Podcasts are gaining in popularity, especially in the sales world. According to research done in the first quarter of 2020, there are well over 1,000,000 active podcasts on Apple Podcasts and over 30 million individual episodes. Furthermore, 75% of Americans are familiar with Podcasts, and half of them are podcast listeners. If the US population […]
I know. It sounds like there should be a pill for that. Have you heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect? It’s a well-known phenomenon named after the social psychologists who first documented it. (That would be Prof Dunning and Prof Kruger from Cornell.) The first part of the Dunning-Kruger effect, to put it in sales terms, […]
Contact tracing has become a necessity. Suddenly states, cities, and private organizations need help tracking exposure, and companies are answering the call. To meet this demand, health departments need both the people and technology to efficiently and effectively reach out to COVID positive or exposed individuals, interview them, document their answers, and while adhering to […]
I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard a frustrated seller complain about a prospect, “Sheesh, I’ve explained how we can help them a million times and he still doesn’t get it.” Uh, my friend…exactly who is it, that doesn’t get it? That would be you. Albert Einstein said “If you can’t explain it […]
When it comes to engaging with potentially infected individuals to curb the spread of COVID-19, voice, email and text messaging are all critical communication channels. But of the three, text messaging has the potential to be the most effective. Response rates from text messages can commonly be as high as 90%, while email and call […]
ringDNA is incredibly excited to announce the Selling with Purpose Podcast. Hosted by bestselling author Andy Paul, this limited miniseries explores nuanced and inspired conversations about what it means and how to sell with purpose in the era of COVID-19 and beyond. Join Andy as he talks with the world’s leading enterprise sales executives about […]
What is the Future of Sales, Remote Work, and AI? Over 1,000 of the top sales and marketing leaders have spoken, and now we have the data. Our recent survey has revealed exactly how sales and marketing teams have reacted to COVID, how they feel about remote work, AI, and how they see the future […]
The ringDNA Selling Forward Conference brought together the world’s top sales and marketing thought leaders, attracting thousands of executives, managers, and reps from across the tech landscape. In over 20 sessions across two days, the speakers discussed the strategies, tactics and technologies needed for “the next normal.” They covered how sellers can expect to succeed […]
Who’s responsible for margin shrinking discounting to win a deal: managers or sellers? The finger of blame for this is invariably pointed at the sales rep. In truth, the responsibility rests with sales managers. It certainly is easy to blame individual sellers for rampant end-of-period discounting. Reps seem like the obvious culprit. However, my experience […]
A sales team’s lead response, and everything that surrounds it, makes or breaks their success. At its core, lead response is the amount of time that it takes for a sales team to respond to an inbound lead sourced from their site, an advertisement, or a partner. However, the enablement of a rapid lead response […]
What are the best sales books of all time? To find the true answer once and for all, we first took to Amazon and other sites to find the most popular sales books, ranked by the number of reviews and their ratings. We then decided to ask the sales industry itself by running a March […]
On Wednesday, ringDNA CEO Howard Brown joined Cheddar to discuss how businesses have overcome the challenges that they have faced in recent times. Howard highlights remote work as not only a necessary challenge but an opportunity. Teams that have prioritized tools and technologies that enable productivity and collaboration have been far more successful during this […]