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  • Only 53% of sales reps hit quota and most sales leaders don’t know what to do about that. At the end of the year there is a conversation between a manager and a rep and that conversation is summed up usually as “do better.” That doesn’t work and sales leaders know it but what can […] The post Why Your Reps Are Not Hitting Quota and How They Can w/Ron Hollis @InsideSales.com appeared first on The S...

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  • Results of the contest for sales development leaders hosted by InsideSales.com and Sales Hacker have been announced Wednesday. The top 10 sales development leaders were chosen by popular vote. The list includes renowned sales experts such as Ben Sardells, John Barrows, Scott Leese and Grant Cardone. InsideSales.com Sales Development Summit The Sales Development Summit is […] The post Top 10 Sales ...

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  • I was fortunate to be a guest on the Andy Paul Accelerate podcast last week, and we had a very interesting chat about sales cadence. More specifically, we discussed the InsideSales.com Labs research, the Response Audit report, that showed how 8,000 companies do lead response management, and the results were crystal clear. Most companies don’t […] The post 5 Keys to a Good Sales Cadence appeared fi...

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  • InsideSales.com was chosen among the top 100 Artificial Intelligence (AI) startups by market research firm CBInsights. The company was mentioned in the Marketing, Sales and CRM category of software. InsideSales is on the list along with industry leaders such as Conversica, Gong, Amplero and Afiniti. About the AI 100 List The CBInsights list of AI […] The post InsideSales.com, In Top 100 Artificial...

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  • Ahead of the Sales Development Summit hosted by InsideSales.com and Sales Hacker, we put to the vote who are the most popular leaders in sales development. The votes are in, and we now have a list of the most influential sales development thought leaders of 2017. Most of the names on our list have years of […] The post Sales Development Thought Leaders Of 2017 – 25 Names You Need to Know appeared ...

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  • Sales Development is the biggest trend in the last decade, and the numbers show it. 25% of inside sales professionals are sales development representatives making up nearly 700,000 in the US. Sales Development is the most misunderstood roles in sales, but that’s about to change.  The Sales Development Summit The Sales Development Summit hosted by […] The post The Largest Sales Development Summit, ...

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  • There are 5.7 million sales professionals in North America – perhaps millions more, in the world. And yet, only a few can claim to reach stellar performance or results. What makes a Zig Ziglar, Grant Cardone, David Ogilvy or Dale Carnegie? What separates the good from the truly great? We made a list of the […] The post 5 Sales Skills Of The Best Performers appeared first on The Sales Insider.

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  • Sales organizations are increasingly structured by sales role specialization, including sales development specialists to contact and qualify leads, setting appointments for account executives. Sales development reps have a pivotal role in generating qualified pipeline, thus there is increasing demand for sales development training. We asked sales leaders what they feel are some proven steps for […...

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  • Sales Development is one of the most misunderstood but also one of the fastest growing roles in sales. To better understand this emerging role, InsideSales.com commissioned the largest study ever on Sales Development with over 1000 companies participating. The study revealed how the world's best companies build and execute top sales development teams. Please see the study here. Join us for the vi...

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  • Sales development is a tough role but it’s an important role and one of the most innovative roles to emerge from sales in the last decade. The problem is, the research has been weak and so has the best practices. That ends today. InsideSales.com in partnership with a half-dozen companies have produced the largest study […] The post How 1000+ Companies Build and Execute Successful Sales Development...

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  • Last week, InsideSales.com, in partnership with American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP),Top Sales World, and the Association of Professional Sales (APS) released the results of a survey of 1,151 companies in 28 countries. The State of Sales report analyzed three different elements of a sales team-structure, systems and people. Across the board, there were […] The post 3 Keys to...

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  • Business development is not an easy job, and managing and motivating prospecting teams is just as taxing. A sales development rep places around 36 calls per day, sends around 37 emails and about 15 voicemails. They deal with rejection day in and day out, and need to permanently think out of the box to be […] The post 10 Secrets of Successful Business Development Leaders appeared first on The Sales...

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  • Believe it or not, this is a real debate going on, and I don’t think the author meant for it to go this far. JaccoVan der Kooij wrote a detailed article called, The SaaS Metrics Blueprint: How to Define, Measure and Display What Actually Matters. I think Jacco knows what he’s talking about, but he’s […] The post Should You or Should You Not Respond to Inbound Leads Immediately? appeared first on T...

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  • The Sales development role is one of the more misunderstood sales roles. Many people debate the definition of sales development while others argue which department sales development should report into. Latest InsideSales.com research clears up some of the controversy around this all-important role in the enterprise sales world, by offering a benchmark with sales development […] The post Sales Deve...

