Sales and PR teams have a lot in common, right?
You pitch stories; sales teams make deals. It’s all selling, and it’s all about building better relationships with customers and clients.
So you might be interested to hear that high-performing sales teams are 3.5 times more likely to use analytics to improve those relationships than underperforming teams.
Take note: The best teams are those embracing technology at every turn.
Let’s look at how such sales teams work and what we can learn from them:
1. Build trust with inbound marketing.
Building relationships goes beyond pushing out a press release or picking up the phone. It’s about establishing trust and starting a conversation.
Sales teams do this in their sleep. They create content—guides, free downloads, e-books—to build authority and avoid cold-calling.