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Learn about emerging best practices, strategies and insights on B2B sales today dedicated for the modern sales organization.

Are You Focused on specific key accounts? Learn to focus on 1-2 digital sales plays.

Oct 30, 2018 5:00:00 PM - By Jamie Shanks

Do you have only 10 accounts? Does your entire sales division focus on only 100 global accounts? Digital sales is not a “prospecting” motion in your mind, as ...

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Why Digital Transformation Always Requires A Top-Down Strategy

Mar 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM - By Sales for Life

With so much literature and data supporting the need for digital transformation, it might seem like all modern companies are making the leap. Nothing could be ...

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How To Use WhatsApp As Your Vehicle For Sharing Insights With Buyers

Mar 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM - By Jamie Shanks

If you have a global sales force, at some point, you’ll encounter WhatsApp in your sales conversations. It’s absolutely the #1 communication platform in ...

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What's a CEO's Role in Digital Transformation?

Feb 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM - By Jamie Shanks

With a mecca of digital and social selling tools available to modern sales organizations, many companies are in the midst of a digital transformation. They're ...

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Best Practices of the Most Successful Digital Transformation Projects

Feb 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM - By Sales for Life

If you believe that the world today is a very different place than what it was even four years ago, there's a new set of hard data to back you up. Businesses ...

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How to Approach Digital Sales with Free Thinking

Feb 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM - By Brian Lipp

We all have leadership expectations to meet, goals to reach, and milestones to achieve. Think you or your buyers and customers are not biased? Think again. ...

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6 Digital Practices That Bring Back 5X More Revenue Growth for B2B

Jan 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM - By Jamie Shanks

It’s not fair. Some B2B companies really do have an unbeatable advantage. New research from McKinsey points to a specific path for digital transformation as ...

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6 Leadership Stories from Sales Leaders On A Digital Sales Transformation

Dec 29, 2017 11:00:00 AM - By Jamie Shanks

I’ve seen all kinds of sales leaders. Some that are as inspiring to their sales teams as Churchill and Napoleon, some as forgettable as King Edward V (he ...

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Digital Sales Transformation Will Change The Perception Of Business

Dec 14, 2017 10:23:50 AM - By Brian Lipp

Business isn't bad. Why do so many people think it is? Coming from an upbringing of academics mixed with business, there was always a tug of war. But positive ...

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Digital Disruption Will Lead To Extinction For Analog Sales Leaders

Nov 27, 2017 2:05:03 PM - By Daniel Ku

With the rapid change in the B2B sales landscape, being a sales leader today is more difficult than ever. The statement “sales has changed more in the past 10 ...

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What Good Sales Leaders Need To Sell Change: Common Pitfalls (1/2)

Oct 23, 2017 1:40:44 PM - By Julia Manoukian

People resist change, whether it's internal change or with buyers. This isn't because people don't want to change. It starts with a more complex understanding ...

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The 5 Mistakes That Can Kill Your Sales (And How To Avoid Them)

Jul 24, 2017 1:37:49 PM - By Jamie Shanks

I’ve spent the last several years helping companies transform their sales teams from analog to digital. During this time, I’ve seen companies become wildly ...

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Technology Isn’t Killing Your Business. You Are

Jul 10, 2017 11:16:34 AM - By Amar Sheth

And let’s be clear here, by “you” I mean anyone that isn’t focused on being customer-centric. No matter the role, no matter the title, a lack of ...

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Three Lessons for Salespeople Who Don’t Want to Be Replaced By AI

Mar 20, 2017 11:45:34 AM - By Amar Sheth

Warren Buffett needs no introduction. Affectionately known as The Oracle of Omaha, he has put a noticeable spotlight on the world of investing.

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The Value of Social: No One Ever Asked “What’s The ROI of The Phone?”

Mar 8, 2017 11:18:12 AM - By Amar Sheth

When it comes to deploying social selling – programs, tools or both – we all want to see the ROI.

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96% Of Fortune 500 Companies Are Losing Market Share - Don't Join Them

Feb 28, 2017 12:18:28 PM - By Amar Sheth

This morning, one of our sales professionals was having a meaningful conversation with a potential client. The client already has a social selling program ...

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Why The Business Of Interruption Is Coming To An End

Feb 6, 2017 11:12:50 AM - By Amar Sheth

In the not too distant future, the connection economy will crush lazy brands and businesses like never before. The traditional reach, influence and power that ...

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How To Meet Business Outcomes Using Social Selling

Jan 16, 2017 1:07:43 PM - By Jamie Shanks

So many companies we’ve been working with for years have attempted to start their own social selling program, which I like to call ‘spits and farts’.

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A Proven Path To Success: Your Guidebook For Social Selling Mastery

Aug 22, 2016 1:14:30 PM - By Jamie Shanks

Social Selling Mastery by Sales for Life CEO Jamie Shanks is the first strategic guide on how to implement a social selling program at scale. It is the key ...

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What Do Social Sellers And Pokémon Have In Common?

Aug 21, 2016 5:44:06 PM - By Julia Manoukian

The CEO of Sales for Life Jamie Shanks recently sat down with content lead Julia Manoukian to talk about why social sellers are here to stay. At a time where ...

