New Reality: How to Engage Buyers Right Now

As companies reinvent their sales and marketing efforts, the number one challenge remains how to effectively engage buyers. Based on the popular keynote from Virtual Summit and On-Demand Webinar from CEO and Founder of TOPO covers the topic of how to engage buyers right now.

Using High Value Offers to Drive Virtual Selling Success

Over the past few months, TOPO has covered the importance of using extreme value in differentiating during a time of uncertainty. Here is the difference between extreme value and high value offers and how to use high value offers to drive virtual selling success:

Responding to a Crisis: A New Revenue Framework

The global pandemic caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) had repercussions in the business environment unlike anything we have ever seen. Marketing and sales organizations have had to adjust to new ways of working and communicating with buyers with a previously unimagined degree of speed and agility.

Finding The Deputy, One of Three Things Virtual Sellers Need To Do Today

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Every seller is now learning to navigate this virtual selling environment. To achieve success, they must focus on the mission critical needs of their prospects, tighten their message, and find the right stakeholders to engage in this new environment.

6 Tips To Turn Insights Into Extreme Value Messaging

As we look ahead to the next 3-6 months, organizations need to set up the organization to continuously collect insights and craft relevant messaging to engage customers and buyers. Below is session from our Virtual Summit where Dan Gottlieb our Sales Analyst, shares how companies are setting up “the newsroom,” turning insights into extreme value messaging and plays.

The COVID-19 Pandemic: The New Framework for Revenue Growth

The COVID-19 disruption has created new strategic considerations for sales and marketing, resulting in the need to re-analyze target markets, re-allocate resources, offer extreme value, change tactics, and re-design organizations for the new environment.

Pipeline Survey, 70% of respondents anticipate at least 20% decline in pipeline

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has created the most disruptive business environment of our lifetime. The speed in which the anticipated impact came to fruition was startling and sudden .

Over the course of four weeks (March 5 to April 2), pipelines increasingly worsened for sales and marketing organizations as buyers took less meetings.

Extreme Value In A Time of Extreme Uncertainty. Sales Is Stepping Up to Deliver.

As sellers across multiple markets face an increasingly commoditized and hyper-competitive buying environment, sales leaders help lead the organization through rigorous change in pursuit of one goal: help deliver extreme value to prospects throughout the buying process, and thus, exceed quarterly targets. The pursuit of extreme value spawns rigorous resource prioritization and a significant investment in a new kind of sales culture full of transparency, feedback, and coaching. Meanwhile, as fast-growing companies rapidly evolve, sales leaders find themselves evaluating tradeoffs between people, process, technology, tactics, and metrics.

150% Increase in Buyers Not Booking Meetings, COVID-19 Survey Reveals

TOPO is actively capturing the impacts of COVID-19 on generating pipeline and how fast moving organizations are offsetting the impact.

Based on over 400 respondents, The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact survey highlights a number of changes that have negatively impacted companies’ ability to create pipeline, including buyers working from home (cited by 55% of respondents) and budget freezes (23%). But what is most striking is how quickly factors impacting pipeline have changed from the first week the survey was launched (the week of March 1) until now (partial results for the week of March 15).

Coronavirus: Immediate Recommendations for Pipeline Generation

The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting daily life, and marketing and sales leaders need to know how to rapidly adjust in this changing business landscape. In our survey of high-growth companies, 79% of respondents indicated that pipeline has moderately or significantly decreased due to the coronavirus.