Being a top seller and staying a top seller are two very different situations. We all know that the first few months of selling can be like a natural high, with the sheer excitement to succeed bringing out the best salesperson in most of us. After a while, though, people often find themselves falling into ragged routines that lead overall to a decline in reach and to general sales malaise. Numbers fall.
It’s vacation season. For marketing professionals who want to stay entertained while at the poolside, or the beach, or just on a bench in the park, reading is great way to pass time in both a relaxing and educational way. Industry leaders and business academics have made their years of experience available through countless books, and those looking to improve their skills in areas like relationship management or guerrilla marketing should take a look at the books below.
[Read more…] about 8 Marketing Books to Bring on Vacation
Though spending five extra minutes on creating an ideal subject line for an email can seem like a lot of work, a bad subject line can render all the time spent on a newsletter or advertising campaign totally wasted. Your consumers won’t open an email that doesn’t immediately grab their attention in the right way, so make sure you don’t lose them before you even have a chance to have them in the first place! These email subject line tips can help you get the most out of your email marketing efforts.
How can you make your sales team more profitable? How can you use social media more effectively in your sales funnel? What are some low-cost ways to improve your sales processes? If you’ve been asking yourself these questions, we have the answers you’ve been seeking.
[Read more…] about 4 Reasons Why No One Cares What You Sell
Whether you’re lounging at a pool or in an RV, you can find some prime opportunities for low-stress professional development in summer. As a sales professional, all it takes is the right words from a master or two to energize your efforts and keep you motivated to succeed.
[Read more…] about 7 Must Read Sales Books This Summer
Zig Ziglar, one of the most notable sales leaders of the 20th century, said that “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem.” Great sales agents cultivate time management skills.
[Read more…] about 6 Tasks Top Sales Agents Delegate
Some people would like you to believe that email marketing is a thing of the past. With the influx of mobile marketing, social platforms like Twitter and Facebook, and video conferencing software, there are those who would argue that email no longer helps small business sales professionals connect with people on a daily basis.
[Read more…] about Email is not Dead – Email Marketing Statistics Your Sales Team Needs to Know
Warren Buffett is a titan of the modern business landscape. His firm Berkshire Hathaway’s Class A shares currently trade for over $180,000 per share, the highest price on the NYSE.
[Read more…] about 4 Business Tips You Can Learn From Warren Buffet
Welcome back to the weekly sales roundup, a curated collection of the top sales resources throughout this week. This round of the roundup brings you thought-provoking insights on how to build your business and your numbers. [Read more…] about Avidian Weekly Sales Roundup, June 6 2014