Is a Leads Group Right for You?

The Sales Heretic

Sales groups keynote leads marketing prospects referrals seminar speechIf you’re looking for new prospects, referrals are your best source.

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Happy Holidays from RAIN Group

RAIN Group

Wishing you Happy Holidays and a joyful New Year from all of us at RAIN Group. RAIN Group NewsIn the spirit of giving this time of year, we've made a charitable donation on behalf of our clients to Upper Ojai Relief.

RAIN Group's Best of 2018

RAIN Group

Each year, our goal for the RAIN Group Sales Blog is to provide you with research, ideas, and insight to help you unleash sales potential.

Join a Mastermind Group

Selling Energy

Over the course of the next week, you will find our 7 Golden Tickets to Success in 2019. Give a gift to yourself and set aside some time to implement some, or all, of these ideas and make 2019 your best year yet! success

7 Must-Have Automated Documents for Sales Success

Dynamic formatting, such as grouping products by product family, may require. templates can be grouped into simpler automated templates, cleaning up your template library and. RAIN Group. Institute, RAIN Group. ) Hinge Research Institute, RAIN Group.

Why I Was Kicked Out of a LinkedIn Sales Group

Understanding the Sales Force

just the past week I have already been blocked in one LinkedIn group and kicked out another one! Dave Kurlan linkedin social selling sales groups on linkedinEach day I read several newsletters written by physicians who are also natural or homeopathic practicioners.

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Elevate Your Social Selling with LinkedIn Groups

Frontline Selling

Elevate Social Selling with LinkedIn Groups! With all of the changes over the past year to LinkedIn, its Groups feature has taken a back seat. The post Elevate Your Social Selling with LinkedIn Groups appeared first on FRONTLINE Selling. Bob Woods LinkedIn linkedin groups linkedin tips sales sales prospecting sales prospecting tips Sales Tips sales trainingHeck, it’s not easy to.

7 Ways A MasterMind Group Can Make You A Superior Salesperson

MTD Sales Training

Sales Tips becoming superior in sales developing an influence groupGrowth and progress are two of the fundamental attributes that mark out a successful salesperson.

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Benefits of Group Sales Presentations

Selling Energy

Have you ever been to a live stand-up comedy show in a packed comedy club? If not, I strongly recommend it. There is a palpable energy created when people gather for the communal experience of laughing together. When the crowd is really going, laughter rolls through the room like a wave.

When group feedback makes more sense

Sales and Marketing Management

Teaser: Many managers are hesitant to give feedback in a group setting for fear that it puts the person on the spot, gets him or her defensive, makes everyone else in the room uncomfortable, and strains the team’s working relationships. Issue Date: 2015-09-01. Author: SMM Staff.

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Maximizing Sales Training ROI with eLearning

Speaker: Ray Makela, CEO Sales Readiness Group

Join us for this complimentary webinar as Ray Makela, CEO at the Sales Readiness Group, discusses five essential factors to achieve sustainable success from your sales training investment, and how to leverage eLearning to maximize results.

Group Sales Dramatically Different from One-on-One.

Jeffrey Gitomer

Group sales separate the men from the boys. You must be skilled at sales, more skilled at people reading, and even more skilled at group dynamics. Presentation Skills Sales

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Transform Your Tactical Sales Operations Group into a Strategic Revenue Operations Function

Sales Benchmark Index

Setting up rules and guidelines for the sales force to follow feels an awful lot like being a parent to a group of rowdy teenagers. Nobody wants to be the bad guy.

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The 10 Keys to Effective Group Sales Presentations

Understanding the Sales Force

Compare this scenario to presentation day; you are one of many salespeople that will be paraded in and out of a conference room to present to a group of influencers and decision makers - some of whom couldn''t care any less about you.

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Do You Have a Mastermind Group Challenging You?

Jeff Shore

I want to talk today about mastermind groups. I believe very strongly in the concept, strongly enough that I am a part of four different mastermind groups. Million Dollar Speaker’s Group, comprised of some of the more successful members of the National Speaker’s Association. –

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Using LinkedIn Groups To Network And Engage With Key Decision Makers

MTD Sales Training

Well, a great way to gain direct contact with these desired connections is to strike up a conversation with them in one of the many LinkedIn groups that the platform has to offer.

