Rethinking Education

Selling Energy

Education is a large part of our work at Selling Energy, so I found this blog by Seth Godin especially interesting. In terms of what we call “education,” how effective has it been? Should education be about keeping score, fitting a mold or connecting the dots?

How to Adapt to the Well-Educated Modern Buyer

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Kelly Bosetti Salespeople once played a significant role in educating buyers about their options and helping them come to a decision regarding a product or service, but times are changing. Reaching More Educated Buyers. Reaching educated buyers is ultimately about providing helpful resources when they need it most. In the same way customers educate themselves about products, salespeople need to educate themselves about buyers.

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Higher Education

Sales and Marketing Management

Issue Date: 2012-11-01. Author: Dave Stein. Teaser: Sales trainers often emphasize that in order to gain and maintain a level of competence in selling, salespeople must focus on the basics — Sales 101. That’s true, but there’s a wrinkle. If the basics are all your salespeople know and can do, competitive sales campaigns will be a battle among equals.

Rethinking Education

Selling Energy

Education is a large part of our work at Selling Energy, so I found this blog by Seth Godin especially interesting. In terms of what we call “education,” how effective has it been? Should education be about keeping score, fitting a mold or connecting the dots? educationWas it ever about us truly learning how to live and grow, or is it simply about maintaining obedience?

Building Your Customer Education Brand: Using Customer Champions to Drive Widespread Program Adoption

Speaker: Natasha Husein, Product Marketing Manager, Clever

When you’re building a Customer Education program, your efforts will largely focus on content creation and strategy. In the midst of that development, it’s easy to overlook another core component of your program: marketing. In this webinar, Natasha Husein, Product Marketing Manager at classroom learning technology company, Clever, will present her strategy for branding Clever Academy, and creating customer champions that drive widespread program adoption across its broad user base.

Virtual Sales Education

Score More Sales

These are all no cost, virtual sales education sessions. The post Virtual Sales Education appeared first on Score More Sales. There is so much information about selling online. Where do you start? What do you read? If you consider yourself a lifelong learner, you are searching on the web for any piece of valuable advice to help you grow sales that you can find, right?

Educate To Sell

The Pipeline

Many in sales will agree that it is the role of a seller to educate their buyer, the question is how that is done. These educators, the best educators, start with engagement. As with most good education, it has a purpose and a destination, so should your sales meetings. The post Educate To Sell appeared first on Renbor Sales Solutions Inc. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca.

Self Education Will Earn You a Fortune

Jeffrey Gitomer

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How to Encourage Continuing Education In The Workplace and Succeed?

Smooth Sale

Attract the Right Job Or Clientele: How to Encourage Continuing Education In The Workplace and Succeed. Our collaborative Blog provides insights on ‘How to encourage continuing education in the workplace and succeed.’ Encourage Continuing Education In The Workplace and Succeed.

Educate Yourself

Hyper-Connected Selling

The post Educate Yourself appeared first on David J.P. Fisher. Quotes Will Durant

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

How To Educate Your Buyer With New Perspectives

MTD Sales Training

Could it be possible that if we were to dig a little deeper with the prospect, we could see chances to build a relationship and maybe educate them on new ideas and different perspectives for their business? Your education in terms of new ideologies may well open their mind to new initiatives. Your attitude here has to be in educating them on what’s possible for their business. The post How To Educate Your Buyer With New Perspectives appeared first on MTD Sales Training.

Continuing Education: The Key to Immediate & Long-Term Success

Mr. Inside Sales

A salesperson’s education is never completed: each day offers new opportunities to learn. Quotes on continuing education you might enjoy: “Only the most exceptional salespeople seek sales training. The post Continuing Education: The Key to Immediate & Long-Term Success appeared first on Mr. Inside Sales. “Selling is a skill, and like all skills, it must be learned through study and practice.” – Thomas J. Watson. “A

Pricing Innovation Correctly Using Education & Promotion

Braveheart Sales

Yes, it was an educated guess based on customer-driven, value-based inquiry, further narrowed by complementary, competitive, and alternative offerings. A one-two punch of education and promotion : Education.

