Not Enough Fresh Sales Leads? Marketing is the New Sales

Your sales are down and leads are rare. The phone's not ringing. Let's blame marketing!If you join this band wagon to rationalize your poor sales results, you need to step up and take responsibility for your own fate. It's amazing how often sales teams play the victim here. They blame... Read More

Getting Off The Advertising And Sales Rollercoaster

Seeing the results of advertising your business can be like watching a roller coaster. The day you run your ad you see a flurry of activity; your ph0ne starts ringing, your web site traffic increases and/ or potential clients visit your store. Your hopes soar. sales go up. Two or... Read More

Increase Your Sales - Accept Credit Cards

Many people today simply prefer the convenience of paying by credit card. If you want their business, you must be able to accept their credit-card payments. In part one of this series we will discuss why you should accept credit cards, and the basics of getting merchant status. Part two... Read More

Increase Your Sales Accept Credit Cards, Part 2

In part two we will discuss overcoming objections, which credit cards to accept and using the check paying option. If your business is home-based or has been in operation for less than two years, you're likely to face objections from the bank. If yours is a home-based or a brand-new... Read More

4 Marketing Myths Threaten Your Sales

These 4 marketing myths can cause you to lose sales if you base your marketing decisions on them. But the related marketing tips I included with each myth will boost your sales if you act on them instead.Myth 1: People Always Buy Where They Get the Cheapest PriceIf this... Read More

The Sales Carpenter

I remember moving my family to Argentina as Vice President of Sales for Latin America. I was in charge of managing five regional offices, Argentina of course being one of them.In the company's ten year history of selling into Latin America it had never exceeded $14 million (M) in annual... Read More

Transforming Your Sales Force by Creating Specific Expectations

I just finished a phone call with a potential client who had called to discuss a problem. His 18 person sales force was paid on straight commission. All had been with the company for 8 - 15 years and were earning healthy incomes. His problem was that he couldn't get... Read More

Raise Concern About Sales Competition, Not About Yourself

As you are reading this sales article, read very carefully. Because I wouldn't want you to think of a pig right now. No, do not think of a fat, brown, smelly pig right this moment. What are you doing? Do you have a picture of a smelly, fat, brown pig... Read More

Speed-up Your Sales Cycle

This week's article is my response to a question by David Cohen of Bridge-Soft. "Quite a few prospects have told me that business is stagnant at the moment, but they are hopeful towards the 4th quarter. How do you approach the sales cycle where the cost of the product... Read More

Sales Tactics to Beat Your Competition

This month I want to share a success from a friend and customer of mine. You'll find in this story two important sales tactics for beating your competition. From Chris Chalmers of Quova Inc: "We sell a commodity product (geographic data) that is available from a variety of competitors and... Read More

In The News:

