Who Would Win The Sales World Cup Final?

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France takes on Croatia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, but we wanted to know who has the champion sales team?

So we looked at the figures and found our answer!

Over 58,000 companies were included in our Global Sales Performance Review study from a sample of Pipedrive customers across 170 countries.

We refined the data for the Sales World Cup Final to focus on key sales performance metrics of thousands of Croatian and French companies from the period of July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018.

So which nation would win the Sales World Cup Final?

The French?

Or the Croats?

Are the Mbappe’s, Pogba’s and Lloris’ of the sales world the champion team? Or would you back the likes of Modrić, Rakitic and Mandžukić to close your deals? (more…)

Six Practical Lead Generation Tactics to Help You Focus on the Right Prospects

Six Practical Lead Generation Tactics for Pipedrive Users

If you spend over two decades of your life responsible for generating leads and getting to know clients, you’re bound to pick up a thing or two about about boosting sales.

In my case, I was lucky enough to spend seven of those years with Pipedrive. I learned a number of really useful tactics to help me drive growth and these tactics can work for almost any business trying to boost revenue fast.

The following guide is my best attempt to tailor these insights into actionable tips for Pipedrive users. Hopefully they come in handy for you and your sales troops in the ongoing mission to seal more deals. (more…)

4 Time-Saving Sales Email Tips to Help You Spend More Time Selling

4 Time-saving Sales Email Tips to Help You Spend More Time Selling

The most important time for a salesperson is the time they spend selling.

And the more time set aside for selling, the better your chances are of meeting your quota.

So there’s a simple equation we want to help you with:

Time Saved on Admin = Extra Time for Selling = More Quotas Hit = $$$$$

That’s an equation, right? I was never one for math. But I know this checks out.

If every article on the Pipedrive blog helps you increase one of those four figures, we’re doing our job right.

In this guide, we will be focusing on the essential but time-consuming task of sending sales emails. You spend a sizable chunk of your time sending emails, so I want to give you some practical advice that will increase that Time Saved on Admin figure and eventually put more of those $$$$$ in your pocket. (more…)

5 Time-Saving Sales Management Tactics to Help You Scale Your Process

5 Time-Saving Sales Management Tactics to Help You Scale Your Process

If you’re responsible for driving more revenue for your business, your job gets more and more complicated as you grow.

As your business expands, so does your focus.

You need to do whatever you can to streamline your processes and minimize your admin so you can eliminate as many distractions as possible.

You will be pulled at from all sides, but you need to maintain the delicate balance between keeping your focus on long-term scalable growth and keeping the troops content, motivated, and well-trained.

And let’s not forget that all the while deals are expected to be closed.

That’s a lot of juggling.

I can’t solve this problem for you. But I can share a collection of five simple, practical tactics with you to make that job of driving fast growth so much easier. (more…)