Activating Your Virtual Sales Force: Inspire, Educate and Connect Your Sellers Remotely

Sales and Marketing Management

Since we can’t bring our sellers together, how do we continue to inspire, connect and educate them in a purely virtual world? Author: Doug Bushée and Shayne Jackson Last March, sales leaders had to quickly shift from enabling in-person sellers to enabling virtual sellers.

Promoting Customer Success with Diverse Learning Channels

Speaker: Chrissy Irvine, VP Customer Success, SmashFly, and Hannah Leary, Customer Success Operations Specialist, SmashFly

Whether it’s standing in line at the grocery store or in their Customer Education program, it’s no secret that today’s customers often seek out self-service options. Tune in to learn how (and when) to blend on-demand and instructor-led training, and discover why customer success and scaled education programs go hand-in-hand.

20 Podcasts Dedicated to Educating & Inspiring Entrepreneurs

Hubspot Sales

Tune into Side Hustle School for your daily dose of side hustle education. In entrepreneurship, there is always more to learn. Each new level of success you reach unlocks new challenges and opportunities to try different strategies and ways of doing business.

Podcast 169: Dr. Howard Dover On Sales Education Programs

John Barrows

Dr. Dover is one of few professors leading the charge in creating sales education programs for students. The post Podcast 169: Dr. Howard Dover On Sales Education Programs appeared first on JB Sales.

How to improve sales education with technology

Membrain

According to the Sales Education Foundation, on average, graduates of academic sales programs ramp up 50% faster than their peers without a sales-specific educational background, and experience 30% less turnover. Yet colleges and universities have been slow to meet the need, with only a few leading universities offering dedicated sales majors

Educated Buyers and Emerging Sales Sucker Questions

Increase Sales

Today’s decision makers in the B2B industries and even now extending into the B2C markets are becoming far better educated buyers. This change in education is starting to sprout the opportunity by decision makers to ask more sales sucker questions. He was not prepared for today’s educated buyers. Possibly the best preparation in meeting with educated buyers is to be careful of what is said during the sales conversation.

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

The Power of Educating Prospects on Your Buying Process

John Barrows

That’s one reason it’s crucial to educate your buyers on how the buying process works at your organization. Learning about their buying and selling processes is just as important as educating them on your buying and selling process. No Education On The Process Leads To Negative Reviews.

Application Is FAR Greater Than Education

KO Advantage Group

The application is miles above education. Know that education is important, but only to an extent. mindset sales process sales tips sales traits sell more strategy planning being more productive sales strategy creating value marketing proposals marketing strategy work smart application education knowlege experienceHow do your weekends look like? Does it look more like rest days with two side dishes of work or full meal courses of quality time with your family?

Top Sales Academy Offers Online Sales Education

Score More Sales

This is an organization I have been a part of for several years and can attest to its professionalism and educational content. The post Top Sales Academy Offers Online Sales Education appeared first on Score More Sales. Do you know there is an online program where you can gain sales skills from some of the top sales experts in the world? What if I told you the program was underwritten by sponsors so that there is no cost to you to participate?

To Increase Sales Telling Ain't Selling and Neither Is Educating

Increase Sales

What do you mean educating will not increase sales? All those sales experts provide advice about educating your customers. What about education based marketing? Sometimes in order to sell our solutions (products or services) we have a tendency to over educate our sales leads. By over educating, we can potentially lose the ability to increase sales. What would happen if you in educating your customer told him or her only what he or she needed to know?

Your New Schematic for Next-Level Sales Coaching & Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, President of B2bTrainers

The term “sales enablement” applies to a dizzying array of best practices and technologies. In addition, there is tremendous competitive pressure not to fall behind. No matter where you are in your current sales enablement strategy, one thing is key: success ultimately rides on the habits of your sales managers & marketers. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk will lay out an in-depth schematic for your next-level sales coaching, demonstrate the key activities that comprise success, and walk you through several examples of sales coaching cadences that apply to all salesforce sizes.

True Leadership Goes Beyond Education

Increase Sales

He specifically mentioned he lacked education about himself as an individual and consequently as a leader. What continues to bother me about his comments is he believes education is the answer to making better leaders. Read this book, listen to this CD, attend this seminar and with all that education you will be a better leader. From my perspective, his recipe for leadership success was bordering on the quick fix and this one truism: True leadership goes beyond education.

