Category: Targeting/Prospecting/Networking

Research Reveals Best Way to First Contact a Prospect

It’s no secret that top-performing sales reps do things differently than others in the industry. Thankfully, recent insights shed some light on the tactics of top performers, as well as what buyers want during that first contact.

Nonverbal Ways to Command A Room

While speaking pretty much guarantees all eyes will be on you, there are also nonverbal ways to command a room. Just because you aren’t on a podium doesn’t mean that you have to fade into the crowd. For salespeople, every impression and connection is important, so it’s up to you to make the most of any opportunity.

Do You Have the Same Prospecting Challenges As Other Sellers?

If you had to list your top prospecting challenges, what would they be? Do you think other salespeople grapple with the same issues?

Networking is Getting Known by Those Who Count

Anne Boe, a brilliant, award winning speaker, recently led an audience through the psychological barriers of networking avoidance, and seemed to empower the audience with thought provoking statements that had people leaning into her words. And humor that had them laughing to a point of applause.

Top Sellers Make Fewer Touches Than Average Reps

Think you can guess how many touches it takes to get a first meeting with a prospect? Recent research from the RAIN Group Center sheds light onto how often a rep needs to contact a prospect to make that first conversion.

Busted! New Data Debunks Common Prospecting Myths

You’re probably aware of quite a few sales myths, but now, there’s research that actually reveals why these myths don’t hold up. A new white paper from RAIN Group Center for Sales Research disproves five common prospecting myths by revealing insights from a recent survey of buyers and sellers.

Break the Mold With These Fresh Prospecting Ideas

Tired of the old standard methods of prospecting? If you’re looking to get a bit more creative when seeking prospects, there are some ways you can shake things up. Apart from gaining a fresh perspective, it’s also important to switch up the prospecting routine to open up opportunities.

Unique Alternatives to ‘How Are You?’

How often is “How are you?” part of your initial dialogue with a prospect or client? This age-old nicety certainly isn’t helping drive a valuable conversation, so it’s time to give it a rest.

Targeting Today’s 5 Types of Luxury Shoppers

Twenty-seven percent of consumers believe luxury products and services are more accessible. This perceived accessibility gives advertisers a broader audience to reach out to.

How to Boost Your Sales Prospecting Success

Nine hundred and seventy-seven buyers and sellers across 25 industries agree, this is what you need to become more successful at sales prospecting.

Boost LinkedIn Response Rates With These 2 Tips

If you use LinkedIn for lead generation, are you happy with your response rate? If not, a couple simple tweaks to your strategy can have a big impact.

Sales lessons are business lessons and ethics lessons in disguise

Don’t convince anyone to buy something that doesn’t work for them, and always help them find the BEST solution for themselves, so when they leave they can’t wait to tell all of their friends.

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