Why New Sales Managers Need More Training  HBR.org DailyLeading a sales team takes a different skill set than just working on one.
Are Traditional Sales Managers Even Necessary?  Business 2 CommunitySometimes, I think Tim Ohai and I are brothers from different mothers. So much of what he writes is aligned with what I think. At least we are aligned, hopefully, ...
Citizen Machinery appoints new European sales manager  PES MEDIAOwen Gibbons has been appointed by Citizen Machinery UK to take over the role of European sales manager, with effect from the middle of February 2019.
The Best Sales Reps Are Not The Best Managers  ForbesPromoting the wrong salesperson into management is costly, and externally hiring the wrong sales manager can cripple your sales team.
Sea Delight hires former Bonamar lead as new sales management executive  SeafoodSourceFormer Bonamar Corporation executive Alex Cook has joined Coral Springs, Florida-based seafood supplier Sea Delight Group as its new sales management ...
What Key Performance Metrics Should Sales Managers be Held Accountable to?  Customer ThinkYour browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.
Do We Even Need Sales People Anymore?  Business 2 CommunityRecently, I read a post from a marketing person I really respect. This person was asking the question and making the argument that perhaps we need to rethink ...
SpacePak Names National Sales Manager | 2019-03-13  ACHR NEWSMestek announced the promotion of Jim Bashford to national sales and training manager for SpacePak.
Why Coaching Causes Some Sales Managers to Hold On for Dear Life  Customer ThinkOver the past few months I've been coaching 30 sales leaders from 3 companies and while most are trying their hardest to do everything I recommend, apply ...
Nortek Security & Control Adds 4 Regional Sales Managers to Linear Pro Sales Team  Security Sales & IntegrationCARLSBAD, Calif. — Nortek Security & Control (NSC), a provider of wireless security, home automation, access control and health and wellness technology, ...
Christopher Baran has been appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at C. Baldwin, Curio Collection by Hilton in Houston  Hospitality NetChristopher Baran will oversee the hotel's sales and marketing efforts as director of sales & marketing.Baran will lead the sales and marketing team of the ...
Peter Lutz Named VP, National Sales Manager at LRES  The MReportOrange County, California-based LRES, a national residential and commercial mortgage services company providing valuations, REO asset management, and ...
Corporate Sales Manager - Grubhub  Built In ChicagoGrubhub is hiring for a Corporate Sales Manager in Chicago. Find more details about the job and how to apply at Built In Chicago.
Benefit advisers can improve sales results with this habit  Employee Benefit AdviserSuccessful sales meetings are important. Don't miss the opportunity to educate, motivate and congratulate members of your organization.
HALO Branded Solutions Adds Gantt to Sales Management Team  Promo MarketingHALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced the hiring of Sherry Gantt as the company's new regional vice president of sales for the Southeast Region.
Why Ulta Beauty Wins Customers And Keeps Growing Rapidly  ForbesUlta Beauty just reported above expectation sales and earnings results. Sales in the fourth quarter 2018 increased 9.7%, or 16.2% excluding the 53rd week of ...
How Sales Managers Should Use the 5 Most Important Sales Reports  Business 2 CommunitySales reporting is essential for every data-driven company. These reports don't just make your Monday morning meetings more informative; they make your ...
Director of Sales - WHEC-TV  TV News CheckWebsite WHEC-TV. WHEC-TV (News10NBC), Rochester, NY a Hubbard Broadcasting station which is a family owned business, is looking for a Director of ...
30 Management Jobs Available Around Gwinnett County  Loganville, GA Patch30 Management Jobs Available Around Gwinnett - Loganville-Grayson, GA - My Eyelab, Space Shop Self Storage, Staples; Gwinnett Patch ...
Proof Brewing Co. - Area Sales Manager - Brewbound.com Craft Beer Job Listing  Brewbound.comJob Responsibilities. - Develop and execute sales strategy plan with distributors, develop budgets and forecasts. - Implement overall sales and financial goals.
BMF launches ISM accredited sales management training  Builders Merchants JournalThe Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has introduced a new sales talent development programme, accredited by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM), ...
Sandler Training Customizes Training Programs For Financial Services Sector And Corporate Training For EMEA  PRNewswireOWINGS MILLS, Md., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandler dominates the global training market through an unparalleled network of more than 250 training ...
