How to Optimize the Performance of Your SDRs

Your SDR team is the face of your sales team – the first point of contact and the best chance you have at scheduling qualified appointments that will lead to closed business. Though the SDR is often an...

Sales Coaching: How to Coach a High-Performing Rep

If you’ve ever had a rainmaker on your sales team, you know that a unique dynamic sometimes exists between you and your star-player. You also probably know how tempting it is to let your high-performer simply...

6 Easy Ways to Look for Intangible Qualities While Interviewing

Salespeople love numbers, period. So why is it that sales leaders often credit their gut when determining if someone will be a great hire? We interview salespeople differently depending on role, experience and...

Slack Hacks for Your Sales Team

Since April 1st, 2014, Slack has roughly added 4,000 new users per day. Whoa. The disruptive communication medium delivers value that’s intuitive to utilize from day one. Eventually, though, we started...

How To Nail Your Mock Pitch

So you’ve made it through the various phone screens and/or in-person interviews & you’re ready to take on the mock sales pitch – congratulations! Whether you’re an experienced enterprise seller or an...

Building a Sales Team in Europe: Lessons Learned

If your SaaS company is considering expanding from the U.S. to Europe, there’s good news: Building a successful sales team in Europe actually isn’t so different from building one in the U.S., but I have...

Selling HR Technology: How to Structure Your Team for Success

When selling HR technology, it’s important to keep in mind that you are bringing in technology that will impact every employee at the company. These decisions matter to everyone in the executive suite...

Choosing Your First CRM: 8 Factors to Consider

Selecting and implementing your first CRM system is critical for early stage, high growth companies. While the CRM won’t close deals for you, it does play a major role in your sales team’s ability to engage...

When To Merge Your Sales And Post-Sales Teams And How To Do It

Movable Ink made an unorthodox shift last year: We merged our sales team with our post-sales team. A risky move? Sure—but it really helped us grow our existing accounts and bring on new business. This strategy...

How Role Plays Improve Sales Team Training

Role playing serves as one of the best ways for people to learn and practice the skills necessary to succeed in sales. At Justworks, we’ve integrated weekly role plays into a part of our schedule, and also...

5 Sales Techniques That Help You Hire Top Talent

From startups to enterprise, companies are duking it out on the talent battlefield to attract and hire top talent. The number one reason that a ‘top’ candidate rejects an offer is due to their...

What European Startups Should Know Before Opening a U.S. Office

When deciding to open a U.S. office, there are many things to think about, both good and bad. It’s a big, exciting step and a defining moment in a European startup’s history.  As a Voice of Customer SaaS...

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