Questions Should Educate Not Recriminate

The Pipeline

The lesser chosen path, educate the buyer by making them aware of things impacting their business that they may not be aware of, and showing them how their offering can help the buyer move towards their objectives. The good will use the opportunity to help educate the buyer; the also-rans use it as an opportunity to pitch. This education needs to be mutual, as stated above, the seller needs to be as open to learning, as they expect the buyer to be.

Effective Social Media Marketing Educates

Increase Sales

Yet having read this social media marketing post on LinkedIn Pulse , much of what the writer states is just as true for basic education based marketing. By providing marketing from an education based perspective, you can educate by sharing: Market trends. This format is truly education based and can be incorporated into any social media marketing especially those who engage in quality content marketing. Frankly that is insulting to today’s educated buyers.

Focus on Motivation Rather Than Education

Selling Energy

Do you ever wonder why energy-efficiency reports are so long? Moreover, do you ever wonder if anyone actually reads them? motivation sales sales success recession selling

How to Redirect Your Indirect Channels by Enabling the Right People

Speaker: Jay McBain, Principal Analyst – Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems

We are in the middle of a major transformation of how companies go to market – in fact, 76% of global CEOs feel that their current business models will be unrecognizable in the next 3 years. Join Jay McBain from Forrester as he unpacks these future trends.

SVP of Sales: How to “Educate” Your CEO

SBI Growth

What I need from you is to teach me how to educate my CEO. ”. Use your CEO’s questions to understand and educate him. There are three components to understanding and educating your CEO. Two weeks ago, Sales Benchmark Index interviewed a very successful SVP of Sales. We asked him what kind of events caused him to consider sales and marketing help. When would he consider hiring a consulting firm like ours? His answer was interesting.

2014 Annual magazine with “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” listing

The Pipeline

In 2014, the number has grown to close to 100, evidence of the success of sales programs in educating the next generation of sales professionals. One key factor driving that growth has to go to the good folks at the The Sales Education Foundation and their efforts in bringing attention to this overlooked faculty. All this adds up to why you need to get a hold of and read the 2014 Annual magazine is housed on the Sales Education Foundation website, www.salesfoundation.org.

Selling Better, Faster using Real Time Sales Education

Sue Barrett

I’m feeling very optimistic about the future of sales education and sales mastery. The post Selling Better, Faster using Real Time Sales Education appeared first on Barrett Sales Blog. I’m feeling elated. I’m feeling vindicated.

Money in Education for Business and People Growth Is Secondary to This

Increase Sales

Seth Godin recently asked this question “What if we spent twice the time and the money on education as we do now?” As a former educator, elected school board trustee and someone who truly understands how people learn, money in education for business and people growth is secondary to this one word – Attitude. For too long, so called educational experts have been so focused on the what and the how, they have lost the why of education.

How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

Can Higher Education Develop the Leaders We Need? (video)

Pipeliner

In this Expert Insight Interview, Libby Gill discusses a book she co-authored, Leadership Reckoning: Can Higher Education Develop the Leaders We Need? There is a lot of focus on education in today’s world. The post Can Higher Education Develop the Leaders We Need?

Episode 3: 1 Email. 2 Takes. Fluffy Personalization and a Failure to Educate

Sales Hacker

Fluffy Personalization and a Failure to Educate appeared first on Sales Hacker. Write sales emails like a pro! Kristina and Will will look at common email mistakes (using real examples) and rewrite them so that you can learn what to do differently.

#ItStartsWithConversation?: On Perfection, Education, Change, and Growth 

Highspot

There is a burden placed on marginalized peoples to educate the broader group, and I encourage others to challenge this assumption; if you’re curious about how to help, do your own research. On Perfection, Education, Change, and Growth appeared first on Highspot.

How to Educate Your Customers to Drive Sales

Nimble - Sales

In such a well-connected world, tech-savvy customers are not dependent on businesses to educate them. The post How to Educate Your Customers to Drive Sales appeared first on Nimble Blog. The world has become a small place, thanks to the proliferation of the internet and smartphones.

How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.