Sales Discovery

QUICK TAKES ON PROSPECTING AND ACCOUNT GROWTH

August 27, 2020

Land More Sales Using Outcome Selling

You may think it’s your product or service that you’re selling to your clients, and while that’s technically true, it isn’t the whole story. Your prospects likely don’t care about your product or service as a standalone purchase. What they care about is how exactly that product or service of yours is going to benefit them specifically.

August 26, 2020

Follow-Ups: Why 5 Is the Magic Number

Follow-ups directly impact your close rates, but do you know just how much of an impact they have? The answer may surprise you. Only 2% of sales are closed after the first meeting, which reveals that 98% of first meetings must be followed up before making a sale.

August 21, 2020

The Media Seller's Guide to Cyber Week 2020

This holiday shopping season will be different than any other. Our AudienceSCAN research shows that 32% of U.S. adults are Cyber Monday Shoppers. They won’t just be buying from the likes of Amazon and Walmart, but to win their shopping budget, marketers must be in the right place, at the right time, with the right products, using the right offers and media. Download this free white paper to learn why it's imperative to help your local accounts to "sell everywhere" this holiday season with both traditional and digital marketing efforts with tips on where to focus.

MAKING THE CASE FOR A STRONGER DISCOVERY PROCESS

40% of demos have little to no buyer engagement. No conversation between the sales rep and the buyer.

TOPO

Top sales performers ask between 11 and 14 questions per discovery call

AA-ISP

Nearly half of SMBs say 'knows my company and line of business' is a key attribute for sales reps

Selling to SMBs, SalesFuel, 2019

72% of salespeople are unable to connect offerings to buyer needs/challenges

SiriusDecisions

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEWS ABOUT SALES DISCOVERY

C. Lee Smith Leads Off New Season of All Business Podcast with Jeffrey Hayzlett

SalesFuel CEO Talks About Rep's Role in the Customer Journey on "Crack the Customer Code"

Sales Expert C. Lee Smith Appears on the Sell or Die Podcast

C. Lee Smith Appears on the Thrive LOUD Podcast

Topics covered on this page: Company Culture, Sales Culture, Company Mission, Company Values, Behavior Modeling, Sales Manager Help, Sales Management Training, Sales Increase, Revenue Increase, Sales Rep Improvement, Sales Improvement, Sales Time Management, People Skills, Microlearning, Sales Success, Sell Smarter, Sales Aptitude, Sales Technology

Discovery provides the value to open doors and the leverage to close sales.

— C. Lee Smith, SalesFuel Founder and CEO