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Kurt Shaver is a LinkedIn Trainer and Keynote speaker, helping B2B inside and outside sales teams win more business with digital sales techniques. If you want to grow your professional network of customers, prospects and partners, connect with more decision makers through introductions and referrals, and increase your visibility and value online, Kurt is the guy!
Kurt carried a bag as a sales rep, led teams as VP of Sales and is now helping sales teams increase revenue through adopting the right sales tools and strategies. On this episode, he is sharing his in-depth knowledge and actionable tips about the most important social selling tool LinkedIn, and how you can use it to become more successful in outside sales.
Here are some of the topics covered in this episode:
- Why LinkedIn is crucial for Field Salespeople
- How to use LinkedIn to grow your network and build relationships
- 3 tips to make initial contact with a prospect on LinkedIn
- How to make a powerful LinkedIn profile that stands out and attracts your buyers
- What NOT to do on LinkedIn
Learn more about how to generate more leads with LinkedIn!
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About the Guest: Kurt Shaver is a co-founder and Chief Sales Officer of Vengreso, a digital sales transformation company focusing on sales and marketing alignment. Kurt is an expert at getting sales teams to adopt new sales tools and techniques. Through a successful career in technology sales, Kurt learned what it takes to reach B2B decision makers. As a VP of Sales for a global software company, Kurt was the executive sponsor of a Salesforce.com rollout. That’s how he learned what it takes to get salespeople to adopt new tools and techniques. That knowledge led to him launch his own Salesforce consulting business in 2008. When LinkedIn went public in 2011, Kurt recognized that LinkedIn would be the next great sales technology and that it would require expert training. He pivoted his business and now has over 10,000 hours of experience training corporate sales teams like CenturyLink, Ericsson, and TelePacific Communications.
Kurt is the creator of the Social Selling Boot Camp and is a member of the National Speakers Association. He frequently speaks at corporate sales meetings and conferences like Dreamforce, Sales 2.0, and LinkedIn’s Sales Connect.
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