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Consultative Selling: Listening Closely with Interest

Iannarino

If you want to improve your ability to practice consultative selling, you need to listen closely and with interest. If you ask a non-salesperson whether salespeople tend to be better at speaking or listening, most will answer they are more adept at speaking. They may also suggest that salespeople are not good listeners.

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Increasing Average Close Rate for Sales

Iannarino

The close rate, also called the win rate, is a common statistic for measuring sales effectiveness. The average close rate for outside sales professionals is commonly identified as 40 percent. Other statistics suggest all salespeople combined have a close rate of less than 20 percent.

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How to Close More Deals in 2023

Iannarino

One way to measure sales success is the number of deals closed. By working on these variables, you can create and close more deals in 2023. While some deals are larger than others, and some are easier or more challenging to win, there are several variables you control.

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How to Close the Deal

Iannarino

There was a time when the most important training a salesperson would receive was concerned with closing. During that period, selling was much more transactional than it is now, and the language was quite different, in a bad way. This video will give you an idea of the language and techniques of the legacy approach:

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1st, 2nd, and 3rd Party Intent Data: Which Is Right for You?

Intent data can be a great way to fill your pipeline and close more deals. This infographic explains the pros and cons of each and helps you understand which one is best for meeting your business objectives. Make sure you have the right kind of data for your organization. To learn more, get the infographic!

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Uncovering 9 Closed Lost Reasons + Winning Sales Strategies

Iannarino

There is nothing worse than having to mark an opportunity record in your CRM as "closed lost." The second-worst prompt is "closed lost reason." The field in your CRM may have a drop-down menu, so you can easily document the reason you lost the deal. It stings a little to acknowledge that another salesperson won the client's business.

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Time for Closing Arguments

Understanding the Sales Force

In case you have been vacationing in a cave, there has been a controversial trial taking place in Manhattan and earlier this week the Jury heard closing arguments. In a jury trial, closing arguments can take several hours or even days! The Closing Argument is a summary of facts supportive of whichever side the attorney represents.

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

Close more deals with these winning plays! For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. 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?

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The ABM Benchmark Survey

It’s clear there’s a maturity gap in ABM strategies, so how can marketers start closing it?

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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.

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Intent data can help B2B marketers reach active buyers earlier, influence their journey, and close more deals. Most buyers today spend approximately two-thirds of their journey digitally and anonymously before contacting vendors directly. However, not all intent data is created equal.

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Aggregage Intent Signal Service

Shorten sales cycles and close more deals. Aggregage Intent Signal Service allows you to reach more active buyers sooner! Get leads for specific in-market buyers. View companies and titles signaling intent. Influence active buyers earlier in their journey. Download the Aggregage Intent Signal Service overview to learn more.

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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. Is your team focused on building a reliable tech stack for 2020?

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How to Leverage Intent Data for Better Outcomes

Speaker: Susan Spencer, Principal of Spencer Communications

Intent signal data can go a long way toward shortening sales cycles and closing more deals. The challenge is deciding which is the best type of intent data to help your company meet its sales and marketing goals.