2013 Hotlist: What’s In and What’s Out in Inside Sales
Ready to start 2013 with your trend compass? Let’s go!
It’s a strong beginning for 2013. We avoided the Mayan Apocalypse and the fiscal cliff, and if you are part of the 47% who said their final goodbyes to Honey Boo-Boo, we are off to a great start.
Our popular “What’s In and What’s Out in Inside Sales” is now in it’s 10th year! And if you want to know how to best prepare your inside sales organization for 2013, download our Inside Sales 2013 Trends report.
Inside sales continues to make sales history. New quotas, new territories, new elusive customers, and new sales superheroes will put you in high gear as you emerge with force, strength, and courage to do some seriously smart selling.
We like to mix things up. That’s why our 2013 Hotlist is loaded with style, entertainment, gossip and—oh yeah—sales stuff. Let a great New Year begin!
|What’s Out||What’s In|
|Occupy Wall Street||Clean Up Sandy|
|Career climbing||Post-jobs lifestyle|
|Silicon Valley||Shenandoah Valley|
|The 1%||The 47%|
|Social media obsession||Social media vacations|
|Fiscal cliffs||Ecological cliffs|
|“I’m sooooooo busy!”||“Sure, I’m free!”|
|Call blitzing||Intelligent conversations|
|Swag||Hand-written thank you notes|
|Girls just want to have fun||Customers 2.0 just want to have fun|
|30 Rock||Arrested Development|
|Waving to hail a cab||Using an app to hail a cab|
|Louie CK||Hannibal Buress|
|Gay marriage||Gay divorce|
|Food trucks||Hair salon trucks|
|Urban farming||Urban hunting|
|Managers who don’t auto-correct||Smart Sales Manager|
Previous Years’ Hot Lists: