Tips for Sales Reps

Five Must-Have Sales Rep Software Tools

When it comes to maximizing your sales, reaching goals, and making the sales process easier, utilizing the best software possible will give you a big advantage. With so many different tools for sales reps available, it’s easy to get lost. In order to help you avoid spending your money on bogus or low quality software, […]

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How to Work a Trade Show as an Independent Sales Rep

If you are an independent sales rep, you probably know the importance of attending a trade show. Not only does a trade show help an independent sales rep to find prospective customers, they are a great place for building relationships. Unlike offices, a trade shows has an open atmosphere as they are designed to promote […]

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Why Independent Sales Reps Fail – What You Can Do

There are many “best in class” sales reps who stumble when they change to being independent sales reps whose income is based on commission. They might have been used to working for an employer who provided them with everything from a laptop, a mobile phone, and software that can help them issue quotes to clients […]

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How to Become a Sales Rep: Is It Right for Me?

A question that inside sales rep employees ask themselves is, “How do I become an independent sales rep?” In constrained economic periods salaried sales jobs see bonuses disappear or commissions get cut. The thought that a sales person can make more money as an independent sales rep, rather than as an employee spurs the search […]

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Top 6 Sales Support Items Manufacturers Representatives Should Expect

These top six sales support items manufacturers representatives should expect from the manufacturers, distributors or sales managers whose products or services are on their line cards. Missing any one of these critical elements can seriously impact either sales or the rep’s sales relationship with the company …or both. » Training – Principals must train the […]

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