September, 2022

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The Secret to Selling More? Just Be Human

Cerebral Selling

Have you ever been completely put off by the rep on the other end of a sales call? Maybe it was their tone, demeanor, or that they didn’t have their camera on. Maybe they seemed distracted, low energy, or disconnected from the product they were selling. Perhaps it was all these things.

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7 Key Elements of a High-Converting Sales Funnel

Sales Hacker

Building a sales funnel that aligns with your business goals is essential. Each funnel stage defines your steps to turn prospective buyers into customers, even if they’ve never heard of your business before.

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Why Sales Leaders Must Improve Sales Effectiveness

Iannarino

It is important for sales leaders to understand that, when pursuing a deal, the contest isn't between their company and their competitor's company. Nor is the contest between their solution and their competition's product or service.

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Your Sales Narrative For Times of Uncertainty

Cerebral Selling

Despite dealing with economic and geopolitical curveballs for the past 2+ years, uncertainty in the market shows no signs of slowing down.

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Selling With Video – Your Guide to the Benefits of Video-Based Training

Speaker: Don Schmidt - WW Sales Enablement Director, Inside Sales MongoDB

The power of video is working for a growing roster of organizations, whether working with a live mentor or scaling programs with artificial intelligence. Take advantage of this exclusive webinar to learn how to use video coaching to your advantage!

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The Best Time to Cold Call

Iannarino

Salespeople are a superstitious bunch. There are those who believe Monday isn't a good day to make cold calls, and there are those who believe Friday is the best day to do it.

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The Best in SaaS Are Just Growing Faster Than Ever. I Mean, It’s Crazy.

SaaStr

As this gets published, I’ve just about finished giving my talks at 2022 SaaStr Annual. And thank you so much to everyone that came, or watched the streaming. It really means a lot.

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Don’t Be Boring! Top 10 Ways to Effectively Moderate a Panel Discussion

David Meerman Scott

At most conferences, the panel discussions are terribly boring. In fact, some panels are so dreadful that many attendees use the time to network in the hallways or check emails. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Public Speaking Best Practices

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What Makes A Salesperson Successful – 8 x Tips

The 5% Institute

In this article, you’ll learn exactly what makes a salesperson successful, by following these proven and effective sales techniques. These techniques are centred around consultative selling.

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How to Create a Sense of Urgency in the Mind of Your Customer

Cerebral Selling

One of the biggest reasons salespeople fail to create a sense of urgency in the mind of their customers is because they mistakenly focus too heavily on business cases and not nearly enough on their customer’s emotional motivators (i.e. the real reason they buy).

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Trust-Based Relationship Selling Examples

Iannarino

One reason clients may distrust salespeople is that they believe salespeople are hiding some inconvenient truth. Prospective buyers worry about what they don't know and what the salesperson is not saying.

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What is The Your First Funnel Challenge?

ClickFunnels

The post What is The Your First Funnel Challenge? appeared first on ClickFunnels. Have a business idea that you’re dying to get out into the world…. … but don’t know where to start?

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Dear SaaStr: How Can I Make Sure My Board Doesn’t Fire Me?

SaaStr

Dear SaaStr: How Can I Make Sure My Board Doesn’t Fire Me? Founders are often guarded toward most VCs. Perhaps they should be. That’s a different, and longer conversation. And one thing founders tend to worry about is — can I be fired by my investors?

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Why Start-Ups Should Nail Down Their Marketing Before Building a Sales Team

Predictable Revenue

Should marketing come before outbound sales? Here are 5 reasons why startups should nail down their marketing foundations before building a sales team. The post Why Start-Ups Should Nail Down Their Marketing Before Building a Sales Team appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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Content Creation & Curation: The Missing Link Between Sales & Marketing

Speaker: Pam Didner - B2B and Tech Marketing Consultant

Content plays a vital role in creating a symbiotic –– and successful –– relationship and alignment between your sales and marketing teams. Join Pam Didner to learn how to create and curate great content to support your sales and revenue goals!

