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Gamification
A sales scorecard is not the same as a CRM report. CRM reports show lagging metrics: revenue and other outcomes of your daily efforts. A sales scorecard tracks activities as they’re occurring, giving you real-time visibility into your team’s activity. These activities represent the controllable inputs that drive outputs like revenue. Research shows that goal-setting...
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How To Communicate Sales Contests Effectively Every good salesperson knows the importance of communication when it comes to making a sale. But how about the importance of internal communication? Effective communication with your team is critical to success – both your own, and theirs. A recent article from the LinkedIn Sales Blog reminds us that...
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Happy June! It’s officially the last month of Q2 for most organizations and it’s time to spark some serious activity. A great way to do so is with the use of contests and sales gamification.  Gamification is the application of point-scoring, contests, and competition for activities that are logged in a CRM such as Salesforce....
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Gamification is the implementation of games or activities to encourage certain behaviors through competition and fun. Simply put, gamification is the application of typical elements of game playing (e.g. point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity. This can be useful for many facets of the business world, such as...
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According to a survey conducted by CSO Insights, 80% of employees are not actively engaged at work.   Shocking? Maybe. True? Definitely. In fact, the same study found that organizations, where more than half of reps report feeling engaged, are nearly twice as likely to meet their quotas. In fact, the difference in quota achievement...
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The number of blogs, articles, and studies on the benefits of contests to motivate your team are endless (there are even a couple of blogs from us on the topic). This is great because the studies don’t lie. People are competitive. Contests not only push your team to do their best, they also make the...
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