Outbound Sales

Maslow Hierarchy for Hiring

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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12 Memorable Memes for Salespeople

Sales is hard. Not hard in the standard sense - sales requires emotional fortitude to survive the daily barrage of objections and quotas. We have a soft spot for sales reps at DiscoverOrg because we sell too.

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Higher Sales Commissions

[PODCAST] How Good Data Equals Higher Sales Commissions with Brian Burns

Building relationships out of thin air is a tall order for those in sales, and it can't be done on a whim with a quick once-over of the prospect's website.

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Client Pain Point Profile

Discovery, Demo, or Disconnect?

Sales people have been giving tech demos for a long time. Are we getting any better at it?

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5 Books & Blogs That Will Make You Better at Inside Sales

Yes, best performing salespeople learn from experience and develop “grit”... But a commitment to lifelong learning is just as important

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What You Won’t Learn From Books About Sales

Sure, a book can outline strategies, but it can’t help you develop the character - or grit - necessary to get people to sign on the dotted line.

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Preventing Sales Demo No-Shows

11 Tips to Get the Meeting and Not Get Stood Up

How do you ensure that once you do snag that meeting they won’t flake at the last minute and lose momentum?

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DiscoverOrg's sales effectiveness blog

The Leads Are Weak: An Intro to Finding & Working Good Leads

With today's technology, salespeople are in a great position to grow and build their "good lead" lists with pertinent, actionable intel.

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Storytelling for Sales | DIscoverOrg

Why is Storytelling Important in Sales?

If you want to keep the sales cycle moving forward, you must earn that motivation, and storytelling is a powerful vehicle for doing so.

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Always Be Connecting: 5 Personalities to Prospect

Sales, at its core, is simply making connections and relating to other human beings who have a problem - one that they hope you can solve.

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