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Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management, Territory Management

Beyond the Numbers: Why You Shouldn't Ignore Salesperson Capability in Assigning Territories and Quotas

December 02, 2016

  Territory and quota setting should be based on more than just financial measures of customer potential, or the market demographics of a certain geography. While these are important, best practice firms also consider the performance capability of salespeople and their available capacity

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Webcast • Selling Effectiveness, Territory Management

Reassigning Sales Territories: A Change Will Do Your Sales Force Good

May 19, 2016

Many sales forces grew large and successful with a “hands off” approach – one that might have included hiring good salespeople, putting them on commission plans, handing them a phone book and turning them lose. If they were good, they made lots of money. If not, they starved

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Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Force Roles, Selling Effectiveness, Sales Performance Management, Territory Management

Organizing the Sales Force to Grow Existing Accounts

January 16, 2015

  We are well-aware of the need for new business, but how often are sales forces leaving money on the table with existing accounts? In this webcast, we will offer insights for enabling the sales force to identify potential, strengthen relationships, and grow opportunities within establis

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academic research

Academic Research • Selling Effectiveness, Territory Management

Ideal versus Actual Number of Sales Calls: An Application of Disconfirmation Theory

September 16, 2013

The current study focuses on the relationship that buyers have with their salespeople. Specifically, the study uses disconfirmation theory to evaluate whether a salesperson that meets or exceeds the buyer’s ideal number of sales calls has higher levels of commitment, trust, and satisfaction

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Webcast

Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Compensation, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management, Territory Management

Territory and Quota Planning Checklist: Preparing for 2014

September 13, 2013

It’s planning season for sales operations departments, the time of year when territory assignments, quotas, and compensation plan changes are considered for the coming year.   Effective quota and territory planning starts with the right mix of standardized practices and field p

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Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Operations, Sales Performance Management, Territory Management

Optimizing Sales Territories: Best Practice Planning Approaches

April 18, 2013

Productive sales forces ensure their salespeople are both effective and efficient. That includes focusing sellers on spending the right amount of time with the right opportunities, doing the right tasks. Achieving the optimal balance of salesperson impact and efficiency requires well calibrated p

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Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management, Territory Management

Analyzing Sales Productivity: Using Workload, Opportunity, and Performance Metrics For Sales Territory Intelligence

September 08, 2012

Measuring sales force effectiveness is more than simply counting revenue or customer wins. True effectiveness metrics consider performance in the context of available opportunity, and the productivity of assigned sales resources. Using this approach as the basis for deploying salespeople and defi

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Webcast

Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Force Roles, Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management, Territory Management

Case Study: Optimizing Sales Coverage

August 17, 2012

A sales organization’s coverage model aligns its selling resources with customers and market opportunity. Optimizing sales coverage represents an important priority for many firms as they plan for 2013. This Sales Management Association webcast features approaches for improving both sales c

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Webcast

Webcast • Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management, Territory Management

Solving the Puzzle of Territory Design

May 16, 2012

New research shows that few companies are focusing on sales territory optimization. Yet intelligent territory design yields substantial productivity improvements - as much as 10% in a single year - to those firms who embrace it. Optimizing account assignments, territory design, and sales resource

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Webcast

Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management, Territory Management

Making Sense of Sales Territories

February 23, 2012

New Approaches to Sales Territory Management

Managing sales territories and administering sales crediting rules are increasingly complex propositions for sales operations departments. Tracking sales by segment, channel, product, and sales job frequently means assigning credit for one sale to multiple sellers – sometimes a dozen or mor

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