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Tired of wondering where your next lead will come from? What if you had a reliable, and predictable, source of new potential customers coming into your sales funnel each month? This is Predictable Prospecting and here I'll show you how some of the best sales leaders in the industry are creating consistent, and measurable procedures to bring in fresh, qualified leads to their sales funnels each and every month.
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Feb 26, 2019

Today’s guest comes from the marketing side of the business. And while that may be an unusual choice for this podcast, what Chris Dayley has to say about digital marketing can be useful for prospectors as well.

Chris is a digital marketing entrepreneur, speaker, and neuromarketer. He is also the VP of testing and site optimization at Disruptive Advertising in Utah. He’s skilled at helping people understand the impact of website landing pages, testing, analytics, and psychology. Listen to the episode to hear what Chris has to say about how his work related to outbound sales and different ways to use data, metrics, and testing.

Episode Highlights:

  • How Chris’s work fits into an outbound, targeted approach
  • What Chris is doing with analytics
  • Using data to refine the pitch
  • Metrics that can help prepare for contacting prospects
  • How Chris uses testing
  • Technology used for testing in sales
  • How best practices can vary from company to company, even within the same industry

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Chris Dayley

Chris on Twitter

Disruptive Advertising Blog

Feb 19, 2019

Even with all of the social media and automated sales tools available, a one-on-one conversation over the telephone can still be a powerful selling tool, especially among consumers that value authenticity. The resurgence of the telephone call is one of the things that today’s guest talks about in this episode.

Mark Hunter is an author, speaker, coach, and consultant, as well as the Co-Founder of the Outbound Conference. Listen to the episode to hear what Mark has to say about what’s new in prospecting, the difference between informed calling and col calling, and how to get into the prospecting mindset.

Episode Highlights:

  • What’s new in prospecting
  • Why the telephone is making a resurgence and what Millennials have to do with it
  • Informed calling vs. cold calling
  • The place of automated follow-up systems in prospecting
  • Positive feedback that Mark has gotten about his book
  • Using social media for prep work
  • How to get into the prospecting mindset
  • The Outbound Conference

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Mark Hunter

The Sales Hunter

High-Profit Prospecting

Outbound Conference

Feb 5, 2019

In any field, one thing that you can be sure of is that things will eventually change. This is as true in sales as it is in any other industry, and it’s important to be able to keep up with the changes as the come. That leads to the question: can the ability to change be taught? Today’s guest thinks that the answer is yes.

Brian Keller is the Director of Sales Training at McKesson. He joins the podcast today to talk about his sales training workshops and the importance of learning about change in the sales field. Listen to the episode to hear what Brian has to say about why change matters for sales executives, how to connect data with the real life experience of salespeople on the ground, and how Brian’s students apply what he teaches.

Episode Highlights:

  • Why change is important for sales executives
  • Whether change can be taught
  • How to connect the data to real life experiences in the sales field
  • Whether tenure has an impact on whether or not to engage in change
  • Tools Brian uses to get students to apply what he teaches
  • What goes into planning a training workshop
  • How the salespeople that Brian trains share their success stories
  • The motivation for formalized training at McKesson

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Brian Keller

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