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5 Tips to Building Rapport on a Cold Call

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On the average cold call, you may have fewer than 30 seconds to give prospects a compelling enough reason to continue engaging with you. How can you even begin to forge a relationship in such a short period of time?

How to build a culture that attracts top performers with Justin Welsh

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Building a sales culture that attracts and retains top performers takes more than just amenities, fun and games. Culture is actually the behavior your team exudes when going to work every day.

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Selling Through Crisis: 4 Ways Your Cancelled Events Can Still Generate You B2B Leads and Sales

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With the arrival of the COVID-19 crisis and trade shows and conferences being cancelled left and right, many B2B businesses are now left scrambling to figure out how to survive without their best weapon.

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How To Upscale Your Home Business With Little Investment

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The future looks uncertain, and many businesses are battening down the hatches in anticipation of a rocky few months.But for many, this disruption is temporary. Things will return at least to a new normal in which you can still thrive.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Managing up as an individual contributor on a remote team

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Remote work takes an increased commitment to open communication, support, and accountability for all involved. How can we empower teams to navigate a remote work environment? The post Managing up as an individual contributor on a remote team appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

The World of Sales Development is Changing

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n the not so distant past, many organizations, including Predictable Revenue, had very little difficulty generating sales meetings by sending routine, cold prospecting emails. But things are rapidly changing. The post The World of Sales Development is Changing appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

How Dooly executes a product-led sales framework with CEO Kris Hartvigsen

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The importance of evolution in sales – How to execute a product-led sales framework, and how Dooly became a product-led organization. The post How Dooly executes a product-led sales framework with CEO Kris Hartvigsen appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

The Personal Touch: How to Enhance Your Relatability in Sales Pitches

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Anyone will tell you that grabbing buyer attention is key. But successful sales reps will likely tell you that keeping buyer attention is even more essential. But how do you maintain relatability in a high-tech world that feels increasingly impersonal?

How COVID-19 Impacts Your Sales Team

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COVID-19 established a new reality, forcing businesses to close their doors or adapt to new working conditions. Such drastic changes also had a negative impact on numerous workers who couldn’t handle working from home or felt pressured.

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The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Return to the workplace strategy: How to still hit your 2020 sales plans

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It’s uncertain how long it will really take to get back into the workplace at this stage, the truth is that we have another disruption to face on the horizon. Sales leaders will need to ask themselves how they’re going to approach the return to the office in a way that’s safe and efficient.

How to focus on building an effective revenue enablement function with Maggie Callahan

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Deep dive in how to set up a revenue enablement function – and how to prioritize and execute on revenue enablement’s many important tasks. The post How to focus on building an effective revenue enablement function with Maggie Callahan appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

How to turn 100 LinkedIn profiles into 10 meetings with Tom Abbott

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To achieve exponential growth, a consistent source of predictable opportunities is needed. That source is outbound sales. Tom talks about how he sources and closes leads on every salesperson’s favorite social media site, LinkedIn.

The ins and outs of sales recruiting with Jamie Scarborough of The Sales Talent Agency

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How do recruiters – key pieces to building a sales team – source talent for their clients and themselves? Jamie Scarborough from The Sales Talent Agency walks us through the ins and outs of sales recruiting.

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How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Unpacking the “Why” Behind Who You Should Hire Next with Amy Volas

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Amy discusses the context of why you should hire someone, how easy it is finding a potential hire’s digital footprint, and asking the right questions; why, how and what am I hiring for. The post Unpacking the “Why” Behind Who You Should Hire Next with Amy Volas appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Effective tips for people in non-traditional sales roles with Chris Spurvey

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Sales is a great career – full of countless professional opportunities, financial incentives, and potential leadership avenues – but, most sales professionals wind up in the job after having trained in something else. Chris Spurvey talks about making the job work for non-traditional sales roles.

The true cost of an SDR team

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Getting started with outbound sales is an exciting time for a company, but over the past 10 years, we’ve noticed that companies beginning their outbound journey tend to all stumble in the same key areas: they don’t validate their target market, they try to manage outbound off the side of their desks, and they don’t budget for success.

