I have been in technology sales for more than 16 years—six of which have been at Velocify. In my sales career, I have used Goldmine, ACT, Microsoft Access, Siebel CRM, Right Now Technologies, Netsuite and also Salesforce at three previous companies. I remember the struggles I faced daily and was not happy selling with using […]
What happens to leads that don’t result in a closed won deal? Often times they’re moved to a nurture status. But if you’re looking to get more mileage out of your leads, consider the shark tank tactic. A shark tank is an effective way to revitalize aged leads. The idea is to redistribute leads that […]
Pull Distribution is a methodology borrowed from logistics and supply chain management that can be applied to lead management. In a pull distribution scheme, incoming leads demand sales resources and distribution software helps manage that demand by queuing up qualified leads and distributing them to a available sales resources as they become available.
What’s the best way to get a lead from a lead provider to a sales agent? Quickly. Quickly and intelligently. It’s a well known fact that speed to contact is the single most important contributing factor to lead close rates. How important is speed? Close rates for leads that were contacted within one minute of […]