ThoughtSpot Selects People.ai's Powerful Revenue Intelligence System To Increase Campaign ROI for all ABM Activities  PRNewswireSAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- People.ai, creators of the only Revenue Intelligence System powered by AI, today announced that ...
LI Cheat Sheet: Melville’s Fairfield Properties gets $275M to fund multifamily portfolio buy, home sales spike in Suffolk… & more  The Real DealMultifamily portfolio buy gets $275M in Freddie Mac financing. The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, better known as Freddie Mac, gave $275 million ...
Pipeline Management: How to Get a Handle on Your Lead Flow  Business 2 CommunityWithout sturdy pipeline management, it is difficult to generate leads and build relationships. Help your sales reps and managers get into a steady groove in their ...
Low unemployment poses a sales problem for restaurants  Restaurant Business OnlineSpeaking at the J.P. Morgan Forum last week, McDonald's CFO Kevin Ozan said there is a correlation between restaurants' staffing and.
OAK+FORT is seeking multi-faceted retail professionals in sales, management, and beauty to join our store teams in New York  FashionistaOverview of OAK + FORT. OAK + FORT began in 2010 with an idea that fashion should be uncomplicated and thoughtfully designed. Adopting a minimal ...
How Do You Design and Manage a Sales Process That Will Scale?  Business 2 CommunityA recent TOPO Benchmark report found that 59% of companies don't have a well-defined sales process. A solid sales process is essential because it is a ...
Facebook's top marketer calls for more CMOs to become CEOs  Marketing WeekMore must be done to increase the pipeline of marketers that move on to become CEOs. That was the rallying cry of Philippa Snare, Facebook's head of EMEA ...
People on the Move: Rhodes named provost and VP of academic affairs at UNF  Jacksonville Daily RecordPromotions, hirings and happenings for business people in Northeast Florida. Send items to [email protected]
LRES Names Peter Lutz as its Vice President, National Sales Manager  Business WireORANGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LRES, a national residential and commercial mortgage services company providing valuations, REO asset management, ...
Looking for a high-paying job? Here are the top 25 in the US.  USA TODAYMany professions pay more than $46072 a year, the average median pay for jobs in the US, and these careers require high levels of specialization.
The Coming Sales Talent Crisis, Part 2  Business 2 CommunityI wrote The Coming Sales Talent Crisis, focusing on the struggles our customers face in their buying journey. We are all painfully aware of the struggles they face ...
Bale Breaker Brewing Company - Oregon State Sales Manager - Brewbound.com Craft Beer Job Listing  Brewbound.comCrafting *fresh*-off-the-farm brews from the middle of a hop field, Bale Breaker Brewing Company is a family-owned brewery located in the beautiful Yakima Valley ...
LRES names new vice president and national sales manager  Mortgage Professional AmericaIndustry veteran brings more than 20 years of experience to the role.
Inside Sales Manager - Grubhub  Built In ChicagoGrubhub is hiring for a Inside Sales Manager in Chicago. Find more details about the job and how to apply at Built In Chicago.
Break emotional barriers to motivate sales team  Business DailySuccessful sales management requires the boss to have his nose in other people's business. Other people here are his sales people. “Do not bring your ...
Stop Focusing on the Top of the Pipeline!  Business 2 CommunityVirtually every sales person and organization have pipeline/funnel problems. Almost all the time, they are anemic. Virtually every pipeline has quality and ...
Telestream Appoints New MENA Regional Sales Manager  TV TechnologyWestwood, Massachusetts, February 21st, 2019 –– Telestream, a leading provider of workflow automation, processing and quality monitoring and management.
LRES Taps Peter Lutz as VP and National Sales Manager  MortgageorbPeter Lutz has joined LRES, a provider of valuations, REO asset management and HOA solutions for the mortgage industry, as vice president and national sales ...
Two Roads Brewing Company - Connecticut Sales Manager - Hartford, Windham, Tolland Counties - Brewbound.com Craft Beer Job Listing  Brewbound.comTwo Roads Brewing Company in Stratford, Connecticut is looking for a Sales Manager with a deep passion for craft beer. The position will be based in ...
After-Hours News: Tilray and Del Taco Report Earnings  Fox BusinessOne stock rises and the other declines after market close. Here's why they are making moves.
Nortek strengthens Linear Pro Channel sales team with four new hires  SecurityInfoWatchNew appointments include Mike Paglione, Ryan Kosterow, Steve Swanda and Matt Reasor to regions around the country.
