Successfully plan your exit strategy with these 5 things to do to get ready to sell your small business.
Your customer relationship management (CRM) software system is filled with details about the people and companies most important to your business. But are you using CRM to add value to your sales team? If you haven’t set up a CRM system to actively monitor and effectively track the steps your sales team takes with business [...]
In this seventh month of social distancing, client communications seem ever more remote – less accessible and a bit aloof as well as physically distant. How in the world can your sales force stay on top of their game and meet their goals? Now is the time to reassess their online skills and teach them [...]
A friend in the process of starting a new business recently sent me an email, asking, “How in the world do I set sales quotas?” For anyone who hasn’t done this before, the answer can be fairly elusive. Setting quotas is a blend of art, experience, and data. Before you start, make sure your sales [...]
I’ve noticed something interesting about small-to-medium businesses across industries: Many are not very specific when describing their target client. This is a major sales roadblock, especially for B2B companies. You have to precisely define who your ideal client is and what they care about before you can engage them in a sales conversation. Who [...]
Starting a company is hard work. Keeping it running properly is even harder. You live your life in a swirl of competing priorities; on any given day, you’re likely to be launched sideways by an unexpected hiccup. So, how do you keep revenue growth on track and predictable while dealing with a myriad of other [...]