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sales coaching

Why You Need Strategic and Tactical Coaching in Sales Teams

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By: Sam Downes

Posted on: 12/10/21

Sales coaching helps to motivate your team and strengthen their sales skills. While sales coaching results in a more effective and productive sales team, 73% of managers spend less than 5% of their time coaching their teams. Only 50% of companies invest in ongoing sales manager training and development. Furthermore, 60% of salespeople are more […]

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marketing qualified leads

Marketing Qualified Leads: Why You Need Them & How to Get Them

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By: Yekemi Otaru

Posted on: 28/09/21

For most business owners, growing revenue is a top priority. To increase revenue, you need leads. But not any ol’ leads will do. Sales growth requires a steady stream of marketing qualified leads (MQLs). MQLs are warm leads from people who have shown an interest in your offering. Leads from people who have engaged with […]

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building rapport

Building Rapport for a Successful Sales Relationship

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By: Sarah Downs

Posted on: 07/09/21

In sales, it is essential to build relationships, but it takes time. Rapport is the art of building a personal connection with someone. It requires emotional intelligence and strong interpersonal skills. I learned how to build rapport as a nurse, but it helps me in my sales career. In both sales and nursing, we have […]

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succession planning doqaru

Top Tips for Succession Planning in Sales

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By: Sarah Downs

Posted on: 15/06/21

Staff turnover is inevitable; sometimes, it’s planned, and other times, it’s not. On top of the general churn, most industries face an ageing workforce and risk losing decades of knowledge, skills, relationships, and corporate memory. The sales function has other risks. Staff spend their time interacting with current customers while nurturing new business leads to […]

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selling digital world doqaru

Is Selling Harder in a Digital World?

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By: Sarah Downs

Posted on: 13/04/21

The world is becoming increasingly digital, and as a result, almost every aspect of the businesses has changed dramatically, including the sales process. From how we meet people, build rapport and relationships, to identifying sales opportunities and delivering services.   The Gartner Future of Sales 2025 report predicts that 80% of B2B sales interactions between […]

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cold calling doqaru

Is Cold Calling Dead?

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By: Sarah Downs

Posted on: 10/02/21

With social media on the rise and the new norm of selling, is cold calling dead? People are increasingly hooked on technology – from social media to emails – as a means of interaction. Yet, nothing compares to picking up the phone and having a conversation with somebody. Cold calling isn’t for every business, but […]

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