Is AI impacting Inside Sales Rep Revenue? Mike Plante of InsideSales Says it Is.

Pointclear

In our open dialogue with InsideSales’ CMO Mike Plante we explore ways that inside sales rep productivity (code word for revenue) is shifting for the better. Why it’s Important: “The companies that lag behind in adopting new ways of selling and marketing are slated for the trash heaps of failed businesses.”. At the Funnel Media Group we believe that AI is the future of sales and marketing operations.

Tricks and Tips for Building and Running a High Performance #InsideSales Team

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“Inside Sales now generates more than 50% of company revenue and is being tasked with more responsibilities and expectations—to grow territories, form partnerships, and generate new business. In 2009, there were 800,000 inside sales departments. By the end of 2013 there will be 2.3 million.”

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80+ Leading Business Experts, One Incredible Online Event

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Sales Effectiveness InsideSales Online Event Webinar A gaggle of geese, a herd of elephants, a troupe of artists, these are all collective nouns. What would you call a group of the sales & marketing industries top authors, speakers, trainers, and thought leaders?

Finding the Right Sales Performance Management Vendor

OpenSymmetry

For the past decade, OpenSymmetry has published the Sales Performance Management (SPM) vendor guide to help organizations understand what options they have as it relates to implementing solutions to help improve the performance of their sales organization.

Top 20 Sales & Marketing Vendors to Follow on Twitter @Dreamforce ’14

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InsideSales. InsideSales. InsideSales delivers the power of automation and predictive analytics to increase activity, improve contact ratios, accelerate revenue and record, monitor & report your teams’ improved performance. That’s me with Sassy.

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16 Top Sales Conferences You Should Attend in 2017 & 2018

Hubspot Sales

InsideSales' annual virtual event will explore the changing role technology plays in sales, as well as provide tactical tips for leaders and salespeople alike to incorporate these shifts into their processes. Have you updated your professional goals lately?

Money Monday Multi-faceted Prospecting Strategy

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If you read this after that date, look for the archived sessions at InsideSales.]. A multi-faceted prospecting strategy allows you to meet your buyer where they are. Not everyone likes using the phone – especially many in IT.

Top Lessons from Dreamforce 14

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In addition, I spoke at the InsideSales Influencer sessions and was live streamed talking about how sellers and sales leaders need to remember to “Keep it Simple.”

Sales Team Gamification and the Virtual #SalesSummit

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I enjoyed being one of the presenters for last week’s InsideSales Virtual Summit. The event was deemed the world’s largest virtual sales trade show with a record setting, 15,000 registered participants. All of the speaker sessions are now available on-demand free of charge.

A Sad Farewell

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Ken built VanillaSoft into a wildly successful company offering a powerful InsideSales CRM Lead management solution. Tweet A sad farewell. The Internet and social media have changed the world of business and sales forever. That cannot be denied.

Why Sales People Don’t Follow Up Sales Leads

Klozers

Furthermore surveys show following up is key to sales success, for example, a survey by InsideSales reported Sales people who follow up a lead within 5 minutes are 9 times more likely to convert them and 50% of sales go to the first sales person to contact the prospect.

Money Monday – Are You a Sales CLOSER?

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There is one, and I was reminded of it last week at InsideSales ‘ customer conference Accelerate ’14 in lovely Park City, Utah. What if an acronym was the outline for all you needed to do in professional, business-to-business selling?

10 Inside Sales Ideas From Ken Krogue

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The resources page at InsideSales offers 27 different campaign strategies – good way to get the brain thinking about new ways to prospect.

SalesProCentral

Delicious Sales

Topics Major Topics. Sales (12918). Marketing (6398). Training (4995). Prospecting (4539). Tools (2872). Sales Management (2614). Software (1035). Customer Service (995). Inside Sales (849). Channels (799). Advertising (694). Selling Skills (528). Incentives (379). Demand Generation (181).

Lessons from the Inside Sales Leadership Summit 13

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Also, InsideSales research indicated that the most effective combination of strategies is your website, email, tradeshow, and an inside sales team making calls.

How to make sales calls [The Ultimate Guide] – Part 3

OnePageCRM

There’s a 10x drop off in lead qualification when you wait longer than 5 minutes to respond ( hbr, Insidesales ). The ultimate guide to planning, conducting and tracking your outbound sales calls. Jump ahead to: Part 1 – Before the call – Catch up here. Part 2 – Making the call – Catch up here. Part 3 – After the call. After the call. Once you’ve hung up the phone, you need a process in place to keep track of where you are in the pipeline and what to do next. Follow up.

What Sales Tools do You Use to Fuel Your Revenue?

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InsideSales. How badly do you want your team to blow away their quota? Pretty badly right? What are you willing to do differently? Hope, afterall, is not a strategy. You’ll need a new fuel source if you want to blast sales into the next stratosphere.

What Sales Tools do You Use to Fuel Your Revenue?

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InsideSales. How badly do you want your team to blow away their quota? Pretty badly right? What are you willing to do differently? Hope, afterall, is not a strategy. You’ll need a new fuel source if you want to blast sales into the next stratosphere.

GoldMail, Tungle & WiseStamp: Perfect Symbiosis

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In fact Josiane Feigon and I included them as a “must-have” tool in our InsideSales 2.0 I couldn’t wait to write about the announcement today from GoldMail, Tungle, and WiseStamp. GoldMail has been a favorite of mine for awhile.

What Sales Tools do You Use to Fuel Your Revenue?

Smart Selling Tools

InsideSales. How badly do you want your team to blow away their quota? Pretty badly right? What are you willing to do differently? Hope, afterall, is not a strategy. You’ll need a new fuel source if you want to blast sales into the next stratosphere.

How to make sales calls [The Ultimate Guide]

OnePageCRM

There’s a 10x drop off in lead qualification when you wait longer than 5 minutes to respond ( hbr, Insidesales ). The ultimate guide to planning, conducting and tracking your outbound sales calls. Estimated reading time: 29 minutes. Jump ahead to: Before the call – How to prepare.