Sales Process

Top 6 Characteristics of a Successful VP of Sales – Marketing Article

By Lauren Dichter, Marketing Consultant at Heinz Marketing The VP of Sales is one of the most important roles within a B2B company. They’re at the top of the sales totem pole (unless there’s a CRO) and are therefore the internal face of the organization’s success. But how can they ensure their Sales Development Reps, Market Development Reps, Sales Team Leads, Account Executives, Sales Team Managers, Account Managers and the like are working like a well-oiled machine? How can a…

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How You Can Leverage Empathy Based Sales Techniques to Schedule More Face-to-Face Meetings With Sales Prospects – B2B Marketing Article

What Are The Advantages of Face-to-Face Meetings? While everyone loves the ability of technology to scale our sales efforts, save time and my personal favorite, call on sales prospects all around the globe while sleeping in my own bed each night, the simple truth is, nothing closes a deal like a great face-to-face meeting with a prospect. In fact, I don’t think you can Sell Greatly without face-to-face interactions. Here’s why: Body Language: Even on a video call, you can’t…

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Making Sales Prospecting Fun & Easy For Introverts – B2B Marketing Article

Recently I was invited to join John Jantsch on his Duct Tape Marketing podcast to talk about Sales Prospecting in a digitally centric world. We covered a ton of ground and I wanted to share the podcast and transcript (for you folks that prefer to read) here on the Converse Digital Blog. Questions we covered: What you’ll learn if you give a listen: How being fully present can help you win business. Why content should feel like it was written…

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Imagine A World Without Any Sales Prospects – B2B Marketing Article

Imagine waking up one morning, the owner of a small, but growing ad agency, and finding out your entire client base just fired you within the last hour. And just to make it more fun, every sales prospect in your database… all look just like the clients who just fired you. What would you do next? How would you begin the challenge of sales prospecting in a world in which you had no sales prospects? For me that day was…

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How Do You Overcome Sales Objections To Close More Deals – B2B Marketing Article

In the movie Wall Street, there is a scene where Hal Holbrook’s character tells Charlie Sheen’s character, “There comes a time in every man’s life when man looks in the abyss, there’s nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss.” I love that quote because I think it is so honest and true. There does come not just a time, but often many times, in a…

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Sales Engagement – The Definitive Guide for Platform Selection – Marketing Article

Sales Engagement – The Definitive Guide Sales engagement, interactions between sales reps and buyers or customers, is overwhelmingly named by sales leaders as their top priority. They are focused on the quality and volume of sales reps engagement with buyers as they look to drive higher conversion rates and larger average deal sizes. Sales engagement is such a high priority that 90% of sales leaders plan to invest in technologies and methodologies to help their sellers engage effectively with…

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