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5 Reasons Sales Managers Are Reluctant to Coach Prospecting

Steven Rosen

In the highly competitive SaaS world, prospecting is often seen as the most challenging task—a test dreaded by many and mastered by few. Indeed, 40% of salespeople cite it as the most challenging part of the sales process, more daunting than either closing or qualifying.

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Sales prospecting made easier

Sales 2.0

Meanwhile most high tech companies accept this level of productivity in their sales departments. This post describes a framework that I have found over the last two decades can really change the math on prospecting. It can be a critical step in filling your sales pipeline with great opportunities. Your prospect decides to do?

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Your Prospect Has All The Answers

Mr. Inside Sales

Who do you think knows why your prospect buys? Who do you think knows when your prospect is going to buy? The answer, of course, is your prospect! The problem for many sales reps, is that they prefer to pitch and talk at prospects more than they actually ask questions and listen. Or who they like to buy from?

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3 Barriers to Connecting with Prospects

Anthony Cole Training

In today’s world of banking and insurance, it is increasingly more difficult to get the attention of a prospective buyer after only a few outreach attempts. So, how do you stay consistent (and persistent) in your outreach with a prospect while remaining sensitive to their daily lives and the distractions they face?

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The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Often, sales reps who fail to hit the phones hard are left wondering how they missed their quota. While dialing away at targeted prospects, it’s important for them to remember that not all sales outreach is created equal. How can you (and your sales team) benefit from this eBook?

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8 Ways to Improve Your Team’s Prospecting

SBI Growth

Prospecting is a numbers game with a high rejection rate, so it is easy for reps to get discouraged. Just asking your reps to make more calls can produce a vicious cycle of poor results, discouraging reps with less prospecting and obtaining even worse results.

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How to Prospect for Sales

Anthony Cole Training

Some major shifts have occurred in the way that you should be prospecting for sales opportunities. But has your prospecting plan changed with it?

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Best Practices for Accelerating the Sales Process

More often than not, sales leaders strive to accelerate their deal cycle, but it’s critical to also consider the opportunity cost. The bottom line is that, in B2B sales, speed is useless without control. The bottom line is that, in B2B sales, speed is useless without control. What's covered: Targeted prospecting.

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The Ultimate Guide to Sales Outreach

Sales outreach is an art and a science. In this eBook, we’ll cover: How you should respond to inbound leads Tactics for engaging outbound leads (cold calls, email automation, and gifts) The key to keeping a prospective account alive for the long haul Buckle up!

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16 Go-to-Market Plays for Your Entire Sales Funnel

Nurturing leads through your sales funnel is a daunting task for many business development teams, especially at the scale required to achieve lofty growth goals. But personalized prospecting is possible at scale with the right resources in place. These 16 plays are aligned to different stages of the sales funnel.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

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Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Leveraging a data provider to help identify and connect with qualified prospects supports company revenue goals by alleviating common headaches associated with prospecting research and empowers sales productivity. Critical integrations that fit directly into your sales processes and workflows. So what’s the problem?

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3 Sizzling Ways to Warm up Cold Calls

Even in today’s data-driven sales world, cold calling remains a fact of life for many go-to-market professionals. Fortunately, today’s sales leaders have a crucial advantage over their predecessors: market intelligence and outreach platforms that can warm up virtually any introduction.

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Guide to Using Buyer Need Data

This guide explains how to use Buyer Need Data to identify prospects who could use your solution *before* they demonstrate intent.

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2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

Marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. Insights detailed within this report include: Tools marketers are using to gain deeper intelligence on current and prospective customers for better targeting and messaging.