Is your customer contact a group hug?

Sales and Marketing Management

Issue Date: 2015-11-01. Author: Rachel Klein, Director of Strategy, Avenue. Teaser: B2B sales force turnover continues to worsen, with total churn of 22.4 percent in 2015, significantly higher than the year before. The high cost of replacing and retraining sales reps is painful enough.

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Why Sales Teams Are Moving to Facebook Groups – Away From LinkedIn

Fill the Funnel

I was always a big fan of LinkedIn Groups but Facebook Groups have changed my mind. You could find groups for business, professional development, education, hobbies and geography amongst other areas. The post Why Sales Teams Are Moving to Facebook Groups – Away From LinkedIn appeared first on Fill the Funnel. Internet Prospecting Marketing Social Web Web Tools Facebook Groups LinkedIn groups

How To Sell To Groups – Video Blog

MTD Sales Training

There are many tips and techniques that we as sales people can use to help us sell to our prospects and clients, but the majority of these sales techniques are focused around selling to an. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Sales Interactions

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How to Craft an Effective Group Sales Presentation

Selling Energy

Yesterday, we laid out the benefits of making sales presentations to a large group of prospects. Today, we’ll discuss how to craft an effective sales presentation for this kind of audience. Sales Presentations

Do You Have A Core Group to Count On?

Smooth Sale

Attract the Right Job or Clientele: Whispering Energy signaled the significance of the group when I was asked to join. Every once in a while I pay homage to the original group, WE for short. One secret for remaining in business is to have a trusted core group to count on.

Foundry Group’s Seth Levine Talks Sales for Startups

A Sales Guy

Seth Levine, Managing Director at Foundry Group is our next guest on The Word. Foundry Group is one of the best VC Firms in the business, true badasses. The Foundry Group Portfolio includes companies such as Return Path, SendGrid and the new hot email tracking company Yesware.

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6 Helpful LinkedIn Groups for Sales Enablement Managers


With new sales enablement leaders joining the profession every year, many could stand to benefit from social networking and peer learning

Trends in Selling with Allen Mueller, Miller Heiman Group

Igniting Sales Transformation

Much continues to change in the world of selling, and in this conversation, I talked with Allen Mueller, Chief Revenue Officer at the Miller Heiman Group about their data on what’s changing and what’s coming. From there we dug into her role as Chief Revenue Officer at Miller Heiman Group.

Executive Sales Leader Briefing: Who is in Your Peer Group?

The Sales Hunter

Who are you spending your time with? More importantly, are those you’re spending time with helping you become a better person? Every week as my schedule allows, I spend 30 minutes to an hour talking with Gerhard Gschwandtner. If you’ve been in sales for any period of time, you’ll know him as the founder […]. Blog leadership Professional Selling Skills executive sales leader briefing leader sales leader sales leadership

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Friday Sales Leadership and Your Leadership Peer Group

The Sales Hunter

At the same time, this “safe house” group of 2-3 others can serve an even bigger role and that is in helping to keep each other focused and motivated. This is where having a peer group is worth far more than most people realize. Who are you spending your time with?

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Selling to Groups - Like a Picnic in the Park

Understanding the Sales Force

Recently, at a picnic with my family, I took note of all the guests and couldn''t help but to see the similarity between the picnic and selling to a group. As with most group sales calls, the real decision makers weren''t there. Prior to a meeting with a group it is always crucial to learn the roles and responsibilities of each attendee. Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan My mind doesn''t work the same as most people.

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How to Pass the Objective Management Group / OMG Sales Assessment

Understanding the Sales Force

If you are looking for sure-fire tips on how to do great on this sales candidate assessment you have come to the right place and that’s exactly what you are going to get. How can you be sure? I am the developer – I designed it and wrote it – and I will tell you exactly how it works, how to approach it, and how to get the best possible score. Here are the ten most important things for you to know: There are no wrong answers.

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Sales Leaders: Find Mentors and Peers, and Form Groups to Learn From


He would force his way into groups and situations to meet business leaders and formulate mentorships to help his development. This morning, I was jogging around Sydney Harbour, listening to an Audible book, Built from Scratch , the book of the creation and growth of Home Depot.

