople find salespeople hiring top salespeople

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Five Data Points To Sales Success

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto. There is a lot of talk in sales about numbers, metrics , KPIs, and many ways to assess success and progress.

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Your Reputation Arrives Before You Do

The Sales Hunter

Before a prospect meets with you, they do one thing: Google your name and your company! They want to see what the Internet says about you. How well or poorly does the Internet speak of you? Watch my video on this here! It’s not good enough to just have a social media reputation that isn’t stupid.

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Want to Increase Selling Time? Harness the Power of AI-Driven Tools

Sales Benchmark Index

Is your sales team spending too much time doing other things besides selling? Do you feel like you can’t ever focus on strategic objectives because you are too weighed down by a constant stream of ad hoc data requests?

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Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

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

Declare Independence From Your Own Obstacles

Anthony Cole Training

As we approach the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, our own Walt Gerano shares his thoughts regarding the obstacles holding us back from experiencing the sales success we desire. qualifying prospects freedom sales prospecting getting sales decisions

Marketing Is Not What You Think It Is

The Sales Heretic

Many people believe that marketing and advertising are the same thing. Or if not, that marketing consists of the promotion you do to drive sales. But the reality is very different. Marketing is everything you and your business do that can potentially impact sales. And that’s an awful lot.

Monday Motivation Video: Success Comes From Failing

The Sales Hunter

Success comes from failing and the ability to learn from your failures. The only time you actually fail is when you fail to learn from your failures. Success can only come from applying what you learn. Each Monday, implement a lesson you learned through failing the week before.

Putting Some Hollywood into Your Sales Presentations

Understanding the Sales Force

Last week I wrote about First Impressions and today's topic is presentations. That's quite the change in direction from Consultative Selling, Sales Process, Assessments, and Performance. What do Bohemian Rhapsody, Rocket Man, Miracle and Argo have in common and what do they have to do with selling?

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.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of B2B Sales

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Jeff Winters You wouldn’t expect Michael Phelps to skim the pool for dead mosquitos before a big race — he’s too busy warming up. So why drown your B2B sales team in administrative tasks better served by artificial intelligence?

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One Technique to Avoid Ghosting

Mr. Inside Sales

We’ve all been through it: You set an amazing demo or presentation call and, and…they don’t show up! Or, you have an amazing and, what you think is an, engaging demo call and you set a call back and, and…they don’t show up! What’s wrong?” you think. Why didn’t I see that coming?”.

It’s Not Small Talk; It’s Smart Talk

SalesProInsider

For two weeks I looked forward to a sales appointment. An appointment where I was the buyer, not the provider. My company desperately needed the service being offered and I had high hopes I was going to get a solution to a nagging issue.

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Revenue Success Secrets From Today’s Top CROs

Gong.io

The position of CRO is relatively new to most organizations and most are still hashing out the role’s nuances. That said, a few outstanding CROs have demonstrated an ability to drive revenue growth while aligning the sales, marketing, and customer success functions.

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.

Trust and the Rise of the Transparent Seller

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Todd Caponi Every year, Gallup publishes a study focused on the most and least trusted professions. Like clockwork, this year’s results show sales once again in two of the bottom three positions, only trusted more than members of congress.

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The Importance of Mentorship in Sales

Chorus.ai

You can’t always give your people a raise. And you can’t always give them the title they asked for. But through mentorship you can give them a path to those things. A mentor picks up where a manager leaves off.

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How to Motivate your Reps (Tips from the State of Sales Performance Survey)

Sales Hacker

How do you ensure you’re maximizing your sales team’s potential? How do you inspire your team to go above and beyond what they think is possible? The answers may surprise you.

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How to Be Intellectually Curious in Sales

Anthony Iannarino

If you want to develop your business acumen , your situational knowledge, and your ability to create value for your clients and your dream clients, you need to become intellectually curious.

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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!

50+ Candidate Sourcing Statistics for Recruiters

Zoominfo

In a recent blog post we declared that strategic candidate sourcing was not, in fact, dead. Instead, we proposed that technological advances have simply changed the way recruiters do it. Today, we dive a little deeper and explore 52 statistics about modern candidate sourcing.

Reps Don’t Coach Their Peers Enough (and How You Can Change That)

Chorus.ai

If you’re in sales management, leadership, or enablement, you have to have already read our coaching ebook and blog series! If not, here’s a great breakdown for you: We first published The MASTER Guide: How to create a coaching culture in your sales team. (No No great cultures happened overnight.

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3 Kickass Live Chat Campaigns You Can Create to Drive More Sales

Sales Hacker

I’m always impressed by the degree of ingenuity that leading sales teams put into their selling strategy. But every time someone from sales says they’re taking an omnichannel route to drive sales without incorporating live chat or messaging in their sales funnel, I think, “ Huh? ”.

Never Make the Mistake of Allowing Your Champion to Sell for You

Anthony Iannarino

One of the most important trends in B2B sales today is the customer’s strong desire for consensus before moving forward with an initiative.

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.

Does Making Excuses retain Your Clients Long Term?

Babette Ten Haken

When you continuously are making excuses for poor product quality and performance or sub-par service and maintenance, how invested are you in client success?

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Guide to outbound sales: Best strategies, tools, and tips

Close.io

Lots of people will tell you that outbound sales is a lost cause—that inbound is the only way to go, and that anyone doing outbound is wasting their time. Don’t believe the hype. Outbound sales is a staple tactic of successful businesses, and has been for a long time.

What is Business to Business Sales: Definition, Strategy and Trends

Vainu

It’s just selling , isn’t it? I’m sure you’ve heard this question a few times after you’ve mentioned you work in business to business sales.