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3 Ways To Get You New Clients Fast!

Pipeliner

When I open my Facebook my feed is filled with posts about the top ways to gain more business through webinars, email, and Facebook ads (among other pay per click advertising).

Front Row Seat To The Next Industry Collapse And Your Big Sales Opportunity

Fill the Funnel

You have a front row seat to the next industry collapse and rebirth and it is already underway. The industry – Television Broadcasting. This has been building for some time – traditional viewing habits have been dropping for over 25 quarters in a row. The data tells the story.

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What We Can Learn from the Latest Data on Sales Motivation

Understanding the Sales Force

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Lazy Salespeople and LinkedIn

Increase Sales

A colleague, David Brock , made an update posting on LinkedIn sharing his frustration about people using company profiles wanting to connect with him. Then if he did accept, the next action would be a sales pitch. Beyond being a violation of LinkedIn policy, this action demonstrated how many lazy salespeople still exist. Note: Only a person not a company can send a LinkedIn invitation.). Lazy Salespeople and LinkedIn Invitations. Then there are those template LinkedIn invitations from people.

Accelerate Your Sales Performance

While most business is digital, and business-to-business and business-to-consumer transactions - and the work that supports them -- are almost entirely digitized, most organizations still rely on paper for the “last foot” of the process - the sign-off.

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What to Do When You are Having a rough day?

Mukesh Gupta

Premise: Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint hearted. As entrepreneurs, we are constantly trying to juggle things, fighting fires, digging wells, selling ideas and influencing people.

Don’t Put Sales Prospects Into Fight-or-Flight Mode

Pipeliner

Depending on which sales course you took, you as a salesperson were probably taught to identify and set meetings with buying influences–known as economic buyers, technical buyers or recommenders.

Critical Thinking Skills, AI and the Next Generation Workplace

Babette Ten Haken

Critical thinking skills and ability to collaborate with AI (artificially intelligent) systems play big in developing the next generation workplace. In addition, incorporating competency in these skills impacts all career paths.

How Far Upstream Can I Go with Inside Sales?

Sales Benchmark Index

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The Playbook for Account-Based Marketing (ABM)

Account-Based Marketing is a Strategy, Not a Solution | Get this step-by-step playbook to implement an ABM strategy that fits your company’s objectives and resources.

Engage the Prospect via Your Follow-Up

The Sales Hunter

How many times have you had a sales call that you walk away from feeling great then turn into the customer going silent on you? We’ve all had that issue, and the typical way salespeople handle this is by thinking if they just send a great follow-up note immediately after the meeting, everything will be […]. Blog Closing a Sale Customer Service Prospecting customer follow-up prospect prospecting

In Enterprise Pursuits, Make Time your Teammate

Pipeliner

In pursuing complex enterprise accounts, a significant challenge that sales teams face is long, drawn out sales cycles. Working a major enterprise opportunity can take months or even years–and even then it may or may not be won.

Declaration of Independence – Here is to the Crazy One’s

Mukesh Gupta

The Lost Art of Closing

Your Sales Management Guru

The Lost Art of Closing. -a a book review-.

Sales Training Playbook by Lessonl

A step-by-step guide for building a comprehensive training playbook for your sales team.

Sales Motivation Video: Call Your Favorite Customer

The Sales Hunter

Who is your favorite customer? I challenge you to start this week by calling that customer. It will boost your sales motivation and set you on a course for success. Starting your week right is all about setting the tone, and there’s no better way to start on a positive tone than a conversation with […]. Blog Professional Selling Skills Sales Motivation customer motivation sales motivation sales success

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Who Is In Charge of My Success?

Pipeliner

“To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person” – Bruce Lee.

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The Secret To Building a Successful Business

Mukesh Gupta

Premise: Manish Singhal is a founding Partner of pi Ventures. He is a veteran of 24 years in building hardware and software IP-oriented product companies, early stage investing, valuations, deal structuring and strategy advisory across different sectors.

We Drink Our Own Champagne: Cheers to Happy Selling!

