Sales strategy

TALKING SALES 162: Identifying the Mobilizer”

TALKING SALES 162: Identifying the Mobilizer”

“How salespeople can avoid the dreaded ‘no decision’” – A discussion by John Smibert.   How often has your proposal gone…

TALKING SALES 161: “Four sales predictions that will impact you”

TALKING SALES 161: “Four sales predictions that will impact you”

“4 sales trends impacting our need to change in order to sell more effectively”  – Discussion with  John Smibert.   How is…

To help you sell, ask don’t tell

To help you sell, ask don’t tell

My brain is bursting! (This article originally appeared in LinkedIn here) I’m currently half way through “Pre-suasion“, the brilliant new…

TALKING SALES 155: “Reciprocity: The forgotten Sales Strategy”

TALKING SALES 155: “Reciprocity: The forgotten Sales Strategy”

“Reciprocity is what you get back in return for giving help” – an interview by John Smibert.     Some…

TALKING SALES 148: “Business strategy before social media strategy”

TALKING SALES 148: “Business strategy before social media strategy”

               “Let’s try social media – we’ll worry about strategy later!!!!” – Interview with John Smibert…

TALKING SALES 135:   “Lose fast – win slow” – Tony Hughes

TALKING SALES 135: “Lose fast – win slow” – Tony Hughes

                      “The cost of pursuing business we cannot win is huge”…

TALKING SALES 124:  “Are you ready to ride the tsunami of change?”

TALKING SALES 124: “Are you ready to ride the tsunami of change?”

   “Sales organisations need to transform radically to survive a tsunami of change” – Interview by John Smibert     Author…

TALKING SALES 121: “Trialling your software is a big mistake”

TALKING SALES 121: “Trialling your software is a big mistake”

                      “Cloud solutions – Start small but with full commitment” –…

TALKING SALES 118:  “Sales mistake #1 – Lack of strategy”

TALKING SALES 118: “Sales mistake #1 – Lack of strategy”

“Sales basics: Write down your goal, plan your strategy and then execute” – Interview by John Smibert     According to…

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Strategic B2B Social Selling – A brief for the CEO
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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