Residential Energy, Part One

Selling Energy

We talk a lot about sales strategies and tactics that are appropriate for commercial and industrial prospects.

Residential Energy, Part Two

Selling Energy

Today, we’ll continue with some more strategies for reframing the value of efficiency for residential prospects. sales performance

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Who Really Sells a Multifamily Energy Project?

Selling Energy

A casual observer would assume that “vendors” and “contractors” sell energy efficiency projects to multifamily building owners. In reality, the energy managers and other internal champions connected to those buildings wind up doing most of the “selling.” prospecting sales performance

Is There Energy in That Voicemail You Are Leaving?

The Sales Hunter

In looking at the things that will help voicemail work for you in your prospecting efforts, we have arrived at the 5th tip: #5: Your message must be one that conveys energy and confidence in your voice. Your prospect is busy. Blog Professional Selling Skills Prospecting prospect prospecting sales prospecting voicemail voicemail skills

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COVID Layoffs are obsoleting existing B2B lists & draining sales energy


For companies who are currently driving their sales and marketing thru COVID, prospecting to outdated lists drains morale like nothing else. Get LinkedIn Sales Navigator – Best ROI for B2B prospecting 3. Get LinkedIn Sales Navigator – Best ROI for B2B prospecting.

COVID Layoffs are obsoleting existing B2B lists & draining sales energy


For companies who are currently driving their sales and marketing thru COVID, prospecting to outdated lists drains morale like nothing else. Get LinkedIn Sales Navigator – Best ROI for B2B prospecting 3. Get LinkedIn Sales Navigator – Best ROI for B2B prospecting.

Letting Your Prospects Train You

The Pipeline

Over the years, I have found that some of my best prospect interviews have come as a result of something another prospect asked me. As a bonus, your prospects/customers will help you sell your next deal without them even knowing or caring. Train The Prospect.

Deliver Empathetic Energy Not a Passionate Sales Pitch

Increase Sales

Sometimes in sales, people confuse energy with passion. When salespeople infuse emotional intelligence into their sales conversation, they now are delivering empathetic energy. Low energy does not sell. Misplaced high energy also does not sell. What does sell is energy that focuses on the sales lead (prospect) with a underlying caring desire. This is when your energy is still very visible, but is not viewed as the all too common sales pitch.

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Riding The Prospecting Wave

The Pipeline

Often we spend too much time, energy and emotion worrying about the things we can’t control, while deliberately ignoring and not attending to things we can control, and would make a difference if we did. The post Riding The Prospecting Wave appeared first on Renbor Sales Solutions Inc.

Intentional The Energy Behind Sales Leadership

Increase Sales

For me this word supplied the emotional and intellectual energy needed to achieve my sales goals this year. Our energy drains and then discouragement sets in. We have lost precious time because our energy is gone. Yes, this did take some energy and time.

Success Breeds Prospects

The Pipeline

Most sales people tend to ease off on their prospecting when they have a healthy pipeline. All kinds of opportunities to close at the peak, desperately prospecting (praying and hoping), at the bottom. I don’t need to prospect, look at all the things in the pipeline I can work on”.

Prospecting and the 3 Traits You Must Have to Succeed

The Sales Hunter

Effective prospecting can be summed up in three words. I refer to them as the 3 traits you need to have if you want to be successful at prospecting. Persistence means prospecting when you don’t want to or when you’d rather be doing easier, more enjoyable things.

10 Ways to Make Prospecting on the Phone Effective

The Sales Hunter

Make the call about the prospect not about you. The reason for the call must be based around providing the prospect with information or insight they will find of value. Speak with energy and believe in yourself.

Delivery Over Messaging In Prospecting Calls

The Pipeline

When it comes to effective prospecting there is usually a complete imbalance between two critical components of an effective message. Most prospecting calls, OK, cold calls, usually fall short because the caller is thinking too much about their end of the call, not the prospects end.

Five Places to Find Prospects

The Sales Heretic

Then you need more prospects! In this 7½-minute segment, I share five places to find quality prospects. Devote your time and energy to one or more of these five options and you’ll have a [.]. Sales business expert prospect Want to make more sales this year?

100 Most Prospected-to Companies of 2018

DiscoverOrg Sales

You might recognize the most-prospected-to companies of 2018, according to DiscoverOrg’s database, as household names – but that’s not why savvy sales and marketing professionals have been pitching to them. Before we dive in, let’s take a quick look at the most-prospected-to industries.

Are You Pushing Prospects or Leading Them?

The Sales Heretic

Aikido is a Japanese martial art that focuses on redirecting an attacker’s energy and using it against them. Sales aikido closing overcoming objections prospect upselling Instead of meeting force with force (i.e.

Prospecting idea: have an idea

Sales 2.0

In a previous post I went on about how uninspiring (and ineffective) it is for a sales person to call a prospect to “just touch base”. When I was only selling and had been prospecting hard for a long time I started to feel that buyers had no problems. Prospecting

7 Ways To Be Better at Prospecting

Anthony Iannarino

These days, sales conversations are becoming even more buyer-focused, which means sales reps have to get creative when it comes to prospecting. Most sales experts will tell you that starting conversations with prospects is the most crucial part of boosting your success in sales.

Best time to Prospect – Sales eXecution 239

The Pipeline

One question I am asked regularly is what is the best time to prospect, be that of day, time of week, etc. Many sales pundits will insist that you should prospect first thing in the day, giving a bounce to your day, allowing you to spend the rest of it selling.

Achieving Prospecting Success by Segmentation – 1

The Pipeline

As we start a new quarter, it makes sense to step back a second and think about how you are prospecting f. Falling to align the effort and approach to each segment can lose you sales, or almost worse, have you spend more time and energy closing sales with a longer sales cycle than necessary.

