25 Best Sales Movies You Must See
25 Best Sales Movies You Must See Over half of American salespersons are sleazy, greedy, lazy, dummies, or occasionally criminal — according to sales movies.  And that hasn’t changed. Since 1903, when salespeople began appearing on the reel, portrayals have remained stagnant, and salespeople have despised them. Like, LinkedIn sales manager, Kelly Marberry, for whom, Glengarry Glen Ross and Boiler Room make salespeople look “slimy.” Seth Davis, as a “boiler room” broker, gains acclaim via unethical deals, while Glengarry Glen Ross’ salesmen constantly lie, deceit, threaten. But these movies are often liked. Wolf of Wall Street, where Jordan Belfort cons the innocent, churned $400m and also catalyzed....
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The 6 Best Multi-Stop Route Planner Apps
The 6 Best Multi-Stop Route Planner Apps Is your outside sales or logistics team suffering from the struggles of a typical day in the field? A combination of bad planning, painfully slow routes, and poor time management? Or is it bad traffic and route building that’s bogging your team down?  Inefficiency is a common problem with a common consequence: high costs and low sales. The solution you’re looking for is a multi-stop route planner. A tool that will make your team’s day easier, more efficient and greatly increase their opportunities to sell.  According to a recent study, sales reps spend only a third of their time actually....
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Sales Operations: The Best Recipe to Boost Sales and Drive Growth
Sales Operations: The Best Recipe to Boost Sales and Drive Growth In today’s business climate, where extended buying cycles reign supreme and scalability is coveted, Sales Ops are key to a successful sales organization. However, as it is a recent development of the sales arm, and its responsibilities are closely tied to both sales management and sales enablement, many of its functions remain hazy.  Let’s shed some light on the world of Sales Operations...   Sales operations have been around since the mid 1970’s, when XEROX developed the first Sales Ops team. The need developed when sales management could no longer juggle sales strategy, territory management, and data crunching with sales leadership.  ....
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7 Characteristics of Effective Sales Managers
7 Characteristics of Effective Sales Managers There are thousands of different leadership styles.  They are the subject of college coursework, unlimited journal articles, and countless books. Supervisors, managers, and executives all develop unique leadership styles, whether they’re on factory floors, in I.T., H.R., or marketing and sales. Great leaders are essential for the success of any business, but let’s face it: revenue is mostly generated by sales. And sales success is dependent on those sales reps who find leads, nurture them, and ultimately seal the deal. To do this, they rely on their own skill sets, but also on the training, direction, coaching, and support of....
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4 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Marketing and Sales
4 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Marketing and Sales In any company, the sales and marketing teams are the most important players when it comes to getting more customers and closing more deals. So, it’s important to ensure both teams can work together to successfully push customers through the sales funnel. However, the sad reality is that many marketing and sales teams fail to maintain a healthy relationship and often have communication problems. And guess what? This doesn’t benefit anyone. So what’s the solution?  Companies need to bridge the gap between their marketing and sales teams. Good communication between these two entities will help create a powerful brand and....
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