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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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Digital Media Landscape | Sales Tips | Social Selling

3 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Social Selling Skills

By: Brittany Bookbinder
May 17th, 2018

Are you prepared for digital transformation? Last month, we covered why it’s vital for salespeople to stay open to learning in order to leverage the benefits of digital. Today, we're going to help you take the next step in your digital transformation by focusing on 3 things you can do to improve your social selling status.

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Digital Media Landscape | social media

A Guide to Using Social Media Algorithms to Your Advantage

By: Jennifer Clark
May 10th, 2018

Our phones dominate our lives. Social media dominates our phones. Algorithms dominate social media. Therefore according to the transverse property, algorithms are an important part of your life, and an even more important part of your business. A great social media strategy should be at the core of any brand and business, and knowledge of algorithms is key to this strategy.

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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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Digital Media Landscape | Sales Tips | Sales Management

How to Leverage Continual Learning to Gain a Digital Advantage

By: Brittany Bookbinder
April 26th, 2018

As we discussed earlier this month, digital transformation is opening the door for increased transparency and improved collaboration. As businesses rethink their approach to organization and communication, it is essential for salespeople to adopt a strategy of lifelong learning.

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Sales Tips | Sales Training | Sales Management | Motivational

Be Your Own Career Coach: Identifying Priorities & Uncovering Next Steps

By: Molly DePasquale
April 19th, 2018

As a kid your biggest goal was probably something along the lines of riding your bike without training wheels. In high school, maybe you were focused on making the varsity basketball team as a freshman. During your college years perhaps your greatest ambition was to land a prized internship or graduate Summa Cum Laude. Different goals capture our attention at different stages of our lives. Now, your goals are likely more career oriented.  This means you must learn how to become your own career coach. If you know what your number one desired career outcome is, all you need to do is commit and then get started! ....Easier said than done.  Once you've committed to becoming your own career coach, the very next thing to think about is identifying your priorities and uncovering your next steps. So, what can you do to start being your own coach? 

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Sales Tips | Sales Training | Pipeline Management

How To Approach a Winning Sales Call

By: Steve Bookbinder
April 12th, 2018

In an ideal world, every sales call would be a winning sales call. Unfortunately, this is not the world we live in; however, with the following tips you can increase your number of sales wins without having to drastically change your approach. The key differences between a successful seller and a mediocre one are nuanced in nature. It comes down to who is more prepared, who has gone out of their way to get to know the client, and who is able to sell simply through rhythm of conversation rather than an overly rehearsed and stiff pitch.  We've broken down our recommended winning sales approach into four categories (we've even created an infographic you can use as a handy reference). Read through and see if you can incorporate the following strategy into your next sales call! 

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Digital Media Landscape | Sales Management

2 Benefits of Digital Transformation & What They Mean For Your Organization

By: Brittany Bookbinder
April 5th, 2018

Over the last decade, technological advances have accelerated Digital Transformation in the business world. According to one digital expert, “a decade ago companies were mainly focused on data mining, search technology, and virtual collaboration. Today, executives are directing their energy toward artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the Internet of Things.” Businesses are on the path to digital transformation but have a ways to go. 63% of businesses plan to improve the ‘online customer experience’ this year, but only 26% of organizations are ‘completely ready’ to execute digital strategies. (Accenture Digital) So, what does digital transformation mean for sales? Two key benefits of digital transformation for salespeople are (1) a new level of transparency and (2) easier collaboration. Let’s take a look at how sales managers, salespeople and clients can leverage these benefits.

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