Archive for January, 2020

Why Do You Only Use The Phone and Email For Prospecting?

January 31st, 2020

95% of the reps that come to me for help are only using phone and email. So I put the question out there; “Why are you only using phone and email for prospecting?” This is what they tell…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Scripts, Templates, and A Prospecting Plan For You!

January 30th, 2020

I created 3 prospecting cadences from start to finish, with tactics, scripts, and the templates already done for you! I’ll be sending those resources out to everyone who signs up for my upcoming…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

13+ Ways To Use Snail Mail To Get A Decision Maker’s Attention

January 30th, 2020

Most sales reps think of snail mail for one thing, and one thing only; “Thank you” cards/notes! While I can’t disagree with the importance of sending a “Thank you” card, we’re neglecting several…

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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

13+ Ways To Use Snail Mail To Get A Decision Maker’s Attention

January 30th, 2020

Most sales reps think of snail mail for one thing, and one thing only; “Thank you” cards/notes! While I can’t disagree with the importance of sending a “Thank you” card, we’re neglecting several…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Video Announcement From Paul Castain

January 29th, 2020

And don’t forget to reserve your spot for our upcoming prospecting webinar! Here’s what you’ll learn by joining us; 3 Different Prospecting Cadences: You will learn the step by step prospecting…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Video Announcement From Paul Castain

January 29th, 2020

And don’t forget to reserve your spot for our upcoming prospecting webinar! Here’s what you’ll learn by joining us; 3 Different Prospecting Cadences: You will learn the step by step prospecting…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

How To Create A Kick-Ass Prospecting Cadence

January 29th, 2020

I created 3 prospecting cadences from start to finish, with tactics, scripts, and the templates already done for you! I’ll be sending those resources out to everyone who signs up for my webinar…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

How To Create A Kick-Ass Prospecting Cadence

January 29th, 2020

I created 3 prospecting cadences from start to finish, with tactics, scripts, and the templates already done for you! I’ll be sending those resources out to everyone who signs up for my webinar…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Why Decision Makers Are Disregarding Your Prospecting Efforts?

January 29th, 2020

As much as you send a ton of emails, make a ton of calls, etc, you have to acknowledge, that the people you’re trying to sell to, receive a lot too! Here are a few reasons why you aren’t capturing…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

This Prospecting Mistake Will Limit Your Results!

January 28th, 2020

Whenever I train groups of sales people, I ask a simple question. “How do you typically approach a potential client?“ The responses include things like; “I prefer the phone.” “I prefer…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Your Prospecting Cadence Needs A Little Love!

January 28th, 2020

When it comes to your prospecting cadence, how would you grade yourself on the following; Your Message? The Venue (s) That You Use (Phone, Email, Snail Mail, Text, Drop In, Drop Off, Warm Intro From…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

How To Have A Sales Team Meeting That DOESN’T Suck!

January 27th, 2020

Truth be told, most sales meetings SUCK! They are a complete waste of the sales rep’s time because; Too much time is spent reviewing each rep’s projections, pipeline, administrative sh*t, etc. Things…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Getting Pigeonholed By Your Clients Sucks!

January 26th, 2020

Have you ever been pigeonholed by a client? We become “pigeonholed” whenever a client labels us the person they go to for one thing but meanwhile we offer many other things they’re buying from…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

When Prospects Suddenly Lose Interest

January 26th, 2020

We’ve all had it happen where we have a super excited prospect and then; Suddenly they start stalling, making excuses, change their mind, and even; Ghost us! In this week’s episode of The…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Stop Consuming And Start DOING!

January 26th, 2020

Fess up . . . When you come across a really good idea in a blog, in a video, a podcast, on LinkedIn, or perhaps the “interwebs”; Do you make a “mental note” to actually do it?…

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Go to Sales Playbook
Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).