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The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

The Challenger Customer is about selling to bureaucratic organizations. The thesis is that it doesn't matter if you win over an individual - they are going to take the deal to a group who may think your solution is great, but not even agree on the problem being solved. In partnership with leading organizations around the globe, we develop innovative solutions to drive corporate performance. For example, maybe your training offering is fantastic, but they think the problems needs fixed by upgrading the computer system or hiring more. Types of Mobilizers are broken down, as well as sales and content strategy to accelerate.

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The Challenger Customer by Brent Adamson, Matthew Dixon, Pat Spenner, Nick Toman

The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

This is an outstanding sales and marketing book that is based on their substantial original research. All four authors are frequent contributors to the Harvard Business Review and live in the Washington, D. It turns out that's the last person you should be pitching. It is all perfectly logical. In other words, Challenger sellers do best when they target Challenger customers. Your success or failure also depends on who you challenge.

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The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

What I like best is that as you read the book, you start to imagine sales and marketing working more closely together to deliver the commercial insights and collective learning, and then in chapter 6, they go deep on what marketing must do with content marketing to make it work for your company. To reach key decision makers and help them make an effective consensus decision, sales strategy needs to change. Now their latest research reveals something even more surprising: Being a Challenger seller isn't enough. While many are worth talking to, the highest performing reps concentrated their time on a specific few. It turns out only a very specific type of customer stakeholder has the credibility, persuasive skill, and will to drive consensus and effectively challenge his or her colleagues to pursue a purchase decision more ambitious than the status quo.

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The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results by Brent Adamson, Matthew Dixon, Nick Toman, Pat Spenner

The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

It turns out that's the last person you need. Based on an exhaustive study of hundreds of sales reps and thousands of customers across multiple industries, the authors found that every potential customer contact falls into one of seven distinct profiles. Challenger customers are sceptical, less interested in meeting, and ultimately indifferent as to who wins the deal. Here, in black and white, is an essential new way to think about it. These customers get deals to the finish line far more often than friendlier stakeholders who seem so receptive at first.

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The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

As the bestseller The Challenger Sale proved, challenging the customer is the key to success. For more on , visit. What that team discovered may turn the common wisdom about customer behavior upside down. Most sales reps prefer to approach customers who are open and eager to meet with them, people with clearly articulated needs that make them easy to connect to solutions. The bad: nothing in particular. Your success or failure also depends on who you challenge. Picture your ideal customer: friendly, eager to meet, ready to coach you through the sale and champion your products and services across the organization.

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The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

In other words, Challenger sellers do best when they target Challenger customers. Picture your ideal customer: collegial, eager to meet with you, and ready to champion your products across the organization. To win today, you need a Challenger inside the customer organization--a mobilizer. The high performers spent their time, instead, with customers who were less eager to meet, generally skeptical and difficult to manage, and much more apt to be agnostic about one supplier over another. These customers get deals to the finish line far more often than friendlier stakeholders who seem so receptive at first. I work in the field of B2B marketing and sales, and the conclusions in this book had me thinking and rethinking all the best practices in that field.

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The challenger customer : selling to the hidden influencer who can multiply your results (Book, 2015) [www.socialinterview.com]

The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

This book will set the tone for years of work to come. Now they reveal something even more surprising: the highest-performing sales teams don't focus on friendly, attentive customers. It turns out that's the last person you need. The Challenger Customer is about selling to bureaucratic organizations. They further refine the Mobilizer into three sub-types: the Go-Getter, the Teacher, and the Skeptic and instruct on how to appeal and persuade each of them. ???? It turns out only a very specific type of customer stakeholder has the credibility, persuasive skill, and will to effectively challenge his or her colleagues to pursue anything more ambitious than the status quo. Your success or failure also depends on who you challenge.


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The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

As large company purchases now involve an average of 5. The wide availability of product information, reviews, and research means that the supplier is no longer in control of the message. These customers get deals to the finish line far more often than friendlier stakeholders who seem so receptive at first. Your success or failure also depends on who you challenge. In addition, Brent is a frequent contributor to the as well as being published in Bloomberg Businessweek and Selling Power. Picture your ideal customer: collegial, eager to meet with you, and ready to champion your products across the organization. The authors of The Challenger Customer reveal that high-performing B2B teams grasp something that their average-performing peers don't: Now that big, complex deals increasingly require consensus among a wide range of players across the organization, the limiting factor is rarely the salesperson's inability to get an individual stakeholder to agree to a solution.

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The challenger customer : selling to the hidden influencer who can multiply your results (Book, 2015) [www.socialinterview.com]

The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

But it turns out that's only half the story. The high performers spent their time, instead, with customers who were less eager to meet, generally skeptical and difficult to manage, and much more apt to be agnostic about one supplier over another. Most marketing and sales teams go after low-hanging fruit: buyers who are eager and have clearly articulated needs. Picture your ideal customer: collegial, eager to meet with you, and ready to champion your products across the organization. To make a sale, an easy-going, agreeable customer is the last person you need.


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The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

The thesis is that it doesn't matter if you win over an individual - they are going to take the deal to a group who may think your solution is great, but not even agree on the problem being solved. The Challenger Customer Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results By Brent Adamson, Matthew Dixon, Pat Spenner and Nick Toman By Brent Adamson, Matthew Dixon, Pat Spenner and Nick Toman By Brent Adamson, Matthew Dixon, Pat Spenner and Nick Toman By Brent Adamson, Matthew Dixon, Pat Spenner and Nick Toman By Brent Adamson, Matthew Dixon, Pat Spenner and Nick Toman Read by Steve Kramer By Brent Adamson, Matthew Dixon, Pat Spenner and Nick Toman Read by Steve Kramer About The Challenger Customer Four years ago, the bestselling authors of The Challenger Sale overturned decades of conventional wisdom with a bold new approach to sales. It turns out only a very specific type of customer stakeholder has the credibility, persuasive skill, and will to effectively challenge his or her colleagues to pursue anything more ambitious than the status quo. In other words, Challenger sellers do best when they target Challenger customers. Instead, they target challenger customers. It also provides a blueprint for finding them, engaging them with disruptive insight, and equipping them to effectively challenge their own organization.

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