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How To Increase Sales Volume & Your Close Rate: 2023 Guide

Iannarino

Of all the sales metrics , sales volume is one of the biggest. Whether your product costs one dollar or ten thousand dollars, higher sales volume always translates to higher revenue.

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How to Make Hybrid Sales Training Work

RAIN Group

With the rise of virtual training, hybrid workforces, and self-directed learning, what is the role of in-person training? Is in-person sales training dead? Yes and no. It’s true the global pandemic radically changed how sales organizations think about live events, including salesforce onboarding, education, and SKOs that were once the norm. The pandemic challenged sales teams to try new and creative solutions for training, most of them digital-first.

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Bringing Out the Best in Sales Personas Using Gamification

Closer's Coffee

There are four common sales personas – the hard worker, the lone wolf, the relationship builder, and the problem solver. These four personas, highlighted in the incredibly popular sales book, “The Challenger Sale” by Brent Adamson, are found throughout organizations across nearly all industries. . Each persona has a unique strategy to win customers, along with unique challenges they present to sales management – gamification can work to enhance each persona’s individual sales technique while dim

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Everything You Need to Know About Sales Territories?

Gong.io

Sales territories get a bad rep. . Reps moan that they’re unfair, especially if they get lumped with the Dakotas and Wyoming while their deskmate gets San Francisco. . But that’s not a problem with sales territories as a whole so much as it’s a problem with how those territories were created and assigned. When you create balanced sales territories that everyone is happy with, the benefits can be huge. .

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How to Improve Email Deliverability and Optimize Each Send

Learn how to optimize email deliverability and drive greater email ROI. What lands your email in the customer’s inbox? Understanding those factors, otherwise known as email deliverability, is critical to getting the most return on your campaign investments. But the “rules” around which factors land you in the spam folder aren’t always easy to keep up with.

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Sales Commandment #7: The Art & Science of Asking Questions

Anthony Cole Training

Thou shalt always remember to ask questions and listen. This commandment is critical if you truly want to be a great salesperson. This video is a part of our new series with Mark Trinkle: The 10 Commandments of Sales Success. Watch Commandment #7 now!

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Professional Development for Sales: 5 Surprisingly Effective Tactics

Iannarino

Would you be interested if I said I had the key to higher employee retention, improved performance, and better workplace morale? Professional development for sales teams can provide all of these benefits and more.

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20 Awesome Digital Marketing Strategies To Grow Your Business

ClickFunnels

The post 20 Awesome Digital Marketing Strategies To Grow Your Business appeared first on ClickFunnels. As a business owner, you know that in order to be successful, you need to be constantly evolving and adapting. The digital age has made this more important than ever before — if your business isn’t online, it might as well not exist. But with so many different platforms and strategies to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start.

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B2B Buyers: from Fear of Missing Out to Fear of Messing Up

Membrain

As Matt Dixon (of Challenger Sale and Challenger Customer fame) points out in his latest book “The Jolt Effect”, B2B salespeople have been preconditioned by most of the established sales methodologies to focus on cultivating their customer’s fear of missing out (FOMO).

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Sales Pitch Presentation Cheatsheet: 6 Master Tips

Iannarino

A sales pitch presentation is to a salesperson as peanut butter is to a PB & J sandwich. That is to say, it’s not the whole job, but it’s certainly one of the most vital elements to successfully accomplishing the job.

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3 ways to make martech simple again

Martech

Many discussions lately have been about how complex the martech stack has become. In my last article , I referenced a recent survey saying more than 60% of B2B marketers described their martech stack as too complex, with one in five saying it’s “more complex than a black hole.” Martech is simply a tool. Part of the argument is that the martech stack does not adequately serve the marketing organization or the business due to its complexity.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Playbook to Achieving CEO-CRO Harmony with Algolia CEO Bernadette Nixon and CRO Michelle Adams (Pod 610 + Video)

SaaStr

The success of an executive team often depends as much on their interpersonal harmony as their professional expertise. How does a team establish rapport with one another? Algolia’s Bernadette Nixon (Chief Executive Officer) and Michelle Adams (Chief Revenue Officer) have spent the past few years developing this relational toolbox. “Sometimes voices get raised, but it’s to get the best outcomes.

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Here’s How We Created a Thriving Culture of Trust and Collaboration at Membrain

Membrain

I recently returned from Barcelona, where we flew our mighty little team of not-quite-30 people to celebrate ten years in business. We spent most of a week workshopping, celebrating, sightseeing, eating (and drinking) together, and exchanging frequent hugs and happy smiles.

