How to Struggle Less, While Making More Sales

Jeffrey Gitomer tells a great story about how he once bet a client his entire training fee on whether there were more than eight objections their sales team got on a regular basis. The client, sure their sales cycle was more complicated and therefore required more advanced closing techniques, considered the bet: If the sales […]

Inbound Leads: Slam Dunks or Looky-loos?

What is a sales person’s dream? An inbound lead. Someone has found your company, responded online or sent an email, and wants to know more about how you can help them. A slam dunk deal, right? Not so fast… If you’ve been fielding inbound leads for a while, then you’ve probably noticed something: Not all […]

Simple Habit to Improve Sales Today

Someone once said, “First we form habits, and then they form us.” And in sales, this is especially true. Here’s a quick example from a new client I’m working with now: At the end of speaking with current accounts, the habit of the sales team is to ask: “If you need anything, please give me […]

Metrics—Which One is Most Important?

Feeling a little overwhelmed by all the new sales tracking technology that seems to come out every month (almost every week)? If you’re like most companies, then you’ve probably got enough technology in place to measure just about everything: talk time, conversion rates, number of demos being given, lead flow and lead placement in the […]

Close More Sales with this Training Program

The dog days of summer are quickly approaching… Why not use them to upgrade your team’s selling skills so they can hit the third and fourth quarter hard? Check out our best inside sales training available on the Internet: On-Demand Training! Here’s an example of a training tip that you’ll learn, and that I used, […]