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by Megan Seamans May 29, 2019

How to Align Your Sales and Marketing Teams to Close More Deals

Lack of cross-functional communication between sales and marketing will leave all parties feeling frustrated. No marketer wants to spend time making content that won’t be used, and no sales rep want to sift through a mound of irrelevant content while trying to add value for a prospect. Aligning these two functions is a companies best hope for success.

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 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 13, 2019

Develop Empathy With Your Prospects & Watch the Deals Roll in

Empathy helps a seller put themselves into their prospect’s shoes, fostering a relationship of mutual understanding and respect for each other's needs.

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 January 9, 2019

The Art of Re-engaging Your Prospects After the Holidays

The end of the year is a particularly challenging time for salespeople for many reasons. Not only are they rushing to close the last deals before year end, but they are also dealing with the busy holiday season. Then there’s the possibility their prospects will be on vacation. A deal may be close to closing as the holidays approach and then, out of nowhere, the prospect goes dark! Although closing the deal by year-end has passed, that doesn’t mean that it’s time to give up. It’s time to get started!