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by Megan Seamans May 10, 2019

Assertive Versus Aggressive: Perfect Your Sales Pitch

Asking questions in the right way can compel a prospect to act, open their mind to new possibilities, and even secure buy-in for the next step in the sales cycle. One of the most important things to consider when asking prospects’ questions is if you’re being assertive or aggressive.

by Megan Seamans April 12, 2019

SDR Onboarding Best Practices

Onboarding practices need to change if organizations wish to keep up with their competition. The earlier a new SDR is ramped, the faster they can begin making meaningful contributions to the team. To help get you (and your new hires) up to speed, we’ve gathered five tips to create an efficient and effective onboarding plan.

by Megan Seamans March 15, 2019

5 Questions to Help Identify Your Prospect’s Pain Points

The Discovery Call is the first call after connecting with a prospect - some say it’s the most important step in the modern sales process. Unsure of how to start? We’re gathered five questions to help find prospect pain points and start the sales process off strong.

by Megan Seamans February 20, 2019

4 Buyer Personalities & How to Sell to Them

Success in sales depends largely on the salesperson’s ability to adapt his or her skills and pitch when selling to different personality types. Here’s a deeper dive into the four major personality types you may encounter during your sales career, as well as advice on how to handle each.

by Megan Seamans February 4, 2019

Seven Ways to Grab a Buyer’s Attention in Under 10 Seconds

Attention spans may be shorter these days, but that’s not a valid reason why you can’t keep your prospects’ attention. Sales pitches, especially cold ones, only have a few precious seconds to grab attention, so make it count! Use these seven tactics to get your prospects attention in under 10 seconds!

by Megan Seamans September 4, 2018

The 5 Steps of Sales Management – Where are you?

Sales management is a journey. In this journey, there are five main steps. These steps do not have to occur in order and leveling up to the next stage doesn’t mean forgetting the one that came before it. This framework is not set in stone; sales leaders should simply use the framework as a guide to show their current stage and what they must do to arrive at the next. Figuring out your current stage you are at helps in knowing what actions you should take to level up. These insights help your team know what they should be focusing on and how they can go about improving their performance. Every sales manager can move the needle from good to great as they progress in their career by following a tried-and-true path outlined below.