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It's Not You, It's Them: Teaching Customers How to Buy

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Just Because I Downloaded Your eBook…

Just Because I Downloaded Your eBook…

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Marketing and sales really need to get their acts together. I’m almost hesitant to click on a download for an eBook or White Paper. It’s not for the inevitable box:... read more

If You Want Today’s Customers, Change Your Old Sales Process

If You Want Today’s Customers, Change Your Old Sales Process

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Though I often jokingly say, “Nothing new has changed in sales in the last 500 years,” I recognize that, in fact, things have changed. The way you measure your sales... read more

The Revenue Marketer’s Guide to Inside Sales

The Revenue Marketer’s Guide to Inside Sales

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I am an inside sales rep. There, I said it! I am not ashamed of it. I do not consider myself an outsider to the sales team. I play a... read more

5 Sales Tips I Found in a Shoe Box

5 Sales Tips I Found in a Shoe Box

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Last month, I drove my twelve-year-old daughter to the other side of town to look at running shoes. I had no intention of buying anything. An hour later, my attitude... read more

How To Be A Successful Sales Manager: Delegate

How To Be A Successful Sales Manager: Delegate

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The Gallup organization is publishing a new book on entrepreneurism called Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder at the end of September. In the book, the author shares several key points about entrepreneurs which we... read more

Should Salespeople Prospect Anymore?

Should Salespeople Prospect Anymore?

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Last week during a client’s sales meeting we got into a discussion regarding pipeline values, needless to say the number of prospects and dollar values were insufficient to achieve the... read more

How the Subscription Economy Is Changing the Sales Process

How the Subscription Economy Is Changing the Sales Process

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In the first blog post of this series, The Subscription Economy: What It Is and How It’s Changing The Way People Buy, we asked Zuora’s VP of Worldwide Sales Strategy... read more

Do Sales People Need a Masters in Business Appreciation?

Do Sales People Need a Masters in Business Appreciation?

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As I have been working with companies through sales transformation projects, it seems that not only should the sales people go through sales methodology training, they may also want to... read more

Why Is It That So Many Who Sell Are So Ineffective At Selling?

Why Is It That So Many Who Sell Are So Ineffective At Selling?

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Are you looking for a definitive answer to sales ineffectiveness? The kind that identifies the ‘top 10 reasons’ and then recommends great sounding actions? If you are, then you have... read more

Sales Managers – When In A Meeting, Speak Last

Sales Managers – When In A Meeting, Speak Last

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I belong to a book club that has an interesting way of selecting the monthly book to read. Whoever will be hosting the upcoming book club meeting sends out an... read more

3 Inbound Sales Techniques

3 Inbound Sales Techniques

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Yesterday’s post was all about how to drive inbound sales calls. But that’s only the first part of the equation. Once they call you, you have to be able to... read more

Catering Your Lead Generation And Sales Process To Today’s Buyers

Catering Your Lead Generation And Sales Process To Today’s Buyers

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In the past decade, buyer behavior (especially in the B2B market) has shifted dramatically as more and more companies have started their search for your product or service online rather... read more

3 Keys to Successful Sales

3 Keys to Successful Sales

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Most entrepreneurs are reluctant to admit they are salespeople. But they are in business to make money. So compounding the problem is the fact the same people are afraid to... read more

Thought Leadership – Where Sales Leads Are Like Students

Thought Leadership – Where Sales Leads Are Like Students

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There’s no questioning the importance of thought leadership in content marketing. But if you’re still wondering if the amount you invest in blogs and research has been really attracting sales... read more

Can Inbound Appointment Setters Make the Privacy Problem Go Away?

Can Inbound Appointment Setters Make the Privacy Problem Go Away?

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More than a year ago, Snowden stirred up a storm by exposing P.R.I.S.M. A couple weeks ago, the Fappening happened. And now, Tim Cook just launched a catapult towards companies... read more