SPIN selling

SPIN Selling – Everything you need to know about it (Infographics)

SPIN Selling is quite an old concept, yet it’s being popularised again these days. Everywhere you look, people talk about SPIN Sells and what the best SPIN technique is. The idea of SPIN sells came about back in 1988 when the SPIN Selling Book was released by a guy named Neil Rackham. The idea behind the technique lies in asking the right questions at the right time, which makes is sort of a technical solution to a very technical problem, the problem of selling stuff to people. (more…)

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LinkedIn Influencers

20+ LinkedIn Influencers a Sales Person Must Follow in 2018 [Updated]

Everybody who is either doing a job or running a business needs some inspiration now and then. To get that inspiration, direction, and motivation we follow mentors on social media like Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn influencers. And when it comes to expert advice & motivation, LinkedIn is the best place with over 400 million professionals sharing their stories & lessons.

After spending around 70+ hours on LinkedIn, observing & analyzing hundreds of profiles of Sales Influencers or Sales Gurus we have mindfully put together the list of 20+ Sales LinkedIn Influencers/Gurus that you must follow in 2018. (more…)

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10 Sales Follow-Up Emails That Will Boost Your Leads by 90% (Updated)

Writing successful Sales Follow-up emails is tougher than you think! You know pretty well that first email has been ignored. So, you already feel like you just sliced open an avocado only to be faced with the ultimate betrayal.

You are already in a defensive position.

But, what you may not know is that many sales people face these kind of challenges all the time. Unfortunately, 70% of sales emails stop after the first attempt.

But, why are many sales people giving up so quickly? Most of the times, it has to do with the fact that writing these mission critical emails isn’t as easy. Besides, toeing the lines between persistence and pushiness is tough. And, many email marketers and salespeople find themselves on the extreme ends of the divide. (more…)

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Sales Leads

How to Act on Your Sales Leads: The Perfect Solution for 2018

Let’s imagine that Marketing has done an outstanding job and has generated tons of fresh new sales leads.

As a salesperson, you’re now looking at a mile long list of names/emails/phone numbers, and you’re starting to scratch your brain because you have no idea where to go from here.

It can be tricky figuring out where to start and whom to contact first.

Should you turn to your crystal ball to tell you who’s hot and who’s not? Should you rely on your instincts and gut feeling? Often times panic comes in, and you would just start from the top and work your way down as it goes. (more…)

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Improve your sales process

Improving Your Sales Process: How To Hit The Bull’s Eye?

Sales are what drive a business. If you are not managing very well in this department in the long term, it’s time to focus almost solely on sales or prepare for an eventual fading out. In the case of declining, low, or nonexistent sales, a mediocre and ineffective sales process is one of the most common culprits.

This is not to say that your sales process was bad. However, it does mean that it may simply not applicable anymore. The market changes with the times, as do the needs and wants of your consumer base. When you know you have a viable product and there is demand for it, along with the experience and connections, see if your sales process is viable.

Below are a few ways to assess and improve your current sales process. The key here is to not panic, but fix the problems one by one. Start off by reading below and then seeing if your sales process can do with the following improvements:

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How to Easily Increase Sales x10 Using Emails

Email lists are widely used by companies in every line of business. A sales email provides a customizable link from your customer to your company. Sales emails build on the existing relationship with the customer and can also be used to target new customers.

With a successful email list, you can drive repeat business and new sales to your web site. This article will detail four steps to optimize your email list.

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social media sales

5 Steps to Boost Your Social Media Sales

The social media phenomenon has exploded in just a few years. And, now it seems that it’s the most frequent place people hear their news, find out about interesting information, share with others and even make purchases. You’ve got to make those personal connections with people throughout social media in order to find prospective customers and have your information shared widely. People don’t want to just be sold to.

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sales lead

5 Signs You’re Talking to the Perfect Sales Lead

If you’re in the sales or marketing team, you are naturally bound to make a lot of lead qualification. Unfortunately, this task could get a tad tricky.

Since the sales process requires that you constantly evaluate your prospects at various stages of their buying journey, you are left in a constant guessing game whether to qualify or disqualify your lead.

Not to mention, changes in the digital marketing landscape have made experts rethink existing frameworks in a bid to better measure the likeliness of transforming a lead into an actual customer. You may find yourself in a dilemma whether to use the BANT (Budget, Authority, Need, Timeline) or CHAMP (Challenges, Authority, Money, Prioritization) rubric in identifying your next customer.

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