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  • How to Create an Effective Industrial Contractor Sales Pipeline That Converts Leads Into Customers

    Posted On January 16, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Selling a B2B product or service requires a different approach than selling a B2C product or service. With your company's target audience being other industrial businesses, you'll have to work a little harder to convince them that your product or service is a smart financial investment. Otherwise, they'll move on, never to be seen or heard from again. This is where a sales pipeline comes into play. With a sales pipeline, you can segment leads, prospects, referrals, sales-qualified leads (SALs) and customers, allowing you, the contractor, to nurture them through the sales process. But how do you create an effective B2B sales pipeline that converts leads into customers exactly?

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  • 5 Bad Sales Habits You Need to Break

    Posted On January 15, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc

    Selling robotics and engineering services is an art that requires the right planning, execution and mindset. You must essentially convince a prospect that your company's robotics systems are worth the price at which it's sold. Only then will you capitalize on this opportunity by generating a sale. But many sales reps struggle because they take the wrong approach. Specifically, the following habits can hurt your chances of generating sales.

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  • How to Streamline Your Sign Company's Appointments with Prospects

    Posted On December 27, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    It's not uncommon for facility managers, plant managers or maintenance managers to schedule appointments to communicate with a supplier. Rather than buying your industrial sign company's products or services immediately, for example, they'll set a specific date and time to talk with one of your company's sales reps so that they gain a better understanding of the product or service. According to ZoomInfo, the average B2B sales rep schedules nearly two dozen appointments with prospects each day, 72.3% of which become verified sales opportunities. Whether your company schedules fewer or more appointments, though, you should follow these tips to streamline the process and increase your company's productivity.

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  • 5 Tips to Sell More Leases for B2B Commercial Construction Equipment

    Posted On December 21, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Not all commercial construction companies purchase their equipment. Because of the high cost of bulldozers, excavators and other equipment, many companies prefer to lease them instead. If you run a B2B company that sells lease contracts for B2B commercial construction equipment, you should target these companies using these five following tips. Doing so will help you secure more lease contracts, thereby boosting your own company's revenue.

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  • Vertical vs Horizontal Sales for Security Companies: What's the Difference?

    Posted On November 30, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Security companies that sell a product or service can typically be classified as either vertical or horizontal. Upon hearing these terms, it's difficult to surmise what they mean. But from small single-person-owned security companies to global-operating Fortune 500 security companies, they can all be classified as either vertical or horizontal. Today, we're going to break down these terms, revealing the fundamental differences between vertical and horizontal security companies and how they operate.

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