5 Things You Should Be Doing to Increase Your Sales Productivity

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5 key pieces of advice by Jay Mount (CEO of basix.ai) to help team leaders increase their sales productivity, without reducing morale. The post 5 Things You Should Be Doing To Increase Your Sales Productivity appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Sales & Marketing Strategies

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More on the SaaS Sales Playbook for Product-Led Growth

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The SaaS sales playbook applied best to a product-led growth when it is adapted to be sales-assisted versus sales led

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Inbound Vs. Outbound Sales Development

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Learn to identify the fundamental differences and merits of inbound and outbound sales development to implement them in your strategy effectively. The post Inbound Vs. Outbound Sales Development appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

What is Sales Forecasting? Why it Matters + 11 Tools to Consider

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After spending many quarters creating sales forecasts, you should have the process down and deliver precision accuracy. Unfortunately, sales forecasting is not that straightforward. What is sales forecasting? Sales forecasting best practices. What is sales forecasting?

Product Sales Training – Transformed for Results

Effective product sales training delivers features, benefits, and sales focused content so reps become strategic advisors and develop unique solutions for informed buyers. On-demand cloud-based training is the preferred solution. Managers and sales reps confirm that in this whitepaper. Download the whitepaper today!

Sales Development Methodology

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The post Sales Development Methodology appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Podcast Show Notes Sales & Marketing StrategiesThis 2-part methodology is designed to help companies build their go-to-market plan and teach you how to execute it.

Using Video in the Sales Process

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Nick Capozzi teaches us how to un-tap endless opportunities using video in your sales process, he has used video to sell and market for over 25 years with well-known companies like Disney and Royal Caribbean. The post Using Video in the Sales Process appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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Founder-Led Sales Strategies For Startups

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Breaking down sales strategies that founders and entrepreneurs need to adopt to amplify revenue, specially in startups. The post Founder-Led Sales Strategies For Startups appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Podcast Show Notes Sales & Marketing Strategies

How to Set a Sales Quota

The Daily Egg

A sales quota is not the same thing as a sales goal. Although closely related, sales goals and sales quotas serve different functions in your business. Many sales organizations set their […]. The post How to Set a Sales Quota appeared first on The Daily Egg.

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Sales Compensation Plans – The Complete Guide

The Daily Egg

If you have problems motivating and retaining your top salespeople, you may need to take a closer look at your sales compensation plan. Besides motivating your sales force, a good sales compensation […]. Sales

Transform Your Product Sales Training to Drive More Sales

Virtual selling—and training—is here to stay. As buyers and sellers pivot to a post-pandemic digital landscape, solution-based selling and deep product knowledge is vital to win well-informed buyers. Find out the best practices on how to transform your product sales training to drive more sales.

How to Build a Sales Funnel

The Daily Egg

If you want to suck in sales, leads, and email subscribers like a vortex, you have to do what the pros […]. The post How to Build a Sales Funnel appeared first on The Daily Egg. Sales

The 9 Qualities of a Great Sales Rep

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Mediocre sales reps just start diving into their script, and try not to deviate from it. The best SaaS sales reps are mini-solution architects. You’d be surprised how many sales reps don’t. The post The 9 Qualities of a Great Sales Rep appeared first on SaaStr.

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HubSpot’s ex-VP of Channel Sales: How to Build The World’s Best Channel Sales Program

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So you wanna build a channel sales program: Don’t Copy HubSpot! All these companies are great companies with great channel sales programs. . Any channel sales program goes through an evolution. There are many reasons to start a channel sales program. Blog Posts Sales

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Top 5 PowerPoint Templates For Sales Presentations

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Some of the most astonishing & ready-to-use sales templates that can help you woo the audience and close deals like never before. The post Top 5 PowerPoint Templates For Sales Presentations appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Sales & Marketing Strategies

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How To Improve Product Sales Training Engagement

Virtual selling—and training—is here to stay. As buyers and sellers pivot to a post-pandemic digital landscape, solution-based selling and deep product knowledge will be vital to win well-informed buyers. Read the best practices to deliver the most engaging and impactful Product Sales Training.

Sales Forecast Templates – The Complete Guide

The Daily Egg

With economic conditions, marketing spending, customer satisfaction, and competition affecting sales, accurate forecasting seems like a far-fetched possibility for many businesses. We delve deep into sales forecasting beyond following a simple […]. Sales

Great VPs of Sales Never Hide from a Miss

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I've never seen a great VP of Sales hide from a miss. We’ve talked a lot on SaaStr over the years about how to hire a great VP of Sales — and how to course-correct if you’ve made a miss hire. Every great VP of Sales has 1 or 2 folks that wants to follow them from their last role.

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Dear SaaStr: What Are The Top 3 Criteria for Hiring Your First Head of Sales?

