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.

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.

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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?

Do You Need Higher Education?

Grant Cardone

Never stop learning and educating yourself. If the goal of higher education is to be financially secure, then it is failing miserably. We need more skilled people, not more educated people. They are educated, motivated and trained to be where they are at. With growing tuition debt and the lack of any real-world benefit from spending 4 years at college, more and more people are turning to online education. The post Do You Need Higher Education?

[Live Webinar] Creating Delightful Customer Education Programs that Drive Business Outcomes

Speaker: Daniel Quick, Head of Customer Education, Asana

Every day, customers are faced with a multitude of different, often competing, priorities and your training program is no exception. It’s critical that both your content and your learning experience are highly engaging. In this Skilljar webinar, Daniel Quick, the Head of Customer Education at Asana, will share how he brings his background in game design into Customer Education, and help you do the same.

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?

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

YouTube Live Event: The Evolution of Education & The Future Workforce

Pipeliner

SEPT 3rd 8am PT : Six Education & Business Experts come together to provide insight into the future of education and how it will deliver the workforce of tomorrow. How must education evolve to meet the needs of future employers. 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.

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.

Self Education Will Earn You a Fortune

Jeffrey Gitomer

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Educate Yourself

Hyper-Connected Selling

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

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.

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.

[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.

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. Education at every level, means everyone knows what they’re about to get into. I’ll offer you the education I have had every time you need it. No Education On The Process Leads To Negative Reviews.

YouTube Live Event: The Rise of the Virtual Age – in Education & Work

Pipeliner

The third in the Thrive & Prosper Series : “The Rise of the Virtual Age – in Education & Work”. How can businesses react to this change & partner with educational institutions? SET REMINDER!

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.

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.

LIVE EVENT REPLAY: The Evolution of Education & The Future Workforce

Pipeliner

Six Education & Business Experts came together to provide insight into the future of education and how it will deliver the workforce of tomorrow. 01:49 Nikolaus Kimla prologue – education as a business strategy.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

SVP of Sales: How to “Educate” Your CEO

Sales Benchmark Index

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.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

#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. In celebration of Pride Month, we’re passing the mic to four Highspot employees to share conversations that have changed the course of their story, and might inspire you, too. “Perfection can be a prison.”

Salespeople: Educate and Inform!

Pipeliner

Successful Salespeople Educate and Inform. In the e-marketplace of ideas, successful salespeople educate and inform. The post Salespeople: Educate and Inform! The communications revolution in which we’re engaged has has a profound impact on how salespeople achieve success. Buyers Are Now in Charge! Today buyers often completely pass up the the traditional selling model, instead accessing blogs, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and other web-based tools.

Need to Educate Your Buyers? Use This Teacher-Approved Framework

Hubspot Sales

Reps have transitioned from simply being providers of information to providers of information and educators. Start Educating Your Buyers. Teachers and sales reps might not have a lot in common on the surface, but both need to deliver information in an educational and supportive way to ensure their students and prospect understand and retain it.

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 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.

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. Coaching Collaboration Customer Service Education in Sales Environment & Sustainability Optimism Sales Coaching Sales Driven Organisations Sales performance Sales Process Map Sales Results Sales Skills Sales Training Selling Better Solution SellingI’m feeling elated.

Selling Energy to Educational Institutions

Selling Energy

If you’re trying to sell energy to educational institutions, one of the most compelling cases for change comes not in the form of utility cost savings, but rather in the form of what I like to call “butts in seats.”. Selling Performance

The Continuing Education Of A Privileged White Male

Partners in Excellence

” Everyone said, “Dave, you need to educate yourself.” I still have much to learn, but here’s what I’ve learned so far: I have to educate myself. As are so many, I’m astounded, horrified, ashamed, saddened, and angered by the events of the past weeks. Several weeks ago, I felt compelled to write, to express my outrage. I shared the initial article with a number of friends, many black, some women, several different nationalities/religions.

The Right Sales Training Not Only Educates But Motivates Sales Teams

Integrity Solutions

The post The Right Sales Training Not Only Educates But Motivates Sales Teams appeared first on Integrity Solutions. Why are some salespeople uniquely successful? Do they have some special sales skills that others don’t? If your sales force is somewhat normal, just 20% are high performers. Imagine what a difference it would make if you could increase the entire team’s ability to sell more and develop stronger customer relationships.

Why Start With Marketing & Sales Alignment

Speaker: Molly Rigatti, Marketing Strategist at SmartBug Media

Before you plan your next sales kickoff or bottom of the funnel marketing campaign or any effort where sales and marketing are both on the hook for performance, you need to check in on your teams. Sales and marketing both oversee a very important part of the pipeline and revenue process for your organization. But that doesn’t mean they should function in silos. When building up your sales enablement program, think about the three “P”s—practicality, productivity, and profit—when defining responsibilities and facilitating communication between your teams.