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 […]
Summary: Instead of analyzing the opportunities in your pipeline based on how far a buyer has progressed through your sales process, assess your chances of winning their order based on the depth of your understanding of their needs, their desired outcomes and where they stand in their decision-making process. As humans we feel a burning […]
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 […]
Ready to go mobile? We’ve just released our ConversationAI mobile app, for AI-powered sales management on-the-go.  We’re excited to announce that we’ve created a ConversationAI mobile app, available today on the iOS App Store and Google Play! Maximizing the value of the ringDNA platform If you’re currently a ringDNA customer who uses our Call Recordings […]
Remote sales is the new reality, and many managers may be unfamiliar with it. Whether you are taking your sales team remote for the first time, or have decades of experience managing remote employees, no one was likely prepared for what we face today. These are unique times with unique challenges. In this webinar, Andy […]
Like many B2B companies, you’ve been running a disciplined account based marketing and sales program. To get there, you invested countless hours analyzing product market fit across industries, segments and individual companies. You relentlessly tested messaging across digital channels, SDR outreach initiatives and events, having little reason to doubt your conclusions. After all, recent headlines […]
What is the best time to make sales calls? We mined the 2019 call data from millions of sales calls to uncover which times of day are ideal for key sales activities, including the best time to make cold calls. The data in this post is based on connection rates – the percentage of all […]
Okay, Sales Friends. Our version of Madness is still in full swing! Have you cast your votes yet for the most influential sales book that you’ve read? The results from the first round matchups in the Sales Madness Bracket Challenge, sponsored by ringDNA, are in! There were a lot of upsets in this First Round. […]
I believe that we’ll all have a bit more time on our hands over the next weeks and months. There are no sports on TV. (I’m in the early stages of Premier League withdrawal. Ask my wife. It’s not pretty.) There are no sporting events to attend in person. Broadway is closed (so much for […]
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 […]