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Call Less, Close More: Smarter Selling Beyond 2020

Jul 27, 2016 11:07:27 AM - By Julia Manoukian

The CEO of Sales for Life Jamie Shanks recently sat down with Salesforce’s new Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist, Tiffani Bova, to talk building ...

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Digital Sales Camp Live Today

Jul 21, 2016 4:00:00 AM - By Julia Manoukian

Open the floodgates: Digital Sales Camp, the largest online learning event in the history of sales, is upon us!

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20 Quotes On What It Takes To Build A High-Performance Sales Team

Jul 19, 2016 1:36:19 PM - By Julia Manoukian

Building a high-performance sales team isn't easy. Especially in the digital age, sales leaders and professionals are bombarded with content, information and ...

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Relax, And Let A Millennial Do Your Job Ft. Jill Rowley

Jul 14, 2016 11:00:00 AM - By Julia Manoukian

Jill Rowley wants you to relax and let a millennial do your job. The reason? You’re not adapting fast enough.

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Build High Performing Sales Teams With The Right Processes Ft. Tiffani Bova

Jul 11, 2016 11:48:07 AM - By Julia Manoukian

Ask Tiffani Bova the one thing salespeople can do to be more customer-centric and her answer might surprise you: your sales metrics could be lying. 

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To Crush Quota, You Have To Understand Your Buyer

Jun 14, 2016 12:06:08 PM - By Ron De Appolonia

Today’s sales teams have evolved. No longer are sophisticated sales pros taught to pressure buyers or use questionable selling tactics — instead they’ve ...

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New Research: Only 16% Of Teams Have The Necessary Skills For digital Transformation [Infographic]

May 20, 2016 2:45:54 PM - By Daniel Ku

Sales teams need to go digital or risk being left behind in the dust. If you don't believe this then read the following statistic: only 16% of executives say ...

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How Global Leaders Drive Digital Transformation Across Their Organization [Video]

May 19, 2016 1:09:50 PM - By Daniel Ku

When implementing digital transformation and social selling across your organization, there are many benefits that result from it, however, there are also many ...

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A Proven Path To Global Digital Transformation In Sales And Marketing [Video]

Apr 28, 2016 1:25:20 PM - By Daniel Ku

Commercial leaders from some of the fastest-growing companies such as SAS, Thomson Reuters, Adobe and CA Technologies teamed up to talk about how they’re ...

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#DigitalGrowthCon: How To Build A High Performing Sales Organizations [Keynote Video]

Apr 15, 2016 12:25:35 PM - By Jamie Shanks

“The customer is far more disruptive than anything technology can do to our business than we've ever seen before.”   Regardless of what has worked in the past, ...

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Digital Growth Con 2016: Content Fuels Growth - Creating Insights That Incite…Not Just Excite [Video]

Apr 7, 2016 1:06:42 PM - By Daniel Ku

The numbers 74 and 26 should be engraved in everyone’s mind. Why? Because 74 is the percentage of executive buyers who say they give their business to the ...

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The Death of Revenue: Why You'll Lose 71% of Your Customers in 2020

Mar 15, 2016 2:26:40 PM - By Jamie Shanks

Did you know that the average B2B company is at risk of losing nearly three-quarters of their current customers in the next four years? A massive Gallup ...

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Disrupt Or Be Disrupted: Will Your Company Survive By 2020?

Feb 29, 2016 1:36:33 PM - By Jamie Shanks

We’re seeing a shift in the way B2B organizations generate revenue today which will significantly impact your sales force in the next five years. Digital is ...

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9 Expert Quotes On How To Drive Revenue Growth IN 2016 [Infographic]

Feb 11, 2016 5:54:35 PM - By Daniel Ku

How is your organization driving revenue in the digital world? Your customers are changing. They're digitally driven, socially connected & mobile empowered, as ...

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Top B2B Sales And Marketing Trends To Watch For In 2016 [Infographic]

Jan 29, 2016 7:49:58 AM - By Daniel Ku

We're one month into 2016 and certain themes for B2B sales and marketing teams are already emerging. With insights from top research firms such as Aberdeen ...

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What The World's Fastest Growing Firms Have In Common

Dec 7, 2015 10:21:56 AM - By Jamie Shanks

In every race, the winners tend to share commonalities. Right now, the companies growing faster than their peers have done so with a winning combination of ...

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7 Key Priorities For Sales And Marketing In 2016

Dec 3, 2015 6:24:36 AM - By Daniel Ku

What are you working on right now? If more people asked themselves that question (and answered honestly), 2016 would be the dawn of a much better world. More ...

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7 Data-Driven Reasons Why You Must Align Sales And Marketing

Nov 18, 2015 8:28:00 AM - By Daniel Ku

What is it with sales and marketing? Haven't you ever wondered what all the tension is really about? They share the same goal of bringing in customers and they ...

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Marketing vs. Sales Enablement: Who Fosters Digital Transformation?

Nov 12, 2015 9:49:36 AM - By Jamie Shanks

“Marketing is absolutely the place to drive this transformation [in sales]... If you don’t have a corporate strategy around social media and social selling, ...

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Digital Transformation: A Peek Into The Future Of Social Selling

Aug 5, 2015 6:43:35 AM - By Jamie Shanks

I’ve been thinking a lot about the future of Social Selling lately—and there’s no question that it’s evolving. I’m reminded of Social Selling evangelist Jill ...

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