BPM Microsystems Expands Executive Management Team, Adds Global VP of Sales  EIN NewsDon McMahan has a history of successfully growing sales through channels and was named one of CRN's Top Channel executives four years in a row.
Before Sales Outsourcing, Stop and Think About These 4 Things  Business 2 CommunityWhat exactly is sales outsourcing? Sales outsourcing is when you purchase sales functions (lead generation, cold calling, etc.) outside of your own in-house ...
Change Manager Not Corporate Mandarin: Why Emerson CEO Likes To Break The Mold  ForbesIn an exclusive interview, David Farr talks of societal pressures, stakeholders' concerns and portfolio optimization in his quest to keep brand Emerson ...
How to Help Underperforming Sales Reps  ATDOne of the most difficult aspects of managing underperforming sales reps is determining what actions you should take as a manager if a salesperson isn't ...
Most Recent Motivation Data Revealed  Business 2 CommunityIf sales managers have a perceived weakness, it's most likely their ability to motivate everyone on their team. This key competency requires that individuals need ...
Ultimus Fund Solutions Appoints Gary Harris to Lead Sales  PRNewswireCINCINNATI, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultimus Fund Solutions® (Ultimus®), the largest independent provider of fund administration services, announces ...
4 Business CRM Tools You Can Use to Increase Your Sales  Business 2 CommunityYour business needs the best tracking tools in order to improve customer relations and conversion rates. Do you need to increase your bottom line this year?
Essential Skills of Winning Sales Operations  Business 2 CommunityIt's common for departments to have a full team for sales operations, cross-functioning with a traditional team of sales reps. So, what do Sales Operations entail?
EON appoints Barrie Quick as General Sales Manager 2CH  RadioinfoEON Broadcasting has announced Barrie Quick as the General Sales Manager of 2CH and 2CH DAB+ & Digital Channels. Barrie will commence his new role ...
Maggie Rosa has been appointed General Manager at C. Baldwin, Curio Collection by Hilton in Houston  Hospitality NetIt was announced today that Maggie Rosa, a local industry veteran with 20 years of hospitality experience, will continue in her role at the helm of Downtown ...
Square Management Talks Cash App, Square Card, and More  The Motley FoolThe financial technology company keeps finding new ways to provide its sellers with more value.
Tesla temporarily freezes store closures and layoffs in chaotic sales strategy change  ElectrekTesla is in the middle of a quite chaotic sales strategy transition and now employees are being told that Tesla is freezing current store closures and layoffs at ...
PDR Cigars Hires Pat Bush for Sales Management  halfwheel.comPDR Cigars has announced the hiring of Pat Bush to oversee the company's key accounts as well as the company's East Coast sales representatives, while also ...
Will You be Replaced By a Sales Robot?  Customer ThinkThe robots are coming, the robots are coming. And with that, the new movie version of “Death of A Salesman or Saleswoman.” Not so fast. AI is here to stay and, ...
As first US utility-scale offshore wind project nears approval, supply chain, permitting come into focus  Utility DiveDespite the complex regulations in place for permitting offshore projects, Vineyard Wind is confident in its ability to get approval this summer for the largest U.S. ...
iRAM Technologies Appoints Rahul Tiwari to Fuel Expansion in North-East India  DATAQUESTiRAM has won key projects to implement smart parking solutions in smart cities in Kanpur, Bhubaneshwar and Nashik, and Rahul Tiwari will.
BPM Microsystems expands executive management team BPM Microsystems has added Don McMahan as Vice President of  evertiq.comBPM Microsystems has added Don McMahan as Vice President of Global Sales. McMahan has a history of successfully growing sales through channels for ...
18 AppExchange Tools to Ramp Up Your Sales Performance  Business 2 CommunityTo turbocharge your performance in an ever-changing business context, resorting to automation is a must. There are numerous tools for boosting sales ...
UPSA Vice-Chancellor, others launch book to address sales challenges in Africa  Myjoyonline.comA book that seeks to equip marketing practitioners with requisite techniques and skills to help achieve their sales vision has been was launched in Accra.
A Paradox, the Sales Process and the Buying Journey  Business 2 CommunityAs sales professionals we face an intriguing paradox. We know, for complex B2B buying, the buyer's journey can best be described as chaotic. What we have ...
Getting SMART with Your Sales Goals  Business 2 CommunitySales is all about achieving results, but how are you going to get there? Reaching a destination requires directions, and achieving results requires goal-setting.
