Links

As students, professors, and sales professionals, we must be constantly learning. You will never reach a point in your career when you’ve learned everything there is to know about your competition, your products, or your customers.

It’s up to you to stay up to date with the latest technology and tools of our industry. If you stop learning, you stop earning! So, use these links to help you stay up to date.

And don’t forget to download the many sales apps that are available for your smartphone or iPad.

SellingPower.com
www.sellingpower.com
Lots of information, tools and resources from the best print magazine dedicated to sales and selling. It is filled with countless articles and tools to help you succeed. And it’s free to sign up.

Hoovers.com
www.hoovers.com
Everything you ever wanted to know about almost any company. Hoover’s, Inc. publishes business information for use by consumers and business professionals. They are the leading supplier of company information to consumers, reaching more than 6 million people each month.

infoUSA.com
www.infousa.com
A simple, powerful tool that could impact your sales totals in a big way. InfoUSA provides sales leads through the collection, maintenance, and sale of national databases of 11 million businesses and 100 million households.

Sales.com
www.sales.com
Useful web-based applications from Siebel. Sales.com is a site that salespeople can use daily to access web-based applications, tools, and information. Most of the features are located in the “My Desktop” part of the site; you’ll need to register first before you can use them.

CRMGuru.com
www.crmguru.com
Learn what customer relationship management implies for sales, marketing, and customer service departments. This site will help explain why you’re hearing so much buzz about customer relationship management (CRM). CRM synthesizes (under a single software-driven system) the three principal areas of customer focused business processes: sales, marketing and customer service.

BusinessByPhone.com
www.businessbyphone.com
An endless array of information on telesales. Art Sobczak is a leading speaker, writer, and teacher on telemarketing and using the phone to sell. His site combines pitches for his products and services with enough valuable, free information to keep you occupied for hours.

GreatDay.com
www.greatday.com
Sign up to get The Daily Motivator by email every day. We all need a mental boost from time to time. The best thing you could do for your business today is read what Ralph Marston has to say.

Amazon.com
www.amazon.com
It’s not just a bookstore-it’s a sales site! Browse subjects and get recommendations from other salespeople on what has helped their business.

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