3 Ways NOT to Sell B2B [NEW REPORT]

DiscoverOrg Sales

The post 3 Ways NOT to Sell B2B [NEW REPORT] appeared first on DiscoverOrg. Outbound Selling Research Reports Sales Development B2B Sales Insights Decision Makers Direct Dial IT Decision Maker Prospecting Sales Effectiveness Sales Leads sales strategies Sales TipsSpoiler alert: The statistics you’re about to read are not very encouraging.

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New Industry Report Available: “Changing Your Sales Outcomes”

Customer Centric Selling

For this industry report, Changing Your Sales Outcomes , we analyzed buyer responses from nearly 1,000 highly competitive B2B sales opportunities collected over an 11-month period. Changing Your Sales Outcomes Industry Report. Download the Report.

5 Insights from LevelEleven’s KPI Report


To help get you started, LevelEleven created a comprehensive KPI report featuring the most prominent metrics being used by successful sales managers. Here are a few key highlights from the report. Also, be on the lookout for our new Sales Management Report, coming this August!

Micro Improvements, A Progress Report

Partners in Excellence

I thought I’d give a progress report. Regular readers of this blog know that I’ve become very interested in the concept of Micro Improvements. I’ve written about the concepts in these posts: Plateauing and The Importance Of Small Changes In Improvng Performance.

The Best Learning Methodologies for Developing Elite Sales Leaders

Speaker: Steven Rosen MBA, Author, Executive Coach, Speaker and Top 50 Sales Influencer

The STAR Sales Manager Development Report found that only 50% of organizations invest in the ongoing development of their sales managers. It is well recognised that the frontline sales managers are the key to driving performance in sales organizations.

5 Game-Changing Trends Shaping the Future of Sales [New Report]

Sales Hacker

The third edition of the widely anticipated State of Sales report surveyed more than 2,900 sales professionals and leaders from around the world. Here’s a quick sneak peak of their sales research report.

Amazon, Williams-Sonoma, & Kohl’s lead ForeSee’s Top 50 Retail CX Rankings (Report)

Increase Sales

The post Amazon, Williams-Sonoma, & Kohl’s lead ForeSee’s Top 50 Retail CX Rankings (Report) appeared first on ForeSee. Each year, ForeSee produces a study to discover which retailers standout from the pack when it comes to delivering an incredible customer experience across web, mobile and in-store. The results. Research & CX Data Retail FXI FXI 2017

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How to Design Sales Reports for Better Alignment and More Revenue

Hubspot Sales

But salespeople should think bigger than simply using sales reports to depict success. Instead, consider using reporting for further alignment with their marketing counterparts. Reporting purposes. Reporting can be used to show this progression from different angles.

What's Missing from the Report That Says Sales Training Doesn't Make Reps Better?

Understanding the Sales Force

I could not believe my eyes when I read this report. So I reread the report and the words amazed me even further. The report claimed that salespeople don't improve their skills as a result of sales training.

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Maximizing Sales Training ROI with eLearning

Speaker: Ray Makela, CEO Sales Readiness Group

Still, many sales leaders report low ROIs from their sales training initiatives. Companies spend about $20 billion a year on various forms of sales training. So how can you ensure that your investment in sales training is producing excellent results.

Part 2 of 3: A Consultant’s Tips to Intuitive and Effective Report Formatting


Last week, we looked at the key guidelines to approaching a sales compensation reporting strategy that keeps the end user needs in mind. As you begin to design your reporting structure, start by keeping in mind how your end users will interact with the web portal.

Part 1 of 3: Flawed Reporting Ruins a Flawless System


“If a commissions management system works flawlessly and no one is able to interpret the reports, does it make an impact” What’s the reporting experience like for your end users? BUT, if your reports are subpar, is the mission accomplished? In this series, we’ll start from the high-level approach to reporting, then delve into formatting and visual best practices in Part 2. Reporting Rules of Thumb.