Leads360

I have been in technology sales for more than 16 years—six of which have been at Velocify. In my sales career, I have used Goldmine, ACT, Microsoft Access, Siebel CRM, Right Now Technologies, Netsuite and also Salesforce at three previous companies.

The Art of Social Selling -- Summarized by getAbstract

Find and engage customers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networks.

How to Escape the VP of Sales Hamster Wheel

Sales Benchmark Index

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Easy Steps to Landing a Top Line Account

Pipeliner

Top Line Tips. TOP Line Accounts™ will transform your business – it’s that simple. Top Line Accounts are your biggest and best prospects and/or customers. They are typically valued at a minimum of 5x your average contract size. They are or will become your banner accounts.

There Is a Revolution Brewing Inside of Everyone of Us. Its Time to Own It & Lead It.

Mukesh Gupta

In this irreverent talk, creator, teacher and artist par excellence – James Victore shares his thoughts on Revolution. He believes that revolution is not something out there – Its Us. Its in us. There is a revolution waiting to happen inside each of us.

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Radiation Oncology, AI and Machine Learning in Research

Babette Ten Haken

Radiation oncology appears to be a provocative sandbox for incorporating artificially intelligent computer systems as a tool for cancer prognosis and treatment. The field is characterized by its wide variety and veracity of data types and consequential decision-making process on patients’ outcomes.

Secrets to Successful Inside Sales Management

Learn a variety of best practices, techniques and ideas to both tactically and strategically increase the efficacy, success and impact of your inside sales organization.

Overcoming the Fear of Prospecting

The Sales Hunter

To think you’re the only one who has a fear of prospecting would be a lie. They say the two most dreaded things are public speaking and taxes. I say there’s a third — having to prospect. It’s OK if you feel that way. I too felt that way at one time. You’re probably thinking, […]. Blog Professional Selling Skills Prospecting high-profit prospecting prospect prospecting sales prospecting

Off the Cuff: Top 3 Rules for Social Selling

Pipeliner

Eve Mayer. Off the Cuff Interview Question: “What would you say are the top 3 rules for social selling today?”. The Top 3 Rules for Social Selling Today Are: 1) Pick the right platform to prospect on! It is essential you hunt where the game is. For example, if you are B2B, use LinkedIn.

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Why Are So Many Salespeople Hungry for the One Size Fits All Solution?

Increase Sales

Right now I cannot count the number of articles, books to sales training workshops that promise to deliver what I call the one size fits all sales solutions. From the top five closing questions to a proven sales process, each of these sales solutions fail to recognize these three critical buying axioms and one selling axiom. #1 1 – People Buy From People They Know and Trust.

Inaction Risk

The Pipeline

By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca . Risk is a big factor in sales, and there are many ways to manage, mitigate and manoeuvre risk. One can argue the biggest risk for both buyers and sellers is unforeseen risk, by any involved in the journey.

Successful Selling

Matt Heinz explains how to attract, manage, close and keep more business in a buyer-centric world.

Does Your Business React, Respond or Create?

Mukesh Gupta

Bernadette Jiwa wrote a short but insightful post about the difference between responding and reacting to situations. She writes: It was impossible to walk down any high street in June without running into a notice informing you fidget spinners were BACK IN STOCK. The fidget spinner was clearly ‘ the thing’ of the moment. A month later we’re already beginning to witness its decline. Another fad bites the dust. A fad by definition is transient.

5 Things You MUST Know About Sales

Pipeliner

Last week I was looking to buy a new computer, an additional one I could travel with. I called a few companies to ask a few questions and get a few estimates. Not one who knows much about computers, I was relying on some advice and a little research I had done.

The Spray and Pray Tsunami of Social Selling

Increase Sales

Social selling appears to have taken the spray and pray sales approach to tsunami proportions. Clueless or lazy salespeople now drown people with emails to postings with sales pitches. These salespeople and probably some are marketing people spray these sales pitches all over the place through social selling and then pray something will eventually stick. The idea of actually knowing your ideal customer , your target market to the sales leads never enters the minds of these individuals.

Your 3-Step Plan For Moving from VP of Sales to CEO

Sales Benchmark Index

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