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  • Love them or hate them, managers are an essential part of any team, and sales development leaders are no exception. This year, over 30 sales development leaders will be speaking at the InsideSales.com Sales Development Summit, and we took to the task of submitting their brands to a tough test. For one week, until the […] The post Vote Now: Sales Development Thought Leader of the Year appeared firs...

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  • Sales onboarding is still broken and many companies think they can solve the problem simply by having one rep shadow another. That’s not going to work and it doesn’t work. What good is hiring great people if you don’t do proper sales training? In this episode, Ryan Reisert, Lead Instructor at Sales Bootcamp, talks about what […] The post Sales Onboarding Strategies That Work w/Ryan Reisert @SalesB...

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  •   You can’t ever forget the customer. The customer experience should trump everything, but for some reason it doesn’t, and it’s often the reason that companies fail. Companies get focused on themselves and why and how they are winning and they lose sight of their customers. B2C has an advantage sometimes because they can map […] The post How to Optimize the B2B Customer Experience w/Chad Sanderson...

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  • This year, at the Dreamforce sales conference, we collected 15 pitches from some of the companies exhibiting and submitted them to public scrutiny. The results are in: Brightfunnels, Conga and Vydiard were the companies voted the best sales pitch at the Dreamforce conference this year. The Elevator Pitch We had a good round-up of sales […] The post These Were The Best Sales Pitches We Heard at Dre...

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  • Many people talk about Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) today, however few know how to get started using A.I. in a business environment. In the sales world, some even wonder if we really need AI to close deals. I’m here to tell you – yes, absolutely, you need it to sell. A.I .can make salespeople more efficient, […] The post Why You Really Need AI to Sell appeared first on The Sales Insider.

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  • InsideSales.com will be hosting the Sales Development Summit in December, a virtual event for sales development training and best practices. The virtual event includes over 30 expert speakers, from sales development reps and managers to sales executives with years in the industry. You can register at www.salesdevelopmentsummit.com and participate for free. We’ll be discussing latest […] The post L...

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  • We may all be guilty at times of procrastinating, giving in to distractions or otherwise being inefficient at times. However, the results of InsideSales.com’s latest research on sales time management were shocking. What struck me most was how few sales reps (only 22 percent) were using a time management philosophy to guide them in their […] The post Essential Tools and Tips for Time Management in ...

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  •  It’s never easy to find the right leader. What complicates it even more is where companies are at in their revenue journey. Different types of leaders excel at different times. Sometimes you need tactical leaders other times you need leaders who can close big deals or operationally get things in order. In this episode, […] The post How to Hire the Leader at the Right Time w/Doug Landis @Emergenc...

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  • Artificial Intelligence is a concept that seems to drop right out of Science Fiction films. Everywhere we look, we see frightening predictions that it may accidentally destroy humanity, or develop into a singularity and try to take over the world. I’m here to tell you AI is already influencing our lives, and it’s here to […] The post No More Sci-Fi Talk: 5 Things AI Can Do For Your Business Right ...

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  • We’ve spoken a bit about the millennial sales rep and how they’ve adopted Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their personal life. The main issue we are finding is that automation and AI are finding their way slowly in the professional lives of salespeople, however not many know how to make the most out of this technology. […] The post What Is Artificial Intelligence and How Can You Start Using It to ...

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  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, the foundational system for sales teams, has reached a tipping point. New research shows that sales reps spend very little time selling (36% of their time), even less in the CRM (18%) and too much time in spreadsheets managing CRM-related tasks. CRM has been around since the 1980’s, when it […] The post Is CRM Dead? – Infographic appeared first on T...

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  • I’m a millennial and I’m proud of it. If you haven’t noticed there are a lot of “me” out there. According to Nielsen, Millennials now make up ¼ of the US population with a total of 77 million and we’re starting to take over the workforce as well (35% of the workforce by 2020[1]). We’re here to stay, […] The post Millennials Are Causing a Sales Revolution appeared first on The Sales Insider.

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  • Dreamforce has come to pass, and there has been one major takeaway from this fabulous event. AI has become a buzzword in almost every industry, however it’s not 100% clear what its applications are in the real world. Sales reps are interested in what Artificial Intelligence can do for them and how it can help […] The post Dreamforce 2017: #Playmakers Are Everywhere appeared first on The Sales Insi...

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  • Mastering the elevator pitch is an absolute must for any sales professional. InsideSales.com is giving away prizes for the company with the best sales pitch at the Dreamforce sales conference. You can see 16 of the sales pitches on the conference floor and vote for your favorite pitch. The sales pitch is the two-minute presentation […] The post Playmakers Contest: Vote for The Best Sales Pitch At ...

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