There are many professions that review footage of themselves during practice or after competitions. Professional athletes review game footage, musicians listen to recordings of themselves, actors re-watch their reels, pilots check their simulations… the list goes on and on. As a sales rep, you should do the same thing every single time you lose a […]
Everyone in sales has likely made a discovery call at one time or another.  The discovery call is a crucial component of the sales process. It allows reps to qualify a prospect and gather information to be leveraged throughout the sales process in order to generate a win. However, not all discovery calls are created […]
Leaving voicemails is part of the sales process. It’s like every other essential sales activity that can be measured, analyzed, and improved. Depending on the size of the sales team, reps could be leaving thousands of voicemail messages every week. But thanks to features like voicemail drop, leaving these messages is no longer an arduous, […]
Conversation analytics is the detailed examination and evaluation of live or recorded phone conversations between two or more people. It uses technology to capture the conversation and generate reports on the structure, words used, emotions, and outcomes. Conversation analytics software is typically comprised of multiple components. First, it captures dialogue via call recording, then uses […]
The Best Way to Use Salesforce Yet again, Salesforce has been named the number one CRM provider, officially marking the sixth year in a row they have received the award. For 25 years, Salesforce has been dedicated to building what they believe is the best CRM possible, so it’s no wonder why sales teams all […]
Sales coaching is an incredibly effective way to increase the performance of your sales team. It boosts sales effectiveness by improving your reps’ sales abilities on an individual basis. Implementing sales coaching can seem daunting, but when you break it down piece by piece, starting one can be simple. We recently created a new ebook […]
The very first text message was sent in December of 1992. Since then, SMS has steadily become ingrained in our daily lives. On average, Americans actually send five times more SMS messages than phone calls each day. Furthermore, 95 percent of Americans now own mobile phones. Of those, 81 percent use text messaging regularly. We […]
In the United States, the average employer spends 52 days and $4,000 to hire a single employee. Additionally, the average ramp time is 90 days. Now add the cost of time spent by executives, managers, and HR staff during the recruiting, hiring, and onboarding process, and the money and time invested can become even greater. […]
Maximize Your Sales Effectiveness with Advanced Call Routing In the past, call routing systems were complex, hardware intensive, difficult to manage, and uncompromising. Now, it’s the exact opposite. Modern day call routing systems are application-based, incredibly powerful, and simple to use. In fact, call flows in solutions like RingDNA can be created and modified through […]
One of the best parts of modern-day marketing is the massive amount of data that is available to us. This data provides complete visibility into the performance of marketing campaigns, especially those that capture inbound leads. With this insight, we can maximize our inbound efforts to collect as many leads as possible. This newfound ability […]
A call disposition describes the outcome of a call. They include statuses like, “demo scheduled,” “left voicemail”, and even “no longer in service.” In fact, customer service teams have actually logged call dispositions for years, and sales teams have followed to record call outcomes. Call dispositions give sales managers valuable intelligence they can use to […]
Email has always and will forever be a key component in your sales toolbox. There’s plenty of email service providers to choose from, one of which is Gmail. Gmail has rapidly become the email platform of choice for sales organizations due to its ease of integration with other apps. For example, Gmail completely integrates with […]

About the Author

Zack Cronin

Zack is a Sales Content Specialist at RingDNA. He is passionate about solving everyday problems and increasing performance through innovative technology. Zack has worked directly with sales teams and understands the challenges they face on a daily basis. When he's not developing and sharing knowledge at RingDNA, he loves being outdoors, hiking, and coffee.