Sales Management

Sales Management is unlike management of other professions.  Sales people are inherently resistant to structure and oversight and in the end, sales people are not in control of the results.  Customers are.  Sales management requires applying the science of modern management principals to a traditionally “artistic” profession.  Most sales managers struggle to define sales processes that can be measure for the purpose of managing sales people based on performance metrics other than sales results.  When sales managers measure sales behavior, they can see likely results coming, before its too late.

4 Steps To Market Domination-Achieve Sales Success

Is your team onboard? Do you know what to ask customers? Do you have key processes written down, step by step? Are you staying in touch with all of your past leads, past customers and current clients? Do you feel snowed under with so many other daily tasks that you’ve run out of inspiration for … Continue reading

The Secret To Meeting Your 2019 Sales Goals

Good job! You’ve made it through the first leg of January. You’ve been given sales goals and you are doing all that you can to reach them. You may be starting to feel as if you won’t reach them or you are starting to get behind. You may even find yourself in a slump where … Continue reading

Sharpen Your Sales Force by Using SMART Goals

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Successful salespeople rarely credit their organizational skills for their accomplishments but instead consider their art of persuasion to be their strongest asset. Yet those same people readily acknowledge that being organized, motivated, and able to multitask will do wonders to boost their closing rates and overall success. Many sales managers have found the SMART goals … Continue reading

How Good Is Your Sales Team? 5 Metrics You Should Be Tracking

Sales Team Metrics – So, how good is your sales team?  If your answer is fuzzy (as in, “they’re pretty good,” or “I’m sure they know what they’re doing”), you could be wasting a lot of salary on salespeople who lack either the proper training or adequate motivation to do their jobs right—and that could … Continue reading

Use Blog Content to Charge Your Sales Process

Blog content in your sales process

Blog Content Blog Content – Sometimes salespeople are confused to spend their times working on blogging rather than cold calling leads or emailing old accounts. In fact, blogging could be the key to rekindling those relationships by using new, interesting content. Additionally, blogs are a source of incoming traffic that could generate the next sale … Continue reading

4 Excuses Salespeople Give For Not Using a CRM

CRM Excuses

Salespeople CRM Excuses – Salespeople can be finicky, but you don’t want them any other way. After all, they are the divas of your company, setting their own schedules and driven by results instead of sitting at their desk waiting for the whistle at the end of the shift. That being said, you still want … Continue reading

3 Ways To Ramp Up Sales

ramp up sales

The reason you’re in business is to make money and get your product or service in front of more people. The only way for you to achieve that is by ramping up sales. There are a few easy and affordable ways for you to ramp up sales using simple sales and marketing automation. Lead Generation … Continue reading

5 Benefits Of Sales Process Automation

Sales Process Automation

Sales process automation has the opportunity to revolutionize the way that you work with leads. You don’t want to lose leads because of being too busy. When you implement the right software, you can support the sales process by automating a number of tasks. Manage More Leads with Less Effort More leads will provide you … Continue reading

Sales Process Automation Success

sales process automation success

Many have heard the age-old saying, “it’s a poor craftsman that blames his tools.” While it is important to have the right tools to have sales process automation success, it is easy to dismiss a CRM and automation solution because it doesn’t show results immediately. Often, this lack of results is due to a misunderstanding of the … Continue reading

Sales Emails: Stop Expecting Your Salespeople to be Copywriters

Sales Email or marketing

Sales Email: Are your salespeople copywriters? Chances are, they’re not. Although sales jobs require a fair amount of copywriting, most sales reps are hired for their ability to persuade people verbally. Yet times have changed. With online marketplaces booming, digital marketing and sales have become the norm. And while Internet shopping is more convenient for … Continue reading

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