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How To Position Yourself As A Trusted Sales Professional

The 5% Institute

In sales, positioning yourself as a trusted sales professional can mean the difference between having ‘an OK’ sales career – and absolutely thriving in your industry. So, what is a trusted sales professional; and how do you position yourself in this way to your potential clients?

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Latest Podcasts: Leadership 'It' Factors

Force Management

The best leadership requires a combination of skill and character. Last month's guests on the Revenue Builders podcast shared the qualities that they've found to separate the good leaders from the great.

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Common Sales Mistakes in 2022

Iannarino

There are three generations of sales approaches being used today. The first is the legacy approach, which is over 50 years old. The second and most common is the legacy solution approach, which is around 35 years old.

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12 Simple Ways To Greatly Increase Your Website Conversions

ClickFunnels

The post 12 Simple Ways To Greatly Increase Your Website Conversions appeared first on ClickFunnels. Website traffic is great. But it’s just the first step.

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6 Proven B2B Marketing Strategies and How to Use Them

Bold tactics. Innovative ideas. Thriving revenue growth. Behind every great B2B marketing campaign is an amazing story. Learn the strategies behind six winning B2B marketing campaigns — directly from the marketers that made them. Read the stories now!

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Dear SaaStr: When Should You Sell Your Startup?

SaaStr

Dear SaaStr: When Should You Sell Your Startup? Having been through the acquisition process 4x — twice as a founder, twice as a start-up exec, here’s my list of when and if to sell. Don’t take it literally. Most startups never get a single good acquisition offer, ever.

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Want to Be Better? It’s About Time…

SalesProInsider

What do you want to do differently? Do you want to: Create more outreach to new clients? Build better COI relationships? Update your CRM more regularly? Complete your follow up notes after meetings within 24 hours. Do you want to be a better advisor? A better parent, spouse, or friend?

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How to Write a Professional Email That Actually Gets a Response

Learn Hub | G2

One of the most efficient channels for communication, both inside and outside of an organization, is email. Marketing

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Your SKO: How to Drive Long-Term Adoption & ROI

Force Management

With the season for sales kickoffs approaching, the current economy is likely a driving influence on your plan. Given the shifting market dynamics, ensure you use your SKO resources where it matters most, and equip your team to drive lasting results long after the SKO ends.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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B2B Sales 101 - Getting Started

Iannarino

The best performers in any endeavor are dedicated to the fundamentals of their work. As B2B sales grows more complicated and complex, it's worth looking at Sales 101, the fundamentals. Those new to B2B sales must master the fundamentals to find their footing and develop their skills.

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How To Develop A Digital Marketing Strategy For A Brand

ClickFunnels

The post How To Develop A Digital Marketing Strategy For A Brand appeared first on ClickFunnels. Want to grow your company fast? Digital marketing can help you with that. But you need to be strategic about it.

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The Broken State of SaaS Sales Rep Comp

SaaStr

Back in the day, premium comp for some software sales execs made simple and easy sense. Traditional software had 90% gross margins, and the classic enterprise sales reps, the best ones, could close a million or more dollars a year.

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Rethinking Account Based Selling

Membrain

Recently, I was speaking to the leadership team of a sales organization. They were struggling with getting their people to develop and execute their account plans. Account Growth Planning & Execution

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The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

The ultimate value proposition is an impactful buying experience that guides people to the best possible decision. But how do you prepare your sales teams to do that? Read "The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future" to find out how to empower your customer-facing teams and thrive in modern selling environments.

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What Is DNS Security? Why It Matters for Your Business

Learn Hub | G2

After the year 2000, when technology use and development skyrocketed, the progression of cyber risk has been cumulative. Guest Post

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Celebrating American Business Women’s Day: Lori the Secret Superstar

Sandler Training

Today, September 22, we celebrate American Business Women’s Day, a day set aside to honor the accomplishments of business women across the nation. Here is a powerful true story from Lorraine Ferguson’s book The Unapologetic Saleswoman that illuminates: distinguishing role from identity.

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The New Needs-Based Selling

Iannarino

The idea behind needs-based selling is knowing what your client needs. Once you understand the client's needs, you position your solution by explaining how it meets the client's needs.

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