How to Improve Your Broken Prospecting Sequence

Anthony Iannarino

I had politely responded to one of the first emails, explaining that my company wasn’t a good prospect for him and that we have other priorities right now, only to open my inbox two days later to the very same email. Some Rules for Prospecting Sequences. Sales prospecting

Presentations Lack Energy? Let Your Bad Actor Out!

Performance Sales and Training

Many salespeople don’t speak with as much energy or personality in business as they do in their personal lives—we tend to flatten things out, pull them in, tone them down. Our clients and prospects have dozens of people every day droning on to them in business mode. So how do you break out of business mode and make sure you bring the necessary passion and energy to your presentation? Don’t let a lack of energy stand between you and a sale.

Identify Your Prospect’s Purchasing Motive

Selling Energy

There are countless reasons someone might be interested in energy efficiency products or services. If you can find out exactly why your prospect is considering an energy project, you’ll be better positioned to prevail.

Top Sales Prospecting Challenges

RAIN Group

Challenges abound when it comes to sales prospecting. From targeting and using the right outreach methods to maintaining motivation and energy, there are plenty of ways to outbound prospect and fail. Download: 5 Sales Prospecting Myths Debunked. For our Top Performance in Sales Prospecting research, we asked 489 sellers who outbound prospect about the biggest prospecting issues they face.

Is Your Prospecting Lazy? How to Not Misuse Sales Tools.

Anthony Iannarino

It is clear the person sending the email, InMail, or note did nothing to determine whether or not I might be a prospect for their services. If everyone is a prospect, no one is a prospect. It’s lazy prospecting and the misuse of the sales tools. Lazy Prospecting.

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An Unwillingness to Prospect and Poor B2B Sales Results

Anthony Iannarino

Some of these companies have decided to separate prospecting from the rest of the sales process, believing they will improve their sales results by having an SDR do the prospecting , handing-off a “qualified” prospect to a senior salesperson. Prospecting and Opportunity Creation.

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Sales is an Activity! Build Energy Around Your Business

Sales Gravy

There are many ways to market and prospect. Your job is to consider them all and then select a handful that you are going to implement. From cold calling to social media, from public speaking to networking, there are many avenues you can take.

Are You Too Smart for Prospecting?

The Pipeline

Prospecting is a unique skill set, this is why hunters are always in greater demand and earn more than people who can sell but can’t prospect. Doing research on a prospect is a must, you need to know the facts, their potential objectives, opportunities, etc.

How Well Do You Know Your Prospect?

KO Advantage Group

How much time do you spend getting to know your prospect? Before creating your ideal list of 100 prospects , ask yourself, what is the common thread between these, and all the other people who could potentially use your service? That's just a waste of time, money, and energy.

The Value of Appraisal

Selling Energy

When you’re selling an energy efficiency solution in the built environment, you might consider emphasizing the potential for increased appraised value as an important benefit. communication prospecting energy efficiency

How to Build the Prospecting Habit

Anthony Iannarino

That activity is prospecting , and it is what is required to open new relationships and create new opportunities. If you want success, you need to build the prospecting habit. How did we get to a place where salespeople don’t spend their time prospecting? How Prospecting Was Lost. First, sales managers have not held their salespeople accountable for prospecting. How You Build the Prospecting Habit. Prospecting has to dominate your time and your energy.

Prospecting idea: have an idea

Sales 2.0

It’s uninspiring (and ineffective) for a sales person to email or call a prospect to “just touch base”. When I was only selling and had been prospecting hard for a long time I started to feel that buyers had no problems. Have the idea match something your prospect cares about.

Executive Sales Leader Briefing: The Power of the Team with Prospecting

The Sales Hunter

Have you ever noticed how much more energy you have when you’re around others? Blog leadership Prospecting high-profit prospecting prospecting sales leader sales leadership sales prospectingAre you one who when working out in a gym or out for a run with others find yourself running faster? It’s pretty basic, but we all tend to perform better when we’re around others (as long as those other people […].

How To Build A Prospect List

Women Sales Pros

3 Strategies To Build A Better List Get prospecting right and the rest of the sales process will take care of itself. It’s true – There’s very little that can positive impact the sale more than prospecting. Prospecting is crucial to the success of your overall sales process.

Are your prospecting calls a long run off a short pier?

The Pipeline

Sellers are a wonderfully optimistic lot, having drank the Kool Aid about their “solution”, believing that they are indeed the cavalry coming over the hill to heal all that pains their potential prospects. The post Are your prospecting calls a long run off a short pier?

12 Proven Sales Prospecting Methods the Best Sales Teams Know

The rapid changes that sales go through means reps have needed to develop hacks and techniques for prospecting. But what are those sales prospecting methods? In this article, XANT will give you a guide on sales prospecting methods you can utilize to maximize their benefits.

The Best Way to Sales Prospect with Voicemail

The Sales Hunter

Yes, you can prospect using voicemail. Here is the best way to sales prospect with voice mail: To make the voicemail message fly, it needs to be short. Your voice has to be positive and have a strong sense of both confidence and energy.

Reach More Prospects with this Simple Plan

Score More Sales

Most of us in selling do not spend enough talk time with prospective buyers. The studies we have seen show that sellers spend, on average, 35% of their time actually selling – having conversations with prospective buyers.

30 Sales Prospecting Email Templates Guaranteed to Start a Relationship

Hubspot Sales

Yes, you read the title right -- I guarantee that these templates will get responses from prospects. But, compared to the overly salesy prospecting email templates most salespeople are sending, I am confident that these will work better -- or your money back. Email Prospecting