Whether you’re a sales leader, manager, or rep, metrics are key to your success. They help you evaluate the performance of the business, team, and individual contributors. Let’s say you’re preparing for a meeting with your VP of Sales and you need to provide an update on your sales team’s achievements. If you’re looking at
Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you a quick learner who enjoys gaining new business knowledge? If so, a career as a business development manager could be a fantastic fit for you. Business development management allows you to flex your relationship-building and strategic skills. As a business development manager (BDM), you’ll develop partnerships with
Today’s buyers are busier than ever before. So for a sales rep to connect with a prospect, they must supersede all the other tasks, priorities, emails, meetings, and notifications the prospect has on their plate at that very minute. They have to convince the buyer to put everything else down and listen to them. Sounds
What is business development? It refers to the activities designed to expand your company’s reach in a new market. The primary focus of this business function is to identify potential good-fit customers using prospecting techniques. And the people that carry out these activities are called business development representatives (BDRs). But, what do business development representatives
Picture a room full of salespeople. What do you see? We’re guessing people like Jordan Belfort, Gordon Gekko, or Glengarry Glen Ross-types — some typical wolves of Wall Street. Phones are ringing off the hook, and reps are chatting about the latest deal they closed — you might even picture a Nerf Ball whizzing by.