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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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Competition vs Collaboration - What Drives High-Performing Sales?

Competition vs Collaboration – What Drives High-Performing Sales?

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan August 13, 2019

Competition is in our nature. We compete against other teams or individuals in sports, we compete with siblings for our parents’ attention, we compete with our peers for the best jobs, we compete with coworkers for a raise or promotion. Sales in particular is known for its dog-eat-dog, quota-oriented nature, which serves to basically position…

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Improving Sales Efficiency by Enabling Adaptability

Matt Cohen
Written by Matt Cohen August 23, 2018

We live in a world that is more complex and interdependent than ever before. We often see this complexity in the form of continuous market disruption, primarily caused by exponential technological innovation. No leader can individually address this complexity, so the old model of centralized command and control doesn’t cut it, but they can create organizations…

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The High Tech Industry and Sales Enablement

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis July 25, 2018

High tech: it’s so hot right now! Everything you touch nowadays has some sort of technology infused into it. Your refrigerator is smart, your watch is smart, and heck, your books are smart nowadays. High tech companies are everywhere you look and their commitment to improving traditional processes and platforms has naturally led them to…

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Top 50 Sales Productivity Tools to Increase Sales Effectiveness

Top 50 Sales Productivity Tools to Increase Sales Effectiveness

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan January 19, 2018

Sales productivity is increasingly important in an industry where sales teams need to respond quickly to the needs of both prospects and customers. Unfortunately, only 30% of a sales rep’s day is dedicated to core selling activities. We have gathered over 50 selling tools to help your sales organization increase productivity and hit sales goals with…

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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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5 Qualities of All-Star Inside Sales Reps

5 Qualities of All-Star Inside Sales Reps

Seismic
Written by Seismic November 23, 2015

Across industries, inside sales is growing. Modern inside sales is well beyond the days of dialing for dollars. For startups, taking advantage of email, telephone and video conferencing is a good way to get started quickly. For large businesses, bringing outside sales back in-house to use the latest technology can be a huge cost saver.…

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The Major Failings of Just-in-Time Sales Training

The Major Failings of Just-in-Time Sales Training

Alyssa Drury
Written by Alyssa Drury November 3, 2015

Just-in-time training is a sales effectiveness strategy that continues to gain momentum in the ongoing age of mobility. It stems from a supply chain management strategy of ordering or receiving materials only as they are needed in the production process, with the goal of saving money that would otherwise be wasted on inventory costs. When…

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