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The Tyranny of CRM is Over

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Threatens to Knock Salesforce from its Perch, but it’s What Happens Next That’s Truly Astonishing<p>It was …

The Sales Methodology Blueprint: How To Choose The Right One For Your Business

To earn customers in a B2B environment you deploy a sales methodology. The sales methodology will dictate your sales process. The sales methodology …

The Truth About the 57 Percent

For a long time, the folks that sell inbound marketing and “social selling” (which they are now struggling to differentiate from what they are …

Why AI Won't Replace (Great) Salespeople

AI and bots reduce mundane tasks and free time for relationship building, but the "human touch" is what's going to keep sales going.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, much has been made of the role that artificial intelligence will play in taking our jobs. From …

How to Determine Which Sales Problem is Worth Solving?

Your team brings sales problems to you every month, quarter, and year. Why? They want you to give them money and people to solve these problems. You …

Sales Metrics Cheat Sheet For SMB & Enterprise: How to Learn from Last Quarter with Leading & Lagging Indicators

<b>Conscious competence/incompetence</b> – A critical capability to demonstrate whether you are running an SMB or Enterprise sales organization. The first …

Top Salespeople to Follow on Quora

Quora has turned into an incredible tool over the last few years. When you can get a question about Sir Richard Branson answered by Sir Richard …

Three Lessons for Salespeople Who Don’t Want to Be Replaced By AI

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The New B2B Sales Imperative

Most B2B sellers think their customers are in the driver’s seat—empowered, armed to the teeth with information, and so clear about their needs that they don’t bother to engage with suppliers until late in the process, when their purchase decision is all but complete.<p>Customers don’t see it that way. …

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Six Steps To Social Selling Readiness—Where Do You Fall?

No matter how effective an organization is at traditional selling principles, it will start its digital transformation from simple beginnings. For …

The Sad State of Sales Training | Business LockerRoom

<b>by Kelly Riggs</b><p>Let’s look behind the curtain for a minute.<p>Just between us…the vast majority of sales training is incredibly ineffective. Not because …

Can Sales and Marketing Evolve? A Psychological Perspective by John Golden

<i>Are sales and marketing equipped to evolve and change? Let’s take a look at this through the lens of psychology.</i><p>In a very interesting 2003 Journal of …

The Top 13 Tools for Inside Sales

Inside sales, or remote sales, are the driving force of many of today’s largest companies, like Salesforce, as new technologies make interactions …

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The Three Main Elements of Building a Repeatable Sales Process

Prospect. Qualify. Sell. Repeat.The key to building any process is to break it down into its constituent parts. Each of these parts should be broken …

How to Evolve from Demand Gen to Revenue Gen #B2BMX

I just returned from the B2B/C2C Conference in Arizona. It was actually several conferences in one with the Sales Impact Summit as a separate track …

The One Salesperson Who Will Never Be Replaced By AI

If you believe that this is truly the age of the customer, as Forrester says it is, then customers are firmly in the seat of control. Customers are …

5 Exciting Sales Enablement Things You Will See in 2017

Sales Manager Analytics.<p>All the major sales enablement product sets possess analytics as a core part of the platform, many also offer insight for …

Ten 2017 Sales Kick-off Meeting Ideas

<b>Ten 2017 Sales Kick-off Meeting Ideas</b><p>While working with a client last week it became obvious that we are moving into the time to finalize 2017 …

Compensation

3 Things I Learned at CEB Sales and Marketing Summit

The CEB summit was well-run with opportunities to learn more about the Challenger model and many sales, marketing and learning topics, such as:

Slow Buying Decisions: Are You Part of the Problem or the Solution? - Andy Paul | Strategies to Power Growth

<b>When a sales opportunity slows down, whose job is it to get it moving?</b><p>I attended a sales conference once where it was suggested that just as …

Is Sales Coaching Dead?

I recently read a post, <b>“Is Sales Coaching Dead?”</b> It was written by a team I respect, and was based on extensive research. The results are …

Managing Sales Pipeline with Jason Jordan

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What do global economic, political, demographic, and technology trends tell us about the world two, five, even 10 years from now? Join Rich …

10 Best Sales Podcasts Every Salesperson Must Listen To

275 Shares<p><b>Sales</b> is all about putting your 200% week in, week out. It is often that a salesperson lacks the interest and zeal to work with a grueling …

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Top 80 Sales Enablement Tools for Marketing & Sales Success in 2018

Accent Technologies<p>Headquartered in Melbourne, FL <br>accent-technologies.com<p>Accent Technologies is a SaaS company focused on helping organizations …