Every time I see a deal we lost to the reason “your product is expensive” I do wonder what it really means by “expensive”. Different people buy different things for very different reasons. You don’t buy a Rolex and call it expensive coz “Hey it is just another watch that shows the same time!” You […]
13 days to end of Qtr. On deals that are edging to closure, you want them closed. You want them to move from Negotiations to Contracts to closure. The ones in the negotiations are the interesting bunch. This is where the action happens. This is where you want the deal to jump the fence to […]
It is Numero Systems’ weekly sales meeting and this is the drill: Liz, the Sales Head: “Andy! Let’s start with you. Walk us through what’s happening on your deals”. On his third deal, Andy:“Competitor offered them $50K. What should we do?” Liz: “Hmm. Let’s take this offline and discuss”. Two hours into the meeting there are more meetings spun out […]
I ran a poll yesterday on LinkedIn yesterday and the results are very interesting to say the least. The choices to make for the participants was: $25/month Print Newspaper ONLY $50/mo Digital Print ONLY $50/mo Print+Digital Access As is evident from the poll, the second subscription was the most selected one. What do you think […]
As a SalesOps professional, it might be very exciting to start building your CRM right when you start seeing the existing gaps.