Tag: Sales Contests

by James Gardikas February 22, 2018

5 Potential Sales Pitfalls and How LevelEleven Solves Them

Motivate What Matters – that’s not just our tagline at LevelEleven, it’s what we live by every day. We know that sometimes motivation is just as much about the when as much as it is the what, as specific situations can call for different approaches. Luckily, the LevelEleven team works with hundreds of sales teams

by Julie Dunn March 22, 2016

5 Sales Contest Ideas for Inside Sales Teams [Infographic]

Did you know that there’s a group of people in your sales force who can yield 70 percent more revenue than top performers, with just a 5 percent increase in performance? You read that right: 70 percent more revenue than top performers. “But Bri, who is this magical group?” Glad you asked.   According to

by Julie Dunn March 14, 2016

The Ultimate March Madness Sales Contest

When Dan Ceravolo ran a March Madness-themed sales contest during his first year as the director of business development and partnerships at Ringlead, his teams saw a 70 percent increase in scheduled demos from the weeks prior. The sales leader says his secret to sales motivation is in coupling it with a real world-event that

by Julie Dunn July 2, 2015

4 Ways Psychology Can Strengthen Your Sales Contests

“We don’t run sales contests, because we don’t want to create a competitive work environment.” More than a few sales leaders have told me this when talking sales performance. First of all, it’s important to note that a clear difference stands between competition in a healthy environment and competition in an unhealthy one. Sales leaders

by Julie Dunn July 2, 2015

3 Sales Contest Ideas to Kick the Quarter Off

You have a brand new quarter, plenty of sunshine and tons of new business to go after. Can you think of a better time to throw a sales contest into the mix? It’s that spark you need to wake up your sales team and start the quarter off right! However, you need to be cautious

by Julie Dunn June 18, 2015


Most sales leaders run sales contests; all sales leaders love benchmark data. (Or they should.) If you’re a sales leader, that means you’re in for one awesome blog post. For the last two and a half years, we studied sales performance at 445 companies. Today, we broke some of it down according to sales contest