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  • Office Furniture Sales Leads vs Prospects: What's the Difference?

    Posted On October 21, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Many office furniture sales reps use the terms "sales lead" and "prospect" interchangeably. They believe that any potential office furniture customer is a lead or prospect, so they focus their sales efforts on nurturing these individuals through their sales funnel. While similar, though, sales leads and prospects are two different and unique entities. To learn more about office furniture sales leads and prospects, including how they differ, keep reading.

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  • How to Increase B2B Sales in an Unpredictable Office Market

    Posted On October 19, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Regardless of what exactly your B2B company sells, you'll probably experience ups and downs depending on the office market fluctuations. When there's high buyer demand and low competition in your market, you'll naturally sell more products or services. But when your market begins to decline, the opposite tends to happen: You sell fewer office products or services. While there's no way to control office market conditions, there are ways to increase your company's B2B sales in an unpredictable market.

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  • The Importance of Customer Retention in the Office Industry

    Posted On October 18, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    What's your company's customer retention rate for the office industry? Defined as the percentage of customers who make at least two purchases within a specific period of time -- typically a year -- it's important that you optimize your company's strategy to achieve a high rate. Statistics show that increasing customer retention rates by just 5% can yield an increase of up to 25% profits. If you're skeptical of the benefits of customer retention, keep reading to learn how it can help you sell to the office industry.

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  • Don't Fight Upstream: Sell How Your Office Sales Leads Want to Buy

    Posted On October 10, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    A critical mistake made by office industry salespeople is thinking strictly about their own company's sales process. Most sales reps follow a linear process, beginning with sales lead acquisition and ending with the actual sale at the bottom of the funnel. In doing so, however, they overlook the office customer's own process, resulting in fewer actual conversions.

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  • Are Systems Integrators Using Webinars to Attract B2B Leads?

    Posted On September 25, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Systems integrators know the importance of educating their audience about their products or services. If a distribution center or manufacturing facility, for example, doesn't know how a product or service works, it's unlikely that he or she will buy it. While there are dozens of ways to educate your company's audience, hosting webinars is arguably one of the most effective. Not only does it help plant managers or operations managers understand your product or service; it's also an excellent lead-generation tool. However, you'll need to follow a few steps to effectively generate B2B leads using webinars.

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