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What a terrific way to start my day. Thanks to the Warren and the folks at The Customer Edge from SAP. Thank you so very much!
Today's sales landscape is challenging. Follow these nine experts on Twitter to gain insight and learn how to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.
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Twitter Overtakes LinkedIn as #1 Social Media Site for Salespeople. This one is worth the read. http://bit.ly/1ewgyex

Is Forbes becoming less trustworthy with so many marketing company executives writing posts for them? More marketing vs. in-depth writing from subject matter experts. Love to hear your thoughts.
according to the survey and research we developed with a client, Twitter was ranked slightly more valuable than LinkedIn when it came to sales prospecting. This is a follow up to a sales survey I wrote about on Forbes with Jim Keenan in 2013.
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I just bought a new Teleprompter tool for $17.00 that works on PC/Mac/iPad/Android. I already have other teleprompter tools but none work on all devices and have the flexibility that this one does. 

It was built by a guy in Oregon with a solid reputation for video production. Just look past the hypey internet marketing approach and look at the features and capabilities. It is only $17.00 for the launch next few days and then it is going up in price. 

If you are working with video, or planning to, I put my endorsement strongly behind this purchase.
...with Amazing NEW Teleprompter Pro, that displays an easy-to-read script at the same speed the speaker or speakers are reading it. Designed to render the highest quality professional results, which actors, news anchors, and Presidents use. Used as designed, you never stumble, you never forget, ...
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Register or be banished from the "cool kids" table! Just register and be done with it.
  It doesn't matter what your job title is, sales is the fuel of growth.  Even if your job description doesn't include sales, understanding the latest thinking will be helpful to you now and in the future. I'd like to invite you, and your entire organization to come and be inspired by the top minds in the industry tomorrow, May 7th. This online summit is free and features 80 sales authors, industry experts and business leaders like: Tom Hopkin...
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Interesting to see what Gates predicted back then that is now commonplace. Of more interest to me are the 4 areas that have yet to see their full potential. Excited to see my major area of focus - training and education - is one of those 4. I believe that the next significant cultural shift is going to be in adult education. What do you think?
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The Microsoft founder's forecasts have proved eerily prescient--and a few of them could still turn out to be great startup ideas.
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A terrific list of those to follow if you want to grow in your sales career. Honored to be included on the list.
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Plus, a look inside the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals.
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Prospecting is still the #1 challenge according to my recent subscriber survey. Here are some thought from Mark Hunter that can help.
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An excellent post about the reason we take time off to remember and thank those who have sacrificed everything so that the rest of us can enjoy what we are all blessed with today.
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How do you select experts in your field to learn from? I share my thoughts on the increasing difficulty of sorting the true experts from the pretenders. I hope you take the time to read this post and to share your thoughts in the comments area below the blog post so that others can learn from your perspective.
Instant experts are everywhere and the volume has made it more challenging to discover the real experts from the posers. How do you find the real experts?
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This one is worth putting on your calendar - important topic with two women that have the credibility to inform us all.
 
There are real perception challenges for women in sales. We're going ot break down those challenges and highlight the power women bring to the world of sales. You DON'T want to miss this.  "The Word" Ep. 5 on April 23rd 11AM/1PM EST! #SalesJolt #SalesWomen #BitchOrBadass #sellLikeAGirl   #SalesWomenROCK
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I need your help! I am working a convention booth next week and frankly, it's been a while since I have worked the floor at a trade show. HIMSS conference I believe was my last time. What are your suggestions, tips and recommendations to make this the best experience for my visitors and my feet! Come on - give 'em up.
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Honored to be included here on one of the more unique lists in business. Love the variety of professions and focus included. Big thanks! Can't blame them for putting the pretty face up -Nancy:)
These top sales enablement professionals are the most influential thought leaders and top resources for strategy and best practice.
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Miles Austin is "The Web Tools Guy"
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Miles Austin is “The Web Tools Guy” and popular Seattle Social Media, Social Business and Social Selling speaker.

Miles is able to take his audience from the theory to the implementation of the tools and social platforms that are transforming society. 

Leveraging his extensive sales and leadership background from Fortune 500 market leaders to three of his own start-ups, he helps his audiences make sense of the rapidly changing business landscape.

He is known for delivering thought-provoking presentations that encourage attendees to take action.

Miles is President of Fill the Funnel and author of the popular Fill the Funnel blog. He is also the driving force behind TopSalesBooks and NewToolsForBusiness.


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