A common worry salespeople face on a day to day basis is that deep down we know sales is not rocket science. When understood properly and with the right sales process in place let’s be honest it’s pretty simple. But as is frequently reiterated by Messer’s Durham and Lane, ‘often the best things are’.
Why outsource your sales? With all the horror stories you hear regarding typical ‘lead generation’ company’s pathetic attempts to create qualified business opportunities, why would you bother with the headache? Whether that be a pitiful return on investment, total lack of qualified leads, too many unqualified leads, a misunderstanding of the solution, lack of focus, lack of clarity, misjudged execution … the list goes on.
Topicssales performance Sales Training Sales Process sales recruitment business development
Processes, systems, and re-engineering are very familiar concepts to most organisations. For example, if you think of the manufacturing industry; defined and structured procedures ensure profitable operations in plants or warehouses - nothing is left to chance. It is all the more surprising that 70% of UK businesses still don’t have a professional approach for their salesforce. Given that sales are a critical driver for business success, relying on the luck of individual sales reps and their managers shouldn’t be an option.
TopicsSales Planning Sales Process growth
Have you heard of the “Window of Dissatisfaction”? According to Forrester Research, you can sell with a closing rate of 74% during this period. In this article you will learn why this concept is so powerful and how you can make use of it to increase your success.