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Six Common Mistakes Salespeople Make When Using Videoconference Technology

By Mike Montague / April 10, 2020

Take a look at this list of common mistakes salespeople make while conducting meetings with prospects in platforms where video is an option.

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Five Trends Sales Professionals Should Watch for in 2020

By Dave Mattson / December 31, 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, it makes sense to survey the landscape and take note of the ideas and innovations that are most likely to affect markets, and sales teams, in the year to come. With that in mind, here are five emerging trends we at Sandler believe sales professionals should be on the watch for in the year 2020.

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How to Succeed in a World with AI [Podcast]

By Sandler Training / July 15, 2019

Chris Duffey, Author and Strategic Development Manager at Adobe, talks about Artificial Intelligence and the attitudes, behaviors, and techniques needed to be more successful in a world with AI. Get the best practices collected from around the world. The How to Succeed Podcast is a public and free podcast from Sandler Training, the worldwide leader…

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Voicemails: Old School or Still Appropriate? Results May Vary.

By Dave Hiatt / February 24, 2014

Like it or not, times have changed and the usefulness of a voicemail is up for debate. With email, text messages and Caller ID, some people find it irritating to see that they have a blinking red light or a notification alerting them to check their voicemail. And as sales professionals, the last thing we’re…

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Use your thirty-second commercial in your LinkedIn® profile

By Dave Mattson / November 28, 2013

Prepare a digital version of your 30-Second Commercial…and include that text in your LinkedIn profile. (tweet this!) The main thing to remember about LinkedIn is this: It is a huge, never-ending, virtual networking event, and you have to be ready with the right response to “What do you do?” (tweet this!) Your 30–second commercial is…

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Email Is Not a Sales Strategy

By Sandler Training / July 1, 2010

I don’t like emails! Thought I’d get that out on the front end so there’s no mystery as to where I am heading. Now you’re wondering what in the world has happened. What did he do wrong? What caused such a negative reaction to something as simple, routine and harmless as email? Well, actually it’s…

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I Love Voicemail!

By Sandler Training / March 24, 2010

While some salespeople might see voicemail as a dead end or a link in a long game of phone tag, opportunists see it as a chance to learn even more about the prospect before interacting with them. If you listen closely to a prospect’s outbound voicemail message, you can pick up clues to help you…

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Fear of Technological Change Can Help You Sell

By Dave Mattson / November 25, 2009

I’m going to let you in on a secret. There are hundreds of consultants out there that will tell you they fully understand Twitter and other trendy “social media” tools. They will also tell you exactly how they can help you use these tools-at a steep price, of course. Well, most of them are blowing…

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