Archive for May, 2020

How To Give Your Sales Emails A Quick Makeover

May 31st, 2020

If you’re like most sales reps, it’s probably been a while since you took a hard look at the emails you’ve been sending. In this week’s episode of The Sales Playbook Podcast…

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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).

Here’s Why Decision Makers Are Disregarding and Deleting Your Cold Emails

May 31st, 2020

As much as you send a ton of emails, you have to acknowledge, that the people you’re trying to sell to, receive a ton more! Here are a few reasons why you aren’t capturing their attention; Your…

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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).

Two Dangerous Extremes To Cold Emailing During Covid-19

May 30th, 2020

There are some who believe that you need to be kind right now and give, give, give. To some extent, they’re right, but; The problem with “give, give, give” is that it creates a…

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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).

How To Write An Awesome Sales Email (Especially During Challenging Times)

May 29th, 2020

Your dream client doesn’t need another “In these uncertain times” or “We’re all in this together” email! They also don’t need an overly aggressive pitch,…

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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).

How To Write An Awesome Sales Email (Especially During Challenging Times)

May 29th, 2020

Your dream client doesn’t need another “In these uncertain times” or “We’re all in this together” email! They also don’t need an overly aggressive pitch,…

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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 Goes Away In 24 Hours (Time Sensitive)

May 28th, 2020

Unfortunately, I’m going to be sunseting my Covid-19 prospecting resource TOMORROW. I’m not doing this as a marketing stunt or to screw over lots of people who really need to download…

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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).

This Goes Away In 24 Hours (Time Sensitive)

May 28th, 2020

Unfortunately, I’m going to be sunseting my Covid-19 prospecting resource TOMORROW. I’m not doing this as a marketing stunt or to screw over lots of people who really need to download…

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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 Prospect When You Work In An Environment With Constant Interruptions

May 28th, 2020

Did you know that according to BASEX we lose more than 25% (2.1 hours) of our work day to interruptions? Said another way; A productivity lose of 2.1 hours each day, = 68.25 days each year! Yep! Holy…

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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 Prospect When You Work In An Environment With Constant Interruptions

May 28th, 2020

Did you know that according to BASEX we lose more than 25% (2.1 hours) of our work day to interruptions? Said another way; A productivity lose of 2.1 hours each day, = 68.25 days each year! Yep! Holy…

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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).

It Bothers Me To Have To Do This (Timely, Please Read ASAP)

May 27th, 2020

Once again, a good gesture on my part, is forcing me to do something I really don’t want to do. Unfortunately, I’m going to be sunseting my Covid-19 prospecting resource in the next few…

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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).

It Bothers Me To Have To Do This (Timely, Please Read ASAP)

May 27th, 2020

Once again, a good gesture on my part, is forcing me to do something I really don’t want to do. Unfortunately, I’m going to be sunseting my Covid-19 prospecting resource in the next few…

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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).

The Best Way To Deal With A Phone Objection During Covid-19

May 27th, 2020

I’ve always felt that the best way to deal with a phone objection is to avoid getting one in the first place. How does one do that, especially during a pandemic? Here’s a quick overview…

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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).

The Best Way To Deal With A Phone Objection During Covid-19

May 27th, 2020

I’ve always felt that the best way to deal with a phone objection is to avoid getting one in the first place. How does one do that, especially during a pandemic? Here’s a quick overview…

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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).

Where To Find Business and How To Court Your Prospects During Covid-19

May 26th, 2020

When Covid-19 started to hit the U.S. aggressively back in March, I decided to offer different prospecting tactics to my clients. Specifically; Where the best opportunities are. An approach most…

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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).

Where To Find Business and How To Court Your Prospects During Covid-19

May 26th, 2020

When Covid-19 started to hit the U.S. aggressively back in March, I decided to offer different prospecting tactics to my clients. Specifically; Where the best opportunities are. An approach most…

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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).