The Secret to Data and List Services w/Jake Shaffren @DiscoverOrg 0

In the old days we’d just buy a list, call top to bottom and call it good. That doesn’t work anymore and you know it. Jake Shaffren is the Director of Sales Development at DiscoverOrg, and he’s a master about thinking through how reps can find, identify, and quality their leads and target contacts. It’s…

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The Forgotten Road to Inside Sales Success — List/Leads 0

Lists gathered or leads generated are the lifeblood of a sales team. Carrying on with the C.L.O.S.E.R. model series from a previous post, this next step in the sales process model actually has the most leverage in terms of lead generation. When setting a strategy for a sales initiative, lists and leads are the core of any sales operations. However, to get the most bang for your buck, it’s important to strategically gather the lists in order to increase your success ratios.

It’s often said that the best lists are the hardest to find. That’s true. In order to ensure that you are contacting the best possible people or companies – it’s important that you prequalify you lists and leads, find the best sources for your leads and test your lists and leads often.