Cold Calling

TALKING SALES 176:   “Implementing Referral Selling for competitive advantage”

TALKING SALES 176: “Implementing Referral Selling for competitive advantage”

       “Effective referral programs require skill and behavioural change” – Interview by John Smibert.   In my last…

“Why are 60% of your salespeople failing?” discussion with Tony J. Hughes

“Why are 60% of your salespeople failing?” discussion with Tony J. Hughes

About 60% of B2B salespeople are not achieving their numbers. There are a number of reasons for this yet one of…

TALKING SALES 165:   “Social selling – the silver bullet that can kill your sales?”

TALKING SALES 165: “Social selling – the silver bullet that can kill your sales?”

“When it comes to prospecting use all the eggs in your basket“ –  Interview by John Smibert   Social and…

TALKING SALES 125: “The No 1 sales challenge”

TALKING SALES 125: “The No 1 sales challenge”

              “How can we raise the selling efficiency of salespeople from 25% to 75%?”…

TALKING SALES 106:	Sales Mistake 2 – “It’s all about me, me, me”

TALKING SALES 106: Sales Mistake 2 – “It’s all about me, me, me”

“Successful sales conversations are all about the customer’s business – not our product” – Interview by John Smibert   In this…

TALKING SALES 96: “The 3rd biggest mistake in sales”

TALKING SALES 96: “The 3rd biggest mistake in sales”

                      “Does persistance pay?” – Interview by John Smibert  …

How to cold call a CEO – part one

How to cold call a CEO – part one

Stand out in the crowd Marketing experts, particularly those with a vested interest in selling digital marketing products, have been…

TALKING SALES 72: “Developing Sales Prospecting Skills”

TALKING SALES 72: “Developing Sales Prospecting Skills”

“How to prospect for new customers” –  Interview by John Smibert.      In this interview the Top Gun sales coach Wayne…

TALKING SALES 57: “How to prospect – by one of the masters”

TALKING SALES 57: “How to prospect – by one of the masters”

  Steve Hall is a master at prospecting. In this interview Steve tells John Smibert how he achieves very high success rates at opening doors…

White Papers

Strategic B2B Social Selling – A brief for the CEO
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Sales Tools

5 sales management questions for insight and value
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Bubble Chart – creating value in client conversations
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Death of A Sales Lead, or: What’s the Problem with Marketing’s Sales Leads ?
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Rethinking CRM and Business Engagement
How sales engagement is changing and what we need to do to stay ahead of the wav... More
TALKING SALES 117: “Social media technology madness – how to choose”
              “Forget about the shiny new toy; think about your bus... More