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How to create a sales incentive program

A sales incentive program should motivate sales reps to meet or exceed their sales goals with cash and non-cash incentive rewards. This method gives salespeople rewards and recognition in addition...

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How to create a business development incentive structure

Your business development team might be the most entry-level folks on your team.  Yet, they set the first impressions of your organization to prospects while tasked with building out your...

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Let’s talk about account scoring models

How many of you have worked for a sales organization without an account scoring model in place? It’s a challenge, right? Your reps chase deals according to their intuition versus...

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How Revenue Operations gets a seat at the strategy table

This is a guest post by RevOpsCharlie. Charlie Cowan partners with CEOs and revenue leaders to accelerate profitable and scalable growth by aligning Marketing, Sales, and Customer Success.   Revenue Operations...

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7 ways to motivate outbound sales using compensation

Despite the noise on LinkedIn that “outbound sales” is dead, the practice remains very well alive in 2023. In fact, according to a HubSpot study, 82% of buyers said they...

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What is a good rule of thumb for growing your RevOps team?

Forbes has dubbed RevOps the fastest-growing job in America, “because growing a business in 2023 is a digital, data-driven, and technology-enabled team sport.”  A failure to unify and align the...

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5 SaaS sales compensation shifts that have unfolded throughout ’23

Amid the business changes of 2023, sales compensation shifts have also been plentiful. Through our sales compensation consulting and work with our customers, we’ve observed five key trends since the...

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Accounting for sales commissions 101: What you need to know

Accounting for sales commissions involves many complexities.  This is especially true for those who have a multi-tiered sales team and overly complicated commission structures determined by elements like product type,...

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How to design an account manager commission plan

Your account managers are your 2023 company MVPs.  The responsibility of customer retention, renewals, upsells, and expansions fall mostly on their shoulders. And, during a market downturn, retention, renewals, and...

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