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These 6 Questions Will Help You Choose a Conversation Intelligence Platform

By Chris Orlob, January 10, 2018

Choosing a conversation intelligence platform can be confusing, which is why we just launched a short buyer’s guide to help you make sense of your options. Even though the space is young, it has blown up with competing products and alternatives. Many of these options are designed for completely different types of sales organizations and […]

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“How” You Sell Is As Important As “What” You Sell – Here’s Why

By Chris Orlob, January 4, 2018

We’ve entered an era where how you sell has become just as important as what you sell. Here’s why… Every product category out there is exploding in competition. Customers have hundreds of choices for any category of product they want to buy. And all of them are more or less the same. Differentiation based on product features is short-lived at best, and non-existent […]

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This Is the Secret to Rising Through the Sales Leaderboard

By Chris Orlob, December 19, 2017

Sales reps at the top of the leaderboard talk about the business value of their offerings far more than product features or technical details. That’s no secret. What’s less known is that coaching a struggling rep to go from one to the other is the most decisive factor in helping them rise through the ranks. It’s the most […]

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Introducing the Gong.io Mobile App

By Chris Orlob, December 18, 2017

Get your ears on every call, from wherever you are, with the Gong.io Mobile App     It’s Saturday night as I write this and my wife is not impressed. I’ve been listening to call recordings on Gong’s brand new Mobile App for two hours straight! Yep… it’s here. Say goodbye to listening to podcasts and audiobooks […]

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Your Sales Effectiveness Programs Will Fail Without This Key Ingredient

By Chris Orlob, November 7, 2017

The key ingredient that makes all of your sales effectiveness programs generate strong returns comes down to this: Visibility into your team’s sales conversations. Understanding this concept is critical to avoiding wasted time, effort, and money with your company’s sales effectiveness programs. If you’ve been following this series, then you’ve learned two things: The #1 […]

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These 7 Words Are Guaranteed To Make A Sale

By Chris Orlob, October 16, 2017

A few weeks ago we published an article called These Are the Worst 13 Words to Use During Sales Calls, According to New Data. There are hundreds of articles that recommend the vocabulary to avoid in sales, but this was the first one to have hard data behind it. I sense that’s what made the […]

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This Is the Worst Way to Build Rapport, According to New Data

By Chris Orlob, September 26, 2017

“Part of what it means to have a powerful personality is that you can draw others into your own rhythms and dictate the terms of the interaction.” -Malcom Gladwell A new study on the science of sales conversations shows that “average” salespeople actively seek rapport with their buyers, while top salespeople pull buyers to seek […]

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