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5 Strategies to Drive Sales Productivity

5 Strategies to Drive Sales Productivity

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan September 3, 2019

Almost every company struggles with sales productivity, and this problem is only exacerbated by the rising pressure to meet or exceed increasing revenue targets. Organizations are growing their sales teams and chasing more aggressive sales goals, but they aren’t scaling their processes, best practices, and sales tools at the same rate. As a result, productivity…

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Have You Adapted to the Modern Sales Cycle?

Have You Adapted to the Modern Sales Cycle?

Alyssa Drury
Written by Alyssa Drury July 1, 2019

It’s no secret that the sales cycle has changed a lot over the past few decades. Some may even say that sales reps that are new to the game have a bit of an advantage when it comes to learning and onboarding; they are typically tech-savvy, have fresh and mold-able minds that aren’t bogged down…

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5 Keys to Win Bigger Deals

5 Keys to Win Bigger Deals

Steve Underwood
Written by Steve Underwood October 3, 2018

Many of us grew up in a time when sales was considered a numbers game. Make more dials, get more sales, right? Fortunately – or unfortunately, depending on your viewpoint – that is just not true anymore. In the search for increased sales, profitability, and market differentiation, vendors are scrambling to become solution-oriented. This results…

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The Path to Sales Effectiveness

John Rivers
Written by John Rivers September 5, 2018

Closing a deal is often as difficult as slaying the Minotaur—you know, the monster of Greek myth who’s half-man, half-bull and lives in a giant maze.  Never met him personally but I’ve heard stories.  People love to gossip. As a seller, you find yourself trapped inside a labyrinth of a sales cycle and at the…

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Content Analytics

The 2 Necessary Sales Content Analytics

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis December 26, 2017

Sales needs content to do their jobs. Long gone are the days of door-to-door selling. That might have been a good way to hawk some vacuums or encyclopedia sets, but it’s not too effective for global salesforces nowadays. Instead of hitting the streets of Mayberry, sellers now have to provide their buyers with effective content…

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6 Scary Facts About Inefficient Sales Teams

6 Scary Facts About Inefficient Sales Teams

Shauna Leighton
Written by Shauna Leighton October 31, 2017

It wouldn’t be Halloween without a little scare or trickery—but I can assure you that an inefficient Sales team is no treat for your organization. When Sales teams aren’t performing optimally, the entire organization can feel it. Not only from a monetary perspective, but from a brand integrity and customer experience perspective as well. Here…

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12 Must-Have KPIs of Sales Enablement

12 Must-Have KPIs of Sales Enablement

Chris Monaco
Written by Chris Monaco January 5, 2017

One of the main purposes of any sales enablement strategy is to help your sales and marketing teams become more efficient and effective in their performance. To assist in the operational integration of said functions, Seismic previously published The 12 Must-Have KPIs of Sales Enablement. This guide details and measures the 12 key performance indicators…

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How The Forrester Wave™: Sales Enablement Automation Systems, Q4 2016 Benefits Sales Leaders

How The Forrester Wave™: Sales Enablement Automation Systems, Q4 2016 Benefits Sales Leaders

Alyssa Drury
Written by Alyssa Drury December 14, 2016

The Forrester Wave™: Sales Enablement Automation Systems, Q4 2016, Forrester’s first assessment and evaluation of the sales enablement automation (SEA) space, was released last week. The report aims to help sales enablement practitioners navigate their daily challenges and strategic goals to choose the right vendor to empower their teams. But sales enablement vendors don’t just…

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