Currently, companies are investing heavily in training their salesforce to become value sellers. There are numerous reputable companies offering commercial excellence training combined with a value management approach. No methodology is perfect and there is always room for improvement. However, there are certain things a company must do before embarking on a strategic value-based selling program for their go-to-market teams. I list six considerations that sales leadership and training professionals need to keep in mind when designing value-based selling programs.
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Talks of an upcoming recession have prompted businesses to take a hard look at their revenue streams—and to find ways to boost their sales. Tackling the challenges ahead will require a new approach that emphasizes value to the customer. From initial conversations to renewals, customers need to understand the benefit they get from a product as they tighten their belts. To learn more about how businesses can beat the upcoming recession, we sat down with Joe Sexton, current Board of Advisors member at DecisionLink and former President of Worldwide Field...
By now, your sellers are running around trying to close. The reality is that customers have put a stop to deal-making until they understand how their companies are going to be positioned in this recession. This is to be expected when stock markets are crashing, and investments are drying up. However, it is essential to anticipate the pressure your customers and prospects might put on you when it comes to pricing. Procurement and finance teams might be unwilling to consider investing in your SaaS solution or at least might consider a downgraded version of your solution for now if they see the...
Kristina is a name known across many areas of the DecisionLink business. She started off as a customer, where she was able to successfully scale value selling. After returning from SKO, she heard over and over the challenges her team faced with standing out from the competition and bringing business outcomes to the forefront of their sales cycles.
As the program manager for Highspot's value selling program, Kiersten Walker has been a catalyst for adoption throughout the organization. She has been influential in bringing value selling into Highspot's enablement curriculum, including its mid-year kickoff, Camp Momentum.
Sam Crossen is not only a fantastic example of a Value Hero, but his story also exemplifies one of our most recent webinar topics - Value Selling as a Team Sport.