2012 Hotlist: What’s IN and What’s OUT in Inside Sales
Happy New Year! Welcome to our annual and popular list of What's OUT and What's IN for 2011. This list is loaded with style, sports, politics, entertainment, gossip — and, oh yeah, sales stuff.
And speaking of sales stuff... Inside Sales is occupying the hot job market, with teams bulking up faster than field sales. What trends will be important this year?
Download our 12 in 2012 Smart Inside Sales Trends and find out.
|Sales managers who "carried a bag"
||Sales managers who carry an iPad
||Drachmas, lira, pesos
|Geographically aligned territories
||Working remotely and managing multiple time zones
|Metrics that measure talk time
||Metrics that measure social time
|Words with Friends
||Scrabble (with neighbors)
|Books on Kindle
||Books on Mobile
||Customers that are Mad as Hell
|Occupying public parks
||Occupying your office
|Writing checks and balancing checkbooks
|Skyping from home
|Off-site corporate retreats
Make Smart Selling Choices in 2012
Make your New Year's resolution to join a professional organization! The AA-ISP (American Association of Inside Sales Professionals) is where you belong if you're in inside sales. This professional organization is exclusively dedicated to taking inside sales to a new level. Sign up for the February 10th conference in San Francisco and enter "TeleSmart" promo code for your discount.
TeleSmart provides a wide assortment of service offerings, from on-site training to virtual webinars. Our training is all about inside sales — combining phone, online, and sales and social tools productivity. Watch Josiane's video and invite her for the following:
- Building a Sustainable Sales Training Culture — Audit Report
- 2-Day On-Site Training
- 1:1 Productivity Coaching
- Subscription Smart Shots Webinars
- Sales Kick-offs and Conferences
READ Josiane Feigon's Smart Selling on the Phone and Online book - the #1 best-selling inside sales sourcebook, written just for inside sales teams and managers who must navigate the Sales 2.0 landscape. This cubicle must-have is based on the proven and time-tested TeleSmart10 System, the Sales 2.0 training methodology that global Fortune 500 companies rely on for developing their sales talent.
PUT JOSIANE ON YOUR LIST FOR 2012 SALES CONFERENCE KEYNOTES
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