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Here are the 7 BEST Data-Backed Sales Tips of 2019

By Devin Reed, December 19, 2019

There’s no shortage of sales tips online. In fact, Google returns 1,370,000,000 results when you search “sales tips”. Yeah. That’s 1.37 BILLION articles. Some of those results are Gong’s articles, and what sets them apart is our focus on data-backed sales tips. Toss anecdotes and opinions out the window and let data tell the REAL […]

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Gong Labs Live: Sales Career Advice with Lars Nilsson

By Devin Reed, December 17, 2019

Getting ready for a sales job interview? Congrats! Now comes the tough part: landing the job. Relax. You’ve got this.  In episode 19 of Gong Labs Live, Devin Reed and Chris Orlob sit down with Lars Nilsson, CEO and Co-Founder of SalesSource, to cover how to get hired.  Nilsson has over 20 years of sales […]

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How to Cross the Disruption Chasm Using Revenue Intelligence

By Sheena Badani, December 10, 2019

At Gong’s #celebrate conference, sales leaders tackled three pillars: peoplesuccess, deal success, and strategy success. I’ve been revealing key takeaways from their talks. Now up: ‘strategy success’ based on a talk by Geoffrey Moore, author of “Crossing the Chasm” and investor at Wildcat Venture Partners. In the 20th century, the product was king, so executives had a product-first approach. They focused on optimizing supply […]

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The One Word to Avoid in Your Next Sales Pitch

By Devin Reed, December 3, 2019

Sorry! My bad! Forgive me!  These “apology” words and phrases are all too common on sales calls. Salespeople apologize All. The. Time. We (salespeople) apologize for reaching out, being late, and “taking up valuable time.” We even apologize for our product/service and pricing! Apologizing is rampant amongst sales professionals with 57% of sales calls contain ANY form of […]

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Gong Raises $65M Led By Sequoia Capital

I am excited to update that we have secured an additional $65M in funding. The round was led by Sequoia Capital bringing our total capital raised to $134M.   Sequoia is one of Silicon Valley’s most enduring venture capital firms, investing in legendary companies including Apple and Google and breakthrough companies like Dropbox and Stripe.  We […]

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Deal Success: Your Revenue Team’s Backbone

By Sheena Badani, December 2, 2019

At Gong’s #celebrate conference, sales leaders discussed three outcomes tied to revenue intelligence: people success, deal success, and strategy success. I’ve been revealing key takeaways from their talks. Now up: ‘deal success,’ based on a panel hosted by Chris Orlob, Director of Sales at Gong and a talk by poker world champion Daniel Negreanu. The panelists represented functions that are the ‘backbone’ of […]

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Shep Maher: Relentless Servant Leadership 

By Sheena Badani, November 18, 2019

How do you ensure your team is prepared for C-level conversations? Why is relentless communication critical to driving behavior change? What should you look for in your next sales hire? On a recent episode of the Reveal podcast, we connected with Betterworks’ EVP of Global Sales, Shep Maher, for answers to these and other questions […]

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Ed Calnan: Adapt and Win

By Sheena Badani, November 11, 2019

How has the buyer’s journey evolved? What can modern revenue teams do to adapt and win in an ever-changing selling environment? Why is data more important than ever? On a recent episode of the Reveal podcast, we connected with Ed Calnan for answers to these and other questions that are top of mind for revenue […]

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