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How to Set Sales Goals You'll Actually Achieve

Iannarino

At the beginning of the new year, your company will dole out your new quota. Your quota is a goal your company sets for you, but it shouldn't be your only goal. You should have a few goals you are pursuing while contributing what your company needs from you.

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33 World Cup marketing statistics you need to know

Martech

The most controversial World Cup ever is underway and expected to be the most-watched sporting event in the world until the next one in 2026. This is why the marketers are out in force. To that end, here are some important World Cup marketing statistics. Sponsorship. 19 : World Cup tournament sponsors. $7.5 billion : Total revenues for event organizer FIFA. 7 and 69 : Tournament and team sponsors contacted by Bloomberg News based in places where human rights criticism was widespread — the U.S.,

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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How to Add Personality to Your Prospecting to Attract Ideal Customers

Predictable Revenue

Josh Garrison joins the Predictable Revenue podcast to discuss the hard skills needed to succeed at SDR Management and how to thrive in a sales management role. The post How to Add Personality to Your Prospecting to Attract Ideal Customers appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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Dear SaaStr: How Can I Give Better SaaS Product Demos?

SaaStr

Dear SaaStr: How Can I Give Better SaaS Product Demos? One simple answer: train your reps more. A lot more. With most SaaS companies, for a while, demos get worse: At first, founders do all the demos. The demos themselves are a bit rambling, too long — but full of passion. And Q&A is A. After all, they built the product. Then — you finally get a few good reps.

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How To Improve Sales Performance in 6 Simple Steps

Iannarino

The sales industry is shifting. In 2007 it took an average of around four calls to reach a prospect. Today, it takes eight. Social selling dominates sales think pieces, and email seems to struggle more each year.

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Use this SEO forecasting template to gain insights for 2023

Search Engine Land

Even in boom times, marketing budgets are divided among a range of teams, channels, and initiatives. Going into 2023, with a shaky economy likely to cap many budgets and headcounts far below optimal levels, it will be especially important for marketers to articulate a compelling case for why their area of expertise should get a fair share of resources.

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

How do 1st, 2nd, and 3rd party intent data compare? 1st, 2nd, and 3rd party data each have specific advantages and disadvantages. It comes down to four factors: accuracy, cost, control and quantity. This infographic explains the pros and cons of each and helps you understand which one is best for meeting your business objectives. Intent data can be a great way to fill your pipeline and close more deals.

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CXL Live 2022 Recap: Main Takeaways From 6 World-Class Marketers

ConversionXL

CXL Live 2022 was a blast. Over 300 old and new faces flew to Austin to spend two days full of networking and talks on growth and experimentation. Add to that breakfast tacos, a lot of beer, and three parties. Even though the Austin weather had some surprises in store for us, the tremendous effort to organize CXL Live pulled off the event through a (literal) storm and frenzy.

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Dear SaaStr: How Many Deals a Year Do VCs at Bigger VC Funds Do a Year?

SaaStr

Dear SaaStr: How Many Deals a Year Do VCs at Bigger VC Funds Do a Year? Not as many as you’d think. This is a really important question because it creates so many non-obvious VC-founder dynamics. There are some partners that do more but the number is generally 1-2 per year at most traditional Series A/B/C VC firms, maybe 3–4 at pre-seed funds, and the partners do start to slow investment down after 7–10 board seats.

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A Sales Enablement Strategy for the Sales Conversation

Iannarino

B2B sales has never been more complex or more challenging. From buyers who decide they prefer a salesperson-free buying experience, to companies who pursue consensus only to abandon what was a strategic initiative, it is clear things are different now. Many, if not most, sales organizations are unaware of the tectonic shifts that have occurred over the last two decades; they only know that selling seems more difficult.

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11 Ways Successful People Stay Calm

Sales Pop!

We all experience stress and anxiety. In today’s fast-paced world, stressors are abundant and unavoidable. Stressful events can include job interviews, excessive workloads, group presentations, prospecting and sales calls, multi-million dollar revenue quotas, deadlines, moving, injuries, illness, divorce, marriage, loss of a loved one, and other high-pressure situations.

