Pouyan Salehi

Recent Posts

What pisses me off about sales?

Today's episode really got our guests fired up. We asked our guests "What pisses you off about sales?"

My Most Embarrassing Sales Story

We've all been there: the ill-placed coffee stains, the foot-in-mouth moments. But you won't believe the stories from our guests when we asked them "What is your most embarrassing moment in your sales career?"

The Ultimate Guide to Email Productivity

Practical Hacks, Tools and Processes to Liberate You From Your Inbox

 

Sales Advice I’d Give To My Younger Self

If only what we knew then what we know now...

5 Sales Competition Ideas for SDR Teams

Over the last few months, we've really cut back on inviting guests to write for the PersistIQ sales blog. It was an experiment, and you voted with your views. The results: you read, shared and found more value from articles by PersistIQ team members.

The Most Ridiculous Objection From a Prospect

No matter how much you prepare, prospects can come up with some pretty absurd objections. What do you do when the past comes back to haunt you? What do you say when a prospect tells you they can’t buy because you’re not expensive enough? How do you handle what seem to be acts of God?

6 Steps to Writing the Perfect Cold Sales Email in 5 Minutes or Less

How to write better cold sales emails... it's been written about before, and it will no doubt be written about again. Sales reps pour countless hours into crafting the perfect cold email only to be left figuring out what to do next when they don’t get a reply.

How I Closed the Biggest Deal of My Career

As sales reps, there are some deals you close that you'll never forget.

Weapons of Mass Personalization: Tools and Tactics for Hacking Outbound Sales

On our blog two weeks ago, we talked about The False Promise of Automation and the Misconception of Personalization. Last week we shared a 5-Step Formula for Sending Highly Personalized Sales Emails at Scale. Now that we’ve laid the groundwork and have a good foundation to build a scalable system for sending highly personalized...

A 5-Step Formula for Sending Highly Personalized Sales Emails at Scale

In our previous post, The False Promise of Automation and the Misconception of Personalization, we talked about how automation doesn’t always lead to increased effectiveness and efficiency. With the new technologies available, you might be able to send highly customized emails at scale but you’re still not able to send highly ...