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 […]
Are you still just using LinkedIn to plan happy hour excursions with your former co-workers? New evidence from HBR shows that LinkedIn is much more than just a social network for the career-minded. It’s a powerful tool that top sales reps are already using to generate revenue. The HBR study interviewed both inside sales reps […]
Former L.A. Lakers and Chicago Bulls head coach has a new book called Eleven Rings, in which he will detail his journey en route to becoming the most winning coach in the history of professional basketball. Phil Jackson’s often-unorthodox coaching style has won him the reputation as a transformative leader in the hyper-competitive world of pro […]
Harvard Business Review (HBR) recently released a list predicting sales trends for 2013. While the entire list is compelling, one of the trends that resonates with us most is that salespeople will increasingly suffer from technology fatigue. Technology fatigue is the idea that the sheer volume of technical solutions deployed to increase sales efficiency are actually […]
“Sell high or die.” This phrase should be a mantra to all B2B salespeople. And when I say “sell high” I’m not talking about stocks. I mean that you need to take that figurative—or literal—elevator the C-Suite. Are the products you offer the best-in-class? Are your services superlative? Good. But that doesn’t matter at all unless […]
The New Year is always a time to look at ways which we can improve ourselves. For some it’s hitting the gym more often, and for others it’s spending more time with your family. But for many sales professionals, it’s also a time to consider new ways to capture better clients and close bigger deals. […]
A survey conducted by the National Sales Executive Association reveals that only 10% of sales professionals are following up with leads more than three times. While nearly half (48%) of sales agents are never following up with their leads at all. The same survey shows that 10% of sales are closed on the fourth contact, […]
2020 update: This post contains legacy content regarding ringDNA features. For the most recent up-to-date information about ringDNA, please check out our amazing solutions at www.ringdna.com After getting some great feedback form our customers on our video about making outbound sales calls on your iPad, we wanted to express just how terrific our iPad app is […]
We’d like to thank our early adopters for all the feedback we’ve been receiving since launching RingDNA Free for Salesforce. We’re hearing a lot about increased productivity and fun. Here’s what we’ve been hearing: RingDNA Slashes Call Prep Time Sales reps spend 24% of their time researching to prepare for sales calls, according to a recent […]