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The 12 Best Objection Handling Skills for Sales You’ll Ever Read

By Chris Orlob, April 27, 2018

Objection handling techniques are all over the Internet. What makes this (one of) the BEST posts on objection handling you’ll read this year? It’s the only one that involves hard data. We studied 67,149 sales meetings from our database of five million recorded calls. The team analyzed them with AI to identify what that correlates with success, based on […]

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Cloudinary’s SDR Team Increases Meeting Conversion Rates with Gong.io

By Kyle Brown, April 20, 2018

Offering the most feature-rich, online image and video management solution available, Cloudinary is the media management platform for developers and marketers. More than 5,000 customers and 300,000 users around the world rely on its cloud-based software to cover their every image- and video-related need. Garrett Serviss is the Director of Global Sales Development for Cloudinary. […]

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VP of Sales Success Comes Down to These Two Levers

By Chris Orlob, April 10, 2018

I’ve had a blast watching our VP of Sales grow revenue faster than any SaaS company I know. Unfortunately, his results aren’t typical. Here’s what most VPs of Sales are in for: If this is your first crack at the VP of Sales job, bullseye is on your back. Fortunately, generating more revenue is simple. (Notice, I didn’t say easy.) […]

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The ROI of Call Coaching In Sales

By Chris Orlob, April 9, 2018

Calculating the ROI of call coaching for your sales team seems hard to pin down at first. But it’s actually incredibly simple, and you may be surprised at just how lucrative call coaching can be. Where you might go wrong in your attempt to calculate ROI is by trying to tie it nebulous outcomes that have too many root causes […]

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3 Ways To Achieve Repeatable Quota Attainment

By Kyle Brown, March 30, 2018

You’ve established your sales process and you have a structure in place to help your team achieve quota attainment. But with any sales machine, you should consistently to check see if all the moving parts are working and repeatable. How? There are hundreds of ways to measure sales performance, so be sure to choose wisely. But, […]

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Cold Calling Is Dead, Unless You Follow These Rules

By Chris Orlob, March 29, 2018

Is cold calling dead? No. But it is a game of inequality. On paper, the average success rate is dismal (as low as 1.48%*). As a result, many people conclude that cold calling is dead. But averages often obscure what’s really going on. Here’s the reality… Most salespeople are failing miserably at cold calling. Much […]

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Implementing a Quota Structure That Works

Once you’ve got a winning sales process in place, you can fine-tune the goals that will set your reps up for success. Over time, quota attainment becomes one of the clearest indicators of whether you’re setting the right sales goals, whether your team is able to achieve those goals, and if your revenue growth is […]

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CodeScience Maintains Visibility with Remote Sales Team Using Gong.io

By Kyle Brown, March 16, 2018

“We’re a fast-paced organization that builds and brings commercial products to market for businesses that are growing quickly. And the majority of the company is remote.” You read that right. Remote. CodeScience has spent the last 10 years creating solutions to increase business’ bottom line and avoid the common pitfalls associated with growth. Their team, […]

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