You’re going to be okay

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An amazingly vulnerable, inspiring, transparent, and courageous note from Predictable Revenue's Co-Founder, Aaron Ross. The post You’re going to be okay appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

A Tough New Skill We All Need Now: Onboarding SDRs and AEs Virtually

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Every day brings news and change around Covid-19 and its impact on the economy, our customers, and the business climate. We’re working to adapt to new circumstances almost daily, and looking to help our customers do the same.

Updating the Hunter-Farmer Sales Model for Today’s Nuanced Sales Landscape

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The hunter-farmer sales model has long been an accepted way of looking at the different roles that exist, primarily, in the Account Executive world. Sean O’Shaughnessey talks about how it has expanded to fit today's nuanced landscape.

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How to avoid building a big sales infrastructure and still grow your company

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Part of growing a company is growing a sales team. But, what about those organizations that never plan to build and grow a robust sales infrastructure? How do those companies grow their bottom line?

Building and evolving a successful sales team with Oliver Williamson

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Collin and Oliver discuss the use of software, robotics and automation to offer impeccable quality, affordable pricing and lightning speed. The post Building and evolving a successful sales team with Oliver Williamson appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build It or Buy It. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Are you setting your SDRs up for failure?

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Starting out in sales as an SDR can be extremely exciting and rewarding, but also soul crushing when things don’t click.

How to Adjust Outbound Sales to This Challenging Professional Climate with Jason Bay

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How does one marry that reality – that companies are still trying to sell and grow – with the fact that society has been effectively turned upside down and prospects may not be as interested in buying?

Turn your critical internal sales knowledge into an effective training program with Christi Wall

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We’ve known this about salespeople for a long time: they are on the frontlines of interactions with customers and, therefore, have a depth of knowledge of why people buy… and why they don’t. Unfortunately, that resource is often an untapped.

Sales and COVID-19: How CSOs and Sales Teams Can Rise to the Challenge

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Businesses around the world are experiencing huge challenges because of COVID-19. This is a particularly trying time for CSOs. So, what do you do? Throw in the towel and wait out the storm? Of course not. These are challenges just like any others you’d face in business.

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Growing your Startup? Find the Right Startup Financing for Your Capital Needs

Entrepreneurs are facing unprecedented circumstances right now. The capital choices you make will have a lasting impact on the trajectory of your company. Knowing the right questions to ask and how to compare your options is vital to making the best decisions. Download the Startup Finance Playbook to learn more.

Are You Sure You’re Ready For This?

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Excerpt: From Impossible To Inevitable – Part V – Chapter 18 by Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin. The post Are You Sure You’re Ready For This? appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Everyone Has a Year of Hell

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Excerpt: From Impossible To Inevitable – Part V – Chapter 18 by Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin. The post Everyone Has a Year of Hell appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

The Anxiety Economy And Entrepreneur Depression

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Excerpt: From Impossible To Inevitable – Part V – Chapter 18 by Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin. The post The Anxiety Economy And Entrepreneur Depression appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

The rise of the anti-metrics sales leader with Joshua Desha

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Metrics have become a pillar of modern sales. From interviews, to meetings, to ones day-to-day executional tasks – metrics, in one way or another, have become a part of them all.

The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

This book walks through multiple aspects of retention, including why it’s so important, how to best measure it, and how to set goals for the different stages of retention. It also provides strategies for improving retention across the customer journey.

Behind the scenes of Outbound Labs with Predictable Revenue’s Lavinia Hicks

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The evolution of Predictable Revenue's latest project: Outbound Labs. The experimental methodology and pointers to implement a similar program in other organizations. The post Behind the scenes of Outbound Labs with Predictable Revenue’s Lavinia Hicks appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

The End of the SDR?

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Sure.rapidly improving prospecting tools and AI will change the SDR landscape, but are the predictions of the end of the SDR role correct? The post The End of the SDR? appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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How to sell if you work in a unique niche

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Just because what you are selling is unique, it doesn’t mean that it must be hard to find people who would buy it and convince them to do so. Indeed, the biggest drawback of being in a unique niche is figuring out where you stand in the product landscape and how competitive the market is.

When a Straight Line Isn’t The Shortest Path To Success

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Excerpt: From Impossible To Inevitable – Part V – Chapter 19 by Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin. The post When a Straight Line Isn’t The Shortest Path To Success appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.