According to Marketo, 10.99% of sales referrals convert. The same research found that only 0.9% of regular sales prospects turn into customers. That’s a huge difference. One reason for this variance is likely due to the fact that only 3% of people consider salespeople to be trustworthy. Additionally, most buyers now research and select vendors […]
Prospecting for new leads can be a thankless task. According to research from TOPO, call back rates are south of 1%, and only 24% of emails are ever opened. That’s why it’s so important for sales development reps (SDRs) to use every tool at their disposal to connect with new leads. Here at RingDNA, we offer […]
We all want to feel secure in the decisions we make. And it’s a lot easier to make a decision when you know that other people have made a similar decision and feel confident with the results. That’s why referrals and testimonials matter so much in sales. In fact, testimonials are one of the most prominent ways […]
While there are many sales organizations that have cold called their way to success, recent data indicates that a referral strategy can be far more effective. In a referral program, partners recommend your goods or services to to their prospects and customers. The idea is that if a lead has already has done business with […]