Complimentary Webinar: Using Video Rocks Your Sales… but Only If You Have It!

Ready to rock sales in your business? Well, it's time to start using video! Businesses that start using online video content marketing in their daily sales and marketing process stand to gain significant tangible benefits across their entire lead generation and sales cycle. Benefits range from ranking higher on search engines, higher conversion rate of [...]

By | 2017-10-02T11:24:50+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

3 Ideas to Improve Your Sales Management Process

Your sales management process can easily become stale. It’s not something you probably think about often. But when you look at it, it’s rare that a sales management process doesn’t have room for improvement. Here are 3 ideas to improve your sales management process. 1. Separate the idea of management from the title of manager. [...]

By | 2017-09-18T13:17:18+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Sales Leaders|0 Comments

Solving Problems with the Problem/Opportunity Matrix

Are you a master at solving problems? Do you view problems as a roadblock, or as an opportunity? We’ve been writing and talking quite a bit about solving problems lately. Why? Well we believe that being a problem solver is critical to being successful in sales. Because everyone has problems. Everyone! So, if you’re a [...]

By | 2017-09-25T10:46:24+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Is Your Business Development Process Clearly Defined?

Having a business development process seems like a pretty obvious thing for any company to have. However, simply having a process in place is only part of the equation. For optimal results, your business development process needs to be clearly defined to everyone involved in following and supporting it. Now before I go any further, [...]

By | 2017-09-20T14:54:19+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

Business Development Won’t Work Without Workability

I want to talk about working with people in a business development context. I find that most of business development training is focused on improving techniques, or what I call the “doing part.” Let’s step back and address a philosophy that comes before the doing part. I’m talking about something we call “workability.” Business Development [...]

By | 2017-09-20T11:52:11+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Active Listening for Sales: Being a Good Listener Will Set You Apart

If you want to sell anything to anyone, it truly starts by being an excellent listener. Some call this active listening. Others, like Stephen Covey, author of The 7 Habits of High Effective People, refer to this type of listening as empathic listening. Active Listening for Sales Active listening is a form of listening that [...]

By | 2017-09-14T12:54:48+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments

Sales Communication Evaluation – Score Your Team

Sales communication is a vital skill for salespeople. If you boil down the key elements of selling, almost all of them are related to communication. If you are wondering how your team stacks up, use this tool to score your team’s sales communication skills. Rate each element on a 5-point scale, where 1 represents little [...]

By | 2017-11-02T11:07:23+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

How to Increase Sales in Just ONE Step

Are you a CEO, Sales Manager, or salesperson wondering how to increase sales in your organization? Well of course you are! You clicked on the title of this article! So, let’s cut to the chase. I’m sure you’re thinking, “come on, Rebecca, get real. If there was a ‘secret’ selling trick, I would’ve heard about [...]

By | 2017-09-12T14:12:53+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Sales Leaders, Sales Success|0 Comments

Sales and Customer Service: Two Parts of One Machine

I’ll start with this: sales and customer service eventually comes full-circle. One leads to the other and vice-versa. Without making sales, you won’t have customers, nor will you have the need for customer service. Similarly, without customer service, you won’t have sales. Well, let’s take a step back. You would have sales, but they would [...]

By | 2017-09-11T16:39:55+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Sales Success|2 Comments

When You Create Customer Relationships You Close Deals

To put it simply: customer relationships make it easier to sell. I’m going to give two scenarios. Imagine you’re selling any product or service to someone you’ve never met before. They don’t know anything about your product, and more importantly they don’t know anything about you. To them, you’re just another salesperson trying to sell [...]

By | 2017-09-25T16:41:43+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Sales Success|0 Comments