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Favorite department to sell into

We all have our favorite departments to target. What is yours and why.



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salesnerd
WR Officer
+16
Head of Growth
Sales. No bullshit, they know what I'm doing and why I'm asking the questions I'm asking. They can be bad about negotiating at times, but they also are receptive to "I'm XXX away from my quota, so if you can get it done this month I'll discount it"
MrMotivation
Politicker
+4
Sales
came here to say this. Nothing is better than selling to sales people. No fluff, they aren't afraid to tell you no. Nothing is more fun to me than selling to sales teams
ZebraStripe
Opinionated
+1
Sr Sales Director
When are you selling to a sales team?  Sales enablement or process software?  Even that I'd think would be sold into operations folks?

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DaveFromCollege
Notorious Answer
+7
Account Executive
Sales and Marketing are my favorites, usually bubbly people and can hold a real conversation well
closedwon
Politicker
+7
VP Sales
Never sold to sales, most of career is selling to IT security and HR. HR nice and stick with you but take forever to close a deal.  

IT impossible to initially contact but always have budget, especially, if your solution solves a very specific problem.  
ZebraStripe
Opinionated
+1
Sr Sales Director
Ad Ops.  They never get ANY love so they really appreciate all the niceties and are generally forthcoming with information.  
Jnye
Enterprise account executive
Interesting take. I’m selling into ads and I’ll take that into account 
Trinity
WR Officer
+7
BusDev
Insights and D&A. They're more straightforward with their response and I like the challenge of convincing people that are analytical.
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
up in Fiji, under paddy
Sales for reasons already stated. Like attracts like!

Finance, they get to the point and are usually at least somewhat educated on my product. 
Jackywaky
Arsonist
+9
Master of Disaster
IT - especially if you're into SaaS or Tech. Straight to the point. 
ChiefPipelineOfficer
Opinionated
+1
Director of Business Development
Sales. They don't call us narcissist for nothing. 
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Favorite way to sell
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Your favorite industry/persona to sell?
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