2023

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How to Make Time for Sales Coaching

Iannarino

When asked about whether they provide sales coaching, sales managers will often explain they don't have the time to do so. This is true, even when salespeople want more coaching to increase their sales effectiveness. The sales manager would also benefit from having a sales force that wins more deals.

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Prospecting via Email? You Need to Nail These 3 Things

Cerebral Selling

Email prospecting is one of the simplest and most widely-used strategies for generating sales leads. It’s also one of the most overused and abused. If you’re not doing it right, it can not only be a colossal waste of time but can also damage your personal and corporate brand.

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5 Interesting Learnings from Docebo at $145,000,000 in ARR

SaaStr

So there’s a quiet SaaS success story you probably don’t know much about, but can learn a lot from. It’s Docebo. It’s a leader in a pretty crowded space (Learning Management Systems) with dozens of top vendors. And yet … It’s worth $1.1

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Start the Year Strong: What Sales Leaders Are Doing Now

Force Management

As we close out a year of widespread economic uncertainty, many leaders are looking for ways to boost morale and prepare their teams to maintain or even recover revenue in a competitive market. The start of the year is an opportunity to capitalize on the mindset of a fresh start.

Pipeline 106
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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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When Should You Add Automation to Your Sales Process?

Membrain

Sales automation is often touted as a route to greater sales efficiency. Companies like Salesforce and hundreds of smaller point solutions promise to save your salespeople time, if you only spend more money and increase the complexity of your sales stack with their automation tools.

Process 99

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5 Impactful Sustainable Business Practices

Learn Hub | G2

Sustainability is no longer a choice; it's a necessity. Guest Post Productivity

Product 91
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The 9 Do’s of Better Hiring: An Alternate Perspective to LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions 9 Mistakes

Anthony Cole Training

I would like to provide you with an alternate perspective to LinkedIn's article- a list of 9 Do’s you can use when looking for and hiring new talent.

Sell 87
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Can Malcom Gladwell Explain the Sales Hiring Problem?

Understanding the Sales Force

CEOs, Sales Leaders, Sales Managers and HR Directors are under water when it comes to sales selection. They get it right about 50% of the time and that includes salespeople who stay but underperform.

Sales 87
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Highspot Expands Global Footprint to Canada

Highspot

New office in Vancouver to bring world-class career opportunities, customer growth to vibrant Canadian technology hub . VANCOUVER, Jan.

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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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Your Guide to Sales Qualification

Gong.io

Many salespeople waste too much time on prospects with little to no chance of converting. Meanwhile, the good prospects they should’ve focused on have already gone cold. This is why sales qualification is so important — it helps you identify and prioritize prospects more likely to become buyers.

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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.

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Leading Your Sales Team Through a Tough Year-End

Cerebral Selling

This guest post was written by Alex Cook , Manager, Enterprise Sales at Klue. Year-end can be the most exciting time in sales. It can also be the hardest. As an AE, you may be blowing through your number, signing deals, and having the time of your life.

Pipeline 170
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Why Now is a Great Time to Raise Seed Funding. Even If It’s Awful for Series A-E Rounds.

SaaStr

So now is simply a terrible time to be raising growth stage venture capital.

Finance 97
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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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Becoming a Unicorn Company: What Top Tech Startups do Differently

Force Management

If you’re a leader in a high-growth tech sector, you’ve probably heard the phrase “unicorn company.” It’s the dream of any tech startup – to reach a valuation of $1 billion without an IPO. But what do companies in this coveted spot have that puts them so far ahead of the competition?

Growth 101
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The Art and Science of Complex Sales Podcast

Membrain

In the latest episode of the Art and Science of Complex Sales podcast, Paul Fuller sits down with sales expert Gretchen Gordon for a deep discussion of the complex world of B2B sales

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Sales Points – 7 x Powerful Ways To Win Clients

The 5% Institute

Have you ever felt stuck when it comes to convincing prospects to buy your product or service? Knowing the right sales points can make a big impact in your strategies, and can make the difference between success and failure.

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G2 Now Has 2M+ Reviews: Here's What That Says About Software Buying

Learn Hub | G2

Each of us has a story to tell. Milestones are just one small part of ours. Marketing

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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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5 Behaviors of Effective Banking Sales Leaders

Anthony Cole Training

The sales management activities that we are performing today are creating the results we are achieving today.

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Top Salespeople are 8600% Better at This Than Weak Salespeople

Understanding the Sales Force

You're not supposed to mix alcohol and medication, which isn't an issue for me because I don't drink and I avoid medication. While my articles usually begin with an analogy, I am breaking the rule, incorporating 4 separate analogies, and then attempting to string them together at the end.

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Making Selling Easier

Partners in Excellence

It’s human nature to search for easier ways to get our work done. Selling will never be easy, but there’s a lot that we can do to simplify the work, enabling us to achieve more than we currently do. Somehow, however, we tend to do the things that don’t make selling easier.

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Reality Testing Sales Pipeline Opportunities

Sales Gravy

On this episode of the Sales Gravy Podcast, Jeb Blount and Colleen Stanley discuss the importance of Reality Testing sales pipeline opportunities. Please note that this episode was recorded in a restaurant in Milan Italy. The content quality is excellent. The sound quality not so much.

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Your Ultimate Guide to the Trends Shaping Marketing Data

In Salesforce’s latest Marketing Intelligence Report, hear from 2,500+ global marketers on how they are leading with their data, from business growth to customer satisfaction, data privacy, and more. Get the report now!

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How to Bust Out of a Sales Slump

Iannarino

Occasionally, even successful salespeople find themselves in a sales slump, where their pipeline isn't working as well as it has in the past, and they are struggling to create or win new business.

Pipeline 217
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Running Into the Same Objections Over And Over Again? Try this Tactic!

Cerebral Selling

In sales, customer objections are a fact of life. But running into the same objections time and time again can make selling feel more like Groundhog Day, especially when you know they’re coming!

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5 Interesting Learnings from Okta at $2 Billion in ARR

SaaStr

So Okta is one of the leaders in SaaS that has always just kept growing. They had a bit of dip in growth as they worked to integrate the mega-acquisition of Auth0 — but then went right back to growth. Even now, even in times of tighter scrutiny of budgets.

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Google December 2022 link spam update done rolling out

Search Engine Land

Google has confirmed that the December 2022 link spam update is now finished rolling out. The update took 29 days to roll out, starting on December 14, 2022 and ending on January 12, 2023. Google has posted it was completed today, January 12. What is a link spam update.

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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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The Art and Science of Complex Sales Podcast

Membrain

In the latest episode of the Art and Science of Complex Sales podcast, Paul Fuller sits down with sales expert Jennica Dixon , COO of Slattery Sales Group , for an insightful discussion on all things sales

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Hiring Your Next Sales Rep

Adaptive Business Services

I always tell people the same story … when I am considering referring you to one of my good clients … the deciding factor is generally based on my observed behaviors of you during our interactions. My theory is that, how you act with me will be the same way that you will act with my clients.

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How to Build a B2B Content Marketing Strategy that Converts

Learn Hub | G2

Content marketing plays a key role in both customer acquisition and retention. Guest Post Marketing

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