Sales Performance Management Market Size, Share and Analysis to 2025: Leading Vendors are IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Optymyze, Salesforce, SAP  openPRThe latest report Sales Performance Management Market discusses everything a business owner needs to know about the Sales Performance Management ...
Southeast Marketing Students Excel in State DECA Competition  Southeast Missouri State University NewsSoutheast Missouri State University Collegiate DECA students won high honors in the 2019 Collegiate DECA State Career Development Conference and ...
After decades of resistance, Atlanta’s booming suburbs face a historic vote on public transit  Los Angeles TimesGwinnett County, a once majority-white suburb of Atlanta, will hold a historic referendum Tuesday on whether to connect with Atlanta's transit system. Will a new ...
Bridgeline Announces Software Executive as new EVP of Sales  GlobeNewswireBURLINGTON, Mass., March 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLIN), a provider in cloud-based Web *Content* Management, ...
North East software firm on target for record financial growth  BdailyExcelpoint is said to be on target to realise a 100 per cent increase in sales by the end of its financial year. The software specialist supports its customers in ...
Gamification Examples: How Gamification Is Used in Business  G2 CrowdGames are everywhere, you just need to know where to look. From your Fitbit to your Starbucks card, gamification software is staring you in the face. Read more ...
CenterLine appoints VP global sales and marketing, corporate marketing manager  The FabricatorCenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., Windsor, Ont., a provider of fastener and resistance spot welding technology and production systems for the automotive industry, has ...
Volvo Car UK appoints Mark Cox as national sales manager  AMVolvo Car UK has appointed former Volkswagen Group national network development manager Mark Cox as its national sales manager, with immediate effect.
Mayville State Collegiate DECA chapter excels at Career Development Conference  Wahpeton Daily NewsMembers of the Mayville State University Collegiate DECA chapter participated in the North Dakota Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference held Feb ...
Strategic Procurement and Sales, on Parallel Paths  Business 2 CommunityProbably, ever since the first sale was made to a customer that involved a buying agent, procurement and sales professionals have viewed each other as ...
The Need for Custom Sales Applications  Business 2 CommunityAs a child, you often hear your parents speak about the “golden rule,” treat others the way you want to be treated. However, as an adult in the post-digital world, ...
How Dist. 204 candidates would tackle large classes, unbalanced populations  Chicago Daily HeraldThe community in Indian Prairie Unit District 204 wants to address large classes. Here's how school board candidates would do it.
Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management Market 2018: Production, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis and Forecast To 2026  Truth Daily MirrorThe Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management Market poised to take off in upcoming years hence to show a highly positive outlook through 2018-2026 according ...
Blue Danube Systems Expands Operations in India and Welcomes Sundeep Raina to the Global Sales Management Team  Business Wire IndiaSanta Clara, Calif., United States: Raina brings over 19 years of telecommunications business experience; Company's first expansion of its global sales team to ...
ZINFI Hosts Channel Partner Lead Management Best Practices Webinar with SiriusDecisions  GlobeNewswireLearn How to Apply a Formal Partner Lead Management Framework to Increase Sales and Maximize ROI. PLEASANTON, Calif., March 05, 2019 (GLOBE ...
Coliving Startup Homigo's Founders Missing, Tenants Claim Fraud  Inc42 MediaThe IIT Kanpur graduates and cofounders of coliving startup Homigo are said to be on a run along with tenants' money worth INR 30 Cr.
HLC names new country-specific sales and marketing leaders  Bicycle RetailerLEVIS, Québec (BRAIN) — HLC has named new directors of sales and marketing for the U.S. and Canada. The distributor, previously called Hawley-Lambert, ...
Converge Technologies, a Reseller of IT and Telecom Solutions in Africa, Scales Up Its Email Marketing Efforts with the Help of ZINFI's Web-based Partner Portal  GlobeNewswirePartner Portal Automates Campaign Workflow with Turnkey *Content*, Automated Execution, Performance Monitoring and More. SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, ...