How to Build a Prospect Insight Report Your Entire Team Can Use for ABM and Sales Engagement

DiscoverOrg Sales

What is a customer insight report? Why is a customer insight report important? You certainly can’t expect everyone involved in selling to read all the customer and market intelligence reports, many of which are not geared specifically to your opportunity. What to include in a Customer Profile report. Profile reports often include multiple members of the decision-maker ecosystem. Include an org chart here or at the end of the report , if possible.

Sales Tips: Get More from Loss Reports

Customer Centric Selling

Sales Tips: Get More from Loss Reports. By John Holland, Chief Content Officer, CustomerCentric Selling®.

The Drift Lead Response Report: Why Every Minute Matters For Sales Teams In 2018


This year, B2B digital ad buyers–mostly marketers–will spend $4.6 billion to tell the world about their products. They’ll use all the typical marketing channels and tactics to spread the word — display, content syndication, SEM, social, re-marketing, email, and more.

Salesforce Formulas for the Everyday Admin

Speaker: Steve Molis, Salesforce MVP

Creating Dynamic Year-to-Month and Year-to-Date Reports. The majority of Salesforce formulas that you’ll find online are overcomplicated, hyper-niche, or just plain unhelpful.

Just Stop Wasting Time On Those Reports!

Partners in Excellence

We all spend a lot of time reporting. Fortunately, a lot of the CRM and related tools, if we use them, minimize the amount of time we spend reporting. Frankly, I think we waste a lot of time on reports and reporting. Reports should provide insight and lead to action.

STAR Results (Solutions That Achieve Results Inc.) Releases Global 2016 STAR Sales Manager Report

Steven Rosen

announces the release of its 2016 STAR Sales Manager Report which captures the opinions and perceptions from sales executives and leaders around the world on key skills and development priorities for sales managers. Report: Click HERE to get the rull report.

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Have Fun Filling Out Your Expense Reports

A Sales Guy

Filling out expense reports sucks. Expense reports are boring and a pain in the ass to fill out. So does updating the CRM. There’s a lot of boring s**t that goes with selling and being a sales person. But at A Sales Guy we don’t believe it has to be boring.

Customize Your Sales Enablement Reports with LevelJump Program Metrics


I’m shocked at the number of sales enablement professionals I’ve had conversations with who do not measure CRM-based metrics or milestones for their onboarding and training programs. Qualified opportunities. Demos completed. Time to first deal. Second deal. Third deal. Product Features

Part 3 of 3 – Gaining Maximum Buy-In and End User Engagement for ICM Reports


In this blog series about the consulting approach to reports in an incentive compensation management (ICM) tool, or any other commissions management tool, we’ve explored the overarching design rules of thumb , as well as formatting and visual best practices for intuitive report navigation. In this final installment, we’ll discuss the top three tips from our consultants to maximize the usefulness of ICM reports for end users. Allowing users to add notes to their report.

[Message to Management]: How Much Time Should You Spend with Direct Reports?

No More Cold Calling

Top quartile leaders—those who outperform their peers in terms of productivity and retention—tend to spend four to eight hours per week with each direct report. The number of direct reports you can manage this way is severely limited.

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Marketing Automation Vendors Are Not Delivering On Marketers’ Needs For Reporting And Analytics. Here’s Why.


However marketers are largely dissatisfied with the reporting their MAPs offer. Like my competitors, I too struggled with building effective reporting for marketers. Reporting is not a core competence. Marketers are asking for better reporting and analytics.

Lead Source Reporting and True ROI


The post Lead Source Reporting and True ROI appeared first on Salesfusion. Best Practices Nurture Marketing

Sales Motivation Monday — No Paperwork! No Expense Reports!

The Sales Hunter

If you’re one of the many salespeople who spends Monday morning taking care of paperwork and finishing the expense report from the previous week, you should re-think that! The paperwork includes reports that are due, updates on numbers, expense reports, etc.

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Demand Gen Report Uncovers Value of Marketing Automation in B2B Lead Scoring


Demand Gen Report, a lead publication for B2B marketing professionals, recently released a special report on strategies for improving lead scoring. The report includes Salesfusion client, ePromos, experience in implementing marketing automation to help in lead scoring efforts.

