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No matter what you're selling, you can always get better. Learn the sales insights, tips, and trends you need to know to improve your sales behavior and grow your pipeline.

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Sales Tips | Sales Training | Motivational

47 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Maintain Your Sales Momentum

By: Molly DePasquale
July 19th, 2018

How do you stay motivated when you just don’t feel like selling? What can you do to maintain your sales momentum? Who do you look to for inspiration? DMTraining talks to a lot of salespeople, and a common theme we are asked about is motivation. Many sales reps believe motivation is something that just sort of happens. But motivation is something you do, or don’t do, for yourself. It’s the daily sales habits, routines and mental processes that you set for yourself that will truly get you going and keep you going. Don’t get me wrong, this is no easy task. But given there are so many factors out of your control throughout the sales process, why not take control of your attitude and your ability to motivate yourself? To help you get a jump start, we’ve put together this list of 47 motivational quotes to remind you that even when you’re dealing with a difficult prospect, lost sales, or poor market conditions, you can still prevail and succeed!

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Sales Tips | Sales Meetings

Do You Have a Sales Alter Ego?

By: Steve Bookbinder
July 12th, 2018

An alter ego can be viewed as “a second self or different version of oneself” according to Merriam-Webster. In sales, many reps unconsciously craft a sales persona or “alter ego” around familiar tendencies instead of learning how to reinvent themselves to think differently about each new sales opportunity. This results in bad sales habits and misconceptions about the reality of your sales cycle and pipeline. I’ve spent a lot of time asking salespeople why they do what they do. Most sales professionals know what they should be doing and can justify how they spend their time and why they make the choices they do. This is a skill that is extremely valuable in a seller of your product or service, but ironically, it can also have a negative effect if it becomes a habit outside of the sales arena. Take a step back by asking yourself: Am I making exceptions to my own sales rules?

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3 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Sales Training

3 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Sales Training

The right sales training for your employees is integral to the success of your business. Before you invest, make sure you have all of the information you need to make a smart decision.

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Sales Tips | Social Selling

Using LinkedIn to Improve your Social Selling Game

By: Brittany Bookbinder
June 28th, 2018

For salespeople, social selling is one of the most important parts of Digital Transformation. Social selling creates 45% more opportunities and allows you to outsell peers who don't use social media by 78% (Source: Forbes).

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Sales Tips | Sales Trends

3 Trends Shaking Up the Sales Landscape & Why It Matters

By: Molly DePasquale
June 21st, 2018

The sales and marketing landscape continues to change right in front of our very eyes. And with any type of change, you can either ride the wave or try to swim against the current. “Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win.” —Max McKeowni This quote emphasizes the very important point of understanding what it means to be agile and adaptable in the face of change. You can either cope with the change by simply doing the bare minimum or you can focus your mindset and energy on how to reinvent yourself. Every year, quarter, and possibly every month you have a new goal or target to hit. But if you aren’t continually staying up-to-date on the latest trends, how can you reach ever-rising goals? With the same humdrum tools, strategies, and skills you used last year? I think not! Let’s take a look at 3 trends, why they matter, and how you can start incorporating them into your daily activities and sales approach.

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Digital Media Landscape | Sales Tips | Sales Training

3 Things Salespeople Can Do to Stay Motivated When Transitioning to Digital Selling & Marketing

By: Brittany Bookbinder
June 14th, 2018

Recently, we’ve been talking about digital transformation and what salespeople can do to stay ahead of the curve. Sales has never been an easy job, and now salespeople face the added challenge of learning and adjusting to new digital tools and technologies that are emerging every day. According to CMO.com, 76% of marketers think marketing has changed more in the past two years than the past fifty. How can salespeople stay motivated during this unstable time? Today we’re going to dive deeper into things you can do to stay focused, stay motivated, and hit your 2018 goals.

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Digital Media Landscape | mobile advertising landscape

6 Terms & Trends to Know about Selling Mobile [SlideShare]

By: Molly DePasquale
June 8th, 2018

It’s no longer a question of whether mobile marketing is important – we know it is – it’s now about understanding how consumers behave on mobile devices and how to effectively reach and engage them. The focus of 2018 will be to cater to the exponential growth of consumers who now use smart phones and/or tablets as their first – and many times only – device.

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