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AGT and Associates Inc. | Monmouth Junction, NJ

Mike Montague

Video conference calls are now an integral part of many sales processes. That’s one legacy of the pandemic era that seems likely to be with us for a while. With that shift in mind, here are five videoconferencing best practices we see market leaders using to move the sales cycle forward.

 

You don’t need us to tell you that we’re all working from a distance these days. Thanks to COVID, professional salespeople are, for the most part, not seeing buyers in person.

 

We live in an era when virtual selling has, in many industries, all but eclipsed face-to-face, in-person selling.

And, while wins might be harder to come by during the pandemic, there are plenty of lessons to be learned. Here are a few that relate to business development and your sales team.

Take a look at this list of common mistakes salespeople make while conducting meetings with prospects in platforms where video is an option.

 

Mike Montague interviews Andrew Gregson on How to Succeed at Pricing Your Products and Services. 

 

It’s the start of a new year, with new goals, new challenges, and new opportunities. Each sales team is unique … but every team leader in every industry is, we believe, likely to be interested in the answer to a critical question about the year 2020: What can we do to improve closing ratios and margins this year? Here are three proven strategies to consider from the Sandler leadership playbook.

 

There’s a wise saying popularly attributed to baseball legend Yogi Berra: “If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up someplace else.” Here’s how I unpack that wisdom: We have to know what our goals are, and we also have to know the specific behaviors that support those goals… otherwise, we may end up supporting someone else’s plan, rather than our own. With that sobering thought in mind, consider this list of five behaviors that are essential the achievement of any worthwhile personal goal.

 

Below, you will find some DON’Ts, some DOs, and some concise guidance TIPS on getting the very most out of the extraordinary learning and reinforcement tools available via online learning portals like Sandler Online.

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Many sales professionals we work struggle with the question of how to leverage social networking platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter into their business development plan. Here are twelve simple steps you can take that will make it easier for you to launch and sustain mutually beneficial social connections online.

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