Why Are Marketing Automation Vendors Failing to Meet Their Customers’ Most Intense Need: Advanced Reporting?


That’s the conclusion of a new InsightSquared and Heinz Marketing report, titled “ Marketing Automation Platform (MAP) Satisfaction Survey 2018: Are Marketing Automation Vendors Still Meeting the Needs of Today’s Marketer?”. The report doesn’t answer that question, but hypotheses abound.

[Report] Social Selling Increases Sales Revenue

A Sales Guy

The Social Media and Sales Quota Report will be released this week and boy are the findings interesting. The report will be available by weeks end, but I wanted to give this community first peak. The most compelling insight from the report is that in 2012, 72.6%


HeavyHitter Sales

QUALITIES OF TOP SALES LEADERS - Twenty-two page report comparing high-performing and underperforming sales leaders. WHAT MAKES YOUR BEST INSIDE SALESPEOPLE SUCCESSFUL – Twenty-two page report on the 15 factors that separate high performers from underperformers.

U.S. Women in Business Report – Some Staggering Statistics

Jonathan Farrington

Women in Business report : Percentage of women in the U.S. And here are some statistics from the Catalyst Women CEOs of the Fortune 1000 report : Number of female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies: 12. General Catalyst Report Women In Business

The Pipeline ? Reports of the Death of the Salesperson Are Greatly.

The Pipeline

Reports of the Death of the Salesperson Are Greatly Exaggerated. Create campaigns for the sales team that, rather than offering “once-in-a-lifetime” discounts or “check-in,” instead offer a report with valuable data. Reports of the Death of the Salesperson Are Greatly Exaggerated.

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Marketing Operations – The Key to Driving Greater Revenue

Sales Benchmark Index

Executives require more detailed reporting. Data is everywhere. Channels are exploding. Technology is changing. Intuition and experience are no longer enough. You are living in the “show me” era. Marketing leaders are expecting data driven insights and greater ROI from.

2017 SaaS AE Metrics Report

The Bridge Group

In our 2017 SaaS AE Metrics & Compensation Report , we analyze the biggest shifts in recent years and provide core metrics to measure AE teams. The report is organized into five sections: Group Structure. Download the 2017 SaaS AE Report. We wrote this report to provide a comprehensive look at the data, trends, and key metrics for leading an AE team in 2017. Arm yourself and your company with the latest SaaS knowledge and get the full report

Sales Tips: Why Loss Reports Are Exercises in Futility

Customer Centric Selling

Sales Tips: Why Loss Reports Are Exercises In Futility. Each of the last two options is painful and many vendors require loss reports to be filed. The most common reasons given in loss reports are price and product.

Pipeline Movement – [Poor Reporting and Dashboards]

A Sales Guy

Too often, I see companies with little to no pipeline reporting. In today’s world of cloud CRM’s there is absolutely no excuse for not having a decent CRM with a modicum of simple, yet clear reporting tools. A good dashboard and reporting are at the core of pipeline velocity. How good is your reporting and dashboards? This is the last in a series of posts on getting opportunities moving through the pipeline.

Identifying the Perfect Leader – Do You Report To One?

Jonathan Farrington

. Let me begin today’s post by saying that in my opinion, the perfect leader has yet to be born – and I have studied most of the significant leaders in history.

What Are the Right Metrics to Track for Customer Success?

Sales Benchmark Index

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The 2018 SDR Metrics Report is Here

The Bridge Group

In our 2018 SDR Metrics & Compensation Report , we analyze the biggest shifts in recent years and provide core metrics to measure these groups. New in This Year’s Report. T hroughout the report we called out comparisons between “high-growth” and non companies. Download the full report. The report provides a comprehensive look at the data, trends, and metrics driving sales development in 2018. Get your copy of our 2018 SDR Metrics & Compensation Report.

Are usage reports available from the Alinean-powered sales / marketing tools?

The ROI Guy

An integrated usage report system is available so you can run reports to track the number of tool visits, new registrants, new analysis, new reports and more over select time periods for current reports and trending. SaaS Usage reports Pisello Alinean XcelLive

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MTD Sales Training

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