15 Quotes to Inspire Your Sales and Lead Generation Drive in 2017

Sales and lead generation is the process that consumes immense amount of energy and need paramount patience. The hardworking professionals involved in sales have to face rejections, disappointments, criticisms, challenging questions and an enormous pressure of meeting their sales targets. However, a sales person must have the courage to turn the stumbling blocks into stepping stones because success, celebration and growth lie beyond his fears and disappointments.

Here are 15 quotes from celebrated Marketing Gurus to ignite your sales and lead generation drive this New Year:

  1. “The lead generation process starts by finding out where your target market ‘lives’ on the web.” – Wayne DavisWayne Davis

  2. “For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough.” – Zig ZiglarZig Ziglar

  3.  “The offer determines to a large extent whether you can maintain a dialogue with a prospect rather than a series of episodes. The offer communicates your intention.”-  Phil FernandezPhil Fernandez

  4. “Constant analysis is key in successful selling and when included as a best of practice and performed as a routine, many low producing sales months can be avoided.” – Steve CunninghamSteve Cunningham

  5. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.”- Zig ZiglarZig Ziglar

  6. “Lead generation excels when a campaign is looking to capture a piece of factual intelligence that could never be modeled or predicted through profiling and sophisticated propensity algorithms.” – Chris CunninghamChris Cunningham

  7. “The sales team owns the sales funnel. But as a B2B marketer, you feed the top of their funnel.”- Doug KesslerDoug Kessler

  8. “Content is fire, social media is gasoline.” – Jay BaerJay Baer

  9. “We do a lot of one-night stands in lead generation and not enough long-term relationships” – Mike kingMike king

  10. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect.” – W. Clement StoneW. Clement Stone

  11. “Sales may lead to advertising as much as advertising leads to sales.” – Michael SchudsonMichael Schudson

  12. “Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, “make me feel important.” Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.” – Mary Kay AshMary Kay Ash

  13. “The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them.”– Jill KonrathJill Konrath

  14. “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.”- Zig ZiglarZig Ziglar

  15. “Making your prospects feel like they have an exclusive membership in a club makes Lead Generation a positive customer experience.” – Eric BrowerEric Brower