As a sales manager, it is your responsibility to create and develop an effective sales plan. If you have strong business plan your sales team or sales people will be able to focus on selling your product of service.
Sales planning are more than just putting numbers into spreadsheets it is crucial into getting the results you want for your business. Whether you are a small business owner, an employee selling your own services, or a sales manager of a large organization the steps in sales planning are the same.
Steps in creating an effective sales plan are; define your goal, plan how to achieve the desired outcome, and turn your plans to reality.
Step one is to define your goals and objective that you want your business to achieve. Plenty of sales operations are making mistakes on creating goals based on what their sales team can sell. Build a picture on what you want to achieve at the end of the year. Continue reading