In a recent series of articles about extreme velocity sales on Forbes Magazine, I’ve mapped a way to improve your sales performance. In the latest article, I share a useful selling secret. There are two main ways to have better conversations with your leads: one is to polish up your skills with sales training, and…

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The second annual Forbes Cloud 100 list was published today, and XANT is featured for the second year in a row. The Cloud 100 is a prestigious list populated by some of the biggest innovators on the planet. If you want to see the future of tech, this is where to look. Selection is limited…

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This past week I’ve been flying across the western U.S. to meet with some large potential clients. On Monday night I flew to Vegas on Delta only to turn right back around and fly back to Salt Lake on Tuesday before lunch. Today I’m flying to San Jose via Southwest and I’ve noticed quite a…

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There’s one company that is generating tremendous amounts of leads – over 60,000 – through their website each month. This powerhouse company is none other than HubSpot. Ken Krogue, President and co-founder of XANT, recently interviewed Mark Roberge, Senior Vice President of Sales and Services at HubSpot, in anticipation of the join webinar they will…

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In past articles, we’ve talked about the benefits of getting direct dial numbers for decision makers in order to increase contact ratios. Well, here’s another tip to help boost your contact ratios and avoid gatekeepers: Contact the decision maker via social media (LinkedIn, Twitter or Google+ specifically). It may seem like an indirect form of…

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