Sales Success

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A Winning Game Plan for Writing Cold Prospecting Emails That Sell

My love of all things sports (professional & collegiate) and outdoors comes in handy – even when it’s not in season. As DiscoverOrg’s Manager of Strategic Accounts, I’m always looking for ways to use personal touchpoints to engage prospects. It works. I consistently get a response rate of 60% – and an engagement rate of

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The Sales Kickoff Blueprint: Learning, Culture, Celebration

Somewhere between the stuffy boardroom of a local Best Western and a weekend of company-sanctioned debauchery in the woods ... is the perfect Sales Kickoff (SKO). Our objectives always fall into three buckets: 1) Loyalty, morale, bond; 2.) improve product knowledge; 3.) improve soft sales skills.

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2017’s Top Sales & Marketing Superstars – and Their Secret to Success

More pipeline, bigger deals, massive wins … DiscoverOrg customers are total superstars! Our mission is simple: to accelerate the pipeline and revenue growth of sales and marketing teams every day they come to work. Nothing makes us more proud than to put the spotlight on successful rockstars that are crushing it because of hard work,

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Artificial Intelligence for B2B Sales & Marketing: Reality vs. Hype in 2018

If it seems like we haven’t realized all the tantalizing, fantastic possibilities we imagine artificial intelligence (AI) to bring, that may be because expectations are high - perhaps unrealistically so. I believe that AI will change the way we do business in the future; however, companies should temper zealous expectations with the following reality check before considering AI investments.

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You’re the New VP of Sales … Now What?

A great VP of Sales views his role as the mechanic that ensures that each piece of the engine is working properly and in harmony

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customer retention and success

Matt, Kyle, and the Less-Traveled Road to Customer Retention

Meet Matt Shephard and Kyle Ziegler, whose unique approach to customer retention and service has become a revenue-generating machine.

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An Agile Process for Sales Development

Software development might not be the first place sales professionals look to improve their win rate, but it wouldn’t be the first time that blending expertise has produced positive results. (Where would we be without sporks?) Like software developers, salespeople face a high rate of failure. For every win there are many more losses. A

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The Scariest Thing is What You Don’t See: Your Garbage Sales & Marketing Data is Killing You

"One vendor who uses a 600-person team in India, listed a CEO’s wife as the company’s ‘Head of IT,’ even though she had not worked for the company for more than 30 years. Other contacts they identified as corporate CIOs were, instead, dentists, actors, and aircraft maintenance technicians."

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A Women in Sales Month Success Story: “Sales is the Great Equalizer”

It’s not because I am a woman. It’s because I work hard. Your gender doesn’t matter. Your age, and what your degree was in don’t matter. All that matters is: Are you good at your job? Do you like sales?

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love lessons for sales development

5 Mistakes Online Dating Can Teach Sales Prospecting

Prospecting is a lot like online dating, the mistakes online daters make provide great illustrations to help get more leads.

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