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Profiling for Profit: Hiring the Best Sales Reps


Fredrick was hired as an appointment setter for the inside sales division of a medium-sized company. After a few months, he realized the job wasn’t a good fit and quit. This is an example of the biggest challenge facing the rapidly growing inside sales industry–hiring and retaining quality reps. During his presentation, “Profiling for Profit,” [...]

CallidusCloud Connections Conference (C3) Begins This Weekend


InsideSales.com will be attending the CallidusCloud Connections 2013 Conference (C3) on Sunday, May 5, through Tuesday, May 7, in Sin City – the Aria in Las Vegas. Attendees at C3 will learn how to combine CallidusCloud’s tools to create a comprehensive sales and marketing suite. Those who attend will also gain new knowledge and understanding [...]

Cold Calling Tactics for Inside Sales Reps from the Salesforce User Group


The Salesforce Users Group met in the new Adobe building in Lehi, Utah. During the meeting a lot of information was discussed and traded among Salesforce users. One of those things was the secret to turning a 30 second conversation into 3 minutes. Brandt Page, from Launch Leads, shared how to turn a blow off [...]

Forbes – 1 Thing Eagle Scouts and Competitive Athletes Have in Common


There is one thing that Eagle Scouts and competitive athletes have in common and it’s making excellent sales people. In the last 20 years of working in sales I’ve discovered that the competitive nature in athletes and the trustworthiness of Eagle Scouts equate to the same thing in the sales world. That one thing is [...]

Inside Sales Reps – 6 Content Pieces Essential for Lead Generation


Have you been struggling with bringing generated leads further down the sales funnel? If you’re wondering what type of content will attract and feed top of funnel leads, we’ve got the list for you. Here are six different types of content, in no particular order, to help bring your prospects further down the funnel and [...]

Forbes.com – Social Nurturing: 7 Critical Steps to ACQUIRE Influential Contacts through Social Media


Have you had difficulty getting to know influential people? Have you tried social media? InsideSales.com has developed a new and powerful model in how to develop relationships, we call it Social Nurturing. Part of what makes social media so effective is the fact that it grants tools and access to people like the world has [...]

ON24′s Webinars that Rocked in 2012 Features Inside Sales – We Made It!


ON24, the cloud-based webinar and online conference technology company, has announced their final broadcast of 2012 will be “Webinars that Rocked in 2012” on December 5th. InsideSales.com is excited to announce it will be featured as one of the top five. Every year, ON24 supports thousands of webinars including international companies, and for their last [...]

Faxing: A Sales Reps’ Secret Weapon


Do young sales reps even remember what a fax machine is? More importantly, do you know how to use one? Well guess what? As a tool, faxing can still be very relevant as a communications channel. With all the different ways of communication available, people have become more leery of the most common communication practices. [...]

How to Close Sales: 6 Annoying Sales Tactics to Avoid


You get on the phone, dial the number, and wait. What comes next can either be a flop or a  gold mine for you. But, have you ever wonder if your sales tactics could come across as annoying when it comes to your sales pitch? Well, a group of people over on LinkedIn in The [...]