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Q: Dear SaaStr: What Are The Top 3 Criteria for Hiring Your First Head of Sales? We’ve talked a lot on SaaStr about hiring that first VP of Sales. Training is a critical part of sales management. Blog Posts Early Hiring Sales

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How to Build a Sales Dashboard

The Daily Egg

Sales dashboards are where all your marketing efforts converge to paint a picture of what’s really going on. The post How to Build a Sales Dashboard appeared first on The Daily Egg. Sales

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Is Your LMS Designed For Product Sales Training?

Virtual selling—and training—is here to stay. As buyers and sellers pivot to a post-pandemic digital landscape, solution-based selling and deep product knowledge will be vital to win well-informed buyers. Read the best practices to deliver the most engaging and impactful Product Sales Training.

6 Ways Outbound Sales Helps Inbound Leads Grow

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Learn how to grow your business organically through a well-balanced sales plan, utilizing outbound sales to boost inbound leads. The post 6 Ways Outbound Sales Helps Inbound Leads Grow appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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10 Signs It’s Time To Hire An Outbound Sales Team

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If you’re looking to create consistent revenue for your organization, a quality outbound sales team is precisely what your business needs to continue its path to growth and success. The post 10 Signs It’s Time To Hire An Outbound Sales Team appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

How to Create a Sales Plan

The Daily Egg

While a business plan deals with the large picture, such as product development, product identity, and market analysis, a sales plan focuses on its day-to-day operations. The post How to Create a Sales Plan appeared first on The Daily Egg. Sales

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Get More Qualified Sales Prospects And Stop Chasing Your Tail

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An efficient sales process that consistently gets qualified prospects can quickly hone in on the prospects that are more worthwhile to chase. The post Get More Qualified Sales Prospects And Stop Chasing Your Tail appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

Eventually. Everyone Has a Sales Team

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But to Go Big, almost everyone in SaaS at least eventually adds a sales team. But to scale it quickly added a very effective sales team : Yes, Atlassian for a long time had almost no “direct” sales team, well after the IPO. With, and through, a sales team.

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The Sales Playbook for 2022: A Deep Dive with Brendon Cassidy + Jason Lemkin

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The other day Brendon Cassidy, the first head of sales at LinkedIn and the first VP of Sales at $10B Talkdesk, Adobe Sign / EchoSign, and more — and now co-CEO of Cosell — and I caught on what’s changing in the Sales Playbook for 2022. Blog Posts Growth Sales

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Why transforming your mindset before coordinating a sale makes all the difference for your numbers

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Why transforming your mindset before coordinating a sale makes all the difference for your numbers. The post Why transforming your mindset before coordinating a sale makes all the difference for your numbers appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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3 Basic Steps to Reduce Sales Rep Turnover

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Dear SaaStr: How do you reduce employee turnover in your sales teams? The key is a great VP of Sales combined with a very fair comp plan — and a promotion path for those that want it. More on that here: Your #1 Sales Rep Should Be Driving an M8 Convertible By Month 12.

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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!

Dear SaaStr: How Many Sales Reps Do I Need?

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Your VPs and Directors of Sales and sales ops leaders and sales engineers are cost centers here. Assume 1 sales manager for each 8 sales professionals, and 1 head of sales development for each 10 SDRs. 75 yield = 30 sales professionals.

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The Only 5 Sales Email Templates You’ll Ever Need

The Daily Egg

If you’re a marketer, finding the absolute best sales email templates has probably crossed your mind at some point in your journey. The post The Only 5 Sales Email Templates You’ll Ever Need appeared first on The Daily Egg. Sales

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How My VP, Sales Doubled Our Sales in 90 Days. And No, It Wasn’t Magic.

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One of the very first SaaStr presentations ever was How to Hire a Great VP Sales (And Not Screw It Up). One was how my First Real VP of Sales Doubled Our Net New Revenue in 90 days. In fact, he managed to double our sales in 90 days. Pipeline is an important sales tool.

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The Benefits of Hiring a Stretch VP of Sales (and The Risks)

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………………… Hiring a VP of Sales in a startup is an incredibly hard thing. If I were running a VP of Sales search, this is what my utopian criteria would be: Proven success building and scaling a startup from the ground floor to scale.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

How to Write a Sales Email

The Daily Egg

Have you ever wondered how the pros write sales emails? Better yet, how do they write emails that actually bring in leads and sales? The post How to Write a Sales Email appeared first on The Daily Egg. Sales

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How to Cope With Long Sales Cycles

SaaStr

Few things will frustrate you more in the early days than long sales cycles on bigger deals. You’ll feel like you just don’t have the time for a 6, 9 or even 12 month sales cycle when you’re struggling just to put the first few points on the board.

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Why Hiring a Sales Trainer Will Help You Scale Faster

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Nadja Brow, founder of The Doyenne Agency, joined us to explain why hiring a sales trainer instead of a sales manager will help you scale your sales organization faster. The post Why Hiring a Sales Trainer Will Help You Scale Faster appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Why taking a consultative approach to sales works best

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The post Why taking a consultative approach to sales works best appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Podcast Show Notes Sales & Marketing Strategies

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.