Patrick Purvis

As Chief Revenue Officer, Patrick manages sales and customer success at DiscoverOrg where he is responsible for new account growth. He is a graduate of Oregon State University where he studied Economics.

Posts by Patrick Purvis

How to enliven cold leads with Patrick Purvis

[VIDEO] 3 B2B Sales Techniques to Close Cold Leads

Our B2B win rate on companies that we re-engage with and get the second opportunity with is much, much higher than our win rate on companies where we're going through our first opportunity with them.

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Selling to Startups and Small Business: A Cautionary Tale

There are only 1.5 million companies in the U.S. with more than 100 employees - far fewer than most people think. So if your CRM has 1 million or more accounts, you have a bad data problem. Our client’s sales reps had been making 5 out of 6 calls to companies that were literally impossible to sell to. Talk about hunting for needles in a haystack!

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[VIDEO] How to Evaluate a Data Provider

What are the common pitfalls of evaluating a data provider? Which methods work best? Learn both in this Whiteboard Wednesday video.

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[VIDEO] How to Get 30% Response Rates with Prospecting Emails

Patrick Purvis explains a formula for reaching success with your email prospecting efforts.

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Maslow’s Hierarchy for SDR Teams

In the last year, we scaled our SDR team from 5 reps to over 20. As a result, I’ve spent most of the last year thinking about how to accomplish that (and do it well)...Here’s what I learned along the way.

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6 Common Cold Calling Misconceptions

Working in Sales isn’t exactly a cakewalk. Even if you have the most killer marketing team, it is highly unlikely that you just sit back in your big, cushy office and wait for the leads to come in.

Meeting Your Quota Doesn't have to be an uphill battle

Why You Didn’t Meet Your Quota Last Quarter – Part 3: Selling to a Single Point of Failure

Part three of a three part series on the topic, “Why You Didn’t Meet Your Quota Last Quarter”

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Why You Didn’t Meet Your Quota Last Quarter – Part 2: Your Messaging Sucks

This blog is part two of a three part series on the topic, “Why You Didn’t Meet Your Quota Last Quarter”.

Three Reasons Your Sales Quota Didn't Get Met

Why You Didn’t Meet Your Quota Last Quarter – Part 1

Three of the most important factors that go into meeting your quarterly quota: The health of our pipeline, The performance of our messaging, The effectiveness of our strategy in navigating sales cycles.

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Crafting a Winning Sales Message

“A-I-D-A!  Attention.  Interest.  Decision.  Action. ” – We’ve known the keys to a winning sales message for a long time (at least ever since Alec Baldwin delivered them in his famous speech in Glengarry Glen Ross).   In addition to teaching us that “coffee is for closers,” we all know Alec is talking about something fundamentally

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