Sales Controlling

Wie wird Vertrieb in 50 Jahren funktionieren – Blick in die Zukunft

What type of B2B sales will still exist in 50 years?

Will sales jobs still exist in fifty years from now? Will robots take over all sales jobs? How will artificial intelligence redefine sales management? What long-term influence does digitisation have on B2B sales?

To discuss the future of sales, let’s first present how companies made Business-to-Business sales 50 years ago and how it works today. Let’s then peep inside the crystal ball to see what sales (and marketing) can look like in the future.

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CLV B2B Forecast

How to Define and Increase the Lifetime Value of your B2B Customers

 
Customer Lifetime Value Definition for B2B.

Sales and marketing B2B experts define customer lifetime value (CLV or often CLTV), lifetime value (LTV) or lifetime customer value (LCV) as the net profit attributed to the entire customer relationship. Sales practitioners usually referred to this value as predicted, yet it can also be a historical value.

For business-to-business sales managers and marketers alike, the ability to calculate what customers are worth is hugely appealing. That is the reason why customer lifetime value is prevalent in so many industries nowadays. CLV represents a quantitative metric and brings a long-term perspective to customer relationships.

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Business Intelligence in Tools in B2B Sales: Make or Buy?

B2B sales intelligence – should you make or buy your tool?

With the cost of sales sky-rocketing and customers changing their buying behaviour, sales intelligence has become critical to the success of any company.

This situation is especially evident in Business-to-Business, where the cost of sales makes takes the top red of each income statement.
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Why is your ERP useless without AI?

Why is a legacy ERP becoming irrelevant in an AI era, and what can you do about it?

Let’s face it. In a few years, we will lose the battle against the terminator. Even without the help of a computer scientist, a sales manager recognizes that the near future will bring considerable changes in his profession – triggered by artificial intelligence (AI).

 

Soon machines will take over the job of a sales manager. There will be artificial thinking selling-machine more efficient than salespeople will ever be, thanks to artificial intelligence. The more data they gather, the better they get. Machines will soon take over. Brace yourself.

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Predictive Analytics with Excel

How Do You Do Predictive Analytics in Excel Without Rocket Science? The Easiest Sales Forecasting Template.

 
You know the problem entirely. You are using Excel for your sales forecast. Your spreadsheet reports your next quarter revenue, and you need a reliable result.

Accurately forecasting sales is critical for your job. You are an experienced sales manager and have a strong affinity to sales analytics. Only with precise sales forecasts can you negotiate healthier sales goals with your team and management.

With reliable sales predictions, you can improve your sales process and prioritize accounts.

How do you forecast sales today?

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