Do Your Research

Selling Energy

research sales sales success recession sellingWhen I teach I often discuss strategies for getting to know your prospects before you meet with them.

To Research Or Not To Research?

Tibor Shanto

Which is why it is a surprise that many who avoided academic endeavours in the past, want to do so much research. Ask most sellers their view on research, most will respond without a thought, “it is an absolute must.” Taking us back to the question, “to research or not to research?”.

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How High Growth Companies Conduct Market Research

SBI Growth

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New SBI CEO Research Reveals How 9% of Software Companies Accelerate Past the Competition

SBI Growth

September 14, 2020 | Dallas, TX – Sales Benchmark Index (SBI), a management consultancy specializing in B2B revenue growth, today announced the publication of their latest research report, “Revitalizing Growth: Accelerate While Others Stand Still.” News & Press Research Report

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Sandler Research Center Report: What Buyers Want Now

Sandler Training

The post Sandler Research Center Report: What Buyers Want Now appeared first on Sandler Training. Blog Posts Sales Process customer relationships sales research selling strategies

Market Research: Guide your Business Strategy to Win

SBI Growth

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Entering a New Market? Avoid This Common Market Research Pitfall

SBI Growth

Often entering a new market represents a significant growth opportunity for a company. As the CEO setting the strategic vision deciding which markets to pursue and when is one of the most important decisions, you can make. Despite this, far.

Selling to Key Executives: Start with Research

Sales Readiness Group

My friend then explained the massive amount of time he and his research team put into preparing for each important meeting. How do you prepare for a meeting with a CXO or other important executive?

New SBI Research Reveals Why CEOs With Sales Experience Outperform Their Peers to Maximize Enterprise Value

SBI Growth

August 4, 2020 | Dallas, TX – Sales Benchmark Index (SBI), a management consultancy specializing in B2B revenue growth, today announced the publication of their latest research report, “Maximizing Enterprise Value Through CEO Selection.” News & Press Research Report

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

The Best Places to Research a Prospect Before a Sales Call

The Center for Sales Strategy

To avoid this trap and maximize every opportunity in today's challenging sales environment, you'll need a workable sales strategy and viable methods of researching prospects. sales strategy researching prospects

A New Perspective On Researching The Competition

MTD Sales Training

One thing that salespeople have to do in abundance is to research the competition. Know The Enemy competitive research how to beat the competition set yourself apart from competition But there is another mindset that you can work on that will offer a different perspective on things. Most. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Sales Research, Part 2

Selling Energy

Yesterday, I wrote about some online research techniques. If you want to get even more specific with your research, talk to people within the company. research

Sandler Research Center Survey: “Leading from the Front in Challenging Times”

Sandler Training

“Leading from the Front in Challenging Times” is the latest survey from the Sandler Research Center (SRC). The post Sandler Research Center Survey: “Leading from the Front in Challenging Times” appeared first on Sandler Training.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Sandler Research Center Report: Pipeline Health

Sandler Training

Arguably more important in… The post Sandler Research Center Report: Pipeline Health appeared first on Sandler Training. Everyone wants to know what business closed today. Or this week. Or this quarter. But is that really all we should be asking? Make no mistake.

New Research Now Available on Improving the Hybrid Work Experience

Guru

A new research report , out today from Guru and Loom , proves otherwise. What have we lost in replacing the office-first approach with a remote-first one?

New SBI CEO Research Reveals Market Leading UC&C Firms Moved Decisively to Capture Disproportionate Share Amid Strong Industry Growth

SBI Growth

September 14, 2020 | Dallas, TX – Sales Benchmark Index (SBI), a management consultancy specializing in B2B revenue growth, today announced the publication of their latest research report, “Revitalizing Growth: Accelerate While Others Stand Still.” News & Press Research Report

New SBI CEO Research Reveals How 11% of Business Services Companies Are Revitalizing Growth to Drive Revenue and Satisfaction

SBI Growth

September 14, 2020 | Dallas, TX – Sales Benchmark Index (SBI), a management consultancy specializing in B2B revenue growth, today announced the publication of their latest research report, “Revitalizing Growth: Accelerate While Others Stand Still.” News & Press Research Report

3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.

15 Indispensable Company Research Tools for B2B Sales Reps

Zoominfo

In the world of B2B sales, company research is a critical aspect of any successful rep’s daily duties. In fact, access to the right research tools and information can make or break your ability to identify target accounts, personalize a sales pitch, and ultimately, close deals. For this reason, we’ve put together the ultimate list of company research tools for sales reps. In fact, we’ve spoken at length about Reddit’s value as a market research tool.

