Category Archives for Sales

Sales Process

Focus on Process not Pricing

What does the sales process have to do with pricing? My friend and pricing specialist, Mark Stiving and I recently discussed how the sales process can impact pricing on his podcast, Impact Pricing. (Don’t

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LinkedIn Evangelist

CEOs and Sales Leaders: Be Your Company’s LinkedIn Evangelist

Chief Lead Generator As the CEO you probably don’t think it is your responsibility to generate leads. But imagine if your actions drove traffic to your website or caused someone to email or pick up

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Selling Activities

Are You in the Dark When it Comes to Selling Activities?

It’s very easy for salespeople to waste time on activities that either redundant or that someone else should be doing. It’s also easy for CEOs and sales leaders to be unaware of how salespeople are

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Talk to the People You Know

This is Why You Should Talk to The People You Know

Talk to the People You Know What are your salespeople doing all day? Is it productive? Are they getting results?  Do they dial the phone 100 times and reach one person?  Do they send hundreds of emails

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The Secret Way CEOs Can Help Salespeople Avoid a Sales Slump

Around this time of year, many sales teams experience a summertime slump. Customers and colleagues go on vacation for a week or two. Kids are at home and parents are focused on them. We are still experiencing a

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Stop Talking about Products and Start Talking about Problems

Stop Talking about Products and Start Talking about Problems

At many companies, salespeople and marketers focus on products when talking to customers – not business problems.   The challenge is to get your sales and marketing team to focus on your customer’s business

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Triage Your Sales Pipeline

The Best Way to Triage Your Sales Pipeline

Right now, it can be tough for salespeople to know what’s really going on with customers and prospects. And there’s a good chance no one else in your company knows, either. Any CEO who wants to keep

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Sales Growth Strategies for CEOs

Sales Growth Strategies for CEOs Right Now

The CEOs we work with are focused on making necessary changes to grow sales right now. Are you?  As a founder and leader, when was the last time you thought about sales strategy? Sales is your revenue

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Increase Sales

Basic and Effective Things You Can Do to Increase Sales

Need more sales? Let’s examine how well your team is practicing basic, effective selling skills.   You might assume salespeople are already practicing these skills, but in uncertain times, salespeople

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Sales Strong

How to Keep Sales Strong in Tough Times

In the past few months, the world feels like it’s been turned upside down. And while it’s true there’s no real historic precedent for teams being suddenly told to work from home, this also isn’t

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