Suzanne Paling

Suzanne Paling

The Accidental Sales Manager Guide to HiringSuzanne Paling is the principal consultant of Sales Management Services, a consulting and coaching firm in Boston. She's the author of The Accidental Sales Manager, published by Entrepreneur Press. It was a finalist for a Best Books 2010 Award from USA Book News and a bronze medalist at the Axiom book awards. She is also author of The Accidental Sales Manager Guide to Hiring.

No-Cost Ways to Increase Your Sales This Year
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No-Cost Ways to Increase Your Sales This Year

You don't need to spend a lot to win a lot of sales in 2012.
Four Signs a Sales Pro Will Be a Good Hire (Hint: Think Money)
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Four Signs a Sales Pro Will Be a Good Hire (Hint: Think Money)

Money motivation is the one factor that sets apart great salespeople from the mediocre ones, or worse.
Employees Get Performance Reviews, Why Not Customers?
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Employees Get Performance Reviews, Why Not Customers?

Sharing your data in an annual meeting can be a good way to build stronger relationships with customers and increase sales.
Five Ways to Beat Prospecting Anxiety
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Five Ways to Beat Prospecting Anxiety

These tips will help your sales reps push through rejection to drum up new business.
When to Set Sales Performance Reviews
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When to Set Sales Performance Reviews

Why frequency counts in making your sales team more productive.
Three Tips to Design a Sales Compensation Plan
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Three Tips to Design a Sales Compensation Plan

How to set commissions that motivate your team.
Hiring Your First Salesperson: How to Pass the Torch
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Hiring Your First Salesperson: How to Pass the Torch

Four ways to let go of the sales role and forge a good relationship with your new hire
How to Set Sales Goals for Employees
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How to Set Sales Goals for Employees

Use these tips to start new reps on the right foot, and raise productivity with existing staff.