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Growing strategic accounts
A global leader in digital marketing and media solutions wanted to re-engage with its largest and most significant accounts, shifting from “product” sales to solving customers’ business issues. By applying the ValueSelling Account Management® (VSAM) sales methodology, the Strategic Accounts National Sales Team met and exceeded aggressive annual sales goals.
- 16 of the top 20 deals were from the Strategic Accounts team
- 318% increase in qualifying Strategic Accounts
- 12% increase in average number of solutions sold per customer
Improving forecast accuracy
An emerging, cloud-based marketing automation platform company need greater forecast accuracy. The company’s entire value chain—from executive team, Board members, pre-sales, product, customer engagement, professional services—adopted the ValueSelling Framework® and are well on their way to meeting their triple-digit revenue growth goals.
- Lead conversions improved from 25% to 40%
- Realistic and accurate forecast for sales leadership
- Seamless hand-off leads to better client service
Differentiating from the competition
In hyper-growth, an engineering and energy services firm was looking to operate more efficiently and effectively with a strategic sales approach. The practical ValueSelling Framework® sales methodology was easy-to-understand and replicate, helping the sales and engineering team focus conversations on customer value.
- Higher win rates
- More time spent on winnable business via a stringent, qualification process
- Broader solutions for all stakeholders
Moving opportunities forward
One of Denmark's most innovative IoT companies provides a mobile communication channel for shopping malls to increase foot traffic. Invited to "inspire" prospects, the presentations led nowhere. To jump-start the conversations and start winning business, the entire sales and leadership team adopted the ValueSelling Framework®.
- In 6 months, order size increased 9x
- Average order size has grown 10x YOY
- Solutions sold rose from 1 to 10
Maximizing pipeline conversion
How are sales leaders solving their pipeline conversion challenges? The CRO at Evergage knew the key to drive revenue was to adopt a common language and a simple, yet rigorous, qualification process. He was right. In the span of a fiscal quarter, the sales team drove real results with the ValueSelling Framework®.
- Largest quarter in the company’s history
- 50% of the enterprise team was 150% or more over quota
- The entire sales team crushed their numbers 4 days prior to end of quarter
Selling in a commoditized world
A network security company was running against numerous competitors that sold the same commoditized products to US government agencies. Instead of competing on price, they became a leading value-based government service provider, cultivating long-term relationships by using the ValueSelling Framework®.
- Services business tripled in growth
- All time high Customer Net Promoter Scores
- Company-driven products/solutions are more than 50% of total revenues, industry average is 25%
Optimizing the Customer Experience
Hanzo, with its suite of AI-powered investigative technology, knew that adopting a single process and methodology would make the team more productive. For closer alignment, the sales and marketing teams learned the ValueSelling Framework®, enabling a common language focused on customer value, and now Hanzo delivers a seamless customer experience.
- Qualification became 2x faster
- Time to close decreased by 50%
- Tenured reps exceeding previous year by as much as 350%
Achieving higher win rates
A global manufacturer was expanding into the US water metering market with success dependent on transforming technical speak into business conversations. Hundreds of sales, marketing, and product management team members around the globe participated in a ValueSelling Framework® workshop and the ValueSelling processes were into the CRM system.
- Higher win rates with larger utilities
- More rigorous assessment of opportunities to identify, advance, and close, faster
- Poised for leadership in the US, which represents 50% of the water metering market
Increasing the pipeline
An enterprise software company needed to increase sales productivity—demanding more from the existing sales reps—to meet its targets in an extremely competitive marketplace. Since installing the ValueSelling Framework®, sales leadership has seen new pipeline growth, more accurate forecasting, and deal pursuits that are real and meaningful.
- 63% increase in new account average order value
- Key wins with the largest enterprise accounts in company history
- 2X growth year over year
To drive rapid growth, a leading provider of market intelligence solutions needed to increase close rates and better articulate its value proposition. Since adopting the ValueSelling Framework®, the company has quintupled its revenue. The organization successfully integrates newly hired and acquired sales executives and managers quickly with the ValueSelling methodology.
- 33% increase in gross revenues
- 22% increase in productivity
- In 2016, the firm had its best half ever
Qualifying better and faster
Senior leadership went all-in with the ValueSelling Framework®, training 600 sales reps in 6 languages with 21 ValueSelling workshop facilitators as part of the annual sales kick-off. Sellers immediately applied the methodology to opportunities in the pipeline while marketing and product teams created sales enablement materials fully aligned with the ValueSelling process.
- Sales team qualifying deals more effectively
- Sales reps engaging in more meaningful conversations with decision makers
- Bigger deals coming in faster
Using lean processes to grow sales
A global designer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art ovens, which are supplied to the world’s top chefs, award-winning restaurants and high-end retailers, sought to extend its lean manufacturing efficiencies into the sales process. The ValueSelling Framework® proved to be the perfect solution with its inherent qualities of simplicity, efficiency and elegance.
- 75% close rate
- 25% and 35% increase in on-site prospect meetings in 2016 and 2017, respectively
- 23.5% increase in sales and 29% EBITDA