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Introducing Sell for Startups program Article

Introducing Sell for Startups program

Today Sell is joining the Zendesk for Startups program offering qualifying startups two free seats of Zendesk Sell enterprise edition.

Sales rep for a day: Aligning sales, marketing, and support Article

Sales rep for a day: Aligning sales, marketing, and support

One way to align sales with marketing and support departments is to create an ongoing, interdepartmental job-shadowing program or "sales rep for a day."

How to build the ideal virtual sales team for your business Article

How to build the ideal virtual sales team for your business

Thinking about hiring a virtual sales team? Learn the challenges and opportunities with outsourcing sales and the steps for building a virtual team.

What makes good sales data? Article

What makes good sales data?

How do you determine whether or not the data you have is good? Here are the types and tenets of good sales data you need to make winning decisions.

Sales pipeline management: a 7-step plan Article

Sales pipeline management: a 7-step plan

The basic idea of sales pipeline management is to estimate the upcoming sales you’re aiming to…

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Sales pipeline management: A 7-step plan

Discover the steps to sales pipeline management - from finding prospects to analyzing results, effectively estimate upcoming sales you’re aiming to close.

Content marketing for sales: 6 ideas to address the bottom of the funnel Article

Content marketing for sales: 6 ideas to address the bottom of the funnel

Learn how to create content that turns leads into customers.

How to cancel your CRM Article

How to cancel your CRM

Ready to break up with your CRM, but not sure how? We've got you covered.

7 experts share top sales predictions for 2019 Article

7 experts share top sales predictions for 2019

To help you plan for 2019, we asked seven experts to offer their predictions of top sales trends this year and ways that sales managers can respond.

55 sales pros to follow on Twitter Article

55 sales pros to follow on Twitter

Connect with some of the brightest minds in sales.

23 sales books every sales rep should read Article

23 sales books every sales rep should read

Check out our picks of 23 sales books that provide valuable information to help you become a better salesperson. Books are helpfully organized by the sales pipeline.

5 essential sales forecasting techniques Article

5 essential sales forecasting techniques

Sales forecasting is a key component of any business. Implement correct sales forecasting techniques to improve your business decisions.

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Change your sales team’s behavior: 6 metrics that act as negative or positive sales incentives

Sales incentives drive positive or negative sales rep behavior. Here are 6 metrics: 3 incentivize short-term gains and 3 incentivize long-term success.

13 important sales metrics and when to use them Article

13 important sales metrics and when to use them

Sales metrics are important, but knowing which ones to track can be confusing. Here are the best metrics to use.

How to get sales and customer service teams working together Article

How to get sales and customer service teams working together

Overcoming traditional silos between sales and customer service is difficult. But failing to do so can result in lost sales and a poor customer experience. Learn how to integrate sales with customer service on strategic and tactical levels to improve your sales process.

Introducing Zendesk Sell: 3 things that are changing and 1 thing that never will Article

Introducing Zendesk Sell: 3 things that are changing and 1 thing that never will

Today, we’re excited to relaunch Base as Zendesk Sell, the newest member of the Zendesk product family.

Better together: Zendesk welcomes Base Article

Better together: Zendesk welcomes Base

Today we have news: we’re sharing that love with another—related—part of your business: the sales team. Zendesk announced today that we are acquiring Base.

A new frontier: Zendesk acquires Base Article

A new frontier: Zendesk acquires Base

When we started Base in 2009, we set out to transform work for 30 million sales professionals worldwide. We were frustrated with the state of existing Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems and how poorly they were designed.

Why your business needs the Science of Sales White Paper

Why your business needs the Science of Sales

Sales success has traditionally been considered an art, honed by sales veterans over years of deals…

SFA software evaluation template White Paper

SFA software evaluation template

Knowing that not all SFA solutions are created equal, this template is designed to help you select the right SFA for your business