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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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Overcome Cold Call Objections

3 Tips to Overcome Cold Call Objections

Cold-calling prospects gets a bad rap. Ultimately, cold calling is an invaluable skill; so, don't ignore it simply due to technological conveniences.

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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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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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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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Sales Development Cloud, An Interview with Kyle Porter of SalesLoft

Our Head’s in the (Sales Development) Cloud with SalesLoft CEO Kyle Porter

Just ahead of their Rainmaker conference, headlined by Gary Vaynerchuk, we sat down with Kyle Porter, SalesLoft’s CEO, to get his take on where the world of sales development is going.

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Sales Taco Analogy | DiscoverOrg

Why Sales Is Like a Taco

No matter where the idea originated, for several months the analogy of “sales is like a taco” has stuck in my head like a delicious kernel of elote.

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