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Effective Communication in Sales Management
Sales Management

Effective Communication in Sales Management

Do you want to motivate your sales team to close more deals and work better together? It is every sales team’s dream to break sales records and increase company revenue. It’s also part of the sales manager job description. It is not impossible to get this done, but it comes down to effective sales management and more specifically, effective communication in sales management. Effective communication is crucial to successful sales management. Increasing sales and achieving targets within a time frame requires that salespeople connect with customers better.  Better connections stem from better communication which improves client relationships, builds employee confidence, and
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Intelligent Questions to Ask Your Salespeople After Each Sales Call
Sales Management

6 Intelligent Questions to Ask Your Sales Reps After Each Sales Call

One of the most crucial keys to your sales reps’ success lies in analysis and review, which is an important part of managing sales teams. By analyzing details from each call, you equip salespeople with actionable insights to refine their approach, boost skills, and ultimately close more deals. The key is asking thoughtful questions to ask your sales team, to uncover what’s working well, areas for growth, and how you can better support them. This level of personalized feedback and coaching is proven to keep reps engaged while advancing their selling abilities. That’s why leading post-call debrief questions to ask
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salespeople actively listening during sales calls
Sales Management

The Sales Manager’s Guide to Teaching Active Listening to Salespeople

At SalesDrive, we focus on how to effectively hire sales reps for your company. While our goal is to help you find salespeople that possess Drive and ambition, we also understand that there are other skills that matter. At the top of this list is listening. Let us take a look at the importance of active listening — what it is, how you can identify good listeners and avoid poor ones. If your salespeople are not skilled listeners, their sales will suffer – there is no doubt about it. That is because customers do not want to feel like they
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Vital Sales Statistics Everyone Should Know

Vital Sales Statistics That Everyone Should Know [Guest Post]

Guest Post by Reuben Yonatan While a percentage of sales will always be personal, instinctual and individualized, putting your team in the best position to make a sale is all about understanding the numbers, set statistics and the evolving methods available when delivering conversions. GetCRM put together these metrics to help outline some of the key findings in 2017. These are numbers that every salesperson should know in order to lessen the challenges that are inherent in sales and inspire teams to work smarter. It’s Not What You Know As sales concepts evolve the most important truisms stay the same. Adages
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Expert Guide to Finding Your Team's Sales Rainmaker
Sales Assessments

An Expert Guide to Finding Your Team’s Sales Rainmaker

We have all heard of competitors’ having a key rainmaker on their sales team that have constantly shattered sales records. So you may be thinking, “I need to hire a sales rainmaker.” The truth is, you may actually already have a rainmaker on your team – you simply have been looking at all of the wrong traits and data to evaluate your team. Keep reading to learn how to spot the rainmaker already on your sales team. Once you understand how rainmakers work, you can then harness their potential and give them the right support they need to make your
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How to Measure the ROI of Your Sales Training
Sales Training

4 Ways to Measure the ROI of Your Sales Training [Guest Post]

Guest Post by Rochelle Ceira Evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of an investment is an essential part of running a business. Since sales are what keep a business running, the return on investment (or ROI) of your sales training is a valuable tool for assessing the company’s performance. ROI measurement is a bit tricky but very useful to companies who want to make the best of their sales teams. Moreover, choosing a specific training course and the right ROI measurement methods is quite difficult. It is not impossible, though. One should not only start measure sales training  in terms of
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