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10 sales performance metrics you should track every week, month, and quarter Article

10 sales performance metrics you should track every week, month, and quarter

You’re probably already tracking sales performance metrics...but are you getting good use of your data? Learn what metrics to track, and when.

The step-by-step guide to building an effective sales strategy Article

The step-by-step guide to building an effective sales strategy

Your sales team needs a step-by-step plan to make sales and increase revenue. Here's how to create a sales strategy that works.

3 ways Zendesk Sell + ActiveCampaign benefits sales teams Article

3 ways Zendesk Sell + ActiveCampaign benefits sales teams

96% of sales reps struggle with some stage of the sales cycle. For the majority of…

Full-funnel tracking approach for quality lead generation Article

Full-funnel tracking approach for quality lead generation

Keeping track of the sales funnel is an essential part of any sales and marketing strategy.…

Sales process fundamentals: A guide to consistently closing deals in a changing world Article

Sales process fundamentals: A guide to consistently closing deals in a changing world

Get your sales team on the right track by building a clear, easy-to-adopt sales process.

Which sales methodology should you choose to execute on your sales process? Article

Which sales methodology should you choose to execute on your sales process?

One of these six popular sales methodologies can help your sales team turn more ideal prospects into customers.

The 5 sales process steps that turn prospects into customers Article

The 5 sales process steps that turn prospects into customers

When you set off on a road trip, you have a vehicle and a road map.…

Updating “always be closing” for 2020: 10 sales stats you need to know now Article

Updating “always be closing” for 2020: 10 sales stats you need to know now

It’s time for we need a new “ABCs of Sales” strategy. Here’s what we recommend.

SaaS sales 101: a beginner’s guide to selling Article

SaaS sales 101: a beginner’s guide to selling

New to the world of SaaS sales? Learn about the software as a service sales model and the best techniques for mastering it.

10 positioning statement examples to inspire your brand messaging Article

10 positioning statement examples to inspire your brand messaging

Align your marketing and sales messaging with a clear positioning statement. Get inspiration for writing your own with these 10 examples.

A VP’s 4 tips to running a successful sales meeting Article

A VP’s 4 tips to running a successful sales meeting

Zendesk Sell VP Monica Telles breaks down how to run meetings that benefit you and your sales reps.

6 sales personality traits that Zendesk VPs look for when hiring Article

6 sales personality traits that Zendesk VPs look for when hiring

What makes a good salesperson? Here are the personality traits you should look for when hiring your next rep.

How SPIN selling works (and 34 questions you can use to close more deals) Article

How SPIN selling works (and 34 questions you can use to close more deals)

Most salespeople have heard of the SPIN selling methodology— but not everyone knows how to execute it. Here's what you need to know about it.

Beginner’s guide to the sales process for startups Article

Beginner’s guide to the sales process for startups

For startup founders and sales teams, here is a crash course on the sales process, including key definitions, techniques, and best practices.

The ultimate guide to a successful discovery call Article

The ultimate guide to a successful discovery call

A discovery call is your first chance to wow your prospects. Leave a strong first impression by prepping for this initial phone conversation.

How SMB sales teams are keeping up in 2020 Infographic

How SMB sales teams are keeping up in 2020

Let’s take a look at how SMB sales teams are adapting to keep up.

Forget the pitch: 9 sales questions to close the deal Article

Forget the pitch: 9 sales questions to close the deal

You need to know your prospect before you pitch to them. Here are the sales questions you need to ask to get them talking.

Setting sales goals in 2020: How to achieve success in today’s changing climate Article

Setting sales goals in 2020: How to achieve success in today’s changing climate

Struggling to meet your sales goals this year? Chances are you'll need to adjust them to meet today's changing climate. Here's how.

Changes to SMB sales cycles better position teams for the challenges ahead Article

Changes to SMB sales cycles better position teams for the challenges ahead

Sales cycles for smaller teams had long been changing, even before a global pandemic transformed everything…

Personalize outreach at scale with sales engagement automation Article

Personalize outreach at scale with sales engagement automation

To help sales teams make personalized lead outreach more efficient, we’re launching new sales engagement automation tools for Zendesk Sell