A couple important thoughts about Business Acumen for sellers. #1: Business acumen for sales is not about recognizing how one sales situation is similar to others you’ve encountered. Acumen is about understanding how it’s different. That’s how you uncover real opportunities in sales. The unexpected big deals. The opportunities that your competitors were too lazy […]
Day 6 of WFH. Well, that’s not entirely accurate. I’ve largely WFH the last 20 years since starting my company in 2000. It can be incredibly isolating to work on your own. Since salespeople tend to be social animals this can be a hard period. The initial transition period is usually not so bad. It’s […]
Like most sales teams, you may be experiencing the challenge of shifting teams to remote work while ensuring that you don’t slow down revenue operations. This is something we at ringDNA care a lot about. At least 25% of our workforce is often working remote at any time, and at the moment, our team is […]
There is no doubt that we are in unique times and some would even say uncharted territory. Never before in history have more office employees been asked to work from home across the globe than in recent weeks in response to the Coronavirus outbreak.  Tumultuous changes, both in the market and in social life make […]
In light of recent events, numerous companies are taking their teams remote. This means that many sales managers are either taking their sales reps remote, or are operating a geographically dispersed team for the first time. When you manage a remote sales team, there is an incredible amount of nuances to be considered. How do […]
In light of recent events, we’ve heard many questions from sales leaders regarding moving in-office sales teams to a remote model. Many of our customers were among the first companies to take their sales teams remote as a protective measure against the spread of Coronavirus. This was due in part to the fact that the […]
Email is one of the best tools a salesperson can have. It is highly efficient, can easily contact mass amounts of leads and prospects within minutes, and can be highly targeted to a sales reps’ most relevant audiences. Sales emails can also be used in conjunction with sales calls, as they increase the effectiveness of […]
Enabled by modern technology, remote work is becoming more and more popular. Linked to an increase in employee happiness, work/life balance, productivity, and performance, many companies are exploring the option. Conflated by current events that have led to a massive cancellation of corporate travel, many companies are investigating the possibility of temporary remote work for […]
Love it or hate it, cold calling is a part of sales. Nearly everyone has cold calling tips that they believe will make you a more effective cold caller. Here are our cold calling techniques that are not only proven to be successful, but may actually help you enjoy cold calling a bit more. 1. […]
What are sales call analytics? Sales call analytics can refer to analytics that pertains to one of two separate components of sales calls. The first component is activity numbers and performance metrics surrounding the calls themselves. The second is a measurement and analysis of the actual sales conversation that occurs on the call. The former […]
We’ve said it before and we will say it again: cold calling is hard. But, every single sales team in every single industry absolutely must make them. If your team does any type of sales prospecting, your reps need colds to reach new leads, capture new clients, grow their network, and ultimately generate more revenue. […]
Despite the changes of the last decade to the sales role, sales time management is still difficult. Reps face a ton of inputs – from Slack notifications to emails to calendar reminders and more. The tyranny of distraction makes it easy for reps to lose focus on what matters most very quickly: building customer relationships. […]