salesnerd
Head of Growth
Portland, ME, United States
10+ years in sales
Joined February 2019
4,710
Lifetime Commission Earned
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About
Sales and SDR leader who hasn't forgotten what it's like to be a seller.
Products I've sold
Field Sales Software
CRM Software
Shoes
Press Release Distribution Software
Departments I've sold into
HR / Recruiting
Finance
Operations
oper
Accounting & Finance
Investor Relations
Sales
Marketing
Public Relations
Communications
Sales roles I've held
Sales Director
Sales Manager (SMB)
SDR (Sales Development Rep)
AM (Account Manager)
AE (Account Executive)
Stages of companies I've sold for
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WR Officer
Arsonist
Politicker
Big Shot
Influencer
OG Sales Savage
Valued Contributor
Acclaimed Answer
Catalyst
Opinionated
Executive
Fire Starter
Contributor
Praised Answer
Good Citizen
Member
Old School Bravo
Posts
43
Motivation without commission?
Discussion
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Deal Story
salesnerd closed a deal for $14k to the Operations, Sales departments
A competitive takeaway. In the spirit of the War Room, I went full sales savage to win this deal. I had to run a trial, which is always a bummer, but was able to spend an hour on the phone with the DM ...
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Deal Story
salesnerd closed a deal for $5.0k to the Sales department
This was a nice win because it was an upsell for an already pretty large customer. I was able to cross sell to another department within the sales organization and increase the contract value by ~50%! ...
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Deal Story
salesnerd closed a deal for $6.8k to the Sales department
Very excited about this one because it was a big renewal for me. It's not a gigantic account but represented one of my company's first annual contracts. We survived a change in leadership, a competitiv...
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Best company swag you've received?
Question
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Cold audio iMessages for prospecting?
Question
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Have you ever sent a cold audio message?
+27
verbalzzzzzz , Β  Chep , Β  JuicyKlay Β  and 27 people voted
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Opening to a cold email... hi, hey, hello, greetings, etc.
Discussion
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How do you start cold emails?
Dr Hu
+47
Supersize , Β  DrSQOat , Β  HumanSalesman Β  and 47 people voted
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Must have WFH tools/tech/appliances/things
Question
74
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Cold outreach: new thread or threaded responses?
Question
4
Threaded response or new email chain?
Ae Co
+38
AessK , Β  ColdCallHotCoffee , Β  SaaSyBee Β  and 38 people voted
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SaaS sales terminology glossary
Question
33
Would you find a glossary of sales terms helpful if you were new to sales?
Co
+111
FrattyG , Β  TheOverTaker , Β  ColdCallHotCoffee Β  and 111 people voted
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Are you gonna hit your Q1 quota?
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You gonna hit your quota?!
+43
GameOfPhones , Β  Corpslovechild , Β  Feds_Watchin Β  and 43 people voted
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Highest open rate subject line possible?
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12
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What are your best/worst typos in emails to clients?
Question
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How do you end your emails? Best/worst sign off
Discussion
36
How do you end your emails?
ca jb
+70
carbonpro , Β  jbeezy , Β  88mph Β  and 70 people voted
9
Side hustles
Discussion
33
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Last (selling) day of the month!
Discussion
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2
What are you going to do to make Tuesday great?!
Discussion
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10
Best sales meme accounts to follow? (instagram)
Discussion
12
12
MBA for salespeople?
Question
15
Is it worth it for a salesperson to get an MBA?
Dd
pa
+85
Dday , Β  uncorpse , Β  pacman Β  and 85 people voted
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Untraditional sales books?
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How many have you/your company made? "10+ Of The Most Common Mistakes in Early SaaS Sales" article from Jason Lemkin
Discussion
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