4 Critical Factors For Sales Follow-Up Success

There is no one magic formula for outbound sales success. There is no silver bullet subject line that will make everyone open your email. There is no best time to call a prospect.

4 Simple Steps to Find the Decision Maker in Any Company

A big obstacle facing outbound sales reps is making sure they’re talking to the right person, especially if you’re doing targeted account selling/account based selling. If you have the perfect pitch and deliver it to your ideal company but you’re talking to the someone who has zero buying power, you’ve just wasted your time and...

3 Tips for Keeping a Sales Team Happy, Loyal and Engaged

If you’ve been a sales development rep, or have had a job that otherwise involves generating outbound demand by way of cold-calling, door-knocking, or e-mailing, you probably understand the difficulty in staying motivated and sustaining these activities for a long period of time.

How Sales Automation is Different than Marketing Automation

Why you need to Use Both Effectively

Sales and marketing. They're the yin and yang of revenue development for any company. They go hand in hand but are increasingly difficult to distinguish from one another. After all, the goal of both activities -- to get more business -- is the same. And social media, which can be a very...

Using Targeted Account Selling to Crush Your Sales Development KPIs

If you missed last week's webinar on targeted account selling with PersistIQ CEO Pouyan Selahi and Datanyze's Director of Outbound Sales Jason Vargas, or had to drop off early, here's a quick recap of some of the main we points discussed. Also below, you'll also find answers to some questions we didn't have time to take during...

The Most Common Sales Development Questions Answered

Modern sales development remains a relatively new specialization in sales, bringing with it loads of questions about how to best manage Sales Development Reps and their work. In the first post of our 3-part Sales Development series, we examined the rise of the SDR. In the second post, we explored tips and best practices for...

The Rise of Sales Development (Part 1)

"The sales development team is the most important sales process innovation in the last 10 years."-David Cummings

Sales development has been around for a while now, but if you’re new, we wanted to give you an overview of its history and what it is today.

The Quick Start Guide to Outbound Sales

“I've been relying on inbound leads. We need to grow faster. We have not done outbound sales before. Where do we start? What do we do?”

If that’s you, you’re in the right place.

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