Using Analytics to Align Sales and Marketing, and Avoid Buying Group Blindness

Marketing Sales Analytics B2B Buying Group Blindness marketing salesWith increasing sales quotas, and programmatic marketing campaigns, it’s far too often that the speed of business kills communication. Most enterprise organizations suffer from some degree of it, don’t know how to deal with it, or even worse, ignore its presence. the ominous sales and marketing misalignment. This misalignment of sales and marketing can have a major impact across the. Source.

A New View of Selling: Introducing Scout by Miller Heiman Group and Strategic Selling® with Perspective

Miller Heiman Group

Scout by Miller Heiman Group makes technology relevant for sales teams. Scout by Miller Heiman Group upends the typical view of technology by combining a powerful sales analytics platform with a trusted sales methodology. Sellers need technology and a methodology to succeed.

Predicting Sales Results from a Group of Inquiries


Here is the formula: 2,840 inquiries x 45% (percentage of buyers in a given group of inquirers who buy within a year). James Obermayer, Executive Director and CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association and President of Sales Leakage Consulting is a regular guest blogger with ViewPoint. Last month we tackled the issue of How many inquiries does it take to make quota? We started with a sales figure of $7,500,000 that our example company needed to make quota.

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3 Things We've Learned After Years of LinkedIn Group Spam (and what to do now)


In 2008 LinkedIn introduced Groups and for years now B2B marketers have been tortured by inappropriate, low-value comments and linking—people trying to promote "their thing." Also, here's how to create, manage and/or participate in a LinkedIn Group and actually get something out of it…and make sure members do too! A lot of people are coming into LinkedIn Groups armed with what does NOT work. Yet there ARE a few Groups out there that are remarkable.

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High-Profit Selling Group on Linkedin. Are You There?

The Sales Hunter

This is why I created the High-Profit Selling Group on Linkedin. This group is already becoming a great central location for sales-related discussions and the sharing of valuable skills. The only way that can happen is if we grow the group size. Then take the time to join High-Profit Selling as one of the groups you follow. I think many of you would agree that in the sales industry, Linkedin is the social media tool that is most helpful.

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Sales Quiz – Group or Individual Coaching?

The Sales Leader

But is it better to do group coaching or focus more on individual, one-on-one sessions? Few can argue that coaching improves sales results. Take the sales quiz and test your sales skills! Dedicated to increasing your sales, Video Sales Quiz

98% of Potential Prospects from this One Group are Hiding in Plain Site

Smart Selling Tools

Much has been said of late about the 98% of website visitors who are thought to be anonymous—that is, they’ve come to your site and you don’t know who they are. They are hiding in plain sight.

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Join the Discussion: "Value Marketing and Selling" LinkedIn Group

The ROI Guy

We have launched a new Value Marketing and Selling group on LinkedIn. This is an open group where we can all help in the adoption of best practices in marketing and selling with value. Alinean challenger marketing challenger selling discussion group Frugalnomics LinkedIn Pisello ROI the challenger sale Value Marketing Value Selling A great place to post questions and get coaching from the community. Sign up today and begin joining in on the discussion - [link].

3 Ways Scout by Miller Heiman Group Changes the Game for Your Sales Organization

Miller Heiman Group

When we launched Scout by Miller Heiman Group , our powerful sales analytics platform, we promised it would change the way you sell. Learn how to take the next step in making Scout by Miller Heiman Group available to your organization. The post 3 Ways Scout by Miller Heiman Group Changes the Game for Your Sales Organization appeared first on Miller Heiman Group

4 Quotes from the Miller Heiman Group CEO to Prepare for Elevate 2018

Miller Heiman Group

Whether you missed last year’s conference or want a refresh before you attend this year’s event, here are four Elevate 2017 quotes from Byron Matthews, president and CEO of Miller Heiman Group, that will prepare you to make the most of this year’s conference: 1) “Selling is much, much harder than it ever has been before. In fact, only 53 percent of organizations achieved quota plan attainment last year, according to research from CSO Insights, the research division of Miller Heiman Group.

Sales Quiz – Group or Individual Coaching?

The Sales Leader

Take today’s Video Sales Quiz. Dedicated to increasing your sales, Colleen. Video Sales Quiz