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5 Inspiring B2B Marketing Campaigns to Take Yours to the Next Level

Your next big B2B marketing idea starts here. Get inspired with these five successful B2B marketing campaigns. Ready to generate more leads, interest, and revenue with your B2B marketing? In this comprehensive eBook, you’ll get: In-depth studies of five successful B2B marketing campaigns spanning a wide range of industries Key takeaways and lessons from each story to implement in your own strategy Resources to help your own B2B marketing thrive By submitting this form, you agree to have your con

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4 Ways to Practice Gratitude This Season With Trailhead Quests

Salesforce

1. Keep a gratitude journal 2. Volunteer your time and skills 3. Do a fun activity by yourself 4. Practice being present in the moment BONUS! Take the Appreciate The Little Things Quest. It’s easy to forget to stop and enjoy life once in a while and appreciate what you have. We’re all so busy that we often let the here and now pass us by, but practicing gratitude is a great way to take a moment and be present.

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SaaStr Will be BIG in 2023 with SaaStr APAC, SaaStr London, and SaaStr Annual ‘23!

SaaStr

Next year will be by far our biggest and best ever for IRL SaaStr events. Early Bird tickets for all of them are on sale now as incredibly cheap prices (50% below cost) so pick up tickets for you and your team now! We’ll have. On February 22-23, our first SaaStr APAC comes to Singapore! We’ll have top VCs from Accel, Bessemer, B Capital, and so many other leaders along with tons of unicorns and more, and great execs to meet with from Xero, ServiceNow, and more.

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What’s This BS About Helping Our Customers?!?!

Partners in Excellence

We read all the time that we are supposed to be helpful to our customers. We have to help them understand the need to change, perhaps inciting them to change. We have to help them through their buying process. We have to help them understand new opportunities, the challenges/risks of change, how to reach consensus…… According to all the experts, we have to do all of this stuff to help our customers succeed.

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Maintaining a Successful Real Estate Strategy During Recession

Sales Pop!

Being a successful real estate agent in a booming housing market is relatively easy. The only thing you have to worry about is competition from other agents. The housing market has cooled in recent months as the U.S. approaches a recession. Now, as a real estate agent, you’re competing over fewer properties. As home values decline, you’ll also earn lower commissions, which makes it hard to keep up with inflation.

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2 Retail Sectors That Are Completely Changing the Game: FMCG & Q-Commerce

Speaker: Joe Heather, Deliverect GM (UK&I) & Noah Hayes, Deliverect GM (US&CA)

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Quick Commerce (Q-commerce) are two vibrant sectors that have undergone significant transformations with the advancements in digital technology. With growing internet penetration and the proliferation of smartphones, consumers' purchasing habits have unsurprisingly evolved. They now demand quick, convenient, and seamless shopping experiences, which both FMCG and Q-commerce sectors strive to provide.

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November online spending up only 0.1% heading into Black Friday

Martech

Online shoppers spent $64.59 billion for the first three weeks in November — a 0.1% increase from the same period last year, according to Adobe Analytics data released today. During that time there were nine days with sales of more than $2 billion. A silver lining. Adobe says the fact that spending hasn’t dropped from 2021’s pandemic-boosted levels indicates consumers are heading into the holiday shopping season in the mood to spend.

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Top SaaStr Content for the Week: Founder’s Fund, Divvy, Sequoia India, Workshop Wednesday and more!

SaaStr

Each week, we round up our most popular content so you can catch up on anything you may have missed. Check out this week’s top blog posts, podcasts, and videos: Top Blog Posts This Week: How to Ensure Your First 2 Sales Reps Actually Work Out (Updated). The Different Flavors of Risk Early Stage VCs Take. Dear SaaStr: Should I Buy My Stock Options After Leaving a Startup?

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15 ways to secure your WordPress site

Search Engine Land

As a marketer, SEO or web developer, you know how important it is to keep your WordPress site secure. From using strong passwords and updating plugins to installing a security plugin and monitoring traffic, these tips will help you keep your site safe from hackers. Why security matters for SEO. Website security is often overlooked. However, site security is essential for SEO and digital marketing.

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Introducing the Pipeliner Revenue Intelligence Loop

Sales Pop!

This month, Pipeliner is introducing an unparalleled sales forecasting approach: the Pipeliner Revenue Intelligence Loop! As humans, we not only want to have an idea of where we’re coming from, but also where we’re going. We’re always engaged in a significant attempt to learn all about “what is next.” An example is, during election times, everyone scrambles to learn about political outcomes.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.