5 Reasons Why Pre-Call Research Is A Must

MTD Sales Training

We’ve all heard that pre-call research is important, so it doesn’t sound like a scripted pitch you’ve made 146 times before. Pre-call research is expected these days, especially with busy, time-poor decision-makers. So, why should research before each call be a pre-requisite, no matter how short of time you are? Your research gives you the knowledge you need to determine if this prospect is a ‘good fit’ for you and your services. Here’s a question to start your day. ‘If

Sandler Research Center Survey Highlights Challenges for Sales Leaders in 2021

Sandler Training

The Sandler Research Center surveyed sales leaders and sales managers in Q4 2020 to gauge the impact of the global pandemic on sales processes and operations across a variety of industries. Blog Posts Management & Leadership Research sales leaders training

Sales Research, Part 1

Selling Energy

Before you meet with a new prospect, the one thing you absolutely must do is background research. I’ve written several blogs on research techniques, and the topic is important enough (and vast enough) to warrant further discussion. Today and tomorrow, we’ll be exploring some methods of research to help you hit the ball out of the park during your first meeting. research

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

4 Fascinating Sales Research Studies You Should Know By Heart

InsideSales.com

Keep reading to check out some of these sales research studies that will help you gain some insights into what makes a successful sales team. RELATED: Only 28% Of Business Deals Are Forecasted Accurately, Shows New Research In this article: Creating Sales Best Practices Based on Sales Data Do Bonuses Enhance Sales Productivity? The post 4 Fascinating Sales Research Studies You Should Know By Heart appeared first on The Sales Insider.

How to do Market Research: A Step by Step Guide

SBI Growth

Market research provides a deep understanding of your market, accounts, buyers and users. But do you understand how to do market research inside your company? Market Research VideoIt’s a critical piece to your organization’s strategy. Watch here as we demonstrate both its importance.

New SBI CEO Research Reveals How 8% of Market Leading IT Services Companies Addressed Market Compression and Margin Pressure to Drive Revenue Growth

SBI Growth

September 14, 2020 | Dallas, TX – Sales Benchmark Index (SBI), a management consultancy specializing in B2B revenue growth, today announced the publication of their latest research report, “Revitalizing Growth: Accelerate While Others Stand Still.” News & Press Research Report

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Investor Relations Research

Selling Energy

Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while or have taken any of my sales-focused classes have probably heard me talk about industry research and the importance of becoming an expert in your prospects’ businesses. Reading trade publications, attending conferences, and researching company history are great ways to prep for a first meeting and to deliver the highest value proposition to a new prospect. research sales performance

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

Sandler Research Center: Leading from the Front in Challenging Times

Sandler Training

Sandler’s research reveals that 71.4% The post Sandler Research Center: Leading from the Front in Challenging Times appeared first on Sandler Training.

7 Tips for writing the perfect follow-up sales email (according to science)

Devin Reed

This article is part of the Gong Labs series, where I publish findings from our data research team. We analyze sales conversations and deals using AI, then share the results to help you win more deals

Do Your Research

Selling Energy

We have discussed some strategies for getting to know your prospects before you talk with them.

A Comprehensive Guide to User Research Methods and Trends

Smooth Sale

Today’s Guest Blog, ‘A comprehensive Guide to User Research Methods and Trends,’ is provided by Nadica Metuleva. Research Methods and Trends. We hope you find our comprehensive Guide to User Research Methods and Trends helpful. Through research, of course. Source.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Are you researching your inbound prospects?

Lead411

Do you research the company so you can put your best foot forward? The post Are you researching your inbound prospects? You get a lead in that wants a quote, or is ready to learn more about your services/solutions? Great!!! What are your next steps?

Do Your Research

Selling Energy

research questioning prospectingYesterday, we discussed some strategies for getting to know your prospects before you meet with them. Assuming you take these tips to heart and perform due diligence before the first meeting, how do you use the newfound knowledge of your prospect and his or her industry, company, and team to increase the likelihood of getting your project approved?

Sandler Research Center Asks the Question: Is This “New Normal” the Permanent “New Normal”?

Sandler Training

The post Sandler Research Center Asks the Question: Is This “New Normal” the Permanent “New Normal”? Blog Posts Management & Leadership leadership Research sales processWill we eventually be able to return to the pre-pandemic ways of conducting business?

Sales Processes Research 2020 – Something Old, Something New

Sales Hacker

This was what CRM vendors Really Simple Systems set to find out in their 2020 Sales Professionals research project. The research highlighted the rapid change experienced in the sales environment over recent years and how salespeople have needed to revise their approach.

5 Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.