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 […]
Leaving voicemails can be one of the most powerful sales channels. I often get over 100 sales emails in my inbox a day. But I get very few voicemails from salespeople. A great voicemail can be an excellent way to cut through the noise and reach your prospect. And remember, that voicemails should only be […]
Last week I had the great pleasure of moderating a webinar focused on surfacing the sales enablement secrets of top-performing companies. The panel featured an amazingly diverse array of B2B leaders from KnowledgeTree and Phreesia. What do all these companies have in common? In addition to having top-shelf leadership where it counts, they also take sales enablement very […]
For inside sales teams, the debate between account-based selling and lead-based selling is raging (quick answer: do both!). So too is the question of whether automated sales messaging is helping or hurting sales reps (quick answer: hurting, mostly). But perhaps the biggest crisis facing the sales industry is really the volume of one-size-fits-all messaging that is killing engagement rates. […]
When’s the last time you revisited your company’s sales compensation plan? If the answer is a) “Never,” b) more than six months ago, or c) recently, but it’s causing all sorts of problems, you’re going to be interested in our new eBook. Given the huge response to our recent webinar on mastering the art and […]
Inside sales compensation plans might not—at first—seem like the sexiest topic. But I have news for you: awesome sales comp plans can actually be the secret sauce to not only hiring great reps, but motivating them to peak performance. We recently participated in a webinar covering how to create and implement inside sales compensation plans that drive powerful results. […]
What makes the ideal B2B customer? Having a clear profile of your ideal accounts will save your sales organization a lot of time and resources. After all, the last thing you want is to have your SDRs spending their valuable time chasing unqualified prospects. Therefore, it’s paramount that SDRs have a clear understanding of the types of […]
A team of all-star sales development reps (SDRs) can be your golden ticket to growth. Successful SDRs will not only source more appointments for your account executives, but also better appointments. And as long as you have competent account executives, more appointments with high-quality leads will create more opportunities and revenue. That’s why it is so important […]
If you’re tasked with outbound sales, connecting with newly hired executives should be your number one priority. Why would you want to do this? It seems almost counterintuitive that you’d want to reach out to a newly hired exec. After all, they haven’t found their rhythm yet, they’re bound to be swamped as they get acclimated, […]
One of the most common questions I hear salespeople ask is, “how do I beat my competitors?” As we all know, it tends to be a lot harder to win large deals when you’re competing against other companies (especially ones that may be more established than yours). So if you’re competing for large deals, there’s an […]
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 […]
I don’t think anyone ever claimed that prospecting for new B2B leads is an easy task. At any given time, it can be a difficult to know the best prospects to reach out to. I recently had the pleasure of helping to organize a fantastic webinar on B2B sales prospecting. Panelist Ben Sardella, co-founder of Datanyze, […]