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RedLightning
Mid-Market AE
Austin, TX, United States
3 years in sales
Joined March 2021
2,359
Lifetime Commission Earned
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About
Topo's are for closers!
Products I've sold
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Departments I've sold into
Owner
PR
Marketing
Accounting & Finance
Sales roles I've held
AE (Account Executive)
SDR (Sales Development Rep)
Stages of companies I've sold for
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Valued Contributor
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Contributor
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Fire Starter
Good Citizen
Posts
12
Irony from a prospect
Discussion
34
21
Deal Story
RedLightning closed a deal for $3.6k to the owner department
This one came in lower than I'd like, but I'm still really happy to win this one in Q3 vs Q4 and have a quick upsell opp for next month. This person came inbound after hearing great things about our p...
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+16
16
Realizing that the customer is the problem
Question
28
14
So you're selling to performance marketing/ demand generation teams (inbound marketing teams)
Advice
11
Is this type of post helpful?
+87
Grant_Horun , Β  Wellss , Β  Sunset Β  and 87 people voted
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4
Academy subject request - So you're selling to X - departmental guides
Discussion
7
Would you find that valuable?
+105
Grant_Horun , Β  MitchandMurray , Β  The.Machine Β  and 105 people voted
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How to save face?
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Deal Story
RedLightning closed a deal for $8.9k
The timeline on this one kept bouncing around but shrunk at the last few weeks and we were able to bring it in early in the month. Went head to head against a competitor who is the big name in the spac...
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+30
11
Politely asking a prospect to hold up their end
Question
23
10
What would be your anti-dream team?
Question
23
5
Adjusting your prospecting to a new department
Question
9
6
What's a normal number of OOO bounce back emails?
Question
11
15
Pushed meetings & when to pull the plug
Question
18
12
Looking for a tactful way to approach BDR manager
Question
36
12
Gobble Gobble
Question
17
4
What do you think would happen if you responded with this to a prospect that's ghosting you (shitpost)
Question
9
6
point of contact getting fired or leaving the company
Discussion
10
17
Does anyone ever overprep for a cold call?
Question
21
21
Deal Story
RedLightning closed a deal for $4.3k
I'm pretty new in my current role and got my first deal through the door. Very quick turnaround on this! Disco'd on Tuesday, Demo'd on Wednesday, and signed a few hours ago. The 10 PM contract signat...
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7
Closing traditions / Celebrating wins remotely
Question
8
3
Anyone know anything about server capacity?
Discussion
3
8
Poorly designed websites
Discussion
13
36
What company has the most "cultish" culture?
Question
63
4
Question for Salesloft/Outreach users
Question
7
7
Out of office messages
Discussion
16
8
Where did you land in Q2?
Question
12
Quota attainment percentage
+37
No_ty , Β  ryan_repvue , Β  BCD Β  and 37 people voted
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They say red wine pairs well with steak.
Discussion
51
12
Irony
Discussion
8
11
What's your clear "this person will never buy my product" sign
Discussion
12
3
Question for Salesloft users
Question
3
3
Error while trying to upload a profile picture
Question
11
13
Thoughts on Linkedin?
Question
15
Is Linkedin an Echo Chamber
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+73
KyloSellMeThisRen , Β  pacman , Β  DBook Β  and 73 people voted
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10
What is the modern "coffee is for closers"
Discussion
10
6
Currently wearing my sales hat while making cold calls
Discussion
6
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What to do while offboarding?
Advice
15
2
Has anyone used Kennected?
Question
3
4
How would you react if a company you are interviewing at had a custom CRM
Question
5
5
What is typical opportunity rate for outbound sales?
Question
3
what is a typical rate for outbound sales?
+29
ButWaitTheresMore , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  BCD Β  and 29 people voted
3
What roles do you sell to and what do they care about?
Discussion
3
5
How do you deal with motivation issues?
Discussion
11
1
Who will be complained about first?
Question
5
What will be the first complaint?
+21
verbalzzzzzz , Β  BCD , Β  sam Β  and 21 people voted
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4
Organizational changes - should I take a new role that isn't clearly defined
Discussion
7
2
Is Video effective for you in cold outreach?
Question
Comment
How well does it work for you in comparison to other cold outreach methods?
+18
verbalzzzzzz , Β  BCD , Β  sam Β  and 18 people voted
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Building an outbound SDR team from scratch - looking for some advice to help them hit the ground running
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