July, 2021

Spectacular Summer Sale!

Mr. Inside Sales

Summer kind of slow? Top pros are using this time to sharpen their sales skills so they can make a killing in the fourth quarter. They’re using the summer to learn better ways of responding to the objections that hurt them in the first part of the year.

Sales Success: Declaring Independence from Your Personal Obstacles

Anthony Cole Training

As we approach the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, our own Walt Gerano shares his thoughts regarding the obstacles holding us back from experiencing the sales success we desire. Qualifying skills How to Increase Sales sales commitment increase sales

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Your Cold Calling Math of Sales is Lying

Score More Sales

That’s right – you are probably going about phone prospecting wrong, and blaming your low success on an “ancient” and “out of date” prospecting strategy of cold calling.

Why ZoomInfo Chat is the next-generation conversational marketing solution

Zoominfo

Chatbots have the power to create a truly buyer-centric experience for customers. But the technology has yet to realize its full potential — until now.

7 Keys to Creating Massive Value in Your Sales Meetings

Speaker: Marc Wayshak, Sales Strategist, Best-Selling Author & Founder, Sales Insights Lab

Engaging prospects in a strong two-way dialogue is something most reps struggle with. In this session with Marc Wayshak, you’ll discover a data-driven approach to sales meetings that yields significantly better results.

Getting Back to Basics With Verticalization

Sales and Marketing Management

Vertical target marketing is having a moment (again), but the amount of success companies have from targeting specific verticals will depend on the resources they are willing to invest. The post Getting Back to Basics With Verticalization appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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How to Pitch Multiple Products

Mr. Inside Sales

Rookie mistake: You’ve got several products or services you can offer a prospect, and you start by offering the first, or main one, then hear an opening for another one so pivot to that one, and describe another—and then another. Result? Stalled sale. Let me think about these and get back with you.”.

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What We Know: A Consultative Sales Process

Anthony Cole Training

On average, salespeople possess only 15% of the attributes required to sell consultatively. increase sales effective sales process consultative selling

How to Reach Decision Makers Every Time

No More Cold Calling

A referral is the best way to get a meeting with the decision maker. There are two parts to the sales process: Part One: Getting meetings with decision makers. Part Two: Everything that happens after that. Referrals help you ace Part One and set you up for success in Part Two.

Introducing ZoomInfo + Chorus.ai

Zoominfo

Business leaders depend on the conversations that sales reps are having with prospects to grow their pipeline and stoke their go-to-market engine.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

When to Use 1:1 or 1:Few Account-Based Marketing

Sales and Marketing Management

Narrowing target marketing efforts to a small number of prospects can produce outsized results. The post When to Use 1:1 or 1:Few Account-Based Marketing appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

Is Your Sales Process Backwards, Upside Down or Stupid?

Understanding the Sales Force

My wife and I recently watched the new funny but sad movie, Here and Now , written and directed by Billy Crystal, who stars as comedy writer Charlie Burnz. In one scene, Charlie recalled a happier time when his family used to have what they called "upside down day."

How a $3B Software Company’s Forward-Thinking Strategy Accelerated Them Through the Downturn

Sales Benchmark Index

Organizations have had to drastically reimagine their revenue model since last year to accommodate the new era of digital. However, some companies anticipated this shift much earlier in advance and were able to adapt and scale quicker than their competitors.

The Data Driven Sales Executive

Anthony Cole Training

In our business, one of the greatest sales challenges that most companies face is how to properly implement a data-driven sales approach. Some companies chase a bunch of data without any regard for the story that the data tells. Others struggle when they launch sales coaching without any data at all. unique selling approach Sales Coaching increase sales sales challenges

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A Pragmatic Guide to ABM Success

Speaker: Howard J. Sewell, President of Spear Marketing Group

In this exclusive webinar, you’ll hear B2B expert Howard J. Sewell detail a pragmatic approach to ABM planning, execution, and orchestration. Step by step, Howard will show how to leverage the Opportunity-Based Marketing (OBM) Framework, a stage-based B2B demand marketing model, in determining the best tactics for your ABM initiative and how to measure ROI.

Overcoming Price Objections by: Not Making It Your Problem

A Sales Guy

We’ve been giving away too much money in sales over the past century. We’ve been trained to think the buyer’s budget matters.

