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Is Sticking with Geographic Sales Territories A Mistake?

Is sticking with geographic sales territories a mistake? Maybe, maybe not. Don’t assume it’s the best approach just because historically that’s been the best route. Buyers may haveevolved beyond your current sales model. It’s difficult to grow revenue faster than your...

Allocating Sales Territories For Maximum Revenue Growth

Charles Race is executive vice president of field operations at Informatica, an enterprise software company reporting approximately $1.1 billion in sales. He recently spoke with SBI to discuss how he goes about creating the necessary balance to maximize revenue growth...

Designing Sales Territories

Are you designing territories for 2016, or will be soon? If so, clickhereand listen to this podcast for an example of how to do it correctly. It is an interview withTim Robertson, US Vice President of Sales and Marketing at DHL,...

Case Study: Tim Robertson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at DHL on Designing Sales Territories

If so, click here and listen to this podcast for an example of how to do it correctly. It is an interview with Tim Robertson, US Vice President of Sales and Marketing at DHL, the most international company in the...

How to Build Next Year’s Sales Territories

It’s planning time again. In December, most Sales Managers are getting ready for next year. A major step in the planning process is building or tweaking your sales territories. If next year’s number is bigger, you may need to add...

Are Your Sales Territories Keeping Pace with Customers?

Sales reps want to be productive. Productivity results in quota attainment and job satisfaction. If they’re unproductive, they’ll likely become frustrated and leave. To be productive, they need potential. One root cause of rep turnover is an unproductiveaccount/territory assignment. Often,...

How to Optimize Inside Sales Territories

Are you prepared to optimize the investment in inside sales? (To learn the latest on why insides sales is on the rise, sign up for our Making the Number Tour here.) Over the last two months, I have had several in...

How to Balance and Produce Refined Sales Territories

Much of the first two blogs were about discovering, understanding, and finding ways to maximize the market potential for your sales organization. Now that you have determined true Territory Potential using the process in my last blog and had a head...

3 Keys to Maintaining Effective Sales Territories

Pinpointing the right sales reps to the proper territories at the correct times. Mapping and Maintaining Sales Territories is a tricky process, and it will likely remain tricky forever. But, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t strive for improvement of your Sales...

5 Reasons You Need to Redesign Your Sales Territories

Organize the workload across territories in order to allow for equal coverage and representation of existing customers and prospects Balance Territory revenue potential across territories to allow for even rewards and incentives to all sales reps Economize and Increase Efficiency of your...
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