Tag Archives: sales goals

How to maintain consistent sales all year round

Some industries are more suited to a steady stream of sales than others. While some businesses are seasonal, others are evergreen. Those that cannot rely on a constant flow of customers 12 months of the year are forced to get creative when figuring out how to hit sales goals when customer numbers change. Changing how […]

Common mistakes when setting sales goals

Setting realistic and relatable sales goals can be difficult. Especially since they are key to keeping sales staff motivated. But successful sales goals also keep your business strong, keep investors happy, and make team leaders proud of their team.  At Commissionly, we know how to create realistic targets and have put together a list of […]

How to motivate your sales team without using money

In most cases, companies use sales commissions and quotas to motivate their sales reps. Essentially, you hit a particular target, and the company pays you an agreed sum of money. This type of motivator is extrinsic and it is a successful lever but intrinsic, non-financial motivators are important too and getting these working together is the […]

Sales goa​l​s not working out? Here’s what might be going wrong…

Creating sales goals isn’t always an easy process, and anyone who thinks it is is probably doing something wrong. Although businesses do their best, sometimes their targets just don’t match up with reality. To avoid these common mistakes here are some tips on creating sales goals:- Not consulting stakeholders A big mistake is giving the […]

Our top 3 tips to break your sales team out of a slump

No matter how excellent your sales team may be, there will come a time when the dreaded “sales slump” strikes. Essentially a period where sales just don’t seem to be being made, a sales slump can really happen to anyone – but it’s not the end of the world. In fact, with the right help […]

Why sales commissions are important for business growth

When it’s time to analyse sales performance goals, many business owners are often intrigued by the thought of doing away with commissions and paying employees a fixed wage. Maybe it’s a rough patch in the market or the idea that salespeople are not keen on jobs where salaries can fluctuate. But whatever your reasoning may […]

Why communication is the secret to a supercharged sales team

When it comes to sales performance management, there’s, unfortunately, no such thing as a magic wand to create a motivated and effective sales team. So, what is the secret to crafting a supercharged sales team? Well, the answer may just surprise you in its simplicity: communication.  Let’s look at why improving the way you communicate […]

4 ways to benefit from sales management software

If you’re trying to see a difference in your business returns, then what better place to focus on than your sales? It sounds simple, but managing sales properly can be an arduous task, as every business owner knows only too well. There’s just so much to do – monitoring KPIs, distributing leads, proper sales performance […]

5 steps to sales performance management success

Are you keen to boost the effectiveness of your sales team by taking the sales performance management route? Then having an effective approach to help you get there is key. With the right approach, individuals will be able to work towards achieving your organisation’s goals and objectives. Some success factors for sales performance management are: […]

The best methods for running your sales team

Sales is a varied beast, and every industry, company and even individual has a perspective on how to do it best, but you need consistency from your team. Thorough onboarding, regular training and a good operational base are the best way to implement your brand standard, so here are some tips on how you can […]