Your sales pipeline is the fuel line that powers your sales process and turns leads into revenue. A pipeline typically consists of stages that sales prospects advance through as they become a customer. Beginning with your marketing team, your sales pipeline delivers contacts from your marketing team to sales development reps, who turn them into […]
Still only coaching your team to their pipeline? If so, you’re missing out on the benefits of consistent sales coaching. It’s not unusual for lead and opportunity coaching to be confused with a complete coaching program. Sales pipeline reviews are not the same as 1-on-1’s. What’s the difference between the two and why does it […]
It’s the second month of the third quarter. Some sales teams are scrambling at this point, increasingly worried they won’t make annual quotas. Regardless if your team is on pace to hit their targets, or not, it’s a great time to review the first half. How do you stay on track or make adjustments to […]
The world’s most successful sales managers have something crucial in common. They make highly intelligent revenue predictions. Sure, nearly all sales managers track some sales metrics, but the truth is most inside sales leaders just aren’t going far enough. When it comes to data-based sales coaching, you need to go beyond tracking basic outbound sales […]
Data is essential to successful sales management. People might think of marketers as the data geeks. But here at RingDNA, I get the opportunity to talk to a lot of sales managers.  And every week, I’m routinely impressed by just how data-driven some of these sales managers are! It’s not hard to see why. Data about […]
Depending on your price point, business-to-business (B2B) sales cycles can be long. And sure, it probably will take your reps longer to sell a marketing automation system than a TV — much more is at stake. But I can say with almost 100% certainty that your sales cycles are longer than they need to be. In my experience, the number […]