Pitch Perfect: Selling into Human Resources (HR)
A candid interview with Jill Konrath and L. David Kingsley, Chief People Officer at Vlocity (via Salesforce and Mulesoft) Workplace services. Compensation. Recruitment. New employee orientation. Human Resources owns a...
Whiteboard Wednesday: 3 Ways to Scale Your Inbound Sales Team (Chaz Knauft)
Welcome to another Whiteboard Wednesday! I’m Chaz Knauft, Manager of Sales Development at DiscoverOrg, and I’m going to walk you through how to scale your inbound sales development team –...
Whiteboard Wednesday: 5 Steps to Overcome Sales Objections (Steve Bryerton)
Remember that last sale that you made where you ran into an objection? It’s tough, right? Of course it is. We all know that selling doesn’t really start until we...
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!
[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?"
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.
[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."
Social Selling is Just ... Selling: A Contemporary Guide
The average American will spend up to 50 minutes browsing through social media today. This means the average user spends approximately 6 hours a week, or 303 hours a year,...
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...