Successful sales professionals know exactly who to target, how to engage with them, and most importantly, how to close the deal. They build deep connections with their prospects by initiative relevant conversations and sending targeted content. This in turn develops into a trusting relationship.
So just in time for Valentine’s Day-a day spent celebrating relationships, we give you the following infographic: Sales is a Love Affair: How to Target, Engage, and Score.
Millions of companies crowd the B2B universe, vying for the same share of business. As new companies join the space, existing companies will find it increasingly difficult to generate new leads. As bleak as this sounds for marketers, we remain hopeful.
We’ll go out on a limb and say that, as a marketing practice, lead generation will never go extinct. There will always be prospects who need B2B products or services. That won’t change. What will change, however, is this: Marketers who fail to adapt to the changing B2B landscape will fall behind. Continue reading “Top Lead Generation Statistics for 2018”
Sales and football have a lot in common. If you’re among the many readers who just rolled their eyes—hear me out! Both activities are games of strategy and neither your reps nor your team will win big without the right resources. Among other factors, both require a good coach, lots of practice, a sense of urgency, the drive to win, incredible focus, and insight into the competition. I could continue, but I’ll do us both a favor and leave it at that.
In both sales and football, there’s one major obstacle that stands in the way of winning—and that’s the other team’s defense. In sales the other team your prospect and their defensive line is an objection to your sales pitch. Continue reading “Beating Your Prospect’s Defense [Infographic]”