Summertime can be a difficult time for salespeople. Vacations, seasonal businesses, and other distractions can make it more challenging to get in touch with decision-makers. LinkedIn is a smart way to be more productive during these months. Of course, every great business deal requires a conversation. Using LinkedIn, you can make sure you have more of those conversations, have them with the right people, and have the best conversation possible.
As analysts and brokers are clamoring to predict the next economic downturn, business leaders are permanently trying to get ahead of the curve and create predictable and sustainable growth, allowing stakeholders to know what’s coming down the road. However, given how many variables they encounter on pipeline management and sales forecasting, it’s no wonder some […]
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In partnership with Evernote, the app that keeps your notes organized and syncs your memos so they’re searchable and accessible anywhere, Dave Mattson, Sandler CEO and President, participated recently in a special podcast.
Pipeline review calls can be unpleasant for both sales managers and sales representatives– if you don’t have the right technology for them. Sales leaders often spend an inordinate amount of time just collecting data for these calls, which is aggregated into a simple spreadsheet. But the data they DO get is most of the time […]
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A lack of confidence when interacting with potential buyers is a sure way to sabotage a sales discussion. Here are four ways salespeople can improve upon their interpersonal skills and become more confident when dealing with prospects.
Compensation matters across all of sales but it really matters for sales development reps. SDRs need more guidance when managers can’t be around and bad comp plans can lead to bad results. Most people don’t have an answer for compensation but experience can teach you a lot. In this episode, Alex Hudzik, from Nasuni, talks […]
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The sales forecasting process is riddled with errors in most organizations, wether they are human errors or lack of predictability in the marketplace. Around 79% of sales organizations miss their forecasting mark by 10 percent or more, according to SiriusDecisions data. What we like to call human ‘errors’ are often just poor habits of sales […]
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