Whiteboard Wednesday: 5 Steps to a Killer Sales Demo

Hey, everyone! I’m Monica Stewart from Skaled: A modern sales-consulting firm that helps increase the efficiency and effectiveness of sales organizations through the use of sales technology. Welcome to another...
October 10, 2018
Best Practices
6 min read

Introducing the New DiscoverOrg

If you’ve noticed more bright colors and a lot less B.S. lately, there’s a reason: DiscoverOrg has a whole new look and feel! Goodbye, snoring-boring business-speak. Hello, straight talk (with...
September 27, 2018
DiscoverOrg
4 min read

Swag for Days: 13 Don’t-Miss Dreamforce Events 2018

Meet Salesforce’s own inside sales team, and see how they use … Salesforce. Hey, they single-handedly created the Burning Man of sales events, so it’s fair to say they’ve seen results. DO NOT miss this Dreamforce session!
September 17, 2018
Marketing
6 min read

[VIDEO] Whiteboard Wednesday: Increase Retention in Sales - with Data (Steve Waters)

I think if you're asking for more from your sales team, you also have to give them the tools to achieve it without killing themselves - or your retention problem is going to go from bad to worse.
September 12, 2018
Data Quality
6 min read

[VIDEO] Whiteboard Wednesday: Sales Emotional Intelligence (Dave Sill)

If I think about social awareness, one of the disciplines there is the idea of transparency in sales. By transparency, I mean that as a seller you gain terrific credibility by just being just straight up and throwing your cards on the table. It’s a key advantage. Your time is valuable too, and it's fair play to ask the prospect: "Hey, what budget has been set aside for this?"
September 5, 2018
Sales
7 min read

9 B2B Sales Closing Techniques You Can Use Today

Don’t jump to discounts right away - then it becomes a price-based purchase, not value-based. We need to revert to value-based appeal. If you lead with price, you become a price-based purchase. So any discounts should be last.
September 4, 2018
How-to
8 min read

[VIDEO] Whiteboard Wednesday: 7 Cold Voicemail Do’s and Don’ts (Jake Shaffren)

Couple your voicemail with other touches. Send an email. Do social touches. Send more voicemails. Send a handwritten note. Within the voicemail itself, reference something else that you've done. For example, "Hey Susie, I sent you over a LinkedIn connection the other day, hope to have a live conversation. This is Jake with DiscoverOrg."
August 29, 2018
How-to
5 min read

What Makes an Award-Winning Sales Organization?

If you’re going to work one of the most difficult jobs out there, you might as well do so while sharing those valuable hours of your life with a company...
August 1, 2018
Awards
5 min read

How to Time Your Sales Outreach with Opportunity Data

“Let’s be real here,” says Brandon Battey, our Manager of Sales Development. “No sales team can touch every single account in their addressable market at once. In fact, you’re usually...
July 31, 2018
Best Practices
5 min read
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