Getting Out of the Quicksand

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We’ve all been there – you’re in the groove, phones are hot, follow-ups are coming through, and meetings are being scheduled. It feels like you have everything all figured out, right? But then one bad day turns into a bad week, which turns into a bad month. Before you realize, you’re in a rut – or what I refer to as quicksand. What does that mean?…

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Three Simple Scatter Plots to Uncover Hidden SDR Performance Breakthroughs

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Most SDR performance dashboards have the same KPIs.  Calls, Connects, Conversations, Meetings Scheduled and conversion rates for each over day, week and month. Nothing wrong with them.  We use them too for our outbound SDR teams and they are excellent for spotting ups and downs in trends over time to identify when something has changed.   But to find breakthroughs – really meaningful insights that point…

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When Will You Schedule Your First Meeting?

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Co-Authored by Melanie Tummino & Christian DiRomualdo Fresh out of onboarding and training, jumping on the phones can be a daunting, yet exciting time for a new BDR or SDR. If you’ve done your job well as a sales manager or trainer, you’ll likely see your reps scheduling meetings fresh out of training, right? Well, I hate to break it to you all, but cold…

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The True Cost of an SDR

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Building a small sales development team from scratch will cost your organization about $11K per SDR per month during the first year.  Most organizations underestimate the true cost of building this function, and overestimate productivity benchmarks and ramp time.  This happens most often due to lack of experience, or outdated ideas of what it takes to be successful today.   So, let’s look at the true…

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The New Normal

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We have heard a lot of talk about what the “new normal” is going to look like when the current pandemic ends. Restaurants and bars out of business, no live concerts, no sporting events with fans, no more movie theaters, businesses shedding office space with most employees working from home, airlines going out of business and airplanes less than half full, retail stores closing, and…

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Unblocking Your Cold Calling Potential

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Back in May 2015, I was brand new to sales and experiencing my first week in the business world. I had just transitioned into sales from a food service role at a grocery store that I had held through college and, as you could imagine, things were certainly different. On the second day of training our CEO, Greg, who ran the training at the time,…

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Why Outbound Sales?

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One of the most basic truths of human behavior is that people take action to satisfy needs (thank you, Dr. Abraham Maslow). Whether or not a prospect chooses to take action to satisfy a need depends largely on the awareness they have of the need, and what relative priority that need has on their current list of needs to be satisfied.   When leads are generated…

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Reveneer Among Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces 2020

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Reveneer is one of the highest-scoring businesses, with standout employee engagement for third year in a row [Lexington, MA] (May 6, 2020) – Reveneer has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2020. Hitting newsstands May 12 in the May/June 2020 issue, and as part of a prominent Inc.com feature, the list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive…

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Why Pausing Your SDR Operation is a Terrible Way to Save Capital

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Most business leaders today, particularly those heading up venture-backed startups or bootstrapped businesses, are looking to preserve capital.  None of us is sure how long this environment will last, and we may need to extend our cash reserves to be able to bridge to a point when we have more clarity. If you spend any time scrolling Linkedin these days, you will likely come across…

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