9 essential sales steps you need to grow your SaaS startup

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In the early stages of most SaaS startups’ lives, the CEO or founder often acts as the initial head of sales. Despite that value, however, there’s a drawback – a lack of formal sales training and sales process can seriously undermine those initial efforts. In this post, I outline how SaaS founders should modify their approach and implement a simple sales methodology to increase their odds of success. Put a well-defined sales process in place.

How to build, manage and scale a sales team – 12 strategies from the experts

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Growing a sales team isn’t as simple as putting a bunch of A players in a room and getting them to start selling your product. If you want to build a revenue engine that will fuel long-term growth, you need to build and scale your sales org with intention. An efficient and profitable sales org is the product of many strategic decisions – who you’ll hire, what you’ll pay them, how you’ll onboard and train them, and much more. 12 steps to build a world-class sales team.

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Emergence Capital’s Doug Landis on telling stories that sell

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Doug Landis often sees an unsuccessful sales pitch stumble straight out of the gate. Previously, however, he ran sales productivity for teams at Google, Salesforce and Box. His time at the latter culminated in the title of Chief Storyteller, where he rewrote the script for how Box sales team talked to and about their customers. Here are four quick takeaways: Your job in sales is to build credibility, and you do that by being relatable and using the voice of your customers.

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Emergence Capital’s Doug Landis on telling stories that sell

Inside Intercom

Doug Landis often sees an unsuccessful sales pitch stumble straight out of the gate. Previously, however, he ran sales productivity for teams at Google, Salesforce and Box. His time a the latter culminated in the title of Chief Storyteller, where he rewrote the script for how Box sales team talked to and about their customers. Here are four quick takeaways: Your job in sales is to build credibility, and you do that by being relatable and using the voice of your customers.

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Rules & Tools For Scaling Software Sales | Stephen Allott, Seedcamp| BoS Europe 2018

Business of Software Conference

There are three main aspects to sales: Planning, Selling, and Tools. From generating good leads, to spotting good sales people and how to motivate them to be better. Stephen Allott (Seedcamp) – Rules & Tools For Scaling Software Sales from Business of Software Conference. Stephen Allott : Sales. Just the one word, ‘sales’. So who in the room is happy with their sales performance? or a consultant or thinking about doing a startup?