Dec, 29 2016 | Referral Sales, Referrals

December Referral Selling Insights

Here’s what you might have missed from No More Cold Calling this month. You may not have heard, but 2017 will be the year of referral selling. Why? Because as quotas continue to rise and competition gets stiffer, sales managers will have to accept that technology shouldn’t be the main artery to reach prospects. Technology […]

Dec, 15 2016 | Sales Leadership, Salespeople

Is Sales Automation Making Your Team Soft?

As your reps rely more on sales technology, they may be forgetting how to actually sell.  I used to add long columns of numbers and never had to check my math. I knew I got it right the first time. Not anymore. I usually still get it right, but I feel the need to double […]

Dec, 08 2016 | Referral Sales, Referrals, Sales Leadership, Salespeople

How Account-Based Sellers Make Money with a Proven Referral Program

Tired technology just can’t compete now. Let me let you in on a secret: Account-based selling isn’t anything new. This lead generation strategy is the source of much hype in our industry. There are even new acronyms and monikers, such as “land and expand” and “seed and grow.” People talk about it as if it’s […]

Dec, 01 2016 | Sales Leadership, Salespeople, Small Business

Why Sales Leaders Need Vacation—and Why They Don’t Take It

What does it say about you and your team if you can’t unplug? During the upcoming winter holidays, most of the business world will shut down. It’s vacation time, family time, rejuvenation time. If you’re planning to work through the “most wonderful time of the year,” or if you haven’t taken at least most of […]