Sales

  • 5 Tips to Improve Your Follow-Up Sales Calls

    Posted On April 19, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    It's frustrating when you spend your time and energy calling a B2B prospect, only for him or her to reject your offer. Rejections come with the territory in the sales business, but you can often convert these non-buyers into customers by making follow-up sales calls. If a prospect was busy when you initially called, for instance, following up with him or her at a later date may yield a sale.

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  • Email vs Cold Calling for B2B Sales: Which Is Best?

    Posted On April 18, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Should you use email or cold calling to contact your B2B company's prospects and pitch your product or service? As you may already know, email involves the use of digital messages sent to a prospect's email address. These messages can range from full-length articles to one-sentence sales pitches.

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  • How to Overcome Sales Objections

    Posted On April 17, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    B2B sales reps have a single universal goal: to sell a product or service. Unfortunately, not every prospect whom you contact will agree to buy your company's products or services. Depending on your method of contact and what you are selling, you can expect anywhere from 1% to 30% conversion rate. There are ways to overcome sales objections, however, and achieve a higher conversion rate.

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  • How to Qualify B2B Sales Leads

    Posted On April 12, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Qualifying leads is an important step in the business-to-business (B2B) process. While there's no universal definition for the term "qualified" when referring to leads, it generally refers to any prospect whom you've acquired that could turn into a customer. In comparison, a disqualified lead is a prospect with a low chance of converting into a customer. So, how do you qualify B2B sales leads exactly?

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  • 5 Overrated Sales Trigger Events…with Exceptions

    Posted On March 20, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Tracking sales triggers is a great way to identify prospects who are ready to buy your company's products or services. Some trigger events, however, are more effective at generating sales than others. The following five trigger events offer minimal value to B2B sales reps.

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  • Why You Need to Choose the Right Market Intelligence Solution for B2B Sales

    Posted On March 09, 2018

    Ask any B2B marketer or sales rep and he or she will agree: a market intelligence solution is an invaluable tool for attracting new clients and generating more sales. With this tool, you'll have an easier time connecting with your company's audience and convincing them to buy your products or services. However, it's important to choose the right market intelligence solution, as this can prove even more useful for your company's marketing and sales efforts.

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  • How to Use Triggers Events for B2B Prospecting

    Posted On March 06, 2018

    A successful B2B sales campaign requires targeting the right prospects at the right time. Whether you're selling a prospect, service or both, you must reach out to to prospects when they are in the "buying" mindset. Otherwise, you'll struggle to convert them into customers. Unfortunately, this is where many B2B sales reps fall short. They fail to understand the specific needs of their prospects or when those prospects are ready to buy. There's a simple solution to overcome this hurdle, however: sales triggers. Also known as a trigger event, a sales trigger is an indication that a prospect is ready to buy. When a sales rep notices a trigger event, he or she should contact the prospect ASAP to increase their chances of sales success. In addition to sales, though, trigger events are also a powerful B2B prospecting strategy.

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  • 14 Important Trigger Events That Every B2B Sales Rep Should Use

    Posted On March 02, 2018

    As a B2B sales rep, you probably know the importance of contacting the right prospects at the right time. Unfortunately, determining who to contact and when to contact isn't always easy. There are certain "trigger events," however, that can help you make these decisions. If you're tired of a sky-high rejection rate, consider the following trigger events in your sales efforts.

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  • The Power of User-Generated Content in B2B Marketing

    Posted On February 28, 2018

    Content creation and distribution has become a top priority among business-to-business (B2B marketers. According to HubSpot, nearly one-third of B2B marketers have a documented content marketing strategy. Unlike outbound marketing techniques, content marketing attracts clients and customers naturally using high-quality, targeted content. If you're planning to use content marketing in your B2B marketing strategy, though, you should consider seeking user-generated content.

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  • Improve and Streamline Your Sales Cadence With Market Intelligence

    Posted On February 27, 2018

    According to a study conducted by SiriusDecisions, 65% of companies say their sales reps exhaust too much time and resources on non-sales-related activities like manual data entry. When sales reps become bogged down with tedious and time-consuming tasks, it creates a sluggish sales cadence.

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