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B2B Sales Texts: 8 Tips on What to Do and NOT Do


Look at the texts on your phone. Do you see a lot of texts from businesses? As I scroll down, I see texts from CVS MinuteClinic confirming a visit (which showed my son had the flu); different software companies sending two-factor authorization verification codes; a car dealership; movie theaters sending along my tickets to see “Underwater” and “Birds of Prey” (both great films); and many more. I don’t even think twice about getting those business to consumer (B2C) texts these days along with texts from friends and family.

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B2B Sales Glossary


SDRs. ABM. AI. SQL. CRM. Confused yet? Marketing and sales acronyms and terms can befuddle the best of us and appear to be their own language. Read on to understand the sales engagement world. 

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Sales Outreach Best Practices: Outreaching The Right Way

If you manage a sales team, you are engaged in some sort of sales outreach. But what exactly is sales outreach? It’s more than just picking up a phone and dialing a number. Sales outreach means engaging with prospects or past customers who have gone cold but may have the potential to become active. This engagement can be done over the phone; via email; personalized, embedded video in email; text messaging; or social media.

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Avoid Sales Burnout: Lessons Learned from Death of a Salesman


Arthur Miller's 1949 play ‘“Death of a Salesman” is about what happens when a salesman, Willy Loman, fails to accept the changes happening within himself and the society around him. A self-centered man who fails to appreciate his wife, he also suffers from an inability to acknowledge his own limited success. The play demonstrates how a person’s self-perpetual denial can impact those around him, and include them. Ultimately, Willy’s tragic end is the failure to realize the American dream (and a really bad case of sales burnout).

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The ConnectLeader B2B Sales blog is written to share productivity tips, tools, news, and other information relevant to managers and senior executives interested in B2B sales productivity, demand gen, inside sales, sales operations, and business development issues.

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