Top 7 CRUCIAL Tactics and Secrets Each Sales Training Program Should Include  Business 2 CommunityThe thing, however, is that a business will not be successful if it does not sell. Whatever product or *service* you are offering, you need to sell it to people, or it will ...
Franklin Electric names new VP of sales  Lawn & LandscapeRyan Johnson will work out of the Fort Wayne, Indiana, office as vice president of sales-US/Canada for the North America Water Systems Business Unit.
Why Sales Come First (and How to Make More of Them)  Business 2 CommunityMark Cuban may be the most famous bootstrapped billionaire in America. According to him, the secret to success is straightforward: sales cures all.
Gott Pet Products Expands Sales Team  Pet Business MagazineGott Pet Products added Adam Rosenbaum to its growing sales force. Effective immediately, Rosenbaum will serve as territory sales manager – Northeast.
C21Jobs: Sales Director  C21MediaSales, Marketing & PR: Sales Management. Job Description: Reed MIDEM is recruiting a Sales Director TV Markets (M/F) Permanent contract – Based in ...
Our Numbers Aren’t Laws of Physics!  Business 2 CommunityWe tend to think of the Laws Of Physics as fundamental truths about how things behave.* For example, F=M x V (Force is equal to Mass times Velocity).
Everything In Sales Is Dead, Long Live Sales and Selling!  Business 2 CommunityIt's tedious, every day a scroll through my various news feeds, there are any number of articles declaring the death of something in sales, or sales itself.
How to Create a Sales Plan Template  Business 2 CommunitySales affect the entire business, and your sales staff requires an in-depth plan to succeed. A good sales plan is specific and lays out tasks, realistic goals, and a ...
What Hannah Brown Is Really Looking for in Her The Bachelorette Men  E! OnlineThe ABC reality star stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to discuss her time in front of the cameras.
The Coming Sales Talent Crisis  Business 2 CommunityIt's clear that customers struggle to buy. The majority of complex B2B buying journeys end in no decision made. What we traditionally thought of as a relatively ...
Turbulence and Fear of Buying  Business 2 CommunityI spend too much of my life on planes. The other day was a rough flight, it was typical winter storms. I've become immune to the occasional shaking, even the ...
If You Really Want to Shorten Your Sales Cycle, Slow Down!  Business 2 CommunityIf the conversations I've been having with sales leaders recently are anything to go by, our sales pipelines are full of opportunities that start off looking like they ...
Analysts Expect Apollo Global Management LLC (APO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $660.64 Million  Fairfield CurrentEquities analysts expect Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE:APO) to report sales of $660.64 million for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have ...
Manager, Local Sales Executives - HotSchedules  Built In AustinHotSchedules is hiring for a Manager, Local Sales Executives in Austin. Find more details about the job and how to apply at Built In Austin.
Sea Delight Hires New Vice President of Sales for USA  SeafoodNewsSea Delight, LLC, a member of the Sea Delight Group, has announced the hiring of Sales Management Executive Alex Cook. Alex has held several Senior ...
Yash Solutions Develops Effective Targeted Email Campaigns Using Partner Portal and Partner Marketing Concierge Services from ZINFI  GlobeNewswireYash Uses Vendor Partner Portal, Powered by ZINFI, to Access Turnkey Campaigns and Other Marketing Assets to Make Planning and Executing Campaigns ...
How to Create the Perfect Sales-Stages Journey  Business 2 CommunityWhen you set off on a road trip, you have a vehicle and a road map for directions. On this road map, you mark stops to take along the way. Think of your ...
Inpixon Recruits Andrew Chapman as VP Sales, Retail & Entertainment  Associated PressThis *content* is a press release from our partner Globe Newswire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.
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How to Develop a Proactive, New-Business Sales Team!

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4 Marketing Myths Threaten Your Sales

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I recently began doing training in the banking industry. Across... Read More

How to Beat the 80/20 Rule in Sales Performance -- Part 2

Another key reason why companies suffer from 80/20 performance is... Read More

Why Performance-Based Recruiting Produces Top Sales Performers

Many recruiting ads and job descriptions include "knockout factors" that... Read More

Building Trust For Lifetime Success

Trust.One word.One very powerful word that can increase both first... Read More

The Effective Executive

What does it mean to be an "effective executive"? Well... Read More