Managing a sales team is difficult. Regardless of how many degrees, diplomas, or PhDs you may have, every salesperson is different, which makes every sales team different. And yet somehow, that is what makes managing a sales team so rewarding.
In a recent study, Growthonics analysed the work of a sales rep responding to 2,000 emails sent during a cold outreach campaign. Over a period of 1 month, we wanted to find out how much time was spent sending follow-up emails and managing the campaign, rather than bringing in the money. With this, we focused on positive and negative email responses and everything in between, and how the sales rep reacted toward it.
In this new environment, many companies are reluctant to purchase. With budgets on hold, there’s very little a salesperson can do. So, what’s the solution?
Domain protection is a vital, but often overlooked aspect of email marketing. Without it, your emails risks being blocked or sent to a spam folder
GDPR and email marketing to deliver new business leads can seem daunting due to regulation changes. However, LinkedIn outreach can be more rewarding.
With new media channels, outreach techniques and hundreds of competitors all vying for consumers’ attention, all the time. Bombarding your prospects with sales calls and marketing information just isn’t enough to push for a conversion. If you want to increase your sales, you need to first identify who you are selling to. Every campaign and every pitch needs to start and finish with your prospect’s problems – and how you are solving them.
The average sales team spends only ⅓ of their working day actually talking to prospects. If you run a business, or a sales team, increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of a sales team is always going to be your top priority. An inefficient sales team is a waste of your time and your money. We’re going to run through why and how you should split your sales team to maximise efficiency and productivity, and how to further compartmentalise your team into 4 key roles.
OUTBOUND OUTREACH WITHINBOUND MARKETINGFOR MORE SALES Both outbound and inbound marketing and sales methodologies ultimately share the same goal: conversions. The inbound and outbound trajectories – attracting prospects, nurturing leads and closing clients – share a lot in common. Inbound and outbound can support each other throughout the buyer’s journey, […]
WHY YOU NEED A SPECIALISED OUTBOUND TEAM In the B2B world, it can sometimes seem impossible to separate lead generation and sales, as many sales teams are expected not only to close the sale, but to find their own leads too, and in some cases even manage accounts. In […]
The average sales team spends only ⅓ of their working day talking to prospects. Seem wasteful? It is. If you run a business, or a sales team, increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of a sales team is always going to be your top priority. An inefficient sales team is a waste of your time and your money. It is a tough market out there, so optimising your sales team for peak performance is crucial. Evidence suggests that having a specialised outbound team can have a major impact on the efficiency of your sales team.