Old School Sales vs New: The Rise of the Modern Sales Model

Zoominfo

We all know Tom: the sales guy trying to sell you something you don’t really need on a Tuesday afternoon. As soon as you answer the door, you regret it— big grin, button-down shirt, and lots of charm, despite the 90-degree weather —out of pity, curiosity, or a mix of both, you decide to hear him out.

Don’t Forget to Coach Objection Handling

Sales and Marketing Management

If sales leaders don't coach how to handle objections, salespeople often get lost when they occur. Tim Hagen reviews a three-step strategy to handle objections better. The post Don’t Forget to Coach Objection Handling appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

A Home Run - How the Right Data Can Help You Hire Your Ideal Salespeople

Understanding the Sales Force

Last night Major League Baseball held its annual Home Run Derby. We've seen the home run derbies before. We watch them every year. They are always the same - each slugger tries to hit more home runs than the other sluggers in the contest.

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Top 3 Sales Playbooks to Improve Sales Performance

Discover the top sales playbooks to improve sales performance, which sales play metrics to measure, and how to turn those insights into sales excellence. Download the eBook to find out how you can increase your sales win rates with these top sales playbooks.

Podcast 205: Brian Burkhart on Brian Burkhart on Elevating Others through Core Values, Growth Mindset & Flexibility Copy

John Barrows

Our guest this week is Brian Burkhart, Founder and Chief Word Guy at SquarePlanet which focuses on presentations, strategy, and messaging, joins John this week to talk about core values, growth mindset, and elevating others.

Catching a Loss Before It Happens | Sales Strategies

Engage Selling

I’ve been emphasizing to a number of clients the importance of creating an “early warning system.” It’s a system that helps you identify and prevent client departures.

Email deliverability: A practical guide for sellers and marketers

Nutshell

“Oh, your email ended up in my spam folder” is what email marketers and salespeople hear in their nightmares. Emails only suffer from deliverability issues for a few reasons and all of them are bad.

How to Use ZoomInfo Webhooks to Enrich Customer Data

Zoominfo

Imagine this scenario: a marketing campaign you develop ends up going to the wrong audience, or a segmentation analysis yields incorrect results because the data wasn’t updated. Fresh, up-to-date data leads to better business outcomes by ensuring that opportunities aren’t missed.

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4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

How the Sales Cycle Has Evolved – Maybe for the Better

Sales and Marketing Management

Slower buying processes resulting from the pandemic may be a win-win. The post How the Sales Cycle Has Evolved – Maybe for the Better appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management. News Featured

Scratchpad Introduces New Experience for Salespeople to Easily Update Salesforce

Smart Selling Tools

Scratchpad Introduces New Experience for Top Sales Performers, Connecting Calendar, Notes, and Salesforce into One Unified Workspace. San Mateo, California – July 21, 2021. Scratchpad, Inc.,

What is Leadership Coaching & How is it Beneficial

STAR Results

What is Leadership Coaching & How is it Beneficial. Leadership coaching empowers sales leaders to do exceptional work in times of struggle and change. Leadership coaches can establish a solid relationship that uncovers the strengths and weaknesses of sales executives like yourself.

Is empathy a more powerful indicator of success than sales numbers?

Membrain

Lisa McLeod, author of five best-selling books including Selling with a Noble Purpose, says the sales industry is focusing on the wrong targets. Sales quota attainment is a lagging indicator, and over-focusing on it can actually damage your team’s ability to perform. Sales Psychology

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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.

5 Reasons Managers Struggle to Develop Consistent Revenue

The Center for Sales Strategy

Driving, maintaining, and developing consistent revenue growth is a top concern in every organization. Taking care of employees, meeting goals, trying to exceed goals, and keeping your business afloat during challenging times is a lot to manage.

Why, When, and How to Bring in Your CEO to Close a Deal

Zoominfo

Imagine your sales team is extremely close to signing an important deal with a prospect. Everyone’s anxious to get the contract signed and the gong in the corner of the office is ready to bang. But then, unexpectedly, the buyer pushes back, not sure if this is the best time.

The State of Selling With Lori Richardson

Sales and Marketing Management

Lori Richardson, founder and CEO of Score More Sales, talks about changes that B2B sales has undergone in the last year and a half and what that means for fielding a strong sales team. The post The State of Selling With Lori Richardson appeared first on Sales & Marketing Management.

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