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Salespeople are under a lot of pressure to win new business, so I’ve come up with some ideas to help you and your sales team meet your goals. The good news is your prospects are “hiding out” in some very public places. When you are looking for a way in, look for a project or challenge the prospect is facing that matches what you sell! Here are 3 ways to get the inside scoop and find new prospects Read More
I have been running through a lot of questions in my mind lately… but there is one question that keeps popping up, “Has sales become a role where only the elite survive?”

Chad Levitt from the New Sales Economy blog recently invited me for an interview on his site. He asked me some great questions and I decided to lay it all out there and share my perspective of what front line sales people ar Read More
I don’t think Sales 2.0 is about sales at all. Think about how people on the web give everything away for FREE. That’s not selling! Sales 2.0 is all about marketing, branding, credibility, and positioning for the future.

So what does the future of sales look like? Let’s start by painting a picture of what’s happening with sales people today… Read More
I consider myself a hardcore hunter. I love prospecting and cold calling… but I don’t care how much of a hunter you are… every sales person has a breaking point.

If you are a small business owner and your sales reps have to make 100, 200, even 300 phone calls just to get an appointment… then of course they are going to hate the process.

The key to success comes from... Read More

Voice Mails, Gatekeepers, and Unresponsive Prospects

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From http://salesblogcast.com 3880 days ago
Made Hot by: WayneLiew on February 13, 2010 4:01 pm
I recently had a reader send me some great questions regarding my strategies for leaving effective voice mails, dealing with unresponsive prospects, and working with gatekeepers. I wasn’t sure if any of our other readers were dealing with these challenges (SMILE)… but I decided to “chance it” and share the Q&A with you! Read More

Managers That Brag About Their Own Greatness…

Managers That Brag About Their Own Greatness… - http://mindshare.salesblogcast.com Avatar Posted by SalesBlogcast under Self-Development
From http://mindshare.salesblogcast.com 3881 days ago
Made Hot by: keenan on February 15, 2010 6:03 pm
The reason that self-promotion works and self-adulation doesn’t is because self-promotion is the art of spreading ideas, concepts, and a greater vision. Self-adulation is just the promotion of accomplishments, deeds that have already been done...

As I read through this recent article on CopyBlogger, it makes me think of Top Performers Turned Managers. These managers quickly learn... Read More

3 Quick Tips from the Super Bowl Champions

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From http://salesblogcast.com 3882 days ago
Made Hot by: lyceum on February 10, 2010 11:45 am
I pay special attention to the way people think and behave. It gives me a “real life” perspective and an insight on new ways to keep getting better. In observing the Saints on their road to a championship, there are 3 quick tips that I will always remember about this team... Read More
How do you follow-up with your prospects after your first conversation or after your first appointment? Sometimes we get so tired of chasing people down that we lose focus and take the lazy approach of “calling to touch base,” or “calling to check-in,” both of which bring little value.

Here are 8 follow-up strategies you can use to bring constant value and keep your prospect moving forward th Read More

Does Feedback in Your Organization Flow Both Ways?

Does Feedback in Your Organization Flow Both Ways? - http://salesblogcast.com Avatar Posted by SalesBlogcast under Management
From http://salesblogcast.com 3890 days ago
Made Hot by: ShawnHessinger on February 4, 2010 5:37 pm
Feedback is vital for learning and improving, as much in business as in life.

As one very successful business author once said, “The major difference between the most successful and least successful executives is their level of self-awareness. Successful executives are critical of their own performance. Unsuccessful executives are critical of the performance of others.”

Many managers are Read More
Sales projections are among the most common challenges for sales people and their managers. Why? What causes these forecasts to be so far off the mark?

Here is a list of 3 steps I take to ensure my projections are accurate… Read More
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