Value Pricing: The Math behind the Methods

Our series on value pricing continues with a detailed look at how to set prices that benefit both you and your customers. Now that you understand the risks of other pricing models and how value pricing leverages the value your offering creates for customers to maximize earnings for your company, let’s look at one way to actually calculate the optimal price and the data you would need to populate the formula.

Empower Your Business Case with a Spotlight on Sales Growth

The vast majority of buyers evaluate technology solutions based on the criteria of “better, cheaper, faster.” This approach seeks technology that can improve some aspect of their business at a lower cost. While this is important, it’s often incomplete.

Value Pricing: Why Do It?

As we discussed in the first post in this series, Value Pricing: What to Avoid at All Cost, there are many different ways to set the price of your offering, including cost-based, psychological-based, and market-based pricing. Now let’s look at value based pricing and why it is the most effective way to maximize return on investment from your offering.

Are Your Sales and Marketing Tools a GDPR Risk?

Everyone in the software world who hasn’t been living under a rock is (or should be) gearing up for May 25, 2018. That’s when the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) reshapes how organizations around the world approach data privacy with citizens in European Union countries.

Tools for the Times: When You Need to Align Sales and Marketing

The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with saying, “There is nothing permanent except change.” This adage is certainly true centuries later, especially with regard to technology and its impact on today’s sales and marketing organizations.

Value Pricing: What to Avoid at All Cost

What’s your strategy for determining the optimal price for your B2B offering? If you check Wikipedia, the obvious source of all that’s true in the known universe, you’ll find 26 different pricing models or strategies. In this first of a new blog series focused on value pricing, let’s take a closer look and see how you can set prices that benefit both you and your customers.

How to Super-Charge Sales with Agile Learning

Every sales team is under pressure to meet quotas, keep up with product and market changes, and use multiple technologies to speed the sales process and improve results. Although there’s no magic combination of tools and sales techniques, there’s one attribute that can catapult your sales reps from autopilot to quota-busting performance. That attribute is “agile learning.”

Innovative Benchmarking for Outstanding Trade Show Value

The Vision: You and your team exhibit at an important trade show, you schedule and have lots of quality meetings with customers and prospects, and generate lots of new business.

Value Selling Drives Big Results for Small Tech

Small B2B technology companies face the same challenges as businesses of every other size: cash flow, marketing, talent management, execution, access to capital, and more. But they are uniquely tested when it comes to growing sales.

How to Make Every Sales Rep a Challenger

I’ve been reading the now-classic business book, “The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation" by Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson. As I continue to read, it’s becoming increasingly clear to me that value selling can help every sales rep perform like a Challenger by helping them adopt the complementary attributes that make up the profile of this likely sales leader.