Sales Techniques and Strategy

Why Employee Training Is Important

To crush your sales goals month after month, hiring the best sales representatives alone — whether remote or in-house — won't cut it. It's important to invest in proper and permanent employee training to equip your employees with the skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to get the job done. Most business owners, HR managers and heads of sales

Starting 2016 the right way

I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas and New Year’s break, it’s crazy to think we are already one month into 2016. With that in mind, I wanted to write about one facet of something that many of us have a challenge with. I’m talking about prospecting and more specifically, referrals. Let’s start the

What Makes a Good Salesperson?

In every industry and job position, there are some people who seem to excel more easily than others. This seems especially true of sales positions. The turnover rate among salespeople is over 34%, which is more than double the turnover rate across all industries. Everyone will naturally excel at different things, but what makes

The Cost of Delaying Training

Many businesses delay sales training as other systems and budgeting demands take priority. These delays come at a cost as sales are the only function in any business, with the exception of not for profit type businesses that bring in income. You can have the best products in the world but unless somebody actually

Top Eleven Networking Tips

As business people many of us see networking as something you just have to do. It means we can tick the box to say that we have been out and about drumming up contacts for future business. However it is vitally important to make the most of your time at networking and referral group