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Social Selling Guide: 7-Step Process & Recommended Tools

With nearly 5 billion people using at least one social media platform, your target audience is at your fingertips. Social selling takes this opportunity and runs with it.

You can use social selling to connect with hard-to-reach decision makers, drive pipeline, and stay in touch with leads.

But social selling is complicated. If you’ve been asking these questions, you’re in the right place…

How do we find the right people to sell to on social media?

How can we get our company on board?

What software should we be using?

The answers await. In this guide, we dive into social selling techniques, examples, platforms, and more.

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7 AI Writing Ideas to Speed Up Your Next Sales Proposal

Marketers, sales professionals, and business leaders are all talking about the power of generative AI.

AI writing assistants are already being used to craft blog post headlines, outlines, and even paragraphs.

But what about proposals?

Is it possible to use AI to create a better proposal in less time?

We ran some experiments to find out how AI can help you write a proposal today—not guesses about the future (though we have some of those too).

Keep reading for our favorite ways to use AI to your advantage, pitfalls to watch out for, and free and affordable AI tools.

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30 Deal Closing Business Proposal Ideas [With Examples]

Want to increase your closing rate?

We’ve got expert ideas to help you take your business proposals to the next level.

Say goodbye to boring, stale proposals. We’re going to bring your pitch to life so that prospective clients can’t help but say “yes.”

From video embeds to editable pricing tables to high-quality image galleries, you’ll find tons of smart ideas to apply to your unique services.

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5 Steps to Writing a Business Plan Cover Letter [+ Templates!]

Every business plan needs a cover letter. Also known as an introduction, executive summary, or overview, your cover letter is your first impression.

It sets the stage for the rest of the document and tells the reader what to expect. Most importantly, it compels the reader to spend the time it will take to review the plan in full.

But how do you write a cover letter? What should it say?

There will be no guesswork here. We’re covering all of the essential deets to include. Plus, we’ve got templates to make your life easier.

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Closing Show Live: Sleigh your targets

Tough Year? Here's How Pro Sellers are Prepping for 2024

Sometimes ho ho ho feels more like whoa whoa whoa. As in…How can I close a couple more deals before everyone disappears? And how can I make our solution a priority for my leads come January?

Maybe you’ve had a tough year and gotten a lot more “Nos” than you’re used to. Or maybe your year was okay, but with the slowness of the holiday season settling in, you’re starting to worry about further economic downturns.

When the sales environment is tough, it can be challenging to stay upbeat and confident. But stay upbeat and confident you must.

During our holiday episode of the Closing Show Live, called Sleigh Your Targets, we chatted with four sales experts to help us buck up for the final push of Q4 and the year ahead: Tyler Lessard from Vidyard, Amy Volas from Avenue Talent Partners, sales trainer James Buckley, and sales development director Jesse Gittler.

Watch the full live event for their best tactics or keep reading for our favorite takeaways.

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Sell Like You: Own Your Unique Sales Style to Unlock Growth

Do you put more trust in “the experts” than yourself?

Are you always searching for the next best framework?

These are signs that you’re struggling with mediocrity. Not because you are mediocre, but because you haven’t yet tapped into your unique style and personality as a salesperson.

When you’re out of alignment, your results will be so-so.

Jeff Bajorek, the creator of the #SellLikeYou movement, says that helping sellers believe in themselves is worth more than skill training. He laid down some piping-hot motivation on our recent episode of the Closing Show Live. And in this case, a video is worth a million words.

Catch the full episode here for his walkthrough of how to get yourself aligned with who you truly are. Or, keep reading for his step-by-step process to hone your unique selling style and transform your potential.

“You’re the secret ingredient to your own success.” - Jeff Bajorek, Sales Trainer

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How to Write a Sales Proposal Designed to Close [+ Templates]

If you’re working on a sales proposal, there are probably two things you care about:

  1. That the proposal will close.

  2. That you won’t have to spend hours creating it.

You shouldn’t have to guess what to write, wrangle obnoxious software, or pretend to be a graphic designer.

Our actionable guide to creating a sales proposal will help you cover all the necessary details to win over your prospect—all while saving hours of time.

Plus, we’ve got examples and templates from a variety of industries, from consulting to construction.

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Hannah Ajikawo

8 Pro Tips for Asking Better Sales Discovery Questions

You can ask discovery questions that impress your buyer and show them that you’re the right person to help them. Or…you could totally blow it and bore them with the same basic questions they’ve heard on every other sales call throughout their entire career.

So, how do you make sure your discovery questions set you up for success?

We chatted with Hannah Ajikawo, CTM consultant for Skaled and a top voice in sales on LinkedIn, to learn how we ask better questions and improve the buying experience.

Click here to watch the full interview, or keep reading for Hannah’s best advice.

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Dropbox Sign (Formerly Hellosign) VS. DocuSign Comparison

Are you wondering how Hellosign compares with DocuSign?

Well…Dropbox recently acquired Hellosign, so the platform is actually now called Dropbox Sign.

In this guide, we’re comparing Dropbox Sign versus DocuSign to help you choose the ultimate e-signature platform.

Which one is right for you? It depends—do you want to get the cheapest option that covers your basic needs? Or are you willing to pay more for advanced analytics, team collaboration, and security?

No matter your e-signature needs, all of the answers are about to be crystal clear.

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Jasper Goodwin and Nick Brown

Ramp Up Your Revenue with Customer Success Expansions

When customers sign up, they’re putting you to the test. Most accounts don’t give you all of their business right away. They give you a taste and see how you can handle it.

Customer success holds the keys to limitless revenue potential.

We sat down with our very own Jasper Goodwin, Customer Success Team Manager at Proposify, and Nick Brown, Senior CSM, to get all of the details on how they grow accounts from dozens of users to hundreds.

Keep reading for all of their truth bombs on customer success expansions or catch the full interview in this episode of the Closing Show Live.

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