Category: Sales

Fileboard Salesman Profile: Atiq

Today we interview one of our own: Our senior accounts director, Atiq Khan. Atiq’s been with Fileboard since the start, and we wanted to get his perspective on just how Fileboard has transformed the world of sales in a brief interview. Describe your day to day tasks “So I always start my day checking my… Read more »

Sales pipeline full of zombies?

A good sales pipeline keeps a consistent and continuous number of closable leads. Sales pipelines can be good or bad, but there is something common between both processes. You might have zombies lingering around in your pipeline and not even know it! Good sales pipelines stay successful because sales reps and managers know how to… Read more »

Learning Engagement: How do your prospects reactions play into the sale?

For a while, we’ve talked about the importance of tracking your prospect’s engagement, and why an informed salesperson can cut their sales pipeline down. So what do you want to look for in the first place? What kind of prospect response other than a definitive “yes” or an “I’m interested” email back should you look… Read more »

Finding your Sales Process: Which leads are hot and which are not!

  Stuffing up your sales pipeline with random, unqualified leads is a disaster for your sales process. Sales reps can make a list of leads without determining their use, but this is only good enough to relax your mind temporarily. Sales pros are always never interested in the quantity of leads, just quality. In plain… Read more »

Sales Success: Are you happy with your current number of (qualified) leads?

Thriving sales reps are mostly concerned about meeting their sales quotas. However, without following a proper protocol laid out by strategic planners in the company, a sales development rep might go astray and tend to end up considering every prospect a qualified lead. For beginners in this profession, everything feels and looks the same. To… Read more »

8 More Master Sales Tips and 11 Mistakes to Avoid!

We get it. You’ve been around the block a few times. You’re hot stuff. You’re the MVP on your sales team. But you want to do better. Master salesperson and perhaps one of sales’ biggest advocates for continual learning, Zig Ziglar, said, “Life is a classroom—only those who are willing to be lifelong learners will… Read more »

7 Secrets of Master Salespeople and 9 Mistakes to Avoid!

Who are the superstar salespeople you admire? Is it David Ogilvy, who literally wrote the manual on selling, or Dale Carnegie who convinced you it was possible to win friends and influence people? Whoever your sales icons are, they weren’t born overnight. It took years of finely tuning their skills to become the amazing salespeople… Read more »

The Truth About Motivating Salespeople in 2017

We’ve seen them plastered all over office walls, pasted all over the internet, and repeatedly recited by sales coaches…but motivational sales quotes aren’t enough. Here’s why: The largest marketing investment for most B2B companies is… Sales reps. According to the Harvard Business Review, U.S. companies alone spend more than $800 billion on sales force compensation… Read more »