Create Opportunities

Published on February 10, 2016

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The creation and continued growth of new opportunities is essential to sales funnel health. The two activities that have the strongest cause/effect relationship to qualified lead growth among World Class Sales Organisations are.


1. Formalised value proposition

  • Knowing why customers are buying, what truly differentiates you in your customers eyes andworking with marketing to craft your message
  • Making sure you have enough data, first, about your ideal customer and second, to market to that group, based on why they buy from you.
  • Very good prospecting segmentation
  • Non generic, very good data-driven prospecting activity

2. Standard process to qualify opportunities

  • Applying an Ideal Customer Profile against every opportunity allows organisations to move past the enthusiasm of a new opportunity and have discipline in pursuing opportunities that are aligned with growth objectives.